Chin-up Square-off at the 2017 Firefighter Games. (Betsy Kline/Castlegar News)

VIDEO: Firefighter Games

The Firefighter Games are taking place in Castlegar this weekend.

The fourth annual Firefighter Games are taking place Labour Day weekend at the Pass Creek Fairgrounds in Castlegar to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy Canada.

The Chin-Up Square-off is just one of the competitions happening Saturday and Sunday.

The Axe Throw took place Saturday afternoon.

SCHEDULE:

Saturday, September 2

1:00 pm – EVENT – Chin-up Square Off

3:00 pm – EVENT – Hoisting Challenge

4:45 pm – EVENT – Axe Throw

5:30 pm – EVENT – Beer Barrel Attack

6:30 pm – Baker Street Blues

8:15 pm – Blue Crush

10:15 pm – Last Call

11:00 pm – The Hydrant closes

Sunday, September 3

10:30 am – Ring-of-Fire Food Court open

10:50 am – Announcement by MC of The Games’ Josh Hoffman

11:00 am – The Hydrant aka Beer Gardens Open

11:10 am – EVENT – Hose Roll Relay

1:15 pm – EVENT – Pike Pole Javelin

2:30 pm – EVENT – Sledge Hammer Slam

3:00 pm – FINALE EVENT – Mayday Mayday Mayhem

6:00 pm – Closing Ceremonies

6:30 pm – Poor Little Tin Man

9:00 pm – Shavers Bench

10:15 pm – Last Call

11:00 pm – The Hydrant closes

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