Naval Academy Presents 45th Annual International Ball

| March 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Naval Academy will present the 45th annual International Ball Saturday, April 16 at 8 p.m. in Alumni Hall. This event is open to the public.  Tickets are required.

The annual International Ball is a formal event to celebrate and honor the international midshipmen and officers at the academy and to broaden international exposure for the midshipmen.  Currently 50 international midshipmen and nine international officers represent 36 countries at the academy.

The ball is a black tie event which will feature exhibition dances performed by midshipmen, the Trident Brass, the Electric Brigade and a DJ.  Appetizers and light refreshments will be served.

Tickets can be purchased online in advance for $10 per person, starting Thursday, March 10 through www.usna.edu/InternationalBall or directly through http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?organ_val=2870&pid=6975399. Tickets purchased at the door are $15 per person, cash sales only.  Tickets are not available by phone for this event.

Guests attending this event are encouraged to use the free shuttle bus that will run from the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium to Alumni Hall from 7 p.m. to 12:45 a.m. Guests may park at the stadium by entering through Gate #5 on Taylor Avenue.  There is a $5 parking fee per vehicle. Vehicles without Department of Defense decals are not permitted on Naval Academy grounds.  Handicapped visitors with proper decals are permitted through Gate 1 after a vehicle inspection.  Guests may enter the academy by walking through Gate 3 (Maryland Ave.) and will be required to show valid, government-issued picture identification.  All bags are subject to search.

For more information about the Naval Academy’s International Program, visit http://www.usna.edu/InternationalProgram/index.htm.  For more information about the Naval Academy, visit www.usna.edu.

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