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American Legion Riders: Merry Go-Round

Merry-go-Round

Supporting Children & Youth Programs

October 1 – 31, 2021

This month-long event is intended for our American Legion Rider Family to visit other Posts inside and outside of their home Districts. To support Legion Programs, promote The American Legion, gain new members, and raise funds and awareness for our Children & Youth programs.

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Ride Rules, Registration & Reporting

Ride Rules, Registration & Reporting:

  • Must have a minimum of 3 ALR members (Rider or Supporter) on each ride (either on a bike or in a cage)
  • Ride to a minimum of 3 different American Legion Posts
  • $5 Registration Fee Per Member per Ride – Online registration available *Credit/Debit Card ONLY*.
  • Ride miles begin at Starting Point of the Ride and can Start at any Post and end at any Post
  • Record the number of miles and hours for each ride/event
  • After each Ride, Report the ride information online
    • All activities/rides must be between October 1 – 31, 2021
    • When entering miles and hours, DO NOT multiply the miles and hours by the number of members. The number of members recorded online will be used to determine the total miles and hours.
  • All Ride information must be reported no later than Monday, November 1, 2021
  • Send checks to Department Headquarters
  • Make checks payable to:
    • The American Legion, Department of Florida
      Attn: Programs
      PO Box 547859
      Orlando, FL 32854
    • Memo Line: ALR MGR

ALL RIDE TOTALS MUST BE ENTERED ONLINE

Register | Report Totals | Download Excel Worksheet

Point Calculations

Point Calculations:

  • 1 point for each ride mile per ALR Member (Rider or Supporter)
  • 1 point for each hour per ALR Member (Rider or Supporter)
  • 1 point for each dollar collected (registration fee, donations, monies raised)
Want to Earn Extra Points?

Want to Earn Extra Points?

  • Ride to any American Legion Post outside of your District to earn 100pts per ALR member (Rider or Supporter) per Post visited
  • Plan a Unity Ride (150pts Per Person Per Post Visited)
    • Must be at least 3 ALR Chapters within your District Participating – Each ALR Chapter must have at least 3 ALR members (Riders or Supporters) on the Unity Ride
    • Must visit a minimum of 3 American Legion Posts or another Veteran’s related group (VFW, AMVETS, etc)
    • The ALR Area/District Chairman must have knowledge of the Unity Ride
    • Report the Unity Ride information online and submit
Awards

What Can You Win???

A Custom-made Trophy and Bragging Rights!
The trophy belongs to the winning District until the next “Merry-Go-Round”!

  • Winning District wins an “Appreciation Room” at the ALR Summit in February 2022.
  • This event is a way to ride and meet Riders from other ALR Chapters while raising money for Children & Youth Programs
  • Have Fun, Ride Together, & Promote the American Legion
  • The Winner will be announced at the American Legion Fall Conference in Orlando, Nov 5-7, 2021.
Support Us

Want to Donate?

If you are not able to ride, but would like support our cause, we always welcome donations. Thank you!

Support Us 

Questions: ALR Adjutant, alradjutant@legionmail.org | Dept Programs Director, programs@floridalegion.org

Ride for the Cause, Not the Applause