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International Jaguar Festival UPDATE

Published on 9/15/2018

Jaguar Owners Club members, if you haven’t already registered for the IJF Santa Barbara Event time and space are running out! We are at 171 attendees with 250 as our maximum number of participants. The IJF venue has proven to be a very popular selection and with our concours site on the ocean, rally/tour through some of the most picturesque country in California, a variety of top rated vineyards in California represented on the tours, and fantastic Monte Carlo Night Charity event, what’s not to like. With three months to go we are almost 100% subscribed. We have added additional rooms at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beach Front Resort at the discounted rate, we can add just so many more rooms then we max out! So, get your registrations in for the event and make your hotel reservation ASAP, remember, go to: for event registration and for the special room rate at the Hilton Santa Barbara.


SPECIAL EVENT: PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM TOUR, “THE VAULT TOUR” is filling up very quickly we have just a few spaces left, because of the response, we have schedule two tours, with maybe a third tour possible depending on registrations. After that we have “waiting list” for those who want to attend. So please, register now for the “VAULT TOUR” and don’t be left out!


We are expecting an Indian Summer in November this year, the JCNA Slalom for you Ronnie Racers is schedule to be held at the Santa Ynez Airport on Thursday afternoon 1200-1300, make sure you bring your helmet and put extra air in your tires if you want to be competitive. Jim MacLaughlin, Maurice Mandel and Dominic Valvano will be the Course Stewards and will be running things in Santa Ynez. The facility has a small café and restroom facilities, a gentle breeze blows in from the coast in the afternoon, so the event promises to be fun, quick and competitive!


We continue to have great response from all over the USA with members coming from the North East Coast, Florida, Texas, Canada, Mexico, and the Mid Atlantic States, also Michigan, Ohio, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and Pacific Northwest. Steve Kirby is recruiting some Brits to come over the pond to our event, that would be something indeed. So sign-up now as space is filling up and this event promises to be one terrific Jaguar Jumble!!!