Events Program

Events by Time and Location

* Please note that events, displays and venues are subject to change. Some displays are also subject to cancellation due to weather.

Time

Event

Details

Location

09:15 - 09:35

ADFA Precision Drill Team

Watch the ADFA Precision Drill Team perform a specialised drill display containing over 200 movements performed entirely from memory, without words of command.

Parade Ground

09:30 - 10:00

Abseiling Demonstration

Experienced midshipmen and officer cadets demonstrate military adventure training.

Library Wall

09:30 - 11:00

Rugby League Match - Army vs Navy and Air Force

Watch the Services battle it out in the greatest game of all.

Dowsett Oval

09:40 - 10:05

Infantry Attack

Watch midshipmen and officer cadets perform a simulated ground based infantry attack.

Parade Ground

10:00 - 10:20

Taekwondo Demonstration

Watch midshipmen and officer cadets demonstrating various techniques and moves associated with taekwondo.

In front of Academy Cadets Mess

10:00 - 10:05

RAAF C-130J-30 Hercules Flypast

C-130J Hercules is a medium-sized tactical air lifter. Capable of carrying 120 passengers or seven pallets of cargo, their ability to land on short or unsurfaced airstrips makes them highly desirable for regional air lifts. The C-130J is also an important asset in Australia's search and survivor assistance and disaster

relief efforts.

Parade Ground

10:10 - 10:30

Outdoor Battle Physical Training Exercise

A display that gives you an insight into the types of activities undertaken in an

ADFA physical training session.

Parade Ground

10:15 - 10:45

Above Pool Obstacle Course Demonstration

The over water obstacle course is an intense course that takes place above a swimming pool. See midshipmen and officer cadets see the course through to completion or fall into the water.

Indoor Sports Centre Pool

10:35 - 10:50

Australian Army Parachute Display Team

Watch the Australian Army Parachute Display Team demonstrate the skills that reside at the Parachute Training School by exiting from the aircraft, developing a team formation and landing together with pin-point accuracy with

flags flying.

Parade Ground

10:55 - 11:20

RAAF Military Working Dogs Display

Military working dogs play a large role in protecting military assets and personnel.

In peace time, military working dogs provide security on military bases. During conflicts, they play a vital support role to ground defence teams on operations.

Watch the RAAF military working dogs and handlers in action, as they demonstrate their talents and the duties.

Parade Ground

10:45 - 11:05

Fencing Demonstration

The ADFA fencing team display their fencing talents – one of the many extra curricular activities available at ADFA.

In front of Academy Cadets Mess

10:55 - 11:30

Meet the Australian Army Parachute Display Team

Meet the Australian Army Parachute Display Team and watch a parachute packing demonstration.

Concourse

11:00 - 12:00

ARC Womens Rugby 7's match

Sporting competition within ADFA is as strong as you will find it. In this match,

female midshipmen and officer cadets will showcase their skills and passion in a fast-paced game of 7's Rubgy.

Dowsett Oval

11:25 - 11:50

ADFA Marching Band Performance

The ADFA Marching Band showcases the talents of many midshipmen and officer cadets.

Parade Ground

11:30 - 12:00

Abseiling Demonstration

Experienced midshipmen and officer cadets demonstrate military adventure training.

Library Wall

11:50 - 12:05

RAAF Roulettes Aerial Display

An event not to be missed, watch the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) elite formation aerobatic team, known as the Roulettes showcase Air Force flying skills. The display requires a very high level of concentration and determined effort. The aircraft fly at speeds of up to 460 km/h and occasionally up to 590 km/h depending on the type of manoeuvre, and fly as close as 3m apart. All aircraft may 'pull' up to 4.5 'G' with Roulette 5 pulling as much as 6 'G'.

Parade Ground

12:00 - 12:30

Above Pool Obstacle Course Demonstration

The over water obstacle course is an intense course that takes place above a swimming pool. See midshipmen and officer cadets see the course through to completion or fall into the water.

Indoor Sports Centre Pool

12:05 - 12:30

Infantry Attack

Watch midshipmen and officer cadets perform a simulated ground based infantry attack.

Parade Ground

12:30 - 14:00

Rugby Match - ARC Artists vs Engineers

Watch the ADFA Rugby Union Club Artists play against ADFA Engineers - a match not to be missed.

Dowsett Oval

12:35 - 13:00

ADFA Precision Drill Team

Watch the ADFA Precision Drill Team perform a specialised drill display containing over 200 movements performed entirely from memory, without words of command.

Parade Ground

13:05 - 13:30

RAAF Military Working Dogs Display

Military working dogs play a large role in protecting military assets and personnel.

In peace time, military working dogs provide security on military bases. During conflicts, they play a vital support role to ground defence teams on operations. Watch the RAAF military working dogs and handlers in action, as they demonstrate their talents
and the duties.

Parade Ground

13:30 - 14:00

Above Pool Obstacle Course Demonstration

The over water obstacle course is an intense course that takes place above a swimming pool. See midshipmen and officer cadets see the course through to completion or fall into the water.

Indoor Sports Centre Pool

13:35 - 13:50

Australian Army Parachute Display Team

Watch the Australian Army Parachute Display Team demonstrate a military jump with their combat equipment, develop a team formation and land together with pin-point accuracy.

Parade Ground

13:55 - 14:15

ADFA Pipes and Drums

The ADFA Pipes and Drums showcases the talents of many midshipmen and officer cadets.

Parade Ground

13:55 - 14:20

Meet the Australian Army Parachute Display Team

Meet the Australian Army Parachute Display Team and watch a parachute packing demonstration.

Concourse

14:00 - 14:20

Deadlift Competition

Watch ADFA's fittest midshipmen and officer cadets compete.

In front of Academy Cadets Mess

14:15

RAAF Hawk 127 Flypast

The Hawk 127 lead-in fighter prepares qualified Air Force pilots for operational conversion to F/A-18A and F/A-18B Hornets and F/A-18F Super Hornets.

Parade Ground

14:20 - 14:45

RAAF Military Working Dogs Display

Military working dogs play a large role in protecting military assets and personnel.

In peace time, military working dogs provide security on military bases. During conflicts, they play a vital support role to ground defence teams on operations. Watch the RAAF military working dogs and handlers in action, as they demonstrate their talents and
the duties.

Parade Ground

14:30 - 14:50

Taekwondo Demonstration

Watch midshipmen and officer cadets demonstrating various techniques and moves associated with taekwondo.

In front of Academy Cadets Mess

14:30 - 15:00

Meet the Roulettes

Meet and greet with the Roulettes.

Concourse

14:30 - 15:00

Abseiling Demonstration

Experienced midshipmen and officer cadets demonstrate military adventure training.

Library Wall

14:50 - 15:00

Fast Roping

Watch an exciting display of Navy Clearance Divers fast rope from a helicopter, a technique faster than abseiling. A spectacular sight not to be missed.

Parade Ground

15:00 - 15:20

Fencing Demonstration

The ADFA fencing team display their fencing talents – one of the many extra curricular activities available at ADFA.

In front of Academy Cadets Mess

15:05 - 15:30

Outdoor Battle Physical Training Exercise

A display that gives you an insight into the types of activities undertaken in an ADFA physical training session.

Parade Ground

15:35 - 16:00

Infantry Attack

Watch midshipmen and officer cadets perform a simulated ground based infantry attack.

Parade Ground

* Please note that events, displays and venues are subject to change. Some displays are also subject to cancellation due to weather.