The GTOACO is pleased to announce that our 2017 Annual Swap Meet will
again be held at Dennis Hyundai of Easton, 2900 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio 43231. This year's swap meet will follow the traditional model of starting at 7:00 AM on Sunday, March 19 for vendors, with doors opening to the public at 9:00 AM. The cost for general admission will be $2.00, with 10' by 10' vending spaces sold at $15.00 each. We hope to make this year even better than last year with a great turnout.
For more information, see the event flyer below or click here.
2016 GTOACO 32ndAll Pontiac Indian Uprising Show Results
Posted: September 5th, 2016
The GTOACO would like to thank everyone who participated in this year's Indian Uprising. As most of you already know, we changed sponsors this year to Dennis Hyundai of Easton, and we have been very happy with their incredible and unneccesary generosity since we partnered with them. We also changed locations and made it a two-day event at a hotel. While the weather unfortunately did not cooperate with us on Saturday, we had a beautiful day Sunday.
We also would like to thank DJ GTO parts for their support as well. And finally, we would like to thank all the members of the GTOACO who participated in helping to make this event possible.
Just like the past couple of years, we have a video for the show results, which you can watch below. A printable, table structured version of this year's winners is also avalible here. Thank you again to all who attended this year's show, and we hope to see you again next year.
Announcing GTOACO's 2-Day Show, Featuring the 32nd Annual Indian Uprising
Posted: April 21, 2016
The GTOACO is proud to announce that this year's All Pontiac Indian Uprising will be held on Sunday, August 21st, at The Crowne Plaza Dublin (600 Metro Place, Dublin, Ohio 43017), with a preceeding all makes and models cruise-in at the hotel.
As usual registration for the Indian Uprising will begin at 8 A.M. and run until noon when judging will begin. Judging will last until 3 P.M. and awards will be given out at 4 P.M.
On Saturday, August 20th, the registration for the all makes cruise-in will begin at 3 P.M. and last until 7 P.M. Following registration's close, live music featureing the Rezes-Hall band and Postaljamminguys will begin at 7 P.M. and last until 8 P.M., with a brief intermission for awards, then resuming again at approximately 8:30 P.M. and lasting until 10 P.M.
Both events will be held Rain or Shine and food and drinks will be made avalible by the Crowne Plaza Hotel for both events. Call the Crowne Plaza Hotel to reserve your room now at (614) 764-2200 or 1(866) 372-5566. For a special rate of $99 per night (including 2 breakfast tickets), be sure to mention the "GTO Association of Central Ohio" when you book.
For more information see the event flyer for cruise-in here or the event flyer for the 2-day show here.
GTOACO's 2nd Annual "Battle of the Brands" Cruise In
Posted: April 4, 2016
Join the GTOACO on Saturday, July 30th, for the 2nd annual Battle of the Brands car show, sponsored by the Big Walnut Grill and Jet's Pizza. This all makes cruise in gives awards for the "Top 25" overall vehicles, including cars, trucks and bikes. In addition, awards will be given for Best Chevy, Best Ford, Best Mopar, Best Bike, and Best BOPC (Buick-Oldsmobile-Pontiac-Cadillac).
Registration will be $10 begining at 11:30 AM until 1:30 PM at 175 Ohio SR 3, Sunbury OH 43074, with awards being at 3 PM. This event is rain or shine and we hope to see a large number of car, truck and bike enthusiasts.
The GTOACO is proud to announce its new sponsor, Dennis Automotive. Those of you who have been with the club for a long time remember the days when Dennis was previously our sponsor. Well they're back and ready to start back strong. For those who will be attending the next meeting, it will be held at Dennis Hyundai of Easton, where there will be a small ceremony to commemorate the event.
We would also like to announce the 2016 GTOACO Annual Swap Meet that will be held at Dennis
Hyundai of Easton, 2900 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio 43231. Very similar to last year, the swap meet will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2016, with vendor set-up beginning at 7 a.m. and general admission beginning at 9 a.m. The cost for general admission will be $2.00 and $15.00 for a 10' by 10' vending space. We hope to see a lot of familiar faces and a lot of new faces as well.
For more information, see the event flyer below or click here.
2015 GTOACO 31thAll Pontiac Indian Uprising Show Results
Posted: October 24, 2015
The GTO Association of Central Ohio would like to thank everyone who attended this year's Indian Uprising. This year we had more cars registered this year than there have been in the past several years. We would also like to thank our host and sponsor, Haydocy Buick GMC, and our additional sponsor DJ GTO Parts for their support of our show. Finally, we would like to thank the members of the GTO Association of Central Ohio for the work that they put into this show, year after year.
As with last year's results, we have complied a video of the show results, which is posted below. We also encourage you to check out our gallery, where we have posted pictures of all the cars in attendence, here. For those who prefer the good-old-fashioned table of the winners, click here. We look forward to seeing everyone again next year.
Sad News from the 2015 GTOAA National Convention
Posted: July 11, 2015
Earlier today, at the conclusion to the awards banquet at the 2015 GTOAA National Convention in Columbus, Indiana, Dan Gregory, Jr. took the stage to
deliver some saddening news.
A few days before, Dan Gregory, Sr. had been placed in the
hospital for testing and observation. He was released and
returned to the host hotel. As the award banquet began, we were
informed that Dan Gregory, Jr. was at the hospital with his
father again, and his condition was unknown.
At the end of the awards banquet, Paul Freese made mention that
everyone in that awards banquet was family to him, and as he
called Dan, Jr. to the podium. He gave a nice, short speech
about his father, with an amazing composure. As he said during his few brief words, his father was known for grand entrances and exits, and he felt there was no grander an exit for his father than for him to pass doing what he loved with people that he loved at the GTOAA National Convention.
Those who knew Dan Gregory, Sr. would understand how fitting his last words were for him:
"Tell my friends I love them, and the rest of 'em to go to hell." - Dan Gregory, Senior, July 11th, 2015