Cadet Competition

Southeast Region Cadet CompetitionRegion Cadet Competition
Showcasing the best from each wing, the Southeast Region Cadet Competition (SERCC) is the final competition selection level before the National Cadet Competition.  The winning drill and color guard team will represent the Southeast Region as they compete for the national prize.  
 
The Southeast Region Cadet Competition is an annual event in which cadet color guard teams and cadet drill teams compete to represent the Southeast Region at the National Cadet Competition. The event consist of many areas of competition, from military drill performances, to athletic challenges, to academic evaluation.


 
 

Eligibility

Cadets

  • Must have completed achievement one
  • Must be on eServices at the time of the competition and be safety compliant.
  • Cadets 18 and over must have completed Cadet Protection Policy Training (CPPT)

Senior Members

  • Must have completed level one and Cadet Protection Policy Training (CPPT)
  • Must be on eServices at the time of the competition and be safety compliant.
  • Must be at least 25 years old.

Event Details

 When & Where

10 - 12 March 2017
Patrick AFB, Melbourne, FL
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 Competition Fee

Cadets
  • $15.00 per person
  • Fee Satuday Box Lunch
Escorts
  • $15.00 per person
  • Fee includes Saturday Box Lunch 
 
No shows will not be afforded a refund. ***This year Southeast Region is financially contributing $250.00 to each team to help with any competition related costs.  Once team is registered, the Region will transfer funds to the wing for each teams. Contact your Wing FM for more information.***

 Registration Process

Complete Online Team Registration, & email Team Roster no later than 20 February 2017.

Staff Applications

Staff members will be needed to support the competition in areas such as: judges, test proctors, time keepers, recorders, line judges, event marshallers, panel quiz moderator, photographers, and other duties. If you have a preference, please state so in an email to tommiller817@gmail.com. Please include those areas you are willing to help out with as well as a short resume of your experience with cadet competition so that appropriate placement can be made.

 Lodging Information

Hotel accommodations have been arranged at the below rates per night for all Civil Air Patrol members. Teams are responsible for their own reservations and payments.  Be sure to use the reservation code CAP.                  
 
Candlewood Suites ($109.00 per night)
2930 Pineda Plaza Way
Melbourne, FL 32940
Phone 321-821-9009
 
Holiday Inn ($110.00 per night)
8298 N. Wickham Road
Melbourne, FL 32940
Phone: 305-255-0077

 Check-In

Team participants and staff will check in no earlier than 1730 hrs and no later than 2000 hrs 10 March 2017 at the lobby of the Candlewood Suites. Members checking in must be in uniform as prescribed above and have their CAP Membership Card, Form 32 and CAPF 161 on them.

Meals

Friday - No Meals will be provided
Saturday - Breakfast will be available for a small fee at the base dining facility (not included in fee)
                  Box Lunch will be provided (included in fee)
                 Dinner will be available for a small fee at the base dining facility (not included in fee)
Sunday - Breakfast will be available for a small fee at the base dining facility (not included in fee)
               The activity will be completed prior to lunch.

 Uniform of the Day

Friday – Team shirts (or casual t-shirt of good taste) and blue jeans
Saturday - Each team will be given a schedule of events at the time of check-in.  This schedule of events will be used to determine what uniform will be worn during the event.Sunday - Each team will be given a schedule of events at the time of check-in.  This schedule of events will be used to determine what uniform will be worn during the event. Short sleeve blue shirt combination with ribbons and ties/tie-tabs for the awards ceremony.
 
Advisory  The proper wear of the uniform is paramount during this in-residence school.  Please take time to insure your uniform is in good serviceable condition and an accredit to you, your classmates, and the Civil Air Patrol to avoid any embarrassment.  If you have any concerns or questions, refer to CAPM 39-1, CAP Uniform Manual or contact a resident adviser. No casual wear, CAP polo combinations, BDUs, or Flight Suits will be permitted.

 Equipment List

SERCC will provide teams with the following items for each team to use for events.
  • Flag poles
  • Stands
  • Rifles
  • Flags
Teams may bring their own equipment to practice and warn up, but will use the Region provided equipment for events.

Spectator Procedures

  • Teams may bring spectators but are the full responsibility of the team and should be listed on the team roster. Each Team will need to provide Date of Birth, CAPID (if a member), and State Driver’s License number/state of issuance for all Spectators is required. If Spectators are from outside of Florida additional information may be required for base access. 

Team Responsibilities

 The teams are responsible for the following:

  1. Transportation to/from and during activity.
  2. A TEAM escort for all cadets, in accordance with the CPPT for overnight activities.
  3. Follow all CAP regulatory publications.
  4. Conduct of all members of their team, sponsors, and spectators.
  5. Conduct, lodging, and any other questions/comments from their Spectators.

 Transportation
Advisory Transportation to and from such activity is not the responsibility of CAP and is provided "as available”.  Transportation during the activity will NOT be provided. Privately owned vehicles (POVs) traveling to or from such activity is performed solely at the risk of the individual CAP members and their passengers.CAP assumes no right of control, liability or responsibility for such transportation (reference CAPR 77-1, Operation and Maintenance of Civil Air Patrol Vehicles, para 1-8 b.). 


 Special Notice
The location of this activity is scheduled to take place on an active US Air Force Base.  Due to the nature of real world events, participation on a military installation can change as this Civil Air Patrol activity is considered a non-priority event.   Although unlikely, it is possible that our facilities at the planned installation will become unavailable to us with short notice.  The event staff will work towards providing an alternate location should such an scenario occur. 
 
Students are not permitted to use tobacco products of any kind during academic duty hours. Students are also prohibited from using tobacco at any time while in uniform. Students will use tobacco only in designated tobacco areas.

Inquires

Forward all questions, comments to Major Tom Miller at tommiller817@gmail.com.

 
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