Competition at last year's Firefighter Games.

Firefighters fight against Muscular Distrophy

Firefighter games to be held Labour Day weekend at Pass Creek Park

Join the Robson Fire Fighters on Labour Day Long Weekend, September 5-6 as they host the second annual Firefighter Games at Pass Creek Park in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada.   Be sure to attend this FREE family friendly event that will blast off with  opening ceremonies at 11 a.m.

To show their support for people with neuromuscular disorders, Robson Fire Fighters are organizing the Firefighter Games to raise awareness and funds to help “make muscles move”. The Firefighter Games are a series of events that volunteer and professional firefighters compete in.   The events are all designed to be highly entertaining, building into the main finale, Mayday Mayday Mayhem…. a firefighter obstacle course. Both evenings will also include live entertainment.

Since 1954, Canadian Fire Fighters have been helping Muscular Dystrophy Canada fight the battle against muscular dystrophy — a group of over 100 types of neuromuscular disorders characterized by the wasting and progressive weakness of muscles. Over time, many people with neuromuscular disorders are unable to walk, speak, or ultimately breathe. Some disorders are life-threatening and presently, there is no cure.

The money raised by Robson Fire Fighters will be donated to Muscular Dystrophy Canada to support their mission of enhancing the lives of those affected with neuromuscular disorders by continually working to provide ongoing support and resources while relentlessly searching for a cure.

“We’re pleased with the success of last year’s event but certainly not resting on our laurels. The 2015 games are sure to impress,” says Dustin LePage, MD Canada Chair, Firefighter with RVFD and lead organizer.

It takes a Firefighter 56 muscles to put on a boot; it takes YOU to help fill it. By attending the event and dropping your extra change into the boot, you are helping make muscles move in your community.  Support your local Firefighters in the battle against Muscular Dystrophy!

For more information contact:

Dustin LePage, Muscular Dystrophy Canada Chair and Firefighter with RVFD at 250-608-3635.

  • Saturday September 5th
  • 9:00am – Registration Open @ IFG Tent
  • 10:00am – Event Opens to Public
  • 10:30am – Ring of Fire Food Court open
  • 11:00am – Opening Ceremonies / ‘The Hydrant’ aka Beer Gardens Open
  • 11:15am – EVENT – Randy Window Rescue
  • 12:30pm – EVENT – Hose Roll Relay
  • 2:00pm – EVENT – Hoisting Challenge
  • 4:00pm – EVENT – Axe Throw
  • 5:00pm – EVENT – Sledge Hammer Slam
  • 7:00pm – Live Entertainment – Lisa Nicole
  • 8:30pm – Live Entertainment – Val Kilmer and the New Coke
  • Sunday September 6th
  • 7:00am – 10:30m – The Chiefs Breakfast – OPEN TO PUBLIC @ Pass Creek Park Concession
  • 10:30am – Ring of Fire Food Court open
  • 10:45am – Announcement by MC of ‘The Games’ TJ Connors!
  • 11:00am – ‘The Hydrant’ aka Beer Gardens Open
  • 11:05am – EVENT – Beer Barrel Attack
  • 1:30pm – EVENT – Pike Pole Javelin
  • 2:30pm – EVENT – Chin-up Square Off
  • 3:00pm – FINALE EVENT – Mayday Mayday Mayhem!
  • 6:00pm – Closing Ceremonies
  • 7:00pm – Live Entertainment – Backwater Blues
  • 8:00pm – Live Entertainment – Ruckus

 

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