2011 World Police & Fire Games resume after Hurricane Irene interruption

The 2011 World Police & Fire Games, hosted this year in New York City, will resume Monday, Aug 29 with a revised schedule after Sunday’s hurricane cancellation. The following update is from the 2011wpfg.org site:

Jacob Javits Convention Center (No Sport will begin before 2pm)

• Air Rifle: Rescheduled from Saturday to Monday 8/29 at 2pm.
• Badminton: Moved to Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
• Basketball (5×5): 2pm START. Please check the website and email for updated schedule
• Bench Press: Meeting at 4pm in Room 1E-09 (Combat Room) on the Lower Level. Competition to start on Tuesday
• Body Building: THE EVENT HAS BEEN REVIVED. We will start with weigh-ins at 2pm. Athletes should check into the Body Building room at the back, right corner of the Athletes Village.
• Boxing: 2pm Weigh-ins and 4pm Athletes Clinic and Competitors Meeting in the Special Events Hall (Heroes Hall).
• Darts: 2pm start in the Special Events Hall (Heroes Hall).
• Judo: There will be a Judo meeting at 1pm to decide the future of Judo. Please be there. The meeting will be held in 1E-02
• Orienteering: Rescheduled to Thursday 9/1. Check the website for details
• Rowing – Indoor: Check-in and weigh-in at 3pm. Competition starts at 4pm
• Road Race: We are making an attempt to reschedule for Friday 9/2, however, this will not be a ½ Marathon, more likely to be a 10K
• Soccer – Indoor: Captain’s Meeting at 1pm on the court. Competition begins at 2pm
• Stair Climb: Tentatively scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 3rd.
• Table Tennis: 2pm Start
• Taekwondo: Weigh-in Monday, 8/29 at 5pm. Competition rescheduled from Sunday to Tuesday 8/30.
• Volleyball – Indoor: 2pm Start
• Wrestling: Weigh-in at 5pm in the Combat Arena on the court. Competition starts on Tuesday at 8am.

Randall’s Island Sports (All Team Sports will begin play on MONDAY, 8/29)

• Rugby: All Teams need to be at the field for a meeting at 1000 hours. Hong Kong format round robin tournament – Field 74 & 75
• Soccer: Games begin at 12 noon. Schedule is posted on the web.
• Softball: HAS BEEN MOVED TO MITCHEL FIELD AND EISENHOWER PARK – See Below
• Tennis: Moved to a Tuesday start – Please check USTA website and enter 100023511
• Track & Field: Starts at 12 noon with the exception of Decathlon which has been cancelled. The updated schedule can be downloaded here.
• Ultimate Firefighter: Individual Competition has been moved to Tuesday and Wednesday. Team event is on hold pending venue availability for Thursday.

TRI-State Sports (All Sports located outside of JJCC or Randalls Island)

• Angling Salt Water: Moved to Thursday 9/1 – same details as original confirmation letter
• Archery Field: As per original schedule – no changes – The 3D Competition originally scheduled for Sunday has been moved to Tuesday 8/30
• Baseball: Start time has been moved to 12 noon due to field repairs. Check-in at 11am
• Cycling: All cycling events are being rescheduled to try to fit as many of the original competitions as possible into the remaining days. Please continue to check the website for updates.
• Golf: There is no Golf on Monday. Schedule is posted for Tues, Wed, and Thurs on website
• Handball (1-Wall): Moved to Tuesday, 8/30 and Wednesday, 8/31
• Ice Hockey: All Hockey information can be obtained atwww.wpfgnyhockey.com – SPECIAL ADVISORY – THERE WILL BE NO HOCKEY PLAYED AT HACKENSACK TOMORROW DUE TO A POWER OUTAGE
• Lawn Bowls: Moved to Wed 8/31, Thurs 9/1, and Fri 9/2
• Paintball: Moved to Tuesday 8/30
• PAP: Postponed because Range is flooded. We are trying for Tuesday, 8/30
• Pocket Billiards: Day 1 as per original schedule
• Police Service Dogs: Day 1 (General Competition) CANCELLED
• Racquetball: Moved to Tuesday and Wednesday 8/30 and 8/31
• Rifle- Small Bore: No Competition on Monday. May have a new venue for Tuesday, 8/30. Please check for updated information.
• Sailing: Rescheduled for Tuesday, 8/30 and Wednesday, 8/31 pending approval of Merchant Marine Academy and weather permitting
• Softball: Men’s Open – Moved to Mitchel Field – See Sport link for directions. Will be held Tues, Wed, Thurs 8/31 – 9/1
• Softball: Senior Men’s – Moved to Tuesday and Wednesday
• Softball: Women’s – Will be compressed to a 1-day tournament held in Eisenhower Park on Tuesday 8/30. Check Sport link for directions and details – Finals will be played at Mitchel Field.
• Squash: Begins on MONDAY 8/29 at 12pm. Will be compressed to a 2-day tournament. Download the latest info here: Schedule and Drawsheets.
• Swimming: Condensed to a 2-day competition on Tuesday and Wednesday at Lehman College. Check-in at 7am
• Tennis at Mill Pond Park: Moved to Tuesday. Check USTA Website.
• Trap: As per original schedule

Meeting schedule for Monday, 8/29 – All Meetings to be held in 1E02 (Lower Level)

• Judo – 1pm
• Flag Football – 3pm
• Lacrosse – 4pm
• Dodgeball – 5pm
• Muster – 7pm
• Indoor Soccer on the courts at 1pm

About the World Police & Fire Games:

Every two years, the World Police & Fire Games bring over 15,000 athletes to one city, and to celebrate the fellowship of sport. These Games have a 25 year history and New York City will be host of the 14th running of the Games.

The World Police & Fire Games Expo is being coordinated around this event to provide your company the outstanding opportunity to present your product or service to the vast array of Fire and Police professionals who have made their way to New York for this exciting event.

From Firefighters and Police Officers to senior leadership, the Games draw interested participants from across the spectrum of the organizations’ structure. Further, with athletes from 70 different countries all coming to New York, the WPFG Expo dramatically increases your exposure to new and untapped markets.