2019 Smoky Mountain Auto Stampede
Hosted by Dawn Lowery Shane Checkan
May 31 at 2 PM – Jun 1 at 6 PM
4061 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4007
This is a two-day automotive event which is OPEN to ALL types, years, makes, and models of vehicles. All proceeds from this event will help purchase holiday gifts for disabled children and children that are in need this holiday season. Each year our group helps children who are in need during the holiday season. We typically help children in the states of Tennessee and Georgia.
The first day of our event there will be a Meet and Greet at The Twin Creek Picnic Pavilion, and Cruise of the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail.
We will begin meeting on Friday, May 31, 2019, starting at 2:00 pm at The Twin Creek Picnic Pavilion located in the beautiful Smoky Mountain National Park. The Twin Creek Picnic Pavilion is located on Cherokee Orchard Rd. in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. There are great picture opportunities in the area. Come and enjoy the beauty that the Great Smoky Mountains has to offer. Twin Creeks Picnic Pavilion is the largest in the park, surrounded by the scenic forest of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Located in a secluded and private section of the Smokies, this pavilion is a popular place for group trips. Twin Creeks Picnic Pavilion can accommodate around 150 guests and offers a covered eating area, multiple grills, flush toilets, and other modern amenities, making it an ideal location for a party or family get-together. (from the national park service website).
Within a couple of hours, we will begin our cruise through the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail that offers more beautiful scenery of historic cabins, the majesty of the mountains, and waterfalls that will take your breath away.
The narrow, winding, Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail invites you to slow down and enjoy the forest and historic buildings of the area. The 5.5-mile-long, one-way, loop road is a favorite side trip for many people who frequently visit the Smokies. It offers rushing mountain streams, glimpses of old-growth forest, and a number of well-preserved log cabins, grist mills, and other historic buildings (from the National Park Service website).
Our two-day event wraps up on Saturday, June 1, 2019, as we hold our annual Car Show for children in need during the holiday season. The car show will take place from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm, and will be held at The Track Smoky Mountains Go Cart Track rear parking lot (located at 4061 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN). This AWESOME go-cart track offers multiple go-cart tracks, kid's amusement rides, and a GREAT arcade. Entrance does NOT require an expensive armband, and if you choose to enjoy the rides, you can purchase points to ride the rides-so no big commitment at being tied up all day.
This car show will be judged by the people who attend. Everyone who attends will have the opportunity to vote for their FIVE favorite vehicles. The Top 10 (or 20 if the entry numbers allow) vehicles with the MOST votes will win trophies-with the vehicle winning the MOST votes taking home our Best in Show trophy.
The attendees under the age of 18 years old will also get to vote for their FIVE favorite vehicles and the vehicle with the MOST votes will win our Kid's Choice trophy.
The automotive club with the MOST registered and participating members will get to take home our Club Participation Trophy.
Make sure you know how many miles you traveled to our event because the person who traveled the FURTHEST will take home our Longest Distance Traveled trophy.
There will also be President's Choice, Vice President's Choice, and Moderator's Choice trophies awarded.
Registration begins at 2:00 pm. Votes need to be turned in by 4:30 pm and trophies will be awarded before 5:30 pm.
This year our event has changed locations and activities. This will indeed be an experience that you will never forget!