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TRA 2020 Events

Lexington Area Events

 

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TRA 2020 Events

Events Overview

 

While the meet agenda is under refinement (and will be for a while) the key events have been defined.  The detailed agenda is available below.

Monday 15 June 2020

Eve - Welcome Mixer

Tuesday 16 June 2020

AM - Early morning breakfast run to Windy Corners Market

AM - Horse Farm Tour to Old Friends Equine

PM - Tech Sessions

PM - BBQ Picnic

Eve - National Meeting

Wednesday 17 June 2020

AM - Car Show - Concours and Participant's show for ALL Triumph cars

PM - Poker Rally

Eve - Auction

Thursday 18 June 2020

AM - Early morning breakfast run to Keenland

AM - Keenland Tour, Aviation museum

PM - Distillery tour

Eve - Awards Banquet

Friday 19 June 2020

AM - Farewells

Key Events - TRA 2020

 

The following is a short description of the key events at TRA 2020.  Please note that this is subject to possible change as we get nearer to the event. 

Registration

Registration will be open on the 15th from 3-6PM, 16th from 9AM-5PM, 17th from 8-10AM.

Monday 15 June 2020

Eve

Welcome Mixer – reconnect with your TRA friends, and make new friends, in the TRA 2020 hospitality suite with complimentary drinks and munchies.

Tuesday 16 June 2020

AM

Early morning breakfast run to Windy Corners Market – from their Facebook site: “Amid northern Lexington's legendary horse farms sits Windy Corner Market, a destination for delicious homemade Po-Boy sandwiches, plate breakfasts and dinners, bakery treats and sundries. We are Kentucky Proud!”  Yummy food and farm vistas you do not want to miss!  Want more details or to check out the menu - www.windycornermarket.com

Horse Farm Tour to Old Friends Equine – After breakfast continue to Old Friends Farm – a retirement farm for thoroughbred race horses such as Belmont Stakes winners Sarava and Touch Gold– join us on a private tour and introduction to their most famous retirees.  For more background you can check out their website at www.oldfriendsequine.org

Note:  Due to the fact that we have to make reservations for a group tour ahead of time, registration for this event closes May 15th.  

Silent Auction – the silent auction opens in the registration area – bid high, bid often, and get the goodies.  The Silent Auction closes 5PM on Wednesday. 

Note:  Auction Rules have changed for 2020!  This includes the Live Auction, Silent Auction, and Flea Market.  Click here to go to the Auction web page for details.  A must read if you are bringing Auction items!

TRA 2020 Arts & Crafts Competition - Share your creative talents with your fellow TRA members!  Opened to all Registered TRA 2020 Participants – Adults and Youths..

  •  Entries are to be Triumph or British themed and must be originals.

  •  NO commercially produced items will be accepted for competition.

  •  Entries are limited to 2 per Registered Participant.

 

Awards will be presented to the “Most Popular” Adult and Youth entry.  This will be determined by the cast ballots of your fellow TRA members.  More information will be in your Registration Packet.

PM

Tech Sessions  - Three tech session (Fuel Pump Karma, Electrical Hacks for Dummies, What do I need to carry with me even though I am not paranoid?) are being put together – three tech sessions inspired by actual experiences of Miami Valley Triumph members designed to help you keep them on the road longer and more reliable.

BBQ Picnic – The folks at Red State BBQ are arranging a delectable feast for us after a short drive  - bring a good appetite and empty stomach!

Eve

TRA National Meeting – time to get the membership together in one room and interact with the National officers as they outline what happened this last year and what is in store for the next as well as TRA Club functions, such as officer nominations etc.

Hospitality Room open – for more conversations into the night.

Wednesday 17 June 2020

AM

Car Shows – two shows at the same time – Concours d’Elegance for TR2-4A cars, judged by sanctioned TRA judges as well as a Participant’s Choice show with classes for ALL Triumph cars.  You really have no excuse not to be in the show.   We have arranged with the hotel to have food available for your purchase at the show grounds so you won’t waste away to nothing while admiring the cars.

Note: Did we mention that we have registration just for the day of show that just gets you in the Participant's Choice car show???

PM

Poker Rally – try your luck at our wandering card game stopping at some of the most interesting places around Lexington – shoot for the Royal Flush and avoid a pair of deuces!

Auction Part Registration – the TRA 2020 Live Auction will be limited to 100 juried parts, this is the chance for you to register your parts. 

Note:  Auction Rules have changed for 2020!  This includes the Live Auction, Silent Auction, and Flea Market.  Click here to go to the Auction web page for details.  A must read if you are bringing Auction items!

Eve

TRA 2020 Live Auction – your chance to bid and win on no more than 100 unique and interesting parts, Triumph memorabilia, and very unique items.  Our auctioneers keep this moving and keep it entertaining.  Did we mention we have free beer? (obviously only to TRA 2020 attendees 21 years old and older…)

Note:  Auction Rules have changed for 2020!  This includes the Live Auction, Silent Auction, and Flea Market.  Click here to go to the Auction web page for details.  A must read if you are bringing Auction items!

Hospitality Room open – for more conversations into the night.

Thursday 18 June 2020

AM

Early morning breakfast run to Keenland Racepark – home of the Breeder’s Cup, we will have breakfast at the track kitchen where you will eat with owners, jockeys, and hired hands.  Afterwards we will have a guided tour of Keeneland  (www.keeneland.com) and then take a short drive to the Kentucky Aviation Museum (www.aviationky.org).

PM

Distillery District Tour – we will head to the Lexington Distillery District to shop, eat ice cream at one interesting ice cream parlor, as well as have the chance to visit several distilleries and breweries.  We will get back in time for you to pack and relax before the Awards Banquet

Eve

Awards Banquet – come early for the cocktail reception with the cash bar and then experience the banquet where we feast then congratulate the events and car show winners culminating with the TRA 2020 Concours Best of Show. 

Hospitality Room open – relive TRA 2020 memories with friends and start plotting your trip to TRA 2021, or just hang around for more conversations into the night

Friday 19 June 2020

AM

Farewells – Join the TRA 2020 team to say “until we meet again” to your fellow TRA 2020 attendees as they leave on their way home.   If you want, you could stay to help the TRA 2020 Committee members clean up (hint, hint, nudge, nudge), but it is not mandatory :-)