Canadian FireFighter Appreciation Day 2018

Onsite Competition for Teams

Event description

FFAD 2018 is returning as part of the Milton Fall Fair, in front of the Grandstands, just before smash-up derby!  Limited number of teams will be accepted (first register, first play!) for 2018.


What is FFAD?

Would your workouts prepare you for the challenges of a firefighter?

Come fight it out for a great cause!  Join Reebok FirePower and Milton Fire Services for a fun unique fitness competition either as a competitor or as a spectator for this unique event! Proceeds going to the Canadian Fallen FireFighters Foundation to provide education and job training for families of fallen firefighters and contribute to the CFFF memorial fund. Competition is open to general public & all service personnel. Current firefighters also welcome to test their own fitness in a fun and challenging environment. 

Team Competition Details:

  • Teams of 4 people – any combination of men/women. 
  • Limited # teams to be accepted. Only 10 civilian and 5 active duty firefighter teams
  • Waiver forms must be completed by guardian if under 18.
  • Cost per team:  Civilians $400; Active Duty FF $300
  • Event proceeds to go to the Canadian Fallen Fire Fighters Foundation.

Competition Workouts:

  • Events to be performed in actual bunker gear and SCBAs (provided to all civilian teams)
  • Fitness activities designed to mimic real-life activities of fire fighters
  • May include: sledgehammering, hose pulling, rope climbing, ladder carries, tire flipping, body drags, etc
  • Workouts are intense – be prepared to work extremely hard and strategize with your teammates
  • All 911’s are welcome to participate in teams together or combined with civilians.  Active FF are encouraged to bring their own bunker gear.  SCBA’s will be provided.


Kids and families are welcome to experience the day with Fall Fair admission. Food & drinks will be available for purchase inside the Milton Fair.



Since this is a charity event, there are no refunds available for registrations. However athlete substitutions are accepted.  Please log into your Competition Corner account to make substitution or email us at


All event details can be found on the web site and/or will be emailed to participants in advance of the event. 

Scoring: For Repetitions: More is Better

Athletes will wear full bunker gear and SCBA's.


Full team will start at a designated spot.  3-2-1-Go Partner 1 & 2 will sprint to Station 1 to complete 10 Hose Pack Cleans in total.  Only one athlete working at a time. 

Both partners will then crawl towards fence, proceed through gate opening towards grandstands. Race up the stairs, through grandstands & back down to next designated station

At Station 2 complete 10 Ladder Lifts from Ground to Overhead. They will both then crawl UNDER a fence and continue to crawl to Station 3 to complete 10 Tire Slams - (designated hammer weights for men and women).

Both athletes will sprint towards a finishing area, thereby releasing Partner 3 & 4 who will then complete the exact sequence as above while P 1 & 2 return to start zone.

Once P 3 & 4 complete the circuit, P 1 & 2 will rejoin and ALL FOUR athletes will continue to travel through the circuit together with increasing reps at each station until the time cap.


Sequence is: 

  • 10 Hose Pack Cleans
  • 10 Ladder Lifts
  • 10 Tire Slams

Once both pairs have completed the circuit, the entire team will continue as a four-pack completing:

20 Hose Pack Cleans
20 Ladder Lifts
20 Tire Slams

30 Hose Pack Cleans
30 Ladder Lifts
30 Tire Slams

40 Hose Pack Cleans
40 Ladder Lifts
40 Tire Slams

*If a team is able to complete 40 reps at every station before the time cap, they will continue to work as a group of 4 with 50 reps, etc.


Time Cap: 14 minutes.

Score: Total Repetitions Completed

*Wod duration subject to change

Scoring: For Repetitions: More is Better

Athletes will wear Bunker Pants only, and face masks only. 


Each team will have two rowers and work in pairs for this event.  Each pair will stay together for the full event. 

Rower 1 = Athlete 1&3, Rower 2 = Athlete 2 &4Each pair is working independently.

3-2-1-Go,  Pair 1 will each work to row 10 Calories at the same time, then each complete 6 burpees over rower. Upon completion of their burpees, Pair 1 will sprint (not synchro) each carrying a bucket with a weighted slam ball over designated distance.

As soon as Pair 1 have completed their burpees, Pair 2 (Athletes 3 & 4) can begin to row their 10 calories and complete 6 burpees over rower. 

Once Pair 1 returns with the buckets, Pair 2 will then carry the weighted buckets around the same course, while Pair 1 returns to the rowers and begins the 10 cal/6 burpees again. 

If Pair 1 returns back with buckets before Pair 2 has completed the row/burpees, Pair 1 must wait to proceed. 


Time Cap: 12 minutes.

Scoring:  Total metres rowed


Scoring: For Repetitions: More is Better

Athletes will wear full bunker gear, face mask and SCBA


3-2-1-Go Each team, working as a foursome, will advance a weighted Prowler across a certain distance (approximately 80 metres) and return to the start line. 

Each time they return to the start line, they will add a designated piece of equipment to increase the weight and contin back down the track again.  

During the workout, teams will be interrrupted at random intervals during the wod to complete a simulated higher priotity task, then must return to continue their original task where they left off.  


Any team with Male athletes will continue to add 25#  per each length per male.  (i.e. A team with one male athlete will add one 25#plate for Length 5 and beyond.  A team with 2 males will add one 25# plate for Length 5 and add one additional 24# plate for Length 6 and beyond.  And so on to a team of 4 males who will build up to four 25# plates for Length 8).


Time Cap: 12 minutes

Score = total distance (increments of 20m).