Host City Welcome

The Host City Welcome, the official welcome for the eight competing teams and American Legion officials, is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, the evening before the games begin. This year's event is on Washington St. in Uptown Shelby.  Join us to welcome all 8 regional teams as they receive Medallions recognizing their achievements. The evening includes dinner for the teams, sponsors and national officials, Medallion presentation followed by a concert.

6:45 Medallion Presentation

7:30 The Embers featuring Craig Woolard

Bring your chair and welcome the players to Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina. We encourage you to eat in an Uptown Shelby Restaurant and then join us for a great southern hospitality welcome. We will have some vendors at the event.