Dress Standards

The links below will assist you in navigating the confusing world of Army Cadet dress regulations, maintaining your uniform, and where to sew on your earned badges.

Examples of the uniforms are also shown to assist cadets with what should be worn on a Wednesday parade night or during a scheduled Cadet Event.

CJCR Dress Instructions – Ch 6 Orders of Dress – this is the official standard for orders of dress., which provides a visual description of each uniform class including the C-1 and C-5 (FTU or Field Training Uniform) uniforms;

The 676 Army Cadets use a slightly modified version of this document, given that the Lorne Scots Corps also wear kilts. The document is what should be followed. Cadets must familiarize themselves with the dress and uniform requirements during all training and scheduled activities

  1. C1, C1H – Ceremonial Dress
  2. C2, C2H – Mess Dress
  3. C3 Service Dress
  4. C5 Training Dress
  5. Sports or PT Gear (sports and fitness attire with cadet issued green or black Corps T shirt).

CJCR Dress Instructions – everything you could possibly want to know about Army cadet dress standards.


CATO 46-01 Annex D – Army Cadet Badges – a complete list of all Cadet badges and explanations of what each badge means with proper Left and Right Sleeve placement

CATO 46-01 Annex F – Illustrated References – Drawings and sketches of acceptable hair styles, moustaches, allowable jewellery, medal placement and boot lacing requirements.

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