Shooting Sports finalists head to Colorado

Watch World Series Live. The 88th American Legion World Series (ALWS) in Shelby, N.C., is Aug. 14-19. All games leading up to the championship game on Aug. 19 will be streamed live via The championship game will be televised live by ESPNU. For the ALWS game schedule, visit:

Access USO lounge. American Legion delegates arriving and departing through Charlotte/Douglas International Airport during National Convention can access USO of North Carolina's lounge, Aug. 18-31. Register online here.


Top 30 JSSP finalists compete. The Legion’s Junior 3-Position Air Rifle National Championship in Colorado Springs, Colo., is July 29-Aug. 2. The top 15 individuals in both the sporter and precision category will compete for the championship title in their respective category. See who the winners are on Aug. 2 by visiting:

Correction: Band contest canceled. The June issue of Dispatch stated that the color guard contest for The American Legion’s 96th national convention in Charlotte had been canceled when in fact it’s the band contest that has been canceled. The band contest is canceled for 2014 only. Meanwhile, the color guard competition will be held Aug. 22 at 5 p.m. in the Charlotte Convention Center Hall A.