TACTICAL RESCUE CHALLENGE

INFORMATION & 
REGISTRATION
SPONSORS & VENDORS
PAST CHALLENGES
COMPETITOR INFORMATION
PHOTO GALLERY
 

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

The Tactical Rescue Challenge was created in 2018 as a means to integrate critical medical skills and tactics needed to perform rescue operations effectively in small team elements. The ability to perform a hasty rescue when time is of the essence and additional resources are not available is a skill first responders must have in their arsenal.  The small team elements must also be able to maintain situational awareness and may be required to provide their own fire support to complete the rescues/mission.

 

The 2021 Tactical Rescue Challenge will consist of up to twenty, three man teams, competing to become the Tactical Rescue Challenge Champion.  Competitors are expected to be a mix of military units, local/state/federal law enforcement and military Special Operations.  Some units will integrate dedicated TEMS providers and fire department RTF personnel.  All competitors are required to safely handle and operate firearms, and perform medical skills based on TCCC & TECC standards in the course of the rescue operations.  The Tactical Rescue Challenge combines skill evaluation into scenario based competition created to provide high intensity, realistic training opportunities.  The competition is sponsored and supported by leaders in the industry and made possible by a great team of volunteers.  This is a competition/training event designed to bring our law enforcement, TEMS and military community together while honing the needed skills.  

 

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PAST CHALLENGES

2020

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

2019

2019 CHAMPIONS

US ARMY RANGERS 3/75th  

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2019 COMPETITORS:

  • ​US ARMY Rangers 3/75th

  • Department of Energy Texas

  • Indiana State Police

  • US Park Police / MPD / Bradford County

  • West Hartford Police & Fire RTF

  • CREST

  • US Army 102nd Infantry

  • CT Department of Corrections

  • US Army 344th Military Police

2018

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2018 CHAMPIONS

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 

OFFICE OF SECURE TRANSPORTATION - TEXAS

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2018 COMPETITORS:

  • Department of Energy, Texas

  • US Army Rangers 3/75th

  • Vintech (Bridgeport/Stamford FD)

  • CREST Team 1

  • CREST Team 2

  • UCONN Fire

  • Department of Energy, New Mexico

  • Boston Police SWAT

  • East Coast Tactical Medics

  • US Army Fight Medics "Dustoff"

  • Seymour EMS TEMS

  • US Army 143rd

 

COMPETITOR INFORMATION

Full event planning is in process for the 2021 Tactical Rescue Challenge & The CT SWAT Challenge!  The week of events begins on August 16, 2021.  These events are a GO!!  To answer the most frequently asked question.... this event has both live fire and force on force components, each team member will be required to shoot both handgun and carbine.  Further information on the below items will be posted as they come available.  Contact with further questions, see you in August!!

  • Locations of competition

  • Times of competition

  • Equipment, gear and ammunition requirements

  • Event information

  • Scoring guidelines 

  • Rules

  • Awards dinner information

  • Special guests / VIP

 

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