Category Archives: Sports

Weekly Routine Orders – Week of 20 Jan 19

Date
20 Jan 19

RO Number
19-03

Summary
We’re now in the final week leading up to the Niagara Air Group (NAG) Sports Competition. We’ll be running sports team practice on Monday night from 2000h-2100h (8pm-9pm) following Drill Team practice. We will be taking the entire evening on Wednesday to conduct our Flight Sports Competition and get some extra practice in before the event on Saturday. If there is any cadet who won’t be able to make the Saturday competition, please let me know right away.

National course interviews are coming up on 26 Jan and mock interviews will take place at 1900h (7:00pm) on Tuesday night at 809 HQ.

Thanks to everyone who volunteered to pick up bottles after the first weekend of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Ice Wine Festival. If you’re available for next week’s pickup, please don’t hesitate to sign up at the following link: https://809cadets.ca/events/event-sign-ups/.

Cadets who are interested in the Niagara Cadet Winter Gala on 2 Feb 19 at the Lake Street Armoury should bring their money for tickets in on Wednesday evening. Tickets are $25 each. Once again, dress code will be semi-formal or C8 mess dress.

Training Night
23 Jan 19

CAF Member Dress
Sports Gear or CADPAT

Cadet Dress
Sports Gear: All Cadets

Training Night Routine

Activity Timings
Building Open, Parade Setup 1815-1830
Fall-in, Inspection, Opening Parade 1830-1845
Period One 1845-1920
Period Two 1925-2000
Break 2000-2015
Period Three 2015-2050
Clean Up Training Areas and Parade Square 2050-2100
Fall-in, Closing 2100-2115
Dismissal 2115

Duty Personnel
Duty Officer: 2Lt Nicolescu

Training Night Schedule


Period 1
1845-1915
Period 2
1925-1955
Period 3
2015-2045
Level One PO/EO MX05.01a MX05.01b MX05.01c
Description Flight Sports Competition Flight Sports Competition Flight Sports Competition
Level Two PO/EO MX05.01a MX05.01b MX05.01c
Description Flight Sports Competition Flight Sports Competition Flight Sports Competition
Level Three PO/EO MX05.01a MX05.01b MX05.01c
Description Flight Sports Competition Flight Sports Competition Flight Sports Competition
Level Four PO/EO MX05.01a MX05.01b MX05.01c
Description Flight Sports Competition Flight Sports Competition Flight Sports Competition

This Week’s Activities

Date Day Activity Location Dress OIC
21 Jan 19 1900-2000 Monday Optional Training Night
(Drill Team)
809 HQ (CNC) Civilian
(Boots and Wedge)
WO1 Couroux
21 Jan 19 2000-2100 Monday Optional Training Night
(Sports)
809 HQ (CNC) Civilian or Sports Gear WO2 Carbone
23 Jan 19 1830-2100 Wednesday Mandatory Training Night
(Flight Sports Competition)
809 HQ (CNC) Sports Gear 2Lt Nicolescu
26 Jan 19 0630-1800 Saturday Niagara Air Group (NAG) Sports Competition Cayuga Secondary School Sports Gear OCdt Couroux
26 Jan 19 Saturday National Course Interviews TBA C1 TBA

Upcoming Activities

Date Day Activity Location Dress OIC
27 Jan 19 Sunday Niagara Icewine Festival Bottle Pickup Niagara-on-the-Lake Old Town Civilian (Cadet Toque) Mr. Zalepa
28 Jan 19 1900-2000 Monday Optional Training Night
(Drill Team)
809 HQ (CNC) Civilian
(Boots and Wedge)
WO1 Couroux
28 Jan 19 2000-2100 Monday Optional Training Night
(Sports)
809 HQ (CNC) Civilian or Sports Gear WO2 Carbone
30 Jan 19 1830-2100 Wednesday Mandatory Training Night 809 HQ (CNC) C2/C3 OCdt Couroux
2 Feb 19 Saturday Niagara Cadet Winter Gala Lake Street Armoury C8 TBA

J. Lemoine
Captain
Commanding Officer
809 Newark RCACS

Weekly Routine Orders – Week of 21 Jan 2018

Date
21 Jan 18

RO Number
18-03

Regular Training Night
24 Jan 18

CAF Member Dress
Operational (CADPAT) or Sports Attire

Cadet Dress
All Cadets: Sports Attire

Training Night Routine

Activity Timings
Building Open, Parade Setup 1815-1830
Fall-in, Inspection, Opening Parade 1830-1845
Period One 1845-1920
Period Two 1925-2000
Break 2000-2015
Period Three 2015-2050
Clean Up Training Areas and Parade Square 2050-2100
Fall-in, Closing 2100-2115
Dismissal 2115

Duty Personnel
Duty Officer: CV Lemoine

Training Night Schedule

  Period 1
1845-1915
Period 2
1925-1955
Period 3
2015-2045
Level One PO/EO O-SPC O-SPC O-SPC
Description Sports Competition Sports Competition Sports Competition
Instructor
Level Two PO/EO O-SPC O-SPC O-SPC
Description Sports Competition Sports Competition Sports Competition
Instructor
Level Three PO/EO O-SPC O-SPC O-SPC
Description Sports Competition Sports Competition Sports Competition
Instructor
Level Four PO/EO O-SPC O-SPC O-SPC
Description Sports Competition Sports Competition Sports Competition
Instructor

This Week’s Activities

Date Day Activity Location Dress OPI
21 Jan 18 1700-1730 Sunday Icewine Festival Bottle Pickup Niagara-on-the-Lake Civilian Capt Lemoine
22 Jan 18 1900-2000 Monday Drill Team Practice 809 HQ (REIA) Boots/Wedge OCdt Couroux
22 Jan 18 2000-2100 Monday Sports Competition Practice 809 HQ (REIA) Sports Attire Capt Lemoine
24 Jan 18 1830-2100 Wednesday Inter-Flight Sports Competition 809 HQ (REIA) Sports Attire CV Lemoine
27 Jan 18 0630-1730 Saturday NAG Sports Competition Dunnville Secondary School Sports Attire Capt Lemoine

Upcoming Activities

Date Day Activity Location Dress OPI
28 Jan 18 1700-1730 Sunday Icewine Festival Bottle Pickup Niagara-on-the-Lake Civilian Capt Lemoine
29 Jan 18 1900-2100 Monday Range Team Tryouts 809 HQ (REIA) Civilian Capt Lemoine
31 Jan 18 1830-2100 Wednesday Regular Training Night 809 HQ (REIA) C2/C3 CV Nicolescu

Jody Lemoine
Captain
Commanding Officer, 809 “Newark” Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron (RCACS)
Canadian Armed Forces
jody.lemoine@cadets.gc.ca / Telephone: 905-468-7584

Sports Night and Fitness Testing

Join us tonight for our final sports night and fitness testing! This is your chance to fulfill your level requirement, improve on your last score and have fun with your friends.

Dress: sports clothing – shorts, t-shirt (no tank tops, please), running shoes. squadron t-shirt, 809 ball cap. If you don’t have one, or didn’t receive one this year, see Capt Palumbo.

NAG Sports Competition – TOMORROW!!!

 

Tomorrow – Sat 28 Jan 2017 – is our Annual NAG Sports Competition. We will be competing in two of the three sports (Volleyball and Handball).

All cadets are expected to arrive at the 128 Sqn Trinity Church Hall 0650am

tomorrow morning. Pick up will be from the same place at approximately 515pm.

Google map link here: 128 Sqn @ Trinity Church 15 Pine St S Thorold

BRING: water bottle, backpack – to hold your extra clothes (come dressed in 809 Sqn T-shirt, shorts, socks and running shoes with long pants/sweater overtop), snack and any reading material, card game, etc to pass the time between games. DO NOT bring anything you would be devastated to lose.

Parents are welcome to spectate: we will be competing in Dunnville at the High School located at 110 Helena St Dunnville.

Lunch is provided for all participants (beef on a bun + salad). There will be a canteen – bring $5 max.

Do you need a ride to the bus pick up?? Call Capt Palumbo 289-783-1942 BEFORE 615am on Sat.

Training This Week: Mon 19 & Wed 21 Dec 16

We have a regular training week on Mon & Wed this week. Christmas Stand down begins Thurs 22 Dec 16 until Fri Jan 6th 2017. If you have PHOTOS to submit – please send them to Capt Palumbo – Tammy.Palumbo@cadets.gc.ca. We are looking for photos from the NOTL Christmas Parade and the Mess Dinner. There will be a Staff Meeting immediately following the parade night on Wed.

MON: Drill Team – 7-8pm Dress civilian with parade boots and wedge

Flight Club/Sports/Effective Speaking 8-9pm

WED: Regular Training Night. Polish those boots! They took a beating at the Santa Claus Parade – make sure you put in some extra time this week to get them back up to standard. Dress standards can be found here: Dress Regs + Boots Video

WED Duty Officer
Capt Lemoine

Dress
C2: Sgt, FSgt, WO2, WO1
C3: AC, LAC, Cpl FCpl

Looking forward to seeing everyone out for our last week before Christmas Break. We will not be parading during the school holidays – however, we will start up again in the New Year at our Bottle Drive on Saturday 7th January, 2017 9am at VanNoort Greenhouses On Creek & Hunter Rds. Regular Monday and Wednesday training will begin on January 9th.

 

Monday Night Training

Drill Team – 7-8pm – make sure you’re there! We need all hands on deck for our silent routine practice. Dress: civilian with parade boots and wedge.

Sports/Flight Club – 8-9pm

NATIONAL COURSE NARRATIVES: Please send them in for proof-reading – email Capt Palumbo: Tammy.Palumbo@cadets.gc.ca  All natiional course applications are due THIS WEDNESDAY night at the Mess Dinner. 

NOTL Christmas Parade – was a HUGE success! Special thanks to Mr. Ruttan for the use of his trailer for our float, to CI Thiffault and Mr Zalepa for float prep on Friday afternoon, and to Mr Hendriks for driving the float in the parade. Our Cadets looked FANTASTIC with their elf hats on – if you have photos please send them to Capt Palumbo.

MESS DINNER on Wednesday: do you still need a bowtie? Capt Palumbo has one left – $7 each, you can pay on Wed night. Check out the dress regulations here: C8. NO headdress (wedge), and YES wear your name tag. Meet at the Virgil Fire Hall on 1391 Concession 6 Rd in NOTL at 630pm. Dinner begins at 7pm. Cadets are asked to wait in the foyer – they will be formally asked to come into the dining area. Parent volunteers can go straight to the kitchen – dress is white top, black bottoms for serving.

As an FYI, Capt Palumbo will not be into the office this evening. Capt Lemoine will be on-site for any pertinent questions/concerns.

Drill Team, Sports, Effective Speaking & MRB

Don’t forget: Drill Team 7-8 pm (dress civilian with parade boots and wedge)

Sports 8-9pm

Effective Speaking 8-9pm

MRB (Merit Review Board) for our FSgts – 7pm start. Should be done by 930pm. Dress is C-1 no whites. We will be conducting them with 126 and 128 squadron cadets as well. Please be welcoming – candidates can wait in classroom #1. Interviews will be in the Sponsor Room.

Monday Night Activities

Tonight we have our standard: Drill Team practice 7-8pm and Sports 8-9pm. Both at the Squadron Headquarters (LHQ). Dress for both is civilian – with parade boots and wedge required for drill team. Running shoes required for sports. We need more people on the drill team – come on out!

We also have the senior cadets (WOII & FSgts) presenting a delegation to the Niagara On The Lake Town Council on behalf of 809 Squadron.  Please join me in wishing them all the best as they help to put 809 Squadron on the agenda of our Lord Mayor and Town Council. Dress for this is C-1 with medals. I will bring the medals with me for those who have not received them.

FIELD TRAINING EXERCISE – 14, 15, 16 Oct 16

Reminder: Cadets are to join us for our first & mandatory Field Training Exercise (FTX) THIS wknd at Camp Wetaskiwin.

There will be a bus provided for our cadets. It will meet at the Sqn Office on Fri and return the cadets on Sunday. Timings will be announced on Wed. Senior cadets will be providing most of the instruction and leadership training this wknd. It is a required weekend for all cadets to complete their level. All meals, accommodations and transportation will be provided to your cadet for the duration of the FTX.

ADVANCE PARTY: will bring their FTX clothing/backpack/teaching items with them on WED NIGHT and leave them at the cadet office to be packed with the rest of the kit being brought out on Fri. Capt Palumbo will pick up ALL the senior cadets (who were at the meeting last Wed) from their respective High Schools on Fri afternoon, immediately following dismissal. Dinner will be provided for the ADVANCE PARTY ONLY.

All other cadets not a part of the advance tasking are required to have dinner before boarding the bus in NOTL.

Parents/Cadets: please use the KIT LIST here annex-c-fall-kit-list-2016 as a guide for what to bring this wknd. PLAN FOR THE WEATHER. We will be sleeping OUTSIDE in TENTS – pack accordingly. Currently, the forecast has us receiving between 15-20mm of rain on Sunday – we will train RAIN or SHINE (within reason – if at any time we need to leave the training site due to safety concerns, a post to this website will be made, and parents contacted about early arrival to the Cadet Office).

Capt Palumbo will have her cell phone with her for EMERGENCY use – 289-783-1942.