Bug-a-Palüza 16 Is Over

We would like to thank all of our sponsors, volunteers, participants, vendors, and spectators for making Bug-a-Palüza 16 a success! Check out photos from the show here!

Join us again this year for Swap-a-Palüza 2014, a free swap meet and campout held September 20-21.

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Congratulations to all of our show winners. If you won a trophy and were not present to pick it up, please contact us to make arrangements to get it.

1. Beetle Early - Stock 1949-1957
1st PlaceKarl Wood1957 Black Beetle
2nd PlaceRobert Baker1956 Beetle Silver
2. Beetle Early - Custom 1949-1957
1st PlaceClay Poole1956 Polar Silver Beetle
2nd PlaceMichael Chastain1956 Beige Ragtop Beetle
3rd PlacePatrick Sutton1956 Black Beetle
3. Beetle Mid - Stock 1958-1967
1st PlaceTammy Richter Jones1965 Bahama Blue Beetle
2nd PlaceMaurice McDonald1965
3rd PlaceKenny Renew1964 Red Beetle
4. Beetle Mid - Custom 1958-1967
1st PlaceBert Sumner1965 Gray Beetle
2nd PlaceDonnie Jones1958 Orange/Silver
3rd PlaceRandy Major1967 Red Beetle
5. Beetle Late Stock 1968-1979
1st PlaceLuis Ortiz1973 Light Blue Beetle
2nd PlaceLinda Ferguson1974 Dark Cherry Metallic
3rd PlaceGerry Crumbley1974 Yellow Beetle
6. Beetle Late Custom - 1968-1979
1st PlaceDonald Hood Jr1972 Green Beetle
2nd PlaceCliff Patton1970 Silver/Red
3rd PlaceMarg Ann Underwood1971 Beetle
7. Super Beetle - Stock
1st PlaceBruce Eanes1971 Green Beetle
2nd PlaceDana Burchell1972 Blue Beetle
3rd PlaceCathy Spencer1972 Yellow Beetle
8. Super Beetle - Custom
1st PlacePatrick Turner1975 Beetle
2nd PlacePaul Torp1971 Green Beetle
3rd PlaceRon Stedman1972
9. Beetle and Super Beetle Cabriolet - Stock
1st PlaceBill Schuler1978 Champagne Edition Super Beetle
2nd PlaceMarla Isbell1971 Green Beetle
3rd PlaceKen Johnson1971 Blue Beetle
10. Beetle and Super Beetle Cabriolet - Custom
1st PlaceTom Wilson1971 Red Beetle
2nd PlaceRaul Garcia1976 Black/White Beetle
3rd PlaceTravis Young1971 Silver Beetle
11. Type 2 Campers - All Years
1st PlaceAndrew Tigiros1970 Red
2nd PlaceBill Wagnon1976 Green
3rd PlaceJames Bender1975 Orange
12. Type II Transporter & Truck Early
1st PlaceBerry Sheldon1965 Bus
2nd PlaceGary Shirley1958 Green/White Single Cab
3rd PlaceRick Perry1966 Red/White
13. Type II Transporter & Truck Late
1st PlaceGabe Clark1974 Blue/White
2nd PlaceNancy Maxwell1978 Orange/Tan
3rd PlaceJames Ludwig1974 Beige
14. Type II - Custom
1st PlaceGary Crull1966 Bus Gray/Black
2nd PlaceDonna Crull1966 Double Cab Gray/Black
3rd PlaceKelli McCarter1967 Sportsmobile Black
15. Type III & Type IV - Stock and Custom
1st PlacePaul Holst1965 Beige Notchback
2nd PlaceKevin Howlett1973 Squareback Green
3rd PlaceMary Beth Crane1970 Orange Notch
16. Thing - Stock
1st PlaceCindy Breeden1973 Orange Thing
2nd PlaceDenise Brown1973 Orange Thing
3rd PlaceTim McClean1973 Green Thing
17. Thing - Custom
1st PlaceTroy Donaldson1973 Yellow Thing
2nd PlaceTommy Jones1973 Orange Thing
18. Karmann Ghia Coupe - Stock
1st PlaceTony Shuler1969 Orange Karmann Ghia
2nd PlaceCindy Breeden1972 Orange Karmann Ghia
3rd PlaceSteve Speer1974 Red Karmann Ghia
19. Karmann Ghia Cabriolet - Stock
1st PlaceMark Poe1967 Orange Karmann Ghia
2nd PlaceDonna Sharp1962 Blue Karmann Ghia
3rd PlaceClark Griffith1971 Yellow Karmann Ghia
20. Karmann Ghia Coupe and Cabriolet - Custom All Years
1st PlaceSusan Minton1972 Blue Karmann Ghia
2nd PlaceJason Kerr1968 Red Karmann Ghia
3rd PlaceSally Buckner1969 Silver Karmann Ghia
21. Air-Cooled Daily Driver - 1967 and Older
1st PlaceTera Thomason1963 Lime Green Beetle
2nd PlaceTroy Jeffcoat1967 Blue Beetle
3rd PlaceRachel Brooks1962 Red/White
22. Air-Cooled Daily Driver - 1968-1979
1st PlaceJohn Lehmberg1976 Red Beetle
2nd PlaceNicole Palmer1972 Gold Beetle
3rd PlaceJacob Stephens1972 White Super Beetle
23. Rail Buggy - Street
1st PlaceNoody Sheram2010 Rail
2nd PlaceKeith Pressley1965 Red Rail
3rd PlaceJimmy HardyBlue Rail
24. Rail Buggy - Off Road
1st PlaceBilly Jones1969 Red Rail
2nd PlaceLisa Hall1972 Red Rail
3rd PlaceJacob Ellis1971 Black Rail
25. Baja and Off-Road
1st PlaceDaniel Edwards1974 Black/Gray Baja
2nd PlaceMatthew Matulin1974 Black Baja
3rd PlaceRobert Huffer1973 Baja
26. Dune Buggies
1st PlaceRobert Mays1963 Dune Buggy
2nd PlaceJerry Rosson1962
3rd PlaceValerie Aaron1969 Yellow Allison
27. Trikes
1st PlaceLarry Johnson1974 Trike
28. Beaters/Hood Rides
1st PlaceKyle Ferrin1960 Beetle
2nd PlaceRobert Mancy1966 Beetle
3rd PlaceCallahan Robertson1966 Bus
29. Volks Rods/Rat Rods
1st PlaceScott "Bubba" Roberts1959 Rod
2nd PlaceScott Romero1966 Teal/White
3rd PlaceGary Yarbrough1969 Bug
30. Special Interest
1st PlaceGary Stroud1970 Airbrush
2nd PlaceFrank Sagmeister1964 Stretch Dune Buggy
3rd PlaceJohn Bryan1969 Ghia Race Car
31. International
1st PlaceKendall Fike1998 Mexi Beetle Silver
2nd PlaceTorrey Powell2003 Mexi Beetle
32. Kit Cars
1st PlaceRon Renfroe1980 Kit Car
2nd PlaceWalt Berry1970 Red
3rd PlaceLisa Woody1967
33. New Beetle
1st PlaceJames Hartline1998 Red New Beetle
2nd PlaceMichelle Ryskamp2002 Silver New Beetle
3rd PlaceJai Johnston1998 Herbie New Beetle
34. Mk1-Mk2 Jetta/Golf/Rabbit/GTI
1st PlaceWayne BynumBrown Rabbit
2nd PlaceRicci MannRed Cabriolet
3rd PlaceDoug & Joe KircholferYellow Rabbit Pickup
35. Mk3-Mk4 Jetta/Golf/Rabbit/GTI
1st PlaceMaeghan MaysBlue GLI
2nd PlaceJason BrooksGrey GLI
3rd PlaceDavid MannBlack R32
36. Mk5-Mk6 Jetta/Golf/Rabbit/GTI
1st PlaceAndy SimmonsBlack Golf R
2nd PlaceJohnny EwtonBlack GTI
3rd PlaceZac JohnsonBlue Sportwagen
37. Corrado/Scirocco
1st PlaceAaron EberhardtBlack Corrado
2nd PlaceSteve MarrBlack Corrado
3rd PlaceRicci MannSilver Corrado
38. Passat
39. Vanagon/Eurovan
40. Current Production
1st PlaceConstantine PappasBlack Golf
2nd PlaceOlivia FisherWhite Beetle

Best Sound System
Best Camp Site
Kale Carter1968 Westy with window boxes, pink flamingos and a disco ball
Best Show Car Display
Bert KnuppAuthentic 1970 German police car with accessories
"It's Your Coal Truck"
Scott "Bubba" RobertsFront mounted VW engine in Rat Rod
"You Drove THAT From WHERE?" (The Daniel Helton Spirit Award)
East Ridge Masonic LodgeHillbilly Ride
Longest Distance Award
Fernando ArcilaColumbia
Oldest VW in Attendance
Engine Sound Off
Survivor Award
Darryl Allen1963 Beetle Pearl White
Ladies' Choice
Scott Romero1966 Teal/White
Roughest VW Running
Kyle Ferrin1960 Beetle, Scored 4 points
Club Participation Award
Knox Volks Motor Club

Air-Cooled Best Engine
Bert Sumner1965 Fontana Gray Beetle
Water-Cooled Best Engine
Wayne Bynum1983 Rabbit with 1.8T Swap
Air-Cooled Best Interior
Gary Crull1966 Bus Gray/Black
Water-Cooled Best Interior
Wayne Bynum1983 Rabbit with 1.8T Swap
Air-Cooled Best Paint
Donald Hood, Jr.1972 Green Beetle
Water-Cooled Best Paint
Wayne Bynum1983 Rabbit with 1.8T Swap
Air-Cooled Best Of Show
Donald Hood, Jr.1972 Green Beetle
Water-Cooled Best Of Show
James Hartline1998 Red New Beetle

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