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Military Competitions Office

Military Competitions Office

The National Guard Bureau sponsors a Military Competitions Program that allows National Guard members to compete in Department and Outside Continental United States (OCONUS) competitions representing the National Guard Bureau. The program encompasses four types of events: marathon, marksmanship, biathlon and parachuting. Nebraska, Arkansas, Vermont and Rhode Island, respectively, provide event coordinators.

Mission Statement

The mission statement of the Military Competitions Office is to advise the Chief, National Guard Bureau; establish policy and guidance for administration of competitive sports and integrate sports activities Guard-wide. Starting at the novice level, which supports opportunities for Army / Air National Guard athletes to reach the highest levels of amateur competition.

Levels of Competition

Ever wonder how those Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard personnel end up in the Olympics? They've made it through many levels of competition to be Olympic contenders.

All Army Sports Application Process

How to become the next Champion. First determine your eligibility to participate in amateur sports. Find the forms, instruction and information to get started in competitive sports.

World Class Athlete Program (WCAP) Standards

Current and upcoming Army WCAP selection standards for competitions. Participate and represent the National Guard.

NGB Marksmanship Training and Competitive Programs All Levels

Begin your journey to marksmanship excellence with the National Guard Marksmanship Training Center (NGMTC), home to the only unit dedicated to the National Guard’s marksmanship school and competition programs. NGMTC hosts national and international marksmanship competitions, including the Army’s largest weapons competition, Winston P. Wilson (WPW) and Armed Forces Skill at Arms Meeting (AFSAM).