Friday, October 20 - Sunday October 29
Chesapeake - Newport News - Norfolk - Virginia Beach
The Hampton Roads Sports Commission is excited to host the 2nd Annual Hampton Roads Hero Games, presented by Endurance IT Services! The Hero Games were created as a celebration of first responders in our area, and also to stir up some friendly competition between first responder departments! This year, the games will be held from October 20-29 consisting of five sports over ten days in Chesapeake, Newport News, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach. Also, the overall winning departments (1st, 2nd, 3rd place) win money for the charity of their choice!
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2017 Hero Games Venue
Virginia Beach Fire & EMS Training Center will host the Firefighter Challenge!
The Virginia Beach Fire & Training Center is responsible for planning, developing, organizing, and conducting various emergency medical programs of study for EMS members, public safety officers (firefighters, police officers, communications officers, etc.), hospital personnel, and the general public. The Firefighter Challenge will be an individual competition and the course will consist of six (6) stages that must be completed in order to avoid disqualification. Each competitor gets one (1) attempt through the course and there is a course cutoff time of seven (7) minutes.
Stage 1: Tower run
Stage 2: Keiser Force Machine/Forcible Entry Machine
Stage 3: Foam Buckets
Stage 4: Mannequin Drag
Stage 5: Run
Stage 6: Ladder Carry
Stumpy Lake Golf Course offers a truly unique golf experience! Designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones, the course stretches through the natural wonders of a 1400 acre nature preserve and is completely absent of any signs of commercialization or residential development. Sightings of deer, fox, eagles, and ospreys are common, and from time to time it is even possible to enjoy a bear sighting. Stumpy Lake now features:
With its location just moments from I-64, the course enjoys strong participation from golfers across the region, and it is close enough to its sister club, Honey Bee, to accommodate golfers interested in playing 36 holes in one day.