Windsor, Ontario

July 25 - 31, 2022



SWAT

Jason Toner

DATE:  Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 8am-3pm

              Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 8am-5pm

SPORT DESCRIPTION:  All participants must be active tactical unit members with hostage rescue certification. Each team must have 6-8 members including a qualified sniper and observer.  All team members must complete the registration individually before the Team Captain can register their team.  Teams will be required to complete consecutive, timed events, which must be performed in a specific sequence as follows:

EVENTS:

  1. Physical Fitness Challenge (2 members to participate)
  2. Sniper Challenge (2 members – Sniper and Observer)
  3. Multi-weapon Challenge (4 members to participate)
  4. Hostage Rescue Challenge (All members must participate)

NOTE:   The members selected for Physical Fitness and Sniper must be different.

SCORING: The score from the four challenges will be combined to determine the final team score and overall champion. Scoring will be determined by combined times from all four events, including any assessed penalties, shot accuracy, and shot placement.  The top three teams will be presented with Gold, Silver and Bronze medals at the conclusion of the second day.

EQUIPMENT:

  • Tactical Uniform including full personal protective equipment (Ballistic vest)
  • Eye protection, Ear protection
  • Sniper Rifle, binoculars or spotting scope, and range finder
  • Carbine rifle (Service issued) .223 or 5.56 (Other calibers need to be pre-approved)
  • Pistol (Service Issued)
  • Note: Snipers will require a sniper rifle (as previously mentioned) as well as a main entry weapon (carbine). 

SAFETY RULES:

All competing team members must be present for mandatory safety brief at the start of the each day. Violation of safety rules and unsafe weapons handling may result in disqualification or deduction in team or individual scores. No one will be allowed entrance into the competition area until they are called to perform. Pistols may be loaded and contained within a holster worn by team members. Long guns and shotguns will remain empty and on safe until told to load.

All officers participating in the SWAT events will be required to wear eye, ear, ballistic vests, and helmets during the live fire events on the range (Sniper/Observers will not require vests or helmets for sniper/observer portion of the SWAT event.)  However, full PPE will be required for remaining portions of SWAT). During movement exercises, all weapons will be on safe, with finger on the frame of the weapon.

During the competition, judges will be monitoring safety while moving through the course of fire. Any time a judge says “STOP” or an air horn is heard all movement on the range must stop until cleared to continue.

DESCRIPTION OF EVENTS:

Physical Fitness Challenge

  • Two team members will work together in a relay style obstacle course.
  • Each member will wear tactical boots, pants, and t-shirt.
  • Each member will be provided a load bearing vest to be worn throughout the obstacle course.

Stage 1 and the entire physical fitness event will be initiated by the officiant via whistle and stopwatch.

Stage 1

  • Both members (1 & 2) will start at the base of the rappel tower fitted with a gas mask.
  • On the whistle #1 will ascend the tower, then descend to the start position at which time #2 ascends and descends the tower

Stage 2

  • Once member 2 completes Stage 1, member #1 is initiated. Stage 2 begins.
  • #1 is required to climb over a fence (6’) then proceed to the seated rope pull (75 lbs – distance 50’). #1 returns to the start position and initiates #2.
  • #2 is required to climb over a fence (6’) then proceed to the seated rope pull (75 lbs – distance 50’). #2 returns to the start position. Stage 3 begins.

Stage 3

  • #1 Proceeds from start position to the west side of tower and ascends a ladder touching every rung before descending (touching all rungs)
  • #1 continues to the breach box. Using a ram, the box is moved to a designated line. Once the line is reached #1 jumps over the box and moves the box (using the ram) back to its original position. #1 jumps over the box and proceeds back to the start position at which time #2 is initiated.
  • #2 Proceeds from start position to the west side of tower and ascends a ladder touching every rung before descending (touching all rungs)
  • #2 continues to the breach box. Using a ram, the box is moved to a designated line. Once the line is reached #1 jumps over the box and moves the box (using the ram) back to its original position. #2 jumps over the box and proceeds back to the start position at which time Stage 4 is begins.

Stage 4

  • #1 takes possession of a ballistic shield and ascends the rappel tower. The shield is delivered to a specified area; #1 now descends the tower
  • #1 takes possession of a ram and ascends the rappel tower. The ram is delivered to a specified area; #1 now descends the tower. #2 is now initiated.
  • #2 takes possession of a ballistic shield and ascends the rappel tower. The shield is delivered to a specified area; #2 now descends the tower
  • #2 takes possession of a ram and ascends the rappel tower. The ram is delivered to a specified area; #2 now descends the tower. Stage 5 is initiated.

Stage 5

  • #1 climbs over 6’ wall, grabs an issued inert firearm and proceeds down range road and returns (approx. 400m). #2 is now initiated.
  • #2 climbs over 6’ wall, grabs an issued inert firearm and proceeds down range road and returns (approx. 400m). Stage 6 begins.

Stage 6

  • #1 and #2 are directed to the “downed officer” and where they are required to rescue the officer. Once the officer is loaded into the rescue vehicle the Sniper Challenge Begins.

Note: Officers participating in the Physical Fitness challenge are now required to dress in full tactical PPE in preparation for the Hostage Rescue Portion of the Tactical competition.

Sniper Challenge

Both Sniper and Observer will wear tactical boots, pants, and t-shirt.

  • From the Rappel Tower both officers will proceed to a designated point where they will obtain their firearm and respective equipment
  • All equipment will be manually transported to the top of the rappel tower.
  • From the top of the rappel tower the observer will be required to identity designated targets.
  • Once identified, the Sniper will be required to eliminate the identified threats.
  • At the completion of the Sniper course of fire, the multi weapon challenge begins.
  • Approximate range – 110 yards

Multi Weapon Challenge  

  • Multi Weapon Operators will require full tactical PPE (Boots, pants, vest, helmet with ear protection, eye protection, carbine and pistol).
  • Each operator will require a minimum of three pistol magazines. Between the three magazines each operator will require a combined 30 frangible rounds.
  • Each Operator will require a minimum of three carbine magazines. Between the three magazines each operator will require a combined 70 frangible rounds.

Hostage Rescue Challenge

  • Operators will require full tactical PPE (Boots, pants, vest, helmet with ear protection, eye protection).
  • All 6 or 8 team members will participate in the hostage rescue challenge.
  • All operators will be provided with inert carbines (Prepared with Ultimate Training Munitions). WPS will provide equipped carbines or similar SMG that have been converted with Sim ammunition to allow teams to compete.  Teams who bring their own properly equipped carbines will be able to use them.

NOTE: This event is LIMITED TO 12 TEAMS

DATE:  Saturday, July 30, 2022, 8am

SPORT DESCRIPTION: 

Discuss –   Discuss weights:  Men (Open & Senior 4.40lb., 2kg), (Master & Grand Master 3.52lb, 1.6kg).  Women (all categories 1kg).

Shot-put – Shot-put weights:  Men (Open & Senior 16lb., 7.26kg) (Master & Grand Master 12lb., 5.44kg).

Intermediate Hurdles – Hurdle heights: Men (Open, Senior, Master 36in., 91.44cm), (Gr. Master 33in., 84cm).

Hurdles – Hurdle heights:  Women (All categories 33in., 84cm).

DATE:  Friday, July 29, 2022, 8am (Men’s Open and Senior Divisions)

            Saturday, July 30, 2022, 8am (Men’s Master and Grand Master; Women’s Divisions)

SPORT DESCRIPTION: All components are completed in one day.  Medals are awarded based on total number of points accumulated. All competitors are required to start all stages of the event or be disqualified from competition.  Competitors in the 200 lbs. (90.72 kg) and OVER division will weigh-in each day at 0700 during the rules meeting.  A rules meeting will be held at 0700 each day at St Clair College. 

Day 1Men’s Open and Senior Divisions in both weight classes.

Day 2Women’s All Divisions; – Men’s Master and  Grandmaster Divisions in both weight classes.

Order of Events – 3.1-mile (5 km) run, shot put, 100 M sprint (to be run on a track), 100 M swim*, 20-foot (6.1 metre) Rope climb, bench press, pull-ups and obstacle course. No “Gloves” allowed for rope climb, bench press or obstacle course.  No bench shirts allowed for bench press. *The swim will be in a 25-meter pool; therefore, four lengths of the pool will be required.

NOTE:  This event is capped at 40 competitors each day so register soon!  Entries for this event close July 1, 2022.  The Event Coordinator reserves the right to combine age divisions based on number of registrants.

DATE:  Thursday, July 28, 2022, 4pm to 10pm

              Friday, July 29, 2022, 4pm to 10pm   

Qualification Round – Winner of each table advances

Championship Round between all table winners

Play will continue until the winner is determined.  Play is limited to the first 36 registrants each night.  Players may register and play both nights. If less than 18 players (3 tables) register the two nights will be combined.  Medals will be awarded for each night of play.  Blinds will increase every 30 minutes. Blinds may be increased as play warrants.                      

Disputes arising from play shall be resolved in a timely manner at the absolute discretion of the Event Coordinator. Decisions shall be final and may not be appealed.

                    

DATE:  Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 9am

SPORT DESCRIPTION:  All competitors shall submit a medical exam report, signed by a licensed physician and based on a physical completed with-in six months of competition.  This sport combines elements of wrestling, Judo, Jiu-jitsu and Sambo.  Participants may use takedowns, pins, and submission holds from a variety of martial arts and wins a match by either accumulating more points than their opponent, or by submission of the opponent. 

All competitors to weigh-in; details to be provided at registration.  Competitors must enter their weight division and may also enter the Absolute Class.  Each competitor must specify if they are willing to compete in a higher weight division if there are insufficient competitors within their weight division.    

Each competitor will supply their own clothing and equipment.  If there are not enough competitors in a division, they may be moved up or down in a class to compete.  Depending on the number of women competitors, they may be divided into additional classifications.  If there are limited entries, a round robin type tournament will be used for the matches, with awards still being given by divisions.

DATE:  Friday, July 29, 2022, 9am

             Saturday, July 30, 2022, 9am

             Sunday, July 31, 2022, 9am

SPORT DESCRIPTION:  This will be aPatrol Dog 1 (PD1) event run under the umbrella of the United States Police Canine Association using USPCA rules and guidelines.  This PD1 event will include the following elements:

  • Obedience
  • Agility
  • Box Search
  • Article Search
  • Apprehension/Recall

You do not have to be a USPCA member to register for the games. Click on the following link for a description of the exercises:  Patrol Dog Rules

The competition is open to dogs on regularly scheduled duty with a law enforcement agency from any unit of government. Competitors must wear Department uniforms, minus sidearm.  Medals will be awarded to the dogs with the top 3 scores.

TOP DOG:  To be considered for Top Dog, you are required to enter the Canine Detection event (narcotics or explosives) AND the Police Service Dog event.  Combined scores from the two events will determine medals for overall Top Dog.

DATE:  Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 8am

SPORT DESCRIPTION:  A race against the clock on an open country road loop, with the main road having paved shoulders, consisting of small elevation changes.  This course is intended for all levels of riders with a personal challenge incentive.

All riders must attend the pre-race briefing (rider’s meeting) normally held at the staging area prior to the competition. A protective helmet complying with current safety standard s (SNELL ANSI / ASTM Certified), provided by the rider, shall be worn at all times when warming-up or racing. A rider will be disqualified if he/she removes the helmet during the race. Clip-ons /aerobars are allowed.

DATE:  Thursday, July 28, 2022, 8am

SPORT DESCRIPTION:  The course will be on paved roads, with paved shoulders and varying small elevations. The start and finish take place at the Libro Center in Amherstburg with 5 major turns on country roads offering farmland scenery. The 4th turn takes on a picture-perfect creek gently winding for 4 kilometres. Coming upon the S-turn with 1km to go sets you up with a gentle climb to the sprint finish. Yellow line rule is strictly enforced. Riders that fall off and do not wish to continue are able to turn inwards to the course and safely return to the start finish.

All riders must attend the pre-race briefing (rider’s meeting) normally held at the staging area prior to the competition. A protective helmet complying with current safety standards (SNELL ANSI / ASTM Certified), provided by the rider, shall be worn at all times when warming-up or racing. A rider will immediately be disqualified if he/she removes the helmet during the race. No clip-ons or aero bars are allowed.

Details coming soon.

DATE & TIMES:        Thursday, July 28, 2022 – 9am

SPORT DESCRIPTION:  This event will be a Patrol Dog 2 (PD2) narcotic and explosive detection competition run under the umbrella of the United States Police Canine Association, using USPCA rules and guidelines.   You must register for either Narcotics OR Explosives.  There will be no spectators allowed for this event.  Medals will be awarded to the dogs with the top 3 scores in each division.

Competition is open to dogs on regularly scheduled duty with a law enforcement organization of any unit of government. The handler must be a member of the same law enforcement organization and working in that capacity. Competitors must wear Department uniforms, minus sidearm.

You do not have to be a USPCA member to register for the games. Here are links to the exercises:  Drug Detection Rules   Explosive Detection Rules 

TOP DOG:  To be considered for Top Dog, you are required to enter BOTH the Canine Detection event (narcotics or explosives) as well as the Police Service Dog event.  Combined scores from the two events will determine medals for overall Top Dog. (register for Top Dog event on the Police Service Dog registration page)

Spectators are not permitted.