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Fields of Friendly Strife

Fields of Friendly Strife is a competition-based program for units! Earn points and bragging rights for your unit by participating in sports, races, esports and more!

Scoreboard 2024-25

How it works: Active duty Service members and their families can participate in Fields of Friendly Strife events and earn points for their unit toward the FoFS Commander’s Cup, which will be presented at the end of the competition year by JBLM Leadership. 
How to register: Visit the Intramural Sports office located in Cowan Stadium or through JBLMraces.com.
 
There are two divisions: Brigade/Group and Battalion/Squadron. Service members and families receive points for participation for their unit in a wide variety of events that include: intramural sports, races, Warrior Zone programming, bowling, golf, etc. Events are hosted at a variety of locations to include Lewis Main, Lewis North and McChord Field.

2024 FoFS & Commander's Cup Calendar 

EVENT DATE LOCATION Participate Mileage Championship
CC Basketball Feb. 12–March 28 McChord Main
/Wilson/SFH
X   X
Esports Tournament Madden 24 Feb. 10 Warrior Zone X   X
Shamrock Run March 16 MWR Fest Tent X X  
CC Soccer March 11 –April 25 Lewis North Athletic Complex X   X
10-Miler March 30 Scouts Out
Gate
X X X
CC Softball May 6–June 27 Lewis North Athletic Complex X   X
Commander's Cup Trophy Presentation May 8 TBD X    
CC Golf May 8–June 21

Eagle's Pride/
Whispering Firs

X   X
Run to Remember May 23 MWR Fest Tent
/LNAC
X X  
Down & Dirty Trail Run July 20 Soldiers Field House X X  
CC Flag Football Aug. 12–Sept. 26 Lewis North Athletic Complex X   X
CC Volleyball Sept. 9–Oct. 24 Wilson/McChord
/Soldiers Field House
X   X
Awareness Run  Sept. 14 Heritage Park, McChord X X  
Armed Forces Softball Tournament Sept. 20–22  Lewis North Athletic Complex X    
CC 2-Miler Sept. 27 MWR Fest Tent/ Liggett X X X
Costume Dash Oct. 12 MWR Fest Tent      
CC Indoor Soccer Oct. 7– Nov. 22 McChord X   X
CC Bowling Oct. 9– Nov. 20 Bowl Arena Lanes X   X
CC Swim Meet Oct. 31 & Nov. 1 Soldiers Field House X   X
24th Army vs. Navy Game Dec. 13 Navy - Host      
wear blue Veterans Day Run Nov. 9 Front of Wilson Fitness Center  X X  
Run, Rudolph Run Dec. 7 MWR Fest Tent X X  

 

Points Types
Participation: 

Service members earn points for participation in individual events (1) and team events (10) and more points for top placement in competitive events. 

Commander Participation:
Unit commanders can earn 10 points by sending a “selfie” of their attendance at any Field of Friendly Strife events and emailing to JBLMfofs@army.mil.

Championship:
Service members earn additional points for team-based and individual competition. Teams winning first place overall receive 50 points for their unit, second place is 25 points. First-place individuals receive 7 points, second-place 5 points and third-place 3 points.

“Upon the fields of friendly strife are sown the seeds that on other days, on other fields, will bear the fruits of victory.”
– Gen. Douglas MacArthur

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