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  306oc Events 2017
Posted by: Eeyore - 14-03-2017, 09:43 PM - Forum: Portal posts - Replies (1)

The 2017 season is about to kick off and the 306 Owners Club intends to attend the following events this year. Any more suggestions or if you wish to get involved organising events please let us know.

8th April - Spring Action Day - Castle Combe
A great day out with many makes of cars and non-stop on track action including drifting.  For those who have booked onto the stand, our stand is stand T4 over by "Tower" corner, accessed by the orange gate. Stand is to the left of the 306oc sign. Tickets are available on the day at £12 per person however you will be directed to public parking. If you are unable to meet at the assembly point your tickets will need to be posted to you in advance. With over 80 clubs attending its bound to be packed!
More Info: http://www.306oc.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?tid=35186

30th April - PugRun - New Forest
PugRun is a small Peugeot only drive organised by club friends. The starting point is the Cat and Fiddle pub, Hinton on the A35. BH23 7DS. Meet at 10:30, depart at 11:00. Drive around with a few scheduled stops, (specifics will be handed out on the day to avoid randoms from dropping in via google) to help keep everybody together and for photo opportunities. Then finish at barbecue site for lunch around 1:30.
More Info: http://www.306oc.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?tid=35564

18th June - Cars On The Green - Bury St Edmunds
COTG is the largest free to attend car show in the UK. Based in Bury St Edmunds Suffolk its a good day out with many older more retro cars on show. We are in the process of booking a stand and spaces will need to be prepaid and booked before the end of March.
More Info: http://www.306oc.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?tid=35465

2nd July - Pugfest - East Prescott Hill Clumb
The greatest all Peugeot show and club favourite is not to be missed. Great camping the night before including Tug of War and Quiz. Sunday will see some great french metal driving up the hill.
More Info: http://www.306oc.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?tid=35190
Tickets: http://www.pugfest.co.uk/

15/16th July - French Car Show - Donington Circuit
By far the biggest event of the year is French Car Show. As always we will have a stand and we will need to know numbers well in advance. Get your name down on the list and look out for the front row submission thread to get front of stand. Track time also available and great camping banter the night before and after. Camping this year is adjacent to Donington Circuit so no issues with those consuming many beverages. Sunday is a VW show and your FCS ticket will also get you into that. Most club member who intend to go on track will be booking into the second 2 hour session.
More Info: http://www.306oc.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?tid=35299
Tickets: http://www.frenchcarshow.co.uk/

22 July - Summer Action Festival - Castle Combe
New for this year is the Summer Action Festival. Much the same as Spring Action day but with better weather we hope. We will be booking a stand based on numbers adding themselves to the list in the meet thread.
More Info: http://www.306oc.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?tid=35187

9th September - Forge Action Day - Castle Combe
Much like the other action days at Castle Combe circuit but with added drifting, turbos, blow off valves. Some serious bits of kit on show. Depending on numbers interested the club will book a stand. Payment in advance will be required.
More Info & Register Interest: http://www.306oc.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?tid=35188

December - 306oc Christmas Meet
Details to come nearer the time!

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  2016 - A Year In Review
Posted by: Eeyore - 01-01-2017, 11:09 PM - Forum: Portal posts - No Replies

In 2016 the club enjoyed a good turnout at FCS and Pugfest reinforced with smaller groups attending the likes of castle combe action days, Ace Cafe Day and PFC Expo. The christmas meet a few weeks ago was well attended and enjoyable as always. It has been great to see both new members and ones we know too well having some quality banter all huddled around the burning bin. Id like to thank all of you for making this year what it has been and hope that everyone will continue to be enthusiastic throughout 2017. We are already booked in for FCS and Pugfest but apart from the usual we hope to see more local meets and hopefully a club lake district meet in the first half of this year. 

We have seen a increasing number of members go on track with their cars whilst fewer members seem to be going down the stance route. The 306 is essentially at an all time low in affordability however we are already seeing parts such as panels and decent interiors becoming harder to find. The top models such as the gti6 and rallye are on the turn upwards and we have seen some great restoration projects on the forum. The other models should start to follow the trend shortly.

We have had a turnover in staff in the later part of this year so Id like to thank those who have been staff for all that they have done and thank the new staff for what they have already done and what they will undoubtedly do in this coming year. The role of moderators is to help organise events and moderate the forum however they arent the only people who can do this. If anyone is interested in getting involved with helping organise events please let me know. Its your club and we require your input!

The forum has always been free to use and it is our intention to keep it so. We rely entirely on donations for both the running of the servers and the club kit we have at events. For the coming show season we need to purchase a few things including replacing the club marquee. The existing club flags and banners are being redistributed to different members and locations around the country so that there will always be half the kit at any show. We dont ask regularly but a donations thread will open a few months before show season kicks off. We currently have club calendars and stickers available so please show your support by grabbing some of these.

2017 should be a great year and I look forward to seeing you all.

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  306oc Club Calendar 2017
Posted by: Eeyore - 24-12-2016, 04:36 PM - Forum: Portal posts - No Replies

Club calendars are now available and ready to be posted out. Most of the months have these such as Winter, spring, petrol, gti6, track, French Car Show, Pugfest, Diesel, Christmas Meet etc. The price is £12 with an additional £4 on top for postage making a total of £16 delivered to your door. Any "profit" remains in the club account. 

Please put names down in the order thread and add PAID when paid for. Payments to be made to made AS A GIFT via paypal to "payments@306oc.co.uk". Please include your real name, address and forum username as a note when paying. If you wish to pay by bank transfer or forget to include your details please PM me.



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  306oc Awards 2016
Posted by: Eeyore - 07-12-2016, 10:13 AM - Forum: Portal posts - No Replies

Awards were announced at the Christmas meet. Well done to all of this years winners. Your medals will be in the post soon.

Project of the year - Ben_W
Petrol of the year - Day666
Diesel of the year - Piggy
Member of the year - BashBarnard
Best non-306 of the year - zx-volcane
Most helpful member - Ruan
Best crash of the year - Procta

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  Performance French Cars Expo - 6th November 2016
Posted by: Eeyore - 16-11-2016, 05:38 PM - Forum: Portal posts - No Replies

306oc members attended and had a stand at the 2016 Performance French Car expo based at the exhibition centre at Donnington Park Circuit. As well as the usual show cars we see there were some great new cars there which we hadn't seen before. The magazine editors and photographers were about taking photos of all the clubs and doing some articles on the cars there. Expect to see a club photo in the next mag!

Read the full report.

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