Celebrate and support another new summer of drum corps with Cadets alumni, friends and fans at
The Cadets Kick-off Dinner and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Friday, June 14. Doors will open at 7 p.m., and dinner will begin at 8 p.m.

This event will be held at the beautiful Russian Orthodox Church of Three Saints in Garfield, NJ.

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The this New Jersey beefsteak-style dinner is a new edition to The Cadets' exciting kickoff weekend in their home state, and we hope to see many of our friends and alumni at this special event.

After a hearty meal and lots of fun reminiscing, guests will witness the official Induction Ceremony of The Cadets' Hall of Fame Class of 2013. Then, the night will close out with a special performance by The 2013 Cadets themselves! This is such a unique opportunity, and you don't want to miss the first one. Click here to purchase tickets to The Cadets' Kick-off Dinner.

Ticket Information
Individual tickets are $59 and are available now at The Cadets' online store.* Tables of 10 may be purchased for $500. Purchase tickets now.

Tickets to this event include a ticket to The Cadets' Side by Side Step-off performance the following night, June 15, at Northern Highlands HS in Allendale, NJ. Find out more about the season Step-off.

What's a Beefsteak?
Beefsteak banquets originated in New York City in the mid-1800s as a way to celebrate, promote and financially support organizations. At these dinners, beef tenderloin is served as all-you-can-eat finger food, thinly sliced on rounds of bread. Eating with one's fingers and not being afraid to get messy were integral to the culture of the early beefsteaks, and napkins were considered unnecessary. (However, we will be providing napkins for those who prefer to "always look good.")