First Annual BRTC Firefighter Games

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Date(s) - 05/04/2021
9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Black River Technical College


First Annual BRTC Firefighter Games
870-248-4000 ext. 4129

May 4, 2021

Firefighter Games – 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Welcome (LETA building – Classroom) Separate students into groups

  • Group 1 (Drill Tower) – Turnout Drill, Hose Drills, Drill Tower Stair Climb,

Fire Extinguisher Simulator (timed events)

  • Group 2 (Adult Education Bldg.) – Driving Simulator (timed event, points deducted for accidents)
  • Group 3 – Campus Tour

Groups will rotate as events are completed.


12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. (LETA Breakroom) – BBQ Lunch (provided by Pocahontas Fire Department)


1:00 p.m. – Finish Games and Rotations


1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (LETA Classroom)– Awards

Scores will be combined and winners will be named by total points earned throughout the day.


Drill Tower:

Students will start by donning firefighter protective clothing. Once completed they will pick up a firefighting nozzle attached to a 1 ½ inch attack hose that is 50 feet long and drag it 50 feet then lay it down. Then they will proceed to the drill tower and climb the stairs to the third floor, proceed to the inside stairwell, and walk back down to the bottom floor. Next, they will pick up a fire extinguisher simulator walk 10 feet, and use the extinguisher on the fire extinguisher simulator to extinguish a fire. This will all be timed with time beginning when the student begins donning gear and will finish when the fire is extinguished.


Driving Simulator:

Students will use the driving simulator in the adult education building to respond to an emergency in a fire truck. The student will begin with 100 points. As they respond to the incident, points will be deducted for accidents, moving violations, and losing directions.


  • Scores from both events will be tallied and the winners will be determined using these scores.
  • Area Fire Department representatives will be on hand to answer questions.
  • Prizes will be awarded.


These events are open to high school student’s grades 10-12, and anyone in the community interested in becoming a firefighter.