Monday, Feb. 26 and Tuesday, Feb. 27 – Training Sessions

Demonstrations (Free) – Scheduled in 2-Hour Blocks, Starting at 10 a.m. Both Mornings

  • Topics will include: Body Worn Cameras, Drones, Individual Self Aid, Stop the Bleed and Mine Safety Trivia

8-Hour Training Sessions:

Rope Rescue Awareness – Fee of $40.00 per person

  • Training to be delivered by Nationally Accredited Rope Rescue Technicians
  • Topics will include: Safety in High Angle Rescue Environment, PPE Requirements, Fundamental Software Components and their uses, Various Hardware Components and their uses, Rescue Knots, Hitches and Bends, Anchor Systems and Low Angle Slope Evacuations
  • 50% Classroom and 50% Hands-On Training

Water Safety & Survival – Fee of $40.00 per person

  • Training will be delivered by a Retired Navy Seal and Florida Fish and Wildlife Training Lieutenant
  • 75% of the Training will be in the Water

First Aid Refresher, CPR and AED Practice – Fee of $15.00 per person

  • Classroom Refresher – Brady Emergency Medical Responder: First on the Scene – 10th Edition
  • CPR & AED Practice – American Heart Association – Current Edition; American Safety & Health Institute (Also Recognized)

Tuesday, Feb. 26 – Team Schedule

Team Check-In / 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Captains Meeting / 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Written Examination / 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

  • 30 Question Multiple Choice and True/False Examination (Brady Emergency Medical Responder: First on the Scene – 10th Edition)

Vendor Viewing / 1:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Vendor Night / 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

  • Team Number Drawing for Field and Practical Exercise
  • Blind Knot Tying Competition – Point to be Added to Overall Team Score
    Judging will be Conducted by Nationally Accredited Rope Rescue Technicians
  • Great Food
  • Vendor Drawings

Wednesday, Feb. 28 – Field Exercise                                             

Teams Report to Lockdown Area / 6 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.

Opening Ceremonies / 6:30 a.m. – 7 a.m.

Teams 1 and 2 Called for Team Briefing / 7 a.m.

Teams 1 and 2 Deploy to Field Exercise / 7:30 a.m.

Field Exercise

  • Judging will be conducted by MSHA Personnel
  • Teams will have to Travel to Exercise Location (Will be on FPSI Property)
  • A Team is Defined as a Minimum of Three to Seven Members and a Team Trainer
  • Each Team will be Given 60 Minutes to Complete the Field Exercise
  • Exercise Time will Stop when Victim(s) are Packaged and Transferred to Requested EMS Provider
  • Designated Spectator Areas

Thursday, March 1 – Practical

Station 1 – First Aid (Brady Emergency Medical Responder: First on the Scene – 10th Edition)

Station 2– Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation with AED Rescue Breathing (AHA; ASHI Recognized)

  • Judging will be conducted by MSHA Personnel and Subject Matter Experts

Teams Report to Lockdown Area / 6 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.

Last 2 Teams from Wednesday’s Field Exercise will be Called First / 7 a.m.

Banquet / 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Tickets for Team Members are included in Registration Fee)

  • Additional Tickets Can be Purchased – Fee of $20 each
  • Team Procession
  • Inspirational Speaker
  • Cash Bar
  • Video Presentation from Week
  • Trophies Awarded