FDIC is a special experience, bringing together members of the fire service from around the world to exchange information, network, meet up with old friends, and meet new ones. Make sure you maximize your experience by attending a variety of special events planned throughout the week. You won't want to miss a thing!
Livid is the Official Winner of the 2018 Battle of the Bands!
Don't miss their live performance at the F.O.O.L.S. Bash...
Wednesday, April 25th @ 5pm
201 S. Capitol Ave.
Located in the Lucas Oil Stadium, the 9/11 NEVER FORGET Mobile Exhibit is a high-tech, 53-foot tractor-trailer, which unfolds into a 1,000 square foot exhibit, serving as a poignant reminder of that tragic day. The memorial provides interactive education; including artifacts, recordings of first responder radio transmissions, and live tours by FDNY firefighters. Admission is free.
For the seventh year, the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge® will take place at FDIC 2018. This is where the strongest and most determined come to compete in a challenging obstacle course designed to test your skills. Whether competing or observing, this exciting event is not to be missed!
Thursday, April 26, 2018
7pm - 11pm
Indiana Roof Ballroom
140 West Washington Street
Over the past sixteen years, Stop, Drop, Rock ‘n’ Roll has played an important part in honoring America’s fallen firefighters. It is a chance for firefighters to give back to the fire service and have fun at the same time. Through a small donation at the door you help the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation honor and support the families of firefighters who have died in the line of duty.
The National Fire Department Honor Guard Competition will showcase the best fire department honor guard teams from around the country. The events are designed to test each unit in details they are expected to perform as part of an Honor Guard unit. The event is judged by instructors from the National Honor Guard Academy. The individual drill section will be held at 3:00 pm with trophies for the top three individuals in the "Command Slam" competition. The award ceremony for the top performing teams will be held at approximately 4:00 p.m. In addition to the individual and team trophies, the Commander’s sword and prizes for the top winners will be awarded by Marlow White Uniforms. For more information and to register your team for the competition, please visit the NHGA Web site (www.nationalhonorguardacademy.com) or e-mail Captain Glen Busch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, April 26th - Saturday, April 28th
Located in the Outside Demo Area
Participants in this FREE event will get a chance to run through scenario based evolutions in a BullEx Digital Fire Training Container. This Digital Fire technology provides realistic, reliable, and repeatable training in a safer environment than tradition live fire training.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 8:00 p.m., Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Firefighter Cancer Support Network. FCSN Welcomes Co-Headliners Brad Williams and Jimmy Shubert and host Chief Ron Kanterman. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; show starts at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance / $35 at the door. To purchase tickets, CLICK HERE. Tickets go on sale MARCH 1.
Location: 17 W South St., Greenfield, IN 46140
Saturday, April 28th, 1pm – 8pm
Greenfield Fire Territory is hosting it’s inaugural Fire Fighters Against Cancer pumper pull. This contest challenges five person teams to use their strength and speed to pull a fire engine a designated distance. Proceeds to benefit GFT Benevolent fund, Firefighter Cancer Support Network and American Cancer Society. Live music, beer garden, bounce house and vendors.