Best Warrior Competition

April 25-28, 2024

The Competition

A Citizen-Soldiers skills are the foundation on which the rest of the Oklahoma Army National Guard's strength is built upon.

This multi-day competition pushes participants to their limits, testing their physical fitness, tactical proficiency and mental agility. From rigorous obstacle courses to marksmanship assessments, each competition category embodies the spirit of the warrior ethos.

As Guardsmen compete in various events, they not only demonstrate their individual capabilities but also foster camaraderie and esprit de corps. The stakes are high, as the Soldiers chosen as the Soldier of the Year and NCO of the Year will go on to represent Oklahoma in the National Guard Region V Best Warrior Competition.

The tasks featured in the competition are taken from the Expert Soldier Badge testing and grading criteria, TR 672-9, TP 672-9, TC 3-22.9, AR 600-9, ATP 7.22.01, AR 670-1, TC 7-21.13 Soldier’s Guide, and TC 7-22.7 Noncommissioned Officer Guide.   

The Events

Army Combat Fitness Test
Weapons Qualification
12-mile Road March
Army Warrior Tasks
Day and Night Land Navigation
Known Distance Range
Board Appearance

Command Responsibilities

Ensure Competitors meet all eligibility criteria per the MOI for TY24 BWC. Commanders should integrate test events into individual and collective training programs into Training Calendars. Commanders develop Sustainment and Physical Fitness Training to improve Readiness focusing on AWT task to ensure Soldiers properly prepared for individual testing stations that they will be tested on.

2024 Competition Schedule

Day 1 - Thursday, April 25
  • In-Processing
Day 2 - Friday, April 26
  • ACFT
  • Road March
Day 3 - Saturday, April 27
  • Army Warrior Task
​Day 4 - Sunday, April 28
  • Board Appearance
  • Awards Ceremony

Android/iOS App resources not sponsored by the Oklahoma National Guard

Army Warrior Tasks - iOS
Army Leaders Smart Card App - Android
Promotion Ready - Army - Android
Army Combat Lifesaver - iOS
ACFT - Android & iOS