2017 Washington State Search and Rescue Conference

Welcome to the official website for the 2017 Washington State Search and Rescue Conference

Ferry County Search and Rescue is hosting the State SAR Conference at the Ferry County Fairgrounds located just east of the town of Republic.

  • Pre-Conference: May 15, 16, 17 & 18
  • Conference: May 19, 20 & 21

Where is Ferry County?

Located in the northeastern corner of Washington State, Ferry County shares its northern boundary with British Columbia, Canada and its eastern and southern boundary with the Columbia River. The south half of the county falls within the boundaries of the Colville Confederated Tribes and the north half is largely occupied by the Colville National Forest. WA State Highway 20 runs east and west through the County and Highway 21 runs north and south.

The Ferry County Fairgrounds, site of the 2017 WASAR Conference, is three miles east of the town of Republic. RV sites and camping are available at the Fairgrounds and many nearby campgrounds. Check Lodging in the main menu.

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To get more info on our beautiful area visit ferrycounty.com


Registration is now open

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Group registration and camping

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We are currently working to schedule Blackhawk helicopters to join us for SARCON 2017

Special Guest Speaker: Charles Lamica

Charles was a Wilderness Survival Instructor for the Alaska State Troopers and the Deputy Commander at the Training Academy. He was a member of AST’s Special Emergency Response Team (SERT), a diver on AST’s Tactical Dive Team and a member of the Juneau Mountain Rescue team. During his career, Charles received four awards for Outstanding Trooper of the Year, as well as awards for valor and meritorious service. Read more 

Online Registration is Now Live!

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