Career Fair at the Norwegian Foot March & Trail Run

A sponsorship opportunity to connect with some exceptional candidates in a one-of-a-kind career fair setting on Friday, April 12th and Saturday, April 13th


The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) is partnering with the University of Minnesota Army ROTC Program for their annual signature event – the Norwegian Foot March & 30K Trail Run – on Friday, April 12, and Saturday, April 13, in Arden Hills, MN. This 5th annual event allows Servicemen, Cadets, and Midshipmen an opportunity to earn a prestigious military badge for a rigorous timed ruck march and other participants to compete in a concurrent 30K trail run at the Arden Hills Army Training Site (4761 Hamline Avenue N, Arden Hills, MN 55112).   More information is available at


We have crafted a career fair to coincide with the pre- and post-event Norwegian Foot March activities that will be of interest to your firm.  More than 750 participants will take part in this event, and more than 500 of them are expected to be military service members, Army or Air Force Cadets, or Navy or Marines Midshipmen.  The candidates your recruiting team will meet will be:



The Career Fair will take place on the drill floor inside the National Guard Armory, and the hours are:



There are $250, $500, and $1,000+ sponsorships available. AUSA is seeking a $500 Career Fair sponsorship for this opportunity.   In addition to the unprecedented access to the talent pool on-site, sponsorships of more than $500 include:



We hope you can consider this opportunity to meet some incredible candidates suited for future careers in the defense industry.  Please get in touch with AUSA Vessey Chapter Vice President Kevin Olson at 651-212-0573 or to coordinate the details.  More information about the race is at, and more information about our Minnesota AUSA chapter is at