MGB ASSOCIATION MEET 2017 and SOUTH ALABAMA BRITISH CAR FESTIVAL IN FAIRHOPE,
The American MGB Association (AMGBA) held its 40th annual meet in Fairhope, Alabama on October 14, 2017. The event was held in conjunction with the "South Alabama British Car Festival" which has been going for the past 27 years.
The event began with aFriday night reception dinner that was an opportunity to get together with old friends or meet new ones. The Car Show on Saturday offered music, door prizes, and food. Fairhope is on Mobile Bay and offers scenic drives and beaches near the Gulf Coast.. Thanks to Brian Daly and Michael King for their cooperation in organizing this event.
The AMGBA officers were kept busy throughout the car show with member inquires as well as signing up new members for the association.
Next year's Meet is still in the planning stage. Keep an eye on our website (www.mgclub.org) or in future issues of the Octagon for details. The MGB, MGB-GT and Midget Meet 2017 winners were as follows:
CLASS G - MG Midget 1961-1979
CLASS I - MGB Mk 1, 1962-1967 Chrome Bumper
CLASS J - MGB Mk 2, 1968-1974 Chrome Bumper
CLASS K - MGB Mk 3, 1974 1/2 -1976 Rubber Bumper
CLASS L - MGB Mk 4, 1977-1980 Rubber Bumper
CLASS LL - MGB GT, MGC GT and MGC Roadsters
The American MGB Association (AMGBA) is North America's oldest, largest and best cub for all MGBs, MGB-GTs and Midgets. It was established in 1975 and has provided continuous services to owners of MGBs, MGB-GTs and Midgets throughout North America since then. National conventions have been held annually since 1978 from New York to California and Texas to Canada. Membership in the AMGBA is not required to attend but it is encouraged. For membership info call 773-769-7084, email: firstname.lastname@example.org , website: www.mgclub.org or write to: AMGBA, 5433 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL 60640 U.S.A. Membership is $35 per year or $45 per year outside the U.S.A.