2017 Bay Area Negotiator's Seminar and Challenge
Sponsored by the Bay Area Negotiator's Group, The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and Florida Association of Hostage Negotiators

August 3-4, 2017

Sponsored by the Bay Area Negotiator's Group

Location: University of Tampa, 401 W. Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606

Registration Limits: 10 teams for Competition (MAX OF 6 ON EACH TEAM). No limit on conference day one as facility is large.

Cost: $85 for each participant (1 free seat for each competing team that has a judge in the judge's pool).

Lodging: The Aloft Hotel, 100 W. Kennedy Blvd, Tampa FL
(813)898-8000. For discounted rates, ask for the Bay Area Negotiator's Group rate.

Questions regarding the challenge format or judges guidelines may be directed to: Deb McMahon at (417)594-1499 or crisisnegotiation@gmail.com

Questions regarding BANG, the training location, equipment, etc. may be directed to: Master Detective Danny Johnson, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at (813)247-8099 or by djohn@hcso.tampa.fl.us

Questions regarding registration may be directed to Patti Brayfield at 417-718-2828 or pbrayfield@catlet.org

This is a unique opportunity for Crisis Negotiation Teams from throughout the Bay Area to experience both a seminar and a hands-on application of crisis negotiation skills.

This is a unique opportunity for Crisis Negotiation Teams from throughout the State of Florida to
experience both a seminar and a hands on application of crisis negotiation skills.

On Day 1, participants will attend a series of presentations relative to contemporary issues in crisis negotiation. On Day 2, teams will participate in a scenario-driven competition. Up to 10 teams (6 negotiators each) may register.

Other negotiators are encouraged to attend the seminar and the challenge for training and observation purposes. Individuals may register to be placed on an ad-hoc, multi-agency team. Judging criteria will be provided to each of the teams prior to the event.

Early registration is encouraged. A number of teams have expressed an interest in attending and we are limited in the number of teams who can participate to 10.

Teams participating in the competition must provide at least one judge to a judging pool. Judges must have attended at least a 40-hour basic course and have at least 2 years of negotiation experience. Trophies will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place teams. All participants will receive a certificate of participation. Though we are capping the competition at 10 teams, individuals are encouraged to sign up, and come to the seminar, and the competition as an observer.


Registration Deadline: Jul 26, 2016
Registration Price: $85.00

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