CONVENTION SCHEDULE – 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

8:00AM- 3:00PM………….Golf Outing……………………………………………….The Golf Outing

7:00PM – 8:00PM………….Committee Meeting…………………………………..Gateway Room

8:00PM – …………………….Executive Board Meeting……………………………Gateway Room

Thursday, September 21, 2017

8:00AM – 11:30AM………..Delegate Registration Open……………………….Grand Ballroom Lobby

8:00AM – 9:00AM………….Coffee & Muffins……………………………………….Grand Ballroom East

9:00AM – 12:00PM………..Hands-On Fire Training Se…………………….Pittsburgh Room

9:00AM – 9:30AM………….Opening Ceremonies…………………………………Grand Ballroom Center East

9:30AM – 12:00PM………..General Session……………………………………… Grand Ballroom Center East

8:30PM – 11:00PM………..Ladies Auxiliary Meeting Opens………………….Allegheny Room

11:00AM – 12:00AM………..Memorial Service………………………………Grand Ballroom Center East

12:00PM – 1:00PM………….Lunch on Your Own

1:00PM – 4:00PM………….Hands-On Fire Training Session 2………………..Pittsburgh Room

1:00PM – 2:30PM…………. Recruitment & Retention……………..………..Gateway

2:30PM – 2:45PM………….Nomination of Officers………………………………. Grand Ballroom Center East

3:00PM – 3:30PM………….Fire Safety Education…………………………………Grand Ballroom Center East

3:30PM – 4:00PM………….General Session………………………………………. Grand Ballroom Center East

3:30PM – 4:00PM………….Awards – Individual & Group………………………..Grand Ballroom Center East

5:30PM – ………………………Gooseneckers: Meeting, Parade, Dinner……..Grand Ballroom Center East

6:00PM – ……………………Ladies Auxiliary Dinner………………………………..Grand Ballroom West

7:00PM – 10:00PM………..Open House……………………………………………..Thad Stevens VFD

Friday, September 22, 2017

8:00AM – 9:00AM…………Coffee & Muffins…………………………………………Grand Ballroom Center East

9:00AM – 12:00PM……….Hands-On Fire Training Session 3………………… West Ballroom

9:00AM – 11:00AM……….General Session…………………………………………Grand Ballroom Center East

9:00AM – ……………………Ladies General Session……………………………….Pittsburgh Room

11:00AM – 11:30AM……….Scholarship Awards Presentation…………………Grand Ballroom Center East

11:00AM – 11:30AM………..Recruitment & Retention………………………….Gateway

11:45AM- 1:00PM…………Lunch on Your Own

12:00PM – 4:00PM…………Parade & Delegate Registration Open………….Grand Ballroom Lobby

1:00PM – 4:00PM…………Hands-On Fire Training Session 4………………….Pittsburgh Room

1:00PM – 3:00PM…………Awards Program………………………………………….Grand Ballroom Center East

3:00PM – 11:00PM……….FIRE EXPO OPEN……………………………………….Seasons Ballroom

3:00PM – 3:30PM…………Installation of Officers……………………………………Grand Ballroom Center East

3:30PM – 4:00PM…………General Session…………………………………………..Grand Ballroom Center East

4:00PM – ……………………Ladies Raffle for Burn Center………………………….Lobby

4:30PM – 5:30PM…………Executive Board Meeting………………………………Gateway

6:00PM – ……………………President’s Dinner………………………………………..Grand Ballroom

7:00PM – 9:00PM…………Parade Registration Open…………………………….Grand Ballroom Lobby

7:00PM – 11:00PM……….Food, Beer, Band……………………………………….Penn Hills Park

Saturday, September 23, 2017

7:00AM – 10:30AM……….Parade Registration – 20 Point Penalty Today……. Linton middle School

7:00AM – 11:00AM……….Apparatus Judging………………………………………….Linton middle School

1:00PM – ……………………Parade Starts…………………………………………………St Bartholomew Parish

1:30PM – ……………………Parade Festivities…………………………………………..Penn Hills Park

2 Hours after Parade…………..Trophy Presentation………………………………..Penn Hills Park