SHO Club 25th Annual Convention – Kalamazoo, Michigan   July 17 – 20, 2017

We are back in Kalamazoo! There are many attractions in the area, plus a nice host hotel. We have the Gilmore Car Museum, Gingerman Raceway, US 131 Dragway, and Mike Nelson Microbrewery tour.

Plus, there are 14 Microbreweries in the Kalamazoo area:

http://www.mlive.com/beer/2014/11/see_all_kalamazoo_county_brewe.html

and Firekeepers Casino:

https://firekeeperscasino.com

 

2017 SHO Convention Hotel

 

Holiday Inn Kalamazoo West

2747 South 11th Street

Kalamazoo MI 49009

1-269-375-6000 (Make the reservation directly)

https://m.ihg.com/hotels/holidayinn/us/en/hoteldetail/azowe

$89.00 Per Night
Rates are good for 7/16 thru 7/21 (Checkout Saturday 7/22)

Includes Free Breakfast for two people.

Use "Ford Taurus SHO Club", or better  yet, the Block Code “FTS”  for discount.

 

EVENTS

(This is a pre-schedule of events and might change before the Registration Form comes out)

 

SUNDAY 7/16/2017 (For those arriving early)

Dinner with Friends - Sunday evening

 

MONDAY 7/17/2017

Registration Day

Golf with Ron Porter in the morning

Microbrewery Tour with Mike Nelson: Three stops, with dinner at the 2nd stop.

 

TUESDAY 7/18/2017

Car Show in the morning

Track Night in America at Gingerman Raceway: 3:00 – 9:00 PM

$125 for three sessions

Sign up directly with the SCCA at this site:

https://www.tracknightinamerica.com/events/1987454-track-night-2017-southwestern-michigan-july-18

There are Rules & Regulations, and other info, under Need To Know. Note the 2005 M & SA helmets are still allowed. Make sure to check out the online Drivers meeting.

https://www.tracknightinamerica.com

Here is the link for the Gingerman site:

http://www.gingermanraceway.com

Dinner will be in South Haven at one of the local restaurants

Earlier dinner for those not at the track

Later dinner after leaving Gingerman

 

WEDNESDAY 7/19/2017

Gilmore Car Museum and/or DNR-Echo Point Shooting Range and/or Go Karts

Depending on interest, we can go to the outdoor gun range. About 30 miles from the hotel, and obviously weather-dependent.

There are outdoor kart tracks in the area, or other activities, possibly weather dependent

DNR-Echo Point Shooting Range

http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10363_56074-130819--,00.html

Gilmore Car Museum

http://www.gilmorecarmuseum.org/test-tune/

 

 

THURSDAY 7/20/2017

TBD - for activities/events during the day

Banquet at the Host Hotel

REGISTRATION FORM

To be available shortly