102nd Annual Convention of The American Legion Department of South Dakota

2020 Department Convention

Crossroads Hotel and Huron Convention Center
Huron, SD
June 18-21, 2020

Address: 100 4th St. SW, Huron, SD 57350
Phone(605) 352-3204
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When making reservations, please mention that you are with the American Legion.  There is a block of hotel rooms reserved for our Convention that does not show with online reservation websites.

Convention Committee

The American Legion Department of South Dakota
102nd Annual Department Convention
June 18-21, 2020 in Huron, SD
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CREDENTIALS COMMITTEE - 
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INTERNAL ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE – 
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LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE – 
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NATIONAL SECURITY COMMITTEE –  
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NEXT MEETING PLACE COMMITTEE – 
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REHABILITATION COMMITTEE – 
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RESOLUTIONS COMMITTEE – 
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Convention Elections

2020 State Convention elections will be held on Sunday, June 21, 2020, approximately 12:00 noon during the 102nd Annual State Convention held at the Huron Convention Center in Huron, SD.  Legionnaires endorsed by their home Post for a Department office are listed below.

 

DEPARTMENT COMMANDER CANDIDATES:
Ed Stringer, Post #15, Sioux Falls, SD

STATE VICE COMMANDER CANDIDATES:
Districts 1-2:  
Eugene Iron Shell Jr., Post #125, Rosebud, SD

Districts 3-8: 
Doug Feltman, Post #3, Chamberlain, SD

DEPARTMENT SERGEANT-AT-ARMS CANDIDATES:
Greg Geiman, Post #11, Wagner, SD

NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE CANDIDATES:

ALTERNATE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE CANDIDATES:  

 

 

Convention Auction

The annual fun auction is scheduled be held during the 2020 State Convention in Huron, SD.

Last year the auction was very successful and raised over $8,000.  Proceeds from the Fun Auction are donated to the South Dakota American Legion Foundation.

We are looking for donations for this years Fun Auction.  If you would like to donate items for the Auction, please e-mail adjutant@sdlegion.com with a description of the item being donated so it can be added to the list.  Thank you.

Convention Agenda

2020 Schedule coming soon...

Thursday, June 6

10:00 a.m. Finance Commission Meeting – Meeting Room 1

1:00 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting – Meeting Room 1

4:30 p.m. Membership Council Meeting – Meeting Room 1

6:00 p.m. PDC Dinner – TBD

Friday, June 7   

8:00 a.m.   Registration – Lobby

9:00 a.m. Honor Guard Competition

10:00 a.m. Resolutions Committee Meeting – Meeting Room 3

11:30 a.m. SDALPA Luncheon – TBD

1:30 p.m. Americanism Committee – Meeting Room 1

Rehabilitation Committee – Meeting Room 2

Credentials Committee – Meeting Room 11

Employment Committee – Meeting Room 12

Friday, June 7  - Continued

Rules Committee – Meeting Room 13

Internal Organization Committee – Meeting Room 8

Next Meeting Place Committee – Meeting Room 3

Legislative Committee – Meeting Room 14

National Security Committee – Meeting Room 9

4:00 p.m. Legion Riders – Meeting Room 10

5:00 p.m. Go Getter Reception – TBD

7:00 p.m. Go Getter Dinner – TBD

8:00 p.m. Fun Auction – Meeting Rooms 11-14

Saturday, June 8

8:00 a.m.   Registration – Lobby

9:00 a.m. Convention Business Session – Ballroom A

3:30 p.m. Session Ends

4:00 p.m. Memorial Service – Meeting Room 8-10

5:00 p.m. Joint Banquet Reception – Ballroom A

6:00 p.m. Joint Banquet – Ballroom A

8:00 p.m. Joint Dance – Ballroom A

Sunday, June 9    

8:00 a.m. Registration – Lobby

9:00 a.m. Convention Business Session – Ballroom A

11:45 a.m. State Convention Sweepstakes Drawing

12:00 p.m. Elections - Ballroom A

1:00 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting - Ballroom A

SAL MEETS SATURDAY AT 9:00 A.M. Meeting Room 6

Meeting Room 5 is reserved for Department HQ Office Computers/Printers