cfd-cpdColumbus Fire vs Columbus Police
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Schottenstein Center
3:30 PM

The First Responder Face-Off is the Third Annual charity hockey game between the Columbus Fire Department and the Columbus Police Department. Up for grabs is the Buckeye Cup trophy and the bragging rights for the next year. These two teams will leave it all out on the ice!  Proceeds from the event benefit the First Responder Face-Off Foundation.

The 2018 First Responder Face-Off will be hosted by Guest Announcer Hattie Hawks from NBC4.

Celebrity Guest Coaches are Buckeye greats Eddie George and Matt Calhoun.  The duo is excited to coach against each other.  Eddie will be coaching the Columbus Police team and Matt will be coaching Columbus Fire.

The First Responder Face-Off is coordinated in conjunction with the annual First Responder Night with Ohio State Hockey. This year the Ohio State Buckeyes will be taking on the Wisconsin Badgers at 7:00 PM.  Your ticket is good for both games.

Click below to watch the 2017 First Responder Face-Off!

Your First Responder Face-Off ticket includes access to an interactive display of emergency vehicles, fire apparatus, SWAT vehicles, K9 and horse mounted patrol as well as First Responder personnel on the Northeast Plaza of the Schottenstein Center.  You won’t want to miss a special performance by the Columbus Police & Fire Pipes & Drums!

Game tickets purchased through this site for First Responder Night with Ohio State Hockey benefit the First Responder Face-Off Foundation.  This non-profit provides unparallaled support to First Responders in and around Columbus as well as support to other First Responder charities.

Purchase Tickets

Be part of the action on Saturday, February 24, 2018 as Columbus Fire battles it out with Columbus Police in the Third Annual First Responder Face-Off – secure your tickets today using the link above!

Click below to watch as The Ohio State Buckeye Hockey team visits the Columbus Police & Fire Academies ahead of this annual event.