Friday, July 6, 2012

NORCAL MINIS' Friday Reminders

NORCAL MINIS MEMBERSHIP
Annual Membership is only $25.00/family and entitles you to a host of discounts from Vendors and Dealers that support NORCAL MINIS, email invitations, a say in where we run and what we do, and access to Members Only events and our Members Only Google Group. Just use this Paypal Button to join:







NORCAL MINIS 10TH ANNIVERSARY LOGO DESIGN CONTEST





2013 MARKS NORTHERN CALIFORNIA'S PREMIER MINI CLUB, NORCAL MINIS, 10TH ANNIVERSARY


IN CELEBRATION NORCAL MINIS INVITES YOU TO SUBMIT YOUR ENTRIES 

NORCAL MINIS 
10TH ANNIVERSARY LOGO DESIGN CONTEST 
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RULES

1. Designs: Each "Logo Design" (hereafter "Design") submitted must be original and the submitter of the Design must have all rights to the Design (save for the NORCAL MINIS' logo which is the sole property of NORCAL MINIS, Inc., a California not for profit 501 (c) (7) tax exempt corporation.  NORCAL MINIS grants submitters limited use of the NORCAL MINIS' logo solely for incorporation into their Design submitted in this contest, and for no other purpose.  By contest submission of the Design the submitter transfers all right, title and interest in the Design and derivations thereof to NORCAL MINIS which shall have the exclusive right to use and display the Design in any manner and in any place that NORCAL MINIS deems, in its sole discretion, appropriate. All Designs submitted must incorporate in them the existing NORCAL MINIS' logo:


The Design must be submitted in .jpg or .jpeg format and must consist of sufficient pixels to not be pixelated at 853 x 480 pixels in order to have sufficient clarity and  information to be converted to a quality vector graphic for print reproduction. The theme of each Design must be a logo that celebrates NORCAL MINIS' 10th Anniversary.

2. Contest Submissions: All contest submissions must be sent by e-mail to info@norcalminis.com and must be received by NORCAL MINIs on or before October 31, 2012. There is no limit on the number of submissions by any one person or entity.

3. Judging: All contest submissions that comply with these Rules will be posted os a webpage at www.norcalminis.com from on or before November 15 through November 30, 2012. during which time website visitors will be invited to vote for the Design that best celebrates "NORCAL MINIS' 10th Anniversary" (the "voting" period.) Website visitors will be encouraged to vote multiple times.  The contest submitted Design that receives the most votes during this period shall be the winning Design.  The winning Design will be announced after December  1, 2012, but before the end of 2012.  In the event of a tie, a majority vote of the Directors of NORCAL MINIS shall determine the contest winner between the tied Designs.

4. Prizes: The submitter of the contest winning Design shall receive:
  • A one year annual Membership with NORCAL MINIS
  • A NORCAL MINIS jacket printed with the winning Design
  • A NORCAL MINIS shirt printed with the winning Design
  • NORCAL MINIS promotional items printed with the winning Design
  • The submitter's lodging paid for by NORCAL MINIS on one of NORCAL MINIS' 2013 overnight runs.
5. Use Of The Winning Design: The winning Design will appear throughout 2013 on the NORCAL MINIS' website and in all official written NORCAL MINIS' communications to third parties.  In addition, the winning Design will be available in NORCAL MINIS' Land's End Store for replication on Land's End products.  NORCAL MINIS may also have banners, posters, displays, promotional and other items produced with the winning Design. NORCAL MINIS reserves the right to change or modify the winning Design and to use derivative works as it sees fit.

6. Final Arbiter:  A vote of the majority of the Directors of NORCAL MINIS shall be final as to all decisions and disputes that may arise in and during the course of the Contest.  NORCAL MINIS reserves the right to change the rules, time periods, standards, Design requirements, and any other matter with respect to this Contest and voting at any time and without prior notice.

THE CONTEST IS NOW OPEN




MINI TAKES THE COAST TO MTTS AND TREASURE ISLAND PARTY

Are you a MINI owner? Are you planning on going to the final weekend of MINI Takes The States in Los Angeles for autocross at the Rose Bowl or the MINI Takes The States Wrap Party at the House of Blues?

HERE IS YOUR FORMAL INVITATION






If you are going to L.A. from the Bay Area the cost is $30.00/person and you must register for MTTS and for MTTS events HERE.  However, the MINI Takes The Coast Treasure Island party is FREE if you register early.

Here is the MINI Takes The Coast Agenda:

SHARE THE SPOILS 
Treasure Island, for those in the know and those who will soon find out, is the perfect spot to have a reception. Add some wine, beer, finger fiddles, a hot local DJ, and voilà! It becomes a party.

Date: Thursday, July 12th, 2012
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Place: Pavilion by the Bay
291 Avenue of the Palms
Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA 94130
Even if you can't make it to Los Angeles you can attend this party!  This is a FREE event but space is limitedTo attend for free, without full MTTS registration, you must REGISTER HERE and choose the Treasure Island Party only during registration for MINI Takes The Coast. Use one of the following Promo Codes represents your favorite Bay Area MINI Dealer:
  • East Bay MINI: EBMINI
  • MINI of Concord: MINICONCORD
  • MINI of Marin: MINIMARIN
  • MINI of Steven's Creek: MINIOFSC
  • MINI of San Francisco: MINISF
WE MEET. WE MOTOR. WE RALLY.
Are you a morning person? Neither are we. Except on days like this one. This is a rise-n-shine hit the open roads of the California sun kinda morning. There will be coffee, pastries and plenty of sunny dispositions. More importantly, route sheets, some recommended must-see scenery and fab picnic spots, plus a box lunch to boot! Everything you need to take in the sights and thrills of motoring past the 200 foot cliffs of a hang glider hangout on this amazing 8-9 hour jaunt that puts the dream in California Dreaming.

Date: Friday, July 13th, 2012
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Place: Fort Funston
No pre-registration is needed.

CASUAL IS THE NEW BLACK.
You can pat yourself on the back. You made it. There is something quite congratulatory once you have motored your way through a rally. You and your fellow motorists can celebrate the day by sharing your stories of the open road and take in the Los Angeles scene at the Hotel Angeleno .

Date: Friday, July 13th, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Place: Hotel Angeleno
170 N. Church Lane
Brentwood, CA 90049
(310) 476-6411
Self Parking: $5.00 cash per car for evening reception
BETTER THAN A PARADE
MINIcross has officially become legendary. What will you do when the hairs on your neck raise and your knuckles turn white as you steer through a course designed to challenge everything you know about motoring - and then some. With our seasoned staff of driving professionals, you can learn how to put the go, in our famed go-kart engineering.

Date: Saturday, July 14th, 2012
Time: 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM (Reserve your time slot - First come, First served!)
Place: Rose Bowl Stadium
1001 Rose Bowl Drive
Pasadena, CA 91103
MTTS LA WRAP PARTY
Meet, greet and celebrate when MINI TAKES THE STATES 2012 officially comes to an end.

Date: Saturday, July 14th, 2012
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Place: House of Blues West Hollywood
8430 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA
(323) 848-5100
Valet: Parking at the House of Blues Valet is $15.00 - Cash Only
Self Parking: Alta Loma and Sunset - $12.00
RISE AND SHINE FAREWELL.
Saying goodbye is never easy. So let's just say see you soon. Come together for one last hoorah before we all go our separate ways.

Date: Sunday, July 15th, 2012
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Place: Gladstones
17300 PCH
Pacific Palisades CA 90272
(310) 454 - 3474


NORCAL MINIS'/MINI OF CONCORD'S SUMMER ALOHA RALLY
Save The Date!  

NORCAL MINIS, in association with MINI of Concord, will hold the 2012 Fourth Annual Aloha Summer Rally on Sunday, July 22, 2012. Expect a great rally with plenty of games and twisties, food and prizes.  You won't want to miss it! 


Meet up at 9:00 a.m. at the

MINI of Concord Collision Center
1321 Galaxy Way Suite B, Concord CA 94520


THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO EVERYONE - RSVP HERE -  Ho'olu komo la kaua 





NORCAL MINIS AND MINI OF STEVENS CREEK PRESENT THE 'SURF'S UP' RALLY
Join NORCAL MINIS and MINI of Stevens Creek for the 'Surf's Up' Rally on


Saturday, August 4, 2012


at

MINI of Stevens Creek

4201 Stevens Creek Boulevard
Santa Clara, CA

Free MINI Technical Service Clinic followed by a run to Half Moon Bay to catch some waves and rays,  then return to MINI of Stevens Creek for a BBQ lunch. There will be plenty of surprises along the way so come hang ten with us on Saturday, August 4, 2012.



Please provide at least two, unexpired canned goods at the time of check-in for the registration fee. All donations go to Second Harvest Food Bank.






DO YOU KNOW WHAT'S HAPPENING ELSEWHERE IN NORCAL?
Check NORCAL MINIS' "Calendar of All Motoring Events" and find out!  You can always find a link to the "Calendar of All Motoring Events" in the left column. 

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