It's 2013 already boys and girls! Word on the street is there will be some NEW midwest shows this year as well as some changes in DATES!
Time to stop procrastinating on your winter build and start buckling down- show season will be here before we know it.
I will maintain this thread as I did last year's. Stay tuned for the list of shows, times, dates, etc. If you want your show added to this list, just shoot me a PM and I will get it posted as soon as I can.
Please ad the Harsh Winters Club Bug-a-Palooza 10 to your list. August 25,2013 at D'Arcy VW 2861 W Jefferson St Joliet, IL All VW's, air and water cooled are invited! $15.00 to enter your car the day of the show. Pre-register by August 11, 2013 for only $10.00 per car. When pre-registering, if you let us know your club affiliation we will guarantee club parking. Free for Spectators, great door prizes, raffles, and free things for the kids. Food provided by D'Arcy with donations going to support Gigi's Playhouse, and Downs syndrome awareness center in Aurora, IL.
See you there!
For those of you that didn't go to Water by the Bridge, you really missed out on a great show. Awesome venue and perfect weather! I was fortunate enough to be able to cover the event for Canibeat.com and along with tons of pictures, I got a lot of local cars as well. Enjoy!
Funfest for Air-Cooled & Water Cooled VW May 31st-June 2nd Effingham, IL!
Mid America Motorworks is celebrating the event’s 15th Anniversary with a Magical Mystery Funfest. In addition to the popular Celebrity Choice car judging, slalom races and Saturday night concert, which will welcome The Beatles tribute band, The Return to the stage, Funfest has also added an all new line up of seminars with a new location and will be exhibiting more suppliers and vendors than ever. For the latest updates and to register, visit Funfest for Air-Cooled VW. All participants registered by May 15, 2013 will receive preferred pricing on weekend admission and the Funfest t-shirt and a goody bag, while supplies last.
"Not So Low Speed Slalom" at Funfest for Air-Cooled VW (and Water-Cooled!)
Low Speed Slalom Back by Popular Demand, Brought to You by EMPI!
Don’t forget to test your “not-so-low”-speed Slalom skills! It is only $20 for 3 tries and is tons of fun! Don’t worry VW Buses, we have different classes, so you will not have to compete against Dune Buggies! There are even classes for Water-Cooled VWs to participate!
There are great prizes each day, and also a spot in the Winners Corral and a photo with Mike. The person with the best time for the entire weekend will win an EMPI Dual 34EP Carburetors Kit or a gift card to Mid America Motorworks for equal value!
Preferred Pricing Ends Tomorrow! Funfest for Air-Cooled VW May 31-June 2, Effingham, IL!
Registration Prices Go Up After Friday, May 24th!
Make sure to register for the 15th Annual Funfest for Air-Cooled VW by this Friday May 24th to receive the preferred registration rate. With the addition of the Water-Cooled Show Field, preferred prices have been extended through the end of this week. Registering early not only guarantees the better rate, but that you will receive your Funfest for Air-Cooled VW 2013 t-shirt and goodie bag. Standard Air-Cooled, Water-Cooled and Club registration is $15 per car. After May 24th, the price will go up to $25 per car and Club Registration closes.
We don’t want you to miss out on any of the fun activities at the 15th Annual Funfest for Air-Cooled VW, so here is the schedule of events to help you plan your weekend! All activities and seminars are listed with date, time and location for your convenience. When you check in at Funfest Headquarters this year, you will receive a copy of the first edition of the Funfest for Air-Cooled VW tabloid, complete with a grounds map and copy of the schedule. We hope you have a great time over the Magical Mystery weekend!
Make the most of your Funfest for Air-Cooled VW weekend by registering ahead of time for fun extras! Signing up for the Slalom Races, Country Buffet, Swap Meet and Cars For Sale Corral now will save you time so you can enjoy the show as soon as you arrive.
Low Speed Slalom
Don’t forget to test your “not-so-low”-speed Slalom skills! It is only $20 for 3 tries and is tons of fun! Don’t worry VW Buses, we have different classes, so you will not have to compete against Dune Buggies! There are great prizes each day, and also a spot in the Winners Corral and a photo with Mike. The person with the best time for the entire weekend will win an EMPI Dual 34EP Carburetors Kit or a gift card to Mid America Motorworks for equal value!
Everyone likes a Swap Meet and so do we! That's why we are including a Swap Meet at Funfest for Air-Cooled VW 2013! The purpose is to allow participants to set up and sell USED Toys, Literature, Parts and other related automotive items.
Buy, sell or do both! The Volkswagen Cars for Sale Car Corral is the perfect place to catch the eye of thousands of potential buyers! Looking for a new VW? Kick the tires and horse-trade for your next Beetle, Bus, Thing or Dune Buggy face-to-face!
In an effort to make parking fast and easy, ONLY registered attendees displaying their parking stickers will be able to enter Gate 4. All other vehicles will go to Gate 5 where on-site registration will take place. Be sure to display your parking sticker in the upper driver’s side windshield. Register early to get parked right away! Register early to get parked right away!
Hey guys. So me and my club are throwing a car show on august 4th in essexville , MI by bay city. This is the first show i've thrown up here since i'm not from michigan so i'm really hoping for a great turnout. there will be 7 classes with top 3 in each class. new american muscle, old american muscle, tuner classes from american, jdm, and euro. plus a truck class for those who have trucks they show. dont want to leave anyone out! will have food, beer, soda, and anything you can get at a bar burgers, brats, hot dogs, etc on the grill all day. will also have multiple sponsors out. will have a body shop who has done all the custom work on my car, verizon wireless retailer doing giveaways, shirts for the event for registrees and for sale. pre registration is $15 until july 30th or $20 the day of the show. get a shirt and working on goody bags i know it may be a hike for some of you if you come but should be worth the day. show is from 12-430pm. If you would like to know more or register i do have a FB page for the event or email me/pm me!!! Thanks and hope to see some of you out! [email protected]
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