Best Sapper Competition 2018 | 14 - 20 April 2018
Fort Leonard Wood, MO
Background: The Best Sapper Competition began in 2005 as a means for service members to show off their skills.
The premier U.S. Army Engineer competition that tests competitors and showcases engineer capabilities IOT build esprit de corps, increase SLC marketing efforts, and educate Maneuver Commanders on the engineer assets that exist within their formation and the Engineer Regiment.
Intent: The competition's concept is to not only determine the next "Best Sapper" team in the United States Armed Forces, but to challenge and test the service members' knowledge, physical prowess and mental fortitude.
Scope: A three day competition that consists of 50 Teams, 50+ Miles, 50+ Hours and 1 Winner
The Best Sapper Competition began in 2005 as a means to showcase the skills of the Engineer Regiments Elite Sapper Leaders.
The three-day competition is open for two Person teams of Army or Marine Engineer MOS competitors in the grades of E4 and above. A team must consist of two members that have graduated the Sapper Leader Course. Any unit desiring an exception to the established eligibility must submit exceptions through the Sapper Leader Course and approved by USAES.
The competition's concept is to not only determine the next "Best Sapper" team, but to challenge and test the service members' knowledge, physical prowess and mental fortitude.
The competition showcases the Army's elite Soldiers in combat engineering military occupation specialties.