Department Convention


July 13 – 17, 2016



Hotel Address   Rate
 Camino Real Hotel 101 S. El Paso St   $95.00
 915/534-3000 or 3050 Reservation cutoff date: May 31, 2016     


Hotel Address Rate
 Doubletree Hotel  600 N. El Paso St  $99.00
 915/532-8733  Reservation cutoff date: June 21, 2016   


Hotel                              Address                                       Rate                      
 Holiday Inn Express  409 E. Missouri Ave  $99.00
 915/544-3333  Reservation cutoff date: July 1, 2016   


When you call to make your reservations, please be sure to obtain a confirmation number.

Note: Hotel requires 48 hrs notice of cancellation prior to your scheduled arrival date or a 1 night room and tax will be billed to the credit card on file.

Advance registration ($25.00) closes June 24, 2016 after that individuals will have to register on site at $35.00.

The Department Executive Committee at their September 20, 2015 approved to discontinue the registration fee for all WWII & Korean War Veterans for the Department Convention. 

Convention Information (pdf)

Official Convention Call (pdf)

DEC Call (pdf)

Delegate Certification Form (pdf)

Convention Schedule (pdf)

Advance Registration Form (pdf)

Agenda Pre DEC (pdf)

Agenda Post DEC (pdf)

Official Program (pdf)

Convention Program Ad Page (pdf)



Howdy from El Paso! As you know the 2016 Department Convention is being held in El Paso, TX on July 13-17. The event will take place in the El Paso Convention Center and hotels have already been selected. All of that information is on the Department website at

The El Paso American Legion Family is eager to have you all in our neck of the woods and look forward to providing you the best convention possible. To help us defray costs for putting this convention on we are selling ads for the brochure, and polo shirts and hats, which if you order now can be shipped to your home so that you can have them on Day One of the Convention. Convention pins will also be available for sale during the convention.

The attached forms are provided for your post or business to purchase a brochure ad, as well as order a shirt or ball cap. These forms are also available for download on Paso del Norte Post 58’s website at for the shirts and for the brochure ads. There are pictures of the shirts on the site so that you can see what they look like. They are a high-quality polo shirt and will come with a left side pocket.

Again, we look forward to seeing everyone at the Convention!

Future Dates and Locations

2017 – Killeen 99th – July 12 – 16

2018 – San Antonio 100th – July 11 – 15

2019 – Dallas 100th Anniversary Convention