World Firefighters Games 2024
Back in 2020, the City of Aalborg and World Firefighters Games Western Australia Inc. made the decision to postpone the World Firefighters Games 2021 to 7 – 14 September 2024 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and you are invited to come along!
Throughout the years, Aalborg, Denmark has successfully hosted numerous large international and national events. Their success is a result of the city’s high standard infrastructure and facilities, but also our focus on people coming together in the spirit of friendship, family and cultural exchange.
"We are certain that the Games in Aalborg will live up to the high standards of the World Firefighters Games, and we will do our utmost to make your visit an unforgettable and positive experience," says Thomas Kastrup-Larsen, Mayor of Aalborg.
We have no doubt Western Australia's Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service firefighters are great contenders for the "Toughest Firefighter Alive" and "Fire Truck Challenge" categories, there are many other varied games you can participate in:
Archery • Arm Wrestling
Badminton • Basketball – indoor and street
Billiards • Bodybuilding
Bowling • Boxing
Bucket Brigade • Chess
Cross Country • Cycling – road and MTB
Darts • Firehouse Cook Off
Fire Truck Challenge • Golf
Handball • Horseshoe Toss
Judo • Karate
Marathon • Muster / Athletes’ March
Orienteering • Petanque
Poker • Pool
Powerlifting • Rowing Indoor
Rugby Sevens • Shooting – skeet and trap
Soccer – 8 and indoor futsal • Snooker
Squash • Stair Run
Swimming • Table Tennis
Taekwondo • Tennis
Toughest Firefighter Alive • Track and Field
Treasure Hunt • Triathlon
Tug-of-war • Volleyball - beach and indoor
Water Rescue • Water Polo
Windsurfing • Wrestling
During the World Firefighters Games 2024, you can take part in an exciting social and cultural programme. You can join your fellow firefighters for the opening and closing cere - monies and experience concerts and cultural performances in Games Village.
The opening ceremony and concerts and cultural performances will also be open to the public.
In between sports, it will be possible to go on city tours to the sights of Aalborg and Northern Denmark or just enjoy the many other events going on in the many parks and squares in the city.
The World Firefighters Games allows entrants that are full-time, part-time, retired, support staff, volunteer, as well as families of fire service personnel to enter - so what are you waiting for?
Visit www.wfg2020.dk/en/ for more information and to register.
Here you will also find an accommodation catalogue with a list of accommodation options in and around Aalborg.
Want to join a team made up of other Western Australia Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service Firefighters?
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know and we will put you in touch with other VFRS members who are participating.