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Beaver Creek German Auto Festival

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September 12-13, 2014

German Auto FestivalJoin your fellow auto enthusiasts in Beaver Creek, Colorado this fall as we celebrate the engineering, design, quality, history and exclusivity of the German automobile. Beaver Creek Resort is bringing together all major German car brands and their North American car club members to help us create an annual car show destined to become North America’s premier all-German auto festival.

Beaver Creek’s intimate alpine village will be the host for the new and private collection cars. On Friday, Sept. 12, scenic driving tours on iconic western Colorado roads will take place to Aspen and Steamboat Springs. Participants of the scenic drives will arrive at the destination and enjoy exclusive gourmet lunches, finishing with a loop route back to Beaver Creek.


Saturday’s events include the Wettbewerb der Eleganz (Concours d’ Elegance) car show and the Uber Auto Expo in Beaver Creek Village.The judged competitive car show will include three classes: Display Class, Top Only Class and Full Concour Class. An overall Grand Champion will be selected across all brands and awarded at the German American Chamber of Commerce's (GACC) “Service Center”, located on the Beaver Creek Ice Rink.

The GACC Service Center will host all participating guests in the Wettbewerb der Eleganz, their guests and the general public. Food and beverages will be available for purchases, with complimentary presentations geared towards auto enthusiasts. At the GACC Service Center, participate in the silent auction, benefitting the Arapahoe Community College’s Automotive Technology Program.



Friday, September 12th

Driving Tour
Scenic driving tours, to Aspen, on iconic western Colorado roads with exclusive, gourmet destination lunches.  
Start Time: 10:00AM 
Start Location: Beaver Creek Resort - next to Covered Bridge
 

Saturday, September 13th

Wettbewerb der Eleganz (Concours d'Elegance) Car Show
Time: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Location: Beaver Creek Village
Concours Class Descriptions:
Display Class - Non Judged Entrants will wash and shine their cars and place in show area for display only.
Top Only Class - Judges will be looking at the Interior and Exterior of the car.
Full Concour Class - Judges will be looking at the Interior, Exterior, Storage Compartment and Engine Compartment.
 

Uber Auto Expo and German American Chamber of Commerce Service Center
Time: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Location: Beaver Creek Village

Registration Options

Full Weekend:
Registration fee includes one destination drive with lunch and registration in the Wettbewerb der Eleganz, with lunch. $20 of your registration fee will be give to your car club chapter.

Price: $95
Registration: Click Here to Register


Saturday Only:
Registration fee will include registration in the Wettbewerb der Eleganz, with lunch. $15 of your registration fee will be give to your car club chapter.

Price: $55
Registration: Click Here to Register
Note:
 Once you have registered, please send a photo of your car to Dana Berns at dberns@vailresorts.com You will then receive a final registration confirmation and more information on how to register multiple cars, bring family and friends, attend the GACC Gala & Awards Reception and more benefits available only to registered participants.


Guest Registration:
Do you have family or friends that will be joining you for the festival weekend? Spectator entrance is completely free, however, if you would like your guest to enjoy lunch for Friday’s scenic drive and Saturday’s Wettbewerb der Eleganz and Car Show, you should choose this additional registration option.

Price: $55
Registration: Click Here to Register

 


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Beaver Creek Hosts New German Auto Festival Weekend Sept. 12-13, 2014

Beaver Creek, Colo. – Aug. 14, 2014 – Beaver Creek’s new German Auto Festival provides car enthusiasts  with a weekend event  designed to celebrate the engineering, design, quality, history and exclusivity of the German automobiles from new and private car collections, while also experiencing the stunning fall foliage and the resort’s legendary attention to detail. Set among Beaver Creek’s intimate alpine village Sept. 12-13, 2014, attendees will enjoy scenic drives, the Wettbewerb der Eleganz (Concours d'Elegance) Car Show and other festivities on the plaza. 

On Friday, Sept. 12, scenic driving tours on iconic western Colorado roads will take place from Beaver Creek to Aspen. Scenic drivers will arrive at the destination and enjoy exclusive gourmet lunches, followed by a loop route returning to Beaver Creek.

Saturday’s events include the Wettbewerb der Eleganz (Concours d’ Elegance) car show and the Uber Auto Expo in Beaver Creek Village. The Wettbewerb der Eleganz  is a judged competitive car show that includes three classes: Display Class, Top Only Class and Full Concour Class.  An overall Grand Champion will be selected across all brands and awarded at the German American Chamber of Commerce's (GACC) “Service Center”, located on the Beaver Creek Ice Rink. The GACC Service Center will serve as the hub/ headquarters for event attendees to come together and listen to complimentary seminars geared toward auto enthusiasts, view German autos on display and enjoy food and beverage, available for purchase.  There will also be a silent auction benefitting the Arapahoe Community College’s Automotive Technology Program.

 “This events brings German car enthusiasts together for a one-of-a-kind weekend experience and overall grand celebration of Germany’s top automobile brands and the lifestyle that complements these cars,” said Cat Coughran, director of events and sponsorship for  Beaver Creek Resort Company. “Beaver Creek is the ideal resort to host this event with its intimate alpine village, legendary attention to detail, award-winning dining and hotels set among an iconic mountain. Guests will be able to participate in a variety of events and thoroughly enjoy these impressive automobiles throughout the weekend.”

A former six-year Chief Steward for the Porsche Club, Bob Barker has been named the Director of Competition and Driving Events for the German Auto Festival weekend. Barker, a Vail Valley local, will share his expertise in the luxury car industry and knowledge of the area.

Registration Options:

  • The Full Weekend registration is $95 and includes participation in the scenic driving tour from Beaver Creek to Aspen or Steamboat Springs with a gourmet lunch on Friday, Sept. 12; registration for one car in the Wettbewerb der Eleganz with lunch on Saturday, Sept. 13; and $20 of the registration fee will be donated to the participant’s car club chapter. An optional  ‘Guest Registration’  lunch ticket is available for $55.
  • The Saturday Only registration is $55 and includes one entry into the Wettbewerb der Eleganz and lunch on Saturday, Sept. 13.  $15 of the registration fee will be donated to the paeticipant’s car club chapter.

Special Discount Registration Offer:
Refer friends or family to register a car in the Wettbewerb der Eleganz by 9/5/2014 and if they use your name during registration, your registration fee will be refunded less the $15 or $20 donation.

Beaver Creek’s German Auto Festival is set to become North America’s premier all-German auto festival and rally with support provided by The German American Chamber of Commerce (GACC).

For more information about the Beaver Creek German Auto Festival and to book lodging, please visit www.beavercreek.com

Media Contacts:

Jen Brown, jbrown@vailresorts.com, (970) 754-5292
Ashley Smith, alsmith@vailresorts.com, (970) 754-5169

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS:

MtnLiving  Rendezvous  Organic  PinkMonkey   
     
 EastWest Shaus Motorsport  BUD LIGHT  2015 world championships   



Beaver Creek’s German Auto Festival is set to become North America’s premier all-German auto festival and rally, with support provided by The German American Chamber of Commerce (GACC).
  
We offer a handful of focused, custom opportunities that give you visibility in interesting and effective directions. Contact us for more information on developing a custom program that achieves your marketing goals, fits your budget, and impacts thousands of lifestyle-oriented people.

Cat Coughran – Director of Events and Sponsorship
Ccoughran@vailresorts.com
970-845-5973

Dan Smith – Marketing & Sponsorship Coordinator
Dsmith@vailresorts.com
970-845-5293



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