Holmatro Rescue Challenge back at Interschutz 2020

For the second time Holmatro will organize an international Rescue Challenge at the world’s leading rescue exhibition: Interschutz 2020 in Hannover, Germany from 15-20 June 2020. Teams from all over the world will compete to free an entrapped ‘live patient’ from the latest BMWs, using Holmatro rescue tools. The three winning teams will be rewarded with fantastic prizes worth € 50,000 in total. Registration for this special event is now open at

About the Holmatro Rescue Challenge

A total of 29 teams from all over the globe will put their scene management and extrication skills to the test in a unique 20-minute scenario. The challenge will be supervised and judged by experienced international assessors. Before getting hands on with their scenarios each team will receive a Holmatro Equipment Familiarization Training and a Masterclass Extrication Techniques.

Latest BMWs

With a joined focus on innovation, future technologies and design, Holmatro is proud to have formed a new partnership with BMW. At the Holmatro Rescue Challenge firefighters from all over the world will have a chance to practice their skills on modern BMWs, offering a great learning opportunity. BMW will be present at the event to educate teams about the latest developments in vehicle technology, such as high voltage and chassis structural reinforcements.

Prizes worth € 50,000

Besides the honor of winning the challenge, the three best teams will be rewarded with Holmatro rescue tool sets with a total value of € 50,000. These prizes will be presented on the last day of Interschutz in the categories Best Overall Team, Best Technical Team and Best Team Spirit.

Live broadcasting

The Holmatro Rescue Challenge 2020 will be broadcast live on streaming video, just like the first edition of the event (check the after movie on Holmatro’s YouTube channel). Mark your calendar now to follow the livestream of the challenge from 15-20 June 2020 on the event website and Holmatro’s social media channels.

FREE sign-up

Registration is now open for rescue teams who would like to be part of this unique Holmatro Rescue Challenge. Each team can sign up free of charge on the event website until November 1, 2019.

Participation includes free Interschutz entrance and parking tickets for two days. Your team will be VIP guests at Holmatro’s indoor and outdoor booth. Please note that the number of participants is limited: teams will be chosen at random with a maximum number per country and continent.

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