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99th Annual Department Convention

Des Moines, Iowa

July 21-23, 2017

The purpose of the Convention is for the election of Department Officers, ratification of the Department Constitution & By-Laws, and for establishing the policies and positions of The American Legion. Reports will be given by the Department Commissions & Committees on American Legion programs and numerous awards will be presented.

Meeting Location & Headquarters Hotel

Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport/Conference Center
6111 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, Iowa  50321
Rate: $99.00
Ask for The American Legion rate when making reservations.

Department Convention Abbreviated Schedule

10:00 am Noon Commission/Committee Meetings
1:00 3:00 pm Convention Committee Meetings
4:00 6:00 pm American Legion General Session
7:00 9:00 pm Joint Session with Auxiliary & SAL
9:00 11:30 am American Legion General Session
1:00 3:00 pm American Legion General Session
3:00 4:00 pm District Caucuses
5:00 6:00 pm Color Guard Contest
7:00 8:30 pm Iowa Military Veterans Band Concert
8:00 9:00 am Memorial Service
9:00 am Noon American Legion General Session

Color Guard Competition Rules (PDF)

Color Guard Competition Entry Form (PDF)

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