City of Saint Cloud
1300 Ninth Street
Saint Cloud, FL 34769
5:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 2013
Public Safety Night Out featuring the “Care Enough to Wear Pink – 2013 Pink Heals Tour”Fire Truck Pull Competition – October 4th, 2013 Downtown, St. Cloud, FL The Event: A one day event with teams competing to pull a fully loaded fire truck in the fastest time possible. It’s the ultimate tug of war challenge and great team building event. The Purpose: All proceeds from the event go towards the St. Cloud Citizen’s foundation to help those who are battling cancer. The Teams: Each team will consist of a maximum of 10 people. Each team donates at least $200 to compete. The team can raise money through hosting fundraisers, individual pledges, corporate or union sponsorships. The Pull: Team members will line up on the rope attached to the fire engine. The official starter will signal when to start the pull. After the team pulls the fire engine 50ft. or 5 minutes has elapsed, the stopwatch will stop. Elapsed time will be recorded as the team score. The Prizes: 1st place - Fastest pull time, 2nd place - Most money raised by a team, and 3rd place - Best team costume.The Schedule: 5:00pm - Registration Opens 5:45pm – Captain’s meeting 6:00pm – First Team Pull - Awards to follow at the close of the competition Rules/Regulations:All participants must have a signed waiver submitted with their team registration. Each Team Captain will be responsible for the submission of all registration paperwork.Registration is limited to the first 30 teams who complete and turn their registration forms in good order, including remittance of the minimum team entrance fee of $200.00. The teams are limited to no more than 10 members. Teams register by September 20th, will received “official” fire truck pull t-shirt for each team member. Registration must include minimum $200.00 team registration.Participants need to wear loose fitting clothing, closed toe athletic shoes and gloves for hand protection.Event will take place, rain or shine on October 4th, during the 2013 Public Safety Night Out hosted by St. Cloud Police and Fire Rescue Departments. In the event a team member cannot participate after he/she has registered, then the Team Captain may appoint an alternate team member. Alternate team member is required to submit a signed waiver, & may not receive t-shirt in correct size. Teams may station their pullers on the rope but must not begin pulling into signaled. The signal from the Referee is… Ready, Set and the blowing of an air horn.Timing begins at the sound of the horn and continues until the truck is pulled the required 50ft. distance or 5 minutes has elapsed. Elapsed time will be recorded as the team score. Referee will signal the end of the pull and the truck brakes will be applied. A 1 ½ diameter rope will be used for the competition. Upon completion of the pull, the teams will immediately assemble in front of a fire truck for a team photo. Care Enough to Wear Pink - 2013 Pink Heals Tour Presented by: St. Cloud Fire Rescue Department & St. Cloud Police Department St. Cloud, FL – City of St. Cloud, St. Cloud Fire Rescue Department (SCFR), and St. Cloud Police Rescue Department (SCPD) will host the internationally recognized “Care Enough to Wear Pink – 2013 Pink Heals Tour”, led by founder Dave Graybill. In conjunction with the Pink Heals Tour, SCPD and SCFR will host a Public Safety Night Out, a community-oriented event, in downtown St. Cloud Oct. 4th. The goal is to bring neighbors together for a crime and public safety awareness night and promote police/fire community partnerships, health awareness and neighborhood safety. The event is free and open to the public and will feature SCPD and SCFR giveaways. Departmental staff – including command staff, firefighters and patrol officers – will be present to meet with the community. Additionally, in order kick-off the above activities happening on Oct. 4th, the city will be turned pink with the help of St. Cloud Mayor Rebecca Borders, who will be signing a proclamation Sept. 26 during a regular council meeting at City Hall. Borders will proclaim the month of October as “Pink October” to help increase awareness and promote preventive education and early detection of cancer. “I encourage St. Cloud residents, business owners, schools, and community leaders to join me in honoring those we have lost in the battle against cancer, lending strength to those who are fighting cancer, and helping with our pledge to educate our community about the risk factors, prevention, and early detection of all cancers,” Borders said. “Let’s join together to participate in Pink October and Public Safety Night Out in October. The evening will feature the Care Enough to Wear Pink – 2013 Pink Heals Tour, which will be hosted by our very own fire rescue and police departments. Our unity in fighting cancer and keeping our community safe is an event too important to miss!” Schedule of Events: 2013 Pink Heals Tour Presented by SCFR and SCPD When: Friday, October 4th, 2013 Where: Multiple locations throughout the city - see below order of events“Paint the Town Pink - 5K” – 5k Family Fun/Run or Walk, St. Cloud Lakefront (Registration 8:30am, 9:30am - 5k begins) located at 1104 Lakeshore Avenue “Pink Heals 2013 Tour”– Pink Fire & Police vehicles will tour the City of St. Cloud & making special visits at local schools, hospital and home visits – locations TBA “Public Safety Night”– Hosted by SCPD and SCFR from 5-9pm, Downtown St. Cloud , City Hall (10th Street/New York Avenue) “Fire Truck Pull Competition” - Centennial Park Downtown from 6-9pm Activities for Public Safety Night Out include: Free Children’s DNA Kits, McGruff the Crime Dog, Bicycle Safety, Live Demonstrations, Pink Fire Truck Competition, Pink Heals Fire and Police Vehicle Displays/Fundraiser, Health/Wellness Exhibits, Smoke Fire Safety House, Clowns, Balloons, Music, Snacks, and much more… To register for the Paint the Town Pink 5k, visit: https://pinkheals5k.eventbrite.com and/or the Fire Truck Pull Competition visit: https://pinkhealstruckpullstcloud.eventbrite.comMoney raised from these events will go towards the St. Cloud Citizen’s Foundation to benefit those who are battling cancer (city employees and/or citizens within the City of St. Cloud).
20.00 Team Registration ($20 per person, $200 total, min. & max 10 people per team) 22.09
20.00 At The Door (At The Door) 20.00