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1999 PGCVF&RA Convention

General Schedule and Information

Saturday, September 18, 1999

    9:00am Registration of Contestants
                    @ Branchville, Co. 11

    10:30am Contests Begin
                      Field Events:
                          Agility Contest
                          1st Alarm
                          Bucket Brigade
                          Battle of the Bucket
                          Tug of War
                          First Aid
 

Sunday, September 19, 1999

    10:00am Registration of Contestants
                    : @ Berwyn Heights, Co. 14

    11:00am Contests Begin
                     Hook-Up Contests:
                          Dry Hose
                          7 Person "Spaghetti" Hose Coupling
                          Standing Hook-Ups
                              4 and 5 Person 1-1/2"
                              8 Person 2-1/2"
                          Running Hook-Ups
                          Broken Section Contests
 

Monday, September 20, 1999

    6:30pm Convention Bingo
                    @ Branchville, Co. 11
 

Tuesday, September 21, 1999

    7:00pm Memorial Service
                   @ Holy Redeemer Church
                        4905 Berwyn Road
                        College Park, Maryland

* Refreshments served immediately following services at the church.


Wednesday, September 22, 1999

    6:00pm Past President’s Dinner
                   @ Branchville, Co. 11

* Cocktails at 6:00pm; 
Dinner at 6:45pm; Program at 8:00pm

Thursday, September 23, 1999

    6:00pm Dinner & Registration of Delegates & Alternates
                    @ Branchville, Co. 11, upstairs

    7:30pm Meeting: Men’s 1st Session
                    @ Branchville, Co. 11, Downstairs

    8:00pm Meeting: Ladies’ 1st Session
                    @ Branchville, Co. 11, Upstairs

Friday, September 24, 1999

    6:00pm – 7:00pm  Auxiliary Registration

    6:00pm – 8:00pm  Registration & Balloting

    7:00pm Meeting: Ladies’ 2nd Session
                    @ Branchville, Co. 11, Upstairs

* Ladies Installation of Officers

    8:00pm Meeting: Men’s 2nd Session
                    @ Branchville, Co. 11, Downstairs

     9:00pm Bull Roast
                     @ Branchville, Co. 11, Outside following Sessions 
                             Admission: $5.00
 

Saturday, September 25, 1999

    7:30am Prayer Breakfast
                    @ Branchville, Co. 11, Upstairs

    8:00am Parade – Line-Up

*  VEHICLES assemble @ Beltsville Agricultural Research Center Library, rear parking lot

*  MARCHING UNITS assemble @ REI Shopping Center parking lot on Rhode Island Avenue

    10:00am Parade Down Rhode Island Avenue Starts
                     Parade starts @ Edgewood Road
                     Judges Stand located @ Duval Field
                     Parade concludes @ Branchville, Co. 11

    Following Parade…
        Aerial Ladder Contest
        Extrication Contest

    7:00pm Meeting: Men’s 3rd Session
                    @ Branchville, Co. 11, upstairs

*  Parade and Contest Awards Presented

    9:00pm “Beachin’ It, Branchville Style”
                     Party @ Branchville, Co. 11, Outside

*  Hosted by Branchville Fire Company and Ladies Auxiliary


Updated August 12, 1999
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