Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

444 Eagle Ridge Drive

Galena, IL 61036

Res: 800.892.2269

A room block has been set up under VTR 2020.

Use code: 6937N5

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VTR 2020. Hosted by the Illinois Sports Owners Association.

August 31, 2020 - September 4, 2020
Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

The Convention

Multiple Days of Triumphant Bliss
08.31.2020
09.04.2020

The Vintage Triumph Register (VTR) is a North American Triumph car club of over 2,800 Triumph owners and enthusiasts supporting and showcasing all models of Triumphs.  VTR has supported a national convention hosted by one of its chapter clubs every year since 1976, and 2020's event promises to be the best yet--carrying the tradition into a new decade.  This year's convention will be hosted by the Illinois Sports Owner Association (ISOA), one of the largest and most active Triumph clubs in the country.  Compete in an autocross challenge, participate in a funkhana event, drive in a road rallye on our carefully selected back roads, and even learn about your car in our expert-led technical sessions.  However you choose to spend your week, you'll get to enjoy it in the company of great people who are just as Triumph-crazy as you are.  See you in Galena!

 
Welcome to Eagle Ridge   |   For reservations: 800.892.2269
                                           Room block code: 6937N5

AS OF FEBRUARY 18TH, THERE ARE VERY FEW SINGLE BEDROOM VILLAS AVAILABLE FOR RESERVATIONS, SO BOOK NOW!  YOU COULD ALSO CONSIDER SHARING A TWO-BEDROOM, TWO-BATHROOM VILLA--PLENTY OF THESE ARE STILL OPEN, AND THE MATH WORKS OUT IN YOUR FAVOR.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Tucked among The Galena Territory's 6,800 rolling acres of pristine woodlands and open countryside, the world-class Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa offers “country elegant” hotel accommodations and villas amid breathtaking scenery, championship golf courses, and miles of hiking trails--all just minutes from the quaint shopping and dining of Galena, Illinois. 

 

While the hotel style rooms in the main lodge are sold out for VTR 2020, there are still plenty of villas available located on the resort property, close to the main lodge. These spacious villas come with full kitchens, an outdoor patio complete with a grill, and free shuttle service to the main lodge. Importantly, the single bed villas are available at the same low negotiated rate as the hotel rooms. Additionally, there are two bedroom, two bath villas available for sharing at a cost that is actually less per person than the cost of the other room options when split with friends or family.

 

All of these accommodations on the resort property will go quickly, so please don’t delay in making your reservations and registering for VTR 2020. Those who book accommodations and register for the convention before April 1 will receive $25 worth of “Eagle Ridge Bucks” to spend at the resort.

 

VTR 2020 Schedule

Dates and times are subject to change before the event.
 
Questions? The registrations desk can help, or our concierge will be available by phone most hours for questions! See your Program Book for details.
Free time?  Try a self-guided driving tour - Route sheets are in your registration packet.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 30

Registration

VTR Board Meeting

Dinner On Your Own

MONDAY, AUGUST 31

Registration

Funkhana

Vendors

Crafts / Model / Photo Contest

TSD Rallye

Autocross Tech Inspection

Poker Run

VTR Membership Meeting

Welcome Reception

Dinner On Your Own

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

Registration

Crafts / Model / Photo Contest

Vendors

Breakfast Run

Autocross Tech Inspection

Tech Session I

Tech Session II

Destination Driving Tour (Chestnut Mtn)

Ice Cream Run

Dinner On Your Own

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Crafts / Model / Photo Contest

Vendors

Autocross Mandatory Meeting

Autocross

Shopping Shuttle to Galena

Destination Driving Tour (Winery)

Destination Driving Tour (Brewery)

Judges' School

Dinner On Your Own

Silent Auction

Moving Events/Craft Awards Reception

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Judges' Breakfast

Concours d' Elegance

People's Choice Car Show

Tech Session III

Vendors

Cocktail Reception

VTR Banquet & Awards

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Enjoy the Galena Territory

- Registration will open before the convention for early arrivals

- A meeting for VTR business

- Because you're probably hungry

- Check-in will be in full swing

- A technical driving challenge... filled with fun twists

- Meet specialists that can help you with your Triumph

- A cool take on our Triumphant hobby

- Time, speed, distance.  We'll help you learn how--don't miss it!

- Mandatory tech inspection (also open on Tuesday)

- Drive for five... cards that is--checking out local spots on the way

- For VTR general members

- Welcome reception to meet friends and swap stories (cash bar)

- You forgot to eat lunch, didn't you?  

- Don't worry, you've probably already done this

- Small versions of small cars, but large amounts of talent

- Find that heater valve you've been searching for

- A scenic drive to DeSoto House and breakfast with friends

- Last chance for tech inspection before tomorrow's autocross

- Learn about your car (topic TBD)

- Learn even more about your car (topic TBD)

- We've picked twisty roads and a great view as a reward

- Leave from Eagle Ridge or from Chestnut Mountain for ice cream

- Or... you know... bring someone else.  Everyone's gotta eat

- If you haven't checked out the exhibits, you're missing out

- Real experts, quality wares.  Make sure to meet them

- You must attend this meeting on time to participate in autocross

- Timed laps around our course.  Who will be the quickest driver?

- Visit downtown Galena at your leisure

- Choose your destination, and visit some of the best locations

   Galena has to offer--taking more fun roads to get there

- Required for tomorrow's Concours d' Elegance judges

- If you haven't figured this out by now, you're going to starve

- No talking.  Just kidding, but there will be lots of stuff to bid on

- Awards for certain events (cash bar)

- A thank you for our volunteer judges only

- Compare your Triumph to some of the best around

- Less picky on the details, but still some gorgeous cars

- Earn your PhD in Triumph

- Last chance to meet your vendors in person at VTR

- An evening to unwind and have fun (cash bar)

- Fine dining in Eagle Ridge Resort's ballroom to cap off the week

- No planned events, but route sheets available. The day is yours!

 

 

Join us in Galena

During the last Ice Age, the glaciers that once covered the Midwest missed the region known as the "driftless area."  This means that in Galena, the surface was never eroded away or buried by glacial deposits.  You'll find a midwestern area surprisingly covered in bluffs, narrow valleys, and spectacular driving roads (though technically the roads aren't a geological development...).  

Not interested in geology?  Galena is filled with rich history.  It was known for lead production (the word "Galena" actually comes from the Latin word for "lead") and was an important town during the Civil War.  You'll find landmarks such as Grant's home and historic hotels including DeSoto House--where we're planning a breakfast run.  

 

You'll also find award-winning golf courses, plenty of fine dining and shopping opportunities; and you can't go for a drive without tripping over curvy roads and gorgeous views!  You won't want to miss this event!   

Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities, contact Roger Briggs at TR6RB@outlook.com or 847.452.0349

 

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