50th Anniversary Celebration Activities

Happy 50th Anniversary Year Space Coast PCA! The Anniversary Committee has planned a range of events that will allow members to celebrate both the cars and our fabulous members. There will be a special commemorative Challenge Trophy to encourage members to enter 4 competition events to obtain all the pieces. It is pretty awesome, see picture below!  Please register for all events on ClubRegistration.net

March 24th – Special Event Autocross featuring Randy Pobst
Chairs: Ken Marshall and Craig Barrie
This Autocross, Sponsored by Porsche of Melbourne is a special event for our 50th year, hosted by the American Muscle Car Museum and will feature our special guest race car driver, Randy Pobst. Randy is a native of Melbourne and had his competitive start driving in Autocross locally and has gone on to have a successful driving career. He is the pro test driver for Motor Trend Magazine and stars in many of their YouTube videos.  Breakfast provided.
Direct Link: https://clubregistration.net/events/signUp.cfm/event/8930

April 13th – Anniversary Gala
Sponsor, Porsche of Melbourne has invited us to the dealership to celebrate 50 years of Space Coast Porsche Club cars and members. The GALA starts at 7pm and kicks off the celebrations.  We will have displays of club events and items over the past 50 years.  If you have items or photos that you would like to share, please bring them with you. You will be able to pre-order your Anniversary Tee-Shirt and Challenge Trophy on ClubReg and pick it up at this event!
Direct Link: https://clubregistration.net/events/signUp.cfm/event/8978

April 14th – Gimmick Rally “Orbit Around the Space Coast”
Rally Masters: David O’Neal and Brian Reinert
Don’t party too hard at the Gala because the next morning F. Burton Smith Park will be the start and finish location for our 50th Anniversary “Orbit around the Space Coast” Gimmick Rally.  Our (evil) Rally Masters plan a Jeopardy Style Rally. Breakfast and lunch included for rally-ers! There will be Rally trophies for winning members and Challenge Trophy pieces for the rest of us!
Direct Link: https://clubregistration.net/events/signUp.cfm/event/8981

April 21st – Porsche and Putters Golf Tournament
Chairperson: Elaine Gorsuch
Porsche and Putters Golf Tournament at Cocoa Beach Country Club.  This features a “Hole in One win a Boxster” sponsored by Porsche of Melbourne!  A great opportunity to add to your collection!  An important part of our charter as Space Coast PCA has been our dedication to charities. This celebration year we will continue to give to our global community. Beneficiary: Sat7education.org.  Miss the “Hole in One”, pick up another Trophy piece at this event!  Golf clubs have been a part of Porsche design for years, so get yours out see if they still fit the car.
Direct Link: https://clubregistration.net/events/signUp.cfm/event/8919

May 5th – 50th Anniversary Autocross
Chairs: Ken Marshall and Craig Barrie
The second 50th Anniversary Autocross sponsored by Porsche of Melbourne will be a great way for us to watch our cars and drivers doing what they do best at a wonderful venue, the American Muscle Car Museum in Melbourne, Fl. For those who have not done this before, we have some nationally credited instructors in our region who will help you learn to drive your car faster and with more precision than you thought possible. Come out and exercise yourself and your car.  Breakfast is provided for drivers, volunteers and spectators. Pick up another Trophy piece at this event!

May 6th – Anniversary Concours
Chairperson: Jurgen Schwanitz.
Beautiful Vero Beach Riverside Park will be the site of our Porsche only Concours Sponsored by ACT Computers. This is a chance to display and see some of the rare and beautiful Porsches that make Space Coast their home.  The site is perfect for a Concours.  Sign your car up, come out and show it off and maybe take home a beautiful Concours trophy in addition to a Challenge Trophy piece.  Friendship, camaraderie and the chance to talk Porsche at these events make this a special event for all. There will also be a race simulator on site for our members to use for driving fun. Come test your skills!
Direct Link: https://clubregistration.net/events/signUp.cfm/event/8979

June 9th – Anniversary Banquet
Chairperson: Terry Miller.
The incredible Daytona 500 Club is the setting for our Anniversary Banquet and the last official 50th event. Race car driver Vic Elford, who won the Daytona 24-Hour race in the famous 1968 Porsche 1-2-3 win, will be the guest of honor. It seemed appropriate to celebrate our 50th with the 50th anniversary of Porsche’s great win in our Region.  The committee is working hard to make this a special event and a wonderful ending to the celebration. Pick up your last Trophy piece at this event!  More information to follow soon!

Hotel suggestions for out of town members who want to party safely will be provided for both the Gala and the final banquet.

We look forward to seeing all of our members at these events. As we say at PCA, “It’s not just the cars it’s the people!”

Note: If you are not going to the Kick off Gala on April 13 and still want a Challenge Trophy you can register for that and purchase your trophy base ($25) online at Club Registration or any competition event.

50th Anniversary Commemorative Challenge Trophy

Please sign up for these events on ClubRegistration.net

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