2018 American Legion events to be streamed live

The American Legion will stream several major events in 2018 live, free of charge, through www.legion.org and www.facebook.com/americanlegionhq. All events are listed under Eastern time, and are tentative and/or subject to change. After the live stream, the events will be available for playback at www.legion.org/legiontv.

The following events are on the schedule:

Feb. 27, 8 a.m.: Washington Conference - Commander's Call

April 15, 10 a.m.: National Oratorical Contest Finals

Aug. 24, 5 pm.: National Convention - Color Guard Contest

Aug. 25, 1 p.m.: National Convention - Band Contest

Aug. 26, 11 a.m.: National Convention - Patriotic Memorial Service

Aug. 28, 8 a.m.: National Convention - General Sessions, Day One

Aug. 29, 8 a.m.: National Convention - General Sessions, Day Two

Aug. 30, 8:30 a.m.: National Convention - General Sessions, Day Three

The majority of this year's live-streamed events will take place in Minneapolis during the 100th National Convention. This is the perfect opportunity for Legion Family members who cannot be there in person to take part vicariously in the historic kickoff to the Centennial Celebration.