2018 Department Convention

NOTE:  You can now pay your convention fees using a credit card online.  After you complete the registration process you will get a link to “Pay Now”.  You can still mail your application with a check or use the convenient online payment.

This is the don’t miss event for Legionnaires in Virginia.  We hope to have you join us at the Department of Virginia 2018 Convention for lots of fun and valuable information.  Come network with other Legionnaires and learn more about The American Legion and the Department of Virginia.  This is an exciting and jam packed event with Meetings, Awards Ceremonies, Job Fair, Medical Screening, DMV Services, Blood Drive, Service Officer Assistance, and special events which include (click on the links to learn more):

⇒  Thursday Golf Tournament

⇒  Thursday Night Poolside Mixer

⇒  Thursday – Saturday Service Officer Assistance

⇒  Friday Veteran Health Fair and Blood Drive

⇒  Friday Veteran Job Fair

⇒  Friday – Saturday DMV2Go Van

⇒  Friday Night Wheel and Deal

⇒  Saturday Night Convention Banquet

⇒  Saturday Night Dance Party and Karaoke

Registration for the Convention is a two step process where the Hotel and Convention are two separate processes.  If you are not staying at the hotel you only need to register for the Convention. 

You can register online (preferred method) or download registration forms and collateral material. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!!.  Click on the “Convention Registration” image below to register for the Convention.  Click on the “Download Registration Form” image to download just the Convention Registration Form.  Click on the “Download Full Ad Packet” to download the entire Convention Packet.

This year the Convention is being held at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon, Virginia 20171.  Registration for a Hotel Room is a separate process from registration for the convention.  To access the special room booking rates for the Convention, click on the “Hotel Website” image below to navigate to the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel website in your browser. If you encounter difficulties you can also call 1-800-HILTONS. Before calling please make sure you have your credit card ready and advise them you want to make a reservation at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel for the American Legion Convention.

  • The room rate expected is: $104.00 + 12% Tax = $116.48 per night (verify rate when booking).
  • Book by June 22nd to make sure you can get a room.