- Tri-Service Sweetheart Ball 2019

1. The JROTC Sweetheart Dance this year will be held on Saturday, 2 February 2019 at the Ocean Drive Beach and Golf Resort (Spanish Galleon) in North Myrtle Beach, located at 98 North Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582.  

2. SJHS has 45 tickets, Cadets must meet pre-requisites and priorities to be able to purchase tickets. If they make the cutoff for tickets, they may buy one ticket for themselves and a date.  If their date is in JROTC they must meet pre-requisites. More tickets may become available if other schools do not sell theirs.

    -Pre-requisites: A or B in JROTC, no referrals or behavioral issues.

    -Priority 1: Honor Guard, Varsity Drill Teams, Big 4 Leadership, Primary Staff, Company Leadership, Ceremonial 1 Color Guard.

    -Priority 2: Ceremonial 2 Color Guard, Assistant Staff, and Platoon Leadership, Commanders of Marksmanship, JLAB, and Archery.

    -Priority 3: Marksmanship, JLAB, Archery Teams and Squad Leaders.

    -Priority 4: Everyone else

Cost is $25 per ticket and permission slip must be turned in together to reserve a spot.

3. Cadets are not to arrive at the venue before 7 pm and will not be allowed entry after 7:30. This will allow cadets and instructors time to prepare for the opening ceremony.  

There will be a receiving line to enter the venue from the entrance of the Spanish Galleon Club starting at 7:15.

Early departures from the dance will require coordination and approval of the cadet’s instructor. The JROTC Ball will end promptly at 11 pm. (Cadets must provide their own transportation to/from the ball)

JROTC Princesses and their escorts MUST arrive no later than 5:45. The interviews for the Princesses will begin at 5:45.    

4. This is considered a school function; therefore  Parent Permission slips are required and must turned in NLT 31 Jan 19 (in attachments below). This includes any dates.

Only Horry County Schools Students may attend our JROTC Ball. 

5.  The uniform for Army male JROTC cadets will be service dress with white shirt and black bow tie or Service tie, as appropriate (no hats or caps are required).  All other Cadet’s will wear their Service dress uniform with black bow tie or Service tie.  Female cadets may wear a dress or their uniform, as desired (school dressed code required).  Escorts (not in JROTC) of our female cadets must wear a suit or sport coat and tie or they will NOT be allowed entry.  All cadets should remain fully dressed throughout the dance.  Likewise, the escorts (not in JROTC) should remain in their suit or sport coat and tie. 

6.  The Spanish Galleon will provide dinner for the JROTC Ball.  The menu will include heavy hors d’oeuvres and should alleviate the need to eat dinner before arriving.

7.  The Ocean Drive Beach and Golf Resort will handle all decorations. Schools may bring their unit flags if desired.

8. Dirty dancing will not be tolerated.  Students or escorts that refuse to comply with school rules of behavior will be asked to leave and parents notified as soon as possible.  

9. A photographer will be set up to take pictures of cadets and their dates.  Cadets will be required to pay for their pictures at the sitting.  A price list for pictures will be provided later.  Cash is acceptable and checks must be made out to “School Bell Studio”.


Scott Bartley,
Jul 30, 2018, 1:39 PM
Scott Bartley,
Jul 30, 2018, 1:52 PM