The Citadel Celebrating 159 Years
The Citadel will celebrate the 159th anniversary of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets during its Corps Day Weekend March 15-17.
One of the most highly attended Citadel attractions, Corps Day will feature a cadet talent show, dress parades, the presentation of the Palmetto Medal Awards, and numerous athletic events.
The Citadel Corps Day tradition began with the colleges inception in 1843 when the first 20 cadets reported for class at the old Citadel on Marion Square in downtown Charleston.
Highlights of Corps Day include the following events:
Note: Inclement weather schedule for outdoor events will be announced as the situation requires.