Test Schedule for Licensed Operator
and Pyrotechnic Operator

The following is a list of fireworks businesses that conduct approved training classes for Licensed Operator and Licensed Pyrotechnic Operators. These businesses may have training for one or both of the operator's licenses. These businesses can supply the training necessary for the operator to prepare for testing by the Division of Fire Safety.

  • A.M. Pyrotechnics
    Aaron Mayfield
    2100 Hwy 215
    Pleasant Hope, MO  65725
    417-267-3799
    Email: aaron@ampyro.com
    Website: www.ampyro.com
  • Aerial FX
    Jeremy Kovak
    121 SE Turner Road
    St. Joseph, MO  64504
    816-238-2800
    Email: sales@aerialfx.com
    Website: www.aerialfx.com
  • American Patriot Firewords
    Clint Myers
    910 2300th Avenue
    Chestnut, IL  62518
    217-796-3674
    Email: patriotpyro@outlook.com
  • American Pyrotechnics Association
    Gregg Smith
    P.O. Box 30438
    Bethesda, MD  20824
    301-907-8181
    Email: gsmith@americanpyro.com
    Website: www.americanpyro.com
  • ARC Pyrotechnics, Inc.
    Jay Dill
    16 NE 2nd Street, Suite A
    Oklahoma City, OK  73104
    800-272-7976
  • City of Branson Fire Rescue
    Ted Martin, Fire Chief
    110 Crosby Street
    Branson, MO  65616
    417-243-2790
  • Central States Fireworks Inc.
    Lawrence H. Lefferts
    18034 Kincaid Street
    Athens, IL  62613
    217-636-7598
    Website: www.centralstatesfireworks.com
  • Fireworks Authority, Inc.
    Robb Ebbing
    1515 Kentucky Street
    Quincy, IL  62301
    217-257-7400
    Email: rob@fireworksauthority.com
    Website: www.fireworksauthority.com
  • Five Alarm Fireworks Company
    Cesar Benitez
    P.O. Box 67
    Tinley Park, IL  60477
    708-429-0520
    Email: cb_5alarmfireworks@msn.com
    Website: www.5alarmfireworks.com
  • Fleetwood Pyrotechnics, LLC
    Michael Fleetwood
    1767 County Road 4050
    Salem, MO  65560
    573-247-6378
    Email: mfleetwood97@yahoo.com
  • Gateway Fireworks Display
    John Weller
    P.O. Box 39327
    St. Louis, MO  63139
    314-262-7976
  • Hi-Tech FX, LLC
    Brian Panther
    1135 Avenue 1
    Ft. Madison, IA  52627
    319-372-7003
  • J & M Displays
    Marc Thannert
    18064 170th Avenue
    Yarmouth, IA  52660
    800-648-3890
    Website: www.jandmdisplays.com
  • Lantis Fireworks
    Randy Albeck
    518 Overlook Terrace Court
    Eureka, MO  63025
    314-740-3005
    Email: randall@fireworks-lasers.com
    Website: www.lantisfireworks.com
  • Liberty Pyrotechnics, LLC
    Scott Wheeler
    1916 Crane Drive
    Joplin, MO  64804
    417-825-3171
  • Melrose Pyrotechnics
    Michael Cartolano
    P.O. Box 302
    Kingsbury, IN  46345
    219-393-5522
  • Night Vision Fireworks
    Todd Morris
    57261 225th
    Glenwood, IA  57534
    402-699-4737
  • Premier Pyrotechnics Inc.
    Matt Sutcliff
    25255 Hwy K
    Richland, MO  65556
    417-322-6595
    Email: premier@premierpyro.com
    Website: www.premierpyro.com
  • Pyrotechnic Guild International, Inc.
    14511 Olinda Blvd.
    Stillwater, MN 55082
    Email: training@pgi.org
    Website: www.pgi.org
  • Pyrotecnico, Inc.
    John Schmiemeier
    1507 Bent Tree Trails Court
    Fenton, MO  63026
    636-349-9982
    Email: jschmee3@aol.com
  • Riverside Fireworks
    Tom Wilson
    17023 Chamber Springs Road
    Siloam Springs, AR  72761
    417-439-9674
    Email: riversideent@gmail.com
    Website: www.riverside-entertainment.com
  • Stellar Fireworks, Inc.
    Douglas B. Wereb
    4440 Southeast Blvd
    Wichita, KS  67210
    316-706-5607
  • University of Science & Technology
    Paul Worsey
    270 McNutt Hall
    1400 N. Bishop
    Rolla, MO  65409-4317
    573-341-4317
    Email: pworsey@mst.edu
    Website: explosives.mst.edu
  • Wald & Company/All American Display
    Sonja Wald
    P.O. Box 319
    Greenwood, MO  64034
    816-537-7400
    Email: swald@waldfireworks.com
    Website: www.waldfireworks.com
  • Gladiator Pyro
    Dennis Wisdom
    7237 Hwy 67 North
    Poplar Bluff, MO  63901
    573-785-9328
    Email: gladiatorpyro@gmail.com
  • Zambelli Fireworks Manufacturing Company
    120 Marshall Drive
    Warrendale, PA  15086
    724-658-6611
  • Zigmont Magic FX
    Steve Zigmont
    1206 Baronwood Place
    Bradon, FL  33510
    813-689-6269
    Email: zigmont@zogmont.com
    Website: www.effectspecialist.com