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100 Year Anniversary Open House

Saturday, October 6, 2018
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
1615 Old Mansfield Road
Wooster, OH 44691

Join us for our Centennial Celebration

For the first time, we are opening our factory doors to the public. Come celebrate this history milestone with us.

Celebration Highlights Include:

  • Factory tours of our manufacturing facility
  • Lunch: 10 Alarm Fire Engine Pizza, hotdogs, chips, drinks, homemade ice cream, kettle corn 
  • Vintage fire equipment & museum display
  • Emergency vehicles on display
  • Photo booth & picture opportunities to commemorate the day
  • Kids educational smoke house activity
  • Kids spray a real firefighting nozzle to put out the fire
  • Commemorative t-shirt and hat sale
  • Sign our guest book and get a gift
  • Cheer on your favorite fire department during the water barrel competition



Fire Department Water Barrel Competition Rules and Registration

Basic Rules:

  • Pre-registration is strongly suggested to secure your spot. Limited to the first 20 Teams to sign up.
  • Competition will begin promptly at NOON.
  • Tournament will be Single or Double elimination based on total number of teams. This will be announced the day of the event.
  • Teams are made up of 3 firefighters.
  • Participants must wear: Bunker Pants and Boots, Helmets and Gloves (Coat optional).
  • A match consists of best 2 out of 3 bouts switching sides after each bout.
  • The bout will last a maximum of 2 minutes or until one team pushes the barrel to the opposing team's stop.
  • After 2 minutes the side with the barrel closest to its opponent's barrel stop wins.
Check In on Event Day:

  • All teams MUST check in by 11:30 a.m.
  • Check in location designated by the Akron tent in west parking lot
  • Drawing for matchups will take place at 11:45 a.m.
Prizes for the Winning Teams:

  • 1st Place Team:
    • 1st Place Trophy
    • Commemorative Akron Brass Hat for each team member
    • Handline Nozzle for your department
  • 2nd Place Team
    • 2nd Place Trophy
    • Commemorative Akron Brass Hat for each team member
  • 3rd Place Team
    • 3rd Place Trophy
    • Commemorative Akron Brass Hat for each team member
REGISTER your Team Below:

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