The Red Cross Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina organized the 17th State First Aid Competition which was held in Ilijaš on Saturday, February 23, 2019.
Host of the competition was the Red Cross of the Federation of BiH, and Ilijaš Red Cross , who, with the help of numerous volunteers, prepared this big event.
The competition was intended to promote this vital skill, and to check knowledge and skills in providing first aid of competitive teams that came from Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Bijeljina, Kiseljak, Prijedor, Doboj, Bihać, Tuzla and Orašje.

"Young people had the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of six polygons showing real accidents such as an earthquake and fall of a ceiling in theater, traffic accidents involving more vehicles, accidents at New Year's celebration, explosion of gas installations at the police station, accidents at the International Karate Tournament, and a fire in a residential building that involved firemen, and which required a quick intervention and evacuation of the injured. "- says the main judge of the competition, Mr. Jasmin Nikšić.
Prior to the competition, all the participants had a defile through Ilijaš, and the opening ceremony was opened by RCSBIH Secretary General Mr. Branko Leko, the Secretary General of RCFBIH, Mr. Namik HodŽIĆ, and RCRS and RCFBIH healthcare professionals, Ms Ljiljana Gluhovic and Ms. Karadzic, Mrs. Nevenka Milanović Secretary of the CKO Ilijas Mrs. Sejda Česak, Assistant Mayor Mr. Nijaz Spahić and many others.

"This was one of the best-designed competitions so far, we all had the opportunity to enjoy the polygons that had realistic scene," said Slavica Drinčić from Prijedor, who played the role of a main judge for one of polygons, and earlier ,represented BiH as a captain at the European Championship in Ireland.
"I thank the organizers for a well-organized competition. Looking from the perspective of the former competitor and a judge, all praise the Main Judge for creative suppositions that made it both interesting to the competitors and to us who evaluated their work. Finally, we should mention the importance and effort of all employees in the Red Cross structure to preserve the first aid program as the basic program, which is also the reason for the massiveness of the volunteers, and that the benefits of first aid training are used for future drivers, workers or pupils of elementary and secondary schools "Said Dr. Edina Zagić, one of the main judges in the polygon, who had the opportunity to take part in the European First Aid Championships in Germany.

The Secretary General of RCSBIH , Mr. Leko and Organizing Committee members handed the cups and medals, to the winning teams and commended their great job done , their demonstrated FA knowledge and particularly thanked the main Judge Mr. Jasmin Nikšić, for an excellent job, and hosts and partners in support of the organization and implementation of the same.

The best team in the category of schoolchildren was the team of Pofalići Elementary School, then the Miladia Tuzla Elementary School, while the bronze medal was awarded to the Elementary School Harmani I from Bihać.
Golden medal in the youth category was won by the Central Dental School Sarajevo, 2nd place was Grammar school Banja Luka, while the Youth Red Cross team Kiseljak won 3rd place.

Teams placement

 

YOUTH

     
         

Team no

Team

Total

Placement

 
 

1

 High dental school

1559

I

 

6

Grammar school BANJA LUKA

1511

II

 

2

 Youth team of Kiseljak RC

1500

III

 

4

 MEDICAL SCHOOL  DOBOJ

1459

IV

 

5

 TUTTI FRATTELI - ORAŠJE

1457

V

 

3

 Youth club  BIJELJINA  

1389

VI

 
         
 

SCHOOLCHILDREN

     
         

Team no.

Team

total

Placement

 
 

5

 P.S. POFALIĆI SARAJEVO

1538

I

 

3

P.S. MILADIJE TUZLA

1533

II

 

4

 P.S. „HARMANI I“ BIHAĆ

1428

III

 

1

P.S. DOSITEJ OBRADOVIĆ DOBOJ

1394

IV

 

2

 P.S. PETAR KOČIĆ PRIJEDOR

1372

V

 

6

 P.S.. KNEZ IVO OD SEMBERIJE BIJELJINA

1349

VI

 

 

Congratulations to the great teams for their demonstrated knowledge, skills and skillfulness. You made us proud.
We greatly thank Ilijaš Red Cross and all volunteers who selflessly devoted themselves to this high-level competition. And once again I thank the partners, PU Ilijaš, the Ilijaš Fire Brigade, Radio Ilijaš, KJKP Rad and others.