What is Limit of Advance?

What is Limit of Advance?
Limit of Advance, or LOA, is a military-style obstacle course designed by two United States Army Infantry Drill Sergeants.  This is the only race designed from a military point-of-view.  LOA is an event that you register for and compete in.  

The Limit of Advance Spring 2016 event starts on the morning of Saturday, 01 October, 2016 at 1700 Army rd, Marseilles, IL 61341.


Ok, but what does Limit of Advance mean?
Limit of Advance or LOA, is a term that you use mainly when conducting battle drills.  Here is the military definition:  limit of advance (LOA) - An easily recognized terrain feature beyond which attacking elements will not advance. (See also probable line of deployment (PLD) and final coordination line (FCL).) See FMs 1-112, 7-7, 7-8, 7-10, 7-20, 7-30, 17-15, 17-95, and 71-123.


Who can sign up for the Limit of Advance event?
If your'e 18 or older and are up to the challenge of rucking with 35 lbs., struggling through military obstacles and culminating in a pistol and rifle qualification, then LOA might be for you.  Though LOA has a strong military influence and attracts a very large military/veteran crowd, this event is open to the public and anyone 18 or older can register.

Where is the Limit of Advance?
700 Army Rd, Marseilles, IL 61341​

What do I need to bring?
You'll want to bring a ruck with 35 lbs. of whatever in it.  We will provide you with the rest.  


Do I need to bring a pistol or a rifle?
No.  We provide both the weapons and the ammunition. Due to the competative nature of the event you must use the weapons we provide for the event. Privatly owned firearms will not be accepted.  


Is the shooting dangerous?
Shooting can be a safe and excited sport when proper safety procautions are taken,and  Drill Sergeants have a lot of experience on how to run a range effectively. There will be range safeties will be on site, so all proper precautions will be taken to ensure you have a safe but fun experience.  We will have one safety per shooter because there will be a lot of competitors moving around.


What should I expect when competing?
Expect a challenge that you will talk about for months.  If you are able to finish it.


Is there a prize for 1st place?
Yes.  The individual Elite 1st Place will win $1,000 plus an AR Rifle.  The winning Buddy Team will win 1911 Pistols.  The winning Fire Team will win Glock Pistols.


Can I compete as a team?
Yes, you can sign up to compete as a Buddy Team (2 Individuals) or as a Fire Team (4 Individuals)


Where do I go if I have questions?
You can contact us at anytime via email at contact@LimitofAdvance.com or give our parent company a call at 877-55-GRUNT / 877-554-7868 (Grunt Style LLC).