28th Anniversary Celebration

When:
September 1, 2022 – September 3, 2022 all-day
2022-09-01T00:00:00-05:00
2022-09-04T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
National Corvette Museum
350 Corvette Dr
Bowling Green, KY 42101
USA
Contact:
270-777-4506 or 270-467-8804

2022 NCM 28th Anniversary Celebration
Thursday September 1st – Saturday September 3rd

Every year around the Labor Day weekend we celebrate the Grand Opening of the Museum in 1994 with a participant focused event.  This year we mark the 28th Anniversary milestone and focus on the diversity of the people that Corvette has brought together for a look back on the Museum’s history and forward to the future! Registered participants can enjoy 3 days of activities in and around the Museum including access to interesting and unique road tours, special video presentations, raffles, and more during this event in honor of your help and support!

A FULL Seminar schedule is COMING SOON. We are working with each presenter to determine their ability to travel and availability.

Anniversary registration is $25 for Lifetime members, $30 for members and $40 for non-members and the deadline for online registration is 5:00pm central time, Monday, August 15th, 2022.  Early registration includes a hard card badge, lanyard, event pin and dash plaque.

Onsite registration will Begin on Wednesday August 31st at 2pm. Onsite prices are $30 for Lifetime, $35 for Members, $45 for Non-Members.

Information Regarding Hall of Fame Ceremony Tickets Coming Soon

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

28th Anniversary T-Shirt Available Now!

Lifetime $19 Member $20 Non-Member $22

28th Anniversary Polos are Available!

Lifetime $22 Member $23 Non-Member $25

 Agenda
Please check back periodically as agenda is subject to change
Thank you!

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31
9:00am National Corvette Museum Opens
 
*MSP Track Activities Vary By Time* Andy Pilgrim Driving Experience: If you’re rolling into town a few days early, you don’t want to miss the Andy Pilgrim Driving Experience!  This full immersion activity is hand crafted by Pro Racer and Corvette Hall of Fame Inductee, Andy Pilgrim and will put participants in the driver’s seat of a C8 Corvette with personalized feedback from Andy throughout the 1-day program! Take advantage of this special pricing with a $400 discount!!

 
2:00pm – 4:30pm Advance Registration Pickup / Onsite Registration opens

  • NCM Club Room
 
5:00pm NCM Closes
 
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
 
9:00am NCM Opens
 
9:00am – 5:00pm Advance Registration Pickup / Onsite Registration opens

  • NCM Club Room
 
*MSP Track Activities Vary By Time*
Driving Experiences at the NCM Motorsports Park: The NCM Motorsports Park has added a variety of inventory to the calendar so that you can enjoy track activities at your convenience.  An overview of the experiences is listed below, and you can follow this link to reserve your spot:  https://book.peek.com/s/bdf5867b-553c-4f63-af19-cdc4abedc880/4XbpY

  • Corvette Experience is a streamlined 2-hour, experiential driving school that lets you loose on the 3.2-mile racetrack in a C8 Corvette!!
  • C8 Touring Laps: Test out the performance of America’s sports car with four lead/follow laps around our track in a C8 Corvette!!
  • C7 Touring Laps: Test out the performance of America’s sports car with four lead/follow laps around our track in a manual C7 Corvette!!
  • Camaro Touring Laps: Take a spin in our brand new Camaro SS with the 1LE Track Performance Package! Boasting a 455hp 6.2L V8, 10 speed transmission and performance package exhaust, this car is really turning heads – the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tire, Magnetic Ride Control, and Performance Traction Management system makes the drive an experience that will not be forgotten!
  • Corvette Bundle: The NCM Motorsports Park introduces a new experience for the upcoming driving season…the Corvette Bundle!  This product showcases the performance capabilities of both the C7 and C8 Corvettes. Guest will have the opportunity get behind the wheel of both cars for four laps each on the 3.2-mile, 23 turn track.  This lead/follow experience is packed with exciting speeds, high adrenaline, and lots of fun.  Book your experience now!!
  • Corvette/Camaro Bundle: This package showcases the performance capabilities of all three GM sports cars, the C7 and C8 Corvettes along with the Camaro SS 1LE!  Guest will have the opportunity get behind the wheel of all three cars for four laps each on the 3.2-mile, 23 turn track. That’s a total of TWELVE laps!!

 

 
8:00am – 2:15pm LT1: My Old Kentucky Home & BJ’s Steakhouse
Explore the beautiful 200 year old mansion. Stories of deadly duels, horse racing, fortune, fame, demise, all alongside original fine antiques, & significant architectural spaces. Our talented tour guides perform the song for which the house is named, “My Old Kentucky Home,” on every tour.

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Members $40 / Non-Members $45
  • Staging location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
 
8:15am – 2:30pm LT2: Swope’s Cars of Yesteryear & Back Home Restaurant
Join us as we tour the Contemporary Museum featuring collections of old automobiles built from the 1900s to the 1960s. For lunch, we will visit the Circa-1872 home housing a restaurant serving classic comfort fare, and crafts for sale in their gift shop.

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Members $35 / Non-Members $40
  • Staging location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
 
9:00am – 11:00am C8 Classroom Session with Paul Koerner

Question and answer on the new C8 generation. Very interactive class where you will be able to ask Paul any and all of your questions about your personal Corvette. Pre-registration is Required.

  • $80 registration fee
  • GM Certified Technicians Paul Koerner
  • Limited to 10 registrants (spouse or your guest invited to sit in)
  • Location TBA
 
9:15am – 2:30pm LT3: Lane Motor Museum & Apple Spice Catered Lunch
Lane Motor Museum is one of the few museums in the U.S. to specialize in European cars. Some cars are in showroom condition, while others represent typical aging. Efforts are made to restore each vehicle to near-original specifications. The goal of Lane Motor Museum is to share in the mission of collection and preserving automotive history for future generations. You don’t want to miss out!

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Members $35 / Non-Members $40
  • Staging location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
 
2:00pm – 3:00pm Corvette Assembly Plant Update

  • Speakers: Kai Spande Bowling Green Assembly Plant Director
  • NCM Conference Center
5:00pm NCM CLOSES
 
5:15pm Banquet Cash Bar

  • Banquet Registration Required
  • Conference Center Doors Open at 5:15pm
 
5:45pm – 8:30pm BQT1: Boundless – Betty Skelton Viewing and Roundtable with Cindy Sisson & Jerry Burton
Don’t miss out on an unforgettable evening at the Corvette Museum.  Enjoy Dinner, a viewing of the documentary Boundless- Betty Skelton, and a Roundtable discussion in the Conference Center with all your closes Corvette friends!  Discussion will feature Cindy Sisson, Curator of collections at the Lane Motor Museum  Derek E. Moore, & Hall of Fame member Jerry Burton.

  • Buffet begins at 5:45pm
  • Film will be Screened from 6:45pm – 7:30pm
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Members $45 / Non-Members $50
 

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
 
9:00am National Corvette Museum Opens
9:00am – 4:30pm Advance Registration Pickup / Onsite Registration open

  • Located in Club Room
 
*MSP Track Activities Vary By Time*
Driving Experiences at the NCM Motorsports Park: The NCM Motorsports Park has added a variety of inventory to the calendar so that you can enjoy track activities at your convenience.  An overview of the experiences is listed below, and you can follow this link to reserve your spot:  https://book.peek.com/s/bdf5867b-553c-4f63-af19-cdc4abedc880/4XbpY

  • Corvette Experience is a streamlined 2-hour, experiential driving school that lets you loose on the 3.2-mile racetrack in a C8 Corvette!!
  • C8 Touring Laps: Test out the performance of America’s sports car with four lead/follow laps around our track in a C8 Corvette!!
  • C7 Touring Laps: Test out the performance of America’s sports car with four lead/follow laps around our track in a manual C7 Corvette!!
  • Camaro Touring Laps: Take a spin in our brand new Camaro SS with the 1LE Track Performance Package! Boasting a 455hp 6.2L V8, 10 speed transmission and performance package exhaust, this car is really turning heads – the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tire, Magnetic Ride Control, and Performance Traction Management system makes the drive an experience that will not be forgotten!
  • Corvette Bundle: The NCM Motorsports Park introduces a new experience for the upcoming driving season…the Corvette Bundle!  This product showcases the performance capabilities of both the C7 and C8 Corvettes. Guest will have the opportunity get behind the wheel of both cars for four laps each on the 3.2-mile, 23 turn track.  This lead/follow experience is packed with exciting speeds, high adrenaline, and lots of fun.  Book your experience now!!
  • Corvette/Camaro Bundle: This package showcases the performance capabilities of all three GM sports cars, the C7 and C8 Corvettes along with the Camaro SS 1LE!  Guest will have the opportunity get behind the wheel of all three cars for four laps each on the 3.2-mile, 23 turn track. That’s a total of TWELVE laps!!
 
*Anniversary Touring Laps Vary By Time* Anniversary Touring Laps: Enjoy the ride of your life at the NCM Motorsports Park when you “put the pedal to the metal” on the 3.2 mile, 23 -turn track.  This activity includes four lead/follow laps (in your car) around a track specially designed to highlight the performance capabilities of “America’s Favorite Sportscar.” Plus, you can take advantage of exclusive pricing for NCM Anniversary guests with a 25% discount! 

Book here: https://book.peek.com/s/bdf5867b-553c-4f63-af19-cdc4abedc880/xpg4X

 
8:00am – 2:15pm LT4: My Old Kentucky Home & BJ’s Steakhouse
Explore the beautiful 200 year old mansion. Stories of deadly duels, horse racing, fortune, fame, demise, all alongside original fine antiques, & significant architectural spaces. Our talented tour guides perform the song for which the house is named, “My Old Kentucky Home,” on every tour.

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Members $40 / Non-Members $45
  • Staging location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
 
9:00am – 10:00am 10/15/20/25/30 Year Member Recognition 

  • Chevrolet Theater
 
9:15am – 2:30pm LT5: Lane Motor Museum & Apple Spice Catered Lunch
Lane Motor Museum is one of the few museums in the U.S. to specialize in European cars. Some cars are in showroom condition, while others represent typical aging. Efforts are made to restore each vehicle to near-original specifications. The goal of Lane Motor Museum is to share in the mission of collection and preserving automotive history for future generations. You don’t want to miss out!

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Members $35 / Non-Members $40
  • Staging location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
 
10:00am – 1:00pm LT6: 5 Chef’s and Shopping
We invite you to step back in time and visit Occasions and 5 Chefs, located in the Historic Gossett House. Built in the 1800’s, this Victorian house offers a relaxed atmosphere with friendly service, great food, unique gifts and home décor. During 2004, a major addition was untaken to add more display rooms, the 5 Chef’s restaurant, and a coffee shop. You will find visiting Occasion’s / 5 Chef’s to be a fun and interesting day – well worth your trip!

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Members $35 / Non-Members $40
  • Staging location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
 
10:30am – 11:30am Ambassadors Meeting

  • Chevrolet Theater
  • Ambassadors ONLY
 
12:45pm – 1:15pm  Mobil 1 Tech Talk 

  • NCM Conference Center
  • Speakers:
    • Tony Esposito, Strategic Global Account Manager
    • Clifford Salvesen, U.S. Motorsports Technology Advisor
    • Michelle Hassinger, North America OEM Marketing Manager
 
2:00pm – 3:30pm Sip n’ Paint 
A step-by-step beginner art project class in which guests can create unique and original works of art and learn basic creative techniques to apply to at home projects, all while enjoying their favorite wine!

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Registration Fee: $40 Members / $45 Non-Members
  • Art Supplies and wine included in registration
  • NCM Board Room (front offices) 
  • Limited to 12 registrant
 
3:00pm NCM Raffle Drawing- 2023 Arctic White Corvette Convertible VIN #0001

  • $300 per ticket / 2023 tickets
  • NCM Boulevard
5:00pm NCM Closes

 

 
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
 
8:30am – 3:30pm LT7: KY Derby Museum & Lunch on the Oaks Garden Terrace
Full access to the Museum, including two floors of family-friendly interactive exhibits. A viewing of “The Greatest Race,” a 360°, 18-minute media experience that will make your heart race and emotions soar (daily, 10 minutes after the hour, every hour) and Historic Walking Tour of Churchill Downs with one of our knowledgeable tour guides.

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Members $40 / Non-Members $45
  • Staging location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
9:00am National Corvette Museum Opens
 
9:00am – 10:00am  Silver Pearl Sisterhood Meeting

  • Gardner/Mattson Board Room
 
9:00am – 11:00pm Advance Registration Pickup / Onsite Registration open

  • NCM Clubroom
 
9:00am – 11:00am C8 Classroom Session with Paul Koerner

Question and answer on the new C8 generation. Very interactive class where you will be able to ask Paul any and all of your questions about your personal Corvette. Pre-registration is Required.

  • $80 registration fee
  • GM Certified Technicians Paul Koerner
  • Limited to 10 registrants (spouse or your guest invited to sit in)
  • Location TBA
 
9:15am – 2:30pm LT8: General Jackson Showboat – Nashville
Take the 2.5-hour General Jackson Showboat Midday Lunch Cruise for an afternoon of entertainment along with a delicious buffet lunch! Enjoy the comedy, audience interaction, and catchy tunes from the band while cruising along the Cumberland River and tasting a mouth-watering Southern-style buffet prepared by the General Jackson’s very own sous chef.

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • $75 Members / $80 Non-Members
  • Drive your Own Corvette
  • Limited to 48 people
  • Staging location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
 
 
10:00am – 2:00pm Expanded Corvette Car Show 

  • Open to registered participants only
  • Window Placard located in Wendell Strode Club Room
  • Parking Lot A

New Categories Include:

  • Curator’s Choice
  • President’s Choice
  • Most Photogenic
  • Best Personal Design
  • Best in Show: C1 – C4
  • Best in Show: C5
  • Best in Show: C6
  • Best in Show: C7
  • Best in Show: C8
  • Top Modified
  • Celebrity Choice
 
2:15pm – 2:45pm Car Show Awards Presentation

  • Located nearby NCM Grass Circle
  • Pictures Taken of Winner’s
  • Photo available from FotoFX kiosk inside Corvette Store
 
3:00pm NCM Raffle Drawing- 2023 Red Mist Corvette Coupe

  • $20 per Ticket / Unlimited Tickets
  • NCM Boulevard
 
5:00pm NCM Closes – Thank you for attending our 28th Anniversary
 
 

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER