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Apr 8, 2017
Alamo Area Fire Exploring Competition 2017

Alamo Area Fire Exploring Competition 2017

Preparing Youth for Careers in Fire and Emergency Services thru Competition

The Alamo Area Council and the Helotes Fire Department invite all Exploring Fire and Emergency Services Posts to participate in the 5th Annual Alamo Area Council Fire Exploring Competition.  The competition will be hosted at the Helotes Fire Department (12951 Bandera Road, Helotes, Texas 78023) on Saturday, April 8, 2017.

Price and Event Registration Detail:

Online registration must be completed by April 7th at 3:30 pm in order to participate, $15 fee will be collected on day of event starting at 8:00 am. Online registration is required in order to prepare for day of competition events an t-shirt purchase. A post is not considered registered until all fees, Learning for Life Health Forms (parts A & B only), and a Consent, Discharge, and Indemnity Agreements have been received. 

All required forms can be found within the "RESOURCES" tab of the calendar event by clicking the blue "DETAILS" button to the right.  Additional registration inquires may be made to the Council Exploring team by email at

Each Post will need to bring $15 payment, Health form parts A&B, and consent form for each participant on the day of competition. Registration table will be available and open at 8:00 am. Additionally, each team will need to turn in a team roster form, which can be found on the "RESOURCES" tab of the calendar event. 

Competition Activities: 

All media, community, and family members are also invited to witness battles for Best Overall Individual and Best Overall Team trophies as forty of the finest Fire Explorers in Bexar County will be tested in:

  • Bunker Gear Drills
  • Obstacle Courses
  • Three-Person Race
  • Four-Person Race
  • Bucket Brigade

Download the Fire Exploring Competition brochure HERE

Additional Event Contact Info: 

For more information on Exploring, please visit or contact our Exploring office at 210-341-8611 Ext.160.  Assistant Chief Rick Wall of the Helotes Fire Department may be reached at 210-695-3572 or for comment or specific guideline information for each event.

Watch 2016 Event Video:

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