July 17-21, 2023
In early November, the Planning Team for the 2023 NCTC Summer Showdown visited Gatlinburg to nail down the details for competitions and seminars. They also hosted a meeting for area law enforcement and brainstormed innovative new ideas to continuously improve the NCTC.
- We arranged for more rooms and locked in over 300 hotel rooms to be released on February 1.
- In January, we will release the Guidebook for the NCTC to permit planning and training.
- On February 1, we will open registration to Public Safety Cadets.
- On March 1, we will open registration to Other Youth Organizations.
- Registration will close on June 1 or when we reach maximum team capacity.
- We encourage early registration as we will sell out this event.
Plan to join us for the 2023 Summer Showdown in Gatlinburg, TN.
- Format similar to 2021
- We have engaged Gatlinburg area Local, State and Federal law enforcement to join us in hosting this event
- We are focused to ensure high quality education and training sessions for Cadets and Mentors
- Hundreds of hotel rooms have been set aside in Gatlinburg for our event- room block information will be released February 1, 2023
- When registration opens February 1st, we will guarantee a minimum number of events for each team
- The following events are planned (but not yet guaranteed) for 2023. Changes will be announced as these are confirmed.
- Active Shooter Response
- Arrest and Search
- Burglary in Progress
- Force Options
- Bike Policing
- High Risk Traffic Stops
- Human Trafficking
- Unknown Trouble
- Drill Team
- Public Safety Cadets will be offered a 30-day early registration period before other youth organizations.
- Opening event will be held the evening of July 17, 2023.
- Competitions will be held 0800-1700 July 18-19 and 0800-1500 July 20th.
- Awards Ceremony will be the evening of July 20th.
Dates to remember-
February 1, 2023 Early registration begins for PSC Members
March 1, 2023 Early registration begins for non-PSC Youth Organizations
May 1, 2023 Fees increase for late registrations
June 1, 2023 All registrations are closed
July 1, 2023 Refunds (less deposit) are no longer available
$50 Deposit required with registration (not refundable but can be transferred to another attendee)
Fees include $50 Deposit (not in addition to the Deposit)