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Mine Rescue Contests

The following excerpt is from an article found in the Holmes Safety Association Bulletin for November 1992.

Mine rescue contests are designed to sharpen skills and test the knowledge of team members who would be called on to respond to a mine emergency. The contest requires team members to solve a hypothetical problem while being timed and observed by judges according to complex rules.

Metal and Nonmetal

  - For 2016
National Metal/Nonmetal Mine Rescue Contest Information (Information to be available soon)
2016 Contest Rules
Local Contest Listing
  - For 2015

Local Contest Listing

2015 Contest Rules (Draft Version for Review)

  - For 2014
National Metal/Nonmetal Mine Rescue Contest Information
Local Contest Listing
2014 Contest Rules (Final Version)

Local Contest Results


  - For 2015

The 2015 Coal Mine Rescue Local Contest Schedule

Mapping and Map Scoring Training

National Mine Rescue Contest Final Rules, Redline Rules

2015 Mine Rescue Q & A

Contest Scorecards

Command Center Guidlines and Templates

  - For 2014