North Carolina Firefighter Convention Cities & Dates

This page is a catalog of North Carolina firefighter convention dates. Contact Mike Legeros to contribute or correct information.

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  North Carolina State Fireman's Association North Carolina Colored Volunteer Fireman's Association
Year # NCSFA Count
From Programs
Date City Notes # Date City Notes
1888     Sep 26 Greensboro Sep 26
Tournament conducted Sep 12, 13
       
1889 1 1st annual Aug 13 Raleigh Aug 13, 14
Association chartered Mar 11, 1889
       
1890 2 2nd May 20 Charlotte May 20, 21, 22 1      
1891 3 3rd Aug 25 Durham Aug 25, 26, 27 2 Jul 15 Wilmington Association chartered Feb 13, 1891
1892 4 4th Jul 13 Asheville Jul 13, 14, 15 3 Aug 9 Raleigh Aug 9, 10
1893 5 5th Jul 26 Wilmington Jul 26
Tournament cancelled due to funding
4 Aug 9 Charlotte Aug 9, 10
1894 6 6th Aug 29 Winston Aug 29, 30, 31 5 Aug 14 Durham  
1895 7 7th Aug 6 New Bern Aug 6, 7, 8, 9 6 Aug 13 Henderson  
1896 8 8th Aug 19 Salisbury Aug 19, 20 21 7 Aug 11 Wilson  
1897 9 9th Aug 3 Fayetteville Aug 3, 4, 5 8 Aug 11 Winston  
1898 10 10th Jul 26 Goldsboro Jul 26, 27, 28 9   Charlotte ?  
1899 11 11th Aug 1 Greensboro Aug 1, 2, 3, 4 10 Aug 9 Washington Aug 9, 10
1900 12 12th Jul 10 Wilmington Jul 10, 11, 12, 13 11 Sep 11 Salisbury Sep 11, 12, 13
1901 13 13th Jul 23 Charlotte Jul 23, 24, 25, 26 12 Aug 3 Monroe  
1902 14 15th annual Jul 22 Raleigh Jul 22, 23, 24 13 Aug 26 Raleigh Aug 26, 27, 28
1903 15 16th Aug 11 Durham Aug 11, 12, 13 14 Aug 19 Warrenton  
1904 16 17th Aug 2 Salisbury Aug 2, 3, 4 15 Aug 10 Wilson  
1905 17 18th Jul 18 Winston Jul 18, 19, 20 16th Aug 8 Washington Aug 8, 9, 10
1906 18 19th Jul 10 Asheville Jul 10, 11, 12 17th Aug 14 Winston Aug 14, 15, 16?
1907 19 20th Aug 6 Wilmington Aug 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 18th Aug 14 Durham Aug 13, 14, 15
1908 20 21st Jun 16 Wilmington Jul 16, 17, 18, 19 19th Aug 11 Rocky Mount Aug 11, 12, 13, 14
1909 21 22nd Jul  6 Asheville Jul 6, 7, 8, 9 20th Aug 17 New Bern Aug 17, 18, 19
1910 22 23rd Jul 28 New Bern Jul 26, 27, 28, 29 21st
(22nd?)
Sep 6 Winston Sep 6, 7, 8
1911 23 24th May 16 Charlotte May 16, 17, 18, 19 22nd Aug 10 Concord  
1912 24 25th Jul 23 Fayetteville Jul 23, 24, 25 23rd Aug 20 Oxford Aug 20, 21, 22
1913 25 26th Aug 12 Wilmington Aug 12, 13, 14, 15 24th Aug 19 Concord Aug 19, 20, 21
1914 26 27th Aug 4 Winston-Salem Aug 4, 5, 6, 7 25th Aug Fayetteville Aug 12, 13, 14
1915 27 28th Aug 10 New Bern Aug 10, 11, 12, 13 26th
(25th?)
Aug Tarboro Aug 17, 18, 19
1916 28 29th Jul 18 Raleigh Jul 18, 19, 20, 21   Aug Washington Aug 15, 16, 17
1917 29 30th Jul 24 Morehead City Jul 24, 25, 26, 27
No tournament
    No meeting?  
1918 30 31st Aug 12 Wrightsville Beach Aug 12
No tournament
  Aug 20 Wilson Aug 20, 21, 22?
1919 31 32nd Jul 14 Asheville Jul 14, 15, 16
No tournament
    Greenville  
1920 32 33rd Aug 9 Fayetteville Aug 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 30th Aug 17 Concord Aug 17, 18, 19
1921 33 34th Aug 23 Gastonia Aug 23, 24, 25   Aug 16 Oxford Aug 16, 17, 18
1922 34 35th Jul 24 Morehead City Jul 24, 25, 26, 27   Aug 15 Tarboro Aug 15, 16 17
1923 35 36th Aug 6 Durham Aug 6, 7, 8, 9 33rd Aug 14 Wilson Aug 14, 15, 16
1924 36 37th Jul 14 High Point Jul 14, 15, 16, 17 34th Aug Oxford August
1925 37 38th Jul 13 Asheville Jul 13, 14, 15, 16        
1926 38 39th Aug 16 Morehead City Aug 16, 17, 18, 19        
1927 39 40th Aug 22 Greensboro Aug 22, 23, 24, 25   August Warrenton  
1928 40 41st Aug 6 New Bern Aug 6, 7, 8, 9        
1929 41 42nd Jul 15 Hendersonville Jul 15, 16, 17, 18, 19   Aug 20 Monroe Aug 20, 21, 22, 23
1930 42 43rd Aug 18 Morehead City Aug 18, 19, 20, 21   August Oxford  
1931 43 44th Aug 24 Statesville Aug 24, 25, 26, 27        
1932 44 45th Aug 1 Hamlet Aug 1, 2, 3, 4        
1933 45 46th Jul 25 Salisbury Jul 25, 26, 27 43rd Aug 15 Elizabeth City Aug 15, 16, 17
1934 46 47th Aug 13 Charlotte Aug 13, 14, 15, 16        
1935 47 48th Aug 26 Wilmington Aug 26, 27, 28, 29        
1936 48 49th Aug 10 Raleigh Aug 10, 11, 12, 13   Aug 18 Warrenton Aug 18, 19, 20
1937 49 50th Aug 9 Greensboro Aug 9, 10, 11, 12        
1938 50 51st Aug 8 New Bern Aug 8, 9, 10, 11        
1939 51 52nd Aug 7 Carolina Beach Aug 7, 8, 9, 10        
1940 52 53rd Aug 26 Salisbury Aug 26, 27, 28, 29
Last year with competing teams at tournament
50th   Tarboro  
1941 53 54th Aug 4 Asheville Aug 4, 5, 6, 7
Last year with (full) tournament, no competing teams
51th Aug 19 Greenville Aug 19, 20, 21*
1942 54 55th Aug 10 Greensboro Aug 10, 11, 12 52nd Aug 17 Warrenton Aug 17, 18, 19
1943 55 56th   Cancelled Cancelled due to war conditions        
1944 56 57th Sep 12 Charlotte Sep 12, 13, 14        
1945 57 58th   Cancelled Cancelled due to war conditions        
1946 58 59th   Cancelled Cancelled due to unavailability of host cities        
1947 59 60th Sep 8 Morehead City Sep 8, 9, 10, 11        
1948 60 61st Aug 9 Fayetteville Aug 9, 10, 11, 12
Included motor apparatus races
       
1949 61 62nd Aug 15 Carolina Beach Aug 15, 16, 17, 18
Included motor apparatus races
  Jul 12 Warrenton Jul 12, 13, 14
1950 62 63rd Sep 5 Hendersonville Sep 5, 6, 7        
1951 63 64th Aug 20 Carolina Beach Aug 20, 21, 22        
1952 64 65th Aug 4 Greensboro Aug 4, 5, 6, 7        
1953 65 66th   Carolina Beach          
1954 66 67th Aug 16 Durham Aug 16, 17, 18        
1955 67 68th Aug 15 New Bern Aug 15, 16, 17        
1956 68 69th Aug 20 Raleigh Aug 20, 21, 22        
1957 69 70th Aug 13 Carolina Beach Aug 13, 14        
1958 70 71st Jul 29 Lumberton Jul 29, 30        
1959 71 72nd Aug 10 Durham Aug 10, 11        
1960 72 73rd Aug 15 Carolina Beach Aug 15, 16, 17, 18        
1961 73 74th Aug 7 Goldsboro Aug 7, 8, 9, 10 71st Jul 10 Enfield Jul 10, 11, 12, 13
1962 74 75th Aug 20 Asheville Aug 20, 21, 22, 23        
1963 75 76th Aug 19 Winston-Salem Aug 19, 20, 21, 22        
1964 76 77th Aug 17 Morehead City Aug 17, 18, 19, 20 74th Jul 13 East Spencer Jul 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
1965 77 78th Aug 9 Charlotte Aug 9, 10, 11, 12        
1966 78 79th Aug 1 Carolina Beach Aug 1, 2 76th Jul 11 Warrenton July 11, 12, 13, 14
1967 79 80th Aug 14 Asheville Aug 14, 15, 16, 17, 18        
1968 80 81st Aug 12 Raleigh Aug 12, 13, 14, 15        
1969 81 82nd Aug 11 Winston-Salem Aug 11, 12, 13, 14 79th Jul 7 Greenville July 7, 8, 9, 10
1970 82 83rd Aug 10 Carolina Beach Aug 10, 11, 12, 13        
1971 83 84th Aug 9 Durham Aug 9, 10, 11, 12        
1972 84 85th Aug 14 Asheville Aug 14, 15, 16, 17        
1973 85 86th Aug 13 Raleigh Aug 13, 14, 15, 16        
1974 86 87th Jul 29 Wilmington Jul 29, 30, 31, Aug 1, 2        
1975 87 88th Jul 28 New Bern Jul 28, 29, 30, 31        
1976 88 89th Aug 2 Wilmington Aug 2, 3, 4, 5        
1977 89 90th Aug 1 Winston-Salem Aug 1, 2, 3, 4        
1978 90 91st Jul 31 Boone Jul 31, Aug 1, 2, 3        
1979 91 92nd Jul 30 Asheville Jul 30, 31, Aug 1, 2        
1980 92 93rd Aug 4 Wilmington Aug 4, 5, 6, 7        
1981 93 94th Aug 6 Boone Aug 6, 7, 8, 9        
1982 94 95th Jul 22 Greensboro Jul 22, 23, 24, 25        
1983 95 96th Jul 28 Wilmington Jul 28, 29, 30, 31        
1984 96 97th Aug 2 Winston-Salem Aug 2, 3, 4, 5        
1985 97 98th Aug 1 Pinehurst Aug 1, 2, 3        
1986 98 99th Jul 31 Charlotte Jul 31, Aug 1, 2        
1987 99 100th Aug 6 Greenville Aug 6, 7, 8        
1988 100 101st Aug 11 Asheville Aug 11, 12, 13        
1989 101 102nd Aug 3 Fayetteville Aug 3, 4, 5        
1990 102 103rd Aug 2 Winston-Salem Aug 2, 3, 4        
1991 103 104th Aug 1 Wilmington Aug 1, 2, 3        
1992 104 105th Jul 30 Durham Jul 30, 31, Aug 1        
1993 105 106th Aug 12 New Bern Aug 12, 13, 14        
1994 106 107th Aug 4 Hickory Aug 4, 5, 6        
1995 107 108th Aug 3 Fayetteville Aug 3, 4, 5        
1996 108 109th Aug 8 Greensboro Aug 8, 9, 10     To be determined To be determined
1997 109 110th Aug 7 Asheville Aug 7, 8, 9        
1998 110 111th Aug 13 Winston-Salem Aug 13, 14, 15        
1999 111 112th Aug 11 Hickory Aug 11, 12, 13, 14        
2000 112 113th Aug 24 Greensboro Aug 24, 25, 26        
2001 113 114th Aug 9 Greensboro Aug 9, 10, 11        
2002 114 115th Aug 15 Charlotte          
2003 115 116th   Charlotte          
2004 116 117th   Greensboro          
2005 117 118th Greensboro
2006 118 119th   Greensboro          
2007 119 120th   Winston-Salem          
2008 120 121st   Winston-Salem          
2009 121 122nd   Raleigh          
2010 122 123rd   Raleigh          
2011 123 124th   Raleigh          
2012 124 125th   Raleigh          
2013 125 126th   Raleigh          
2014 126 127th   Raleigh          
2015 127 128th   Raleigh          
2016 128 129th   Charlotte          
2017 129 130th   Charlotte          
2018 130 131st   Raleigh          

Notes

1941 - NCCFA - First in Greenville in eight years. Delegates expected from Wilson, Farmville, Tarboro, Winston-Salem, Enfield, Fayetteville, Warrenton, Oxford, Concord, Greenville, East Spencer, Louisburg, Elizabeth City, and Washington.

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