Information briefings are for parents or guardians and their teens 16-18 years old. You will learn all about the Texas Challenge Academy and there will be a question/answer session. There will also be a mandatory screening for new applicants who are ready to be interviewed for the program. The parent or guardian will review the application and documentation for completeness with a TCA staff member at the screening as well. Applicants must wear gray sweat pants, a white t-shirt tucked in, white socks, and some kind of athletic shoes. Because of the large crowds at these events, we ask that attendance be restricted to the applicant, parents/guardians and the mentor. We encourage all mentors to attend the training which will be from 9:00 - noon.
HOUSTON AREA INFORMATION BRIEFING & SCREENING
INFORMATION BRIEFING -THURSDAY, MARCH 27th, 11:00 am-12:20 pm –AMERICAN LEGION #490, 11702 Old Galveston Road, Houston, TX 77503. This briefing starts at 11:00 am sharp and school excuses will be provided for students.
MANDATORY SCREENING - SATURDAY, APRIL 5th, 8:30 am - 2:00 pm NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY, 2917 San Augustine in Pasadena, TX 77034. Mentor training will be from 9:00 am - noon.
DALLAS AREA INFORMATION BRIEFING & MANDATORY SCREENING
SATURDAY, APRIL 5th, 8:30 am - 2:00 pm - NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY, 599 Camden Rd, Grand Prairie. Mentor training will be from 9:00 am - noon.
HOW TO APPLY:To start the application process, click “How to Apply” and then click “Cadet Pre-App” - fill out this online form and submit. After you submit the Cadet Pre-App, the 3-part application: Cadet App/Medical App/Mentor Appcan be downloaded and printed. Note: It is no longer necessary to take the drug test as part of the medical application. Applications can also be e-mailed to you by your recruiter. (See list below). As you complete each part, fax it in to Anita Vela at (432) 836-4649 or scan to firstname.lastname@example.org.
TCA RECRUITERS –
For questions and information, please contact one of the following recruiters: