The Brigade Ranger Challenge is the Army ROTC Varsity Sport. Teams form early in the semester and train rigorously nearly every morning of the week. This competition is conducted over two days on a non-tactical course. The mission is to challenge Cadets' mental and physical toughness and to develop leadership while fostering teamwork and esprit-de-corps. Teams participate in nine graded events. (Information taken from Ranger Challenge).
As the winning team, Cal Poly participated in the finals on April 12-13 which included 49 teams representing 13 international military academies, 16 ROTC programs, and three U.S. service academies. The 51st competition, took place Cal Poly placed 21st overall, and 4th within the ROTC programs.