Results and details of the 2016 UFBA Firefighter Combat Challenge
The UFBA National Firefighter Combat Challenge, the ‘toughest two minutes in sport’, is coming to the Wellington Waterfront on Friday 18 March and Saturday 19 March 2016
2016 has seen the launch of the inaugural UFBA North and South Island Waterway Challenge
The Firefighter Combat Challenge 2016 season got off to an early start, with the first of the three annual events held on 5 December in Westport.
New competitors from Rolleston were still smiling at the end of an epic day. From left: Pete Savage, Rick Coburn, Sarah Lilley, Bruce Moffat, Carl Dierck, Callen Saunders, Rob Eggers
There has been debate about the
The Firefighter Combat Challenge World Finals took place in Montgomery, Alabama in the United States from 19-25 October.
This year saw a record 18 countries compete with over 600 athletes taking part. As in previous years, an intrepid bunch of Kiwis headed over, running as members of Team Hobbit New Zealand.
Host city Montgomery made everyone feel genuinely welcome and provided an
Conference documents including Candidate Profiles and Remits were posted to member brigades on Tuesday 6 October.
These are available now for members to download - please login first.
Message from the UFBA Events Team
Firefighter Combat Season is fast approaching.
We have booked in three events for the 2016 season and are grateful for the brigades that put their hands up to help host these events.
As is the tradition of the UFBA, the ‘regional level’ events (one in each Island) will be held in
Sustainability through Diversity
Friday 13 November - Sunday 15 November
With keynote speakers, workshops, an exhibition and social functions, the UFBA Annual Conference 2015 is a fantastic event not to be missed!
Find out more and register at www.ufba.org.nz/events/2015_ufba_137th_annual_conference
Emergency Preparedness and Management
12 November 2015 - the day before the UFBA 137th Annual Conference in Wellington from 13-15 November.
Wellington is sitting on a fault line and is a candidate for the ‘Big One’.
Geological evidence off the Wairarapa coast and fringing Cook Strait indicates highly damaging megathrust earthquakes are capable of generating a devastating magnitude 8.0+