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

2022 American Legion meeting dates and holidays

(Jan - Oct has been updated for 2023)

January (2023)
16        Deadline for 2022 Sports Bids
16        Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, holiday

February
 7        Legislative Day, Pierre
20       Presidents' Day holiday
10-12  Midwinter Conference, Huron
12       State Oratory Contest, Huron
15       Department Scholarship applications due to HQ
26-March 1  Washington Conference

March

1-3        DSO School - Washington DC
11         District 5 Spring Meeting
12         District 4 Spring Meeting
18         District 3 Spring Meeting
19         District 6 Spring Meeting
25         Youth Trooper Applications due
25         District 1 Spring Meeting
26         District 2 Spring Meeting
April
1            District 8 Spring Meeting
2            District 7 Spring Meeting
7            Good Friday, holiday
21-23     Oratorical Contest Finals - Indianapolis 
 
May
1        Boys State Registration Closes
8-11   National Spring Meetings
29      Memorial Day, holiday
29      Boys State Starts

June
May 29-June 2       South Dakota Boys State - Aberdeen
1          Legion Day at Boys State
8-11     South Dakota State Convention, Oacoma
19        Juneteenth, holiday

July
4          Independence Day, holiday
23-29   Boys Nation, Washington, D.C.
26-28   DSO School - Indianapolis
27-29   Nat'l Membership Workshop - Indianapolis

August
10-15   Legion Baseball World Series, Shelby, N.C.
25-31  104th National Convention, Charlotte, N.C.

September
Aug 31-4       South Dakota State Fair
4      Labor Day, holiday
Legion Golf Tournament in Hartford
District 1 Fall Meeting - Lemmon
District 2 Fall Meeting -
16-17   Americanism/Children & Youth Conference, Indianapolis
District 6 Fall Meeting -
District 3 Fall Meeting -
22-24   Americanism Conference, Indianapolis

October
9           Native American Day, holiday
9-12      Fall Meetings, Indianapolis
District 7 Fall Meeting - The Alliance/Post 15
District 8 Fall Meeting -
District 4 Fall Meeting
District 5 Fall Meeting

November (2022)
11       Veterans Day, holiday
15       Employer Awards due to HQ
24-25  Thanksgiving, holiday

December
       Human Services Christmas Party
       Sioux Falls VA Christmas Party
       Hot Springs VA Christmas Party
       Hot Springs Veterans Home Christmas Party
       Ft. Meade VA Christmas Party
23-26  Christmas, holiday
31   Firefighter/EMT and Law Officer Of The Year apps due to HQ
30-January 2, 2023 New Year’s, holiday