California Firefighters Olympics Comes to Santa Clara

The 2010 Firefighters Olympics takes place in Santa Clara between July 11 and 16. The event consists of 31 areas of competition including basketball, bass fishing, bowling, cycling, dodgeball, flag football, golf, ice hockey, mountain biking, paintball, rock climbing, soccer, softball, surfing, table tennis and volleyball, water polo – something for everyone.

The Firefighters Olympics began in 1970 as an opportunity for all California Firefighters to get together in a friendly competition that promotes physical fitness and provides an informal forum for exchanging ideas. The Santa Clara Firefighters, Local 1171 is honored and excited to be the 2010 host.

Cogswell College will have an information table at the event to promote its Fire Science degree program – and to cheer on all of the Cogswell Fire Science graduates, students and faculty who participate in the event.

-Bonnie Phelps, Dean of Institutional Advancement

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