On the March

Afternoon Review Competition Entries

Parade Statements
The Review Parade Statement (Form B) must be completed and handed in by 1300 hrs on the day of the Review.

Armbands
Armbands MUST be collected when handing in Parade Statements.

  • Officers Commanding Wings and Squadrons only will wear an armband on their left arm, which will be worn halfway between the shoulder and elbow.

Afternoon Review Competition Requirements

  • Squadrons will be judged in competitions on the march according to their eligibility.
  • Separate competitions will be run for boys, girls and mixed gender squadrons.
  • Competitions will be judged on the march as the Parade moves around the parade ground and will include the following:

Best Squadron On The March

Qualifications:

Total Members: MINIMUM18

comprising of:

Officers: At least 1

Flag Party: Fully constituted (ie 3 flags, 3 escorts and 1 NCO in charge)

Flight: At least one flight with at least 9 members plus NCO in charge. One point shall be deducted for each member less than 19, including the NCO.  Squadrons may not field flights with more than 19 members in total.

Provided they meet the criteria for at least one flight, Squadrons with multiple flights will not be penalised for extra flights that do not meet this criteria.

Best Small Squadron On The March

Qualifications:

Roll strengthOnly Squadrons with a total roll strength of 20 or less (as at 31 August 2018) are eligible for this competition, regardless of the number of members attending on the day.  Squadrons over this number compete in Best Squadron on the March.

Total Members: MAXIMUM17, MINIMUM9

comprising of:

Officers: At least 1

Flag PartyEither Fully constituted (ie 3 flags, 3 escorts and 1 NCO in charge) OR Squadron Flag, 2 escorts and an NCO in charge.

Flight: Not more than 12 members plus an NCO in charge.

Those Squadrons deemed competitive according to the entry sheets will be judged in this category at the discretion of the marshals, and will not be competitive for the Best Squadron Trophy.

Best Flight On The March

Qualifications:

MAXIMUM19 (including NCO in charge), MINIMUM10 (including NCO in charge).

Must consist of at least 1 NCO in charge and 9 other members. One point shall be deducted from every Flight for each member less than 19, including the NCO in charge.  All flights within a squadron that meet this criteria shall be eligible.

Best Flag Party On The March

Qualifications:

Must be 3 Flag Formation (ie 3 flags, 3 escorts and 1 NCO in charge) as per section 13 of the Australian Air League Manual.  Any flag parties with less than the numbers nominated above are non-competitive.