Friday, October 20 - Sunday October 29
Chesapeake - Newport News - Norfolk - Virginia Beach
The Hampton Roads Sports Commission is excited to host the 2nd Annual Hampton Roads Hero Games, presented by Endurance IT Services! The Hero Games were created as a celebration of first responders in our area, and also to stir up some friendly competition between first responder departments! This year, the games will be held from October 20-29 consisting of five sports over ten days in Chesapeake, Newport News, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach. Also, the overall winning departments (1st, 2nd, 3rd place) win money for the charity of their choice!
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2017 Hero Games Venue
Virginia Beach Fire & EMS Training Center will host the Firefighter Challenge!
The Virginia Beach Fire & Training Center is responsible for planning, developing, organizing, and conducting various emergency medical programs of study for EMS members, public safety officers (firefighters, police officers, communications officers, etc.), hospital personnel, and the general public. The Firefighter Challenge will be an individual competition and the course will consist of six (6) stages that must be completed in order to avoid disqualification. Each competitor gets one (1) attempt through the course and there is a course cutoff time of seven (7) minutes.
Stage 1: Tower run
Stage 2: Keiser Force Machine/Forcible Entry Machine
Stage 3: Foam Buckets
Stage 4: Mannequin Drag
Stage 5: Run
Stage 6: Ladder Carry
Built in 1971, Scope Arena remains the world's largest reinforced thin-shell concrete dome. An iconic landmark in downtown Norfolk, it is currently home to the Norfolk Admirals hockey team and host of the MEAC Basketball Tournament.