Convention Details

Convention Details

National Commander Fred Spaulding promises a great time in Springfield, Missouri and Branson, Missouri. Learn more about Springfield.

Preliminary Schedule

Wed— arrival and check-in. Hospitality room opens at noon.
Thur— bus to helicopter repair facility (Hueys, Cobras, Apaches). This facility operated throughout the Vietnam War and is quite interesting. From there we go to Bass Pro Shops corporate headquarters for lunch and brief walkthrough; and then a short trip to the town square and the Springfield Museum, and then to the hotel for a much needed drink.
Fri— you are on your own for the day. Branson is only 30-40 minutes away, and a casino is only about an hour away.
Sat— Board meeting and general membership meetings in the morning Banquet in the evening.
Sun  Goodbye until next year

Hotel Reservations

Convention hotel reservations may be made by calling the University Plaza Hotel 1-417-864-7333 and ask for the Legion of Valor group block. The LOV rate is $90.00 (standard king) or $125.00 (king suite or poolside suite) per night plus taxes and includes a buffet breakfast buffet and self-parking. Reservations must be received by 18 March, 2019.


The convention registration fee is as follows: 1 Jul-30 Sep 2018—$80.00 per person; 1 Oct-30 Nov 2018— $90.00 per person; 1 Dec-28 Feb 2019—$100.00 per person; after 1 Mar 2019— $125.00 per person. Mail registration and check to Fred Spaulding, 12902 Mondavi Dr., Fichers, IN 46037 or register and pay online.