2018 Cadet Ball - General Information
1. The Cadet Ball will be held at the Town and Country Resort Hotel in the Atlas Ballroom, Saturday, 17 March 2018, from 1800 until 2330. The Town and Country Resort Hotel is located in Mission Valley at the Hotel Circle exit. The cost is $55 per person. This price includes a formal dinner and dancing. Over 1,200 cadets will attend from SDUSD!
2. To purchase a ticket, go to the financial office and state you are buying a ticket(s) for the cadet ball. Cadets may only purchase one or two tickets (for themselves and one guest). Give your receipt to COL Johnson, 1SG Rice, SFC Negrete, or any Battalion Staff member. Please note that you must turn in your permission slip by Thursday, March 1. Tickets are on sale now until Friday, March 2, 2018. Only 100 tickets are available for Kearny High School. After March 1st if we have sold all of our tickets, others may be available from other schools.
DO NOT WAIT - THEY SELL FAST! Purchase your tickets BEFORE March 1at!3. Only San Diego City School Cadets and their guests are authorized to attend the Ball. Any Cadet arriving without previously purchasing a ticket (receipt from financial office) will not be admitted. Only authorized Cadets and guests, in the proper uniform/attire, will be allowed to attend the Ball. This is a formal occasion. Strict adherence to the following dress code is required for admittance. Purchase of a ticket does not authorize entry unless you and your guest are properly dressed.
a. Male Cadets must wear the Service Dress Uniform, with a black bow tie. Remember to wear your name tag, JROTC rank, and ribbons with this uniform. HEADGEAR (COVERS) is not required and should not be brought to the Ball. THIS IS NOT A CLUB! INAPPROPRIATE DRESS = NO ENTRANCE. Also, we recommend that cadets do NOT wear any medals. They tend to come off during dancing!
b. Female Cadets are authorized to wear formal attire, BUT be sure that the outfit is neither too revealing nor provocative. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE RULES AND YOU WILL NOT BE ADMITTED TO THE DANCE.
c. Male guests must wear formal/semi-formal attire. NO MALE GUESTS WILL BE ADMITTED WHO IS NOT PROPERLY DRESSED. Attire also includes dress shoes-sneakers are NOT allowed. Although a bow tie is not required with the suit, a tie is mandatory. NO TIE, NO JACKET, NO ADMISSION. Formal wear is a tuxedo and semi-formal is a suit (matching coat and slacks). Jackets, sweaters, windbreakers, leather, etc., are not formal attire. CASUAL WEAR = NO ENTRANCE. COATS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES DURING THE BALL.
d. Minimum 2.0 GPA (including the Citizenship Grade) is required to attend.
4. The Cadet Ball is a school sponsored function and the following rules are mandatory.
a. Entrance to the Ball area will begin at 1730, so plan to arrive and be seated for dinner by 1800.
DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE 1730!
b. The front entrance will be closed at 2000 to form the Royal Court. Colors will be posted at 1900. No one will be admitted while the Colors or Court are being presented.
c. Cadets will leave the immediate Ball area to have pictures taken in the foyer. For re-admittance, they must show the “black light” hand stamp. No one will be re-admitted without this stamp.
d. Smoking or drinking intoxicating beverages are not permitted. The purchasing of Hotel rooms for an “after party” is not permitted.
e. Dancing begins at approximately 2045. Dancing will be appropriate for a military formal ball. SUGGESTIVE OR INAPPROPRIATE DANCING (Freaking) WILL CAUSE YOU TO LEAVE THE BALL.
f. You are responsible for the actions of your guest. If you or your guest do not follow the standards of Cadet policies, YOU WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE.
g. ONCE YOU LEAVE THE BUILDING, YOU MAY NOT RETURN.
5. The ball ends at 2330. Therefore you must make arrangements to leave the area at that time.
If you have any questions regarding Cadet Ball, please contact any of our members at email@example.com.
Cadet Ball 2018 - Event Schedule
Below is the schedule for this year's Cadet Ball:
At 1630, the Color Guard, Honor Guard, and cadets participating in the Arches will arrive for rehearsal.
At 1730, check-in begins for everyone.
At 1815, the ballroom opens to everyone.
At 1830, everyone must be checked in before this time.
YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO ENTER THE BALL PAST 1830 (6:30 PM).
At 1900, the Presentation of the Colors will start.
At 1915 - 2030, dinner will begin along with a guest speaker.
At 2030, the formation of the Royal Court will start.
At 2045, the presentation of the Royal Court will commence.
From 2100 - 2330, dancing will begin.
DANCING MUST BE APPROPRIATE, OTHERWISE, YOU WILL BE FORCED TO LEAVE THE PREMISES.
*PLEASE LET YOUR RIDES KNOW THAT CADET BALL WILL END AT 2330 (11:30 PM).
Cadet Ball Royal Court
Hello, cadets. Every year, our unit (school) attends Cadet Ball, a formal event where all thirteen units from the SDUSD Brigade come to celebrate. Each unit has their own Royal Court that consists of a queen, first attendant, and second attendant along with their escorts (who must also be a Kearny JROTC cadet). Please click on the button below to begin voting on the Royal Court that will represent our unit at Cadet Ball.
California NASP State Archery Tournament
On Saturday, February 17th, our Archery Team represented Kearny High at the California NASP State Archery Tournament hosted in Sacramento, California. Although this was a close match, our Komet Archers prevailed and won the tournament with 116 points ahead of Morse in second place. Congratulations to the Archery Team for winning the tournament with 2,984 points. Thank you to all of those who competed in this tournament.
- c/2LT Sunga
Cadet Ball 2018 Royal Court
Hello cadets! As you may know, Cadet Ball is coming up. Each unit (school) that is attending the event has their own Royal Court that consists of a queen, first attendant, and second attendant along with their escorts (who must also be a Kearny JROTC cadet). This year, selection of the Royal Court will be based upon LET level, grades, and paragraph about themselves. The nominees will be voted on by our Battalion's cadets.
1. Photo of Yourself (School Appropriate & Will be Presented on Ballot)
2. Paragraph about Yourself (Will be Presented on Ballot)
3. State Escort’s Name (Must be in the Kearny JROTC Program)
*Email Must Be Submitted by February 20, 2018 by 3:30 PM
Cadet Ball 2018
Cadet Ball is coming up! If you know you are attending, please make sure to put your name on the sign-up list. We hope to see you there!
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