2022 Memorial Information for Honor Guard, Pipe Bands & Uniformed Personnel

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the California Firefighters Memorial in Sacramento’s Capitol Park.

CEREMONY DETAILS:
6:00pm, Saturday, July 30, 2022
Safe Credit Union Convention Center
1401 K Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

On the day of the ceremony all presenters must be in Class A uniform. Following the ceremony there will be an evening recessional to the Memorial Wall in Capitol Park.

If you are interested in participating, please complete the appropriate RSVP form below. Please remember there are no children/family/pets allowed in the recessional.

HONOR GUARD RSVP FORM

BAND REGISTRATION FORM

MANDATORY PRACTICE is on Friday, July 29, 2022, at SAFE Credit Union Convention Center. Casual dress is fine for rehearsal. 

10:00AM                       BAND REHEARSAL 

11:00AM-12:00PM    FLAG PRESENTER CHECK IN

12:00PM                        LUNCH 

1:00PM                          FULL GROUP REHEARSAL

Other uniformed personnel please RSVP via email to rsvpmem@cpf.org by June 17, 2022.

Questions can be directed to the California Fire Foundation at 916-641-1707 or cafirefoundation@cpf.org. Check back here for details. We will be regularly updating this page as we near the date of the event.

 

Information for Pipe Bands

Eligibility:

Current or retired firefighters who have command of their instrument and can accurately play the provided memorial tunes are welcome to participate.

Dress:

All participating players shall be kilted in a tartan kilt, and wear a minimum of uniform shirt and tie, and present in formal ensemble.  Doublets and plaids are encouraged if possessed.  Feather bonnets are restricted to Drum Majors only, all others will wear Glengarry caps.

Music:

The music for the 2022 Memorial has changed.  The music is available on the CFF website here.

Practice:

All participants will be required to attend practice on Friday, July 29th. Please use registration form to receive practice information via email. Due to the size of this ceremony, there are substantial changes in the program and the ceremony that need to be explained and practiced.

Registration: BAND REGISTRATION FORM

Thank you for your interest and participation in this year’s ceremony.