The closest room I could find is about 30 miles north of Effingham at Mattoon so start looking now if you haven't booked one already.
More info will be added here as the gathering gets closer.
Hope to see you there...!!!
* * * Update * * *
If you're planning to attend this year please reply to this thread so we can get a list of folks together and maybe go out for dinner on Friday night and/or hangout together Saturday night at the concert.
I'll be the C3VR/C6VR official representative this year as Adam is unable to attend. If you will be there and would like to help man the booth for a couple of hours please check out this thread.
(closed!) And please join us in the club parking area by replying to this thread by Friday, August 18th. (closed!)
____________________________________ Jim Olson "The Toys"...!!! Save the Wave!
Vette(s): SOLD - "The Toy" - 1970 Convertible SOLD - "The Beast" - 1990 ZR-1 (#682) "BLKBRRD" - 1978 Trans Am, 400ci/285hp, 4 spd, Black w/black interior, Hurst t-tops
Here's the response I received to an e-mail about camping at MAM-FF:
[QUOTE=Norsky] Hi Jim,
Yes! We do allow free camping on Mid America Motorworks grounds in designated areas, Thursday through Sunday after the show. The accommodations are primitive however, only port-a-potties and hand wash stations are available. No hook ups, showers etc. There is a dumping station and water fill up, at Crossroads RV Sales at the 4-way stop lights just a mile south of Mid America Motorworks. Let me know if you have any other questions.
Save the wave!
Pursue your passion here.
Cheryl Habing Public Relations Mid America Motorworks
Karen and I will be there. We are # 8 on the list for the Motel 6. Dick & Jill gave us a contact there, she was very helpful and said the last few years she has put everyone on the waiting list in a room.
We would be happy to give you a break on the booth if you need it!!
See you there!!
Mel Lifetime Member #90
Vette(s): Used to own a 1979 Corvette now owned by JB79
The ride down from Mattoon isn't bad (at least not around 7am). It's very pretty (once you get off the highway) and no traffic. I've done that ride for 2 years. It will take you almost exactly 30 minutes. You can technically not use the highway, but I recommend you do until you have to get off closest to Effingham. You'll be on the local road for about 10 or 15 minutes.
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