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GTI International 2011 25th+26th June. OFFICIAL THREAD

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    RichA3Turbo has asked me to organise GTI Inters this year as he is short of time. I know its VERY EARLY but the early bird tickets run out on the 31st March 2011 hence this thread.

    Working from experience of organising the other shows (AITP/Spring fest etc), could people only add their names if they are definatly going i.e. purchased tickets as we have 50 say 'yea im in' and only 30 turn up. I will obviously over subscribe the places to an extent and will stay intouch with Sally as to extra places if needed.

    Byzan and myself are buying a gas BBQ this year for ourselves and will be bringing this if everyone thinks they will use it. You provide the food and the BBQ will be there for everyone to use at their own pace etc. We will provide the usual sauce/utensils/tea/coffee/etc but I can't afford BBQ for 50 people :)

    I hope it will be a great show and everyone will show their support for the club as they did last year, you are the people who make the shows what they are and its a great chance to get to put a face to the names. Using the following link you can make a windscreen thingmy with all your info etc on so people know who you are.

    windscreen thingmy: http://www.audimad.biz/Your Forum Name here.doc

    Early bird tickets can be purchased here: GTI Booking Form 2011

    We look forward to making this the first BIG official show of the Audi year with many to follow.

    Email info from Sally:

    We have again chosen the last weekend of June and hope that this will ensure more favourable weather (who can say!) and it avoids the Le Mans and British Grand Prix weekends. And, not to be forgotten, it comes after payday for many of us!

    As last year, the camping area will be close to the central area of GTI International, and will provide toilets, showers and catering, so campers should have all that they need. As they had very little support last year, we will not be providing a commercial bar or a marquee with music.

    The organisers of GTI International have been working steadily to make sure that the event provides more enjoyment and greater value for the thousands of visitors and we have taken on board the criticisms and suggestions which have been made in the past. We cannot satisfy everyone, but we will do our utmost to make 2011 the best GTI International in recent years.

    The Earlybird Offer has been emailed to all previous attendees of GTI International.

    Information about Club Display areas, inter-club competitions, will be updated on the GTI website during the coming weeks. Each club will need to decide whether it also wants a similar club display area to that provided in past years for members to park together.

    Please note that the offer of special club parking is only open to cars manufactured by the Volkswagen Group, Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT, Porsche and Skoda (and Bentley and Lamborghini!) If in doubt, please call or email.

    Like last year, all visitors to GTI International will enter by the trade route and when your members arrive, please make sure that they display their club passes in the windscreen; only those who do so will be allowed to drive up the trade route to the club areas.


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    [Feb 6, 2011]
    you know we will be there stace.
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    [Feb 6, 2011]
    im still undecided to go to this or not
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    I should be there as usual, it's not too far for me.
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    Gti Inters ... Rocked last year it was the nut's. Hot Weather, Hot car's and to top it all Great people. I'm there. Note to self bring sun lotion.


    Stacey i will bring the gas if needed.
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    [Feb 6, 2011]
    I will be going as Joe says its only down the road,not sure what I'll be in though :/

    Colin you should of said I carry it always,too many times I've had 'podface/neck/arms'
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    [Feb 6, 2011]
    Actually sounds like you have a surprise lined up.

    Lobsters aye. :cool:
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    ha ha put it this way I think if I buy a car the old ones going unlike some peeps who have two s3's !
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    I was so burnt last year you could have fried a egg on me
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    [Feb 6, 2011]
    I'm in... I may even bring my own sausage this time Stace ;P (fnarr... etc... before someone else leaps in!)

    I even actually plan to run the car up the strip too... now I have a clutch that works and stuff...

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    [Feb 7, 2011]
    What about the sauce?? or should I just bring baby wipes to clean you up hahaha! :p
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    [Feb 7, 2011]
    Oooeeer.
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    [Feb 10, 2011]
    I'll be going (if little man hasn't got a football match planned, otherwise I'll turn up later), but I will be there. Thanks Stacey.
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    [Feb 10, 2011]
    I'll be there with Shark Performance
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    [Feb 10, 2011]
    Saturday or Sunday or both Helen? lol
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    [Feb 10, 2011]
    If he's got a match on Sunday then I'll be attending on Sunday, but if there's no match then I'll attend both days. Will you be there for both?
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    More than likely both days, just gotta leave early to get back for work.
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    [Feb 11, 2011]
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    [Feb 11, 2011]
    I will be there 1st thing Saturday morning and camping over through to Sunday - I do have a "huge" tent which I could bring if anyone is strugling with camping gear if it helps, otherwise I'll bring a smaller one.
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    [Feb 11, 2011]
    If you see any cool different wheels (19 or 20) that would suit my Cab let me know, new aor used, cash waiting - sorry it's totally off topic but I see your about everywhere when there are wheels involved ;) cheers mate
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    [Feb 11, 2011]

    Thats really nice of you, thanks. Maybe you should chat to aragorn he forgot his last year and had to go to Tesco!!
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    [Feb 12, 2011]
    Cant wait for this hopefully my cars finished well i dont think it will be painted in time though
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    [Feb 26, 2011]
    May go on the sunday cause looks like i'm not working
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    [Mar 10, 2011]
    Might come up for the Saturday, is anything being arranged for the santa pod gti spring festival this year?
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    I'm not sure TBH as last year was a shambles, we got blocked in and people couldn't get to the strip. It could be a really good event if only it was correctly organised and marshalled by the officials but they tend to say 'oh your over there' point and let you on your way. The year before we had upwards of 40 cars and they gave us room for about 20!!

    We shall have to see what people think of it and maybe I will contact the organisers to get us a better plot :)

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    [Mar 28, 2011]
    It seams strange how this year you dont book in which club your on to get a pass but have to do it through the club or site. I suddenly thought the other dy i never put the club stand on my order but afyter talking to them today theyve changed it sure it really saves any money
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    [Mar 29, 2011]
    Hi Guys,
    can someone please send me the link to buy the tickets as the one supplied is not linking through!

    Mickyray
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    [Mar 30, 2011]
    google it , that way it takes you to the website mate
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    [Apr 2, 2011]
    ok ive ordered my tickets for sunday only as i dont know what work will be like in june hopefully busy so am not going to commit to both days yet if anything changes then i shall be doing both days at the mo just sunday
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    Early bird tickets are no longer available but normal ticket prices are still great :D linky: GTI International 2011

    Due to unforeseen circumstances myself and Mark will only be there on the Sunday so if a BBQ is wanted for the sat then it will have to be arranged by someone else, sorry guys :(

    This is always a great day for weather and a fantastic way to put faces to names and meet some fellow forum buddies :)

    Hope to see a lot more of you there

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    [Apr 7, 2011]
    Yet again im missing this,Playing at glastonbury.maybe next year.
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    [Apr 7, 2011]
    do you know who else is going up on just sunday was wondering if anyone fancys doing a convoy from south wales/ south west area's ??
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    Only just seen this, aren't you selling up?
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    [May 18, 2011]
    Hi guys,

    Quick update, I am being sent all the club passes as the organisers thought it a "good idea" if anyone has a good idea of where we could all meet up so the passes can be handed out, let me know. If there are problems with meeting then a phone number will be given so you can call when your at the gate and someone will drop a pass down to you. Sorry but I cant be sending out 30+ passes in the post.

    One last thing, can you remember to add your name to the list (linky below) because I'm too lazy to pick through the threads and find names :D just so I know I have enough passes.

    Click here to add your name via copy 'n' paste

    Much thankyness, look forward to seeing you there

    Stacey

    Ps any questions, PM me :D
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    Right guys, I do have a few spare stand passes so just stick your name on the guest list. Tbh, I don't think they are going to be too hot on it as the passes don't even have club names on this year (slackers!)
    I have a list of who has had what and in due course (ie after this random babble) I will update the guest list as to who has had what.
    I NEED to know who is doing the strip (oohh err mrs) as the people who are need to be placed at the front so they can get in and out with no probs, as last year we had mayhem and destruction (exaggeration yes, pain in the arse defiantly!) with this in mind, could anyone who arrives uber early leave the front row unattended for the strippers (I'm excited now )
    I know we all like to be at the front but the space is big enough for all cars to be shown in their full glory from all angles :D

    I WILL be bringing the BBQ so bring what ya likes to eat and cook away I am NOT cooking for you all... (I say it every year but I always manage too hehe) I will also try and sort a gazebo out not the stupid one that takes 8 people to put up!

    Rum can't think of anymore musings right now, but if anything comes to me, I will let you know :D

    Much thankyness
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    Ps.........TEN DAYS WOOP
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    [Jun 15, 2011]
    wooop wooop 11 days for me cant wait lets get the cleaning underway :)
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    [Jun 22, 2011]
    is it too late to come on the club stand? and how to do it?
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    No mate, not too late to come on the club stand. Got to "major events and meets" section and there is a GTI guest list, just add your name and the day(s) you want to attend and I'll make sure there are passes for you :)

    Stacey
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