2018 Display Operator Certification Course Offerings

Class information will be posted as it is made available.

Certification requires that students participate in the course's live-fire portion. You should bring your own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Per NFPA 1123 - 2014, this includes: protection for your head, eyes, ears, and feet (closed-toe shoes) and flame-resistant, long-sleeved, long-legged clothing (cotton, wool, nomex, or similar).


Date/Time Location Trainers Size Cost, Contact & Info

Sat Apr 7th

9am - 5pm

ID: 2018-09

Celestial Displays Training Facility
Conroe, TX
Ray Robinson 25 Cost $125 - includes course text, lunch. Please bring pen and paper.

Questions or to register contact Ray Robinson via or at (281) 364-9738.

Sat Apr 7th

3pm to 10pm

ID: 2018-11

Yedlik's Farm
5990 28th Ave Dr
Vinton, IA

Mark Woodburn

TBD

Cost $80 - includes course text.
Members:
$45 w/ book
$Free w/o book

Questons? Contact Additional info.


Sat Apr 21

9am to 6pm

ID: 2018-13

Northwest Display Fireworks
(Big Tent)
20867 US Highway 93 N
Missoula, MT

Micki McDanal

TBD

Cost $75 - includes course text

Questions? Contact Jason Clinkenbeard via or call 406-239-3529


NFPA 1126 Standard for the Use of Pyrotechnics before a Proximate Audience(1)

Thu Apr 26th

Registration
8am

Class
8am - 4pm

ID: 2018-O-01

Odeum Expo Center
1033 N Villa Ave
Villa Park, IL

Andrew Nicholls

36

Cost $275 - includes lunch.

$325 - after Fri, Apr 13th

Questions or to register e-mail or call 708-429-0520.

Registration Form


NFPA 160 Standard for the Use of Flame Effects before an Audience(1)

Fri  Apr 27th

Registration
8am

Class
8am - 4pm

ID: 2018-O-02

Odeum Expo Center
1033 N Villa Ave
Villa Park, IL

Andrew Nicholls

36

Cost $275 - includes lunch.

$325 - after Fri, Apr 13th

Questions or to register e-mail or call 708-429-0520.

Registration Form


Sat Apr 28th

Registration
8am

Class
9am - 5pm

ID: 2018-03

Elkhart County Fairgrounds
Ag Hall
17746 County Road 34
Ste D
Goshen, IN

Andy Webb

100

Cost $80 - includes course text, lunch and dinner. Dress for weather. Demo at dusk.

Registration and informaton. Questions? Contact Bryan Szajko via or call 269-663-6110.


Sat Apr 28th

Registration
9:30am to 10am

Class
10am - 5:30pm

ID: 2018-04

Wildlife Campground
N4597 Willow Lane
Birnamwood, WI 54414

John Jagerson
Steve Hubing
Doug Henderson
Barb Schneider

30

Cost $100 - includes course text. Hot lunch available from Campground for $5 to $10. Dress for the weather.

Registration and information. Questions Barb Schneider via or call 715-845-6784.


Sat Apr 28th

9am to 5pm

ID: 2018-08

Clintonville Volunteer Fire Department Hall
501 Emlenton St
Clintonville, PA 16732

Dean Putt
Howard Fry

100

Cost $89.00 - includes course text, certificate of attendance and demo night t-shirt.

Questions? e-mail or call 800-458-6000.
Visit www.kellfire.com to register.


Sat Apr 28th

Registration
8am

Class
9am to 6pm

ID: 2018-10

Hills VFD
Meeting Room
109 East Main St
Hills, IA

Andy Neuzil
Mark Woodburn

25

Cost $80 - includes course text.
$60 Re-Cert w/ book
$40 Re-Cert w/o book
Fire Deptartments, contact us. Walk-in Registration. Club's Spring Shoot follows class.

Questons? Contact or . Additional info.


Sat May 5th

9am to 7pm

ID: 2018-14

Centennial Hall
124 10th St
Steamboat Springs, CO

Micki McDanal
Steve McDanal

30

Cost $135 - includes course text.
$85 Re-Cert w/ your book

Questions? E-mail or call 303-420-0806.


Sat May 12th

Class
8am to 5pm

Demo at dark

ID: 2018-05

Indian Creek Camp & Conference Center
9415 Tangent Highway
Tecumseh MI 49286

Aaron Enzer

50

Cost $60 - includes course text and lunch.

Registration and information. Questions contact ACE Pyro via or at 877-223-3552.


Fri May 18th

Registration
7:30am

Class
8am - 6pm

ID: 2018-15

Valley View Park
524 Gap St
Valley View, PA

Bob Hollenback
Mike Huber

30

Cost $85- includes course text, lunch, and weekend guest pass.

$60 - CrackerJacks members & fire department personnel.

Questions? contact . Visit CrackerJacks to register or for more information.


Sat May 19th

9am - 6pm

ID: 2018-12

Southeast Weld Fire Protection District
(SEWFPD)
4910 HWY 79
Prospect Valley, CO

Micki McDanal
Steve McDanal

35

Cost $135 - includes course text

$85 w/o text

Questions or to register, e-mail or call 303-420-0806, register by May 13th and receive lunch.

Additional info & registration form.

Sat May 19th

Class
8am to 5pm

Demo at dark

ID: 2018-06

Comfort Inn
1821 Industrial Park Rd
Clearfield PA 16830

Aaron Enzer

30

Cost $60 - includes course text and lunch.

Registration and information. Questions contact Fire Art via or at 814-765-5918.


(1) This course in proximate pyrotechnics and special effects, is not part of the PGI's Display Operator Course nor the PGI's Dispaly Operator Certification.


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