Longueuil, Que. selected to host 2020 North American Police & Fire Games
Longueuil has been announced the host city of the Jeux Nord-Américains Policiers-Pompiers 2020, or North American Police & Fire Games.
From Aug.14-18, 2020, police, firefighters, customs and military from all over the world will face each other in a major competition. Events will include athletics, Crossfit, tennis, boxing and many more.
There will also be numerous free family-friendly activities Aug.15-16 at the Colosseum Jean-Béliveau.
Visit the Jeux Nord-Américains Policiers-Pompiers 2020 Facebook page for a video from the launch featuring an impromptu arm wrestling match between the heads of Service de police de l’agglomération de Longueuil and Service de prévention incendie de l’Agglomération de Longueuil.
Hugo Girard, a Canadian former strongman and Québécois, is a spokesperson for the games and was in attendance at the press conference launching the host city news. He is a Strongman Super Series World Champion, a four-time World Muscle Power champion and a six-time Canada’s Strongest Man.
More details at longueuil2020.jnapp.ca/en/index.html.