Next Meeting July 3rd

The next meeting of the Sylvan Lake Customs and Classics will be on July 3rd at 7:00 at the Sylvan Lake Legion.  This meeting will include pre-registration for club members for the Sylvan Lake Car Show and Shine to be held on July 13th.

Fleming wins at Blackfalds Car Show

The annual car show that is part of Blackfalds Days was held on June 15th and the following members from the Sylvan Lake Customs and Classics Car Club attended:

  • Gary and Sybele Brownlee
  • Murray Fleming
  • Bruce Semeniuk

It was a beautiful day and the show attracted approximately 35 cars. Murray Fleming won third place for best in show.

Murray Fleming with his Third Place for Best in Show at Blackfalds Car Show and Shine

The following pictures were taken at Blackfalds show:

Wetaskiwin Car Show

Saturday, June 8th was the annual car show in Wetaskiwin at the Reynolds Museum and it attracted 477 cars. The following members of the Sylvan Lake Customs and Classics Car Club attended this show:

  • Gary and Sybele Brownlee
  • Murray Fleming
  • Bill and Deb Larratt
  • Colin and Deb McMann
  • Bruce and Chris Semeniuk

The day was cool and windy, and the usual rain at this car show arrived at 3:00. Despite the weather, members still enjoyed themselves.

The following pictures are from the show:

Club Members Attend Three Hills Show and Shine

The following members of the Sylvan Lake Customs and Classics car club attended the Three Hills Show and Shine on June 1, 2019:

  • Brian Boutin
  • Murray Fleming and Wendy Davidson
  • Douglas and Geri Gordon
  • Bill Larratt
  • Colin and Deb McMann
  • Bruce Semeniuk
  • Gary Smith

There were over 600 cars at the show and the weather was perfect. The following pictures were taken at the show:

Gary Brownlee Wins in Didsbury

The following members of the Sylvan Lake Customs and Classics Car Club attended the Didsbury Show and Shine on May 11, 2019:

  • Greg Garson
  • Don and Wendy Church
  • Gary and Sybil Brownlee
  • Audrey and Val Hilker

There were in excess of 400 cars and the weather was great. Gary Brownlee won the Platinum Business Choice Award.

The following pictures were taken by Val Hilker at the show:

Gary Brownlee’s 1929 Ford Tudor — A Magnet for Awards


The Sylvan Lake Customs and Classics car club is proud to have so many members with unique vehicles that are recognized regularly at car shows.    Gary Brownlee’s 1929 Ford Tudor is an excellent example.

1929 Ford Tudor owned by Gary Brownlee
1929 Ford Tudor owned by Gary Brownlee

The following is a list of all the awards won by Gary for this vehicle:
2015  Edson  – First in Street Rod Class
2015  Alberta Beach –  Top 10
2016  Edson  – People’s Choice
2016  Stony Plain – Best of Class
2016  Alberta Beach – Top 10
2017  Blackfalds – Top 5
2017  Lacombe  – Best Ford
2017  Delbourne – Best pre 1930
2017  Gull Lake – Top 10
2018  Sylvan Lake  – Club Trophy
2018  Delbourne  – Best in Show
2018  Rocky Mountain House  – Top 10
2018  Gull Lake – Top 10 and Mayor’s Award
The car was also featured in the July, 2017 Canadian Hot Rod Magazine.

Fall Cleanup at Gull Lake Show and Shine

The Sylvan Lake Customs and Classics Car Club had another excellent turn out at the Gull Lake Car Show and Shine on September 2, 2018.    The sun was shining and just over 100 cars registered for the show.      A very generous breakfast was served to over 600 people.

The following three club members won “Top 10” awards for their cars:

Gary Brownlee
Deb McMann
Murray Fleming

Gary Brownlee also won the “Mayor’s Choice” award.

The following are pictures from the Gull Lake car show:

The following members from the Sylvan Lake Classics and Customs car club attended the show:

Brian and Barb Boutin
Gord and Elaine Bredo
Gary Brownlee
Don Church
Murray Fleming and Wendy Davidson
Greg and Tammy Garson
Doug and Geri Gordon
Val and Audrey Hilker
Bill and Deb Larratt
Gordie Laurent
Colin and Deb McMann
Dave Popovitch
Bruce and Chris Semeniuk
Gary and Joanne Smith

Club Wins Again at Rimbey Show and Shine

The Sylvan Lake Customs and Classics Car Club had another excellent turn out at the Third Annual Rimbey Car Show and Shine on August 25, 2018.    The morning started out cool, but the sun came out and it turned out to be an extremely pleasant day.  A fantastic breakfast of pancakes, eggs, bacon, and sausage was served at the car show.

The car club ladies spent a couple of hours exploring the local shops in Rimbey and most came back with shopping bags in hand.

The club won the award for having the club with the most attendees at the show.  Even though we are a small car club, it is amazing the excellent turn out we have from members at the local car shows.

The following are pictures from the Rimbey car show:

The following members from the Sylvan Lake Classics and Customs car club attended the show:

Colin and Deb McMann
Doug and Geri Gordon
Greg and Tammy Garson
Bill and Deb Larratt
Murray Fleming and Wendy Davidson
Bruce and Chris Semeniuk
Gordie Laurent
Dave Popovitch
Don Church

 

 

Club Wins Awards at Rocky Mountain Show & Shine

Numerous club members attended the Western Wheels Classic Car Show on July 28, 2018 held at Rocky Mountain House.   The weather was great  and it was a fantastic Show & Shine featuring 140 classic vehicles.  After the show, many of the participants viewed “Merv’s Classic Collection”.

The following are pictures of some of the cars at the Rocky Mountain Show:

Gary Brownlee and Terry Dockrill were included in the Top 10 Awards.  Sylvan Lake Customs and Classics won the award for the club with the most entrants in the show.   There were 4 cases of windshield washer fluid presented to the club to be shared among club members.  Members from the club who attended included:

Brian Boutin
Colin and Deb McMann
Doug and Geri Gordon
Greg and Tammy Garson
Bill and Deb Larratt
Murray Fleming
Bruce Semeniuk
Gary Brownlee
Terry and Linda Dockril