Fl Public Service Assoc. Cadet Honor Guard Competition

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What a great day! Too bad other schools don’t join in on the learning! Atlantic Community High School LEO High School Pinellas High School San Volusia High School San Volusia High School (I pressed stop instead of pause, this is the rest) West FL High School

Jacksonville State University Football Stadium view from the press box

2023 Alabama State JROTC Drill Meet Performance Audio Critiques

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It was a beautiful day at Jacksonville State University for the state drill championship. I had the pleasure of overseeing color guard and I again did my DrillMaster Performance Critiques for the Unarmed Color Guard category. Here are the MP3 files for you to download. Bob Jones Buckhorn Columbia Enterprise Gadsden Hillcrest Huntsville Lee New Century Murphy Pell City Ramsey …

Pershing Rifles 2023 Drill Meet Audio Critiques

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It was a great day judging color guard and I made real-time audio (MP3) critiques for each team. Here they are in alphabetical order: Alabama A&M Appalachian State Bowling Green CBU G10 Clemson CUNY East TN State Herndon KS State Lackey 1 Lackey 2 Ohio State Paul R Brown Rutgers Spotsylvania UNC CH Uni of Cinci UVA Watts WVU

The Citadel 2017 Bulldog Drill Meet

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I had the privilege of judging Freshman Color Guard at the Citadel today. I enjoyed myself a great deal and learned a bunch from the instructor from Airport High School AJROTC. My DrillMaster Performance Critiques are linked below. For these files, I’m trying something new. Instead of uploading to my separate server, I’ve uploaded to my website and loaded them …

The Progression of an Exhibition Drill Soloist

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Chris Scanlan is today’s guest writer. Thank you, Chris! My name is Chris Scanlan, I’m a cadet Captain of the Lebanon High School AFJROTC Unit in Ohio. I’ve been drilling, in every category of drill: Regulation, Inspection, Color Guard, and Exhibition, for four years now. I’m the Co-Drill Team Commander for my drill team, that won state for the past …

Romeoville High School JROTC Drill Meet

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Yes, I did. I drove from Melbourne, FL to Romeoville, IL to judge a drill meet. Seriously. I love to do what I do and Don Dunning asked me if I would come up and judge about a week and a half before the competition. My answer: “Sure!” And now it’s over with, but it was such a great day! …

“Team Canadia” and Eau Gallie High AFJROTC Compete!

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The Canadian team from Alberta, 2313 South Alberta Light Horse Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps, or “Team Canadia” (at right) as they were affectionately referred to, competed at the second annual Florida Air Academy Drill Competition along with Eua Gallie High School’s Air Force JROTC drill team and color guards. Just two teams competing? Yes. We had six teams on …

Astronaut War Eagle Drill Meet Performance Critiques

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Astronaut High School’s Army JROTC hosted the 2015 War Eagle Drill Meet at their school in Titusville, FL on the 21st of February. I judged Unarmed Squad, used a new score sheet as a trial and recorded my usual commentary as the performances progressed. These recordings are standard in pageantry arts with music and visual judges giving feedback. My recordings …

Cocoa Beach Drill Meet Color Team DrillMaster Performance Critiques

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My first time being able to judge Color Team (Color Guard) and use my audio commentary technique for the teams! There was a big learning curve for the cadets and most were appreciative. In no particular order: (click to listen to or download the MP3 file) MIHS Female MIHS Male Cocoa Beach Female LET1 Cocoa Beach Female Cocoa Beach Male …