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16th Annual HPD SWAT Competition

The Harrisonburg Police Department (HPD) will be hosting its 16th Annual SWAT Competition on Friday, October 7, 2016 at the Harper-Presgraves Training Facility on Greendale Road in Harrisonburg. The event begins at 7:30am.

The challenging, non-stop action that you have come to expect will be packed into one day - the O'course, Pistol Shoot-off, Hostage Rescue, and Mystery Event will headline the competition as is our tradition. Attention has always been given to events that test weapon skills, endurance and decision making - this year no less demanding. At the conclusion of the competition, there will be an informal banquet, presentation of prizes and awards, and closing ceremonies.

HPD will again offer the mid-day grilling session, so you eat when you have a break in the action. T-shirts and other SWAT Competition merchandise will be available for sale near the vendor booths.

HPD looks forward to your participation and support.

Event list:
Black Rifle
Sniper Initiated Assault
Smart Shields Tactical O-Course
Mystery Event
Operator Rescue
Steel Reserve
Pistol Shoot-Off

Equipment List:
Repel Harness
Gas Mask
6 sets of eye/ear protection
6 carbine rifles or sub-guns / minimum 2 sets of mags per operator / tactical pistol rig
Scoped Rifle
Tactical Vests (NO soft body armor)
Tac helmets
Ammunition for all firearms

Contact information for this event:
Harrisonburg Police Department - Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT)
101 N Main St
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Phone: 540-437-2602, 540-810-5992
Fax: 540-437-2614

Past Participants:
Albemarle County
Alexandria Police
Athens Clark, GA Police
Augusta County
Bedford County
Campbell County
Chesterfield County
Dauphin County, PA
Fairfax County
Greene County
Hanover County
Leesburg Police
Manassas Police
Prince William County
Richmond Police
Roanoke County
Rockingham County
Spartanburg County, SC
Spotsylvania County
Staunton Police
Virginia State Police
Waynesboro Police
Winchester Police

Earlier Event: October 3
Later Event: October 18
Firehouse Expo - Booth #760