We're getting ready for the 2016 Wichita HOT and looking forward to another year of exceptional training. We hope you'll join us and make sure to check back regularly and we'll have updates on our instructors and offerings.
We are pleased to announce that Curt Isakson will be providing this year's keynote speech during our 2016 commencement. He is a 27 year veteran of the fire service and currently a Battalion Chief for Escambia County Fire Rescue. He is a nationally recognized instructor having taught at FDIC, Firehouse Expo, Firehouse World, the Orlando Fire Conference, Atlanta Fire Conference and Bowling Green State University as well as owning/operating HROC on Pensacola Beach. You can find his full biography here. He will also be teaching his excellent Gallons Per Second class.
H.O.T. Document Center
Once you've registered for H.O.T., you'll receive a login for our document center. Here you can download your welcome packet, a map of the event and after its all over, you can retrieve your training certificates.
2016 H.O.T. Flyer
Check out our latest flyer and share it with your department.
Live Release Form
Every student participating in hands-on-training must print, complete and bring this form with them.
If you will need lodgings while attending HOT, please review this document for information on obtaining our discounted rate.
Breakout Lecture Map (9/24)
This map shows the locations of the four classrooms used for breakout lectures, the vendor area, and other facilities at the RTC on the 24th.
Hands-On-Training Map (9/25)
This is a map showing the designated meeting areas for the Hands-On classes taking place at the RTC Training Grounds on the 25th.
The Wichita Fire Department generously provides the apparatus, facilities and equipment used during this event. Without their continued support Wichita H.O.T. would be impossible.
Hotel at Waterwalk is the official hotel of Wichita H.O.T. If you're in need of accommodations while you're training, we have rooms and a special price reserved for students.
The Kansas Firefighters Museum will be hosting a special dinner for all H.O.T. instructors, administrators and coordinators. Thank you for your hard work!