Upcoming Events

GTOACO's 3rd Annual Battle of the Brands
Posted: April 22, 2017

Join the GTOACO on Saturday, July 29th for the third annual Battle of the Brands car show, sponsored by the Big Walnut Grill and Jet's Pizza. This is an all makes cruise in, where we will be awarding awards for the "Top 25" overall vechicals. That includes bikes, cars, and trucks. We will also be giving out awards for Best Chevy, Best Ford, Best MOPAR, Best Pontiac, Best Import, and Best BOC (Buick, Oldsmobile and Cadillac).

Registration will cost $10, beginning at 11:30 AM, lasting until 1:30 PM, with awards being announced around 3 PM. This event will be happening rain or shine, and we hope to see a lot of bike, car and truck fans come out for a fun and relaxed afternoon cruise in.

For more information, see the event flyer here.


The Continuation of GTOACO's 2-Day Show, Featuring the 33rd Annual Indian Uprising
Posted: February 16, 2017

The GTOACO is happy to announce that this year's All Pontiac Indian Uprising will be held on Sunday, August 20th, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Columbus (175 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH 43235). Just like last year, we are going to be holding an all makes and models cruise-in at hotel the preceeding afternoon.

Just like every other year, registration for the Indian Uprising show will begin at 8 AM and will run until noon when judging begins. Judging will last until approximately 3 PM and awards wil be given out near 4 PM.

The schedule for the preceeding cruise-in is also the same as last year's, with registration begining at 3 PM and lasting until 7 PM. After registration closes, live music will be provied featuring Hell 'N Keller from 7 to 8 PM. Awards will be held out at 8 PM and live music will resume at approximately 8:30 PM and will last until 9:30.

Both events will be held Rain or Shine and food and drinks will be avalible at both events. Call the DoubleTree Hotel to reserve your room soon at (614) 885-3334. To get a special rate of $119 per night, including two 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.


2017 GTOACO Swap Meet
Posted: December, 18th 2016
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.





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.

For more information, see the event flyer here.


2016 Swap Meet Announcement
Posted: December, 31st 2015
Join the GTOACO for 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 here.





GTOACO's "Battle of the 'Brands" Cruise-In
Posted: June 21, 2015

Join the GTOACO on Saturday, August 8th for a cruise-in at the Big Walnut Grill. The Battle of the "Brands" will be an all makes cruise in where awards will be given for the Top 2 cars or bikes in each brand class. The winner of each class will compete for the title of "Best Brand" for both cars and bikes and the bragging rights of saying that their brand is the best brand.

Located at 175 Ohio SR 3, Sunbury, Ohio 43074, registration will be from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., awards will be given out at 9:30 p.m., rain or shine.

For more information about the Battle of the Brands, see the event flyer here.





31st All Pontiac Indian Uprising
Posted: February 22, 2015

The GTO Association of Central Ohio would like to invite you the the 31st Anniversary Indian Uprising Car Show and Swap Meet on August 9th, 2015. The event will take place at our sponsor, Haydocy Automotive, 3895 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43228.

The main event will be a judged car show, where there will be awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each class. There are classes avalible for GTO's, Firebirds (including Trans Ams and Firehawks), and a class for all other Pontiacs. In addition, there will be awards for "Best of Show," "Best GTO," "Best Firebird," and "Best Pontiac." The "Best of's" from the 2014 will be invited back to display there cars in the 2015 Winner's Circle. The GTOACO's club cars will be in a seperate, popular vote car show, so as to insure an fair and unbiased judged car show for everyone.

Registration for the event will begin at 8:00 a.m. and will continue until noon. At noon, the judging will start and no more cars will be allowed to register for the judged show. Judging will conclude roughly at 3:00 p.m. Awards will be presented to the winners at approximatelty 4:00 p.m. after tabulation has concluded.

For additional information, see the event flyer here.





2015 All Pontiac Swap Meet
Posted: January 8, 2015

The GTOACO will be holding its annual swap meet in the same location it has been for the past several years, at Haydocy Automotive, 3895 West Broad St, Columbus, OH. The swap meet will be held on Sunday, March 22, 2015, with vendor set-up begining at 7 a.m. and general admission begining at 9 a.m. The cost for general admission will be $2.00 and $15.00 for a 10' by 10' vending space.

We know that for many of the car enthusists out there, this is the begining of the season, and we are happy that you choose to start your season with us, and we look forward to seeing some familiar faces, hopefully with some new ones as well.

For more information, see the event flyer here.





30th Annual All Pontiac Indian Uprising
Posted: May 25, 2014

Join us on Sunday, August, 10th, 2014. for the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the GTO at Haydocy Automotive, 3985 West Broad St, Columbus, OH. There will be a special display of 1964 GTO's, and free registration for 1964 Pontiacs.


See event flyer for more information.



2014 All Pontiac Swap Meet
Posted: January 4, 2014

Sunday, Mar. 23rd 2014. Haydocy Automotive, 3985 West Broad St, Columbus, OH.


See event flyer for more information.