National Competitions and Events


U.S. Army National Raider Championships

  • When: 2-4 Nov 2018
  • Where: Molena, GA
  • Description: The U.S. Army JROTC Raider National Championships continue to lead the way in showcasing many of the finest, most hard working Army JROTC Raider teams in the Nation. The Raider Nationals Weekend annually attracts many of the best male, female and mixed Army JROTC Raider teams in the country. The best of the best Army JROTC programs compete within the two-day U.S. Army JROTC Raider National Championship. For all-service Raider teams including Freshmen Army Raider teams or smaller programs unable to qualify to compete for the Army Championship, the one-day All-Service Raider Challenge Championships are held on Friday, the day prior to the Army Championships. The Army JROTC "Raider Nationals" serve as the official Army Championship for the top Raider program Nationally. This event continues to give the Army the huge spotlight on their best and brightest in the world of Raider.
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Air Rifle

  • Service Championships: 7-9 Feb 2019, Phoenix, AZ
  • Service Championships: 15-17 Feb 2019, Camp Perry, OH
  • Service Championships: 15-17 Feb 2019, Anniston, AL
  • National JROTC Championship: 21-23 Mar 2019, Anniston, AL
  • Description: All JROTC Units that are eligible to compete in air rifle marksmanship through their respective Cadet Commands are invited to participate in the 2018-2019 JROTC Air Rifle Postal Competition. This official program provides information to guide your unit’s participation. The JROTC Postal gives all Cadets who participate in air rifle marksmanship an opportunity to experience a National-level competition, fired at their unit’s home range. In addition to providing your unit with a National ranking, results from this competition will be used to select the JROTC unit teams and at-large individuals that will be invited to participate in the Regional JROTC Service Championships in February 2019. Teams/individuals may then qualify to compete in the National JROTC Championship in March 2019.
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USACC National High School Drill Team Championships

  • When: 28-30 Mar 2019
  • Where: Richmond, VA
  • Description: Army JROTC schools motivated to attend should contact their Brigade reps to learn how they can be nominated to be a part of the excitement.
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CyberPatriot

  • When: 7-11 Apr 2019
  • Where: Baltimore, MD
  • Description: CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program. At the center of CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. The competition puts teams of high school and middle school students in the position of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company. In the rounds of competition, teams are given a set of virtual images that represent operating systems and are tasked with finding cybersecurity vulnerabilities within the images and hardening the system while maintaining critical services in a six hour period. Teams compete for the top placement within their state and region, and the top teams in the nation earn all-expenses paid trips to Baltimore, MD for the National Finals Competition where they can earn national recognition and scholarship money.
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National JROTC Fitness Challenge Championships

  • When: 2-5 May 2019
  • Where: Daytona Beach, FL
  • Description: 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. 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!
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JROTC Leadership & Academic Bowl (JLAB)

  • Level I (Army Leadership & Army Academic):
    • Level I of the Army JROTC Leadership & Academic Bowl is delayed until further notice.
  • Level II:
    • 1-15 Feb 2019
  • Level III Championship:
    • 21-25 Jun 2019
  • Where: Washington, DC
  • Description: Participate in the Leadership Bowl and your team may win the opportunity to compete in the Leadership Championship (JLAB) in Washington, DC!
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National High School Drill Team Championship ("The Nationals")

  • When: 9-15 Jul 2019
  • Where: Daytona Beach, FL
  • Description: The NHSDTC remains the oldest, largest and finest all-service drill & ceremony competition annually assembled in sunny Daytona Beach, Florida. Sponsored for decades by the U.S. Army Cadet Command, "the Grand Nationals" as this legendary event has grown to be recognized features school-aged drill & ceremony units of all ability levels and from all of the four service branches.
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National Drills Camp

  • When: 2019 Date TBD
  • Where: College Station, TX
  • Description: The people of the SNIYF have worked tirelessly with the Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force JROTC HQs and over 1,000 JROTC programs for well over 25 years. These groups support our mission with both the youngsters and the program instructors that attend as our mission parallels their own so closely.
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