Firefighter Combat Challenge Comes To Milwaukee, Wisconsin This Weekend

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The Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge is coming to Milwaukee, Wisconsin this weekend. Firefighters from around the country will be there to compete in this physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community.

A firefighter aims at the target with the hose at the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge.

We are so excited to bring this event to Milwaukee, and to show off the physical prowess and talents of America's heroes!

We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the Milwaukee this weekend. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of firefighters, and will be part of a national Challenge tour to be held throughout the United States in 2014.

While you must be a firefighter to take part in the competition, the public is encouraged to come and watch as the participants navigate the Challenge course, or “the toughest two minutes in sports,” as it was dubbed by ESPN.

The Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be held at the Milwaukee Area Technical College, 6665 S. Howell Avenue, Oak Creek, Wisconsin. The Individual competition runs start on Friday, September 12, at 4 PM, and the Tandem and Team Relays begin on Saturday, September 13, at 11 a.m. Firefighters participating in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge®, will be competing in a five-evolution event, which includes a 5-story tower climb with high-rise pack, hose hoist, forcible entry, hose advance, and victim rescue. Competitions shall include individual, team, tandem, and relay. Firefighters will vie for times, points, and placement qualifying them for the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge World Challenge, to be held in Phoenix, in November 2014.

For a complete description of Challenge rules and regulations, or to register as a competitor, please visit http://www.firefighterchallenge.com. The registration fees are: Individual $75, Team $290, Tandem $90, Relay $195.

Also this weekend, there will be a Kids’ Firefighter Challenge that targets youth from ages 4 to 11 and is­ a miniaturized version of its adult counterpart. The Kids’ Challenge is an exciting adventure for any child who ever wanted to put on some fire gear and squirt a fire hose.

The Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge was founded 22 years ago, by Dr. Paul Davis, as a physical fitness research project at the University of Maryland. The Challenge is based out of Burtonsville, Maryland, and maintains a goal of promoting fitness within the first responder community.

For more information about the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge, please visit http://www.firefighterchallenge.com, or call 301.421.4433.

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