Competitors & Attendees


Registration Deadline: September 1, 2023

The 2023 Bivouac and National Cavalry Competition will be held at historic Fort Reno, OK, headquarters for the U.S. Cavalry Association, from Wednesday to Saturday, September 27 – 30. We look forward to seeing all members and competitors for this annual gathering.  

Health Certificate and Coggins required. 

Contact Bill 970.663.6881 or 970.214.8624 to reserve stalls/pens.

Dry camping only at Fort Reno. No RV hookups or electricity available.

Host Hotels:

Fairfield by Marriott, 1501 Domino Drive, El Reno, OK 73036, (405.295.1811).


Home 2 Suites by Hilton 1528 SW 27th Street,  El Reno, OK 73036,  (405.295.2990).


Identify yourself with the U.S. Cavalry Association for a special rate before August 31, 2023.

Social Events: 

Thursday – Dinner

Friday – Punchbowl Ceremony/Dinner and Silent Auction

Saturday – Breakfast at the tent and Membership Meeting

                 – Dinner and Awards Presentation

Competition Events:

Wednesday: Wheeled Horse, Military Horsemanship and Major Howze Competition.

Thursday:  Combat Horsemanship and Mounted Saber.

Friday:  William Steinkraus Military Field Jumping and Paul Scholtz Mounted Pistol Competition.

Saturday:  Unit demonstrations, Bolté Cup Competition and Pass in Review.

Want to mail in your registration with cash or check?

Competition Rules