We are proud to announce the 2014 Connecticut SWAT Challenge winner is C.R.E.S.T., the Capital Region Emergency Service Team for the 2nd straight year. They demonstrated the skill, proficiency and teamwork that has worked so well for them over the years at the CSC. Our hats are off to them and all the teams that participated this year and salute their professionalism and non stop intensity. Thank you for all your support and we will see you in 2015!
1. Rifle and handgun for every participant
2. Ballistic vest with FRONT plate (level 3 hard plate or higher)
3. 500 Rifle Rounds, 500 handgun rounds, 150 frangible handgun rounds
4. 4 rifle mags, 4 handgun mags PER PARTICIPANT
5. Drop holster OR duty holster
6. Ballistic helmet
7. Eye protection
8. Ear protection
9. BDU style/ Tactical Uniform (top and bottom)
10. Gas Mask WITH filter (training)
11. 1 Pair handcuffs, 1 key PER PARTICIPANT
12. Tactical footwear for every event EXCEPT PT, where sneakers ALLOWED
13. 1 Flash Bang/Diversionary device PER TEAM
14. 1 Sniper rifle per team with 50 rounds
15. Tactical gloves (may be some rope work)
16. Knee pads/elbow pads recommended
18. Medical Kit
19. Radios and commo equipment for EACH PARTICIPANT (extra batteries)
20. Hydration system
21. Tactical/Riggers belt (highly recommended)
22. Weapons cleaning kit
23. Notebook and writing instrument
24. ONE knife/Leatherman per team
25. POP UP TENT LABELED WITH YOUR TEAM NAME, CHAIR FOR EACH PARTICIPANT
26. TEAM GUIDE-ON WITH TEAM NAME
27. 35 POUND KETTLEBELL
28. CAN DO ATTITUDE, SENSE OF HUMOR AND TEAM SPIRIT!!!!! If you don’t bring these you might as well go home
2014 TOP COP, TCCC-TRAIN THE TRAINER AND TOP SNIPER REGISTRATION is now open!
There are limited slots for all three of these great courses so register now and reserve your slot
The winner of the 2013 Connecticut SWAT Challenge is CREST, the Capitol Region Emergency Services Team.
This is a regional team from the greater Hartford area that represents 9 towns: Glastonbury, Wethersfield, Enfield, Rocky Hill, Manchester, Vernon, Coventry, South Windsor and Cromwell.
I personally apologize for not putting this up in a timely manner. CREST has been competing in the Challenge since the first year of the CSC and they have always competed in a champions manner so we will look forward to them defending their title in 2014.
YES, THERE IS A 2014 CSC!