"The Ticonderoga Area Car Show committee is trying a new format for 2014 due to feedback we have received over the last several years. We encourage you to attend the show and provide us your feedback on comment cards that will be available the day of the show in Bicentennial Park. We hope you will join the Chamber, the Ticonderoga Area and the many visitors at the car show events throughout the weekend," shared Matthew Courtright - TACC Executive Director.
During the Car Show there will be food, vendors, pin striping, a 50/50 Raffle, silent auction raffle tent, Car Show Raffle and music by Jerry's Juke Box. As well as, a Piston Toss, Muffler Wrap and a Hoola Hoop Contest. As part of the Car Show, the Kiwanis Club of Ticonderoga Duck Race is schedule to be held Sunday, August 3rd at 11:00 AM and will be held on the LaChute River in Bicentennial Park. Ducks will be available for purchase that morning.
To enter as a car show participant, there is a $15.00 pre-registration fee for those who enter before August 1, 2014. Those who wish to register at the gate the day of the show will be charged a $20.00 registration fee. Participants who pre-register will be entered to win a variety of giveaways. Judging for the show will begin at 11:00 AM. All vehicles must be on the grounds by 10:45 AM or they will not be judged. Admission for spectators for all car show events is free.
On Saturday, August 2nd there will be a Community Cruise from 2:30 - 4:00 PM starting at the Best Western Plus Ticonderoga Inn & Suites. The community cruise will be a ride throughout the area.
In addition there will be a Car Event in Bicentennial Park from 4:00 - 7:00 PM including a Restoration & Paint Clinic, Car Focused Events, Giveaways, Food, Pin Striping, & Live Music Featuring Loose Connections.
The Chamber is also working with area businesses to offer specials and promotions for the Car Show weekend which will be available to everyone. A flyer with these promotions will be available at the Chamber office, online, facebook and throughout the area.
To further expand the Car Show and the goals of the Chamber, a 2014 Car Show Raffle is being offered. Tickets are available for a $10.00 donation. The first prize is $3,000 and the second prize is $2,000. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold. The drawing will take place at the 22nd Annual Ticonderoga Area Car Show on Sunday, August 3, 2014. You do not need to be present to win.
Tickets will be available throughout August 3rd unless they are sold out prior to that date. Tickets are available at the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce office, from Chamber volunteers, and some local businesses.
The Ticonderoga Area Car Show is a "SuperWheels Showdown" Qualifier Show. Each year the Chambers sends one, Best of Show winner to the "SuperWheels Showdown" in Boston, MA each October. These participants have a chance to place at this show, as well as move into an even larger and exclusive show at the Mohegan Sun. The 2013 Ticonderoga Area Car Show "SuperWheels Showdown" winner was Jacques Chevalier from Quebec Canada.
There are also a variety of events happening throughout the Ticonderoga Area. For a complete calendar or additional information on the Car Show or a Ticonderoga Area business directory visit www.ticonderogany.com or the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce facebook page, call 518-585-6619 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce - The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is a non-profit organization that serves, markets and promotes the Ticonderoga area including, Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Hague, Moriah and Putnam, NY. TACC's vision is to be the leading advocate for business, serving as a driving force in the economic vitality of the greater Ticonderoga Area, uniting communities and maximizing resources. The mission of the TACC is to initiate and provide programs, services, and leadership which will enhance a cooperative business community and create a vibrant economy, making the Ticonderoga Area an exceptional place to live, work, and visit. The Ticonderoga Area in New York is located in the Adirondacks along Lake Champlain and Lake George. For more information on the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce or the Ticonderoga Area please visit www.ticonderogany.com, "like" the Chamber on facebook or "follow" TiconderogaADK on twitter.
Matthew Courtright, Executive Director
Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce