REGISTRATION

For the first time in it's history, the World Police & Fire Games are coming to The Netherlands. From 22 to 31 July 2022, Rotterdam will be the beating heart of this major and above all unique international sporting event.

It is now possible to register. Click on the button below.

REGISTER NOW FOR THE WORLD POLICE & FIRE GAMES ROTTERDAM 2022

The World Police & Fire Games 2022 gives you the chance to meet colleagues from more than 70 different countries and share experiences together. It’s for everyone. At every level. And every age. You can compete in one or more of the 63 sports.

Entry Book
Please read the Entry Book for all the information you need about registration, travelling to the Netherlands, accommodation, medical and sports.


Questions?
Got any questions about the WPFG2022? Please read the FAQ.


Frequently Asked Questions

 
Got any questions about the registration procedure? Find all your answers in the FAQ.
 

Registration

1From which date can competitors register for the WPFG2022?
It is now possible to register via https://wpfgrotterdam2022.com/registration/. For more information, see pages 11 and 12 of the Entry Book: Procedures for competitor entry, Registration.
2What is the registration fee?
Depending on when you register, the cost of registration is as follows:

  • February 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022: $135 USD
  • May 1, 2022 – July 17, 2022: $160 USD
  • July 18, 2022 – End of Games: $175 USD

  • On top of that, there is an extra fee per sport to cover the costs associated with organizing the sport: the Sport Entry fee. Most sports categories amount to around $30 USD. Some sports are more expensive, for example because of a green fee for Golf. The sum of the registration fee and sports entry fee(s) together determine the total Entry Fee.
    3Who is eligible to compete in the WPFG2022?
    In order to be eligible to compete in the World Police & Fire Games, a person:

    • Must be at least 18 years old and be publicly employed as a FULL TIME Law Enforcement Officer, firefighter, customs or corrections officer AND must have had formal training.
    • Their primary occupation must be as a law enforcement officer, firefighter, customs and corrections service or defined retired officer for one of those employments.
    • Must have been sworn or appointed, as a Law Enforcement Officer or Firefighter “by an eligible agency”.
    For a more detailed explanation of who is elegible to compete, see pages 13 and 14 of the Entry Book: Entrant Eligibility and Agency Eligibility.
    4Up until which date can competitors register for the WPFG2022?
    Competitors can register right up to the end of the WPFG2022. That means through July 31, 2022, unless registration for a sport is full or must close earlier, e.g., golf (handicaps) and for team sports; teams can register no later than May 10, after which no more teams will be admitted. However, competitors can still sign up after May 1 for teams that have already registered.

    Sports

    1How does the organization deal with firearms that need to be imported for Large Bore Rifle and PPC, for example?
    Competitors may bring their own weapon and ammunition for the following shooting competitions: Shotgun, PAP, PPC, Rifle Small Bore and Rifle Large Bore. Rules on possession and transportation after arrival in the Netherlands will be announced as soon as possible. For competitors from within the EU, the rules of the EU Firearms Directive apply. Weapons for the Rifle Air category are not subject to these rules and may be kept in the competitor’s possession.
    2Are competitors allowed to participate in more than one sport?
    Yes, that is allowed. Competitors pay a one-time registration fee and the sport fee per sport division It is important to study the sports schedule carefully to make sure that the sports you want to compete in do not overlap with each other.
     

    COVID-19

    1Are the World Police & Fire Games 2022 going ahead?
    Yes, the WPFG2022 are going ahead. At the moment, the organization has no doubts whatsoever about that. Of course, we are following the developments relating to the COVID-19 virus and the communications issued by the Government of the Netherlands; you will find the current requirements at: https://www.government.nl/topics/c/coronavirus-covid-19
    2As an organization, how are you dealing with COVID-19?
    We continue to closely monitor developments and measures relating to the COVID-19 virus, and we will follow and enforce the measures in place at the time of the event. We are following very carefully the communications issued by Government of the Netherlands; you will find the current requirements at: https://www.government.nl/topics/c/coronavirus-covid-19
    3Do I need to be vaccinated?
    That depends on the measures in place at the time. We are closely following the developments concerning the COVID-19 virus and the communications issued by Government of the Netherlands; you will find the current requirements at: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad
    4Do I need to show a vaccine app / sanitary pass?
    That depends on the measures in place at the time. We are closely following the developments concerning the COVID-19 virus and the communications issued Government of the Netherlands; you will find the current requirements at: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad
    5Will there be a “bubble” type of system in place, similar to what the Olympics and the NHL did?
    No, that is not possible as the WPFG2022, unlike the Olympic Summer and Winter Games cannot take place within an enclosed space (bubble). The safety of the competitors is our highest priority, and in the summer of 2022, we will adhere to the measures in place at that time, will closely follow the advice on preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus and will act accordingly.
    6What will be done with regards to testing?
    That depends on the measures in place at the time. We are closely following the developments concerning the COVID-19 virus and the communications issued by you will find the current requirements at: https://www.government.nl/topics/c/coronavirus-covid-19
    7If a team member gets infected with COVID while at the Games, does it mean that the entire team forfeits the competition? What are the isolation protocols?
    That depends on the measures in place at that time. We are closely following the developments concerning the COVID-19 virus and the communications issued by the Government of the Netherlands; you will find the current requirements at: https://www.government.nl/topics/c/coronavirus-covid-19
    8Will competitors receive a refund of the registration fee if they are unable to travel to Rotterdam due to COVID-19?
    If competitors unexpectedly cannot attend WPFG2022 due to COVID19 and therefore are not allowed to enter the Netherlands, competitors may withdraw their registration until July 1, 2022, and the registration fee minus service fee will be refunded.

    After July 1, 2022, a written request for a refund of the registration fee due to withdrawal of participation is subject to the approval of the WPFG Rotterdam 2022 organization, and requires presentation of the Agency ID. For more information, see pages 11 and 12 of the Entry Book: Procedures for competitor entry, Registration.
    9Will competitors receive a refund of their registration fee if the WPFG2022 is cancelled in its entirety because of COVID-19?
    If it turns out that the WPFG2022 cannot be organized as planned or cannot be rescheduled, competitors will receive a full refund of their registration fees.
     

    Always up to date with
    the latest news