It's back! Cheshire Firefighter Challenge 2020

Cheshire Firefighter ChallengeCheshire Firefighter Challenge is a sporting event being organised to raise funds for the Fire Fighters Charity.

An event organised by Firefighters for The Firefighters Charity

It is on Saturday 2 May 2020, from 8am to 5pm and will be held at the University of Chester - Warrington Campus - Crab Lane, Warrington WA2 0DB. 

The competition involves a course of eight challenges focused on firefighting activities.

The course will test competitors’ strengths and abilities, both physically and mentally, and provide a day of entertainment for spectators.

Registration fee is £20 - sign up at Cheshire Firefighter Challenge (opens in new window) - and all proceeds will go to the Firefighters Charity.

Once registered, competitors will receive a confirmation e-mail which will also contain information regarding the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)*. Each competitor will also be sent a Competitor Declaration, which must be signed prior to the event. Challenge times for each entrant will be allocated before 2 May.

All competitors must be 18 years old or over.

Alongside the adrenaline-inducing competition there will be many fire service and other attractions to ensure a fun and action-packed day for all the family.

The Cheshire Firefighter Challenge is approved by the British Firefighter Challenge team.

*Competitors should provide their own PPE. However, if requested early enough, PPE may be provided by Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service

For more information please contact CM Ryan Cook or SM Mark Pollard by emailing

Book your place now

To book your place visit:

Cheshire Firefighter Challenge (opens in new window)


Poster - Cheshire Firefighter Challenge - to be added soon.


Directions to Warrington

Please use the website below to find directions to the University of Chester Warrington Campus.

Directions to the University of Chester Warrington Campus (opens in new window)

Cheshire Firefighter Challenge 2019

Cheshire Firefighter Challenge winner with Assistant Chief Fire Officer Gus O'Rourke50 firefighters from across the UK took part in the first ever Cheshire Firefighter Challenge on Saturday.

Congratulations to Richard Wilds from Humberside Fire and Rescue Service who was the overall winner.

Well done to all who competed and thank you to University of Chester and British Firefighter Challenge for you support.

Cheshire Firefighter Challenge Leaderboard (new window, PDF 947KB)

Cheshire Firefighter Challenge (opens in new window)