GOF 2014

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Where: Marriott Courtyard, 100 Riverfront Drive, Bradenton, FL 34205, 941-747-3727

When: Friday, January 10 to Sunday, January 12

Hotel Rates:  Special rate of $99 plus tax

It’s time to get ready for the 7th annual Gathering of the Faithful. Mark your calendars for January 10-12, 2014 in Bradenton along the river for FOG’s biggest event of the year. The 2014 Gathering of the Faithful will be held at the Marriott Courtyard, 100 Riverfront Drive in Bradenton. This year, like last, we have been able to keep the 3 day event affordable at $50 per person. The hotel is making rooms available for $99 a night plus tax.  Rooms with additional beds are available at slightly higher rates. The rates also apply to the Thursday before and Sunday after the event.  You can call (941) 747-3727 for reservations and identify yourself as a FOG member to get the special rates. Please reserve your room soon so we can plan accordingly. Rooms are cancellable up to 6:00 PM the day of arrival.
                                                                          Mark Koorland and Pete Bartelli, Co- Event Chairs

Scroll down through registration page and click on "Register Now" at bottom of page to complete registration.


SCHEDULE (click here for latest version)

What is the event registration fee?  $50 /person for the whole weekend. This covers all weekend events including the Friday Reception, Saturday Tech Quiz, Driving Tour, Cocktail party and Banquet, Event Awards, etc.

Can I arrive on Saturday and reserve a room for Saturday only?  Yes, we arranged the discounted room rate for Friday and/or Saturday (and one day before and after).

Can I come for the day on Saturday?   Yes, all FOG members are welcome to participate in the Concours, Tech Quiz, and Scenic Driving Tour (some conditions apply for those who drive a replica 356). Cost for participation is $10 per personYou may pay at the door for Saturday-only registration, but only to vote in the Concours, and participate in the Tech Quiz and Driving Tour.  To place your car in the People’s Choice Concours requires advance registration, so we can group cars properly and have placards prepared.  

Can I attend only the Sunday FOG Annual Meeting?  Yes, it is free. All are welcome and we hope you will attend.

Can I register now and cancel without penalty, if my plans change?     
CANCELLATION POLICY: Received by January 5, 2014, 100% refund less $15.00 admin fee.  No refund if cancellation is received January 6 or after.  Cancellation notification must be received in writing (email or otherwise).  Saturday only fee fully refundable through January 8, not refundable thereafter.

Can I cancel my hotel reservations without penalty?  Hotel policy says you can cancel up to 6:00 PM the date of arrival.

Registration is on line- available late Sept-Early Oct. If you are on the email list, you will be sent notification that registration is open with a link to our website.  At any time you can also go directly to FOG website, www.356fog.comand click on Gathering of the Faithful for 2014 (in left area of your screen). When you are at the event page, click on Register Now button.

Questions? Contact registrar:    
Jan Reker. Porsche 356 Florida Owners Group, JReker@cfl.rr.com or 407-629-0248