The 2013 National Coal Mine Rescue, First Aid, Bench and Pre-Shift Competition will be held September 9-12, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. A national coal mine rescue competition has not been held since 2011. The four-day competition includes a team competition for Mine Rescue and First Aid and individual competitions for Bench and Pre-Shift. To date, 76 teams have registered. For more information, go to: