Eligibility & Qualifications

In order to compete in the World Drill Championships (WDC), you must be a high school graduate and at least 18 years of age.



Qualifications


While all drillers compete in the same categories, registration for WDC is broken into two class: Open Registration and Invited/Qualified Registration.

Open

Open Registration is open to any and all drillers who wish to compete at WDC

Register

Qualified

Competitors who have been invited to WDC or qualified at a regional meet

Register


Why Qualify?


Qualified and Invited competitors receive:

  • Discounts¬†to their WDC registration
  • A more favorable competitive time slot on the day of ¬†competition

If you are an Invited Driller, you will need to return you invitation at the time of registration. In the event that you have lost your invitation, your invitation is rescinded and you will have to qualify for discounted registration or you may enter via Open Registration.



How to Qualify


In order to qualify, you must compete at one of WDC’s Regional on Online Qualifiers. These events are listed in Qualifiers section. You are considered a Qualified Driller if you achieve one of the following at the designated events:

  • Earn 50% of the maximum points possible on the scoresheets (if there are less than 10 competitors)
  • Place in the top 33% of the qualifying roster at that event (if there are more than 10 competitors)


How to be invited


10423676_533200646822383_7098735989736171431_nWorld Competitors (past and present) as well as designated WDC officials around the world are bestowed with the authority to invite drillers as they see fit. These officials can often be found at local and regional drill meets around the country, searching for potential world competitors who possess the skill and attitude to compete at the highest professional level.

If you receive an official invitation from any of these individuals, you are consider an invited competitor and will receive the privileges afforded to all qualified and invited world competitors.

If you are an Invited Driller, you will need to return you invitation at the time of registration. In the event that you have lost your invitation, your invitation is rescinded and you will have to qualify for discounted registration or you may enter via Open Registration.