2018 Convention

140th IOWA FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION The Iowa Firefighters Association Convention has been held annually since 1878. The 2018 Convention will be hosted by Waverly September 5th – 9th, 2018.  Keep checking for updates here as the time gets closer!

Here is some of the information from Waverly Fire Department 2018 Fire Convention Facebook page

***Convention Schedule of Events***

2018 Iowa Firefighter Association Convention Schedule

 

August 31st – Friday

12:00p.m.                                            Campground Opens

  • Early camping accepted at the campground front gate ( $15.00 per night )

 

September 1st – Saturday

8:00p.m.                                              Entertainment – 8th Street Band                                ( RADA Event Tent )

  • Event open to public

 

September 4th – Tuesday

8:00a.m. – 9:00p.m.                        Convention Registration Open                                   ( Waverly Fire Museum )

 

September 5th – Wednesday

8:00a.m.                                               Campground Open

8:00a.m. – 9:00p.m.                        Convention Registration Open                                   ( Waverly Fire Museum )

 

September 6th – Thursday

8:00a.m. – 9:00p.m.                        Convention Registration Open                                   ( Waverly Fire Museum )

7:30a.m. – 4:00p.m.                        Golf – 4 person best shot                                              ( Waverly City Golf Course )

9:00a.m. – 3:30p.m.                        Bowling – 9 pin                                                                  ( Waverly Bowl Inn )

1:00p.m. – 4:00p.m.                        Alex Air Apparatus Bag Tournament                        ( RADA Event Tent )

2:00p.m.                                              Co-Ed Waterball                                                                ( 5th Ave. S.W. – Bremer County Fairgrounds )

8:00p.m. – 12:00a.m.                      Entertainment – Highway 9                                          ( RADA Event Tent )

 

September 7th – Friday

8:00a.m. – 9:00p.m.                        Convention Registration Open                                   ( Waverly Fire Museum )

7:30a.m. – 4:00p.m.                        Golf – 4 person best shot                                              ( Waverly City Golf Course )

9:00a.m. – 3:30p.m.                        Bowling – 9 pin                                                                  ( Waverly Bowl Inn )

1:00p.m.                                              Old Timers & Women’s Waterball                             ( 5th Ave. S.W. – Bremer County Fairgrounds )

5:00p.m. – 7:00p.m.                        Supper                                                                                 ( RADA Event Tent )

8:00p.m. – 12:00a.m.                      Entertainment – Lost Highway                                    ( RADA Event Tent )

9:00p.m.                                              Event Awards & Raffle Drawings                                ( RADA Event Tent )

 

September 8th – Saturday

8:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.                      Convention Registration Open                                   ( Waverly Fire Museum )

7:45a.m. – 8:00a.m.                        Invocation                                                                           ( Site To Be Determined )

8:00a.m.                                               Iowa Firefighters Association Drills                            ( Site To Be Determined )

9:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.                        Vendor Fair                                                                         ( IFA Drill Site )

9:00a.m. – 2:00p.m.                        Craft Show                                                                          ( Old Jr High – See Map )

4:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.                        Supper                                                                                 ( RADA Event Tent )

5:00p.m.                                              Parade Line-up                                                                  ( See Parade Route Map )

6:30p.m.                                              Parade                                                                                  ( See Parade Route Map )

8:00p.m. – 12:00a.m.                      Entertainment – Boogie and the Yoyoz                   ( RADA Event Tent )

9:00p.m.                                              Event Awards & Raffle Drawings                                ( RADA Event Tent )

September 9th – Sunday

9:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.                        Iowa Firefighters Association Meeting                    ( Waverly Veteran’s Post )

1300 4th St. N.W.

2:00p.m.                                              Convention Closes

 

 

*Registration 
– Online and Mail-in Registration will open March 26th following Mid Year.
( online registration will close Aug 18th)
( mail-in & walk-in registrations processed as received )
– Early Registration ( prior to Aug 1st) $55.00/Person
– Late Registration ( after Aug 1st) $65.00/Person
– Registration of ONE guest required for additional purchases

*Camping 

– Campsites will open Friday August 31st at 12:00pm
– Early camping is $15.00/night
– Registration wristbands must be picked up by each guest. 

-Campsites SHALL be purchased in multiples of 2’s
(single campsite requests processed on case by case basis)
-Campsites are $65.00/Site
There will be no group check-ins.

*Bowling 

Thursday and Friday times available
$100.00 for a 5 person team

*Golfing

All golf must follow the IFA and City of Waverly policy. 
Thursday and Friday times available
$120.00/foursome

*Additional Information

– Golf Cart drivers must have a valid motor vehicle license.
– Golf Carts will be allowed in town on designated route
only.
– Firewood for sale on site and will be delivered to your
campsite prior to September 1st.

– For the early guest there will be a band in the event tent
September 1st which will also be open to the community.

The RADA Event Tent will be host to 4 bands this year.

Sept 1st – 8th Street Band. This event will not only be open to the early Convention guests, but the City of Waverly and surrounding area.

Sept 6th – Highway 9
Sept 7th – Lost Highway
Sept 8th – Boogie and the Yoyoz