57th ANNUALAMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL CHAIRMAN’S CONFERENCECombined Americanism ConferenceSheraton Hotel City Centre – Indianapolis, IndianaSeptember 22–24, 2017Revised 14-Sep-17Friday, September 2212:00 – 6:00 p.m.Conference RegistrationSheraton Hotel City Centre – Lobby6:00 p.m.Baseball Chairman’s ConferenceOpening SessionSheraton Hotel – Meridian West, Lower LevelRecap of the 2017 SeasonSteve Cloud (IN), Asst. Dir.Update from Spring MeetingsJake Raile (ND), ALB Cmte.Saturday, September 238:00 a.m.Call to Order & Morning RemarksGary Stone (MO),NEC Rm. (Nat’l HQ)Conference Chairman8:15 a.m.Insurance Recap for 2017 SeasonS.A. Van Dyk Insurance8:45 a.m.Department Website UpdateJeremy Field (NJ), Asst. Dir.9:45 a.m.Break10:00 a.m.Caucus Breakout by RegionsAssigned Rms at Nat’l HQAssigned topic of discussion and recommendations*11:15 a.m.Caucus Group DiscussionGary Stone (MO),NEC Rm. (Nat’l HQ)Conference ChairmanConference PhotoOutside Legion Mall11:45 a.m.(weather permitting)12:00 p.m.Lunch1:00 p.m.Caucus Breakout by Program SizeAssigned Rms at Nat’l HQAssigned topic of discussion and recommendations*2:15 p.m.Caucus Group DiscussionGary Stone (MO),NEC Rm. (Nat’l HQ)Conference Chairman2018 Rule Change Discussion & VoteGary Stone (MO),NEC Rm. (Nat’l HQ)Conference Chairman3:00 p.m.Nat’l HQ Cafeteria
4:45 p.m.New/Unfinished Business5:00 p.m.Recess for Evening Activities7:00 p.m.Reception – S. A. Van Dyk InsuranceLIGHT REFRESHMENTS AND CASH BARSheraton Hotel – Lower Level*One brainstorming topic will concentrate upon generating/sharing discussion of the followingelements found within the Strategic Plan for Sustained Membership Growth which overlay withAmericanism programs: 1) brand awareness; 2) training/education; 3) media/communications.Sunday, September 247:30 a.m.Worship ServicesCatholic Mass – Monument Suites, Lower LevelFather Gary Gummersheimer (IL), Past National Chaplain, Sons of The AmericanLegionNon-Denominational Worship – Meridian Center and West, Lower LevelRobert A. Vick (FL), National Chaplain, The American Legion8:00 a.m.Breakfast (On Your Own)8:30 a.m.Joint Program SessionColonel Sean McKenna, USAFAir Force Recruiting CommandSheraton Hotel – Meridian Center and West, Lower LevelShortly AfterJoint SessionConcludesALB Chairman’s Conference Call to OrderGary Stone (MO), ChairmanSheraton Hotel – Meridian Center and West, Lower LevelAmerican Legion Baseball Memorial ServiceVote on American Legion Baseball Graduate of the YearUnfinished BusinessFor the Good of Legion BaseballClosing Remarks – Adjournment
Caucus Group Leaders:Cafeteria –Rm.314(A) –Rm.301 –Rm.311 –Mark AvisWilliam BurkettJohn HayesDerrick AterRm.211 –Rm.314(B) –NEC Rm. –Rm.111 –Vic StraubRick CashJody MoellerTom DruryProgram Size Breakout Rooms:Regional Breakout Rooms:Cafeteria - MN, NE, PA, WI, IL, CT, WA, MARm. 111 - SC, SD, KS, VA, ND, MT, AL, OHRm. 211 - MO, ID, NC, CO, NY, NJ, ARRm. 301 - CA, ME, IN, HI, MD, OR, NV, NHRm. 311 - NM, WY, MI, AK, RI, LA, WV, AZ, UT, KYNEC Rm. - VT, TN, FL, TX, IA, OK, MS, GA, DE, PRRegion 1 – CafeteriaRegion 3 – Rm. 314(A)314(B)Region 5 – Rm. 301RoomRegion 7 – Rm. 311Region 2 – Rm. 211Region 4 – Rm.Region 6 – NECRegion 8 – Rm. 1112018 Key Dates2019-2020 Regional Tournament Site Bids Due – February 1, 2018Department Tournament Deadline – August 2, 2018Regional Dates – August 8 to 12, 2018Region 1 – Shrewsbury, Mass.Region 2 – Leesburg, Va.Region 3 - Asheboro, N.C.Region 4 – New Orleans, La.Region 5 – Napoleon, OhioRegion 6 - Dickinson, N.D.Region 7 - Missoula, Mont.Region 8 - Denver, Colo.American Legion World SeriesShelby, NCAugust 16 to 21, 20182019 – World Series – August 15 to 20National Americanism Conference – September 28-30, 2018
2018 NATIONAL TOURNAMENTSSITES, DATES & LOCAL CHAIRMANRegional Tournament dates August 8-12, 2018Northeast RegionHost: Shrewsbury Post 397Location: Shrewsbury, MAParticipating Departments: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island,VermontMid-Atlantic RegionHost: Leesburg Post 34Location: Leesburg, VAParticipating Departments: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, VirginiaSoutheast RegionHost: Randolph County Post 45Location: Asheboro, NCParticipating Departments: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee,West VirginiaMid-South RegionHost: New Orleans Post 285Location: New Orleans, LAParticipating Departments: Arkansas, Louisiana, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, TexasGreat Lakes RegionHost: Napoleon Post 300Location: Napoleon, OHParticipating Departments: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, WisconsinCentral Plains RegionHost: Dickinson Baseball ClubLocation: Dickinson, NDParticipating Departments: Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South DakotaNorthwest RegionHost: Missoula Post 27Location: Missoula, MTParticipating Departments: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, WyomingWestern RegionHost: Colorado ALB CommissionLocation: Denver, COParticipating Departments: Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, UtahAmerican Legion World SeriesAugust 16-21, 2018Location: Shelby, NCAdditional information about the National Tournaments can be found on our websiteWWW.LEGION.ORG/BASEBALL
AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL2017-18 IMPORTANT DATESOCTOBER, 2017– (1st) DEADLINE to submit ALB National Rule Book orders to National Headquarters– (9th-12th) Commissions & NEC Fall Meetings, Indianapolis, INDECEMBER– (3rd-5th) National High School Baseball Coaches Association Convention, Columbus, OHJANUARY, 2018Distribute 2018 American Legion Baseball Rule Books to departments, posts andcoaches– (1st) Online team registration for the 2018 season begins– (4th-7th) American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) convention, Indianapolis, INFEBUARY– (1st) ALB National Rule Book distribution– (15th) DEADLINE for submitting ALB Booster Decal orders to National Emblem SalesMARCH– (31st) Establishment of player’s legal domicile (parents’ domicile) and schoolenrollmentAPRIL– (1st) DEADLINE for orders of 2018 Official MLB Rules for June delivery– (15th) DEADLINE for Department Rule Books to National office (email or mail five hardcopies)– (15th) Report site and date of Sr. and Jr. Department State Tournaments– (15th) Plan “A” rezoning or new zoning filed and approved by department baseballcommitteeMAYDistribute American Legion Baseball Scholarship applications to posts, coaches, andplayers– (7th-10th) Commissions & NEC Spring Meetings, Indianapolis, IN– (15th) DEADLINE to purchase insurance and pay registration fees. Late fee of 200charged until June 1st
JUNEDistribute 2018 American Legion Baseball Department Championship packets todepartments– (1st) LAST DAY to register teams, purchase insurance and pay fees– (25th) DEADLINE for Team Mangers to file Form #1 with Department Chairman to beeligible for national tournaments– (30th) DEADLINE for Department Baseball Chairman to file Form #1 with Nationaloffice to be eligible for national tournamentsJULY– (15th) DEADLINE for baseball scholarship application submission to departmentheadquartersAUGUST– (4th) DEADLINE for department chairman certify Department Champions to Nationaloffice and regional tournament directors. Department Tournaments must be completedby 12:00 midnight– (11th) DEADLINE Department scholarship winners due at Shelby ALWS office to beconsidered for All-Academic Team– (8th-12th) Regional Tournaments– (16th-21st) World Series, Shelby, NCSEPTEMBER– (15th) DEADLINE for proposed rule changes to be submitted to the National office forconsideration at Fall Conference– (15th) DEADLINE for Graduate of the Year nominations to be submitted to the Nationaloffice for consideration at Fall Conference– (28th-30th) Fall Baseball Chairman’s Conference, Indianapolis, IN
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