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Games Eligibility

The following is for general information purposes only. For more comprehensive information please consult the Host Games website.

The Can-Am Police-Fire Games welcomes Volunteer Fire Fighters and Spouses of eligible competitors to compete.

Responsibility for Eligibility: The Host Agency shall be responsible for accepting entrants who are eligible under the CAN-AM POLICE-FIRE GAMES FEDERATION rules and rejecting all others.


All sworn Federal, State/Provincial, County, Municipal and Military law enforcement officers, weight control officers, corrections officers and dispatchers employed by a law enforcement agency (male or female, active or retired) are eligible. Police reservists and cadets who have 180-days of continuous law enforcement service, have received formal training in law enforcement and have powers of arrest are eligible.

Eligible fire service personnel includes both paid and volunteer, dispatchers, military fire personnel, (male or female, active or retired)  who have received formal training as a firefighter and have 180-days of continuous fire service.

Eligible EMS personnel includes E.M.S. personnel employed by a private entity or Governmental Agency (male or female, active or retired) who have received formal training as an EMS provider and have 180 days of continuous service.

Eligible law enforcement, fire service and E.M.S. personnel described above from any city, county, state/province, and Country are eligible to compete.

Spouses of eligible law enforcement, fire service and E.M.S. personnel are also eligible to compete.  Also, adult children and their spouses, over 18 years of age, of eligible law enforcement, fire service and E.M.S. are eligible to compete.  A spouse, adult children and their spouse must complete the on-line registration process listing the agency information representing the eligible spouse.

NOTE: Eligibility rules will be strictly adhered to.  An eligible participant may be disqualified from participating in a Can-Am Police-Fire Games event if they have been convicted of a felony or its equilvant in any country.

NOTE: Eligibility rules will be strictly adhered to.
Agencies specifically included:

  • Municipal Police
  • Municipal Fire
  • County Sheriff
  • County Fire
  • Harbor Police
  • Harbor Fire
  • CII Investigators
  • District Attorney’s Investigators
  • Alcohol Beverage Control Officers
  • U.S. Marshal’s Office
  • Secret Service
  • Highway Patrol
  • Parole Agents and Officers
  • State Police
  • Gov’t. Employed Corrections Officers
  • Provincial Police
  • US Customs & Border Protection
  • Air Marshal
  • Canadian Police Auxiliaries*
  • Border Patrol
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • University/Campus Police and Fire Depts.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Customs and Immigration Service
  • Government Employed Dispatchers
  • National/State/Prov. Wardens/ Rangers
  • Attorney General Investigators
  • Tribal Police
  • U.S. Park Service Police
  • Military Police
  • Military Firefighters
  • Bureau of Narcotic’s Investigators
  • Seasonal Smoke jumpers and Firefighters (with at least two years employment)
  • Canadian Police Cadets*

*Canadian Police Auxiliaries and Canadian Police Cadets must have been appointed 180 days in advance of the Games and must be a minimum 18 years of age.

Agencies specifically excluded:

  • Private Business Firefighters
  • Pre-employment Police or Fire Science students
  • Private Security Services
  • Civilian Jailers and Corrections Personnel
  • Non governmental Dispatchers