NOTE:  All dates, locations and times are subject to change without notice.

April 2017:
21-23:  National Oratorical Contest Finals, Indianapolis, Indiana.
23-25:  National Auxiliary President Mary Davis of Washington visits South Dakota.
28-30:  DAV State Convention, Ft. Pierre.
29-30:  New District Commander’s Seminar, Dakota Sioux Casino, Watertown.

May 2017:
1:  Deadline for Good Samaritan Award Applications to State Headquarters.
5:  Deadline for Constitution and Bylaws Resolutions to State Headquarters.
14:  Mothers’ Day.
20:  Armed Forces Day.
29:  Memorial Day.  American Legion Headquarters office closed.
29-Jun 2:  Boys State, Northern State University, Aberdeen, SD.

June 2017:
1:  June Edition of South Dakota Legion News on Website.
1:  “Legion Day” at Boys State, NSU, Aberdeen, SD.
2:  Pride of the Prairie, “White Buffalo” membership award winners determined.
6:  D-Day.
13:  Deadline for State Convention Resolutions to State Headquarters.
13:  Bid deadline to host the 2022 State Convention.
13:  Bid deadline to host the 2022 MidWinter Conference.
14:  U.S. Army Birthday.
14:  Flag Day.  *This is an important membership target date.
15-18:  American Legion State Convention, Watertown, SD.
15:  Department Finance Commission Meeting, Watertown.
15:  Department Executive Committee Meeting, Watertown.
16:  Convention Committee Meetings, Watertown.
17-18:  State Convention General Sessions, Watertown Event Center.
17:  “Walk for Veterans” with National Commander Charles Schmidt, Watertown.
17:  Fun Auction, Ramkota Hotel, Watertown.
18:  State Convention Election of new Department Officers, Watertown.
18:  Father’s Day.
22-25:  VFW State Convention, Pierre.
26-30:  6th annual Youth Trooper Academy, Pierre, SD.

July 2017:
1:  Consolidated Post Reports due to State Headquarters.
3:  BHNC Unaccompanied Veterans Memorial Service, 9 a.m.
4:  Independence Day.  American Legion Headquarters office closed.
21-25:  Class B State American Legion Baseball Tournament, Winner, SD.
26-30:  Class A State American Legion Baseball Tournament, Rapid City, SD.
26-30:  Junior Class A State American Legion Baseball Tournament, Yankton, SD.
23:  Parent’s Day.

August 2017:
1:  August Edition of South Dakota Legion News on Website.
4:  U.S. Coast Guard Birthday.
4-6:  Junior Class B State American Legion Baseball Tournament, Groton, SD.
7:  Purple Heart Day.
10-15:  American Legion Baseball World Series Tournament, Shelby, North Carolina.
18-24:  99th Annual American Legion National Convention, Reno, Nevada.

September 2017:
4:  Labor Day.  American Legion Headquarters office closed.
11:  Patriot Day.
15:  National POW/MIA Recognition Day.
18:  U.S. Air Force Birthday.
24:  Gold Star Mother’s Day.

October 2017:
1:  October Edition of South Dakota Legion News on Website.
2:  BHNC Unaccompanied Veterans Memorial Service, 9 a.m.
9:  Columbus Day / Native Americans Day.  American Legion Headquarters office closed.
13:  U.S. Navy Birthday.
28-Nov 3:  National American Legion College, Indianapolis, Indiana.
31:  Halloween.

November 2017:
5:  Daylight Saving Time Ends.
10:  Marine Corps Birthday.
11:  Veterans Day.
23:  Thanksgiving Day.  American Legion Headquarters office closed.

December 2017:
1:  December Edition of South Dakota Legion News on Website.
7:  Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
13:  U.S. National Guard Birthday.
24:  Christmas Eve.
25:  Christmas Day.  American Legion Headquarters office closed.
31:  New Years Eve.