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


Registration and Auction drop-offs in the Board Room


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


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


Limited Hospitality available - Hospitality Room (3rd floor)


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


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


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


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

Tuesday, October 17, 2023


Car Wash Area East Parking Circle


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


 Hospitality - Hospitality Room (3rd floor)


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


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


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


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


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


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


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)


Hospitality - Hospitality Room (3rd floor)


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


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


Fun Session: Watercoloring an MG with Jackie Francis Center Courtyard


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


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


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


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

 Thursday, October 19, 2023


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


Funkhana Front Parking lot


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)


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


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


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


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.