Must an event be a formal military occasion to be eligible for a color guard to present the colors?
Presenting the Colors at a Sporting Event
In 2017 I was talking with one of the JROTC instructors at one of the local high schools where I have taught in the afternoons and he was relaying the story of their color guard presenting the colors for a professional ball club and how the training I gave the team really helped since it provided the cadets and the …
Posting the Colors Outside
Let’s get this out of the way, when asked to formally post the colors in stands outside, don’t. Just don’t do it. Let’s look closely.
The Arena/Rink Colors Presentation
DrillMaster explains how to present the colors for a rodeo or even at hockey game with the color guard on ice skates.
To Post or Present, That is the Question
Geared more toward honor guard units, but cadets can also use this information. With apologies to William Shakespeare… Color teams have a choice, based on ceremony location, size of the area (room or outside area), size of the audience, and time limit, as to whether the team should “Show-n-Go” or post. The Show-n-Go Equipment needed: two sets of colors, floor stands, …