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Best in the West SWAT Competition

Published on: 8/11/2014 9:46 AM
September 18th-19th, 2014
On behalf of Sheriff Laurie Smith and the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team, we are proud to present the 2014 Best in the West Invitational S.W.A.T. Competition. The event will be held at the Sheriff’s Office Range in South San Jose on Thursday and Friday, September 18th and 19th of 2014.     
This years Best in the West will consist of six events over two intensive days. Each course is designed to test team’s physical abilities, marksmanship and fundamental tactics in both individual and team events.
Teams will consist of six operators and one optional alternate this year.  Space will be limited to the first thirty teams to reserve space.  As a result, only one team per agency will be allowed to participate.
The registration deadline is 8/8/2014. Best in the West is an invitational event open to full-time law enforcement tactical units only.  We send out invitations every year to teams who have participated in the past. If you are interested in being part of this event, please send an email to