The British National Meet – Hot Springs, Arkansas

The British National Meet - Hot Springs, ArkansasNo matter what British marque you personally own, drive, show or dream about you are invited to join up at the British National Meet in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, May 28 through 30, 2015.

This is the fourth year of the “All British ” National Meet in Hot Springs, Arkansas. It is understood there are already many opportunities, each year, to attend some great car shows. Folks also know most national clubs already put together fantastic conventions and meets for their members. But, since those shows are usually model and/or brand specific, we thought there should be at least one organized effort, each and every year, to bring everyone together.

For more information and to register visit http://www.britishnationalmeet.com/

Planned Schedule

Thursday May 28, 2015
We must hang together, gentlemen…else, we shall most assuredly hang separately…. Benjamin Franklin

8 AM. Golf. **Presidents Cup Challenge Event. #1(PCC)
Hot Springs Country Club, 101 Country Club Drive. 501-623-4981

9 AM. Crown Jewels Show Opens to public. **#2(PCC)
Halls B & C, National Park Convention Center. 134 Convention Boulevard, 501-321-2835

10:30 AM – 2 PM. Garvan Gardens, Tour and Lunch.
Dinner tonight on your own. Some Car Clubs have scheduled events tonight.
Check with your Club President and enjoy Hot Springs!!!

4 PM Tech session – Ted Schumacher – Austin Hotel
The Tech Session Topic is “Faster than a speeding soccer moms van” .
Ted Schumacher will tell us how to get affordable power and performance from our LBC’s.

7 PM – 10 PM. Welcome Party.
Austin Hotel and Convention Center
Sponsored by The British Motoring Club of Arkansas

 

Friday May 29, 2015
“We of alien looks or words must stick together” … Author unknown.

7 AM. National Club Presidents Breakfast.
Hosted by The Hot Springs Tourism and Visitors Bureau.
Saving The British Car Hobby. What Can the National British Car Clubs do as a group to
promote and grow the British Car Hobby. Facilitator: Elliot Flaws, Austin Healey America.

9 AM. English Skeet Shooting. ** #3(PCC)

9 AM. Lawn Bowling. **#4(PCC)
Sponsored by The Village Green Bowls Club.

8 AM. Time/ Speed/ Distance Rally. **#5 (PCC)
Sponsored by Hot Springs Downtown Merchants Assoc.

10 AM. Poker Run. **#6 (PCC)
Sponsored By The Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce. Details TBA

12 Noon. Lunch and Tour. Gasoline Alley.
Fish and Chips.
Sponsored By RE/MAX Real Estate and HAGERTY INSURANCE

1:30 PM. Slalom. **#7 (PCC)
More Info TBA.
Sponsored by The Sports Car Club of America

2 PM. Funkana. **#8 (PCC)
Hot Springs Cruisers

5 – 7 PM THE CAR PARTY!!
Ticket Required Benefiting Jackson House.
Hall’s B & C Hot Springs National Park Convention Center. The Car Party is a private party around 100 of the very best British cars in the world. The Proceeds will benefit Jackson House. For more on Jackson House visit: www.jacksonhouse.org

 

Saturday May 30, 2015
“A snowflake is one of God’s most fragile creations, but look what they can do when they stick together!” Author Unknown
7:30 AM. Parking lot opens for British National Meet Popular Vote Show. Ponce de Leon Center, Hot Springs Village Arkansas. 1101 Desoto Blvd, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909
Sponsored By Hot Springs Village Community Foundation.
Learn more about the Community Foundation at www.hsvcf.org

9:30 AM British Car Week Ribbon Cutting.
National British Car Week begins today. Lets Start it off right!
Learn more about “British Car Week”. Visit www.britishcarweek.org

10 AM – 3 PM. British National Meet Car Show. **#9(PCC)
Benefiting The Hot Springs Village Community Foundation www.hsvcf.org

11 AM. Valve Cover Racing. **#10 (PCC)
http://villagevcrs.wix.com/villagevcrs

2 PM. Popular Vote – Voting Ends
Please turn in your popular Vote ballots in NOW!!!

3 PM. Awards and Parade of Winning Cars.
Ponce de Leon Center, Hot Springs Village.

6:30 PM Banquet. Austin Hotel and Convention Center.
The Sat Night Banquet. A Conversation between Dennis Gage and Ted Schumacher about what it was like to be in the British Car Business in the 60’s.

Dennis Gage - Grey Poupon
Dennis Gage with Grey Poupon at The British National Meet

 

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