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Announcing GTOACO's 2-Day Show, Featuring the 32nd Annual Indian Uprising
Posted: April 21, 2016

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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.

Cruise-In Day 1

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

   2016 Battle of the Brands Banner

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.


New Sponsor, Plus Swap Meet Announcement
Posted: December, 31st 2015
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.

Dennis Hyundai of Easton

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 Swap Flyer



2015 GTOACO 31th All 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





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.