Frequently Asked Questions
The Canon Car Club is a group of individuals who share a passion for cars and often come together to participate in events and activities related to cars, such as car shows, track days, and road trips.
For over 40 years, the Canon Car Club has hosted an annual Car Show, we usually attend and support other local car shows, we typically do a couple weekend road trips to special sites and/or events. Along with the car show, the Canon Car Club also hosts a pre-event picnic open to all participants. While the car show is typically the highlight of our year, our annual Christmas party is a close second!
Absolutely YES! One of the joys of the Canon Car Club is to share our love of cars and to share them (and our collective knowledge) with other members of the club.
It depends on the event. The entire family is most definitely welcome and invited to our annual Car Show and Picnic. While children are not specifically disallowed at our travel events or club meetings, these do tend to be adult events
The Canon Car Club itself does not own either tools or a shop. That said, the members have access to almost any tool one might need and are often quite generous either loaning out or helping with tools.
If you have a suggestion for a new event for the club, an outside event to attend or great idea for a road trip, please Contact Us. All suggestions are delivered to the site webmaster, Canon Car Club president and Canon Car Club Car Show coordinator.
Yes, the annual cost to join the Canon Car Club is $20 per member.
A big NO! Our club is open to anyone - men, women, spouse or significant other - who shares our passion for anything automotive.
Canon Car Club meetings are 7pm every third Tuesday of the month and our secretary sends out reminders to all registered members The website also has a monthly reminder.
Meetings are held in the basement conference room kindly provided to us by the Sunflower Bank located on the northwest corner of 9th and Hwy 50 in canon City.
The Canon Car Club Car Show car show is an annual event held on the grounds of The Abbey in Canon City. Owners of classic cars display their vehicles for others to admire and enjoy. The Canon Car Club Show shows features a wide range of vehicles, from vintage cars to muscle cars to sports cars to trucks and even the occaisional Big Rig! Several food vendors will be onsite, we'll have a DJ playing selections all day long, prize drawings for participants and participant voting for their favorite entries.
The easiest way to register is online. Please check out our Home Page for the link.
No! Virtually all ages, makes and models are welcome. Rods, roadsters, trucks and cars - if it has 4 wheels, driven or trailered, it's welcome!
The cost to register your vehicle for the Canon Car Club Car Show is $30. The cost to register a second (or more cars!) is an additional $20 per additional car.
Sorta... We do not have a specific Car Corral or location for cars for sale. If there is a For Sale sign in the window, we won't object.
Yes! The Canon Car Club Show is always on a Saturday and we host a family style picnic with hot dogs with a wide variety of salads, sides, cakes and cookies - all provided by the Canon Car Club for attendees of the car show.
All attendees are encouraged to vote for their favorite cars with trophies to the top five and a ladies Choice.
There is also an auction with benefits all going to a local charity (varies every year) open to all attendees (registered or not).
Absolutely YES - the Canon Car Club Car Show is open to the public and admission to the event is free.
In a word, no. Feel free to take pictures and / or videos so long as you do not intrude on the participants of the event or inflict any damage to the displayed vehicles..
The Canon Car Club welcomes ALL feedback about our show, good and bad - we always strive to make the event better.
If you have a suggestion for a new event - for example a Poker Run, a Time-Speed-Distance event, Games or something entirely new and different, please Contact Us. All suggestions are delivered to the site webmaster, Canon Car Club president and Canon Car Club Car Show coordinator.
The Canon Car Show runs from 8am until 2pm. Typical agenda is:
- 8 am to 11 am Registration Open
- 8 am to 2 pm Show and shine, concessions, door prizes and cash prizes,
- 12:00 pm Return Ballots to the registration table
- 1:00 pm Benefit Auction, Boys and Girls Club of Fremont County
- 1:30 pm Awards
- 2:00 pm Show over! See you next year!
Yes. While we encourage entrants to stay until 2pm for the Charity Auction and Car Show Awards, entrants are free to leave as or when they must. We do not encourage in-and-out trips.