US Paratroopers

  1. Must be on military status (Title 10 or Title 32).
  2. Must be on Airborne Status (Hazardous Duty Orders (HDO)).
  3. Must be trained and qualified on MC-6 parachute system.
  4. Must have a minimum of 10 jumps.  Of those 10 jumps, at least one must be with the MC-6 parachute and be annotated on the training certification memorandum (Enclosure 3).
  5. All competitors must be on current status (HDO) and have jumped with the MC-6 parachute system within the last 365 days of the competition.

FINAL STEPS:  Fill out Enclosure 2 (Emergency Data Cards) and Enclosure 3 (Training Certification), and submit to the LEAPFEST Action Officer.​
​**NOTE:  The Training Certification Memorandum is to be approved and signed by a Lieutenant Colonel (O5, OF-4, or equivalent and higher) in their chain of command​, and submitted NO LATER THAN JUNE 30th.**


To register a team for LEAPFEST, please follow the steps below:

*Disclaimer – the International and US Team Registration Fee ($1,750 and $1,250 respectively for the entire team) is solely used to cover the cost of the competitor team package and all venues at social events. No part of the Registration Fee is used to cover the cost of lodging or chow, nor does it support any operational needs of the event/competition. Internationals Teams have an additional social event (International Welcome Dinner), which is reflected in the increased cost. The competitor team package ensures all team members receive any associated Leapfest SWAG and overall prizes for teams and individuals that place in the competition. Registration Fees are paid directly to the Leapfest Association, which is a non-profit organization which handles the ordering and purchasing of all Leapfest gear as well as the planning and execution of all social events. No members of the Leapfest Association are paid in any way, shape, or form. All funds are strictly used for the betterment of Leapfest events from one year to the next.

STEP 1:  Review the competitor participation requirements.  Then download the appropriate Registration Materials (The Memorandum of Instruction (MOI) and three enclosures).

US Team Registration Payment


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*Note - Some government networks may block access to the above documents/links from this site.  If you have any issue obtaining the MOI and Enclosures, please use a commercial network or contact the Leapfest Action Team directly, at:

US competitors are required to have conducted an MC-6 jump within 365 days of Competition Day (August 3, 2024).

​US competitors are also required to submit their Hazardous Duty Orders (HDO's) to the LEAPFEST Action Officer prior to JUNE 30th.

STEP 3:  Make payment through the appropriate portal below.  Ensure proper Team Number is entered in order to ensure payment is applied to the correct team.
**Payment should NOT be made until receiving confirmation of Registration and issuance of TEAM NUMBER from Leapfest staff member.  Please pay NLT than JUNE 30.

STEP 2:  Fill out ALL ENCLOSURES as completely as possible and attach a copy of hazardous duty orders (or service equivalent) and submit to
*You will receive a confirmation email from the LEAPFEST Action Officer assigning a Team Number.*