The Day Dress is the attire worn on most parades, consisting of a white short-sleeve shirt and dark blue pants (or dark blue skirts for female Primers).
The following are also worn:
Field service cap with cap badge
Dark blue socks
Black boots (laced)
This attire is designed to be worn for musketry training and is suitable for drill practice or less formal occasions. It consists of the blue BB Primers regulation T-shirt, name tag and dark blue longs (dark blue skirts for ladies). Field service cap, belt and black shoes (court shoes for ladies) are also worn. Primers Field Rank is also to be worn.
Primers are reminded that for Brigade level activities, events or courses that stipulates Musketry Dress, only the BB Regulation blue (not white) Primers' Polo Tee shirt is to be worn. The name tag and dark blue pants/skirts are also to be worn unless otherwise stated.
This attire is for informal occasions or when fatigue duties are performed. It consists of the blue BB regulation T-shirt, name tag, dark blue pants/skirts for ladies or blue jeans (outdoor activities). Running shoes with dark blue socks is to be worn. Primers Field Rank is also to be worn.
Primers are reminded that for Brigade level activities, events or courses that stipulates Fatigue Dress, only the BB Regulation blue (not white) Primers' Polo Tee shirt is to be worn. The dark blue pants/skirts are also to be worn unless outdoor activities are stated.
This attire is for outdoor activities such as games or sports. It consists of the the blue BB regulation T-shirt, name tag, dark blue shorts, dark blue socks and running shoes.
Field Service Cap
The cap is worn on the right side of the head, one inch above the right ear and two finger breaths above the right eyebrow. The cap badge is worn on the left side of the cap at 5cm from the front.
White plastic measuring 7.5cm by 2cm worn slightly above the left breast pocket. Only the name of Boy should be engraved on it.
This should be worn fairly tightly around the waist with the buckle in the centre.
This indicates the rank and should be worn on both shoulders.
In the Primers Programme, changing of rank is an automated system. This means that in your first year as a Primer (typically 17 years old), you will hold the rank of a Cadet Lieutenant (CLT). In your second year, you will become a Senior Cadet Lieutenant (SCL). This rank holds for your third / fourth year in the Primers Programme if you are schooling in a Polytechnic.
However, please do note that Captains are also given the authority to hold the promotion of your rank based on the Company’s discretion of certain criteria set by your company are not met.
The blue lanyard is worn around the left shoulder with the long end to the back, secured by a knot to prevent slipping. The end of the remaining length is affixed to the left breast pocket button.
The Founder's collar pin is a souvenir badge, not a Proficiency badge, and should not be worn on any BB uniform or BB regulation blue Polo shirt.
The NYAA and Anchor Award, if awarded, should be worn above the name tag, with the NYAA badge to the left of the Anchor Award. Both awards should be worn slightly above the left breast pocket.
The NYAA and President's Award, if awarded, should be worn with the NYAA badge to the left of the Name Tag, and the President's Award centrally below them. The NYAA badge and Name Tag should be worn slightly above the left breast pocket.
- All members of The Boys' Brigade in Singapore should take pride in wearing their uniforms smartly.
- All uniforms should be kept clean and special care taken for the metal and leather parts.No parts of the uniform should be added on to or removed in public.
- All Boys in uniform are to salute to all BB Officers when at Brigade functions or activities.All male Officers are to be addressed as "Sir" and female Officers as "Madam" or "Ma'am" on parade. Off parade, Officers should be addressed as "Mr ", "Miss ", etc.
- Proper decorum should be adhered to when in uniform, as it affects the image of The Boys' Brigade.
As an approved CCA operating within schools, the BB needs to be compliant to the school rules pertaining to haircut. Officers are to lead by example, with neat haircut, adhering to the MOE guidelines for teachers in schools.
For Boys/Male Officers, the haircut should be neat, and should not cover the ears and eyebrows. Hair should be just above the collar at the back. No artificial colouration of hair is allowed and no body ornaments such as earrings should be worn.
For female Primers/Officers, the haircut should be neat with no loud colouring. Long hair should be neatly tied up.
All Boys who report for any Brigade activity, event or course with improper uniforms or haircut would be suspended from participation.
We require the assistance of all BB Officers to uphold the standards of attire and behaviour of our BB Boys at all times.
Any doubts pertaining to uniform matters should be brought to the attention of the Brigade Office.