2013 Convention in Atlanta, Revised information and schedule.
The countdown has started -- the 2013 Checker Car Club of America Convention is right around the corner, and, this time, if you live in the southeast it really is RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER!! If you haven’t sent your registration form in, please do it now, while you’re thinking about it. Hope to see you June 13th!
DEADLINES for CONVENTION:
Hotel reservations should have been been made by May 15th,
Convention registration, including T-shirt orders, must be received by June 1.
About the Checker Car Club of America
The Checker Car Club Of America, Inc.
The Checker Car Club of America was organized in April of 1982 for the preservation, enjoyment and information on Checker automobiles manufactured from 1922-1982 (year production ceased). In 2000 the club was incorporated under the name Checker Car Club of America, Inc. as a 501(c)(7) Not For Profit and is recognized as such by the State of Indiana and the IRS.
Ownership is not a prerequisite for membership and all are welcome.
If you wish to join, dues are only $25 per year (North America) and $30 (Foreign) in US funds. We accept check, money order, BillPay®, and PayPal®. If you wish to pay via PayPal® the fee is increased by $3 to defray the cost of their transaction fee - Don't forget to include your address the first time. Membership includes a subscription to the quarterly newsletter (mailed in January, April, July and October). Plus access to restricted areas and information on our website. Membership runs from February through January of the following year. If you join in the middle of a year, back issues for that year will be mailed to you.
Everything You Wish You Had Known Before Buying Your First Checker !
We’ve all done it. Fell in love with a car, bought it, and then discovered we didn’t know what we were getting ourselves in to. Maybe this article will help those who haven’t bought a Checker yet.
Checker Motors ... Going, Going ... Gone
March 25, 2011 ... Between the Halloween fire and the ongoing salvage operations, almost every piece of the old Checker plant is gone. The only building that will remain when salvage is complete is the remodeled Cab Services building. The land, the remains of the old test track, that building and a power station are currently for sale.
Restored Swiss Checker Ambulance!
From the "was gonna put this up sooner, before [fill in the blank] happened" files:
Max at the ACT Special Car Center in Switzerland sent this photo of a 1964 Checker ambulance, fully restored in their car shop. Wow! I had always wondered if one of these had survived, and now we know.
Click here for more information on this car...