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
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
31st All Pontiac Indian Uprising
Posted: February 22, 2015
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'
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.