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Knot NinjaTwice(ish) each year, we hold a competition to find out who can tie the 8 basic Scouting knots the fastest. Each patrol sends the member who is best at tying knots to represent their patrol in a tie-off. The winner is designated "Knot Ninja" - an honor held for six months and designated by a special black rope that is worn by the Ninja alone. Past Ninjas are recognized with a special red/blue/black rope, a permanent honor, and listed in the Hall of Fame below.
Current Knot Ninja: Caspian T (Phoenix patrol) - Summer 2021
Knot Ninja Hall of Fame
2021:Summer - Caspian T (Jackalope Patrol)
2020:Winter - Keagan N (Phoenix patrol)
2018:Winter - Joshua H (Phoenix patrol)
2017:Summer - Hunter MB (Phoenix patrol)Winter - Charlie Appel (Spartan patrol)
2016:Summer - Ethan H (Spartan patrol)Winter - Sean C (Spartan patrol)
2015:Fall - Jacob Brown (Jackalope patrol)Spring - Brandon West (Wolverine patrol)
2014:Spring - Ben Lobdell (Jackalope patrol)
2013:Fall - Craig Robertson (Jackalope patrol)Spring - Seth Wolkey (Phoenix patrol)
Knot Quest: Gold Rope Earners
The gold rope is the crowning accomplishment of the the Troop 400 Knot Quest. Before testing for your gold rope, you must first earn the red rope (8 basic Scouting knots) and the blue rope (6 lashings).
Troop 400 Gold Rope Earners
Joshua H (Phoenix patrol) - June 2020
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