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Winter Holiday Ball

Cadet Formals

The formal dances orchestrated by the Academy are organized to instill the importance of social graces, military protocol and etiquette. Several formal events are scheduled each year, which often begin with a special dinner in the Wardroom and followed by a ball usually held on campus. Cadet volunteers assist in the planning, production and promotion of the events.

Formals include:

  • A themed dinner dance for each class
  • The annual Holiday Ball in December
  • Ring Dance for rising 1/c cadets
  • Dining-In for 1/c cadets
  • Commencement Ball during graduation week