2018 Convention

The Pine Grove Hose, Hook & Ladder Fire is proud to be this years host for the 64th Annual Schuylkill County Firefighter’s Association Convention. The week long of events will be Sunday, August 19, 2018 – Saturday, August 25, 2018.


Dates & Events

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Church service featuring the Pine Grove Council of Churches Mass Choir
St. Peters Lutheran Church  6 p.m.  Located at 312 South Tulpehocken Street, Pine Grove
Meet at the firehouse to form a line to march to the church 5 p.m.
Refreshments at HH&L Fire Co after the Church Service

 

Monday, August 20, 2018

Tactical Decision Making on the Fire Ground by Professor Robert Healey – New Haven University.
Class will be held in the auditorium at the Pine Grove Area High School on School Street.    7 p.m.

 

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

History Night by Mike Kitsock & Mug Night – HH&L Fire Co. 7 p.m.

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Delegates Dinner at HH&L – 7 p.m.

 

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Special Convention Bingo – $600 Must Go Jackpot – HH&L Fire Co.   6:15 p.m.

 

Friday, August 24, 2018

Family Night – Sponsored by Operation Hugs & Kisses    5:30 p.m.
LifeFlight 5 will be on hand. 6pm – 7pm

 

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Parade at 1pm. Registration 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Judging – Pine Grove School Complex 8 a.m. – Noon.  Parade 1:00 p.m.
Refreshments & Awards Ceremony After Parade


In County

“The Timothy T. Peters Memorial Trophy” – Best Appearing Fire Department (2 or more companies from the same municipality)

“The Firefighter Memorial Trophy” – Best Appearing Fire Company (2 or more units from one company)

Best Appearing & Most Functional Engine 1750 gpm & Above (1st, 2nd & 3rd) ♦ Engine 1500 gpm 2000 & Newer (1st, 2nd & 3rd) Engine 1500 gpm 1999 & Older (1st & 2nd) ♦ Engine 1250 gpm (1st & 2nd) Engine 1000 gpm & Under (1st & 2nd) ♦ Engine/Rescue (1st, 2nd & 3rd)Tanker Min. 2000 Gallons (1st, 2nd & 3rd) ♦ Engine/Tanker 1000 gpm Min. 1500 Gallons (1st & 2nd) Mini Pumper (1st & 2nd) ♦ Aerial Device w/o Pump (1st & 2nd) Aerial Device w/Pump (1st & 2nd) ♦ Heavy Brush Truck (6 Wheels or More) (1st & 2nd) Light Brush Truck (4 Wheels Max) (1st, 2nd & 3rd) ♦ Utility (Pick Up or SUV) (1st & 2nd) Squad/Personnel Carrier (1st & 2nd) ♦ Light Rescue (GVRW 26,000 lb. Max.) (1st) Heavy Rescue (1st & 2nd) 

In or Out of County

Best Appearing & Most Functional Special Service Unit(Dive, HazMat, Air, Etc.) (1st) ♦ EMS Unit (1st) Command Unit (1st & 2nd) ♦ Marching Unit w/Music (8 Min.) (1st) Marching Unit w/o Music (8 Min.) (1st & 2nd) ♦ Dalmatian (1st & 2nd) Motorized Antique Fire Co. Owned (1st) ♦ Non-Motorized Antique Fire Company Owned (Must Be Pulled Through Line of March) (1st) Motorized Privately Owned (1st, 2nd & 3rd) ♦ Float (1st $250) ♦ High School Band (1st $250 & 2nd $150) ♦ Non-High School Band (1st $250 & 1st $150) ♦ Special Judges Award (1st – 5th) 

Out of County

Best Appearing Fire Company or Fire Department (1st) ♦ Best Appearing & Functional Engine 1500 gpm & Above (1st & 2nd) Engine 1250 gpm & Below (1st & 2nd) ♦ Engine/Rescue (1st) ♦ Tanker (1st) ♦ Aerial Device w/ or w/o Pump (1st) ♦ Brush Truck (1st) ♦ Special Service/Personnel Carrier (1st) ♦ Heavy Rescue (1st)

Pine Grove H. H. & L. Awards

Best Appearing & Most Functional Pierce (1st) ♦ Best & Most Functional SWAB (1st) ♦ Best Appearing Mack & Most Functional (1st) ♦ Best Appearing & Most Functional International (1st)


Online Parade Registration: May 01, 2018 through August 23, 2018.  Click Here

Online Delegates Dinner: May 01, 2018 through August 13, 2018. Click Here

Online Tactical Decision Making on the Fire Ground Registration: Now  through August 17, 2018. Click Here

Printable Forms:

2018 Schedule of events     2018 SCVFFA Training Night     Parade Reg. 8.5 x 11     2018 Delegates Dinner Letter     Ad Booklet Form 2018