Part III of the Triple Whammy!
THE BMW VINTAGE AND CLASSIC CAR CLUB HOLIDAY 2013!
BMW V&CCCA Holiday 2013: In October 2013 the BMW V&CCCA, in close cooperation with the Patroon Chapter of the BMW CCA, will hold its main North American event as a one week outing based in Saratoga Springs, NY. The program will start on Oct. 12, when the Patroon Chapter holds its 2013 “Vintage at Saratoga Springs” event, and will follow with day trips to Lime Rock in Connecticut, Cooperstown, NY, home of the Baseball Hall of Fame, and an overnight trip to Lake Placid, NY.
The Club Holiday will conclude after breakfast on October 19.
Participation in this Holiday is open to all members of the BMW V&CCCA, the BMW CCA and any other BMW clubs recognized by the International Council of BMW Clubs. Participation in the Club Holiday will be limited to a maximum of35 teams.
For the 2013 Club Holiday flyer and registration form please click here >>
In case of questions or comments please contact Goetz E. Pfafflin email@example.com or (303) 300-9946.
BMW Vintage & Classic Car Club Holiday – October 12 to 19, 2013
Saratoga Springs, Adirondacks and Lime Rock, CT
In conjunction with the BMW CCA’s Patroon Chapter’s Vintage at Saratoga Springs
The BMW Vintage
and Classic Car Club
of America (BMW
V&CCCA) is organizing a Club Holiday centered
around beautiful Saratoga Springs, NY, famed center for
thoroughbred racing at the Saratoga Race Course, which
opened in 1863 and has been the oldest continuously
operating sporting event of any kind in the United States.
More recent history of Saratoga Springs includes the
nationally renowned Saratoga Automobile Museum,
which will host a major BMW exhibit from May 3
through November 3rd, 2013.
Within a stone’s throw from the Automobile Museum is
the historic Saratoga Spa State Park, which will host the
BMW CCA’s car show on Sunday, October 13, where
the Club Holiday participants are encouraged to join the
display with their cars.
Highlights of the Club Holiday are as follows:
• Saturday, Oct, 12 – Arrival of Club Holiday participants and joint “Meet and Greet” dinner with the BMW
CCA Vintage at Saratoga Springs group.
• Sunday, Oct. 13 – Joint display of Club Holiday cars and CCA “Vintage at Saratoga Springs” cars at the Saratoga
Spa State Park and visit to the Saratoga Automobile Museum.
• Monday, Oct. 14 – Drive along secondary roads to the Lime Rock
race track for lunch and a few track laps before heading back to
Saratoga Springs via Olana / Hudson, NY and an optional visit of
the home of the Hudson River School painter Frederic Church.
• Tuesday, Oct. 15 – Drive a scenic route to Lake Placid, site of
the Winter Olympics in 1932 and 1980, where we will dine and
overnight at the four-star Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa.
• Wednesday, Oct. 16 – We will have the opportunity to ride down
the bob-sled run at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid and
along a different route to Saratoga Springs.
• Thursday, Oct. 17 – We will have a beautiful drive to Lake
George to enjoy a lunch cruise arranged by the elegant
Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing on Lake George. After
lunch Club Holiday participants are free to explore the area
before returning to Saratoga Springs for a free evening, - the
only evening during the Holiday that no group dinner has
• Friday, October 18 – we will point our cars in a westerly
BMW V&CCCA TEXAS HILL COUNTRY HOLIDAY - 2010
Please mail Registration Form with Checks to:
BMW Vintage & Classic Car Club of America, Inc.
Goetz E. Pfaffl in
4862 Silver Sage Court
Boulder, CO 80301
U S A
Given Name:____________________________________ _________________________________________________
City-State (Prov.)-ZIP:_____________________________ _________________________________________________
Size: [S] [M] [L] [XL] [XXL] [XXXL] [S] [M] [L] [XL] [XXL]
King / Queen bed [ ] or twon-beds [ ] non-smoking [ ] or smoking [ ]
Model:_________________________ Year:_______________ VIN:_______________________________
Engine size (cc):______________________ License Plate:_______________________________
Double Occupancy: Number:___________x $1,800 per person Total:$_____________________
Single Occupancy: Number:___________x $2,300 per person Total:$_____________________
Registrations must be received at the BMW V&CCCA Ofﬁ ce no later than November 1, 2009.
Registrations received without checks as speciﬁ ed on reverse page cannot be processed.
Overnight digs for 6 of the 7 nights during the Holiday will be this
very elegant (and totally atypical) Hampton Inn in downtown Saratoga
Springs, with underground parking for our toys.
Display of some of the 100+ BMWs during the 2012 Vintage at Saratoga
Springs weekend in July 2012
This former bottling plant for the healing waters of Saratoga Springs was converted
to the Saratoga Springs Automobile Museum 10 years ago, and will host a special
BMW exhibit from May 3 to Nov. 3, 2013.
The Saratoga Automobile Museum was the site for the CCA’s Patroons’ 2012 Vintage
at Saratoga car show on July 14. direction to Cooperstown, NY where
Holiday participants will have an
opportunity to visit the Baseball Hall of
Fame after lunch at the splendid Otesaga
Hotel. The group will return to Saratoga
Springs in time for our final banquet.
• Saturday, October 19 – The Holiday ends
Participation in the Club Holiday 2013 is open to all
members of the BMW V&CCCA and of the BMW
CCA with BMW cars or BMW motorcycles (or
BMW-engined cars such as EMWs, Bristols, Verits,
etc.) at least 25 years old, plus Z1s, Z8s and 8-Series
Participation will be limited to a maximum of 35 teams.
The cost per person will be $1,800 for double hotel
room occupancy and $2,400 per person for single
This cost includes seven overnight accommodations
(in Saratoga Springs and Lake Placid), three lunches
(at Lime Rock, at Lake George and in Cooperstown),
six dinners (October 17 being the only exception), tour
documentation and souvenirs.
Anyone interested in joining the Club Holiday 2013
is requested to return the completed registration form
with a deposit of $500 to Goetz E. Pfafflin at the BMW
V&CCCA by November 1, 2012.
Any questions: Contact Goetz E. Pfafflin at (303) 300-9946
or [cell] (303) 808-9135 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Track laps at Lime Rock were a great attraction during the Labor Day
Weekend stop-over of the 2004 BMW V&CCCA Marathon, and will be
a part of the Club Holiday in 2013
On Thursday, October 17, we will travel to
Lake George, where the Sagamore Resort in
Bolton Landing will serve us lunch aboard
the Resort’s boat, the “Morgan”, during a
2 1/2 hour cruise on Lake George. On the
right: Lake George with the “Morgan” at the
bottom right. Above: the “Morgan” at the
Resort’s dock.TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. Conditions for Participation: Any
BMW automobiles and motorcycles
as well as BMW derived or BMWengined cars such as EMW, Veritas,
Fraser-Nash and certain models of
Bristol, at least 25 years old, are qualified to participate in The Club Holiday.
The driver must be a member of the
BMW V&CCCA or of an affiliated
Club such as the BMW CCA, or any
other BMW club recognized by the
International Council of BMW Clubs.
2. Registration: Because of the need
for early hotel reservations along the
route registrations must be received by
the BMW V&CCCA by November 1,
2012. Confirmed hotel reservations are
required at the hotels The Club Holiday
will be visiting as much as one year
prior to our tour.
Registrations received without a downpayment of US $500 per team cannot
The registration fee for the Expedition
is US $1,800.- per person for doubleoccupancy (US $2,400.- for singleoccupancy) and covers the following:
• 7 over-night accommodations,
including secure underground hotel
parking in Saratoga Springs
• 6 dinners
• 3 lunches
• 7 breakfasts
• A number of sightseeing
tours and museum tickets in Saratoga
• Roadbook, tour decals, souvenirs
3. Payment Options: Payment can
be made in the form of a U.S. Dollar
check made out in favor of the BMW
V&CCCA as indicated on the back
page of this flyer / registration form, or
by transfer of corresponding Euros into
the Club’s Euro account:
BIC Code: NOLADE21GOE
Bank Account Number / Kontonummer: 0160037180
Bank Routing Number / Bankleitzahl: 26050001
Account Name / Kontoname:
Bank / Bank: Sparkasse Göttingen
4. Roadworthiness: Each participant is personally responsible for the
roadworthiness of his / her vehicle.
The Club Holiday organizers will not
be responsible or liable for any defects
or breakdowns of a vehicle, or the
registrant’s inability to continue The
Holiday. - No refunds will be granted
in the event of a registrant’s inability to
5. Liability Waiver: The General
Conditions published in the road book
will apply. Please be reminded that by
submitting an application for participation in The Club Holiday tour, each
applicant has expressly waived his /
her right, as well as the right of his /
her dependents and estates, to any legal
recourse against the organizer, against
any other participants and co-drivers of
third vehicles participating in the event,
against any authorities or sponsors
associated with the event, regarding
any accident, injury, loss or damage in
connection with The Holiday.
6. Technical Inspection: There will be
no technical inspection of the vehicles;
however the Organizer reserves the
right to disqualify vehicles with obviously major shortcomings.
7. Service: As we will be travelling
through well developed parts of the
states of New York and Connecticut
with service facilities never very far
away, there will be no service vehicle
following the tour participants.
8. Daily Routes and Schedules: Your
road books will contain details about
the daily routes, including maps and
suggested departure and arrival times.
9. Point-System and Awards: As this
Club Holiday tour is not being organized as a timed-distance rally, but
rather a touristic undertaking, there
will be no demerit points recorded for
departures or arrivals outside the suggested time windows.
10. Baggage: Participants are encouraged to plan their baggage around the
trunk capacities of their tour vehicles.
If anyone needs assistance with baggage, due to limited trunk space (such
as in pre-war cars or Z1s), arrangements will be made for assistance from
participants with larger vehicles. There
will be no separate luggage vehicle.
11. Additional Information / Clarifications: Prior to the start of The Club
Holiday additional information and
answers to Registrants’ questions will
be issued through a continuing series
12. Cancellation Options: As the
required down payment from the
participants is going directly to nonrefundable down-payments to hotels, a
great deal of thought has been given to
how to best protect your interests with
regard to your pre-payments in the
event of a later cancellation.
12.1 Trip Cancellation
Insurance is available to cover this
exposure. Click on “trip cancellation insurance” on Google, and
you’ll find a number of providers.
(I purchased such insurance for
a Baltic cruise I booked last year
for August 2012 from American
12.2 If cancellation due to
unforeseen circumstances occurs
prior to Dec.1, 2012 the BMW
V&CCCA will refund everything
but $250. If cancellation occurs
between Dec. 1, 2012 and March
15, 2013, the BMW V&CCCA
will retain the $500 down payment. After March 15, 2013 no
cancellations can be accepted.
12.3 The cancellation risks
of initially $250 (through Dec. 1,
2012), then $500 (from Dec. 2,
2012 through March 15, 2013)
and ultimately the entire fee would
be waived in their entirety if the
registrant who needs to cancel for
any reason arranges for a qualified
replacement participant.REGISTRATION FORM
BMW V&CCCA Club Holiday 2013
[also referred to as “The Club Holiday” and “The
Please return Registration Form with deposit to:
BMW Vintage & Classic Car Club of America
c/o Goetz E. Pfafflin
4862 Silver Sage Court
Boulder, CO 80301
U S A
Fax: +1 303 757-3234 email@example.com
Given Name:_______________________________________ __________________________________________________
Birth Date:_________________________________________ _________________________________________________
Home Phone:______________________________________ __________________________________________________
Mobile Phone:______________________________________ __________________________________________________
Garment Size: [S] [M] [L] [XL] [XXL] [XXXL] [S] [M] [L] [XL] [XXL] [XXXL]
Hotel Preference: King / Queen bed [ ] or twin-beds [ ] non-smoking [ ] or smoking [ ]
Per person / double occupancy: [ ] US $1,800.
Per person / single occupancy: [ ] US $2,400.
Number of participants:________________________
Total Registration Fee: US $____________
Deposit due with Registration ($500.- per team)
Balance due by March 15, 2013 US$_____________
Make & Model:_______________________ Year:_______________________
Displacement (cc):_________________ License Plate Number and State, Province or Country:_________________________
_______________________ _______________________ ______________
Signature of Registrant Location Date
For alternate payment arrangements see paragraph #3 “Terms and Conditions”
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