2 REMEMBER!!!THIS IS NOT PROM, Rules and regulations are set and you as a cadet or guest WILL follow all rules given.This is a formal MILITARY BALL not your regular school dance.
3 Dress must be a LONG gown (at or below knee length) Slits up to knee allowedBack of dress must be above the small of the backNo excessive cleavage or StraplessOne strap dresses are O.K. but must stay up!No sheer (see-through) parts or sections of dress that reveal inappropriate areas (i.e. cleavage, midriff, thighs)DO NOT take off footwear (females may once dancing begins.)If unsure about dress, bring in a picture of you in it to show to Instructors
12 Lady’s Attire Think Elegant / Not Trashy Wear something that you will be comfortable in during all portions of the evening’s events.Receiving LinePicturesDinnerDancingIf it looks like lingerie, you are going home!
20 Must have a BLACK tuxedo or suit Must wear a tie or bowtie.NO sneakers or street shoesBlack dress shoes onlyNO baggy clothingJacket worn during formal portion (may remove for dance.)Clean shave (or neatly trimmed beard) and haircut
27 Be on time! Receiving Line opens at 6:30pm Female must be on the side of honor (right side)Cadet should introduce them self and their datesThis is my date (name) andI am (rank)(name).Shake hands with the commanders
28 Bringing a Guest Must have approval from Instructor’s No JROTC drop outsMust be a person in H.S.Seniors this is your last WAHS Navy Ball.
29 The food is a buffet, but don’t be greedy One plate.Use silverware, not handsFood stays in designated areaNo Public Displays of Affection (i.e. kissing or sitting on laps)No chewing gum at any timeNO DRAMA leave it at the doorNO foul languageDo not sit on tables or window ledges. Find a chair!
31 NO DIRTY DANCING (i.e. grinding, sandwiching, freaking) Keep your feet on the floorNO moshing (pushing & shoving)NO being lifted onto shoulders or carried around by anyone at any timeBe respectful to any and all instructors, chaperones, and fellow dancers