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2023 State Convention

We look forward to all Marines joining us in Biloxi for our 2023 State Convention from April 28-30, 2023 at the IP Casino. Read below for all the information you need to know.

Thank you to Detachment 1454 of Diamondhead for hosting our convention again this year!

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Weekend Itinerary

Thursday, 27 April 2023

Early Arrivals - No planned group activities

Friday, 28 April 2023

1300 - 1700: Convention Registration/Check-In

Location: IP Casino Ballroom 2 Foyer

*Silent Auction and Raffle items available for viewing and bidding

1400 - 1700: Hospitality Suite open for informal socializing

Location: IP Room Number will be provided at registration

1630 - 1730: Commandants Meeting

Location: IP Casino Ballroom 2

1830 - ____: Baseball Game- Biloxi Shuckers vs Mississippi Braves

Location: MGM Park - 105 Caillavet Street, Biloxi, MS

Transportation: On your own

2030 - ____: Informal Gathering- Refreshments/Dinner

Location: IP Casino "Sportsbar" (Individual Expense)

Saturday, 29 April 2023

0830 - 0855: Opening Ceremonies

Location: IP Casino Ballroom 2

Secure the Quarters

Posting of the Colors

Chaplain's Invocation

Pledge of Allegiance

Marines Hymn

Memorial Service

0900 - 0950: Business Meeting

Introduction of Visitors

Officer Role Call

Reading of Previous Minutes

Paymaster's Report

Jerry Holt, Southeast Vice Commandant

MCL Scholarship Awards

0950 - 1000: Break

1000 - 1045: Return from Break

Old Business

Teddy Reed MS VA

Young Marines

PDD Jeff Jones Sr Vice Chief Devil Dog

MODD & Chow Hound

1045 - 1100: Break

1100 - 1200: Return from Break

New Business

Division Vice Commandants

Camp Lejeune Water


Election of Officers

1200 - 1300: Lunch Break

Individual Expense

1200 - 1300: Marine of the Year/Associate Member of the Year Meeting

Committee Members Only

Location: IP Casino Ballroom 2

1300 - 1345: New Business (Continued as necessary)

1345 - 1350: Closing Ceremonies

Chaplain's Closing Invocation

1350 - 1400: Break

1400 - 1600: Pack Growl

Location: IP Casino Ballroom 2

1600 - 1630: Silent Auction Closing/Cruise Raffle Drawing

Location: IP Casino Ballroom 2

1630: Adjournment

1630 - 1730: Hospitality Suite opens

1800: First Shuttle Arrives for Boomtown Casino

Location: Front entrance of IP Casino

1815: Last Shuttle Arrives for Boomtown Casino

1800: Doors Open for Formal Dinner

Location: Boomtown Casino Event Center

1900 - 2130: Formal Dinner

Special Guest: Ken Hopper

2130: First Shuttle Bus to IP Casino

2145: Last Shuttle Bus to IP Casino

Nomination Forms

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Additional Documents

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Have a Question?

If you have a question, before filling out the form below, please read over the convention packet above and the weekend itinerary above that. If neither of those provide assistance, please fill out the form below.

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