Upcoming Events

April 2017

Drawing for South Dakota Fishing Trip

Date: April 14, 2017

Location: Fort Randall, South Dakota

Information: A drawing will be held for a fishing trip for two to Fort Randall in South Dakota. Tickets are on sale for $1.00 per ticket or 6 for $5.00 or 12 for $10.00. The trip is valued at $750.00. Proceeds will benefit the Gretna American Legion Roof Project and local charities.

Contact: Don Klaumann (Gretna ALR Director) (signon4321@gmail.com)

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May 2017

Central Nebraska Veterans Memorial Poker Run

Date: May 13, 2017

Location: Kearney VFW, 2215 1st Ave, Kearney, NE 68847

Time: Registration (11 am - 1 pm)

Information: Proceeds will support the Central Nebraska Veterans Memorial

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June 2017

Nebraska American Legion State Romp

Date: June 9-11, 2017

Location: American Legion Post 12, Chadron, NE

Information: This year's State Romp will be hosted by Chadron ALR Chapter 12, Gordon ALR Chapter 34, Hemingford ALR Chapter 9 and Gering ALR Chapter 36.

Download State Romp agenda.

Download State Romp registration form.

Contact: Casey Walton (Western NE Assistant ALR Liaison) (waltoncasey@hotmail.com)


5th Annual Hebron Poker Run

Date: June 10, 2017

Location: Stastny Community Center (Hwy 81 and Dove Road), Hebron, NE

Time: Registration (9am); Kick stands up (11am)

Cost: $20/person; $30/couple (includes meal)

Contact: Norm Caudy (caudytrucking@yahoo.com) or (402) 768-6134

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1st Annual 'Riding on Military Pride' North Regional Romp - Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho and Montana

Date: June 15-18, 2017

Location: American Legion Post 23, 112 N. B Street, Livingston, MT 59047

Time: Registration (2pm on Thursday, June 15th)

Cost: $45/person before June 5, 2017; $50/person after June 5, 2017

Contact: Scott Kautzman, ALR 23 President, at (406) 224-5200 or Don Oberquell, ALR 23 Secretery, at (406) 209-1707 or r5obie@wispwest.net

Download 2017 agenda.

Download 2017 pre-registration form.

Download 2017 contact information.


Ride the River Valley Fun Run

Date: June 17, 2017

Location: Bassett American Legion, 201 East Buchanan Street, Bassett, NE 68714

Time: Registration (10-10:30 am - Refreshments will be available); Kick stands up (11am)

Cost: Free (goodwill donation to the Post's Scholarship Program would be welcomed)

Information: The ride will go north through the beautiful Sandhills and Niobrara River Valley with one stop at another Legion Post. The ride will end in Bassett around 2:30pm where Riders will line up at the Rock County High School to fly the flags at the annual alumni parade.

Contact: Todd Quigley, ALR Chapter 123 Director, (todd@toddquigley.com) or (402) 382-5300


Thank-a-Veteran Poker Run

Date: June 17, 2017

Location: American Legion Post 1, 7811 Davenport Street, Omaha, NE

Time: Registration (10am)

Information: Celebrate Flag Day by shaking the hand of a veteran at local assisted living facilities and receive a poker card from that veteran to complete your poker hand. There will be food and prizes at Post 1 after the Run.

Contact: Scott Jones, ALR Commander, (swjones6446@gmail.com)

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July 2017

American Legion Motorcycle Rodeo

Date: July 1, 2017

Location: Weston County Fairgrounds, 24 Fairgrounds Rd, Newcastle, WY 82701

Time: Registration (11am); Events begin at 12pm

Cost: Admission (Donation); Events ($10.00 each)

Information: Events include slow race, barrel push, obstacle course, oldman's home, weiner bite, jousting and potato hunt.

Contact: Don Dafoe, ALR Commander, (307) 746-2603

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1st Annual Biker Rodeo

Date: July 22, 2017

Location: Rock County Fairgrounds, W. Highway 20, Bassett, NE 68714

Time: 11am - ?

Cost: Campsites available with or without hookups ($5.00); Admission/Beer Garden/Registration for 1 Event ($5.00); Additional events ($1.00)

Information:Good ol' fashioned games and competitions, i.e. Slowest Bike Race, Obstacle Coarse, Relay Race all w/prizes. Horseshoe pits available to enjoy at your leisure. Music and announcements all day long through our Fairgrounds' brand new sound system.

We will have INDOOR bike parking & an INDOOR BEER GARDEN! $3.00 drinks. Food also available.

Contact: Todd Quigley, ALR Chapter 123 Director, (todd@toddquigley.com) or (402) 382-5300