2011 Legion streaming schedule set

The American Legion will stream several of its major summer events over legion.org live, free of charge, for the benefit of Legion members and other viewers.

The National Oratorical Contest Finals will be streamed during the competition in Indianapolis, April 17. The Boys Nation candidate debates, elections, final senate session and graduation ceremony will be streamed during the conference in Washington, July 22-30. The American Legion Baseball World Series will be streamed from its new permanent home in Shelby, N.C., Aug. 12-16. The National Convention Color Guard Contest, Band Contest, Patriotic Memorial Service, parade and general sessions will be streamed during the convention in Minneapolis, Aug. 26-Sept. 1.

All streams will emanate from www.legion.org. Here is the complete schedule:

National Oratorical Finals – Indianapolis

Sunday, April 17, 10 a.m. EST

Boys Nation – Washington

Candidate Debates, Tuesday, July 26, 3 p.m. EST

Elections, Tuesday, July 26, 6:30 p.m. EST

Final Senate Session, Friday, July 29, 8 a.m. EST

Graduation Ceremony, Friday, July 29, 7:30 p.m. EST

Baseball World Series – Shelby, N.C.

Friday, Aug. 12

Game 1: Central Plains vs. Great Lakes, 10 a.m. EST

Game 2: Western vs. Mid-South (Doubleheader)

Game 3: Northwest vs. Mid-Atlantic, 5 p.m. EST

Game 4: Southeast vs. Northeast (Doubleheader)

Saturday, Aug. 13

Game 5: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 3, 10 a.m. EST

Game 6: Loser Game 2 vs. Loser Game 4 (Doubleheader)

Game 7: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 3, 5 p.m. EST

Game 8: Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 4 (Doubleheader)

Sunday, Aug. 14

Game 9: Winner Game 6 vs. Loser Game 7, 1 p.m. EST

Game 10: Winner Game 5 vs. Loser Game 8, 5 p.m. EST

Game 11: Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8 (Doubleheader)

Monday, Aug. 15

Game 12: Winner Game 9 vs. Loser Game 11, 4 p.m. EST

Game 13: Winner Game 10 vs. Winner Game 11 (Doubleheader)

Tuesday, Aug. 16

Game 14: Winner Game 12 vs. Winner Game 13, 4 p.m. EST

Game 15, if Winner Game 11 loses Game 13 or if Winner Game 12 wins Game 14: (Doubleheader)

National Convention – Minneapolis

Color Guard Contest, Saturday, Aug. 27, 8 a.m. CST

Band Contest, Saturday, Aug. 27, 1 p.m. CST

Patriotic Memorial Service, Sunday, Aug. 28, 11 a.m. CST

Parade, Sunday, Aug. 28, 4:30 CST

General Session Day One, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 8:30 a.m. CST

General Session Day Two, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 8:30 a.m. CST

General Session Day Three, Thursday, Sept. 1, 8:30 a.m. CST


  1. I would really like to be able to watch a video of the parade in Minneapolis. Will it be available to stream? Thank you
  2. Will the video from the band contest be available for viewing after the competition? It is a great event that could be shared with many.
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