88th Annual NSFA Training Conference
JUNE 21st – 24th, 2023
The Lee Engine Company Volunteers of the Elko Fire Department are excited to welcome you to the 88thAnnual Conference for the Nevada State Firefighter’s Association (NSFA) from June 21 through June 24, 2023, in Elko, NV.
What is Conference?
The Annual Conference is an opportunity for Nevada’s First Responder community to reunite with old friends, meet new ones, build camaraderie, share ideas, participate in top notch training, and raise money to support the various funds and scholarships provided by the NSFA.
Pre-Conference activities on Wednesday will include a golf tournament, trap shooting, and wrap up with a Meet & Greet Mixer where members can socialize and join in a cornhole tournament.
During the conference there will be opportunities for members to receive great training from a multitude of instructors. Some of the presentations and trainings will include the Mental Health and Peer Support, “Calm the Chaos” crash courses, various EMS courses (which will be CEU based), a full day extrication training, responding to railway incidents, and Landing Zone & Safe Operations around helicopters. Additionally, the Nevada State Fire Marshal will be bringing its new burn trailer and confined space trailer. As always, we will be doing the manipulative skills competition, water fights, and monkey drills!
Evening activities will include a BBQ and horseshoe tournament in the city park on Thursday and bowling and pizza on Friday. The Annual Banquet and auction will be held on Saturday.
Spouses and guests can sign up for two events. The first will be a session on mental health support for loved ones and basic first aid. The second will be a social mixer involving woodworking and painting.
NSFA Membership runs from July 1st of each year to June 30th of the following year. The following sections explains how to complete registration in the NSFA and the various types of membership.
Live Burn Training
For those who wish to participate in Live Burn training, you must be a current dues paid member of the NSFA, and the “Live Burn Accountability” form must be filled out and signed by your Chief Officer PRIOR TO participating in live burns.
For departments, agencies, and/or organizations wishing to renew and/or register and make payment on behalf of all of their members in bulk please use the NSFA Membership Application Form. Note: This is a separate form from the conference registration form which must be filled out individually by those wishing to attend.
For those wishing to renew their membership while registering for conference, you can do so while registering online by checking the appropriate boxes in the registration form.
For questions regarding registration please contact:
- NSFA President Jamie Winrod
- NSFA Director Andrew Ostendorf
HOST CITY ACCOMODATIONS
A block of rooms and RV spots have been reserved at the Maverick Casino and the Gold Country Inn & Casino. To reserve a room please contact the following:
- Maverick Casino
- 775-738-2111 or 775-753-0586
- Gold Country Inn & Casino
- 775-738-8421 or 775-753-0586
Request rooms under “NSFA ELKO CONFERENCE 2023” for discounted rates.
Cutoff date for the discount is 3 WEEKS before the conference (5/31/2023).
Room Options Available
- Maverick Executive King
- June 21, 2022: $116.28 per night
- June 22-23, 2022: $128.82 per night
- Maverick Premium Kings & Premium Two Queens
- June 21, 2022: $104.88, per night
- June 22-23, 2022: $117.42 per night
- Maverick Standard Two Queens
- June 21, 2022: $93.48 per night
- June 22-23, 2022: $106.02 per night
- Gold Country Inn & Casino Deluxe Two Queens
- $107.16 per night
- Gold Country Inn & Casino Premium King
- $118.56 per night
- Gold Country Inn & Casino Single Queen
- $90.06, per night
- Gold Country Inn & Casino RV
- $34.20 per night
ELKO VISITORS GUIDE
For information on things to do while visiting Elko and Northeastern Nevada please visit the following:
Explore Elko – https://exploreelko.com/
Travel Nevada – https://travelnevada.com/cities/elko/
Elko Area Chamber – https://www.elkonevada.com/
Register for Conference
In order to participate in NSFA sanctioned events and training, you must be a current dues paid member of the NSFA. These events include, but are not limited to Monkey Drills, Water Fights, and Live Fire Burn.
If you are going to be donating items to the Auction, please reach out to Andrew Ostendorf at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a discount code.
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