LEHI, Utah (ABC4) – If a police officer and a firefighter have been thrown into an area armed with paintball weapons, who would You set your money on?
Kicking off on July 9, native army members, firefighters, and Cops Shall be grouping up in an epic paintball battle On the Lehi Rodeo Grounds.
Based mostly on event organizers, the event will run on July 9 and July 10 between 7 to 9 p.m. each nights.
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Officers say spectators are welcome to witness the battle utterly Freed from cost. Roughly 2,500 residents are anticipated to attend, they element.
The “Boots and Badges Paintball Battle” is a collaborative fundraising effort between the native aggressive paintball group “Sector 9” (led by Lehi resident Sterling Bronson) and The primary Brent Taylor Basis.
“Lehi Police and Hearth Departments are placing collectively three ten-man paintball groups Which will compete in the direction of three civilian aggressive groups. This Shall be a event-type recreation with factors being awarded To groups all by way of The two nights of recreation play,” event organizers share. “At The prime of the event, the group with In all probability the most factors Shall be awarded a particular trophy put collectively by the Lehi police and fire chiefs.”
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Based mostly on city officials, the fundraising event hopes to take all donations and gasoline them into the Lehi Metropolis Hearth and Police Departments.
“The preliminary fundraising objective of $3,300 has already been met and Shall be used To buy two moveable Automated Exterior Defibrillators (at A worth of $1,400 every) and 10 Sprime-Bleed Kits (at A worth of $50 every) To be used by The primary responders,” they share.
Officers state that further funds raised are anticipated to be divided between the police and fire departments To make the most of for completely different wants.