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Season Opener Showcase & Meet 2020

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • Waukesha Country Expo Center (map)

Wisconsin Car Enthusiast Club is excited to announce the 6th annual Season Opener Indoor Showcase & Meet. This year, we are growing the Season Opener event even further.

2020 Season Opener Indoor Showcase Registration

from 20.00

THIS PRE-REGISTRATION IS FOR INDOOR VEHICLES APPLICATIONS & OUTDOOR VIP ONLY. Outdoor general admission meet & greet is $5 and is cash only at the gate!

Wisconsin Car Enthusiast Club is excited to announce the 6th annual Season Opener Indoor Showcase & Meet. This year, we are growing the Season Opener event even further.

2020 Season Opener will incorporate an outdoor meet & greet that any enthusiast can attend. We encourage you ride-along with a friend or family if you currently do not own a modified vehicle, as we expect a large turnout.
We will be making a monetary donation to the Animal Humane Society. Bring your puppers and doggos, but be sure they are ready for a warm day in the sun!

EVENT INFORMATION & PRICING

Meet & Greet Section – Outdoor parking for the event and open to all guests. This space is first come, first serve. Allows entry to view the indoor showcase, vendors, and entry into giveaway items.
Cost: $5 per vehicle upon entry

Indoor Vehicle Showcase Section (Premier) – Enter to become 1 of 75 exclusive vehicles to be accepted into the indoor section of the 2020 Season Opener. Entry into the indoor section allows the following:
– Entry into (10) championship trophy classes
– Exclusive parking inside the showcase building
– 2020 Season Opener Tee & Entry into (1) Giveaway Box featuring items from our vendors
Cost: $50

Outdoor VIP Parking (Deluxe/Base)– Showcase your vehicle in the front of the event doors and throughout the showcase space. This space is limited and meant for those that prefer to show their builds and passions between walkways, entryways, and other unique spaces. This space is pre-registration only and is reserved for you until 1:00PM. Vehicles which apply for this will be screened in a similar fashion to the indoor showcase pre-registration and is not available for all applicants.
Cost: $20.00

TROPHIES:

Our 10 classes are as follows:
– Best European in Showcase (1st & 2nd)
– Best Domestic in Showcase (1st & 2nd)
– Best Tuner in Showcase (1st & 2nd)
– Fitment Industries Fitment Choice (1st & 2nd)
– Best in Showcase (1st & 2nd)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT EVENT:

Location: Waukesha County Expo Center

Date: April 26th, 2020

Time: 12:00pm-5:00pm

PRICING:

See more information above under Event Information and Pricing to see what is included with each package!

Premier: Indoor Showcase $50

Deluxe: Outdoor VIP with Limited Edition Season Opener Tee – $35

Base: Outdoor VIP – $20

 

Since 2013, Wisconsin Car Enthusiast Club has done more than refine car community: We’ve created one. Guided by a statewide vision, we fuse unique automotive cultures from around the Midwest to create an entirely new way to be a part of the automotive community.

Quality Events

Wisconsin Car Enthusiast Club hosts fresh, comprehensive events throughout Wisconsin. Planning new and immersive ways to engage an automotive enthusiast, our goal is to always grow the community  We want to give our members fun, engaging, and immersive ways to express their facet of the car community. Most of all, we want to expand people’s palates and prove that car enthusiasts don’t always come in the form of a muscle or tuner owner.

Season Opener 2017

Season Opener 2017

Our Founder: Alex Martinez has always been passionate about cars. Alex was raised in Eau Claire and had no experience within the automotive scene. Starting by attending local meets with his older brother, he began to see a major issues in the scene; respect. Alex blames his automotive obsession on his friends who always pushed him to try new things. As the idea blossomed into Wisconsin Car Enthusiast Club, Alex immediately began bringing together a team.

Our Founder: Alex Martinez has always been passionate about cars. Alex was raised in Eau Claire and had no experience within the automotive scene. Starting by attending local meets with his older brother, he began to see a major issues in the scene; respect. Alex blames his automotive obsession on his friends who always pushed him to try new things. As the idea blossomed into Wisconsin Car Enthusiast Club, Alex immediately began bringing together a team.

Our Co-VPs: Mariah Naedler, Vice President of Marketing Operations, has always had an interest in cars. Mariah was raised in the Chippewa Valley, and gained interest in cars from her Father. He would always take his family to local classic car shows, and that’s how her interest sparked. Mariah joined the club in 2014 as a volunteer, became the Merchandise Operations Manager in 2016, and Vice President in 2018, alongside Dustin.

Our Co-VPs: Mariah Naedler, Vice President of Marketing Operations, has always had an interest in cars. Mariah was raised in the Chippewa Valley, and gained interest in cars from her Father. He would always take his family to local classic car shows, and that’s how her interest sparked. Mariah joined the club in 2014 as a volunteer, became the Merchandise Operations Manager in 2016, and Vice President in 2018, alongside Dustin.

Our Co-VPs: Dustin Korth, Vice President of Event Operations, had a passion for cars beginning as a young boy at the local dirt track with his dad. Dustin joined the WCEC Administrator team in 2015, after pairing up with them to host the 1st Annual Appleton Takeover. In 2018, Dustin was promoted to Vice President of Event Operations, and stands alongside Mariah, as Co-VP of the team.

Our Co-VPs: Dustin Korth, Vice President of Event Operations, had a passion for cars beginning as a young boy at the local dirt track with his dad. Dustin joined the WCEC Administrator team in 2015, after pairing up with them to host the 1st Annual Appleton Takeover. In 2018, Dustin was promoted to Vice President of Event Operations, and stands alongside Mariah, as Co-VP of the team.

Our Event Coordinator: Gretchen Gausmann, Lead Event Coordinator, had a passion for cars began at a young age with Hot Wheels cars, and later with video games like Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2. After purchasing her Dodge Dart in 2014, She began to seek others who shared similar interests, which ultimately lead her to WCEC. She became an Administrator in 2015 and continues to be a valued and essential part of the team.

Our Event Coordinator: Gretchen Gausmann, Lead Event Coordinator, had a passion for cars began at a young age with Hot Wheels cars, and later with video games like Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2. After purchasing her Dodge Dart in 2014, She began to seek others who shared similar interests, which ultimately lead her to WCEC. She became an Administrator in 2015 and continues to be a valued and essential part of the team.

Details

Date:
April 26
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Venue

Waukesha County Exposition Center
1000 Northview Road
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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