Guns & Hoses Hockey

It’s Blue vs. Red, Police vs. Fire!

Join Us For The Next Red VS. Blue
Guns & Hoses Event – ON ICE!

Local police and firefighters compete on ice for a good cause: supporting the First Responders Foundation! This entertaining, family-fun event will skate back into Baxter Arena on 3/24/24!

Join us for the 2024 Guns & Hoses Hockey Challenge! Team Red and Team Blue are coming together to support the First Responders Foundation, which works to serve and honor all our First Responders, Veterans, and their families; build appreciation and respect for their work; and enhance public safety.

Will Team Blue be the reigning champions, or will Team Red take the trophy in 2024?

Bring the family out to cheer on our First Responders and enjoy an epic event with lots of fun scheduled on AND off the ice!

It’s Blue vs. Red, Police vs. Fire!

Local police and firefighters compete on ice for a good cause: supporting the First Responders Foundation!

 

March 24, 2024!

 

Will Team Blue be the reigning champions,
or will Team Red take the trophy in 2024?
You gotta see it for yourself! 


Bring the crew out to cheer on first responders and enjoy an epic event with lots of fun scheduled on AND off the ice.


Kids will love to check out all the cool first responder vehicles parked out front, the exciting hockey play, vendor booths with giveaways, the chuck-a-puck intermission activity, and all the fun planned at our Kids Zone!


Tickets Are Available Now!

Tickets are just $15 and kids 2 and under are FREE! Call or visit the Baxter Arena Box Office to avoid fees and charges.

MEET TEAM RED & TEAM BLUE 2023

Meet the 2023 FIRE TEAM – TEAM RED

Team Red includes firefighters from Omaha, Council Bluffs, Offutt, Lincoln, Waterloo, and Grand Island, and has a combined 269 years of service.

  • # 27 – (Captain) Derek Panneton  – Omaha Fire Department
  • #6 – (Asst Captain) Chris Sorensen – Council Bluffs Fire Department
  • #1 – (Asst Captain) Allen Weberg – Omaha Fire Department
  • #71 – Zach Mass – Omaha Fire Department
  • #69 – TJ Wurth – Omaha Fire Department
  • #39 – Matt Hill – Omaha Fire Department
  • #18 – TJ Korpela – Omaha Fire Department
  • #12 – Kevin Meschede  – Omaha Fire Department
  • #21 – Pat Driscoll – Omaha Fire Department
  • #8 – Jon Kava – Omaha Fire Department
  • #7 – Scott Fitzpatrick – Omaha Fire Department
  • #14 – Ryan Hoffman – Offutt Air Force Base Fire Department
  • #15 – Josh Ballain– Council Bluffs Fire Department
  • #5 – Chad Wheeler – Council Bluffs Fire Department
  • #23 – Neal Hoevet  – Council Bluffs Fire Department
  • #9 – Nick Mckenzie – Omaha Fire Department
  • #10 – Ryan Cyboron  – Grand Island Fire Department
  • #29 – Alex Duling  Eppley Fire Department
  • #37 – Brady Krajeski  Ralston Fire Department
  • #47 – Mike Morton Jr Waterloo Fire Department
  • Jordan Wright Lincoln Fire Department

Meet the 2023 POLICE TEAM – TEAM BLUE

Team Blue includes law enforcement from 8 different metro-area agencies, and has a combined 188 of years of service.

  • #13 – Anthony DeSciscio (Captain) – Omaha Police Department
  • #92 – Jason Miller – Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office
  • #64 – Benjamin Nguyen – Nebraska State Patrol
  • #24 – Ryan Fitz – Omaha Police Department
  • #6 – Tom Shaffer  – Omaha Police Department
  • #18 – Brett WAGNER  – Omaha Police Department
  • #50 – Nick Palmer – Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office
  • #17 – Mike Borman – Nebraska State Probation
  • #34 – Brandon Shelton – MCC Police Department
  • #29 – Mark Kable  – Morgantown Police Department  
  • #90 – Jacob Mikesell – Sarpy County Sheriff’s Probation 
  • #21 – James Grasmick  – Omaha Police Department 
  • #43 – Brandom Ozuman – Omaha Police Department 
  • #44 – Jon Sears – Lincoln Police Department 
  • #11 – Bill Stenneche  – Douglas County Corrections 
  • #2 – Pat Scheifla – Douglas County Corrections 
  • #16 – Matt Backora – Omaha Police Department

Thank You To Our 2024 Sponsors

Premier Sponsors

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Team Red

Team Blue

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Print Sponsor

Photography Sponsor

Radio Sponsor

Media Sponsor

Special thanks to the following individuals for their generous donations.

Linda Daugherty

Jerry Hoberman

Ken and Ann Stinson

Gail & Jerry Kohll Family

Mike & Susan Lebens

Kip Gordman

Donald Goldstein

Howard Kaslow

Sandy Friedman

Dr. Daniel & Barbara Bohi

Dundee Bank

Spencer Crews

James and Rita Murphy

Bruce Hoberman

Thomas Belford

Cindy Forehead

Dial Senior Living / Ted Lowndes

Dennis and Betty Jacobson

Bruce Shackman