GoF West 2023

October 16th (Monday) - 20th (Friday), 2023

Holiday Inn - Carlsbad, CA

Come to the Beach!




                                                      FINAL as of 9/21/23

Sunday, October 15, 2023

Start about noon

Staff doing set up in Board Room. Early arrivals can call (619) 922-4149 to make arrangements to pick up registration material or drop off auction donations. Arts, Crafts, Photos & Models drop off starts Monday at 11am. Board Room & Horizon West

Consider a Riddle Routes - Walking Tour of Carlsbad-Get together with some friends and use the code GOFWEST for a $10 discount off the team entry fee (available for October 12th-22nd, 2023). For more information and to sign up visit https://riddleroute.com/shop-1/ols/products/carlsbad-village

Monday, October 16, 2023

9:00am-4:30pm

Registration and Auction drop-offs in the Board Room

9:00am-4:00pm

Car Wash Area (buckets, hoses, and soap provided) Bring your own wipe towels. East Parking Circle

11:00am-4:30pm

Arts, Crafts, Photos & Models - Dropoffs only Hospitality Room (3rd floor)

 noon-4:30pm

Limited Hospitality available - Hospitality Room (3rd floor)

4:30pm

First Timer’s please come to put your MG on display East Parking Circle

4:45pm-6:00pm

First Timer Car Display {voting ends at 6:00pm} East Parking Circle

4:45pm-6:15pm

Social Time - Cash Bar with light Hors d'oeuvres hosted & served about 6:15pm {bring your ballots} Horizon East Hallway, parking lot and courtyard

6:15pm-6:45pm

Let us Welcome You to GoF West 2023, with introductions to some key folks and activities Horizon East

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

7:00am-11:30am

Car Wash Area East Parking Circle

8:00am-noon*

 Registration {*Call 619-922-4149 for special arrangements if needed}- Board Room

9:00am-11:00am

 Hospitality - Hospitality Room (3rd floor)

9:00am-11:00am

Arts, Crafts, Photos & Models - VOTING STARTS - Hospitality Room (3rd floor)

8:30am-9:30am

Tech Session: Len Fanelli of Abingdon Performance , coming via Zoom from NY on Performance Improvements for Vintage MG's Solace Room at Staybridge Suites

10:00am-11:00am

Tech/Fun Session: Paul Konkle, How to have fun Vintage Racing with your MG at Horizon East

11:30am-2:00pm

Car Display Set-up - individual MG photos taken & car placement by class. {bring Car Placard} at the Burtech Family Vineyard    https://burtechfamilyvineyard.com/locations/

2:00pm-5:00pm

CAR DISPLAY VOTING {bring your ballots} [Please note: no moving cars during the voting] 1325 Pipeline Dr, Vista, CA [less than 3 miles from hotel] food and beverages are available for purchase on site

6:30pm-7:30pm

Tech Session: Jim McGhee, California Wire Wheel, presents All an MG owner should know about Wire Wheels - Horizon East

6:30pm-8:30pm

Bunco Party {$5 for lots of laughs. limited seats, be sure to sign up} email at gofwestinc@gmail.com to pre-register with name & cell # bring $5.00 to the game for prize pot. - Hospitality Room (3rd floor)

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

7:30am-11:00am Staggered start    

RALLYE: a 70 mile drive, allow 3 hours to find answers, or you can just take the drive. Turn your rallye booklet in by 2:00pm to the Rallye Master. (yes, even those without their MG can participate - Starts and ends in the parking lot on the south side of the hotel

all day

Registration & Information [staff available in Board Rm or Horizon West] (or call 619-922-4149)

1:00pm-4:00pm

Hospitality - Hospitality Room (3rd floor)

1:00pm-4:00pm

Arts, Crafts, Photos, & Models - be sure to come in and VOTE - Hospitality Room (3rd floor)

1:45pm-2:45pm

Tech Session: Butch Taras on rebuilding water pumps - Solace Room at Staybridge Suites

3:00pm-4:00pm  

Fun Session: Watercoloring an MG with Jackie Francis Center Courtyard

5:00pm-6:30pm

Social Time - The cash Bar will be available through the evening - Horizon East & West

5:00pm-6:15pm

Silent Auction {Bids over at 6:15pm} - Horizon West

6:30pm-7:30pm

Auction Dinner {Bring your dinner tickets} - Horizon East & West

7:30pm-10:00pm

Auction {to start after dinner ends} - Horizon East & West

 Thursday, October 19, 2023

7:30am-11:00am

Flea Market {pre registered sellers set up at 7:00 am} East Parking Circle

 9:00am-noon     

Funkhana Front Parking lot

9:00am-noon   

Carless Funkhana North side of Front Parking lot

1:00pm - 4:00pm  

Hospitality - Hospitality Room (3rd floor)

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Arts, Crafts, & Photos - Voting over at 1:30pm - Hospitality Room (3rd floor)

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Arts, Crafts, & Photos - Owner's pick-up entries - Hospitality Room (3rd floor)

1:00pm-2:00pm

Tech Session: Pat Garity on MG GEAR BOXES - Solace Room at Staybridge Suites

2:30pm-3:30pm

Advisory Council [EACH Club should send a representative] - Solace Room at Staybridge Suites

3:30pm-4:30pm

Steering Committee [all are invited to observe] - Solace Room at Staybridge Suites

5:30pm-6:30pm

Social Time-the Cash Bar will be available through the evening / Slideshow from the event - Horizon East & West


6:30pm - 7:30pm

Awards Banquet {Bring your dinner tickets} - Horizon East & West

7:30pm - 10:00pm

Awards Program {time approximate, to start after dinner ends} - Horizon East & West

Friday, October 20, 2023

8:00am - 10:00am

Winner's Circle - 1st place winners in each class are invited to show East Parking Circle

8:00am - 10:00am

Hospitality {check out the WINNERS of each class & have some light breakfast fare before heading to your next adventure} - Hospitality Room (3rd floor)

 Contact David & Joyce Edgar (Co-Chairs) at GoFWestInc@gmail.com or 619-593-8255 if you have questions.