2017 Events | American Legion World Series Baseball - Shelby NC

2017 Events

Tentative 2017 Events

August 1, 2017
Volunteer Appreciation Night @ LeGrand Center, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

August 5
5th Annual 7th Inning Stretch Festival – Uptown Shelby
5k run/walk, 8:00 a.m.
Little Miss ALWS Pageant, 10:00 a.m., on-stage portion

Festival 3:00-10:30 p.m. with kids’ activities, cornhole, drumline showcase, dunking booth, mascots and FREE concerts.
Free Concerts – Artists to be determined. Bring a chair or blanket and have a good time! (Streets blocked)

August 6
Regional Champions determined!

August 8
Teams arrive in Shelby.

National Commander’s Reception @ LeGrand Center, 6:00 p.m. 
By invitation – for National Officials & Sponsors.  North Carolina Army National Guard equipment on display.  Special presentations at reception.

August 9

Celebration of Champions: Details TBD

August 10- Games begin
Senior Citizens Day!  Seniors receive Free Admission. 

August 11 – Games continue
Salute to Academic Achievement Day – Students who participated in special summer academic courses receive a tournament pass courtesy of a sponsor.

August 12 – Games continue
USAA Military Appreciation Day – Veterans and Military Personnel receive free admission

First 600 veterans and active military personnel receive free caps & free commemorative coins & awards

  • American Legion Riders
  • Recognition of Medal of Honor Recipient 

August 13 –  Games continue
Salute to Law Enforcement Day!

August 14
Games continue (Semifinals)
Youth Athletic Day! Youth wearing their jersey will receive FREE admission. 

Games 13 and 14

4 pm, Winner “Stars” vs “Runner-up Stripes”

7:30 pm, Winner “Stripes” vs Runner-up “Stars”

August 15

CHAMPIONSHIP TUESDAY!

GAME TIME 7:00 P.M. LIVE ON ESPNU
Winner Game 13 vs Winner Game 14

Games 1 – 9 viewed espn3

Sunday Games, Semifinals & Championship Tuesday LIVE ON! 

Events and times subject to change by National Office.

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