March meeting madness!
This months meeting is on March 18.
Meet up at the normal location, 10:00 AM at 509 NW Everett St. Portland, Oregon 97209
We usually hang out till about 1PM or so. Good times, indoor parking, in the heart of Portland.
See you there!
Announcing the 12th annual DatsunsNW Canby car show
Featuring John Morton!
Yes, the legendary racing driver, John Morton!
For those who don't know, John Morton raced the famous BRE Datsun racing cars to multiple championships in the early 70's.
510's, 2000 Roadster, and 240z, John raced them all.
After his early days of Datsuns, he has raced F5000, Can Am, Le Mans, Sprint cars, Indy cars and and IMSA.
John also did stunt driving for feature films and television.
Check out some of the cars he has driven!
He will be at the show on both Saturday and Sunday.
There will be a special presentation followed by a Q and A at the Saturday night banquet.
In addition, this year, there will be a special award for Mr. Mortons favorite car of the show.
You wont want to miss this!
We've had 11 very successful years and DNW is looking forward to another great year!
It is not a dog, cat, or pony show, leave your mutts at home
Up to 100% Discounts are available on Canby registrations for volunteer work at the show.
Send an email to President Steven with any questions about mebership or volunteering.
If you are interested in helping plan the show, please contact Steven at OSGiken510@gmail.com
Our event starts on Friday, June 9th and goes through Sunday the 11th.
Gates are open from 4PM-10PM on Friday
Open on Saturday from 8AM-10PM, then on Sunday from 8AM-3PM.
Good news for the Datsun family's with children!
This year we will have some things to keep the kids entertained.
Besides the great cars that come to our show, we will have a free video arcade game,
two hot wheels 6 lane drag racing sets, hot wheels, and a corn hole beanbag game.
If you have any other ideas for activities we would gladly consider them.
Big thanks to Chip, I hear he has organized a sizable group coming over from the east coast (totally awesome)!
Schedule:Friday is for early arrivals, including camping and vendor set up.
Saturday features the car corral, some games, plenty of socializing, enjoying Datsuns, and catching up with the people that go with them.
Later that evening we have the banquet dinner and then a movie. Sunday we will have our spectacular car show, you know some great cars always show up for this!
Then the raffle (make sure to get your tickets early, some good prizes to be had!) and show awards will kick off around 3pm.
After that, it's on to thinking about all the other Datsun shows for the rest of the year!
Pricing for the event is going to be the same as last year.Entry, $10 for one day, $15 for both
RV camp site, $30 per night w elect hook up
Tent camp site, $25 per night
Saturday night banquet dinner, $15, kids $10,
Vendor site, $20
Walk-ins at gate, $3 or 2 for $5
Raffle tickets, $1 each or 6 for $5
Cash and credit cards will be accepted, no American Express
DNW and the fairgrounds will provide a great venue which includes:
- porta-potties with sinks
- wash area for cars
- food vendor on site
- plenty of car parking
- swap and vendor spaces
- movie night
- slide show at our banquet dinner
- a beautiful green venue in Canby, Oregon.
The fairgrounds is a smoke free facility.
We will have security patrols to keep everyone safe.
Thanks for your particiaption, and we shall see you in Canby!
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A warm thanks to former President Dave Bothwell"Wagon" Dave Bothwell has been the top banana for DatsunsNW and the chief engineer of the Canby show for a decade. Without all the hard work he and his family put into this club, we would have never enjoyed our success in the past.
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