November 6-8, 2020

Information Coming Soon!

Want To Go? Families Must REGISTER in Advance! 

Please complete BOTH steps below to attend the Autumn Ball Weekend…

Step #1
Coming Soon!

Please sign up for a Day & Time to meet with your son’s TAC Officer and Teacher(s) to discuss his experience at the Academy. Appointments are limited and fill up quickly. Sign up in advance as we can NOT guarantee a Teacher/TAC Conference this weekend without an appointment.

Step #2
Coming Soon!

RSVP for each Weekend Event that your family wishes to attend. Registration in advance is highly recommended.

For any questions regarding Autumn Ball Weekend activities and registration, please contact:

Natalie Blue
Events & Patron Affairs Manager

Check out Where to Stay for tips on local hotels that offer discounted rates for ANA families, and Transportation Options to get to/from ANA.

All photos from this weekend can be viewed and downloaded on our Flickr page! Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram and tag @armyandnavyacademy in your social media posts!

Specific Event Details

What To Wear

Friday Night Football: Black and Gold – Warrior pride! 

Senior Ring Ceremony: Cocktail Attire

Grand March: Cocktail Attire

Taste of Southern California: Cocktail Attire

Military Review & Academic Awards Ceremony: Casual – plan to bring a hat or umbrella for sun protection


Local Liberty

Local Liberty is when Cadets may check out with their Parents (only) during a closed weekend.

The Autumn Ball Weekend Local Liberty times are:

Friday, October 25

7th – 11th Grade

1:00 PM – 4:45 PM

12th Grade 

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Senior Whites Yearbook Photo – Senior Lawn (must stay until photos are complete then may join Local Liberty)

*Cadets may check out with parents at end of Football Game

Saturday, October 26

11:00 AM

Seniors return 4:30 PM

7th – 11th  return 5:30 PM

Cadets may check out  with parents after 9:30 PM

Sunday, October 27

12:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Cadets must return to campus by 8:00 PM

Welcome Table

Did you register online? Great! Be sure to come by to see us and pick up your Welcome Packet with information regarding the weekend, your raffle tickets and your personalized name badge.

Missed the registration cut off time? No, problem! Come see us at one of the following Welcome Tables so that we can get you registered for this weekends events. 

Welcome Tables (near operations):

Friday, October 25

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Saturday, October 26

8:00am – 12:00pm

Tailgate BBQ

Friday, October 25
5:00pm – 6:30pm

Is there anything better than a fall Football Tailgate? What about a Football Tailgate that includes a free BBQ dinner? That’s right, we will see you there!

Join us Friday on Miller Lawn at 5pm to gear up for a great football game. Come hungry!

**vegetarian and gluten free options will be available

Go Warriors!!

Friday Night Football

Friday, October 25
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Help us cheer on our Army and Navy Academy Warriors as they take on the Tri-City Christian Eagles Friday night at Maffucci Field . Kickoff is at 7pm.

Morning Colors

Saturday, October 26
8:30am – 8:45am

Families are invited to watch a daily Cadet Ceremony where they honor our American Flag.

Parent-Teacher-TAC Conferences

Friday, October 25
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Saturday, October 26
9:00am – 1:30pm

Utilize this opportunity to sit down together with your Cadet’s teachers and TAC officer. These conferences are by appointment only. Book yours here!

Spring Break Meeting

Saturday, October 26
1:30pm – 2:15pm

This meeting will be located in the Library and is mandatory for parents of registered Travelers (only).

Senior Ring Ceremony

Saturday, October 26
5:30pm – 7:00pm

You won’t want to miss the official ceremony where each ring is presented to each graduating senior by his chosen family member or mentor.  The ring is specifically created by the class with their “logo” and senior design.  It is dedicated  to the year and class with this ceremony. Photos are taken in the Chapel with the historical display ring that has been use for decades to commemorate this special ceremony.

Grand March

Saturday, October 26
7:00pm – 7:30pm

This is a traditionally military walk including the entire senior class with escort and ranking Officers and wives.  It is a formal march that joins the ranks displaying the grandeur of the class.

Autumn Military Ball

Saturday, October 26
7:30pm – 10:00pm

Autumn Ball is our biggest event of the fall! Warrior families come out to enjoy several events on campus- one of them being the Grand March and Autumn Ball dance on Saturday evening. Along with an escort, the senior cadets showcase their new class rings in military fashion in Duffield sports center followed by their first dance with a family member, teacher, friend, or date. The rest of the corps of cadets look on and then join after for a night of dancing, laughing, fun competitions, and social time with ladies from over 20 local schools. The senior cadets visit many of these schools the week prior to the dance to personally invite the ladies to enjoy the festivities of the evening.

Taste of Southern California - ANAPA Sponsored Event

The Army and Navy Academy’s Parents Association invites you to A Taste of Southern California. This will be a lovely evening of delicious food, local wine and beer, live music and art. 

When: Saturday, October 26, 2019

7:00PM – 10:00PM

Where: We are transforming the inside of Davis Hall

Who: ANA Parents, family and friends that are over 21 years old. 

Tickets are $50 per person

Middle School Social

Saturday, October 26
6:00pm – 10:00pm

Saturday night event for the 7th & 8th grade classes. This is an offsite event that the middle school cadets will surely enjoy! 

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, October 27
8:30am – 10:00am

Start your morning in the Mess Hall for Frank’s famous pancake breakfast with our families, Cadets, and campus community!

ANAPA Meeting

Sunday, October 27
9:30am – 10:30am

Whether you’re interested in getting involved with ANAPA, or simply want to learn more about how ANAPA supports your Cadet on campus, come get your questions answered about the Parents’ Association here at ANA.

Military Review & Academic Awards Ceremony

Sunday, October 27
11:00am – 12:15pm

Bring a hat for this dress parade that  includes formal review of the corp of cadets and academic awards for the Spring semester of 2019