Upcoming Events

  • Instructor Methodology - Web (March 23, 2021)
    Webinar
    Mar 23, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    This is the initial course required for both the EVOC/VKF/BBP Instructor I and Awareness/Operations Level Vehicle Rescue Instructor I courses.
  • Captain/Unit Directors Meeting (March 27, 2021)
    Online Meeting
    Mar 27, 5:00 PM CDT
    Online Meeting
    March Captain and Unit Directors Meeting. NOTE: Based on current COVID conditions, this will be an ONLINE MEETING
  • TARS Annual Instructor Update – ONLINE - April 10, 2021
    Webinar
    Apr 10, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 26, 2021 at 5:00 PM EST... Annual Instructor I Updates are the bi-annual training required for TARS certified Instructor I level instructors to remain instructors and learn new and valuable teaching skills for their upcoming training classes.
  • TARS Annual Instructor Update – ONLINE - April 15, 2021
    Webinar
    Apr 15, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 1, 2021 at 5:00 PM EST... Annual Instructor I Updates are the bi-annual training required for TARS certified Instructor I level instructors to remain instructors and learn new and valuable teaching skills for their upcoming training classes.
  • TARS Annual Instructor Update – ONLINE - April 17, 2021
    Webinar
    Apr 17, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 2, 2021 at 5:00 PM EST... Annual Instructor I Updates are the bi-annual training required for TARS certified Instructor I level instructors to remain instructors and learn new and valuable teaching skills for their upcoming training classes.
  • Swift Water Rescue Awareness - ONLINE (April 22, 2021)
    Webinar
    Apr 22, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    The Swift Water Rescue Awareness course teaches river dynamics, river hazards, and overviews Swift Water search and rescue methods and tactics. This course is held as the initial module of the Swift Water Rescue I course.
  • Instructor I – EVOC/VKF/BBP Train the Trainer Course - Online
    Webinar
    Apr 24, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    The Instructor I course for EVOC/VKF/BBP is designed to prepare a student to instruct the TARS basic squad level courses which include: Emergency Driving (EVOC/VFK) and Blood-borne Pathogens.
  • Swift Water Rescue Awareness - ONLINE (May 1, 2021)
    Webinar
    May 01, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    The Swift Water Rescue Awareness course teaches river dynamics, river hazards, and overviews Swift Water search and rescue methods and tactics. This course is held as the initial module of the Swift Water Rescue I course.
  • Swift Water Rescue Awareness - ONLINE (May 4, 2021)
    Webinar
    May 04, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Webinar
    The Swift Water Rescue Awareness course teaches river dynamics, river hazards, and overviews Swift Water search and rescue methods and tactics. This course is held as the initial module of the Swift Water Rescue I course.
  • Swift Water Rescue Awareness - ONLINE (May 6, 2021)
    Webinar
    May 06, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    The Swift Water Rescue Awareness course teaches river dynamics, river hazards, and overviews Swift Water search and rescue methods and tactics. This course is held as the initial module of the Swift Water Rescue I course.
  • Swift Water Rescue I (May 14-16, 2021)
    Thunder Rock Campground
    May 14, 1:00 PM EDT – May 16, 3:00 PM EDT
    Thunder Rock Campground, 4400 US-64, Copperhill, TN 37317, USA
    The Swift Water Rescue 1 Course (Operations Level) provides students with instruction in swift water dynamics, self-rescue/swimming techniques, ropes and knots, rescue equipment, rescue wading techniques, and technical rope rigging in swift water environments.
  • Trench Rescue Awareness/Operations Course - May 14-16, 2021
    Paris-Henry Co. Rescue Squad
    May 14, 6:00 PM CDT – May 16, 5:00 PM CDT
    Paris-Henry Co. Rescue Squad, 1705 TN-218, Paris, TN 38242, USA
    The Trench Rescue course is designed to impact knowledge and develop skills in order to properly shore trenches and to mitigate a trench cave-in rescue quickly with minimum danger to those involved. It will teach the student how to utilize equipment and resources already at their disposal.
  • MASS TRANSIT RESCUE - SCHOOL/TRANSIT BUS (May 22-23, 2021)
    Dennis Bush Metals Huntingdon, TN
    May 22, 8:00 AM CDT – May 23, 5:00 PM CDT
    Dennis Bush Metals Huntingdon, TN, 150 Dunn Rd, Huntingdon, TN 38344, USA
    The Mass Transit Rescue program is designed to give students a well-rounded education on bus construction and types of buses, as well as, other forms of public transportation. Discussed in the class are tour buses, trains, and a special emphasis placed on school buses.
  • Swift Water Rescue I (May 28-30, 2021)
    Thunder Rock Campground
    May 28, 1:00 PM EDT – May 30, 2:00 PM EDT
    Thunder Rock Campground, 4400 US-64, Copperhill, TN 37317, USA
    The Swift Water Rescue 1 Course (Operations Level) provides students with instruction in swift water dynamics, self-rescue/swimming techniques, ropes and knots, rescue equipment, rescue wading techniques, and technical rope rigging in swift water environments.
  • Swift Water Rescue I (June 11-13, 2021)
    Thunder Rock Campground
    Jun 11, 1:00 PM EDT – Jun 13, 3:00 PM EDT
    Thunder Rock Campground, 4400 US-64, Copperhill, TN 37317, USA
    The Swift Water Rescue 1 Course (Operations Level) provides students with instruction in swift water dynamics, self-rescue/swimming techniques, ropes and knots, rescue equipment, rescue wading techniques, and technical rope rigging in swift water environments.
  • Captain/Unit Directors Meeting (July 17, 2021)
    Doubletree Hotel Murfreesboro
    Jul 17, 5:00 PM CDT
    Doubletree Hotel Murfreesboro, 1850 Old Fort Pkwy, Murfreesboro, TN 37129, USA
    July Captain and Unit Directors Meeting for 2021. NOTE: This may be a live meeting or online meeting COVID dependent.
  • Swift Water Rescue II (July 23-25, 2021)
    Hiwassee Outfitters
    Jul 23, 1:00 PM EDT – Jul 25, 2:00 PM EDT
    Hiwassee Outfitters, 155 Ellis Creek Rd, Reliance, TN 37369, USA
    The Swift Water Rescue II course provides students with instruction in paddling and guiding inflatable boats in Swift Water, advanced tether swimming, big water boating and swims, tether V-lower techniques, and night Swift Water search and rescue operations.
  • Swift Water Rescue II (August 20-22, 2021)
    Hiwassee Outfitters
    Aug 20, 1:00 PM EDT – Aug 22, 2:00 PM EDT
    Hiwassee Outfitters, 155 Ellis Creek Rd, Reliance, TN 37369, USA
    The Swift Water Rescue II course provides students with instruction in paddling and guiding inflatable boats in Swift Water, advanced tether swimming, big water boating and swims, tether V-lower techniques, and night Swift Water search and rescue operations.
  • Swift Water Rescue II (September 3-5, 2021)
    Hiwassee Outfitters
    Sep 03, 1:00 PM – Sep 05, 2:00 PM
    Hiwassee Outfitters, 155 Ellis Creek Rd, Reliance, TN 37369, USA
    The Swift Water Rescue II course provides students with instruction in paddling and guiding inflatable boats in Swift Water, advanced tether swimming, big water boating and swims, tether V-lower techniques, and night Swift Water search and rescue operations.
  • 2021 TARS EMS Symposium (October 6-7, 2021)
    Music Road Hotel and Convention Center
    Oct 06, 8:00 AM EDT – Oct 07, 5:00 PM EDT
    Music Road Hotel and Convention Center, 303 Henderson Chapel Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
    Need medical CEHs? The annual TARS EMS Symposium is a great place to gather information from some of the top experts in the field. The price of the Symposium is separate from your convention registration.
  • 2021 TARS Annual Convention/Training
    Music Road Resort & Convention Center
    Oct 06, 8:00 AM EDT – Oct 09, 10:00 PM EDT
    Music Road Resort & Convention Center, 303 Henderson Chapel Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, USA
    DETAILS COMING SOON! Make plans now to attend!!!!
  • State Officers Meeting
    Doubletree Hotel Murfreesboro
    Nov 12, 6:30 PM – Nov 13, 5:00 PM
    Doubletree Hotel Murfreesboro, 1850 Old Fort Pkwy, Murfreesboro, TN 37129, USA
    2021 State Officer's Meeting

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