2019 Southern BC Regional – Courtenay

 

FireFit Individual & Team Competition

All teams and individuals are welcome to compete. All regional events are open. Teams and individuals eligible to compete for the Regional Byes at this Regional are all Gulf Island Departments and Mainland Departments West of Hope.

Competitors from other Countries are welcome to compete for a WildCard Spot to the FireFit Championship Finals to be held in Oshawa, ON.

Individual races at this Regional will be held on Saturday. Please see Schedule below for approximate times.

Individuals and Teams can earn BYE’s or WildCard spots at Regional events, which qualify them to race at the FireFit World & Canadian National Championships.

Check the link here for all the information on how to qualify for FireFit Worlds & Canadian National Championships.

FireFit Relay

The FireFit Relay (3 to 5 Competitors) at this Regional will take place on Sunday. It is a Knockout Tournament and all teams are guaranteed a minimum of 2 races. If your good you could be racing all day!

Relay Categories include:
Open Men, Over 40, Over 50, Women’s and Mixed. At FireFit World & Canadian National Championships the Industrial and School categories are also recognized.

Relays can qualify for a spot onto Final Relay Days (Friday & Sunday) at the FireFit World & Canadian National Championships.  Checkout the link here for qualifying times and details!

FireFit X3 Relay

The FireFit X3 Relay’s (2 Person Technical Relay) will take place on Sunday at this Regional.

Teams from the Region can earn a BYE to the Canadian Championships & FireFit Worlds! WildCard spots are also available for those teams meeting or beating the qualifying times!
Checkout the link here for qualifying times and details!

What’s Going on in Courtney?

Awards Banquet:  Saturday May 11th, 2019 Time:  TBA

Menu:

Firefit Challenge 2019 Courtenay

Pig in a box roast

Butterflied pig cooked in a traditional south east Asian “box” marinated in Cajun spices served on a homemade bun on top of an espresso cabbage slaw topped with apple chutney.

GFO DF

Live paella station

Chef attended Spanish paella with fresh seafood, chicken and chorizo.

GF DF

Baby kale & romaine caesar

Delicate baby kale and romaine tossed in Caesar dressing, Grano Padano cheese and confit garlic.

GF DF

Maple bacon corn bread

Succulent Corn bread made with bacon bits and maple syrup. Go Canada!

Crudités

Assortment of seasonal vegetables served with an herbed ranch/hummus dip.

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Assorted desserts

Chefs choice baked squares and cakes.

GFO

 

 

 

 
Event Schedule
Friday, May 10th – 16h00 – 19h00
Course OPEN for inspection & ‘Air Walk Throughs’.  Waivers must be signed before accessing course.  Helmets, gloves and turnouts must be worn when on tower.  Last Minute registrations, space permitting!
Periode de inspection pour les competiteurs (le casque, les gants,et le bunker suit sont obligtoires dans la tour).  Confirmations des presences et inscriptions des competiteurs avec FireFit.
Saturday, May 11th, 2019
10h00 – All Competitors on site.
Tous les Competiteurs sur le site de competition
10h30 – Start List Posted
Affichage du range des competiteurs
10h45 – Opening Ceremonies & Competitor Briefing
Ceremonies d’ouvertures officielles
11h00 – Individual Racing begins
Debut des competitions pompiers
Approx 13h00 – Mid Point Break (Approx. 30 minutes)
Pause a mi-parcours 30 minutes
16h00 – Event Complete 
Fin des competitions pompiers
Awards and Social – TBA
Sunday May 12th, 2019
10h00 – All Competitors on site
Tous les competiteurs sur le site de competition
10h30 – Start list posted
Affichage de rang des competiteurs
10h45 – Competitor Briefing & Opening Ceremonies – Mixed Relay Draw
Ceremonies d’ouvertures officielles
11h00 – FireFit Relay Seeding Round followed by X3
Debut des competitions relais pompiers suivi de X3
Approx. 12h30 – Mid Point Break (Approx. 20 Minutes)
Pause a mi-parcours 20 minutes
13h00 – FireFit Relay Knockout Tournament begins
Debut des competitions relais eliminatoires pompiers
16h00 – Event complete – Awards presented on course
Fin des competitions pompiers – Remise des prix sur le cours

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

Holiday Inn Express
Address:  2200 Cliffe Avenue 2 Queens $129+tax
Ph:  778-225-0010           Booking Code: FF1
Booking Link:  Courtenay FireFit Championships King Suite $140+tax includes pullout
FireFit Rate Cutoff Date: April 11th, 2019
Amenities: Each room comes with convenience center complete with mini fridge, microwave and coffee maker.  Hot buffet breakfast included with stay.  24 hour Fitness Center and Business Center.  Coin Laundry facilities as well as indoor pool, whirlpool and 32 foot corkscrew waterslide.   Free Wi-Fi and parking.