HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF CITIZEN ARMY TRAINING – I Philippine Science High School – Main Campus Agham Road, Diliman, Quezon City LJC/ljc 23 October 2011SUBJECT : Guidelines for Creative MarchingTO : All Units In partial fulfillment of CAT requirements for the 3rd gradingperiod, all personnel, cadets and officers alike, shall participate inthe CREATIVE MARCHING activity. This will be recorded as thepractical test for the 3rd quarter. As such, the following guidelinesare to be observed: 1. GENERAL GUIDELINES a. ALL COMPANIES shall be required to render a presentation. b. Each presentation should last for at least three (3) minutes, but shall not exceed four (4) minutes. c. Companies may incorporate props and/or costumes in their presentation. d. Those with handheld requirements beforehand (e.g. rifles for Alpha, and bandages for medics) are not required to use them, but they are highly encouraged to do so. e. Officers shall join their respective companies and shall act as their guide during the presentation. f. Companies can opt to go for CREATIVE MARCH or SILENT DRILL. 2. CREATIVE MARCHING GUIDELINES a. Companies which opt for CREATIVE MARCHING shall follow the established standardized commands. b. Music can be used. Pieces can either be mixed (maximum of 3 songs) or not. c. No two companies can have the same song for their routine. Songs shall be honored in a first come, first serve basis. d. There shall be at least 3, and at most 6 formations in the routine. e. No commands shall be given during the performance of the routine under any pretext whatsoever. Whistles cannot be used during the routine. f. The choreography for such shall be decent, non- suggestive, and politically correct. 3. SILENT DRILL GUIDELINES a. Companies which opt for SILENT DRILL shall follow the established standardized commands. b. No music can be used during the presentation. c. There shall be at least 3, and at most 6 formations in the routine.
d. No oral commands shall be given during the performance of the routine under any pretext whatsoever. Whistles may be used when the need arises. e. The choreography for such shall be decent, non- suggestive, and politically correct. 4. CRITERIA FOR JUDGING a. Choreography (50%) i. Originality/Variety (30%) ii. Execution (10%) iii. Coordination (10%) b. Discipline (30%) i. Behavior ii. Orderliness c. Audience Impact (20%) i. Projection ii. Expressions 5. GUIDELINES FOR COMPLIANCE a. Official presentations shall be made on 16 December 2011. b. Mandatory practice sessions shall be during CAT on the following dates: i. 4 November 2011 ii. 18 November 2011 iii. 2 December 2011 c. All personnel may practice outside the dates listed above, for as long as they secure a permit for such purpose. d. A list of songs to be used (for creative marching) and the name/s of the person/s in charge of the routine must be submitted to any Staff Officer or the Corps Commander by the 11th of November 2011. BY ORDER OF THE CAT COMMANDANT (signed for) (sgd.)DANIEL DAVE C. MENDOZA LANCE JESTIN R. CALUB Corps Commander Staff Officer I (sgd.) MR. JOSELITO N. ENGLATERA CAT Commandant