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Welcome

This site lists Civil Air Patrol's upcoming Cadet Special Activities (CSAs). It includes national activities and those wing and region activities approved to receive the CSA ribbon. These activities are designed to explore civilian and military aerospace careers, provide flight training, develop leadership, and enhance emergency services skills.

NCSA Registration Status Updates

EServices Registration & Payment System is open for LATE applications for summer activities. Applications submitted in eServices after 15 Jan are considered after all "On-Time" applicants.  Use this "Apply Online" link to access the application site on eServices. Notifications of winter placements went out in December. Notifications for on-time summer applicants will go out on 1 March.  Those cadets who remain on alternate lists after 1 March may be contacted at anytime to fill a slot.

Use the following course numbers to verify you are selecting the correct activity in the eServices preferences tab of your application.  Activities appear alphabetically, but will have the course number next to them in the tab.  You can download a sortable spreadsheet on the ncsas.com homepage for a complete listing of activity preference numbers.

eServices Short Name

Cadet & Escort Participant
Course #

Staff
Course #

Activity Full Name

National Cadet Competition

266

399

National Cadet Competition

National Cadet Competition (NCC) is the culminating activity of the Cadet Competition season.  Teams compete at wing and region level vying for a spot to compete at NCC.  This is not an NCSA but is listed here for reference purposes.

A kickoff letter outlining timelines and details for the upcoming NCC is posted under "NCC Competitor Information" on the Cadet Competition homepage.  Supporting regulations and pamphlets,team rosters, helps for wing/region competitions, links to NCC publicity, as well as instructions for how to register as a competitor, escort, staff member or banquet/awards ceremony guest, are also outlined on the page. 

Teams arrive between the afternoon of 27 June and NLT 1700 on 28 June.  Competition runs from 29 Jun to 1 July with banquet and awards ceremony on the evening of the 1st.  Teams depart on 2 July. 

Click here to jump to the Cadet Competition homepage.

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