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2011

January

8: Sponge Dubs on the Docks Tarpon Springs, Florida

  • Tarpon Springs VW Show & Shine
  • 10a - 4p
  • Located right on the world famous Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks
  • 3$ + Can Food for entry.
  • Awards for: Best of Show, Best Paint, Best interior, Best Custom Air cooled, Best Original Air cooled, Best Rat Rod, Best Ghia, Best Buggy or Kit car, Top 5 & Mayors Choice
  • Join us for another fun get together on the Docks to show our love for the classic Volkswagen. This show will be right on the main drag as we take over the Sponge Docks. Food and Gift shops as well as the amazing picturesque scenery will surround you for an amazing day. Live music, vendors, decals and door prizes will be part of the day.
  • All profits to benefic the Boys & Girls Club and Food Drive will benefit the local church kitchen. Lets show our support and help those that are having a hard time these days. VW people Rock!
    This is a Family Friendly event.
  • Flier and info available at http://www.thelocalvolks.com/ Chris 727.244.5325
     

16: 4th Annual Quaker Steak and Lube Bugfest; Clearwater, Florida

  • 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • ** Rain or Shine ** Located at : Quaker Steak and Lube 10400 49thSt. N. Clearwater,Fl 33762
  • 10.00 to Enter Car in Show / Free to the Public
  • Cars entered will receive a goody Bag
  • Top 20 Best of Show
  • New & Used Vendors - FREE SWAP
  • Door Prizes Hourly
  • For Pre-Registration / Vendor / Info or Questions contact , Joe C. at (813) 516-7061 - or email bugfest2011@gmail.com
  • http://www.bugfest2011.com/

23: Volksfest 2011 Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC

  • Indoor All VW Car Show & Swap meet

  • LIMITED TO THE FIRST 100 SHOW CARS AND 35 VENDORS!

  • 30 Show car classes with Best of's

  • Door Prizes

  • Proceeds go toward the Shriner's Hospital in Greenville, SC

  • Pre-Registration is required

  • http://www.kandlmotorsports.com/volksfest/volksfest.htm

29: Miami V-Dubs CONGA RUN; Miami, Florida

  • Part of the VolksBlast weekend
  • Registration: 10:00 am - 11:30 am ; Driver's meeting: 11:30 am ; Run begins: 12:00 pm (noon)
  • All vehicles must register to participate.
  • Registration for the Conga Run is $10 per vehicle and includes a commemorative poster, participant sticker and event program!
  • Also, remember to have your $1.50 toll available with you during the cruise to pay for the toll. SunPass is NOT valid, so you will need cash.
  • Cash prizes will be awarded to the "top 3" & "worst" poker hands!! 4 prizes in total. GAME ON!!! Multiple Poker participants per vehicle are allowed, not just the driver!
  • Check out our thread... http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?p=4927601#4927601
  • Event website... http://www.congarun.weebly.com/

February

24-27: 8th Annual Leap into spring VW CampoutFloral City, FL

  • Address of the event: 12401 S. Hoyer Ter., Floral City, FL 34436

  • To get to the event you must access South Old Jones Rd. off of CR 480 also called East Stage Coach Trl. On maps it appears that you can come in from the south, unfortunately that has been blocked off.

  • Pot-luck seems to be a crowd pleaser so bring your favorite camp dish and let’s share on Saturday night lets say 5 pm-ish  “Please bring a small amount of food as we had to throw so much away every year”

  • Answers to FAQ: 1.) Campers may begin arriving as early as “whenever” 2.) Electricity will be available bring extension cords and splitters 3.) We will have an out door port-o-pottie

  • 4.) There will be limited showers. 5.) People friendly pets are welcome please pick up after them.

  • if you have any question email us at Kayfremgen@gmail.com

24-27: WinterJam 2011 – USA’s Premier Volkswagen Festival; Daytona Beach, FL

Main Event Info – New Riverfront Venue in Downtown Daytona
Location: City Island Festival Grounds 
Dates: Saturday & Sunday, February 26th & 27th 2011
Times: 9am to 5pm (both days)
Registration: Free w/ Adult Admission (same as VW Classic)
Tickets: See website for various options

  • Main Event Features
    • 3 VW shows WiinterJam is known for will take place for 2 days at 1 Venue
    • Transporter Treffen VW Bus Show & DubJam H2O take place on Saturday
    • Volks Jamboree takes place on Sunday - open to all Volkswagens
    • Skate/Bmx Contests & Pro Demos on the Goat Ramp Halfpipe
    • Live Bands on the main stage throughout the entire 2 day festival
    • Return of DJ Lance-O, a WinterJam favorite since 2009
    • New & Improved Ms WinterJam Contest (pinup style)
    • New Parts Vendors both days & Huge Swap Meet on Sunday
    • Plus Lots of great food /drinks vendors plus full alcohol too!
    • Lots of local shopping, restaurants & pubs within walking distance
  • Parties/Cruisins & Motorsports
    • WinterJam WarmUp (Thursday night) – Welcoming Party @ Daytona WingHouse
    • Motorports Zone (Friday) – Dyno & Burnout Competition @ Deland Airport
    • BarBcruise (Friday night) – Block Party on the closed streets @ Downtown Deland
    • Sonic Cruisin (Saturday night) - Return of the OG WinterJam VW Cruisin
    • Models & Bottles (Saturday night) – VIP Party (VW parking available) @ Martini’s
  • New WinterJam Community

    • Join the WinterJam Community & be part of the Revolution
    • Create your WinterJam Profile, meet new VW friends, or chat with old ones
    • Create or Join Groups, plan road trips, club outings & shows
    • Create & Manage your own events (plan club outings, road trips & vw shows)
    • Add your event photos, videos, blogs (stories) & much more 

    Note: All Cruise-In’s and Parties are FREE!!

    For complete event details & to purchase discounted tickets go to 
    http://www.daytonawinterjam.com

     

26: No Dough Bus Show; Port Orange, Florida

26: Ridin' Hood.com's Ghetto-gethurr & Bar-B-Que; Port Orange, Florida

 

March

12/13: SEVWA Dyno Day & Silver Dollar Showdown #10; Middle Ga

  • Dyno Day will be held Sat the 12th from 10am-3pm at Reeves Rpm in Warner Robins & Reynolds, Ga

  • Sunday the 13th All VW Car show, Swap Meet and Drag Racing

  • held at Silver Dollar Raceway in Reynolds, GA

  • New and used Vendor area over 20 classes for Air and Watercooled VWs

  • http://www.kandlmotorsports.com/silverdollar/silverdollar.htm

13: Orlando VW Show-n-Shine; Winter Springs, FL

18-20: The Lakeland VW Show & Swap Classic 2011 Lakeland, Florida

  • The Only Show in the World That gives away a Totally FREE Car!!!!!
  • There are 2000 Parking Space, Plenty of room for Everyone
  • NEW & Used Parts on Sat & Sun
  • Entry is $5 & 1 can good, Parking $2 in Our Area,- $7 across the Street.
  • We will Have A Gaint Tent this Year just in case Rain or Shine!!!
  • The 18th Fri. A Meet and Greet starting at 6pm. check the web sight for more info.
  • The 19 Sat. A Bus Show, Dj music, Best Bus wins $100, Party FREE BEER starting at 9pm. FREE Overnight Camping Sat. Night Only
  • The 20 Sun. 45 Classes 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place, Free Rides for the kids, Great Band, Great Food, $5000 in Door Prizes, $200 Best of Show
  • www.lakelandvwclassic.com or 863-660-7731or Baddog02@verizon.net
  • We have no Raffles All Prizes are given away FREE including the Car. 1 price covers the Whole Weekend

26: BUG-A-RAMA all VW show;Lagrange, Georgia

  • All VW semi-annual car show & swap meet
  • Lagrange Mall Lafayette pkwy
  • Limited to 150 show vehicles & 10 swap meet vendors.
  • Pre-register to ensure spot by.March13th.2011
  • Swap meet $25. Show vehicles $20. Car corral for sale vehicles $10.
  • Top 25 plus 3 best .Door prizes, dash plaques, goody bags, 50/50 pot, raffle, food, fun, camping 1&1/2 miles away $22. per night full hook up.
    Music, games, food & more. All VW's welcome bugs, buses, trikes, sand buggies, dune buggies, trucks, things, VW kit cars & all others.
  • Contact :Ron Or MARY 706-668-7731 OR 706-408-0422.or email: myraspberry68@charter.net make checks to : Mary Davenport 792 Corinth Road Hogansville,Ga.30230
  • this show will be benefiting God"s bread basket food pantry.
     

April

10SEVWA's Fast Times at Farmington #15; Mocksville, NC

  • All VW Car show, Swap Meet and Drag Racing

  • Carolina's Largest VW Vendor swap meet Midways!

  • Over 25 car show classes for Air & Watercooled VWs

  • 3 Bracket classes plus Pro Outlaw Heads up Racing

  • Held at Farmington Dragway in Mocksville, NC

  • http://www.kandlmotorsports.com/farm/farmington.htm


May

April 30/May 1: CIRCLE YER WAGENS 33;  SEVIERVILLE, Tennessee

April 29,30 & May 1: Bug-A-Paluza 13; East Ridge, Tennessee

22: SEVWA's Big Bug Shootout #7 ; Julian, NC

28: Mississippi Coast Bug Jam & Drags; Gulfport, MS

  •  9am - 5pm

  • Track will be open for street style racing ( red light) till 2pm then timing lights on and hourly payouts begin.

  • Swap Meet and Vendors Welcome, Cruise-in Show & Shine area, (not a show but their may be a few awards handed out)

  • Racing will be for Air Cooled Engines Only. (VW's, Jr Dragsters, air cooled motorcycles)

  • Come out and have a good time. Info Jimbo 228 596-0664, Doug 228 255-8558, Ed 228 365-0372 or Track Phone 228 863-4408

  • Gulfport Dragway is located 1 Mile South of I-10 (MS Exit 31) on Canal Road, Gulfport, MS

 


June

3/4: 4th Annual YU Buggin 2011; Hampton, Georgia

  • Herrells Bug Parts presents the 4th annual YU Buggin, hosted by the Georgia Dubs.

  • The show will take place at Atlanta Motor Speedway

  • Friday night, June3 AMS wil host us at their weekly Friday Night Drags event. there will be a show and shine as well as some ol'skool arm drop drag racing on the 1/8th mile pit road. for more info on the Friday Night Drags visit http://www.atlantamotorspeedway.com/

  • Saturday June 4th the Georgia Dubs will host their 4th annual all VW show in front of the track.

  • this event will feature Top 10 Peoples Choice awards as well as 5 Best Of awards. there will be door prizes given away all day as well as a 50/50 raffle.

  • vendors will be on hand all day with all your new and used parts.

  • the event will end at 5pm with a cruise around the high banked oval track at Atlanta Motor Speedway!!

  • cost to show $10, to vend..$20 and $1 spectators. the track ride will be an additional $10 to all VWs that want to participate, and will be free to those who participate in Friday nights events.

  • for more info and pics from last years event, visit http://www.georgiadubs.com/ and check out the events section.


July


August

21: SEVWA's Northern Challenge #6 ; Radford, VA


September


October

1-2: CIRCLE YER WAGENS 34;  SEVIERVILLE, Tennessee

23: Fast Times at Farmington #16; Held at Farmington Dragway near Winston Salem, NC.

  • $4000 given away in 3 Bracket Classes!
  • Largest VW Swap meet in the Carolina's!
  • SEVWA Final points race for the 2011 season!
  • Featuring Pro Outlaw & Unlimited East Street Heads up Racing
  • All VW Car Show, Swap Meet and Drag Racing.
  • For more information visit http://www.kandlmotorsports.com/farm/farmington.htm

November

11: 11th Annual Rare & Unique Slam; Bradenton, FL

  • More info to come!
  • Camping is available for Free
  • Only VWs will be able to park in the field, so make sure to drive yours!
  • All of this is brought to you by Kip and Brian Zimmerman plus close Friends.
  • Directions to shop
    Exit 217 going south bound on I-75
    Exit 217B going Northbound on I-75
    go west 5 miles on 53rd(SR70) Ave East.
    Turn Left on US 301(Walmart will be on right)
    head 1 mile south on US 301
    turn left on63rd Ave East
    make your first left on 28th St East
    Rare and Unique will be on your right
    Approx one quarter of a mile on the right
    6015 28st East

     

12: Bulli Brigade 18 ; Ft. DeSoto Tierre Verde, Florida

  • Hosted by NEATO's Das Kool Bulli's and open to all split bus owners and fans
  • Fort DeSoto 3500 Pinellas Bayway S., Tierra Verde, FL 33715
  •  8am-2pm
  • Awards:
    -People's Choice Vintage

    -People's Choice Commercial
    -
    People's Choice Passenger
    -People's Choice Camper
    -People's Choice Custom
    -Honorable Mention
    -Long Distance
  • $5.00 gets your 1967 and earlier bus in (free swap in a splitty bus)
  • $20 - new and used parts vendors not driving a split bus
  • No dogs - sorry, park rules, No Alcohol!
  • http://www.bullibrigade.org/

13: 23rd Annual Pasco Bug Jam; Pasco County Fairgrounds; Dade City, Fl

19: 13th Annual VW Turkey Run; St. Augustine, FL; HOSTED BY OLD CITY OIL DRIPPERS

  • Free VW ONLY SHOW
  • held at St. John's flea market just off I-95

 

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