Parade Nights

259 Panther sqn parades on Tuesday evenings from 1830 hrs to 2130 hrs. Cadets are asked to arrive promptly at 18:15 hrs for fall-in at 18:30 hrs. Parade nights will typically begin with an opening parade where Flight Commanders take attendance, inspect uniforms, and practice drill.

If you know that you are going to be late or not able to attend an event:

Call the squadron office at 250.492.0777 with the following information:
  • Name and Rank
  • Date of absence
  • Reason of absence

This ensures accurate attendance can be taken.  Attendance is taken into consideration for promotions, advancement in level training, summer camp applications and scholarship nominations.

In order for Cadets to advance to their next Training Level, Cadets are required to participate in a min of 60% mandatory trg parades (tue), Mandatory Parades (ie Remembrance day, and Annual Ceremonial Review (ACR – yr end parade) and some mandatory weekends.  Questions about training are to be directed to the Trg O staff.

Timings of a parade night are as follows:

18:15 – 18:20 hrs Arrive
18:30 hrs Fall-In
18:30-19:00 hrs Opening Parade
19:00-19:30 hrs Period One
19:35-20:05 hrs Period Two
20:05-20:25 hrs Break
20:30-21:00 hrs Period Three
21:10-21:30 hrs Closing Parade