UPCOMING EVENTS AND NEWS
2019 Annual General Meeting April 17, 2019 at 7 pm
Blue Jeans Conference Call. More information to follow soon. Please make sure your league membership is up to date:
Drill Workshop March 02, 2019
The Army Cadet League of BC will be hosting their 1st Annual Army Cadet Drill Workshop/Competition on Saturday march 02, 2019, 0900 hour, at the Seaforth Armoury, 1650 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC. This competition is open to all Army Cadet Corps.
Registration due date is February 01, 2019.
Please send the registration form to Major Jim Blomme at Jim.Blomme@cadets.gc.ca. A copy of the registration form and payment for registration can be sent to Elisabeth Mortlock, Executive Assistant, ACLC, BC, Room #21, 724 Vanalman Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8Z 3B5. A registration fee of $25.00 per team is required. Payment by cheque shall be made out to “Army Cadet League of BC”. Lunch can also be provided for an additional $5.00 per cadet/staff member.
We highly encourage everyone to come and participate in this amazing workshop since this would provide an opportunity to learn best practices from established teams, prepare teams for the RCSU(Pac) competition and simply just have fun
ACLC (BC) Air Rifle Workshop 20 January 2019
The 2019 Air Rifle workshop was held on January 20th, in the lower mainland and Vernon this past week. We would like to thank all the teams, coaches and volunteers that helped make this year’s workshop such a success! More pictures to follow shortly!
Top Scores from the Lower Mainland Area:
Gold: 2837 BCR Port Moody Silver: 2812 Seaforth Surrey/White Rock Bronze: 2316 R West Reg New Westminster
Top Score from the Vernon Area: 3063 British Columbia Dragoons Enderby- The team scored 1320 points.
Our next Air Rifle workshop will be on January 19th, 2020. The intent of our competition is to give your SHOOTERS practice to see what its like before it becomes real for the zones and provincials in a fun, less stressful environment. Our intent is to help you achieve your goals and help your team improve. We hope to see you there in 2020!
INTERNATIONAL EXPEDITION CHILI FEBRUARY 2019
Congratulations Warrant Officer Thea McLaren from 2483 PPCLI RCACC and Master Warrant Officer Dionna Chan from 2893 Seaforth Regiment RCACC. Thea and Dionna are two of BC’s Cadets selected to participate in this year’s International Expedition to Chile. Eighteen army cadets from across Canada have been selected to take part in this international expedition.
WO Thea McLaren
2483 PPCLI RCACC located in Victoria, BC
MWO Dionna Chan
2893 Seaforth Regiment RCACC located in Port Coquitlam, BC
On 20 December 2018, the 2947 39 Service Battalion RCACC, held their Annual Christmas Cadet Mess Dinner. This afforded the ACLC(BC) the opportunity to present the Presidents Award to C/MWO Joyce Li as the Top Army Cadet in BC. Joyce was away at collage in the United States and was unable to attend The Pillars Conference in October 2018 to receive her award. Presenting the Award is Mrs. Louise Prouse to C/MWO Joyce Li. To Joyce’s left is Capt. Jeff Ng CO 2947 39 Service Battalion RCACC and to his left is the affiliated unit CO, LCol Aloega CD. The 2017/18 was an outstanding year for the 2947 as they also won the Roy Rigby Jones Cup as the Top Army Cadet Corps in BC. Congratulations Joyce and the 2947 RCACC.
Vernon Cadet Camp 70th Anniversary
The 70th Camp Anniversary for Vernon Cadet Camp is August 14-19, 2019. Information and registration for this great event can be found at: https://vernonreunion.wordpress.com/2019/01/08/quick-info/ and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/474091553073060/
EARLY Bird cost 1`Jan to 30 April Adults $150ea -May Adult $175ea
Adults $150 = =====> $175
Child 0-2 $90 ======> Free
Child 3-9 $105 = ======> $105
child 10-15 $115 ======> $115
child 16-18 $125 =======> $125
This covers 6 meals, building rental. Insurance, challenge coin to receive discounts , reunion shirt, and a number of other memorabilia item.
Please come and help support this historic event. We hope to see you there!
Top Female Fitness Award in BC
Congratulations to C/MWO Sarah Whitby from 2573 6th Fd Engineer RCACC in North Vancouver. She was presented with the BGEN Darrell Dean Trophy for Top Female Fitness in British Columbia. The award was presented by the Corps Commanding Officer-Capt Knoll, BGen (Ret’d) Darrell Dean, and Louise Prouse, Director of Honours and Awards with ACL (BC).