ST. CLOUD -  Seasoned police veterans from all around Minnesota and Iowa are squaring off in the Can-Am Games’ S.W.A.T. team competition.

The contest, which is closed to the public, includes 9 different teams made up of 4-5 competitors. Team members will be putting their strength and agility to the test in 6 different events over the next two days.

Today kicked off with the “Bunker Event,” a two-man exercise including simulated hostage rescue, target shooting and an obstacle course.

Check out this video of highlights.