Kentucky American Legion



American Legion National Convention


The American Legion’s largest annual meeting is the national convention. Each of the Legion’s 55 departments – the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, France, Mexico and Philippines – is entitled to a minimum of five voting delegates to the national convention. A department is granted one extra delegate, a member in good standing, for each 1,000 members (or major fraction thereof) 30 days before the convention. The five annually elected vice commanders round out the group of delegates present. The national convention delegates alone have the authority to approve changes to the Legion’s constitution and bylaws. The group is also responsible for passing programs that determine the course of the Legion, setting membership dues for the upcoming year, and electing a national commander and five national vice commanders to serve until the next convention.


Click here to see Convention details 

(This is the National website and is updated

whenever new information is available.)


Future National Convention Sites

Charlotte, North Carolina - August 25 - 31, 2023

New Orleans, Louisiana - August 23 - 29, 2024

Tampa Bay, Florida - August 22 - 28, 2025

Louisville, Kentucky - August 28 - September 3, 2026