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Registration for The British Firefighter Challenge 2021

by Greg Preston
Registration for The British Firefighter Challenge 2020 is Now Open

Registration is now open for The British Firefighter Challenge 2021 at Fire Service College, Moreton-in-Marsh on 9th/10th October 2021. As you may already know, the Hull competition was postponed to 2022 due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Events include:

Stair Ascent

Competitors will start at the base of the three-story Crofton Tower, both feet on the ground, competitors may have one or both hands on the hand rails provided prior to the stair climb. On the sounding of the start horn, the competitor will ascend the stairs to the top of the tower. Competitors may climb more than one step at a time on the way up but they must use the external handrail provided at all times within the marked off areas.

Harken Haul Aloft

Once a competitor has reached the top of the Crofton Tower, they must haul up one length of 70mm delivery hose provided by Angus Fire, this must be hauled over the guard rail provided and then placed into the box provided.

Corhaven Force

Following the stairs, the competitor then proceeds by the marked route to the Forcible Entry Machine built and sponsored by Corhaven. The competitor must have both feet on the platform and using the hammer provided, hit the weight the full distance of the Corhaven machine.

Angus Fire Hose Drag

The competitor will connect a length of 70mm lay flat delivery hose to a light portable pump delivery (hose and LPP provided by Angus Fire), they will then go to the end of the hose, pick up the branch and drag the hose 60 metres to a marker line, the branch must be dropped over the line to complete this section.

This year’s schedule:

  • Saturday 9th October 2021: All Males 18-44
  • Sunday 10th October 2021: Males over 45, all females and relay event

Please confirm that you can attend the entire day before entering. You will need to register at 8 am on the day of your race, and all race times will be allocated on the day and are subject to change.

The only way to be a part of the British Firefighter Challenge is to register online. We would encourage you to register quickly in order to avoid disappointment!

Registration for The British Firefighter Challenge 2021 – sign up here.

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