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Old 07-13-2010, 07:56 AM
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Heartland British Autofest Days -- Aug 7-8

Folks, please hop on over to the EIM Event Calendar Entry (<--link) and check out all of the details for this event.

Please note that preregistration by mail is required, and that there is a nominal $15 registration fee (which goes up a bit on the 1st of August) -- thus the reason for getting this thread going early.

All of the links you need to obtain information and forms are in the calendar entry.

It would sure be cool to have lots of EIMers in the Sunday car show.
Recall that MariaChick took the awards for Best in Class and Best Wheels last year!

 

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Old 07-13-2010, 03:09 PM
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I am expecting to be at the Sunday car show with bells on. (Three whole hours on the schedule for final detailing -- bliss! )
 

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Old 07-13-2010, 08:15 PM
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Hey, I just went to look at this on the link above and saw that I was enrolled in this event. Does that mean that I am to fill out a registration form or I am just going to look around? I don't remember enrolling for this event even though I was going to go anyway. So Gary are you dropping the $15 so people can gawk at S-Fax? And Is Mike going to defend his title?
 
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Hey, I just went to look at this on the link above and saw that I was enrolled in this event. Does that mean that I am to fill out a registration form or I am just going to look around? I don't remember enrolling for this event even though I was going to go anyway.
The NAM calendar always lets you click the link again to dis-enroll if you want. And no, that list has absolutely nothing at all to do with the required mail-in registration to the QCBAC folks if you want to enter the sanctioned drive, dinner, or car show.

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So Gary are you dropping the $15 so people can gawk at S-Fax?
Nah, I just like to spend hours detailing it and entering it in a car show so it can be totally ignored.
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And Is Mike going to defend his title?
Unknown...but if I were a bettin' man, I'd be putting my money on it.
 
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Old 07-14-2010, 07:44 AM
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Well, if you are the only one from our group entering I should enter also to give you something to compete against.
 
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Its a fun time get to meet lots of people and answer lots of questions.I think were bringing both of them so we can have a good showing so get the wax out and show it off
 
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Unknown...but if I were a bettin' man, I'd be putting my money on it.
Ka-ching!
 
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While Gozer is (in my eyes) the most beautiful of all Coopers ever, I am fearful her stripes and a couple of chips in the paint would put her out of the prize winning class. Perhaps she will be in competition shape by next year. That said, I want to try to get there to cheer on the rest of our group entered.
 
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The Quad City British autofest dates are August 7 & 8. Technically the first weekend in August. All the QCBAC dates are the 7th and 8th. Unless they made a mistake.
 
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Holy crap Batman...how in the world did I screw the pooch that badly??

I fixed the dates in the calendar. I'll see if I can get one of the mods to change the thread title.

Apologize for the confusion. What a colossal blunder.
 
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Holy crap Batman...how in the world did I screw the pooch that badly??

I fixed the dates in the calendar. I'll see if I can get one of the mods to change the thread title.

Apologize for the confusion. What a colossal blunder.
No worries! I am happy the date was wrong because now I can go!
 
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I see the error of my ways now. The QCBAC website has, for the last couple of years, said that this event "...is held right around the 2nd weekend in August."

Since last November, I've been assuming that the 2nd weekend was the 14th-15th (which in reality is, in fact, the second full weekend -- so there). I didn't realize that since the 1st of the month fell on a Sunday, the organizers were going to trick me and count that as the first weekend of the month.


 
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No worries! I am happy the date was wrong because now I can go!
Yeah, I'm also considering the drive and dinner on Saturday now too.

You should enter the show. Sfax has chips too. Fact of life.
 
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Originally Posted by Gil-galad View Post
I see the error of my ways now. The QCBAC website has, for the last couple of years, said that this event "...is held right around the 2nd weekend in August."

Since last November, I've been assuming that the 2nd weekend was the 14th-15th (which in reality is, in fact, the second full weekend -- so there). I didn't realize that since the 1st of the month fell on a Sunday, the organizers were going to trick me and count that as the first weekend of the month.


Yes, those Brits are kind of tricky like that! Didn't we have a little confrontation with them a couple hundred years ago or something?

Just kidding!
 
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(05' MINI)....I am fearful her stripes and a couple of chips in the paint would put her out of the prize winning class...Ain't nobodoy got more chips, dings, dents, scratches and @#$%^'s than my MINI guaranteed!...But I'm still considering entering.

BTW Greetings from Arkansas (no MINI ).
The HBAFD now falls on a "kid" weekend so we'll see what happens.

ABTW spotted 3 MINI's and a Clubman on the way down here.
 
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I have the kids that weekend. We'll stop by and cheer on our friends!!
 
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Just a friendly reminder -- this is the last week to register with QCBAC at the reduced rate.

Just do it.
 
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It was hot last year Brian and I got real red so you might need a bumper shoot,shades, cool drink,and lawn chair just a thought
 
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It was hot last year Brian and I got real red so you might need a bumper shoot,shades, cool drink,and lawn chair just a thought
Good recommendations Mike. It's great to see the additional MINIs planning to be there to represent and give you some competition.

Hmmm... No driving to be done on show day, and a need for refreshment. A cooler of beer just might show up that day too.
 
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HELL WERE ALL WINNERS E.I.M. ROCKS
 
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The NAM calendar always lets you click the link again to dis-enroll if you want. And no, that list has absolutely nothing at all to do with the required mail-in registration to the QCBAC folks if you want to enter the sanctioned drive, dinner, or car show.



Nah, I just like to spend hours detailing it and entering it in a car show so it can be totally ignored.


Unknown...but if I were a bettin' man, I'd be putting my money on it.

But I don't have no fancy wheels
 
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I will be there!!!

I hope it will be like last year and walkins welcome
 
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I will be there to cheer everyone on!
 
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What time does the BAF start?
 
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Old 08-04-2010, 08:35 AM
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What time does the BAF start?
Check the calendar entry (link in Post #1). All of the posted times are in there.
 

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