WORLD POLICE AND FIRE GAMES ENTRANT ELIGIBILITY
In order to be eligible to compete in the World Police & Fire Games, a person:
-Must be at least 18 years old and be publicly employed as a full time Law Enforcement Officer or Firefighter;
-Must have formal Firefighter or Law Enforcement Officer training;
-Their primary occupation must be that of a Law Enforcement Officer or Firefighter;
-Must be a member of an eligible agency; or, a retired Law Enforcement Officer or Firefighter from an eligible agency.
-Must have been sworn, or appointed, as a Firefighter or Law Enforcement Officer by an eligible agency.
-Training/Academy Time: If an agency hires officers or firefighters but requires completion of an academy prior to swearing in, the competitor may use the first day of the academy for the sworn date on the Sports Entry Form.
Any agency or representative from an agency not mentioned above, meeting the requirements of a Police or Fire Agency as defined, may petition the WPFGF Eligibility Committee for inclusion in the WPFG.
Agencies and Classifications Specifically Excluded:
-Military Police and Fire Departments (non-civilian)
-Volunteer Fire Departments
-Private Business Fire Departments (Except as specifically approved)
-Police and Sheriff's Reserves
-Police Cadets, Interns, or Community Service Officers
-Private Security Services
-Private Paramedic Services
-Paramedics (without Firefighter status)
-Pre-employment Police Science Students
-Seasonal Firefighters or Smokejumpers
-County Correctional Officers (WITHOUT Peace Officer status)
-Municipal Corrections Officers (Except as specifically approved)