Staff Reporter

COIMBATORE: Inter-group competitions for cadets of the National Cadet Corps belonging to Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman and Nicobar Islands will begin on September 25 at Dharapuram.

According to a release from Group Commander Colonel V.K. Saini, the competition will enable to shortlist cadets who will represent Tamil Nadu at the Republic Day camp and parade in January 2010. This year’s competition is being held under the aegis of the NCC Group HQ Coimbatore.

The competitions will go on till October 4 at the Viveham Higher Secondary School. Cadets will be tested in drill, firing, communication skills, endurance and physical fitness and cultural events. Those interested in witnessing the competitions, can contact the reception cell at the school.