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Beaver Creek German Auto Festival

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September 12-14, 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 and rally.

Our beautiful, Bavarian-styled luxury resort is the perfect launch spot for the weekend festivities. On Friday, enjoy scenic driving tours to exclusive destinations in Colorado and gourmet lunches. Saturday, we open the show to the public with the competitive Wettbewerb der Eleganz (Concours d’Elegance) plus vendor and sponsor expos and other special events such as European culinary, fashion, and lifestyle. Saturday night we continue to celebrate and build relationships with the German American Chamber of Commerce's (GACC) Gala and Awards Reception. The weekend wraps up with a drive to Vail, Colorado and a VIP party at Oktoberfest. It’s a car show and rally like no other. It's Wunderbar!


Friday, September 12th

Scenic driving tours 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: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
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: Expo will include test-drives, German fashion, beer, wine and culinary offerings
Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Location: Beaver Creek Village
 

German American Chamber of Commerce's Gala & Awards Reception
Time: 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa
Tickets: Click Here To Purchase Tickets
 

 

Sunday, September 14th


VIP Party at Vail Oktoberfest
Time: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Location: Vail Village - Vail, CO

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

 


For more information regarding the Beaver Creek German Auto Festival please Click Here


EastWest   
East West Resorts
is the preferred lodging partner of the Beaver Creek German Auto Festival!
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Beaver Creek to Host German Auto Festival Weekend in September 2014

Beaver Creek, Colo. - March 18, 2014 - German car enthusiasts are set for a full weekend of German car shows, test-drives, scenic drives, culinary experiences and rallies in Beaver Creek for the German Auto Festival weekend Sept. 12-14, 2014. German automobile brands will be showcased in Beaver Creek Village to celebrate the engineering, design, quality, history and exclusivity of the German automobile. Visitors to Beaver Creek, German car club members and major German car brands will come together for three days to enjoy the resort's beautiful fall foliage and legendary attention to detail while experiencing the renowned German automobiles and lifestyle.

Beaver Creek's intimate alpine village will be the host for the new and private collection cars. Scenic driving tours on iconic western Colorado roads will take place on Friday, Sept. 12 with scenic drives 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 an "all things automotive" expo. The judged competitive car show will recognize winners in each category based on brand, year and class. An overall Grand Champion will be selected across all brands and awarded at the German American Chamber of Commerce's (GACC) Gala and Awards Reception Saturday evening. Test-drives will be available to the public all weekend through automobile dealerships. Additional event elements featured throughout the weekend include German fashion, beer, wine and culinary offerings. The Beaver Creek German Auto Festival brings the new, modern European style to festival goers. The weekend wraps up in the traditional style on Sunday with a drive to Vail for a VIP party at the town's annual Oktoberfest.

"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 on an iconic mountain. Guests will be able to participate in a variety of events and thoroughly enjoy these impressive automobiles throughout the weekend."

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 visit www.beavercreekresortcompany.com and for lodging and vacation deals visit www.beavercreek.com.

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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   
  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



For more information regarding the Beaver Creek German Auto Festival please Click Here


 
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