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Mardi Gras Drill Meet

Every year, Tulane's NROTC Battalion hosts one of the largest drill meets in the nation. Traditionally held on the Friday before Fat Tuesday, the battalion faces one of its most difficult tasks all year - meticulously planning, executing, and debriefing the Tulane NROTC Mardi Gras Drill meet. This year's event will be held on Friday, February 21, 2020 with events taking place throughout Tulane University's campus.

The drill meet will consist of the following events:

  • Platoon Inspection
  • Platoon Armed Basic Drill
  • Squad Basic Drill
  • Color Guard
  • Platoon Exhibition
  • Individual Exhibition

Registration for the 2020 Mardi Gras Drill Meet will open in November 2019. Please note, there will not be an early registration special discount this year.

For any other questions or concerns regarding the 2020 Mardi Gras Drill Meet please email MIDN 1/C Bryna Loranger ( and CC

We look forward to hosting you all here on our beautiful New Orleans campus!