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Updated on September 4th, 2022
Event Name
Search and Rescue
ScoringPlacement
Time BasedLowest Score Wins
Required Criteria

Disqualification

Competitors/Teams must meet the following minimum criteria. Failure to meet criteria will result in disqualification.

Must have all required equipment
Must keep on worn equipment until after the time is stopped.
Must not stand up during the maze during the search
Must not cause damage to the maze
Must not drop the baby
CriteriaSecs

Time Penalties

Competitors/Teams that fulfill the requirements of a penalty will have the penalty seconds added on to their time. Some penalties are added per infraction and some are single use.

Point of Entry - Did not use radio to advise other firefighters they were entering the building

10

secs

Point of Entry - Did not feel the door for heat conditions

10

secs

Point of Entry - Did not verbalize checking the front door for heat conditions

10

secs

Search and Rescue - Deviated from search pattern

10

secs

Search and Rescue - Reckless and unsafe techniques used to navigate the maze

10

secs

Search and Rescue - Did not use radio to advise other firefighters the baby was located

10

secs

Search and Rescue - Unsafely carried the baby from the location to the exit

15

secs

Recited Equipment/Items located (penalty only added for number of items used in the event) - Missed Item #1

5

secs

Recited Equipment/Items located (penalty only added for number of items used in the event) - Missed Item #2

5

secs

Recited Equipment/Items located (penalty only added for number of items used in the event) - Missed Item #3

5

secs

Recited Equipment/Items located (penalty only added for number of items used in the event) - Missed Item #4

5

secs

Recited Equipment/Items located (penalty only added for number of items used in the event) - Missed Item #5

5

secs

Recited Equipment/Items located (penalty only added for number of items used in the event) - Missed Item #6

5

secs

Recited Equipment/Items located (penalty only added for number of items used in the event) - Missed Item #7

5

secs

Recited Equipment/Items located (penalty only added for number of items used in the event) - Missed Item #8

5

secs

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