Pensacola Beach Firefighters Challenge

Fri April 23 - Sat April 24, 2021 Pensacola Beach, FL 32561 US Directions

Team Challenge

$250 04/23 - 04/24 4:00PM CDT - 8:00PM CDT Registration ends April 23, 2021 at 5:00pm CDT

Individual Firefighter Challenge

$50 04/23 - 04/24 4:00PM CDT - 8:00PM CDT Registration ends April 23, 2021 at 2:00pm CDT

Corporate Team Challenge

$250 04/23 4:00PM CDT - 8:00PM CDT Registration ends April 23, 2021 at 2:00pm CDT

Individual Civilian Challenge

$50 04/23 - 04/24 4:00PM CDT - 8:00PM CDT Registration ends April 23, 2021 at 2:00pm CDT

Continuing Education Course - Engine Company Operations: Gallons Per Second

$65 04/23 9:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT Registration ends April 22, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

41 Pickens Road
Pensacola Beach, FL US 32561

Pensacola Sports is excited to host the fifth annual Pensacola Beach Firefighters Challenge on April 23-24, 2021.  This event will test the strength, agility, teamwork, and skills of firefighters as well as provide a fun, family friendly event for participants and the public.  Unique to this event and as an added level of difficulty, all the skills and competition will take place on the beautiful white sand of Pensacola Beach.

A complete Covid-19 plan will be in place for the safety of all participants and spectators.

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Course Information

Obstacle Course to Include:

  • Forcible Entry
  • Charged Hose Pull
  • Kaiser Sled
  • Dummy Drag
  • Hose Ladder Pull

Each participant will be required to wear full gear including boots, gloves, air packs (breathing on air), helmets, and masks.

For the team competition, the first person will complete the first obstacle, then physically tag to the second person, and so on until the final person crosses the finish line.

There will be two courses right next to each other - two teams/individuals will be going at the same time. Each team/person is racing for their best overall time, not against the next team/person next to them.

Rain / Refund Policy
  • There are no refunds for this event
  • In the event there is light rain or off and on rain, we will continue with the event on April 24
  • In the event there is lightning or predicted storms all day on April 24, we will postpone until April 25
  • The rain make up date is Sunday, April 25
  • If the entire weekend is a washout, there will not be another make-up date.
    If this happens, we will work with the teams to discount entry into next year's event
    The check-in party, social, participant goodies will still go on/be given out as scheduled
  • Team Age Categories:
    • One category - First, Second, Third
  • Individual Age Categories - Male and Female Divisions:
    • Overall
      • 18-25 First Place
      • 26-32 First Place
      • 33-39 First Place
      • 40+ First Place
Event Timeline
  • Friday, April 23, 2021
    • 4PM - 9PM - Participant Check In / Food / Drinks
    • 5PM - 9PM - Team Competition Seeding Round
  • Saturday, April 24, 2021
    • 7:00 AM - Area opens for teams to set-up tents
    • 8:30 AM - Opening Ceremony
    • 9:00 AM to 1PM - Individual Competition *
    • 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Team Competition *
    • 8:15 PM - Awards Ceremony *
    • 9PM - Saturday Night Social

* = Final entry numbers will effect competition time.  Final competition schedule will be posted week of the event.


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