About the Games

The Can-Am Police-Fire Games are a biennial, multi-sport event that take place in North America. The event occurs in the summer months over a 6 day period (Monday-Sunday).

The City of Windsor has been selected to host the Games in 2022 and the event will take place Monday July 25 to Sunday July 31.

What sports are included?

More than 34 sports will be offered in Windsor including the following:

  • Archery (Target, Field, 3-D)
  • Bench-press
  • Biathlon
  • Bowling (10 pin)
  • Cross-County (5K)
  • Cross Country (10K)
  • Cycling (Criterium)
  • Cycling (Road Race)
  • Cycling (Time Trials)
  • Darts
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Mountain Bike
  • Narcotics Dog P
  • istol (Police Action)
  • Pistol (Duty)
  • Pistol (PPC)
  • Police Service Dog (Canine)
  • Power Lifting
  • Running 5K
  • Running 10K
  • Running 21K
  • Skeet
  • Slow Pitch Softball
  • Sporting Clays
  • Submission Grappling
  • SWAT
  • Swimming
    • 50 M Free
    • 100 M Free
    • 200 M Free
    • 500 M Free
    • Butterfly
    • 50 M Fly
    • 100 M Fly
    • Breaststroke
    • 50 M Breast
    • Backstroke
    • 50 M Back
  • Toughest Competitor Alive Toughest Firefighter Alive
  • Track and Field
    • 100 M Dash
    • 200 M Dash
    • 400 M Dash
    • 800 M Dash
    • 1500 M Run
    • 110 M Hurdles
    • 400 M Hurdles
    • High Jump
    • Long Jump
    • Triple Jump
    • Shot Put
    • Discus
    • 4x100 M Relay
  • Texas Hold’m
  • Trap Shooting
  • Triathlon

How many participants can we expect?

Typically between 800 to 1,000 competitors plus spouses and/or families attend the Games. As of 2018, spouses and adult children of eligible personnel were also eligible to compete.

How many events can I participate in?

Athletes can participate in as many events would like! In the 2018 edition of the Games, athletes participated in an average of 4 events per person.

Who Can Compete

All sworn Federal, State/Provincial, County, Municipal and Military law enforcement officers, weight control officers, corrections officers and dispatchers employed by a law enforcement agency (male or female, active or retired) are eligible. Police reservists and cadets who have 180-days of continuous law enforcement service, have received formal training in law enforcement and have powers of arrest are eligible.

Eligible fire service personnel includes both paid and volunteer, dispatchers, military fire personnel, (male or female, active or retired) who have received formal training as a firefighter and have 180-days of continuous fire service.

Eligible EMS personnel includes E.M.S. personnel employed by a private entity or Governmental Agency (male or female, active or retired) who have received formal training as an EMS provider and have 180 days of continuous service.

Eligible law enforcement, fire service and E.M.S. personnel described above from any city, county, state/province, and Country are eligible to compete.

Spouses of eligible law enforcement, fire service and E.M.S. personnel are also eligible to compete. Also, adult children and their spouses, over 18 years of age, of eligible law enforcement, fire service and E.M.S. are eligible to compete. A spouse, adult children and their spouse must complete the on-line registration process listing the agency information representing the eligible spouse.

NOTE: Eligibility rules will be strictly adhered to. Agencies specifically included:

  • Municipal Police
  • Municipal Fire
  • County Sheriff
  • County Fire
  • Harbor Police
  • Harbor Fire
  • CII Investigators
  • District Attorney’s Investigators
  • Alcohol Beverage Control Officers
  • U.S. Marshal’s Office
  • Secret Service
  • Highway Patrol
  • Parole Agents and Officers
  • State Police
  • Gov’t. Employed Corrections Officers
  • Provincial Police
  • US Customs & Border Protection
  • Air Marshal
  • Canadian Police Auxiliaries*
  • Border Patrol
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • University/Campus Police and Fire Depts.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Customs and Immigration Service
  • Government Employed Dispatchers
  • National/State/Prov. Wardens/ Rangers
  • Attorney General Investigators
  • Tribal Police
  • U.S. Park Service Police
  • Military Police
  • Military Firefighters
  • Bureau of Narcotic’s Investigators
  • Seasonal Smoke jumpers and Firefighters (with at least two years employment)
  • Canadian Police Cadets*
  • *Canadian Police Auxiliaries and Canadian Police Cadets must have been appointed 180 days in advance of the Games and must be a minimum 18 years of age.

    Agencies specifically excluded:

    • Private Business Firefighter
    • Pre-employment Police or Fire students
    • Private Security Services
    • Civilian Jailers and Corrections Personnel
    • Non governmental Dispatchers

We can’t wait wait to welcome you to Windsor in 2022 for the Can-Am Police-Fire Games! Learn more about your host city and stay up to date on the games by registering now for our Windsor 2022 newsletter!

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