U.S. Police & Fire Championships return to San Diego in June

Move over, Olympics. Registration opens Feb. 15 for this competition for first responders

By Police1 Staff 

SAN DIEGO — The 2022 U.S. Police & Fire Championships are on, organizers announced Wednesday. 

The Olympic-style competition brings together public safety personnel for a week of fitness and sport. This year’s competition is scheduled to take place on June 11 - 19 in San Diego. Registration opens Feb. 15. 

“After holding a modified event last year, we are thrilled to be returning to San Diego for our 55th season of the games,” said Larry Collins, president of the California Police Athletic Federation, in a statement. “The mission of the California Police Athletic Federation is to unite public safety athletes and provide them with the ultimate Olympic-style athletic experience. The focus is to encourage health and wellness among all public safety personnel and create lifelong memories for the athletes, their families and the communities they serve.” 

According to organizers, the event is expected to draw thousands of athletes representing law enforcement, firefighters, EMS providers, corrections officers and other first responders. 

For more information about the competition, including events and eligibility, see here

Register and sign up here.

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