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07
May

Fairfax 2015 and Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Form Partnership

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b2ap3_thumbnail_news-dulles.jpgFAIRFAX, VA – Fairfax 2015 announced today that it has formed a partnership with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (Airports Authority) to jointly promote the Fairfax 2015 World Police & Fire Games (WPFG), which will bring thousands of domestic and international athletes and visitors to the Greater Washington area this summer. 

 

As part of the joint marketing agreement, the Airports Authority will provide welcome booths, signage, videos and announcements, as well as access to event collateral and special airport concessions for visitors arriving at both Dulles International and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airports. Additionally, at Dulles Airport, visitors will be able to enter “selfie booths” and take souvenir photos that can be shared via social media.

 

For its part, Fairfax 2015 will broadcast a video and welcome message from Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Chief Stephen Holl and Fire Chief Gary Mesaris during the World Police & Fire Games’ Opening Ceremonies, which will take place at the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium in Washington, D.C. on June 26 at 6:00 p.m. The Airports Authority also will have an information booth in the athlete staging area before the ceremonies and will provide airport information materials for distribution to visiting athletes.

 

Fairfax 2015 and the Airports Authority also will engage in co-promotion activities via their websites, social media and other outreach materials before and during the Games. “Partnering with the MWAA will enable us to provide a special heroes’ welcome to all first responders participating in the World Police & Fire Games, as well as the tens of thousands of visitors coming to Fairfax County this summer,” said Bill Knight, president and CEO of Fairfax 2015. “We look forward to working together and highlighting the Washington Metro area’s world-class air transportation facilities and services to our guests from the U.S. and abroad,” he added.

 

"As a partner with the World Police and Fire Games, Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will provide warm welcomes to athletes from across the country and around the globe as they converge on the National Capital Region," said Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer Jerome L. Davis. "With welcome centers, special promotions for athletes and photo opportunities at Washington Dulles International and Reagan National, we will ensure these world-class athletes have world-class travel experiences to and from the games." in Anticipation of Summer 2015 World Police & Fire Games

 

About the MWAA:

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, established in 1987 by the governments of Virginia and the District of Columbia, manages and operates Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International airports, which together serve more than 40 million passengers a year. The Airports Authority also operates and maintains the Dulles Airport Access Road and the Dulles Toll Road and manages construction of the Silver Line project, a 23-mile extension of the Washington region’s Metrorail system into Loudoun County, Va. No tax dollars are used to operate the toll road, which is funded by toll revenues, or the airports, which are funded through aircraft landing fees, rents and revenues from concessions. The Airports Authority generates more than 387,000 jobs in the National Capital Region.

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07
May

Athlete Special Discount on Limousine Services

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b2ap3_thumbnail_dc-tours-saturday-300x201.jpgReston Limousine, the Washington DC metro area’s largest limousine and shuttle operator, is proud to support the Fairfax 2015 World Police and Fire Games! With more than 200 vehicles – including sedans, SUVs, limousines, vans and buses – we can provide transportation for any size group. Besides transportation for all World Police & Fire Games events, we also provide private and public DC sightseeing tours as well as day trips to area wineries, breweries, distilleries and cideries. You can arrange all of your ground transportation needs anywhere in the world with just one call to us, thanks to our international affiliate network. All athletes are accorded a special 20% discount on all vehicle rentals originating in the DC metro area. For more information visit  https://www.restonlimo.com/fairfax-2015-world-police-fire-games/

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12
Apr

Athlete Sport Venue Transportation - Leave the Driving to Us!

Posted by on in Road To The Games

b2ap3_thumbnail_news-bustrans.jpgThe 2015 World Police & Fire Games is offering complimentary round trip shuttle transportation service to most of the sporting venues for credentialed athletes, family, and friends from the Games transportation hubs. 

This unique opportunity allows riders direct, non-stop service from one of 9 transportation hubs located throughout Northern Virginia to the assigned sport venues via contracted local school and transit busses. Each bus will be assigned to a specific sport venue site.  The transportation hubs are strategically located in close proximity to sport venues and hotel clusters made available through the Fairfax 2015 World Police & Fire Games Accommodations Team.  Those wishing to utilize the transportation service are responsible for getting to the transportation hub (at own cost) which will service their selected sport venue.

Athletes are strongly encouraged to make their housing accommodations nearest to their sports for easy access to the transportation shuttle hubs and reduced travel time to the sport venues.  Note * There is no connecting service between the transportation hubs*

All passengers using Fairfax 2015 shuttles and motor coaches must be have their credentialed WPFG Fairfax2015  ID with them to board the vehicle.

 

HUB 1: 18th & Eads Street, Arlington, VA  22202    

Ice Hockey - Div I & Women’s

 

HUB 2: Country Inn & Suites, 2621 Prince William Parkway, Woodbridge, VA 22192    

Archery 3-D,  Archery Field,  Cycling Mountain Bike,  Cycling Road Race,  Cycling Time Trial,  Ice Hockey - 35+, 45+,  Orienteering Classic,  Rifle Large Bore    

 

HUB 3: Fair Lakes S/C 12500 Fair Lakes Cir, Fairfax, VA 22033    

Baseball - GMU and finals,  Basketball 3x3,  Basketball 5x5,  Bodybuilding,  Boxing,  Judo,  Orienteering Sprint,  Submission Grappling,  Swimming,  Tennis,  Track & Field,  Tug of War,  Volleyball Indoor,  Wrestling    

 

HUB 4: Herndon High School  700 Bennett St, Herndon, VA 20170    

Bench Press,  Bowling,  Ice Hockey - Div II,  Half Marathon,  Honor Guard, Pocket Billiards,  Push Pull,  Rowing Indoor,  Table Tennis, Wrist Wrestling    

 

HUB 5: Holiday Inn Dulles Airport 45425 Holiday Drive, Sterling, VA, 20166    

Badminton,  Cycling Hill Climb,  Soccer Indoor,  Soccer Outdoor

 

HUB 6: Lerner Town Square at Tysons II, 8025 Galleria Dr, Tysons, VA    

Flag Football,  Karate,  Tae Kwon Do

 

HUB 7: Metrotech Plaza, Chantilly, VA 20151    

Baseball - Westfields,  Biathlon,  Cycling Sprint,  Paintball,  Pistol - Police Action Pistol,  Pistol - Police Pistol Combat,  Toughest Competitor Alive  

 

HUB 8: Reston Town Center  11900 Market St, Reston, VA 20190    

Cross Country,  Golf,  Ice Hockey - Novice,  Open Water Swim,  Rugby,  Triathlon

 

HUB 9: Fairfax Corner lot, Monument Dr & Govt Center Pkwy   

Archery Target,  Cycling Criterium,  Darts,  Muster,  Lacrosse,  Rifle Air, Rifle Small Bore,  Softball,  Sporting Clays,  Skeet,  Trap

 

SPORT VENUES WITHOUT SHUTTLE SERVICE:

The following sports venues will not have shuttle service due to the nature of the sport or close walking proximity to Metrorail:

ANGLING - Pohick Bay Regional Park, Lorton, Virginia (Self-drive)

BEACH VOLLEYBALL - Lerner Town Square at Tysons II, McLean, Virginia (Accessible by Metro Silver Line Tysons Corner)

CrossFit® - Lerner Town Square at Tysons II, McLean, Virginia (Accessible by Metro Silver Line Tysons Corner)

DODGEBALL - Lerner Town Square at Tysons II, McLean, Virginia (Accessible by Metro Silver Line Tysons Corner)

DRAGON BOAT - National Harbor, National Harbor, Maryland (Hotels located less than half mile from venue)

MOTOCROSS - Budds Creek, Mechanicsville, Maryland (Self-drive)

POLICE MOTORCYCLE RIDING - Dulles Expo Center, Chantilly, Virginia (Self-drive)

POLICE SERVICE DOG – Lake Fairfax, Reston, Virginia (Self-drive)

STAIR RACE - Tysons Tower, McLean, Virginia (Accessible by Metro Silver Line Tysons Corner)

ULTIMATE FIREFIGHTER - Springfield Town Square, Springfield, Virginia (Accessible by Metro Blue Line Franconia-Springfield

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28
Mar

SPECIAL DEAL: Rental Vehicle Discounts for Athletes, Family and Friends

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b2ap3_thumbnail_EnterpriseLogowVan.jpgEnterprise Rent­-A-­Car is providing athletes, family members, and friends with price discounts on vehicles for the 2015 World Police & Fire Games. Everything from 4 door sedans to 15 seat passenger vans will be available to suite your transportation needs. The discounted rates will be in effect prior to and after the Games so extend your vacation here in Fairfax and the Washington,DC / National Capital Region. Get out there and explore one of the top tourist destinations in the United States. For a full listing of vehicles visit Enterprise’s website: http://enterprise.com.

To access the discounts, call 1­-800-­Rent­A­Car (1-­800-­736-­8222) and provide the Discount Code XZ16J25 assigned for the 2015 WPFG. This code is available for all WPFG attendees. To make a reservation online, visit http://enterprise.com. In the “optional: coupon,customer, or corporate number field” enter in the discount code XZ16J25. On the next page enter “WPF” into the corporate account field before selecting your vehicle on the next page.

*ATTENTION* Those requesting 12 or 15 seat passenger vans please call 1­844­829­ 6815. Enterprise representatives will assist you in reserving the vehicle. Discounts are available at all Enterprise locations in the continental US and Canada.

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