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Share Ideas for the 25th Rally

Post by Maplehawk » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:04 pm

2019 will be the 25th year the Firehawks will flock to Ohio for an August rally :roll:

We want this to be the biggest one in a long time. Share some ideas you think would make it great? special? not to be missed?

Mine:

A. Invite some of the former SLP / Pontiac notables
B. Invite former owners and regulars to return and reconnect with friends
C. Coordinate inbound convoys from multiple directions (including the trailered cars)
D. Increased sponsored prizes (Long distance, best display, etc)
E. More volunteers to tackle some of the activities (cruise, drag racing, prizes, promotions)
F. Designated photographers to capture high quality images throughout the weekend.
G. Ads/Announcements in publications (Smoke Signals, Pontiac Perfection) , message boards posts (F-body and Pontiac printed)
I. Cars from every single year, cars in every single color (its a goal, might motivate a specific owner to be the "only one"). Start a wish list / bingo sheet.
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Re: Share Ideas for the 25th Rally

Post by Firehawk » Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:43 pm

One idea from Keven Shar was doing plaques instead of trophies for the 25th. We have done trophies for 24 years, so it would be something different and sometimes plaques are easier to display inside the car.

Thoughts?

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Re: Share Ideas for the 25th Rally

Post by BLACK-HAWK » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:10 pm

Brian, I have one idea that I've mentioned to Mac as well. please call me for the idea.
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Re: Share Ideas for the 25th Rally

Post by TTOP350 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:25 am

Those are some great ideas.. I really like inviting former SLP / Pontiac notables

Wonder how bad a patina JY 92 clone would be shunned. . .
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Re: Share Ideas for the 25th Rally

Post by hawk_r6v » Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:20 pm

Dash plaques for all members and maybe a wall plaque instead of trophy’s and for 1st place only??
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Re: Share Ideas for the 25th Rally

Post by BLACK-HAWK » Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:24 pm

a different dinner night location where we convoy cruise with police escort to the dinner and the video is still played.

- i also think a huge photo shoot of all the cars would be pretty cool!
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Re: Share Ideas for the 25th Rally

Post by slowbird780 » Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:29 am

Friday night meet and greet to be held and reintroduce the go karts after the meet. The plaque idea is very cool instead of the trophy’s.

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Re: Share Ideas for the 25th Rally

Post by FIRSTLAST » Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:17 am

Ask the bar to remain open. Why would they close when we're in town? Somebody didn't communicate that we WOULD be back shortly.
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Re: Share Ideas for the 25th Rally

Post by Blackhawk97 » Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:36 pm

These are all great ideas considering that this will be my first one attending. I do like the idea of inviting former owners of cars as my car is from Continental,OH and have the warranty cards from the first two owners who are local to there. I am also going to work on trying to get a photo shoot at the original dealership that my car was delivered to. H&K Motors in Contential which is still selling Chevys and Buick’s to this day. I am so looking forward to next year and looking forward to meeting everyone!
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Re: Share Ideas for the 25th Rally

Post by DraganHawk » Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:37 pm

Mr France and I have discussed this and wanted to do it. I am going to sponsor "FAOA Fastest Firehawk 2019" with $100 going to whoever runs the quickest 1/4 mile. I will be running the 1/4 but will exclude myself, of course.
I have my camshaft from the Hawk. We can use it and weld a plaque to it so year after year the new FFF member's name is on it. If you guys have better ideas...through them out here.
I will be doing this 100% for sure for the 25th as long as "Firehawk" says it is ok.

I also might be bringing a convertible 25th anniversary TA Firehawk too..............

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