Upcoming events

    • 26 Feb 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • 33 Santa Barbara Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656


    3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament 

    Aliso Viejo Country Club

    33 Santa Barbara Drive

    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656


    Monday, February 26, 2018

    Event Flyer: 3rd Annual SFPE Golf Tournament flyer-R4.pdf



    8:00 Registration opens, Bag drop available, Hitting and Putting available

    9:40 Announce putting contest

    9:45 All-Putt Contest

    9:50 Announcement of rules

    10:00 Shotgun Start

    3:00 Cocktail hour

    4:00 Dinner

    5:00 Announce Contest winners and raffle off prizes

    Please remember to wear appropriate golf attire. Slacks or shorts and a polo are acceptable.

    Breakfast (Chick-Fil-A) & coffee, lunch (boxed sandwich), dinner (buffet), cart and green fees included with golfer fee.


    Charity to Benefit the UCI Regional Burn Center Survivorship Program and SFPE Southern California Chapter Scholarship Fund.

    Please make all checks payable to:

    Society of Fire Protection Engineers

    Please mail checks to:



    Att: Ozzie Mercado

    1150 S. Olive Street, Suite 1600

    Los Angeles, CA 90015

    Additional Options
    For further sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ozzie Mercado at 562-417-3649 or Ryan Rigsbee at 805-405-3275.



    Sponsorship Levels


    Hole Sponsor Signs

    Banner Recognition

    Logo Size + Tee Signs


    Title Sponsor








    X-Large + 5 Tee Signs





    Large + 3 Tee Signs





    Medium + 2 tee signs





    Small + 1 Tee Sign


    Golf Balls w/ Sponsor logo



    Small + 1 Tee Sign


    Boxed Lunch



    Small + 1 Tee Sign


    Drink Sponsor





    Table Top Exhibits



    Bring your own Banner



    Call for proposition















    *Only Two Title Sponsor opportunities are available at first come first serve basis.

    **Drink Sponsor allowed to set up at hole and bring own banner. Dinner for one included.

    ***Table Top Exhibits will be set up before dinner, during dinner and after dinner. You’re responsible for bringing your own table and banner. Dinner for one included.

    ****Golf Balls w/Sponsor Logo and Boxed Lunch sponsor include dinner for one each.

    •  Scramble Format, Check In @ 8am, Shotgun Start @ 10am          
    • All Sponsors will be recognized on the SoCal SFPE Website, Facebook and Linkedin  
    • If you need to rent clubs, please call the club to reserve a set for $45.00    

    Deadline for sponsorship is February 19th

    Deadline to sign up and play is February 23rd

    On and Off the Course Events





    Mulligan & course contest


    Includes 5 raffle tickets, 2 mulligans, and entrance in the following contests: Closest to the Hole, Centerline, All-putt, Most Honorable Foursome, and Best Team Score. 


    5 for $10

    10 for $20


    Raffle Tickets      

    Prices: Sony PlayStation 4, Microsoft XBox One, Nintendo Switch, Apple Watch, Parrot Bebop, Flat Screen TV, Best Buy Gift Cards and more. 

    10 for $20

    25 for $40


    50/50 Raffle

     Half the money earned will go to the winning ticket holder, the other half will go directly to the UCI Burn Center Survivorship Programs and SFPE SoCal Scholarship Fund.

      Donation on the course

         Albatross Use Vinny "The Pasta Man" Ciurluini's 400 yard drive to get you that much closer to achieving an Albatross on Hole 15. Win a trip including airfare, lodging, and three rounds of golf at either:

    The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua Maui or

    The Lodge at Pebble Beach Monterey California. 

    Info on Vinny:


    Refund Policy

    There are no refunds.

    Thank you to our generous Sponsors 

     Tittle Sponsor


















     Drink Sponsor





     Golf Balls w/Sponsor Logo


    Breakfast Sponsor




    • 12 Mar 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Monterey Hill Restaurant, 3700 Ramona Blvd., Monterey Park, CA 91754

    Topic: Prescriptive versus Performance-Based Fire Safety for Super High-Rise Buildings

    Date: March 12, 2018


    11:30AM: Networking

    12:00PM: Introductions and lunch

    12:30PM: Presentation

    1:30PM: Conclusion of Meeting


    Daniel N. Bak, Ph.D., P.E., FSE - Sr. Forensic Fire Protection Consultant with Ivey Engineering, Inc.


    Presently, Daniel N. Bak is a Senior Forensic Fire Engineer at Ivey Engineering Inc.’s San Diego, California Office.  Prior to that Daniel was also a Senior Forensic Fire Engineer at SEA Limited’ s Columbus office.

    He earned his Bachelor of Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering.  He also earned a Master of Science from Texas A&M University in Safety Engineering, and Doctorate degree in Industrial Engineering.  His research work for his thesis and dissertation were both focused in fire engineering.

    His role of forensic engineer brings together over 37 years of cumulated experience in fire protection engineering and performance-approach (fire and smoke modeling) to be applied in the most testing and challenging environment of the litigation world.  Prior of his return to the States, Dr. Bak did an engineering circuit that included New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, and Thailand where performance-based approaches are rather the norm.  He also practiced extensively in Japan.

    Dr. Bak has had extensive experience in Code Consultation in various jurisdictions in the United States and around the world as well as hands-on practice of designs of all type of fire suppression, fire alarm, and mass notification systems globally.  Dr. Bak has, historically, combined his acquired academic and practical experience to serve clients nationally and internationally with the best cost-effective fire engineering and risk sensible solutions.  The presentation that he will share with you is just one example of many demanding projects he spearheaded.  Dr. Bak is a past president of the SFPE Singapore Chapter.

    Refund Policy

    There are no Refunds since fees are still paid by SFPE Socal to restaurant even if you don't attend.

Past events

12 Feb 2018 Sprinkler Corrosion Protection with Vacuum Technology
08 Jan 2018 Energy Storage Systems - Fire Safety Concepts in the 2018 IFC and IRC
11 Dec 2017 SFPE-Socal Holiday Party
13 Nov 2017 Proliferation of Structural Fire Engineering in the USA
03 Oct 2017 2017 Fire Protection Engineering Symposium
11 Sep 2017 Technologies Related to Integrating Bldg. Lighting to Bldg. Emergency Systems
12 Jun 2017 DAS Fire Fighter Communications
15 May 2017 Field Trip to NETFLIX, Located at 5808 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA
08 May 2017 Growing Pains: Fire Safety in the Budding Marijuana Industry
10 Apr 2017 Fire Fatalities - Know the Code
13 Mar 2017 Mass Notification Systems
27 Feb 2017 Golf Tournament - 2nd Annual - Charity
13 Feb 2017 Building and Comfort Sensors for Multi-Criteria Determination of Fire States
09 Jan 2017 Summary of the California Code Amendments for 2017 and proposed codes in the works
12 Dec 2016 SFPE-Socal Holiday Party
14 Nov 2016 Fixed Aerosol Fire-Extinguishing Systems – Application, Compliance and Live Demonstration
05 Oct 2016 2016 Fire Protection Engineering Symposium
12 Sep 2016 Time and the Tall Building: Time Saving Technologies that Preserve Lives and Enhance Safety in Recently Constructed Tall Buildings”
11 Jul 2016 No Lunch Meeting in July
13 Jun 2016 Field Trip - ARTIC - The Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center Tour
09 May 2016 High-Rise Facade Fires: A World Wide Concern
11 Apr 2016 Ignitable Liquid Storage in Portable Containers
14 Mar 2016 Impact of Extinguisher Agents on Museum Collections
29 Feb 2016 Golf Tournament - First Annual - Charity
08 Feb 2016 Fire & Life Safety Challenges in Colleges & University Research Laboratories - 2/8/16 SFPE Socal Chapter Meeting
11 Jan 2016 Field Trip - Broad Museum Tour
14 Dec 2015 SFPE-Socal Holiday Party
09 Nov 2015 NFPA 13 - Silent Topics No One Talks About
12 Oct 2015 Lithium Ion Batteries – Hazards and Protection
08 Jun 2015 Roof Mounted Solar 6/8/2015 SFPE Socal Chapter Meeting
11 May 2015 Bangladesh Garment Facoties 5/11/2015 Chapter Meeting
13 Apr 2015 USS Iowa Field Trip 4/13/2015 Chapter Meeting
09 Mar 2015 Innovative approach to high piled storage protection 3/9/2015 Chapter Meeting
09 Feb 2015 NFPA 750 2/9/2015 Chapter Meeting
12 Jan 2015 Wireless Fire Alarm 1/12/2015 Chapter Meeting
08 Dec 2014 Holiday Party 12/8/2014
10 Nov 2014 Wharf Fire - Chapter Meeting 11/10/2014
08 Sep 2014 September 2014 Chapter Meeting
23 Jun 2014 June 2014 Chapter Meeting
12 May 2014 May 2014 Chapter Meeting
14 Apr 2014 April 2014 Chapter Meeting
10 Mar 2014 March 2014 Chapter Meeting
12 Feb 2014 February 2014 Chapter Meeting
20 Jan 2014 January 2014 Chapter Meeting
16 Dec 2013 December 2013 Chapter Meeting - Holiday Party
14 Oct 2013 October 2013 Chapter Meeting
10 Jun 2013 June 2013 Chapter Meeting
13 May 2013 May 2013 Chapter Meeting
08 Apr 2013 April 2013 Chapter Meeting - Cancelled
11 Mar 2013 March 2013 Meeting: Tour of Lawrence Doors Factory
11 Feb 2013 February 2013 Chapter Meeting - NFPA Process changes/Participation Opportunities
14 Jan 2013 January 2013 Meeting: Sprinkler Droplet Characterization
10 Dec 2012 December 2012 Chapter Meeting - Holiday Party
05 Nov 2012 November 2012 Chapter Meeting - El Segundo FD
08 Oct 2012 October 2012 Chapter Meeting
10 Sep 2012 September 2012 Chapter Meeting
19 Jul 2012 Chapter Board Meeting

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