National Competitions and Events
U.S. Army Cadet Command JROTC National Drill Championships:
14 April 2018 – Louisville, Kentucky
2018 Brings the event to a new huge hall at the same building as 2017. A building that is sparkling, gorgeous, and fitting for a competition of this stature. U.S. Army Cadet Command sponsors the U.S. Army Nationals and with the support of the Brigades across the country, this will be the largest gathering of U.S. Army-only talent annually assembled. Every U.S. Army JROTC school after being nominated by their Brigade can register to attend beginning 1 October annually.
U.S. Army National Raider Championships:
Saturday & Sunday, 3-4 November 2018 – Molena, Georgia
This two-day competition serves as both the official U.S. Army JROTC Raider Championships as well as an all-service competition the day prior for teams that are not currently at the level to compete with the best Army teams in the Nation. The U.S. Army Cadet Command JROTC National Raider Championships annually attract many of the best male, female, and mixed competition Raider teams from across the country. The best of the best U.s. Army JROTC programs compete at the Gerald Lawhorn Boy Scout Camp, a quality facility with on-site tenting, showers, meals, and other items needed for a first-class event. This event hosts U.S. Army Raider programs from 50 schools bringing roughly 80 teams and over 1,200 Cadets, packing the competition site from morning to night. Teams looking to attend are generally accepted on an earliest sign-up basis with entries beginning on 1 June each year. Go directly to the event website for details.
National High School Drill Team Championships:
Challenge Level/OLCG: Friday, 4 May, 2018
Masters Level: Saturday & Sunday, 5-6 May, 2018
Daytona Beach, Florida
This competition serves as the U.S. Army sponsored all-service JROTC National Drill Championships. Roughly 200+ schools will be attending this competition from 35 states. Event maintains both a Masters Level (larger, most competitive schools) and a Challenge Level (smaller, less competitive schools) competitions to provide the fairest competition possible, regardless of the size of your program. Both Armed and Unarmed competition is available within Inspection, Regulation Drill, Color Guard, and Exhibition Drill (both solo/dual as well as Squad/Platoon events). All schools are eligible to apply for entry and must enter by completing the on-line registration form and submitting this form to Event Manager Sports Network International beginning in October. Interested schools must register on-line no later than Friday, 8 December 2017 as competition slots will be gone as the event approaches.
Nationals Drill Camp:
Sunday, 09 July to Saturday 15 July 2017 - Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
This seven-day drill camp functions as a high-speed, high-intensity training week for all things regarding military drill. Held for both Cadets and instructors looking to have a better, safer and more competitive drill program, the Nationals Drill Camp is run by many of the highest performing JROTC drill and ceremony figures in the world to teach details, tips, tricks, and insights that make competition drill a fantastic, high visibility activity to feature within your JROTC program. Hosted by Sports Network International, the 30-year Event Managers of the National High School Drill Team Championships have the expertise, commitment, and drive to advance your program exponentially with their unique training techniques in just one week. Along with specific, hands-on training in each area of competition drill, all attendees will learn in detail about drill safety, routine configuration/execution, leadership training, judging specifics, drill manual adherence, and many other vital issues.
Congratulations to all JROTC unit teams and individual Cadets that qualified for the 2017 JROTC National Championships. This competition is the final leg of the JROTC Postal series, where the top qualifying teams and individuals from each JROTC Service, will compete in a shoulder to shoulder competition. This competition is scheduled for 22-24 March 2018 in Camp Perry, OH.
USACC National Air Rifle Championships:
Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center,
Camp Perry Training Site, Bldg #5042
Port Clinton, OH 43452
Sporter: 21-23 June 2018
Precision: 24-26 June 2018
The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) National Championship is the final event in the CMP Three-Position Air Rifle Championships. Qualification for this match comes from the CMP Regional Championships as well as the State 3PAR Junior Olympic matches. Each match will consist of one 3x20 with finals for the top eight shooters in sporter and precision.
JLAB Resident Competition:
2017-2018 Academic & Leadership Bowls - College Options Foundation
22-26 June 2018 Level III (JROTC Only) - The JLAB Championship
Event Date: Saturday 5 May, 2018
Location: The beach behind the Plaza Resort & Spa, Daytona Beach, Florida.
The All-Service National JROTC Fitness Challenge Championships will lead the way in showcasing the finest, most hard working JROTC teams in the nation. The JROTC Fitness Nationals will attract many of the best Male and Mixed JROTC fitness teams in the country. This single-day Championship event will be a strong test for your worthy program. The JROTC Fitness Nationals are designed to be a fun, exciting test of excellence that will take superior conditioning, teamwork, strategy, strength, quickness, power and determination - everything any solid PT/Athletic/Raider team maintains, all of which are looking to adjust fire and compete here! This event is designed to give the biggest and best spotlight on all-service programs wanting to end their year on the sands of Daytona Beach.