Military Excellence Competition (MEC)

The Villanova Naval ROTC battalion will be hosting another great year of its Annual Military Excellence Competition (MEC). For over Fifty years ROTC programs and Academies from around the country have attended, making for a competitive and exciting weekend.


The MEC is comprised of three different categories of competition; drill, athletics, and combat skills events.


The 2018 MEC will be held on 14 April 2018.

*Deadline EXTENDED 

Deadline to Register for the MEC is now 6 April 2018.


Registering for the MEC:

Register for events by clicking on the link:

*Failure to include school name when registering will result in registration becoming void.

For Step by Step Directions on how to use Villanova Tix see below:


Please find attached below the SOPs for the Drill, Athletics, and Combat Skills events as well as the Drill Card.


Each MIDN is required to fill out Appendix B of the 2018 Wavier pdf displayed below if participating. Each MIDN must bring Appendix B of the 2018 Wavier pdf on the day of the competition. Failure to do so will void participation in the 2018 Villanova MEC.


More Information:

For any additional information or questions please contact:

Drill Meet Officer MIDN 2/C Michelle Mathews by email at

Assistant Drill Meet Officer MIDN 3/C Dalton Smart by email at             

Additional details and updates can be found at the MEC Facebook page: MEC Facebook Page               

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