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

2022 American Legion meeting dates and holidays

July through the end of the year have been updated.

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
22-30   Boys Nation, Washington, D.C.
27-29   DSO School - Indianapolis
28-30   Nat'l Membership Workshop - Indianapolis

August
11-16   Legion Baseball World Series, Shelby, N.C.
26-Sept 1  103rd National Convention, Milwaukee, WI

September
1-5       South Dakota State Fair
5          Labor Day, holiday
10-11   Legion Golf Tournament in Hartford
10        District 1 Fall Meeting - Lemmon
18        District 2 Fall Meeting -
19-23   Americanism/Children & Youth Conference, Indianapolis
24        District 6 Fall Meeting -
25        District 3 Fall Meeting -
24-26   Americanism Conference, Indianapolis

October
1            SDAL Honor Flight
10         Native American Day, holiday
10-13    Fall Meetings, Indianapolis
22         District 7 Fall Meeting - The Alliance/Post 15
23         District 8 Fall Meeting -
29         District 4 Fall Meeting
30         District 5 Fall Meeting

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
23-26  Christmas, holiday
31   Firefighter/EMT and Law Officer Of The Year apps due to HQ
31-January 2, 2023 New Year’s, holiday