Key 2016 Dates
March 15 - April 11: Alumni may submit nominations
April 12 - May 11: Hall of Fame Committee reviews all nominations
May 12: Committee announces final candidates; public may comment
May 12-18: All Cadets supporters may submit letters of support for final candidates
May 31: Committee votes to select the three members of the Hall of Fame Class of 2016
June 4: Class of 2016 announced at Cadets Community Performance in Johnstown, Pa.
July 1: Special presentation of Class of 2016 inductees at The Cadets' Drum Corps: An American Tradition event in Clifton, N.J.
August 4: Class of 2016 Induction Ceremony at the DCI Tour of Champions event at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pa.
Criteria for Nomination
Nominations MUST be submitted by The Cadets alumni; however, anyone may submit subsequent letters of support for nominated candidates.
Nominees MUST have been members, instructional staff, support staff or volunteers of The Cadets (this includes quartermasters, drivers, parents, cooks, etc.).
Nominations must be made in the form of a letter describing the candidate’s qualifications. Letters of nomination may be submitted via e-mail to The Cadets Hall of Fame Committee Chairman, Greg Cinzio, at .
No more than one nomination per year will be accepted from each individual.
Once all nominations have been submitted, all nominees will be posted on The Cadets' website, cadets.org, and the Hall of Fame Committee will begin accepting and reviewing letters of support.
Each nomination MUST be supported by additional support letters describing the nominee’s qualifications. Anyone is welcome to submit letters of support!
Groups are NOT eligible for induction into the Hall of Fame.