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Alexis Rowbotham Awarded Michelle Owens Scholarship

2021-07-22T23:10:18-04:00

Cadets Arts & Entertainment is proud to announce that Color Guard Member Alexis Rowbotham has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the Michelle Owens Memorial Scholarship. "Michelle was a beautiful soul, and The Cadets is an organization that was very close to her heart," said Jeff Sacktig. "I'm thankful to the corps for allowing us to honor her in this special way," he said. The Michelle Owens Memorial Scholarship program was established through generous contributions by family and friends and seeks to continue Michelle's kindhearted, positive, and giving spirit by giving well-deserved support to the next generation of Cadets [...]

Alexis Rowbotham Awarded Michelle Owens Scholarship2021-07-22T23:10:18-04:00

Book Your Homecoming Weekend Hotel

2021-07-16T21:32:24-04:00

October 9-10, 2021, the Cadets Alumni Experience Committee will host a fabulous weekend of events near the corps' birthplace of Garfield, NJ. Alumni planning to attend are encouraged to stay in The Cadets' block of rooms at the Marriott Saddle Brook, located at 138 New Pehle Avenue, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663. Rooms are available Friday night, October 8; Saturday night, October 9; and Sunday night, October 10, for a rate of $129/night. The hotel’s room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 14.625%) in effect at the time of check-out. To book a room, guests MUST call [...]

Book Your Homecoming Weekend Hotel2021-07-16T21:32:24-04:00

Allentown Pre-Show Alumni Gathering

2021-07-15T11:19:10-04:00

ALLENTOWN PRE-SHOW ALUMNI GATHERING Where: The park across Linden Street from J. Birney Crum Stadium When: Saturday, August 7, 2021 Time: 4 - 7 p.m. If you're planning to attend DCI East this year, get there early and join us in the park! The Cadets Alumni Experience Committee will have a tent set up for alumni and their families and friends to gather before the show. Whether you're a seasoned tailgater or just stopping by on your way to the gate, you'll be glad you came! Chairs, blankets, food and beverages are encouraged. Look for Cadets and [...]

Allentown Pre-Show Alumni Gathering2021-07-15T11:19:10-04:00

2021 Hall of Fame Update

2021-07-12T16:41:24-04:00

The Nomination Period for The Cadets Hall of Fame Class of 2021 is now CLOSED. The Hall of Fame Committee will meet on Wednesday, July 13, to review the nominees and narrow the total nominees down to the maximum number of nominees allowed to be voted on in each category (Legacy, Classic and Contemporary). On Thursday, July 14, the final list of nominees for each category will be posted on The Cadets' website for the Public Comment Period, which will remain open from July 14-28, 2021. After reviewing the support for each candidate, the committee will again meet on Wednesday, [...]

2021 Hall of Fame Update2021-07-12T16:41:24-04:00

Send a Cadet a Care Package

2021-07-12T14:30:35-04:00

The order window for Care Packages with Love has closed. Thanks to everyone who sent a Cadet a Care Package this year! Care Packages Available for Order till July 11 The Cadets are teaming up with Care Packages with Love to offer custom care packages for our members this Spring Training. While The 2021 Cadets couldn't be happier to finally spend their days learning drill on the field, Spring Training can become a bit like Groundhog Day after a few weeks. Care Packages with Love makes it easy for you to surprise a Cadet with a little something special! [...]

Send a Cadet a Care Package2021-07-12T14:30:35-04:00

Homecoming 2021 Spotlight: Hugh Mahon

2021-07-17T10:27:44-04:00

2021 Homecoming Weekend: Legacy Luncheon Honoring Four Legendary Cadets As part of the 2021 Homecoming Weekend event series, The Cadets will hold a very special Legacy Luncheon at the gorgeous Venetian venue in Garfield, N.J. The Legacy Luncheon will feature a delicious menu paired with a high-end selection of wines, and will honor the legacies of four members of the corps' history. This week, we're shining a spotlight on one of those four: Hugh Mahon. Purchase tickets to Homecoming Weekend 2021. Hugh Mahon Hugh Mahon started his drum corps career in the late 1950s as a drum major for [...]

Homecoming 2021 Spotlight: Hugh Mahon2021-07-17T10:27:44-04:00

2021 Hall of Fame Nomination Process

2021-07-12T14:31:33-04:00

NOMINATIONS for THE CADETS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2021 are now open. It’s that time of year, when The Cadets family comes together to recognize outstanding individuals from our ranks who have given of their time and talent above and beyond the corps' standard. If you know someone who has made a significant, positive impact on The Cadets or any of its affiliate programs throughout the history of the organization, NOW IS THE TIME to submit your Nomination and Support Letters to halloffame@cadets.org. Nomination letters will be accepted during the two-week Nomination Period, from JUNE 27 – JULY 11. [...]

2021 Hall of Fame Nomination Process2021-07-12T14:31:33-04:00

Spring Training & Mail Drop Info

2021-06-30T10:23:56-04:00

OVERVIEW & HOUSING The Cadets will move into Spring Training on Monday, June 28, 2021. Check-in will begin in St. Anne Hall at 12 p.m. that day, followed by the Welcome Meeting and an evening rehearsal block. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for daily schedules, photos, and more! Anna Maria College is a private, Catholic, liberal-arts college located in Paxton, Mass. The campus is 20 minutes from Worchester, Mass. and an hour from Boston. The Cadets will be housed in an air-conditioned dorm on campus. PROTOCOLS The Cadets will follow all CDC guidelines and [...]

Spring Training & Mail Drop Info2021-06-30T10:23:56-04:00

Homecoming 2021 Spotlight: Anthony Bartello

2021-07-17T10:26:23-04:00

2021 Homecoming Weekend: Legacy Luncheon Honoring Four Legendary Cadets As part of the 2021 Homecoming Weekend event series, The Cadets will hold a very special Legacy Luncheon at the gorgeous Venetian venue in Garfield, N.J. The Legacy Luncheon will feature a delicious menu paired with a high-end selection of wines, and will honor the legacies of four members of the corps' history. This week, we're shining a spotlight on one of those four: Anthony Bartello. Purchase tickets to Homecoming Weekend 2021. ANTHONY “Bart” BARTELLO Cadet Years: 1948-1957 “Bart” joined the corps at the age of 12, right after [...]

Homecoming 2021 Spotlight: Anthony Bartello2021-07-17T10:26:23-04:00

Pride Month: A Culture of Equality & Inclusion

2021-06-07T09:25:49-04:00

For Pride Month, we're highlighting the excellent work of our Equality and Inclusion Committee, a group of Cadets members, staff, Board members, alumni, and volunteers representing a wide range of backgrounds, races, ethnicities, ages and genders. Once a month during the winter and spring, the committee hosts a one-hour, organization-wide training session to cultivate a safe, inclusive, and equal environment for all people associated with The Cadets. Each year, The Cadets is a profoundly unique group of people. You never have the same corps twice. This makes uniformly teaching about equality and inclusion [...]

Pride Month: A Culture of Equality & Inclusion2021-06-07T09:25:49-04:00
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