The Tamaqua Fire Department is proudly hosting the 65th Annual Schuylkill County Firemen’s Convention! Please continue to track us as more information will become available within the upcoming weeks. The convention week will start Sunday, August 18 and conclude Saturday, August 24 with the parade.
If you would like be a sponsor for this year’s convention, please reach out to any of our 4 fire companies in town for more information!
List of Events For Convention Week:
Sunday August 18
2:00 p.m. – Stair Climb, Tamaqua High Rise $30.00 entrance fee goes to the Lehigh Valley Burn Foundation, 7 times to top floor then 1 time to 5th Floor. No tools or air packs to be used.
Time TBD – Church Service, St. John’s Lutheran, Mauch Chunk St. right behind American Hose Co.
Monday August 19
Class 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tamaqua Middle School Auditorium
Thursday August 22
Delegates Meeting – New England Valley Fire Company (Walker Township), 6:30 p.m., $20.00 deposit each delegate when signing up, refunded when they show up
Saturday August 24
Registration – South Ward Fire Co. 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Judging – Tamaqua Area Senior High School and Middle School 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Line Up – Lehigh St., Rowe St., Swatara St. and Old Rt. 209
1:00 p.m. – Parade Starts
Refreshments – East Side of Tamaqua, Area of the old CVS Store and Maff Motors
Web Site www.tamaquafd.com it will have info for Parade, forms for registering for Parade and Delegates meeting. Parade registration will be done all on the Web Site, Delegates Meeting form will have to be printed and mailed in with check.
Please click on the link below to download the parade map.
Please download the form below, fill it out and mail it to the address listed on the form with deposit attached. Thank you for your cooperation.
To register for the parade, please click here: County Convention Registration Link .
Award list can be found HERE.