Calendar of Events

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Navy League is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year! Stay tuned for more info!

2019

September

1 – Navy League Corps Branch Inspection Period (until Dec 31)
14 – AdminO Training – Lower Mainland
27 – BCMD Interior Mainland NCO Training Course (until Sep 29) (NLC)
30 – Registration Deadline – BC9 and BC51 forms due to the Commander

October

18 – BCMD Annual General Meeting in Kelowna (until Oct 20)
25 – BCMD Lower Mainland NCO Training Course (until Oct 27) (NLC)
30 – Deadline – Annual Training Schedules to be emailed to BCMD Training Officer

November

2 – Salute to Veterans BC Lions Game
9 – Music Clinic (Kootenays)
11 – Remembrance Day Parades (all)
16 – Music Clinic (Vancouver)

December

7 – Music Clinic (Surrey/Tri-cities)
8 – CO Conference Call (0930 hrs) (NLC Only)
14 – Music Clinic (North Shore)
22 – Deadline – BC50 and fees for BCMD Band Training Course (NLC)
23 – Christmas Break (until Jan 3, 2020) (all)
31 – LSA Submissions due for 2019

2020

January

1 – Navy League Corps Division Inspection Period (until Apr 15)
11 – Music Clinic (Richmond)
11 – Zone Biathlon Competition – Vernon (until Jan 12)
17 – BCMD Band Training Course – North Vancouver (until Jan 19)
18 – Music Testing – Prince George
18 – Zone Biathlon Competition – Northern
25 – BCMD Band Training Course (until Jan 27) (NLC)
25 – Music Testing (Vernon)
25 – Chinese New Year
31 – Community Award Applications due to National

February

1 – Music Testing (Vernon / North Vancouver)
1 – Registration Deadline – NL(104)E (Award Submissions for BCMD and National Navy League Cadet Medal of Excellence) (NLC and RCSCC) (Due to BCMD)
8 – First Aid Competition – Northern/Coastal/Fraser River
14 – Provincial Biathlon Competition
16 – CO Conference Call (0930 hrs)
19 – Music Award Application deadline
21 – Biathlon Team Training – Nationals (until Feb 23)
22 – First Aid Competition (Okanagan)
29 – Zone Marksmanship Competition – Kootenays

March

1 – National Presidents Award Application / National Sea Cadet of the Year submissions DUE
2 – National Biathlon Competition (until Mar 8)
6 – Sea Cadet Deployment (until Mar 23)
7 – First Aid Competition – Fraser Valley
7 – Zone Marksmanship Competition – Okanagan
9 – Tall Ships Deployment (until Mar 13)
14 – Zone Marksmanship Competition – North Vancouver
15 – Sail Instructor Development Clinic in Esquimalt (until Mar 20)
16 – Registration Deadline – BC50 (First Aid and Drill Team Competition) (NLC)
16 – Spring Break (Kamloops) (until Mar 20)
16 – Spring Break (All other NL Corps) (until Mar 27)
19 – BC Cadet Honour Band (until Mar 27)
31 – Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Service Medal Applications due at National Office

April

5 – Vimy Ridge 2020
5 – CO Conference Call (NLCC COs)
10 – National Qualifying Regatta (until Apr 13)
12 – Easter Sunday
13 – Easter Monday
16 – Navy League Corps Annual Inspection Period (until Jun 30)
17 – Provincial Marksmanship Competition (until Apr 19)
20 – National Commanders Conference (until Apr 22)
25 – Drill Competition – Fraser River Until Apr 26)
25 – BCMD First Aid Competition (NLC) (tentative)
26 – BCMD Drill Competition (NLC) (tentative)

May

1 – Spring Dinghies – Royal Victoria Yacht Club Until May 3)
2 – Drill Competition – Fraser Valley / North
3 – Battle of Atlantic Ceremonies (all)
9 – National Marksmanship Championship (until May 15)
10 – Band and Drill Competition – Vernon

June

12 – Registration Deadline – Online (Operation Discovery Invasion 2019) (NLC)
14 – CO Conference Call (NLCC COs)
28 – Registration Deadline – BC50 (BCMD Officer Training Weekend) (NLC)
28 – Deadline for Payment to Greater Vancouver Branch for ODI 2019 (NLC)
28 – Registration Deadline – NL(104)E (Award Submission for Officer of the Year)*
30 – Canadian Sea Cadets Scholarship Application – Final Date for Applications

July

1 – Canada Day
31 – Operation Discovery Invasion 2020 at HMCS Discovery (until Aug 3) (NLC)

August

21 – BCMD Officer Training Course (until Aug 23) (NLC)
23 – CO Meeting at BCMD OTW (NLCC COs)

Notes:

  1. Navy League Inspection Time Frames are always the same, as per the NL(8):
    • Branch Inspection Period: – September 1 to December 31
    • Divisional Inspection Period: – January 1 to April 15
    • Annual Inspection Period: – April 16 to June 30
  2. All dates are subject to change. We will do our best to inform branches and COs ahead of time.
  3. The forms required can be found in the Forms and Publications menu above. NL forms are found on the National Navy League Forms page
  4. Monthly Routine Orders – BC5 is to be submitted to all Area Officers and the BCMD Navy League Chair, Ms Cathy Rabideau no later than the 10th of each month.
  5. Deadline for submissions of completed and approved Inspection Forms to the Division Commander is 7 days after the inspection date.
  6. If not stated otherwise, payment must be made with deadline registration paperwork. Corps who have not registered and paid by the deadline on this calendar will not be allowed to attend the event!
  7. * For Officer of the Year award, this award is a BCMD award, not a National award.