Waterway Challenge | United Fire Brigades' Association

By: United Fire Brigades Association  06-Dec-2011

UFBA Waterway Challenges are hose-running competitions held every two years, with the next regional and national events scheduled for January and February of 2011. 

The Challenges Committee recently undertook a review of the Waterway Rules for the 2010-11 year and has made some minor changes.  The most current version of the rules can now be downloaded below. 

Downloads

Waterway Challenge Rules 2010

Waterways Score Programme (2011)

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Waterways Score Programme (2011) Instructions

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Past Events

Hokitika has been confirmed as the venue for the 2011 UFBA Region 3 Waterway Challenge, taking place on 13 February.

Oamaru is the confirmed venue for the 2011 UFBA Region 4 Waterway Challenge, scheduled to take place on 5th February.

Turangi has been confirmed as the venue for the 2011 UFBA Region 1 Waterway Challenge, scheduled to take place on 29 January. Additional details on this event and how to register will be posted as they are available.

Carterton has been confirmed as the venue for the 2011 UFBA Region 2 Waterway Challenge, scheduled for 15 January. Additional details on the event and how to register will be posted as they are available in the coming months.

Fifty teams competed at the 2009 National Waterway Challenge in Queenstown. Carterton Volunteer Fire Brigade won the 4 person event and Te Aroha Volunteer Fire Brigade won the 2 person event.

The first ever UFBA Regional Waterway Challenges were held in Te Aroha, Carterton, Hokitika, and Mosgiel in January and February, 2009.


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