2016 Display Operator Certification Course Offerings

Class information will be posted as it is made available.

Certification requires that students participate in the course's live-fire portion. You should bring your own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Per NFPA 1123 - 2014, this includes: protection for your head, eyes, ears, and feet (closed-toe shoes) and flame-resistant, long-sleeved, long-legged clothing (cotton, wool, nomex, or similar).

Date/Time Location Trainers Size Cost, Contact & Info

Sat Feb 27th
9am - 5pm
Celestial Displays Training Facility
Conroe, TX
Ray Robinson 25 Cost $125 - includes course text, lunch. Please bring pen and paper.

Questions or to register contact Ray Robinson via or at (281) 364-9738.

Sat Mar 12th
8am - 5pm

Davidson County Fairgrounds
400 Greensboro St Ext
Lexington, NC 27295
Jeff Hale
Bob Willson
N/A Cost $100 - includes course text, coffee and snacks. Qualifies as CEU credits for NC Operators.

Questions or to register contact or call 336-249-6703.

Sat Apr 2nd
9am - 5pm
Celestial Displays Training Facility
Conroe, TX
Ray Robinson 25 Cost $125 - includes course text, lunch. Please bring pen and paper.

Questions or to register contact Ray Robinson via or at (281) 364-9738.

Thu Apr 7th Wesley Grange Hall
601 Old Route 8
Wesley, PA
Dean Putt
Howard Fry
50 Cost $89.00 - includes course text, certificate of attendance and demo night t-shirt.
Questions? e-mail or call 800-458-6000.
Visit www.kellfire.com to register.

Fri Apr 8th

Registration
8:30am

Class
9am - 6pm

Demos
6pm - 7pm
Newburg Fire Hall
12245 Rock Point Rd
Newburg MD
Bob Hollenback
Mike Huber
20 Cost $90, $70 for NLPC members - includes course text, lunch, dinner and entrance to MAFF.

Demos and live fire will follow immediately after classroom portion & exam.

Questions? contact . Visit MAFF to register or for more information.

Sat Apr 9th Wesley Grange Hall
601 Old Route 8
Wesley, PA
Dean Putt
Howard Fry
50 Cost $89.00 - includes course text, certificate of attendance and demo night t-shirt.
Questions? e-mail or call 800-458-6000.
Visit www.kellfire.com to register.

Sat Apr 9th
8:30am
New Hope Church
5306 W Co Rd 600 S
Frankfort IN 46041
Paul Smith
David Lynch
n/a Cost $40 - includes course text, no cost for recertification.

Questions or to register contact or call 765-324-2649.

Sat Apr 16th
9am - 6pm

Prospect Valley Fire Station
4910 Hwy 79
Prospect Valley, CO
Micki McDanal
Steve McDanal
35 Cost $125 - includes course text and lunch (registration by April 11th required).

Questiona or to register, e-mail or call 303-420-0806. Additional Info

Sat Apr 16th

Registration
8am

Class
8:30am - 5pm
Comstock Fire Station 9-1
1960 River St
Kalamazoo MI 49048
Andy Webb 40 Cost $100 ($60 for renewal only) - includes course text and lunch.

Questions? Contact Andy Webb at 269-694-2666 or via .

Registration Form

Sat Apr 23rd

Registration
9:30am to 10am

Class
10am - 5:30pm
Wildlife Campground
N4597 Willow Lane
Birnamwood, WI 54414
John Jagerson
Larry Huber
Steve Hubing
Doug Henderson
Barb Schneider
30 Cost $100 - includes course text. Hot lunch available from Campground for $5 to $6. Dress for the weather.

Registration and information. Questions Barb Schneider via or call 715-845-6784.

Sat Apr 23rd

Check-in
7:30am

Class
8am to 5pm

Demo at dark
Indian Creek Camp & Conference Center
9415 Tangent Highway
Tecumseh MI 49286
TBD 50 Cost $60 - includes course text and lunch.

Registration and information. Questions contact ACE Pyro via or at 877-223-3552.

Sat Apr 23rd

Registration
8am to 9am

Class
9am - 5pm
Elkhart County Fairgrounds
Ag Hall
17746-D County Road 34
Goshen, IN 46528
Andy Webb 100 Cost $70 - includes course text, lunch and dinner. Dress for the weather.

Registration and informaton. Questions Bryan Szajko via or call 269-663-6110.

Sat Apr 23rd

9am - 5pm
Night Visions
57261 225th St
Glenwood, IA
Todd Morris 30 Cost $65 - includes coffee, donuts, lunch and course text. Questions Sheryl Speegle-Morris via or call 402-305-6145.

Sat May 14th

Check-in
7:30am

Class
8am to 5pm

Demo at dark
Fire Art, LLC
13065 Old Erie Pike
Clearfield PA 16830
TBD TBD Cost $60 - includes course text and lunch.

Registration and information. Questions contact Fire Art via or at 814-765-5918.

Fri May 20th

Registration
8:00am

Class
8:30am - 6pm
Valley View Park
520 Gap St
Hegins Township, PA
Bob Hollenbeck
Mike Huber
20 Cost: $100 ($60 members) - inludes course text, lunch.

Registration and information. Questions, e-mail .

Fri May 27th
4pm - ???

Sat May 28th
Noon - ???
32324 Shagland Farm Lane
Locust Grove, VA
Dave Stoddard TBD Cost $60, $40 for MAPAG members - please bring pen & paper.

Questions? contact . Visit mapag.us for more information.

Sat June 18th

9am - 6pm
Rangely Rural Fire Department Training Facility
2121 E. Main St. (Hwy 64)
Rangely, CO 81648
Steve McDanal
Micki McDanal
24 Cost $125 - includes course text ($85 w/ your text), bring your PPE, paper, pen/pencil, lunch not provided.

Questions? e-mail or call 303-420-0806.
Visit www.rmpg.org to register.

Wed Aug 10th
8am to 5:30pm

1hr for lunch
PGI Convention
La Porte County Fairgrounds
La Porte, IN
Training Directors
& TBD
300

Cost $40 ($50 for non-members) - includes course text. Lunch not included.

Members, attending Convention, should email to register. List each attendees full name and phone number.

Members who have registered must visit Seminar Registration to pay (cash, exact change) and pick-up your textbook.

Non-members should contact the Member Services manager via and complete the Non-Member Registration Form.

Questions: Contact .


Fri Sep 16th

9am

Sat Sep 17th

Noon
Eureka Fire House #1
4849 Hwy 109
Eureka, MO 63025
Steve Hall
Jack Lindsey
50 Cost $75 - includes course text. Questions or to register contact or call 573-795-7214.

Sat Nov 5th

8am to 5pm
Davidson County Fairgrounds
400 Greensboro St Ext
Lexington, NC 27295
Jeff Hale
Robert Willson
N/A Cost $65 - includes course text. Lunch is not provided. Coffee, soda, water and snacks will be provided. Questions or to register contact or call 336-247-2212.

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