The NJROTC Drill Team is a competitive marching team currently made up of 55 members.The Drill Team has both Varsity and Junior Varsity teams that compete throughout the school year. They had entered several meets and had finished in the top three in every competition against ten to twenty teams, winning three times.
|Drill team is made up the following five different teams:|
|1. Unarmed Basic Drill (IDR) - team drills following a card of commands that are called out to them by their leader|
|2. Armed Basic Drill (IDR) - team drills following a card of commands called out to them by their leader while carrying rifles|
|3. Unarmed Exhibitions - team drills following the routines they created (free marching) |
|4. Armed Exhibitions - team drills following the routine they created while handling rifles (free marching)|
|5. Color Guard - 4-5 person team, 2 people hold rifles, and the other 2-3 people hold and present flags. Drill following commands they call out.|
Requirements of Drill Team:
1. Must be willing to wear the unifrom correctly
2. Must have and show respet
3. Must be willing to work hard and be energetic while working with others
4. Be able to participate in practice five days out of the week & aditional practices over holdidays
Practices are sessions after school where the team assembles and drills. Typical drill practices are held after school on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3 to 6pm. Tuesdays & Thursdays are from 4 to 7pm.
Color Guard practices are held on Tuesdays form 3 to 4pm