Events and Club Runs

 

2018

 

Sunday 9th December, 8am: End of Year Club Breakup Run and Brekkie

Old Cleveland Rd sliproad to Raby Bay Foreshore Park, Masthead Drive, Raby Bay

Members and Friends of the club are invited to join us for our End of Year Break-Up cruise and BBQ breakfast.

The morning will start with a gathering on the Old Cleveland Rd sliproad (cnr of Holbrook St) at Belmont with a run down to Raby Bay. Meeting time is 8am with an 8:15 departure for an arrival at Raby Bay by 9am.

The brekkie will be held at Raby Bay Foreshore Park, Masthead Drive, Raby Bay for those who would like to join us there.

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Advanced Notice

* December, 2018 - Runs to be advised, however suggestions are Christmas lights run, as well as our Club breakup

* February 2019 - BLBVW to host Charity Trivia Night - open to all VW clubs.

* April, 2019 - Hold this date!! 14th April (Tentative) - Dubs at the Abbey.  Date to be confirmed.

 

Past Events

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Tuesday 30th October - Club Meeting and Annual General Meeting 
- 7pm: Committee Meeting - Downstairs Party Room - McDonalds Annerley
7.30pm: Annual General Meeting to follow short meeting.
All Committee and all interested parties are requested to attend.
Pre Meeting Coffee and Chat on balcony from 6.30pm

 

Sunday 4th November, 10am: Club Run to VW Funday Sunday - Sandstone Point Hotel
There will be a rally point open to all VW owners / club members going.  Meeting 8am at Boondall Wetlands.

 

Sunday 11th November, Time TBA (am): Pine Valley Railway Club Event- Miniature Ride-on Steam / Diesel Trains

122 Warner Road, Brendale
Spaces for this are limited - only members and members families, entry has been paid for by the club.
For insurance purposes all passengers intending riding on the trains must wear fully enclosed shoes - thongs, scuffs or clogs are not permissible.

 

July 15 – Wellington Point Brunch Run – 8:15 Meet to Cruise for 9am Brunch

We will meet on the Eastbound slip road for Old Cleveland Rd off the Gateway near the Ggateway and Holbrook St Belmont at 8.15.

Departure will the be 8.30am for a cruise to Wellington Point arriving at 9am for brunch provided by the club.

UPDATE: The group outing to Ormiston House has been cancelled due to a high amount of attendees heading to RACQ MotorFest. If you still wish to go to Ormiston House for a look and tour (opens at 12) entry is: Adults $7, Children 5-12 years $2, Concession $5 (Opens 12pm  - 4pm)

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Sunday 21st October - Club Members Picnic Lunch (Sandstone Point Hotel)
- Bring a picnic rug and some games to play on the grass with the kids!
- Rally point for run from BP Caboolture.  Meet 10.30 - 10.45 to leave 11am.
 

June 3 – Rick’s Garage Run for Lunch – 9am – 3pm

11-16 Margaret Street, Palmwoods

Run starting at Nudgee Road Shell Coles Express, Nudgee off Gateway Motorway.  Leave at 9.30am.  Meet up with others at BP Caboolture 10.45am for 11am departure.  Arrive at Rick’s Garage approx. 12.30pm for a lunch of milkshakes and supersized burgers in Rick’s retro diner.  Large beer garden. Family friendly.

See Facebook event for more details

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Sunday, May 6 - Cruise to 2018 Gold Coast Dub Club Show & Swap

Leaving from Boondall Entertainment Centre train station car park and travelling to Yatala Services to meet South and East/Baysiders then cruising to Pimpama for the Show.
Timing to be confirmed but expect it to be around 7/7:30am meeting at Boondal for an 8am depart.

Please see Facebook event for updates

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Sunday, April 15, 2018 - Dubs at the Abbey

Come one come all to the Bad Little Bug-gers Vee Dub Club QLD Inc annual event. ALL VW'S WELCOME! Big, medium, small air or water cooled. We want to see them ALL.

For those that can join the cruise journey up to the event, we will meet at the Boondall Entertainment Centre train station car park from 8am departing at 9am. Arrival will be at the Abbey Museum (traveling via Pumicestone Rd) at approximately 10am.

Cost:

  • $10 per/car for Show Entry
  • $20 per swap site
  • $50 for trade stall
  • $100 for food stall

Categories for Show Entry & Judging:

  1. STANDARD BEETLE (UP TO 1967)
    [Sponsor: Shannons Insurance]
  2. MODIFIED BEETLE (UP TO 1967)
    [Sponsor: Shannons Insurance]
  3. STANDARD BEETLE (AFTER 1967)
    [Sponsor: Shannons Insurance]
  4. MODIFIED BEETLE (AFTER 1967)
    [Sponsor: Vintage Vee-Dub Supplies]
  5. CONVERTIBLE
    [Sponsor: Mick Motors]
  6. STANDARD KOMBI (BAY WINDOW)
    [Sponsor: Mick Motors]
  7. MODIFIED KOMBI (BAY WINDOW)
    [Sponsor: Custom Vee Dub]
  8. STANDARD KOMBI (SPLIT WINDOW)
    [Sponsor: Custom Vee Dub]
  9. MODIFIED KOMBI (SPLIT WINDOW)
    [Sponsor: Custom Vee Dub]
  10. T3 KOMBI (New Category)
    [Sponsor: Volkswagen T3 Owners Australia and Brickwerks]
  11. STANDARD WATER COOLED
    [Sponsor: Brisbane Euro Specialists]
  12. MODIFIED WATER COOLED
    [Sponsor: Australian National Street Machine Association Inc.]
  13. KARMANN GHIA
    [Sponsor: Mick Motors]
  14. BUGGY
    [Sponsor: Aircooled Automotive]
  15. OFF-ROAD VEHICLE
    [Sponsor: Das Resto Parts]
  16. TYPE III / TYPE IV
    [Sponsor: Volkswagen Magazine Australia]
  17. THING/COUNTRY BUGGY
    [Sponsor: Australian National Street Machine Association Inc.]
  18. RAT
    [Sponsor: DRT Automotive]
  19. CAMPER (Any Type)
    [Sponsor: Das Resto Parts]
  20. PRESIDENT’S CHOICE

We thank our sponsors for their support, it is greatly appreciated. If you would like to sponsor one (or more) of the remaining categories, please contact us.

Sponsorship comes with:

  • your business name on the relevant trophy;
  • your logo on the event info sheet;
  • any business cards you can supply included in the entrants event bag;
  • free entry into the event; and,
  • a stand/trade stall/swap table

Please direct any enquiries to the Club at email/blbvwqld)(gmail.com or check out the Facebook Event for more details.

[UPDATE]
Run Sheet for Sunday
 
* Abbey set-up starts at 6:30-7am
* Event opens at 7am
* Boondall gathering for cruise to Abbey at 8am
* Cruise Driver's briefing at 8.45am
* Cruise depart at 9am
* Cruise arrive at 10am
* Closing of judging is Midday
* Presentation at 1pm
* Event Public close at 2pm
* Pack-up and tidy up to finish by 3pm
 
We're all looking forward to a fabulous show :)
 

Results from the show

Congratulations to all and thanks to our sponsors. For the individuals who were able to stay for the photos, thank you for your cooperation and assistance in getting all the vehicles (and yourselves) together.

A: BEST STANDARD BEETLE (UP TO 1967) - Sponsor: SHANNONS
FRANCES GEHRMANN; 1956 OVAL BEETLE in MANLY TAN

      

B: BEST MODIFIED BEETLE (UP TO 1967) - Sponsor: SHANNONS
RAY JOHNSTON; 1966 BEETLE in TANGERINE
 

      

C: BEST STANDARD BEETLE (AFTER 1967) - Sponsor: SHANNONS
JESS NESHIT; 1973 BEETLE in GREEN
 No Photo
D: BEST MODIFIED BEETLE (AFTER 1967) - Sponsor: VINTAGE VEE DUB
CHRIS JADKONIS; 1968 BEETLE in ORANGE/CREAM
 

      

E: BEST CONVERTIBLE - Sponsor: MICK MOTORS
DAVID UZIEL; 1969 in CREAM
 

      

F: BEST STANDARD KOMBI (BAY WINDOW) - Sponsor: MICK MOTORS
COREY S; 1978 in TEAL/PEARL WHITE/CREAM
 
No Photo
G: BEST MODIFIED KOMBI (BAY WINDOW) - Sponsor: CUSTOM VEE DUB
KEN SMITH; 1973 in ORANGE
 

      

H: BEST STANDARD KOMBI (SPLIT WINDOW) - Sponsor: CUSTOM VEE DUB
ABBAS KH; 1966 in BROWN/WHITE
 

      

I: BEST MODIFIED KOMBI (SPLIT WINDOW) - Sponsor: CUSTOM VEE DUB
IAN ELLIOTT; 1958 in BLUE/WHITE
 

      

J: BEST STANDARD WATER-COOLED - Sponsor: BRISBANE EURO SPECIALISTS
ANTHONY SCHNEIDER; 2010 BEETLE in BLACK/ORANGE
 

      

K: BEST MODIFIED WATER-COOLED - Sponsor: ANSMA
NO WINNER
 
No Photo
L: BEST KARMANN GHIA - Sponsor: MICK MOTORS
ANGUS DOWRIE; 1963 in BLUE/WHITE
 
No Photo
M: BEST BUGGY - Sponsor: AIRCOOLED AUTOMOTIVE
FRANK GUALTIERI; 1970 MANX in BLUE
 

      

N: BEST OFF ROAD - Sponsor: DAS RESTO PARTS
DAVID ELLIOTT; 1968 BUGGY in GREEN/WHITE
 
No Photo
O: BEST TYPE III/IV - Sponsor: VWMA
LEEANNE & BARRY NALDER; 1973 SQUARE in MUSTARD
 

      

P: BEST THING/COUNTRY BUGGY - Sponsor: ANSMA
MELISSA COCKRAM; 1968 COUNTRY in CAMO
 

      

Q: BEST RAT - Sponsor: DRT AUTOMOTIVE
BOB MORROW; 1963 KOMBI SINGLE CAB in RED/RUST
 

      

R: BEST CAMPER - Sponsor: DAS RESTO PARTS
NERINE HOOPER; 1974 KOMBI in TEAL
 

      

S: BEST T3 - Sponsor: T3OA/BRICKWERKS
JOHN TILLY; 1990 KOMBI in CAMO
No Photo
PRESIDENTS CHOICE - Sponsor: BAD LITTLE BUG-GERS VW CLUB
CORINNE BAIN; 1972 KOMBI CAMPER in MINT GREEN
 
No Photo

See you all at the next event I hope ... and let's see if we can't get a Modified Water Cooled into the mix. 

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Sunday, April 15 - 2018 Dubs at the Abbey Cruise

Leaving from Boondall Entertainment Centre train station car park and arriving at the Abbey Museum (traveling via Pumicestone Rd) and arriving at approx 10am.
Meeting at Boondall from 8am and leaving at 9am, this cruise is an 80kph (max) cruise up the highway to the Pumicestone Passage turn-off and then rolling in to the event as a convoy.
Please have your entrance fee for the show ready to collect at Boondall to get your stickers and packs so you can be quickly directed to your place in the show. More information to be added here.

 

2017  

 

October

30-Sep to 01-Oct - VW Warwick

Run details to be advised. 

31 Oct - Annual General Meeting

07:30pm at McDonalds, Annerley

 

November

3rd to 5th - Buggy Fest

Noosa North Shore, see details on facebook flyer.

Sunday 5th - Cath & Kim run

Meeting at Mt Cootha Botanic Gardens at 09:00 for a 09:15 departure.

Cruise along Mt Nebo road, and first stop is Bellbird Grove for morning tea and a toilet stop - tea and coffee is profided, BYO cold drinks and a plate to share.  Continuing along Mt Nebo towards Mt Glorious stopping at Westridge viewing platform for a panoramic view of western ranges.  Then a downhill windy road through Samford Valley (ensure your brakes are good), turning right into Eatons Crossing Road then anogher right into Queen Elizabeth Drive adn finishing at Kumbartcho Sanctuary (15 Bunya Court, Eatons Hill) for BYO BBQ lunch.

18th to 19th - Christmas Run, Lake Somerset Holiday Park

Camping Saturday night, tubing, wake-boarding on a few member's boats, then heading into Kilcoy Pub for a dinner Saturday night.

 

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