Every three to four years, 32 countries attend the Delegate ́s Assembly conference, and watch the CTIF Competitions Games, an event gathering 3500 contestants and over 10 000 fans in the audience!
The motto for the 16th International Fire Brigade Competitions and the 21st International Youth FireBrigade Gathering of the CTIF from 9 to 16 July 2017 was „Villach on Fire“.
Several interesting presentations were made, also by the Most recently acceded Member States; Iran and The Democratic Republic of Korea. The new Financial Procedures and Regulation was adopted and The Delegates decided to upgrade the Volunteer Firefighter ́s Working Group to a Commission.
The City of Villach and the Austrian Federal Fire Brigade Association managed to create excellent conditions for the three competitions and scoring groups:
– The Traditional International Fire Brigade Competitions (150 teams)
– The International Fire Brigade Sporting Competitions (27 teams) and Euro NCAP,
– The International Competitions for Cadet
– The Corps of Fire Brigades (59 teams)