Updated on January 9th, 2023
This event will consist of competitors donning fire bunker gear properly and as quickly as possible. The performance will be timed and evaluated according to the event guidelines. To encourage students to develop the skills to don firefighter protective gear properly and quickly as they would do in a real world practical application.
Competitors shall wear full bunker gear during the event (see competitor supplies). Competitors shall wear tactical/cargo/BDU style pants or shorts. Competitors shall wear solid black tennis shoes or boots. The bunker gear shall be appropriately fitted to the competitor (not overly big on the competitor).
Competitors are required to provide the following materials for the duration of the competitive event. No additional materials may be used that are not in the material list.
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(may be clips or velcro for closing)
This event may be held in a room large enough to accommodate three people and the Bunker Gear setup. The event may also be held outdoors on a solid ground surface and flat as to not create an increased level of difficulty or safety hazard for the competitors. (examples: athletic gyms, cafeterias, and large common areas are acceptable locations for this event. Areas with sand, mud, or unlevel ground are unacceptable)
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