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Welcome to the official site of the 2020 International Mines Rescue Competition, to be held in West Virginia, USA!

The IMRC 2020 will take place September 11-16, 2022

National Mine Health and Safety Academy
1301 Airport Rd, Beaver, WV


Check out the News page - last updated August 4, 2022.

Good News!

The MSHA Academy in Beckley, WV is the venue for most of the IMRC competition events. MSHA has informed us that the Academy will re-open fully in May 2022. We had been waiting to hear from MSHA regarding the re-opening and we now have the green light to proceed with the IMRC.

All teams that have submitted applications or registrations should update their information and send their registration fees (if you have not done so already) as directed on the registration forms which are located on the competition website. Judges should also update their registration forms as needed. Similarly, vendors and observers should update their registration forms and submit fees as indicated. If you or your company wishes to be a sponsor, please contact Jeff Kravitz:          

Volunteers should contact (Mack Wright: or Link Selfe: to get on the Volunteer list.

Thank you,
Jeff Kravitz
President, Holmes Mine Rescue Association

Are you interested in being a Judge, Vendor, Sponsor, competing Mine Rescue Team, or simply coming to observe teams from all over the globe as they participate in the 2020 IMRC? Click below to access the registration forms!

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If you have questions about any of the content on the site or more specific questions about the Competition, please Contact Us.