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U.S. Air Force
Open Drill Nationals


Welcome to the Air Force Nationals spectator website. Here you will find specific information of value to you as someone coming to watch the teams compete. Again, the event is not advertised for security reasons as open to the general public. However, non-competing JROTC cadets, instructors, parents, administrators and others wishing to come to the event as spectators ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED TO ATTEND AT NO ENTRY COST.

There is no assigned seating and you are welcome to sit where you like to watch the event in the comfortable raised seating. With the event being held on a Saturday, traffic in the surrounding streets and highways is expected to be relatively light, however leave in plenty of time to park and get inside the facility.

  • All ineligible, non-competing cadets must wear civilian attire (not in a military uniform).
  • All non-competing cadets must maintain adult supervision at all times while inside the facility.
  • Please do not "wander" the facility - often we have rented only a portion and are not allowed access to other parts.
  • We wish to be welcome guests so PLEASE leave your areas CLEANER than how you found it.

SNI has produced these internet documents below to better allow spectators to attend. All schools looking to improve their drill team or just to watch some of the finest Air Force armed and unarmed drill teams in the world are strongly encouraged to attend.

Below, you will find detailed information for the AF Nationals. This will include things to do, direction information, parking charges that may be charged, etc. Reading through these will allow you to make your trip safer and more organized.

The competition is held at the Nutter Center on the campus of Wright State University (address: 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435) The event site is nearby the must-see National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, home of the largest and finest aviation & space related collection of equipment ever assembled! The facility maintains easy access and fixed raised seating for several thousand people inside where the competition is held. Concessions and vendors will be on hand. The Nutter Center website maintains excellent driving directions from all points. PAID PARKING WILL NOT be in effect.

Below, you will find detailed links of information. Reading through these will allow you to make your trip safer and more organized.

Area Housing Information
General info on area billeting that welcomes quality JROTC groups

Competition Paperwork HQ
Competition Floor Diagrams, Scoresheets, Rules & Regs, etc.

FINAL Competition Event Schedule
Planned Day Schedule to assist with planning buses, meals, arrival and departure times, etc. - will change slightly due to number of entries

Competition School Start Times
Specific Events & Times for the schools to compete

Current List of Competing Schools
Updated every few weeks beginning in January and throughout the Spring

Official Event Program
Maintains the official shirt art, FINAL Schedule of Events, Complete Roster of Attending Schools, and Bio of Guest Speaker

Area Things To Do Voted By
When not watching or performing on the drill floor, take time to see some of the area's best sites

Basic Event Security Overview
Current risk assessment and safety overview from Event Manager Sports Network International

Remember, if your school cannot attend, hundreds of event photos will be shot from the competition and posted to the website immediately following the event, as well as complete top-to-bottom scoring results for all schools in all events. We are thrilled that schools have taken an overwhelming interest in the event.

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Tons of action photos can be seen on the
official Air Force Nationals Facebook Page
Like the page while you are there
and see all of the action live from the event!

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- Sports Network International

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