Do I have to be a Scout to participate in the event? World Scouting 25 September 2020 02:58 No, JOTA-JOTI is open to anyone wishing to participate! The programme of JOTA-JOTI is not specific to only Scouts and is inclusive for all young people to enjoy and connect together. All you need to do is sign up as instructed. Related articles How old do I have to be to join the event? I have tried to sign up but my access is denied? My National Scout Organization is closed, how can I participate? How can I get my Certificate of Participation? Do I need to sign up to join the activities? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.