The Smith-Cotton High School JROTC will be hosting its 12th Annual Drill Championship competition on Saturday, that will consist of teams from 4 different states.

The drill meet will be held from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Schools will be coming from Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas to complete. The events include; Unarmed and Armed Regulation and Exhibition, Color Guard, and Individual Drill Down. Unarmed Regulation consists of a Platoon marching without rifles. While the Armed Regulation consists marching with rifles.

Exhibition consists of a Platoon marching with or without Rifles, while trying to impress the judge by using movements not typical to a normal drill routine.

Color Guard consists of a team presenting the National and State Colors. The drill championship competition will take place at Smith-Cotton High School.

Other highlights of the Smith-Cotton JROTC Drill Meet include a silent auction, and 50/50 raffle tickets.

The silent auction will include items from local businesses and many restaurants, in Sedalia.

All proceeds will benefit the Smith-Cotton High School JROTC program.

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