Department of Florida

Merry-go-Round

2019 Annual Merry-go-Round
Supporting Children & Youth Programs
September 28 – October 27, 2019

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.

Rules & Reporting:

  • Must have a minimum of 3 people on each ride (either on a bike or in a cage)
  • Ride to a minimum of 3 American Legion Posts
  • $5 Registration Fee Per Member per Ride – Individual or Group online registration available
  • 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 September 28th – October 27, 2019
    • 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, October 28, 2019
  • Send checks to Department Headquarters OR Present your Donation at the ALR General Meeting at the Fall Conference
    • Make checks payable to: American Legion Department of Florida
      Memo Line: Legion Riders Merry-Go-Round

ALL RIDE TOTALS MUST BE ENTERED ONLINE

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?

  • Ride to any American Legion Post outside of your District to earn 100pts per person per Post visited
  • Plan a Unity Ride (150pts Per Person Per Post Visited)
    • Must be at least 3 Chapters within your District Participating – Each Chapter must have at least 3 Participants 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 ride information online and submit

WHAT CAN YOU WIN??

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

The winner will be announced at the Fall Conference in Orlando.

  • 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

Want to Donate?

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

Individual Registration

Group Registration

Online Reporting

Unity Form