Annual HPD SWAT Competition

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The Harrisonburg Police Department (HPD) will be hosting its 18th Annual SWAT Competition on Friday, October 5, 2018 at the Harper-Presgraves Training Facility on Greendale Road in Harrisonburg. The event begins at 7:30am.

The challenging, non-stop action that you have come to expect will be packed into one day - the O'course, Pistol Shoot-off, Hostage Rescue, and Mystery Event will headline the competition as is our tradition. Attention has always been given to events that test weapon skills, endurance and decision making - this year no less demanding.  At the conclusion of the competition, there will be an informal banquet, presentation of prizes and awards, and closing ceremonies.

HPD will again offer the mid-day grilling session, so you eat when you have a break in the action.  T-shirts and other SWAT Competition merchandise will be available for sale near the vendor booths.

HPD looks forward to your participation and support.

Mail in registration  forms to:

HPD SWAT Competition

101 N Main St, 2nd Floor Admin

Harrisonburg, VA 22802

PDF[503KB] Registration Form

Tentative Equipment List:

  • Repel Harness
  • Gas Mask
  • 6 sets of eye/ear protection
  • 6 carbine rifles or sub-guns / minimum 2 sets of mags per operator / tactical pistol rig
  • Scoped Rifle
  • Tactical Vests (NO soft body armor)
  • Tac helmets
  • Ammunition for all firearms

 Contact information for this event:

Harrisonburg Police Department - Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT)
101 N Main St
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Phone: 540-437-2633
Fax: 540-437-2614

 Past Participants:

Albemarle County

Alexandria Police

Athens Clark, GA Police

Augusta County

Bedford County

Campbell County


Chesterfield County


Dauphin County, PA

Fairfax County


Greene County

Hanover County

Leesburg Police

Manassas Police

Powhatan SO

Prince William County

Richmond Police

Roanoke County

Rockingham County

Spartanburg County, SC

Spotsylvania County

Staunton Police

Virginia State Police

Waynesboro Police

Winchester Police




HPD Annual SWAT Competition