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

2021 American Legion meeting dates and holidays

*Due to COVID-19, all events are subject to change.* Lined through events are canceled.

January
16        Deadline for 2022 Sports Bids
18        Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, holiday

February
10        Legislative Day, Pierre
15        Presidents' Day holiday
19-21   Midwinter Conference, Oacoma *DEC ONLY*
21        State Oratory Contest, Oacoma

March

Feb 28- March 3     Washington Conference
1           Scholarship Application due to HQ
3-5        DSO School - Washington DC
13         District 8 Spring Meeting
14         District 7 Spring Meeting
20         District 3 Spring Meeting
21         District 6 Spring Meeting
21         Youth Trooper Applications due
20-26    National Legion College - (2020 Class Postponed until Nov; 2021 Class May be held in Dec)
27         District 5 Spring Meeting
28         District 4 Spring Meeting
April
2          Good Friday, holiday
9-11     Oratorical Contest Finals - Indianapolis  (CANCELLED)
10        District 1 Spring Meeting
11        District 2 Spring Meeting
24-25  District Commander Seminar - Pierre
May
1        Boys State Registration Closes
3-6     National Spring Meetings
31      Memorial Day, holiday
31      Boys State Starts

June
May 31-June 4       South Dakota Boys State - Aberdeen
3          Legion Day at Boys State
24-27   South Dakota State Convention, Huron

July
4          Independence Day
5          Independence Day, holiday
            Finance Commission meets at Cedar Shores
12-16   Youth Trooper Academy - Pierre
15        Legion Day at Youth Trooper Academy
18        Department Executive Committee meets at Cedar Shores
20-25   Junior Shooting Sports Tournament - Colorado Springs, CO
23-31   Boys Nation, Washington, D.C.
28-30   DSO School - Indianapolis
29-31   Nat'l Membership Workshop - Indianapolis

August
12-17   Legion Baseball World Series, Shelby, N.C.
27-Sept 2  102nd National Convention, Phoenix, AZ

September
2-6       South Dakota State Fair
6          Labor Day, holiday
11-12   Legion Golf Tournament Glenridge Day 1 Golf Course in Irene
Legion Golf Tournament Day 2 Bluffs Golf Course in Vermillion
11        District 2 Fall Meeting - Rapid City
12        District 1 Fall Meeting - Isabel
18-19   Children & Youth Conference, Indianapolis
18        District 4 Fall Meeting - Redfield
19        District 5 Fall Meeting - Gary
24-26   Americanism Conference, Indianapolis
25        District 7 Fall Meeting - Garretson
26        District 8 Fall Meeting - Hurley

October
11         Native American Day, holiday
4-7        Fall Meetings, Indianapolis
23         District 6 Fall Meeting - Chamberlain
24         District 3 Fall Meeting - Pierre

November
11       Veterans Day, holiday
15       Employer Awards due to HQ
25-26  Thanksgiving, holiday

December
       Legislative Roundtable, Sioux Falls
       Legislative Roundtable, Watertown
       Legislative Roundtable, Rapid City
       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
23-24  Christmas, holiday
31-January 3, 2022 New Year’s, holiday