National Best Warrior Competition 2024
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F-35s will be taking off at night Tuesday, July 23 to Friday, July 26

The Vermont Army National Guard is excited to host the 2024 National Best Warrior Competition at Ethan Allen Firing Range in Jericho.

Schedule of Events

  • 1-2 Aug: Travel 
  • 3 Aug: M4 Zero and Pistol Familiarization, Mountain Skills Training, Evening Social 
  • 4 Aug: Timed Ruck March, M4 Qualification, M17 Qual, M249 Qual, Historical Weapons, m240B Night Fire with Thermals, Night Ruck Move with Rope Bridge Crossing
  • 5 Aug: Ruck March, M4 Known Distance Range, M320 Range, Warrior Task Stations, Mountain Skills Training (Not Graded)
  • 6 Aug: Ruck March, Land Navigation, Biathlon Run / Shoot M4 W/.22 Conversion Kit)
  • 7 Aug: ACFT, Appearance Boards
  • 8 Aug: Final 14 Mile Ruck March (Morning), Historical Recovery Trip, Awards Banquet/Closing Ceremony
  • 9 Aug: Travel

This event is not open to the public, and there is registration required to attend. Only competitors will be provided billeting.

DVs should register for ceremonies and special events through the Vermont National Guard Enlisted Association (

Competitor Registration

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  • Date & Location

    01-09 August 2024
    Ethan Allen Firing Range
    100 Lewis Chapel Rd
    Jericho, VT 05465

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