Are you interested in
working on a Professional Fireworks Display Crew?
up now for the 2014 Season
We offer in-depth
training for the person that would like to become a licensed Pyrotechnic
Electronic sign up for
2014 classes is available
Register early! For
more information call Entertainment Fireworks,
Inc. at 360-352-8911.
INSTRUCTORS: The training offered by Entertainment Fireworks, Inc. to
pyrotechnicians is among the best available anywhere. It is the most
comprehensive program of professional fireworks training offered in the
Western United States. Larry Mattingly, Vice President of
Sales, Marketing, Training, and, Ken Julian, Vice President of Operations,
have presented training seminars at the Pyrotechnic Guild International
and the Western Pyrotechnics Association, as well as groups of Fire
Service personnel, bomb techs, and pyrotechnicians across the Northwest.
Larry's 50 years in display and SPFX, and Ken's 15 year "chapter and
verse" knowledge of the regulations, provide a great opportunity to
Class and location information: Olympia
- Spokane - Oregon
Seminar Location and Times
Western Washington Spring Pyrotechnician
There is a
$15.00 fee for each class, at the door, (this includes Coffee/Donuts
and a Catered Lunch)
classes are on Saturday, Classes are from 9 AM - 3:00
||Rules and regulations for
display operations. Historically, since the majority of
display fireworks accidents are the result of working around
mortars, special training is given to pyrotechnicians in mortar line
safety. Mortars must be approached carefully, with proper stance,
and attitude. If you follow all safety rules and regulations,
accidents can still happen, but you have alleviated and reduced your
March 29, 2014
Must be 18 years
of age or older
|Entertainment is our business,
and this session covers how to make a show entertaining. We focus on
applying your show to the particular site. All lessons are taught in
our headquarters warehouse, which is converted to a classroom for
these informative sessions. We continue to cover safety throughout
training with this session focusing on crowd safety. With our
customized choreography software reports, our technicians will blend
the mood and tempo of the music with size, color, shape and effect
of the shell and other pyro materials, with precision timing for the
very best in entertainment.
April 12, 2014
Must be 18 years
of age or older
|Session 3 deals with electrical
firing and show management skills. We discuss and teach more than
just being a technician. A pyrotechnician needs to be a manager most
of all. Show Management requires our technicians to excel in dealing
with people - the customer, of course, and the crew. They learn to
assign tasks by each individualís skills.
The basics of electrical display work is
covered including mortar box layout and design, cue numbering and
shell assignments, mortar angles, and more. Hands-on training is
given on firing system performance and operation. Safe handling and
use of electric match is discussed during this session.
||Class Location Olympia
Class Times: 9 AM - 3:00
There is a $25
fee at the door (which includes Coffee/Donuts/Catered Lunch and materials)
Location: Entertainment Fireworks
Headquarters, 13313 Reeder Road SW, Tenino, WA.
or Southbound I-5 - take Exit 95 (Littlerock/Maytown). Circle around underneath
freeway then 1/3 mile to Reeder Road. Turn right (south) on Reeder Road
one long block. Entertainment Fireworks is located in the big blue metal
building on the west side of Reeder Road. Enter through the gate (Pyro
Street) and park
on the north side. Contact Entertainment Fireworks, Inc. (360) 352-8911
for more information. [RETURN TO FORM BY CLICKING YOUR BACK BUTTON]
Operator Training & Refresher Course
April 12, 2014
Beginners Display Fireworks
April 19, 2014
Advanced Display Fireworks
Spokane County Fire
Station, 616 West Hastings Road, Spokane, WA.
Class will run 9 AM
- 3 PM. Lunch: $12.00 at the door. Pre-Registration appreciated.
Contact Mr. Rich Vaughan, Director
of Eastern Regional Sales and Operations, Entertainment Fireworks, Inc.,
Spokane, WA., (509) 467-9282 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
State of Oregon Operator
(Please update your
Fire Department at Tangent located at:
32053 Birdfoot Drive
Tangent, OR 97389
The session will start promptly at 9 AM and will
conclude by 3pm. Lunch
will be served (probably pizza!) and coffee service will be
available. Lunch: $10.00 at the door. Attendees are asked to
please be there on time to avoid the disruption of late arrivals.
We will also have a live fire
shoot at a nearby site that evening.
This live fire display
will give all a chance to hand fire and will qualify as one of the three
required displays for licensing in Oregon.
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