U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Jason Pacheco competes in the 50-meter breaststroke during the 2018 Marine Corps Trials swimming competition at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., March 24, 2018. The Marine Corps Trials promotes recovery and rehabilitation through adaptive sport participation and develops camaraderie among recovering service members (RSMs) and veterans. It is an opportunity for RSMs to demonstrate their achievements and serves as the primary venue to select Marine Corps participants for the DoD Warrior Games. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Drew Tech)

Marine Corps Trials

The Marine Corps Trials is an annual adaptive sport event involving more than 200 wounded, ill or injured Marines, Sailors, veterans and international competitors. It is held in the United States.

Participation in the Marine Corps Trials is open to recovering service members and veterans of all skill levels. Organised into three competing teams, participants represent Wounded Warrior Battalion-East, Wounded Warrior Battalion-West, and an international team of wounded warriors.

Participants have the opportunity to compete in archery, cycling, field, rowing, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track, and wheelchair basketball.

2019 information and how to try out for the 2019 Australian team is not yet available. Please check back or contact us.

Need help with funding to take part?

Please see our ‘Get Assistance’ page for more information on financial assistance available to help you start or continue competing.

Other competitive sports

Archery

Archery

Archery offers a range of options for participants including ‘Come N Try’ and OzBow. Activities range from low level social competition to more mainstream archery activities.

See Archery

Indoor Rowing

Indoor Rowing

Indoor rowing is a sport of endurance, power and speed. A rowing machine is used to simulate the action of rowing on water and the sport is best accessed through your local gym.

See Indoor Rowing

Invictus Games

Invictus Games

An international sporting event for wounded, injured and ill veteran and active service personal. The Invictus Games highlights the power of sport to inspire recovery and support rehabilitation.

See Invictus Games

Powerlifting

Powerlifting

Powerlifting is a strength competition focused on lifting as much weight as possible in a bench press. Competition is grouped into weight classes.

See Powerlifting

Warrior Games

Warrior Games

The Warrior Games is a multi-sport event for wounded, injured or ill service personnel and veterans organised by the United States Department of Defense.

See Warrior Games

Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair basketball is played according to able-bodied rules with some minor modifications.

See Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair Rugby League

Wheelchair Rugby League

Wheelchair Rugby League is a variation of Rugby League that welcomes athletes of all abilities.

See Wheelchair Rugby League

Wheelchair Rugby Union

Wheelchair Rugby Union

Wheelchair Rugby Union is a variation of Rugby Union for athletes with disabilities.

See Wheelchair Rugby Union

Wheelchair Tennis

Wheelchair Tennis

Wheelchair Tennis follows the able-bodied Tennis rules with some minor modifications.

See Wheelchair Tennis