TARS Convention 2016

TARS Convention 2016

Tennessee Association of Rescue Squads, Inc.


Thank you for visiting our site. This site is designed for visitors and Rescue personnel to learn about the Tennessee Association of Rescue Squads, Inc.

The Tennessee Association of Rescue Squads is an Association of Life Saving, Rescue, and First Aid Units with members organized, trained, and equipped for various types of rescue and first aid work. These members voluntarily give of their time and effort without compensation to the development of accident prevention and first aid procedures, the widespread education of the public in such procedures, and to the necessary rescue and first aid work for the relief of their fellow men.

The T.A.R.S. was organized on January 14, 1955, and is incorporated under the statutes of Tennessee as a voluntary non-profit organization. Learn more about TARS.

TARS State Office
2906 Tazewell Pike Suite 'B'
Knoxville, TN 37918

"And a certain Samaritan... going up to him bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine; and setting him upon his own beast, brought him to an inn and took care of him." Luke 10:33-34

What's New as of 9/22/2016

The DT4EMS Class scheduled for October 5th and 6th, 2016 has been cancelled due to lack of student enrollment. An additional class may be offered at a different date and location.

Both an Advanced and Basic Trench rescue class have been added to the 2016 training calendar. You will be able to go two consecutive weekends and get both basic and advanced or one or the other if needed. See the Rescue College Tab for mo   More>>>

TARS would like to recognize Question Pro for their support and use of their online survey. For more information on how you can use their website for your non-profit organization go to http://www.questionpro.com

Printable Class Roster

Carden Foundation Application Form is now online updated 1/15/16 (Application deadline is March 1, 2016)

Rescue Line (July, 2016)

Instructors: A tutorial on how to upload and enter classes online. (*.PDF, 3MB)

You may now register and pay online through PayPal for all Rescue College classes

Steve Carden mentioned early in 2011 that he would like to see a scholarship fund started to help departments that could not afford to send members to training. Learn more about how you can help be a part of the Steve Carden Foundation!!

New Instructor's register here


Important Information for TARS Instructors

Please note that the fees for EVOC/VKF are $12 for the initial certification and $5.00 for the recertification class effective April 1, 2009. See all class pricing >>>

Get your VKF Compliance Training online

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