Join us in Gainesville September 23-25th!

It’s going to be a special meet in September!  Out meet kicks off Friday evening with a 007 spy themed cocktail party & dinner at the Cade Museum in downtown Gainesville.

Saturday you can show your stuff  on the Studebaker concours.  There will be a free picnic lunch for registrants.

Saturday evening join us at the awards banquet!

Sunday we’ll have a morning caravan to Stephen Allen’s Studebaker Parts in nearby Newberry to view their Studebaker collection.  Coffee & donuts will be served.

Meet Registration

  • General meet registration is $35.00

  • General meet registration includes the Friday night cocktail party & dinner at the Cade Museum (AT CAPACITY/SOLD OUT), a picnic lunch Saturday, & coffee and donuts at Stephen Allen’s on Sunday morning. General registration DOES NOT include judged vehicle(s) or banquet tickets (few tickets remain @ $35 per person). Meet issued lanyards are required for free picnic lunch Saturday

  • Add $10.00 for each judged vehicle.

  • There is no charge for display vehicles or outdoor vending.

Download & fill out the registration form.  You can print the registration and fill it out by hand OR fill out the editable .pdf on your computer.


Check your math & make check payable to North Central Florida Chapter SDC. 

Mail registration form & payment to:

Ronda Scarabino
21240 County Road 455
Clermont, FL 34715

Meet Registration Form

Host Hotel

Best Western Gateway Grand

4200 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606

Special Room Rate of $99.00* for king or doubles

352-331-3336 for hotel info

Alternate Hotels

La Quinta by Wyndham

About 4 miles south of the host hotel – From I-75 take exit 387

352-204-4960 for reservations

TownePlace Suites by Marriott

About 4 miles south of the host hotel – From I-75 exit 387

352-415-1111 for reservations

Springhill Suites by Marriott

About 7 miles south of the host hotel – From I-75 exit 384

352-376-8873 for reservations

Comfort Inn University

About 7 miles south of the host hotel – From I-75 exit 384

352-264-1771 for reservations

Schedule of Events

Friday September 23rd

  • 12:00pm – 3:00pm:   Meet registration & T-Shirt Sales – Lobby

  • 12:00pm -3:00pm:   Hospitality – San Felasco Room

  • 4:30pm- 5:00pm: Motor coach boarding at front of hotel  *ticket required to board

  • 5:00pm: Motor coaches depart meet hotel for Cade Museum

  • 5:30pm – 9:00pm:  James Bond Cocktails & Dinner at The Cade Museum *SOLD OUT.   Live music by the Nick DeCarlis Jazz Quintet

Saturday September 24th

  • 8:30am – 11:00am: Registration & T-Shirt Sales – Lobby

  • 9:00am – 3:00pm: Hospitality – San Felasco Room

  • 11:00am – 1:00pm: Picnic lunch in the big tent (nametag required)

  • 10:00am – 2:00pm: Concours judging

  • 2:00pm – 50/50 drawing  (must be present to win) 

  • 5:00pm – 6:00pm: Happy Hour – cash bar, Spring Hills Ballroom

  • 6:00pm – 9:00pm: Banquet & Awards Ceremony, Spring Hills Ballroom (few tickets remain.. $35 per person)

Sunday September 25th

  • 9am to 12:00pm: Coffee & donuts at Stephen Allen’s LLC to view the Cade’s Studebaker collection.  Only a 10 minute drive from the meet hotel.

Friday Cocktails & Dinner @ The Cade Museum

*The Friday night event  at the Cade Museum is at capacity/sold out.

Cocktail party attire or period dress is strongly encouraged but not required.

Doors will open at 5:30pm with dinner at 7:00pm.

Motor coaches will depart the host hotel to the Cade at 4:45pm.  Free bus tickets will be available at the registration desk on a first come first serve basis & will be required for boarding.

The museum is roughly a 25 minute/12 mile drive from the meet hotel.  Free parking is available at the museum and the museum annex (across the street) if you choose to drive to the event.

Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention
811 South Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
​(352) 371-8001

SDC Meet Judging Divisions

Division 1:  Prewar Cars – 1902-1946 All Models

Division 2:  Early Postwar Sedans & Wagons – 1947-58 All Sedans & Wagons

Division 3:   Lark-Types – 1959-66 – All models including convertibles

Division 4:   Coupes & Hardtops – 1953-61 C-K Cars & Hawks

Division 5:  GT Hawks – 1962-64 GT Hawks

Division 6:  Avantis

  • Division 6A: 1963-1964 Avantis

  • Division 6B: 1965-1983 Avantis

  • Division 6C: 1984-2006 Avantis

Division 7:  Trucks – 1902-1964 Trucks, all models

Division 8:   Non-Stock, Studebaker Powered – All Vehicles & Trucks, all years (Custom/Modified)

Division 9:   Non-Stock, Non-Studebaker Powered – All Vehicles & Trucks, all years (Custom/Modified)

Division SI:  Special Interest Vehicles (One award per class)

  • Class A: Non-Motorized – Wagons, Buggies, Carts, Wheelbarrows

  • Class B: Related Vehicles – Weasels, Racers, Excalibur

  • Class C: Toys – Goat Wagons, Larkettes, Pedal Vehicles