Lettering Seaside City Festival 2018

The Bremerhaven Fire Brigade will hold a Firefighter Combat Challenge as part of the 125th anniversary of the Bremerhaven Fire Brigade. This event is to take place during the SeasideCity Festival, from May 25th to 27th, 2018 on the Seebäderkaje. The fire brigade also offers a children's programme with four stations.

The Firefighter Combat Challenge is a competition that has a purpose other than pure sport: it's about making one of the toughest jobs better, faster, and safer!


Friday, May 25th, 2018
from 1 p.m. free practice and single starts
On Friday at 10.35 p.m. three show runs with colleagues from France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and our Bremerhaveners will start at the Seebäderkaje. Duration: approx. 30 min.

Saturday, MAy 26th, 2018
from 9.30 a.m. single starts
following: Tandem starts

Sunday, May 27th, 2018
from 10 a.m. Season preliminaries
from 12.30 p.m. regional clocks
from 2.30 p.m. on season co-rounds
from 4 p.m. award ceremony

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Firefighter Combat Challenge

27568 Bremerhaven
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Place of the happening is the Willy-Brandt-Platz, directly behind the zoo at the sea at the Seebäderkaje. The competition takes place during the SeeStadtFest, which is expected to attract more than 280,000 visitors. It couldn't be better!

On Friday, 25.05.2018 from 1 p.m. on with a free training will start, where every competitor gets the opportunity to try out all stations once. Afterwards, it may be possible to start with the first single starts. The individual starts are started in complete protective equipment and with the respirator connected.

On Saturday, the 26.05.2018 from 9 a.m. it goes on with the single starts.
After the competition there is the possibility to look forward to the annual high altitude fireworks in a pleasant atmosphere.

On Sunday, 27.05.2018 from 10 a. m. the relay preliminary rounds start. 3-5 firefighters compete against time.  It is possible to register either a pure male, female or mixed relay with at least two women. As with the tandem start, the relay will be started in full protective gear with NOT connected breathing apparatus.

The first starts of the tandem teams will take place from 11.30 am. At the tandem start it is possible to start in mixed teams or same-sex teams in the individual scoring classes. The tandem is started in full protective equipment with the breathing apparatus NOT connected.

The regional relays will take place from 1 p.m. Here, the volunteer fire brigades from Bremerhaven, the districts of Wesermarsch, Cuxhaven, Osterholz and the city of Cuxhaven are given the opportunity to prove themselves in their own classification class. The fun and the Olympic idea are in the foreground.

The relay final rounds will start at 2.30 p.m. The eight best relay teams compete against each other in the KO system.

1st place of the regional relay teams:
Hollow jet tube for daily use and a hot training workshop at the professional fire brigade Bremerhaven

2nd place of the regional squadrons:
Hot training workshop at the professional fire brigade in Bremerhaven and six cards for the Klimahaus

3rd place of the regional squadrons:
Hot training workshop at the professional fire brigade Bremerhaven

Registrations (including regional scales) via www.firefighter-challenge-germany.de

Do you have any questions? Then the fire brigade officer of Bremerhaven Maik Oberender will be at your disposal by  Maik.Oberender@magistrat.bremerhaven.de

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