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United Kingdom Rescue Organisation

UKRO is committed to improving rescue standards throughout the UK. Bringing together the UKs rescue services and developing their skills to serve the public.

We welcome you to the United Kingdom Rescue Organisation website, a quality resource for all UKRO stakeholders that includes new areas to support our continual push for Education and Skill Development as part of the World Rescue Organisation.

As the Chair of UKRO, I would like to thank South Wales Fire and Rescue Service for agreeing to host the 2018 National Challenge. We look forward to working with them and our business partners in the preparation for what is going to be a first rate challenge being held in Cardiff between the 27th to 29th September.

We are indebted to the continuing support of our business partners, supporters and volunteers who are essential to ensuring UKRO continue to Advance Professional Rescue. I look forward to seeing you all in Cardiff.

Steve Apter (Chair, UKRO)


Please click the UKRO Cardiff 2018 Logo to head to the Challenge Page

If you are interested in hosting the 2020 UKRO
Challenge, please contact Guy Goodman





The FPHC RCSED is pleased to support the endeavours in Pre Hospital Care training of this organisation

Your Events

Events This Month - June, 2018

Durham and Darlington Regional Challenge 2018

Saturday 2nd - All Day
Durham and Darlington Regional Challenge 2018
Saturday 2nd June 2018 - All Day

Durham & Darlington FRS are planning to hold a regional challenge on Saturday the 2nd June 2018 for both Extrication and Trauma disciplines.

Prices will be £250 for Extrication and £50 for Trauma (inclusive of VAT)

We plan on having 1 Extrication and 1 trauma pit Assessed by UKRO.

The event will be held at: Durham and Darlington Training Centre, Bowburn DH6 5AD

Name Jonathan Robinson
Email Address jrobinso@ddfire.gov.uk

Phone Number 07773350516

Derbyshire Extrication Challenge

Saturday 16th - All Day
Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service will be holding a Trauma and Extrication challenge on 16th June 2018.

There will be 2 pits running for the extrication, with a maximum of 6 teams for each pit.

The trauma event will allow 12 teams to compete against each other.

The venue is at Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Joint Training Centre, Butterly Hall, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3RS

Further information please contact:

SBooth@derbys-fire.gov.uk (Simon Booth)

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Rescue Challenge

Friday 29th - All Day

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Rescue Challenge

Saturday 30th - All Day

Future Events

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Rescue Challenge

Friday 29th June 2018 - All Day

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Rescue Challenge

Saturday 30th June 2018 - All Day

Y&H Regional Challenge 2018

Saturday 14th July 2018 - All Day
The Yorkshire and Humberside Regional Challenge 2018 will be held on Saturday 14th July 2018.
​The event will form part of a wider Emergency Services Gala, and as such will be limited to one pit and a maximum entry of 8 teams - so please apply early to avoid disappointment.
The venue will be at West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Centre, Birkenshaw, Bradford, BD11 2LS.
All enquiries regarding this event should be directed to, paul.hamer01@westyorksfire.gov.uk or telephone 0775 3840675

Avon Challenge 2018

Saturday 1st September 2018 - All Day
Avon Fire and Rescue Service
Sept 1st
Venue Hicks Gate Fire station, Durley Hill, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 2AF.

2 pit Heavy Rescue challenge involving LGV and PSV vehicles.
Plus Trauma challenge
Plus Usar challenge

For further information please contact:

West Midlands RTC and Trauma Challenge 2018

Wednesday 19th September 2018 - All Day
West Midlands RTC and Trauma Challenge 2018
When - 19th & 20th September 2018
Where - The Emergency Services Show

West Midlands Fire Service are holding their Extrication Challenge (2 Pits) and Trauma Challenge on the 19th & 20th September 2018.

The venue will be at The Emergency Services Show, Hall 5, NEC, Birmingham
B90 1NT

For Further Information Contact:

Trauma Challenge - sacha.quinney@wmfs.net or telephone 07973 810142
Extrication Challenge - martin.mcmanus@wmfs.net


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