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

2015 Show Banner

The GTO Association of Central Ohio would like to invite you 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 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 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 below or click here.

2015 Swap Flyer

Welcome to the New and Improved GTOACO Website!!!
Posted: November 9, 2014

After a few months of hard work, the new website for the GTOACO is finally ready to be revealed. At the moment, we believe that everything is fully operational, with the execption of the gallery, as we are still trying to work out a few kinks there. Those of you who had things in the old gallery that you would like kept, rest assured that they are not lost, we simply have to move the pictures from the old gallery to the new one. Those of you who had information and other things stored in the forums, we have successfully transfered all of the old data to the website.

If you have any comments, questions, or concerns that we haven't addressed above, please feel free to contact me via email at

2014 GTOACO 30th All Pointac Indian Uprising Results
Posted: August 12, 2014

The GTO Association of Central Ohio would like to thank all of the attendees that made our 2014 All Pontiac Show a success. We do this for you, the Pontiac Enthusiasts. Our host and sponsor, Haydocy Buick GMC Columbus, and additional sponsor, DJ GTO Parts share our desire to keep the Pontiac hobby going strong and the show also could not go on without them. Finally, I'd like to thank all of the members of the GTO Association of Central Ohio for their tireless efforts during the show to make it as easy as possible for the participants to have a great time.

This year we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the 64 GTO, and we were able to do it in a big way. 14 1964 GTO's were in attendance. We may never see that many together again, I hope you all enjoyed this rare display. Attached here is the PDF version of the 2014 Show Results list.

We've also compiled a slideshow video below of the show results, those 14 1964 GTO's, and the remaining participants. See you next year!

1969 Pontiac Firebird Convertible Charity Raffle
Posted: August 6, 2014

The GTO Association of Central Ohio is proud to welcome this 1969 Pontiac Firebird Convertible to our All Pontiac Show on August 10th. It will be raffled off on behalf of the Parker Lee Foundation at Haydacy Buick GMC, Columbus, Ohio. You'll be able to see the vehicle and purchase tickets. The drawing will take place in September 2014, and you can also purchase tickets online for $100 each. Act fast, only 500 tickets will be sold!!!

For more info or to purchase tickets, go to or contact: or Steve Palmer at (614) 224-6142

See the raffle flyer for more information.