Jan 16th, 2003, 12:33 AM
Clearwater/St. Petersburg, FL - March 7, 8 & 9, 2003
Spring Thing has grown to become one of the premier Mini get togethers of the year attracting partcipants from both coasts, Canada, UK, Germany, and other assorted locales. Last year there were 100 classic minis in attendance. This year with the inclusion of the new MINI attendance ought to be fantastic! Take a break from the cold & snow!
See http://www.mini.org/flame for complete info on the evnt.
Jan 16th, 2003, 01:28 AM
Come join the Florida Mini Enthusiasts for the 8th Annual Spring Thing in beautiful
March 7th, 8th, 9th 2003
The Spring Thing is open to the classic Mini and well as the new MINI.
It is 3 days of Mini/MINI fun in a very relaxed format.
Registration is $20 if postmarked by Feb. 1 and $30 if postmarked after Feb. 1
The host hotel is the : The Hampton Inn, 3655 Hospitality Lane at Ulmerton Road, Clearwater, FL 33762 Ph. 727-577-9200
Rate: $69/night, 2 night minimum. Make reservations by Jan. 10th 2002 to get this special rate. Mention either the Florida Mini Enthusiasts or the Spring Thing. After Jan 10th the room rate is $89/night Free continental breakfast, this is a very complete breakfast assortment, you should not go away hungry.
Friday night we have racing and go-karting nearby the hotel.
Saturday the Swap Meet will be at the hotel,
New this year for Saturday, if we have 20 Minis interested we can autocross, hosted by the Miata club. There will be a small fee involved to autocross. Starting about 2pm
Sunday the show located at Spa Beach Park at the foot of the St. Pete Pier
Directions to and from all events will be available in the registration packet.Note: The $20 registration is for the show on Sunday, any charges for racing or go-karting is payable at the event. There is no charge to sell parts at the Swap Meet.
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
JOHN WREN 813-662-0141 evenings JPWINFLA@aol.com
DION JARDINE 352-629-2247 (9am-5pm) TRINIMINI@earthlink.net
JOYCE PRIEST 407-628-6464 evenings firstname.lastname@example.org
Jan 27th, 2003, 01:43 PM
This is going to be huge!! If you are interested in going, the posted room rates are good until Feb. 5th...NOT Jan. 10th!
Jan 28th, 2003, 12:08 AM
I can only make Sunday so will stop by for the show. Too bad about missing the autocross:(