(Note: The following agenda for the 2017 National Convention in Reno, Nevada is subject to change.)


Friday, August 18, 2017:

Most delegates and alternate delegates arrive in convention city and pick up their convention packets and credentials.

Convention Screening Committees meet.

Color Guard Contests.


Saturday, August 19, 2017:

All Standing Commissions and Committees meet.

*National Historian Luncheon.  (Ticketed event)

Band Contest.

National Convention Parade Meeting.

National American Legion College Alumni Association Meeting.


Sunday, August 20, 2017:

*ANAVICUS Breakfast.  (Ticketed event)

*National Chaplain’s Breakfast.  (Ticketed event)

All National Convention Committees meet.

NALPA Annual Meeting.

Patriotic Memorial Service.

National Convention Parade (through downtown Reno).

Tri-Stack Party, (South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska).


Monday, August 21, 2017:

The Department of South Dakota Delegation Caucus.

*LIT Noon Luncheon.  (Ticketed event)

National Sergeant-At-Arms Meeting.

Pre-National Executive Committee Meeting.

100th Anniversary Workshop.

*NALPA Luncheon.  (Ticketed event)

*Past Department Commanders Club Luncheon.  (Ticketed event)


Tuesday, August 22, 2017:

American Legion GENERAL SESSION.

*National Commander’s Banquet.  (Ticketed event)


Wednesday, August 23, 2017:

*Central States Caucus Breakfast.  (Ticketed event)

American Legion GENERAL SESSION.


Thursday, August 24, 2017:

American Legion GENERAL SESSION.

Election of National Officers.

Post-National Executive Committee Meeting.