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Mandatory dress code for competitors:

 

  • Fire serviceboots
  • Fire servicejacket
  • Fire servicetrousers
  • Fire servicehelmet
  • Fire Service Gloves must be carried on person *** Wearing is at the Competitors Discretion***

 

The competitor shall at all times wear protective fire service clothing as per above.

 

To avoid unnecessary delays in the timetable participants shall to report to the competition office an hour before their scheduled starting time.

 

If breaks or starting times are being delayed because of the organizers, the delays will be noted and transferred 1:1.

 

All stages shall to be completed within 5 minutes and for female competitors within 6 minutes. Exceeding the maximum time shall result in the stage being aborted by the referee. The competitor will be able to continue in the competition however for this stage 5 minutes plus 4 minutes plus and any penalty incurred during the stage shall be noted down.

 

Should a competitor abort a stage he or she will also be able to continue in the competition however, again, the maximum time allowed plus 4 minutes penalty plus any penalties incurred shall be noted down.

 

Should one of the stages not be completed fully (for example if the weight is not pulled up at stage 3) a penalty of 4 minutes shall be imposed along with any penalties incurred.

 

Competitors will start a stage precisely 10 minutes after starting the previous stage. It is within the competitors’ responsibility to observe and adhere to his or her starting times.

For example: Competitor X starts at 12:00 at stage 1. At 12:10 the same competitor will have to start at stage 2. In the 10 minutes between 12:00 and 12:10 the competitor is required to complete stage 1 in the maximum available time i.e. 5 or 6 minutes – the rest of the time is to be considered recovery time.

 

The competitor with the fastest overall time wins.

 

Stage 1

 

Setup of stage 1:

The stage shall be completed wearing a Breathing Apparatus Back Pack including Air Cylinder (No Mask)

 

Hose pulling:

Two B-type hoses will be placed to the left and right of the competitor per track. The hoses will be placed in loops and can only be pulled to full extension. At no time shall the competitor carry the hose.

 

Every hose consists of four coupled B-type hoses of 20 metre length with a B-type branch attached at the end. The loops will consist of a single hose length.

 

At the start of each track a fire appliance will be placed to couple the hose onto.

 

Hose rolling:

Each track will have two B-type hoses rolled out, at a distance of 50 cm (measured from the inside of the hose) from one another.

 

At the end of the track two hose boxes will be positioned to place the rolled-up hoses.

 

 

Procedure of stage 1:

Hose pulling:

 

  1. The hoses will be coupled to the fire
  2. The hoses will be pulled along 75 meters – either one or two at a
  3. At the end of the 75 meters the tip of the branch will have to touch the finishing

 

The competitor shall not place a “carrying loop” inside the hoses before the start.

 

Hose rolling:

 

  1. The hoses are to be rolled one at atime
  2. Completely rolled hoses must be placed entirely inside the hose

 

 

Faults

Penalty

Not arriving at the Start in time

Disqualified

Faulty start

5 seconds

Coupling unsoundly attached to the fire pump

5 seconds

Hoses being carried (only pulling is

allowed)

30 seconds

Hoses not pulled up to the marking

(The Branch must be completely over the line) For every 500mm Short of the line

10 seconds

Hoses rolled

simultaneously / double rolled

90 seconds

Hoses / coupling not properly inside the box

3 seconds / hose

Breathing Apparatus dropped on the ground / not carefully placed

10 seconds penalty

Stage not completed in its entirety

Automatically 8 (9) minutes total stage time logged

Total time:

Men: max. 5 Min.    (Not completing the stage within the time limit + 4 Min. penalty = 9 Min.) Woman: max. 6 Min. (Not completing the stage within the time limit + 4 Min. penalty = 10 Min.)

 

To be noted in the competitors time card:

Stage time + penalty = total time

Example: 02:10 min + 3 sec penalty = 02:13 min

Example: 05:00 min + 3 sec penalty = 09:03 min, because the maximum time of 05:00 min has been exceeded (example of Mens times)

 

Stage 2

 

Start precisely 10 minutes after starting time!

The stage shall be commenced wearing a Breathing Apparatus Back Pack including Air Cylinder (No Mask)

 

Setup of stage 2:

Stage 2 consists of the modules Keiser Force Machine, 85 kg dummy (or comparable weight), climbing wall (3 meters tall) and a tunnel to crawl through (at least 5 meters but a maximum of 8 meters long, the height should not allow upright walking). The modules are to be set up in such a way that the stage can be completed in a single run.

 

 

Procedure of stage 2:

 

  1. Keiser ForceMachine:

The weight of the Keiser Force Machine is to be forced onto the marking with a 4 Kg hammer. Afterwards, the Hammer is to be placed on a platform in the immediate vicinity of the Keiser Force Machine.

  1. The dummy is to be pulled across a distance of 70 metres  (possibly with aturn)
  2. Two (2) containers of foam concentrate or a comparable weight of 20 Kg each are to be transported through the crawling tunnel (there and back including a turn) and then placed on a platform. The Breathing Apparatus Back Pack and Cylinder is to be removed and placed on a
  3. The climbing wall (3 meters High) is to be scaled, if required with the aid of a rope provided.

 

Fault

Penalty

Starting stage 2 later than 10 minutes after starting stage 1

The time delay will be added 1:1 onto the total time

Faulty start

5 seconds

Stepping on the running surface of the Keiser Force Machine

10 Seconds

Hitting the hammer repeatedly (2x plus) off the KFM

10 seconds

Keiser Force Machine: per started

2,5 cm short of the end

3 seconds each

Hammer not properly placed down

3 seconds

Containers not placed within the markings

3 seconds

Dummy not pulled to the end

automatically 8 (9) minutes total time

Straying off the track when pulling

the dummy

5 seconds

Use of disallowed aids

(for example, carrying loops)

disqualified

Climbing wall not overcome

automatically 8 (9) minutes total time

Breathing Apparatus dropped on the ground / not carefully placed

10 seconds penalty

 Stage not completed in its entirety

Automatically 8 (9) minutes total

stage time logged

 

Total time:

Men: max. 5 Min.    (Not completing the stage within the time limit + 4 Min. penalty = 9 Min.) Woman: max. 6 Min. (Not completing the stage within the time limit + 4 Min. penalty = 10 Min.)

 

To be noted in the competitors time card:

Stage time + penalty = total time

Example: 02:10 min + 3 sec penalty = 02:13 min

Example: 05:00 min + 3 sec penalty = 09:03 min, because the maximum time of 04:00 min has been exceeded

 

 Stage 3

The stage shall be completed wearing a Breathing Apparatus Back Pack including Air Cylinder (No Mask)

 

Start precisely 20 minutes after the starting time!

 

 

Setup of stage 3:

This stage will contain a stairwell that goes up to a second floor of the usual height.

Two foam concentrate containers of 15 Kg (or comparable weight) are to be placed immediately in front of the stairs.

A hose packet (consisting of two B-type hoses) is to be placed right outside the stairwell so that it can be pulled up with a rope.

Additionally, the possibility for a ladder (length between 4 and 5 meters) to latch on has to be given. Finally, a Branch and monitor  has to be provided.

 

Procedure of stage 3:

 

 

  1. The ladder has to be placed within the markings and is to be leaned against the latching on point
  2. Two foam concentrate canisters are to be carried up to the second floor and are to be placed within theirmarkings
  3. Hose packet is to be pulledup
  4. The two foam canisters are to be carried downstairs and placed within their
  5. Branch is to be placed in monitor.

 

Fault

Penalty

Starting stage 3 later than 20 minutes after starting stage 1

The time delay will be added 1:1 onto the total time

Faulty start

5 seconds

Ladder not placed within the markings

3 seconds

Canister not placed within the

markings

3 seconds

Hose not pulled to the top

Automatically 5 (9) minutes total stage time logged

Using the railing as foothold /

Foot through the railing

10 seconds

Branch not connected correctly

3 seconds

Breathing Apparatus dropped on the ground / not carefully placed

10 seconds penalty

Stage not completed in its entirety

Automatically 8 (9) minutes total stage time logged

 

Total time:

Men: max. 5 Min.    (Not completing the stage within the time limit + 4 Min. penalty = 9 Min.) Woman: max. 6 Min. (Not completing the stage within the time limit + 4 Min. penalty = 10 Min.)

 

To be noted in the competitors time card:

Stage time + penalty = total time

Example: 02:10 min + 3 sec penalty = 02:13 min

Example: 05:00 min + 3 sec penalty = 09:03 min, because the maximum time of 04:00 min has been exceeded

 

Stage 4

The stage shall be completed wearing a Breathing Apparatus Back Pack including Air Cylinder (No Mask)

Start precisely 30 minutes after the starting time!

 

Procedure of stage 4:

For the stair run the competitor will have to run up 15 floors (usual ceiling height) via a stairwell.

 

If a building with 15 floors is not available a building with fewer floors is acceptable. For each missing floor a 50 metre horizontal run has to be added on.

No Coach or assistant is allowed to accompany the competitor during the Stair run.

Faults stage 4:

 

Fault

Penalty

Starting stage 3 later than 30 minutes after starting stage 1

The time delay will be added 1:1 onto the total time

Faulty start

5 seconds

Intentionally obstructing another competitor

Disqualified

Breathing Apparatus dropped on the ground / not carefully placed

10 seconds penalty

Stage not completed in its entirety

Automatically 8 (9) minutes total

stage time logged

Total time:

Men: max. 5 Min.    (Not completing the stage within the time limit + 4 Min. penalty = 9 Min.) Woman: max. 6 Min. (Not completing the stage within the time limit + 4 Min. penalty = 10 Min.)

 

To be noted in the competitors time card:

Stage time + penalty = total time

Example: 02:10 min + 3 sec penalty = 02:13 min

Example: 05:00 min + 3 sec penalty = 09:03 min, because the maximum time of 05:00 min has been exceeded

 

Reasons for Disqualification:

 

Mandatory dress code for competitors:

 

  • Fire serviceboots
  • Fire servicejacket
  • Fire servicetrousers
  • Fire servicehelmet
  • Fire Service Gloves must be carried on person *** Wearing is at the Competitors Discretion***

 

The competitor shall at all times wear protective fire service clothing as per above.

 

To avoid unnecessary delays in the timetable participants shall to report to the competition office an hour before their scheduled starting time.

 

If breaks or starting times are being delayed because of the organizers, the delays will be noted and transferred 1:1.

 

All stages shall to be completed within 5 minutes and for female competitors within 6 minutes. Exceeding the maximum time shall result in the stage being aborted by the referee. The competitor will be able to continue in the competition however for this stage 5 minutes plus 4 minutes plus and any penalty incurred during the stage shall be noted down.

 

Should a competitor abort a stage he or she will also be able to continue in the competition however, again, the maximum time allowed plus 4 minutes penalty plus any penalties incurred shall be noted down.

 

Should one of the stages not be completed fully (for example if the weight is not pulled up at stage 3) a penalty of 4 minutes shall be imposed along with any penalties incurred.

 

Competitors will start a stage precisely 10 minutes after starting the previous stage. It is within the competitors’ responsibility to observe and adhere to his or her starting times.

For example: Competitor X starts at 12:00 at stage 1. At 12:10 the same competitor will have to start at stage 2. In the 10 minutes between 12:00 and 12:10 the competitor is required to complete stage 1 in the maximum available time i.e. 5 or 6 minutes – the rest of the time is to be considered recovery time.

 

The competitor with the fastest overall time wins.

 

Stage 1

 

Setup of stage 1:

The stage shall be completed wearing a Breathing Apparatus Back Pack including Air Cylinder (No Mask)

 

Hose pulling:

Two B-type hoses will be placed to the left and right of the competitor per track. The hoses will be placed in loops and can only be pulled to full extension. At no time shall the competitor carry the hose.

 

Every hose consists of four coupled B-type hoses of 20 metre length with a B-type branch attached at the end. The loops will consist of a single hose length.

 

At the start of each track a fire appliance will be placed to couple the hose onto.

 

Hose rolling:

Each track will have two B-type hoses rolled out, at a distance of 50 cm (measured from the inside of the hose) from one another.

 

At the end of the track two hose boxes will be positioned to place the rolled-up hoses.

 

Procedure of stage 1:

Hose pulling:

 

  1. The hoses will be coupled to the fire
  2. The hoses will be pulled along 75 meters – either one or two at a
  3. At the end of the 75 meters the tip of the branch will have to touch the finishing

 

The competitor shall not place a “carrying loop” inside the hoses before the start.

 

Hose rolling:

 

  1. The hoses are to be rolled one at atime
  2. Completely rolled hoses must be placed entirely inside the hose

 

 

Faults

Penalty

Not arriving at the Start in time

Disqualified

Faulty start

5 seconds

Coupling unsoundly attached to the fire pump

5 seconds

Hoses being carried (only pulling is

allowed)

30 seconds

Hoses not pulled up to the marking

(The Branch must be completely over the line) For every 500mm Short of the line

10 seconds

Hoses rolled

simultaneously / double rolled

90 seconds

Hoses / coupling not properly inside the box

3 seconds / hose

Breathing Apparatus dropped on the ground / not carefully placed

10 seconds penalty

Stage not completed in its entirety

Automatically 8 (9) minutes total stage time logged

Total time:

Men: max. 5 Min.    (Not completing the stage within the time limit + 4 Min. penalty = 9 Min.) Woman: max. 6 Min. (Not completing the stage within the time limit + 4 Min. penalty = 10 Min.)

 

To be noted in the competitors time card:

Stage time + penalty = total time

Example: 02:10 min + 3 sec penalty = 02:13 min

Example: 05:00 min + 3 sec penalty = 09:03 min, because the maximum time of 05:00 min has been exceeded (example of Mens times)

 

Stage 2

 

Start precisely 10 minutes after starting time!

The stage shall be commenced wearing a Breathing Apparatus Back Pack including Air Cylinder (No Mask)

 

Setup of stage 2:

Stage 2 consists of the modules Keiser Force Machine, 85 kg dummy (or comparable weight), climbing wall (3 meters tall) and a tunnel to crawl through (at least 5 meters but a maximum of 8 meters long, the height should not allow upright walking). The modules are to be set up in such a way that the stage can be completed in a single run.

 

Procedure of stage 2:

 

  1. Keiser ForceMachine:

The weight of the Keiser Force Machine is to be forced onto the marking with a 4 Kg hammer. Afterwards, the Hammer is to be placed on a platform in the immediate vicinity of the Keiser Force Machine.

  1. The dummy is to be pulled across a distance of 70 metres  (possibly with aturn)
  2. Two (2) containers of foam concentrate or a comparable weight of 20 Kg each are to be transported through the crawling tunnel (there and back including a turn) and then placed on a platform. The Breathing Apparatus Back Pack and Cylinder is to be removed and placed on a
  3. The climbing wall (3 meters High) is to be scaled, if required with the aid of a rope provided.

 

 

Fault

Penalty

Starting stage 2 later than 10 minutes after starting stage 1

The time delay will be added 1:1 onto the total time

Faulty start

5 seconds

Stepping on the running surface of the Keiser Force Machine

10 Seconds

Hitting the hammer repeatedly (2x plus) off the KFM

10 seconds

Keiser Force Machine: per started

2,5 cm short of the end

3 seconds each

Hammer not properly placed down

3 seconds

Containers not placed within the markings

3 seconds

Dummy not pulled to the end

automatically 8 (9) minutes total time

Straying off the track when pulling

the dummy

5 seconds

Use of disallowed aids

(for example, carrying loops)

disqualified

Climbing wall not overcome

automatically 8 (9) minutes total time

Breathing Apparatus dropped on the ground / not carefully placed

10 seconds penalty

 Stage not completed in its entirety

Automatically 8 (9) minutes total

stage time logged

 

Total time:

Men: max. 5 Min.    (Not completing the stage within the time limit + 4 Min. penalty = 9 Min.) Woman: max. 6 Min. (Not completing the stage within the time limit + 4 Min. penalty = 10 Min.)

 

To be noted in the competitors time card:

Stage time + penalty = total time

Example: 02:10 min + 3 sec penalty = 02:13 min

Example: 05:00 min + 3 sec penalty = 09:03 min, because the maximum time of 04:00 min has been exceeded

 

 Stage 3

The stage shall be completed wearing a Breathing Apparatus Back Pack including Air Cylinder (No Mask)

 

Start precisely 20 minutes after the starting time!

 

Setup of stage 3:

This stage will contain a stairwell that goes up to a second floor of the usual height.

Two foam concentrate containers of 15 Kg (or comparable weight) are to be placed immediately in front of the stairs.

A hose packet (consisting of two B-type hoses) is to be placed right outside the stairwell so that it can be pulled up with a rope.

Additionally, the possibility for a ladder (length between 4 and 5 meters) to latch on has to be given. Finally, a Branch and monitor  has to be provided.

 

Procedure of stage 3:

 

 

  1. The ladder has to be placed within the markings and is to be leaned against the latching on point
  2. Two foam concentrate canisters are to be carried up to the second floor and are to be placed within theirmarkings
  3. Hose packet is to be pulledup
  4. The two foam canisters are to be carried downstairs and placed within their
  5. Branch is to be placed in monitor.

 

Fault

Penalty

Starting stage 3 later than 20 minutes after starting stage 1

The time delay will be added 1:1 onto the total time

Faulty start

5 seconds

Ladder not placed within the markings

3 seconds

Canister not placed within the

markings

3 seconds

Hose not pulled to the top

Automatically 5 (9) minutes total stage time logged

Using the railing as foothold /

Foot through the railing

10 seconds

Branch not connected correctly

3 seconds

Breathing Apparatus dropped on the ground / not carefully placed

10 seconds penalty

Stage not completed in its entirety

Automatically 8 (9) minutes total stage time logged

 

Total time:

Men: max. 5 Min.    (Not completing the stage within the time limit + 4 Min. penalty = 9 Min.) Woman: max. 6 Min. (Not completing the stage within the time limit + 4 Min. penalty = 10 Min.)

 

To be noted in the competitors time card:

Stage time + penalty = total time

Example: 02:10 min + 3 sec penalty = 02:13 min

Example: 05:00 min + 3 sec penalty = 09:03 min, because the maximum time of 04:00 min has been exceeded

 

Stage 4

The stage shall be completed wearing a Breathing Apparatus Back Pack including Air Cylinder (No Mask)

Start precisely 30 minutes after the starting time!

 

Procedure of stage 4:

For the stair run the competitor will have to run up 15 floors (usual ceiling height) via a stairwell.

 

If a building with 15 floors is not available a building with fewer floors is acceptable. For each missing floor a 50 metre horizontal run has to be added on.

No Coach or assistant is allowed to accompany the competitor during the Stair run.

Faults stage 4:

 

Fault

Penalty

Starting stage 3 later than 30 minutes after starting stage 1

The time delay will be added 1:1 onto the total time

Faulty start

5 seconds

Intentionally obstructing another competitor

Disqualified

Breathing Apparatus dropped on the ground / not carefully placed

10 seconds penalty

Stage not completed in its entirety

Automatically 8 (9) minutes total

stage time logged

Total time:

Men: max. 5 Min.    (Not completing the stage within the time limit + 4 Min. penalty = 9 Min.) Woman: max. 6 Min. (Not completing the stage within the time limit + 4 Min. penalty = 10 Min.)

 

To be noted in the competitors time card:

Stage time + penalty = total time

Example: 02:10 min + 3 sec penalty = 02:13 min

Example: 05:00 min + 3 sec penalty = 09:03 min, because the maximum time of 05:00 min has been exceeded

 

Reasons for Disqualification:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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