NCRS 2022 National Convention Activities

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2022 NCRS Mobile, Alabama National Convention
Saturday July 23rd through Thursday July 28th, 2022

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, the National Corvette Restorers Society, Inc. (NCRS) will follow the mandates that are currently in place on that given day and at that given event location for all NCRS events as set forth by the United State Centers for Disease Control (CDC) or another branch of the US federal government, Public Health Agency of Canada, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, any host state and/or local government, and/or a private host facility.

The above-mentioned rules will be followed at all NCRS events until such time that it is determined that they are no longer needed.

National Convention Activities

Welcome Mardi Gras Style Social - Name badge required for entrance!

Date & Time: Sunday, July 24th, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM - Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel
Cost: Free to registered attendees
We are excited to welcome you to Mobile and the 2022 National Convention in the heart of Alabama. Please join us for a Mardi Gras inspired social time together with southern favorites and Southern hospitality! Bring a Mardi Gras mask to celebrate this year’s themed party! Cash bars will be available. Please note we have adjusted this event’s timing to allow you time for dinner at one of the many restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. Please visit the Registration Desk for dinner recommendations upon your arrival.
Registration ID is mandatory. You will not be allowed in the event without it!

NCRS Annual Membership Meeting

Date & Time: Monday, July 25th, 7:00 PM - Renaissance Hotel Bon Secour Ballroom
Cost: Free to all members
Please plan to attend this most important meeting. It is open to ALL NCRS members. There will be brief “housekeeping” announcements followed by Chapter Flight Awards, Sportsman Awards, Master Judges advancements, as well as other select awards. This is YOUR meeting; please plan to attend.

NCRS Awards Banquet

Tickets and name badge required for entrance!
Date & Time:
Thursday July 28th, 6:00 – 7:00 PM Cocktail hour, Dinner seating begins at 7:00 PM – Convention Center Primrose Ballroom
Cost: $80 adult entrée, $25 child entrée (Ages 5 – 12)
Enjoy a final evening together celebrating the week’s success. Dinner is a surf and turf duo entrée or a vegetarian dish and finished with a sweet Southern dessert. Children’s pricing is available for ages 6-12 and includes fruit salad, chicken tenders, macaroni and cheese, green beans and dessert. Please make your entrée selection on your registration and dress is business casual. Pre-seating table selection will begin on Tuesday at the Registration/Help Desk.

If you are to receive an award and cannot attend, please make advance arrangements at the Registration/Help Desk for it to be shipped.

Year of the 1972 Display

Cost: $75 Sign up on the Judging Registration Form. All NCRS members owning 1972 Corvettes are encouraged and are welcome to register their cars for the 2022 50th Anniversary Year of the 1972 at the convention in Mobile. Any 1972 Corvette(s) registered for the Year of the ‘72 will be displayed and receive recognition, a special plaque. So please register your Corvette early. Year of the ’72 plaques will be presented at the Awards Banquet.

Wheelchairs

If you are wheelchair bound and cannot board/debark from a bus, please indicate. Without prior information, this service will not be available.


Historic Mobile Tour

Aerial Tramway Board your coach for a tour of Historic Mobile. A tour of the 19th Century Garden District creates a flavor that takes you back in time. There is a unique blend of architecture in the magnificent antebellum homes and many are embellished with delicate wrought iron. We will visit the Carnival Museum which has a display of robes worn by the past Mardi Gras courts and we will stop at one of our antebellum museum homes. This tour includes, transportation, admissions to all attractions, and your guide.

Date/Time:Monday, July 25, 2022 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Return to Hotel
Bus Loading Starts 7:30 AM
Bus Departs: 8:00 AM Main Entrance Renaissance Hotel
Cost: $60.00 per person (based on a minimum of 35 guests and maximum of 100)

Note: Contact Marilyn Heitzman mjh1945@msn.com phone: 419-862-0315 M-F 10AM to 4PM EST to be added to Wait List for additional tour buses.
NCRS Convention Name Badges Required
Wheelchairs: If you are wheelchair bound and cannot board/debark from a bus, please indicate. Without prior information, this service will not be available.


National Naval Aviation Museum

National Naval Aviation Museum National Naval Aviation Museum

THE EXPERINCE: Board your coach for an exciting day at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida. Schedule permitting, you will have the opportunity to watch the Blue Angels Practice Air Show. After the air show, you can take a docent-led tour of the Museum which will be between 1-1/2 and 2 hours. The Museum contains more than 4,000 artifacts and over 150 beautifully restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard aviation. Then you will have time for a movie in the Giant Theater featuring the latest state-ofthe- art motion picture projection in 4K resolution, lunch in the Cubi Café, try your hand at one of the two simulators or browse in the gift shop. Tour includes the Air Show, docent-led tour of the Museum and transportation. There is an additional charge to view a movie or try a simulator and these activities are not included in the price.

Date/Time:Tuesday, July 26, 2022 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Return to Hotel
Bus Loading Starts 7:30 AM
Bus Departs: 8:00 AM Main Entrance Renaissance Hotel
Arrive Pensacola Naval Air Station: 9:30 AM
Depart Pensacola Naval Air Station: 3:00 PM
Cost: $30.00 per person (based on a minimum of 35 guests and maximum of 150)
NCRS Convention Name Badges Required
Wheelchairs: If you are wheelchair bound and cannot board/debark from a bus, please indicate. Without prior information, this service will not be available.


Bellingrath Gardens and Museum Home

Bellingrath Gardens
and Museum Home Your coach will depart for a wonderful and beautiful experience touring the 65-acre gardens and 15-room museum home at Bellingrath Gardens. Nowhere in the world is floral beauty more concentrated than in the internationally famous, year-round gardens. Located on the river front land, once trod by the French and Spanish colonials, this garden spot of the South is a floral wonderland. Lunch will be served in the Magnolia Restaurant, located on site. Tour includes transportation, admission to the Gardens and Home, lunch and your tour guide.

Date/Time:Wednesday, July 27, 2022 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Bus Loading: Hotel Main Entrance at 9:30 AM
Bus Departs: Hotel Main Entrance at 10:00 AM
Return: Hotel Main Entranceat 2:00 PM
Cost: $65.00 per person (based on a minimum of 35 guests and maximum of 100)

Note: Contact Marilyn Heitzman mjh1945@msn.com phone: 419-862-0315 M-F 10AM to 4PM EST to be added to Wait List for additional tour buses.
NCRS Convention Name Badges Required

Wheelchairs: If you are wheelchair bound and cannot board/debark from a bus, please indicate. Without prior information, this service will not be available.


USS Alabama Battleship and Medal of Honor Aircraft Pavilion

USS Alabama Battleship

We will have a private, self-guided tour of the USS Alabama Battleship. This retired battleship was the fourth and final member of the South Dakota class of fast battleships built for the U.S. Navy in the 1930s.

After touring the ship, we will have a social hour and buffet dinner in the Medal of Honor Aircraft Pavilion. The Pavilion has an extensive aircraft collection, including a “Marine One” helicopter and a super-secret CIA spy plane, the A-12 Blackbird. In addition, there is a collection of historic vehicles and war artifacts.

Included is transportation, tour of the USS Alabama, domestic beer and wine during the social hour and buffet dinner. Dinner will be Chicken Marsala, Rosemary Roasted Potatoes, Roasted Seasonal Vegetables, rolls with butter, tea, water and Death by Chocolate Trifle.

Date/Time: Wednesday, July 27, 2021 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Bus Loading: Hotel Main Entrance at 5:30 PM
Bus Departs: Main Entrance of Hotel at 6:00 PM
Cost: $95.00 per person (based on a minimum of 100 guests and maximum of 200)

Note: Contact Marilyn Heitzman mjh1945@msn.com phone: 419-862-0315 M-F 10AM to 4PM EST to be added to Wait List for additional tour buses.
NCRS Convention Name Badges Required
Wheelchairs: If you are wheelchair bound and cannot board/debark from a bus, please indicate. Without prior information, this service will not be available.


Flight Works Alabama

Flight Works Alabama Flight Works Alabama is a comprehensive aerospace exhibition and education center spearheaded by Airbus and the State of Alabama. On this tour you will tour the Education Center and the Airbus A320 Final Assembly Line. The assembly line can take 25 people on each tour. Part of the group will tour the Education Center while the other group is touring the assembly line, and then the groups will switch. By July 14, 2022, you will need to email a copy of your current driver’s license to Sherri Demmel at rdsqd2003@gmail.com. This is required to clear each participant through a security program. You will be required to wear a mask and open-toe shoes are not allowed. The tour includes transportation, admission and your guide.

Date/Time:Thursday, July 28, 2022 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bus Loading: Hotel Main Entrance at 8:30 AM
Bus Departs: Hotel Main Entrance at 9:00 AM
Return: Hotel Main Entranceat 1:00 PM
Cost: $60.00 per person (based on a minimum of 35 guests and maximum of 50)

NCRS Convention Name Badges Required
Wheelchairs: If you are wheelchair bound and cannot board/debark from a bus, please indicate. Without prior information, this service will not be available.


Convention Contacts

Convention Detail Questions (hall and events): Shannon Urton
Email (preferred method): president@ncrs.org
Telephone: (513) 836-3686 Eastern Time Zone


Convention Detail Questions (hotel and food): Kristen Holmes
Email (preferred method): kristen.holmes@conferencedirect.com
Telephone: (703) 283-2447 Eastern Time Zone

Tour Questions: Sherri Demmel
Email: (preferred): rdsqd2003@gmail.com

Judging Questions: David Brigham, National. Judging Chairman
Email: dwbrigham@gmail.com
Telephone: (781)237-3456 (Days- Eastern Time Zone)


Questions regarding Registration: Marilyn Heitzman, Convention Registrar
Email: mjh1945@msn.com
Telephone: 513-760-6277 (Days- Eastern Time Zone)
15769 W. Portage River South Rd., Elmore, OH 43416-9711

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