South Carolina Fire Rescue June 9-12

CarolinaFireJournal -

05/06/2014 -

The South Carolina Fire Rescue 2014 Conference will be held at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center June 9-12, 2014 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

This year’s theme is “Saving Lives — Changing Lives” with F4 — Family, Fitness, Finance and Fire Hose.


This training and education conference features world-renown instructors and keynote speakers delivering programs that will impart knowledge, provoke thought, and revive your love for the job! The conference also features a 100,800 square foot exhibit hall with over 150 vendors!

You can find information online at to register for the conference, download the schedule, register for H.O.T. classes, Fire Rescue Class descriptions for the week.

Golf Tournament
The Annual Golf Tournament will be held at the Wild Wing Golf Plantation on June 9, 2014.

EMT Competition
New this year is the Fire-Rescue Conference EMT Competition sponsored by Air Methods and Life Net South Carolina. It will be held June 12 from noon to 5 p.m. The first five teams to complete the online registration will be entered. The competition is limited to five teams who apply and pay. Applicants must be members of a S.C. Firefighters’ Association department. Each team of two must have at least one EMT (Basic) and an assistant. The assistant can either be an additional EMT (Basic) or a First Responder. Advanced EMS providers are not eligible for this competition, although additional competition levels may be added in 2015. The winning team will receive a trophy and both members will receive an expense paid invitation (registration fee and lodging only) to compete in the 2015 event. All competition participants will receive a T-Shirt. Teams will be required to furnish their own equipment for the competition. A minimum equipment list will be provided along with further instructions once the five teams are selected.

For more information contact Tim Wojcik at 803-896-5454 or register at

Pelican Baseball
Wednesday, June 11 is Firefighters Night at the Pelicans baseball game. Join in the fun at 7 p.m. All proceeds benefit the S.C. Firefighter Foundation. Tickets must be bought in advance to benefit the association. Contact Janice Grunwald at 800-277-2732 or email [email protected]. Tickets are $11 each.

Explorer Post Competition
The Explorer Post competition will be held on Thursday, June 12 at 6 p.m. at the host convention center. All registration forms are due by May 5, 2014.

Firefighter Games
The South Carolina Firefighter Games will be held Thursday, June 12. Registration forms are due by May 5, 2014.

Competition is limited to firefighters age 18 and older. Each team must fill out a registration form and individual waiver. All teams and members must provide their own PPE. Events include Truck Pull, Drop Tank Plank, Tire Carry and Hose Hockey.

The competition will be held at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in the front parking lot on Thursday, June 12 at 6 p.m.

Friday Night Outings
Friday, June 13 is a night of family fun at WonderWorks. Admission is $5 per person with pre-purchased ticket vouchers only. Tickets are available at or call 800-277-2732.

Also on Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. is the big party at Broadway at the Beach. Sponsored by Phoenix Fire Apparatus, D.J. Barry will be playing all your favorites. Enjoy free food, beverages and entertainment. Must have SCSFA ID badge to participate.

More Activities
Other activities include a 5K Fitness Race, Honor Guard Coordination and Blood Drive.

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