Service members interested in competing at Armed Forces Championships or as part of the U.S. Armed Forces Teams, you need to apply through your respective Service Sports Office.
Eligibility - Only Active Duty, U.S. Armed Forces personnel, to include Reservists and National Guard on active duty orders are eligible to participate in Armed Forces Championships and any subsequent higher-level competition. Any individual in an Officer Accession Program with the rank of Cadet or Midshipman (Academy or, ROTC) is not eligible for Armed Forces Championships nor any subsequent higher-level competition. Service Members in retired status are not eligible to compete in Armed Forces Championships, nor any subsequent higher-level competition.
Coast Guard personnel are authorized to participate with Navy teams in Armed Forces competitions. Navy and Marine Corps personnel may participate on the team of the Service where the athlete is assigned. This must be coordinated through the respective Service Sports Offices.
For Space Force personnel, please visit the Air Force Sports link to apply.
Click on your Service for your application procedures: