CFA -> PFT (?)

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  1. ORD1812

    ORD1812 Member

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    I hopped on the ROTC application a bit later than others, I think, but I just wanted to check something. Can I use my USMA CFA for my AROTC PFT? By having my R/C send them to the ROTC command or something like that?
     
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    Unless they changed something since I applied in 2017, nope. The AROTC PFA is a different test (1 min push-ups, 1 min sit-ups, 1 mile run). You could ask just to double-check, though.
     
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  3. AROTC-dad

    AROTC-dad Moderator 5-Year Member

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    No. Army ROTC does not accept the CFA.

    Army ROTC accepts either the PFA (noted above) or the APFT for the HS national scholarship application.
     
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  4. ORD1812

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    All right, thanks for the info!
     
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    From the FAQ pdf available on the Additional Information section of your portal:

    "Can I use my CFA (Candidate Fitness Assessment from West Point or one of the other Service Academies?) Yes, you may; however, you are awarded points based off your scores on your Army ROTC Fitness Assessment. The Army ROTC Fitness Assessment only requires 1 minute of pushups and curl-ups; therefore, if you want to use your CFA, we must divide your pushup and modified sit-up scores in half. This is not in your favor. See the PFA section of the Additional Information page."
     
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  7. rayrotc

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    I'd strongly recommend doing the PFA. It's one minute of everything and with that you don't really have to Pace yourself. You can just go all out.