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The Gathering

When: October 5, 2019
8:00 am
Where: Founders Plaza
101 West Cherokee Avenue
Cartersville, Georgia  30120
United States
Contact: Doug Williams

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The Gathering

October 5, 2019

Hosted by Dixie Oldsmobile Club

Printable Registration Form (but we prefer online registration)

Founders Plaza, 101 West Cherokee Avenue, Cartersville, Georgia  30120

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Oldsmobile Car Show and Swap Meet, paved show field, food and drink nearby.

Professionally judged, awards in all classes.

Pre-Registration (until September 20): First Car $25.00, Additional Car $20.00 (non-refundable)

Swap Meet Space: $20.00 - Car Corral Space: $15.00.

Pre-event activities include cruise-in  6:00 pm to 9:00 pm on evening of October 4.

All proceeds benefit R. E. Olds Transportation Museum

Every registration will receive a coupon for a free bottle opener from



Area Hotels
The Hilton Garden Inn at 24 Liberty Drive in Cartersville Georgia has been selected as the primary hotel for this event.
Room rate is $119 plus tax per night for a room with 2 Queen beds or 1 King bed. Call 770-382-9787 no later than September 13, 2019 and mention the Dixie Olds Car Show to receive this rate.
Other Area Hotels:
Fairfield Inn and Suites 20 Canyon Parkway, Cartersville GA 30121 Phone: 770-387-0400
Microtel Inn 1348 Joe Frank Harris Parkway, Cartersville GA 30120 Phone: 678-605-9310

For those that may come in early to enjoy the attractions that North Georgia has to offer you may want to check out this
web site: Cartersville-Bartow County Georgia Convention & Visitors Bureau

Friday, October 4
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Cruise through downtown Cartersville to FOUNDERS PLAZA and enjoy some of their fine eateries.

Saturday, October 5
8:00 am to 10:00 am
Registration opens at FOUNDERS PLAZA at the corner of W. Cherokee Ave & N. Public Square in Cartersville Georgia.

Judging & Swap Meet
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Judging will be performed by an independent team of Certified Judges. Awards ceremony in all classes to follow.

Class Information – Best in Class Awards will be given to one winner in each class, 1-16.

Classes 1-14 & 16 are for UNMODIFIED vehicles.
Class 1 = 1897 - 1953 All
Class 2 = 1954 - 1958 All
Class 3 = 1959 - 1962 Full Size
Class 4 = 1963 - 1976 Full Size
Class 5 = 1977 - 2004 Full Size
Class 6 = 1961 - 1967 Cutlass
Class 7 = 1961 - 1967 Cutlass
Class 8 = 1968 - 1972 Cutlass
Class 9 = 1968 - 1972 Cutlass Performance
Class 10 = 1973 - 1988 Non-Full Size
Class 11 = 1989 - 2004 Non-Full Size 25 years old
Class 12 = 1973 - 2004 Performance
Class 13 = Toronado
Class 14 = Hurst/Olds
Class 15 = Modified (see below)
Class 16 = Unrestored/Original (see below)

Judging will be performed by an independent team of Certified Judges. There will be only one Best of Class award per
classes 1-16. Additional, special awards include: Top 10, OCA President's Award, Dixie Olds Club President’s Award,
R.E. Old's Museum Choice Award, Dottie Roney Longest Distance Driven Memorial Award and the Cynthia Williams
Memorial Award.

Modified - Entry has one or more of the following:
A. any non-original GM power plant which is either “high-performance” or an increase of 50 cubic inches
B. major body modification
C. chromed or de-chromed 30% or more
D. major change to riding height
E. “custom” paint
F. non-original hood scoops
G. vehicle set up for racing
H. non-stock suspension (except shocks)
I. differential other than year of manufacturer.
Unrestored/Original - Includes vehicles that are at least 25 years old and have retained original features as manufactured
such as paint, upholstery, engine compartment, etc., essentially as delivered. Allowable exceptions are replacement of
safety items such as tires and brakes. This vehicle will be judged for points and be scrutinized for authenticity. ANY
RESTORATION including paint work, re-chroming or upholstery changes will forfeit this entry to Class 16 and the vehicle
will be classed in the correct class at the time of registration.