The UK National Firework Championships are an annual event currently held in Plymouth, Devon during the month of August. The fireworks are launched from Mountbatten Breakwater and can be viewed from Plymouth Hoe and other areas that surround Plymouth Sound. The event covers two nights with 3 competitors taking part each night. All shows last for 10 minutes with a 10 minute break between shows. The first firework is launched at 2130 each night.