my explorer group is trying to start a competition with a mix of ems and fire. Does any one hve any plans or tips they would like to share?
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07-17-2007, 04:03 PM #1slfd07Firehouse.com Guest
starting a new explorer comp.
07-23-2007, 05:53 PM #2
We have hosted a competition for the last five years for local Jr./Explorer programs. E-mail me and I will send you our rules.Kevin Sink
Fair Grove Fire Dept.
Thomasville, NC USA
07-23-2007, 05:57 PM #3
A town a couple over from me has one every year. It's Fire/EMS as well. It's getting better by the year.
One tip - try to get outside judges. That was on thing this year that presented itself as a potential problem. The judges were all firefighters from the different participating companies. So therefore, "home team" advantage had to be looked at. So see if you get people who aren't associated with any of the participating teams to judge.
07-24-2007, 09:50 AM #4
Talk with the Boy Scouts, They have comps in my area every year in Gatlinburg for all explorer post. I think they are open to everyone.GFD748 First in... Last out.. Everyone goes home.... Do the best job you can and do it safely
07-24-2007, 03:51 PM #5
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i was thinking away from the boy scouts because then you would have a million troops there and no real purpose of a comp.
07-24-2007, 07:22 PM #6slfd07Firehouse.com Guest
thank you all very much
07-24-2007, 07:25 PM #7slfd07Firehouse.com Guest
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07-28-2007, 11:09 AM #8
Check out the Mock Disaster Thread. Granted, MD isn't a competition, but it's our biggest event for putting Fire/EMS skills to the 'test' with lots of hands on/real life scenarios.Kyle
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