Unit Level and Intramural Sports Programs
Installation Army Sports programs provide Soldiers an opportunity to participate in a full range of individual and team sports. Emphasis is placed on unit participation at the intramural level - with instruction, practice and competition planned for all skill levels.
Through interesting, challenging, and enjoyable individual and team sports, Installation Sports programs enhance group morale and the development of a high state of mental and physical well being; assists in the development of the vital assets of teamwork and the will to win, confidence, and agressiveness; and compliments the required unit physical training program.
Higher Level Competitions
Army personnel, including National Guard and Reserve Components Soldiers are eligible (with their commander's concurrence) to participate in the Army's All Army Sports Program. This program conducted by the Army's Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Programs, provides an opportunity for soldiers to train and compete at the highest level their personal athletics skills allow.
Participation begins with the Soldier submitting an application, and if accepted will be invited to attend the Army Trial Camp. If selected, participation could lead to the Armed Forces, national and/or international sports competitions, to include international military competition in the Conseil Internationale du Sport Militare (CISM), as well as the Pan American and Olympic Games. Participation is not a change in MOS but a temporary one to three month opportunity to excel in their sport.
The Army currently conducts trial camps and championships in the following sports: basketball (men and women), boxing (men and women), bowling (men and women), golf (men and women), marathon (men and women), soccer (men and women), softball (men and women), taekwondo (men and women), volleyball sand/floor (men and women), wrestling (men and women), rugby (men), cross country (men and women), Army Ten Miler team (men and women), and triathlon (men and women).