2018 Tri-State Post 6 - Ohio Valley Mine Rescue Contest

The Tri-State Post 6 of the National Mine Rescue Association will hold its 37th Annual Ohio Valley Mine Rescue Contest on June 5th, 6th, & 7th, 2018. The event will be held at ODNR's new Mine Training Center located at 43024 Industrial Park Road, Cadiz, OH 43907

The 2018 Contest will continue its format which will include 2 Days of Mine Rescue Competition. For teams only wanting to compete in Mine Rescue, 1 day, that option will remain, but those teams must compete in the first competition held on Wednesday, June 6th. Registration must be received by Thursday, May 10th, 2018.

The entire contest will consist of five total events over the three day period:

  • The First-Aid, Bench, and Pre Shift Contests will be held on Tuesday, June 5th.
  • A Social Event Dinner, free of charge, will be held Tuesday evening at a Sally Buffalo Park Shelter TBD. Directions will be available at the contest.
  • The 1st Mine Rescue Team’s Field Contest on Wednesday, June 6th.
  • The 2nd Mine Rescue Team’s Field Contest on Thursday, June 7th.
  • Following the completion of all competitions, the Awards Banquet will be held on Thursday evening, June 7th, at the Wallace Lodge, located at Sally Buffalo Park in Cadiz, OH.

Judging officials for the contest will be provided by ODNR Mine Safety, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Deep Mine Safety, the West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health Safety & Training and the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA). All Post 6 competitions will be governed by the 2018 National Mine Rescue, Bench, First Aid and Pre-Shift Contest Rules.

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