JROTC to host drill meet in February

November 19, 2012

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Smith-Cotton High School JROTC will be hosting its 8th Annual Drill Championship competition on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Smith-Cotton High School.

Schools coming from Nebraska, Missouri, Iowa and Kansas will be competing. Events include Unarmed Drill and Exhibition, Armed Drill and Exhibition, Color Guard, and of course Individual Drill Down. Unarmed Drill consists of a Platoon Marching without Rifles. Armed Drill consists of a Platoon Marching with Rifles. Exhibition consists of a Platoon marching with or without Rifles trying to impress the Judge by using movements not typical to a normal drill routine. Color Guard consists of a team presenting the colors. Smith-Cotton Drill Team will perform at 12 p.m.

The events will be judged by Drill Sergeants from Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

Other highlights of the Smith-Cotton JROTC Drill Meet include a silent auction and the selling of 50/50 raffle tickets.

The silent auction will include valuable items from local businesses and many restaurants in Sedalia.

All proceeds will benefit the Smith-Cotton High School JROTC program. Please come out and support your local JROTC Tiger Battalion……..HOOAH!!

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