Camaro5 Wins Big at RICOA Chevy Show!
Today was a big win for Camaro5.com at the Rhode Island Chevy Owners Association All-Chevy Car Show. This was their 20th annual show, which is held at Diamond Hill State Park in Cumberland, RI every year. This year they had around 325 entries. It is a spectacular show for just Chevy vehicles and Chevy powered vehicles. The park is a great spot with lots of space, a pond, a band shell, and enough shade to keep everyone comfortable. Not to mention the food!
This year, while not the first year for the Gen5 Camaro to show itself, but the first year for an organized showing from Camaro5.com members, which included a cruse in by all the attending members.
The cruse started in Burlington, MA, with the meet up of five members
members: Eric Baker, Silver1lt, 2010Bubblebee, Patfan1987, and molloni
The cruse continued from there to an undisclosed gas station in Millbury, MA
members: 2010CamaroRS, Tessa, Patfan1987 and gf, Silver1lt, chevy 3, Daddyo01545 and son (background)
From there, the line of ten cars headed to Lincoln Mall in RI to meet up with the rest of the members. The show of force was already very apparent in the mall parking lot. Believe it or not, this formation of the "C" and "V" didn't take that long to set up! Count them up, there are 18 cars!!!
The picture was taken by chevy 3's brother Jim, who rolled with us in his Chevelle beast as an honorary C5 member.
Now, imagine all of these cars showing up to the show at the same time...I wish I had a picture of that...
The show was great (I'll post more pictures later). Our goal was to beat out the Corvair club for "Best Participation" for a car club...These guys usually win every year...NOT THIS YEAR!!! Camaro5.com was so well represented that we wan the trophy! And let me tell you, every one knew we were more than psyched with the results!
members: Paul SS, Silver1lt, v6sonoma, Tessa, Eric Baker, Patfan1987and gf, sterlingnotes, two event coordinators, (front row) 95RedCamaroz28, chevy 3, 2010CamaroRS, and molloni
We also had two awards given to club members. Tessa got 3rd place in the Modern Camaro class ('84 and higher)
And Jim, chevy 3's brother, won 3rd place for his Chevelle
It was a great day for a meet and greet, and the win was very exciting for all of us. I can't thank everyone enough for showing up to the event. Honestly, this would not have happened without all of you. I'm looking forward to the next event!
I will upload the pictures of all the members soon. Seriously, I have a ton of them...
Now for the members in attendance!
Finest Camaro and wife
Silver Ice and family
Daddyo01545 and family
And two potential new members
Molloni's car get's "tagged"
Patfan1987's car gets "tagged"
Very nice job chevy3! I love them. Thank you!
can you tell just how excited we are?
Although, too much excitement tuckered out our little trooper ;)
134 or 5 pics from today also!!
Awesome day for the Camaro's - way to rock!! Job Tessa....
Number one ladies and gents! great work from all especially Molloni!
Wish I could have gone to that show, to bad work interferes with the best shows. Might have to call in sick next time.
Hi folks ! I had a great time today.. It was a lot of fun .. It was nice to meet all of you ! This was a nice recap write up of our day! Your cameras take good pics, mine doesn't. I'm sorry that I snuck away to beat the traffic before the trophy pics.. I didn't realize we were going to do that.. It's going to be a while before I can do something on the weekends again like the year 2011, but I'll be available sometimes during the middle of the week some tuesdays & thursdays, and a lot of wednesdays if anything is going on.
I work Fri, Sat, Sun, & Mon & really bad hours to 3pm to 3am!
Our picture made the homepage!!!
Wooohoooo! what a fun day, glad to have met everyone!
:coolpics: thanks for sharing!
18 C5's rollin together....that must have been awsome. Thanks.
It was a lot of fun and great getting out with everyone! I took a little video before the show and hacked it together. Enjoy! Also I'll put up some pics soon too.
Good job everyone - it was an awesome day!!
Just checked out the home page!! Awesome!!
My first attempt at a video. Here we are leaving the Lincoln Mall for the cruise to Diamond Hill Park.
Please stand by, technical difficulties... Solved thanks to GTAHVIT's post in the Site Related
My cars on Youtube! Whoooo!!
The movies are great guys. Thank you.
I also uploaded the individual member pics. I had to resize them to fit them in my account (normal uploads to not allow for the captions between images, they have to be hosted somewhere). At another point in time, I'll zip them all up and host them somewhere.
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