Events Information

Members of Polk County Iowa ARES are encouraged to participate in these events as a way to train for and be prepared for emergency situations. When details are available, more event information will be posted on the Events Information page.

Public Service Event Guidelines
Please read the guidelines below.

Polk County ARES Public Service Event Guidelines. (93k PDF)

If you want to volunteer or need more information,
Please contact:

Scott Kirstein NØOOD
Polk County Emergency Coordinator
Email N0OOD

(515) 490-7414 (cellular)


2016 Schedule:

Fight for Air Climb, Sunday April 10th, 2016
Drake 1/2 Marathon, April 30th, 2016
Market to Market Relay Race, Saturday May 7th, 2016
Dam to Dam, Saturday June 4th, 2016
ARRL Field Day, June 25th -26th, 2016
Iowa State Fair Parade, August 10th, 2016
Head of the Des Moines Rowing Regatta, September 24th, 2016 (unconfirmed)
Des Moines Marathon, October 16th, 2016
Living History Farms Fun Race, November 19, 2016

Public Service Event hints: (60k PDF)
Tactical Call Signs: (96k PDF)
Tactical Callsigns Standard Operating Procedure. (60k PDF)