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HamiltomLJ
07-22-2011, 07:32 PM
http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj207/HamiltonLJ/CLUB%20SHOW/2nd-Jeep-Show-GRJC-poster-1-1-1.gif

HamiltomLJ
07-22-2011, 07:34 PM
Registration opens in August.

gellio
07-23-2011, 03:52 AM
Had a good time last year. We will be back!

HamiltomLJ
07-24-2011, 08:46 AM
I glad you enjoyed it! The sponsor list is growing I will start posting them this week!

njjpgrl
07-24-2011, 07:55 PM
Count us in too if available. Only the XJ this year.

zachv
07-25-2011, 01:09 PM
I am pretty sure we will be there this year with a small display, but we are definitely on the sponsor list.

MrEddie
07-25-2011, 01:19 PM
Sounds like fun, we might finally get the wife out on this one. I should be in but that's a long way off. I will add it to the calander and hope for the best. Remind me if you don't hear back.

njjpgrl
07-25-2011, 01:24 PM
LOL, can we make sure Wendy doesn't walk away with all the SWAG this year?! Wink wink

Unlimited
07-25-2011, 03:47 PM
trying to get to this one FINALLY.... jeeps for me... wine for wifey....

HamiltomLJ
07-25-2011, 07:24 PM
Sponsors are rolling in!


Street Side Auto
www.streetsideauto.com

Rock Auto
www.rockauto.com/

Newtown Printing
www.newtownprintingcorp.com/

Drake Offroad
http://www.drakeoffroad.com/

A to Z Fabrication
www.atozfabrication.com

Zone Offroad
www.zoneoffroad.com/

ARB 4X4 Accessories
www.arbusa.com/

Rough Country Suspension
www.roughcountry.com/

Hyline Offroad
www.hylineoffroad.com/

Poison Spyder Customs
http://shop.poisonspyder.com/

CSE Offroad
www.cseoffroad.com/

Precision Sign Works
http://www.precisionsignworksllc.com/

4 Wheel Drive Hardware
www.4wd.com/

Topless for Tatas
http://www.toplessfortatas.com/

Just Jeep Gear
http://www.justjeepgear.com/

Warn Industries
http://www.warn.com/index.shtml

Rausch Creek Offroad Park
http://www.rc4x4.org

Lucas Jeep
http://www.lucaschryslerjeepdodge.com

Skid Row Offroad
http://www.skidplates.com/

HamiltomLJ
07-25-2011, 07:26 PM
That's too funny! Wendy cleanedup last year! I should ban her from the raffle to give everyone else a chance!

Pasquale
07-25-2011, 08:00 PM
This is a show only - right? No trails?

So what's the day like? Do all of us Morris/Sussex County people day trip, camp or motel it?

Assuming we're outside 99% of the time... dogs allowed?

njjpgrl
07-26-2011, 07:45 AM
Day is a show and shine of sorts, jeeps are all in classes. Wine is flowing via tastings and youcan purchase and drink on site only. Any time Dan and I have gone (first one was at Almethea) we went for they day. Grassroots does a raffle which we can't really fault Wendy for cleaning up on, she did hand over a chunk of change for tickets. Wine, Jeeps....can't go wrong.

Tom, are you still asking for toys?

rozzo842
07-26-2011, 09:00 PM
Can we get a link to this up?

2000XJ
07-27-2011, 08:10 AM
Jenn and I are in this year.

njjpgrl
07-27-2011, 09:20 AM
Tom will put one up in August when registration starts.

HamiltomLJ
07-27-2011, 07:54 PM
We will be collecting Toys for Tots again this year!
Here are some links to follow Reistration is here http://www.grassrootsjeepclub.net/Jeeps_in_the_Vineyard.html
More information here http://grassrootsjeepclub.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=jeepshow
The registration opens August 1st!

HamiltomLJ
08-01-2011, 12:56 PM
Registration is now open!! Click here and scroll to the bottom of the page!
http://www.grassrootsjeepclub.net/Jeeps_in_the_Vineyard.html

Rich69
08-02-2011, 11:04 AM
Registration is now open!! Click here and scroll to the bottom of the page!
http://www.grassrootsjeepclub.net/Jeeps_in_the_Vineyard.html

I saw it was $25 to register is there a cost per person for admission? Never mind lol Saw above free admission.

HamiltomLJ
08-09-2011, 05:48 PM
Please welcome Poison Spyder, CSE offroad, Precision Sign works, 4Wheeldrive Hardware and Just Jeep Gear to the growing list of sponsors!

Unlimited
08-10-2011, 08:29 AM
Not sure if I can make it yet... Would I be able to show up on that day and pay?

HamiltomLJ
08-15-2011, 07:12 PM
All preregistered participants will receive a FREE event tee shirt if registered before Nov,1st You can register at the gate but you will not receive an event tee shirt.

njjpgrl
08-15-2011, 08:36 PM
Is it your Jeep again incognito?

HamiltomLJ
08-16-2011, 06:05 PM
No it's the year of the XJ! I should have the design in a week or two.

njjpgrl
08-16-2011, 06:23 PM
Make it green and I'll be one happy camper!!!!!!!

HamiltomLJ
08-17-2011, 06:18 AM
You never know!

HamiltomLJ
08-23-2011, 06:01 PM
Please welcome Warn Inustries and Rausch Creek Offroad Park to our list of sponsors!

njjpgrl
08-24-2011, 04:44 PM
I just registered. Looking foward to it.

gellio
08-25-2011, 07:08 AM
WOW impressive vendor list Tom!

HamiltomLJ
08-29-2011, 05:07 PM
I just picked up Lucas Jeep and Skid Row Offroad!

njjpgrl
08-30-2011, 07:38 AM
We're talking it up, great job with the vendors.

HamiltomLJ
08-30-2011, 04:35 PM
These are all sponsors! The raffle should be good!

njjpgrl
08-30-2011, 07:45 PM
That's what I meant. Can't wait.

HamiltomLJ
09-15-2011, 06:17 PM
This just in Sgt Smith from the N.J. State Park Police will be at the show collecting Toys for Tots again this year!
We've also added Drake Offroad to the sponsor list!

01BlackXJ
09-15-2011, 06:44 PM
im in

HamiltomLJ
09-19-2011, 06:03 PM
We now have Jeeperz 4wd as a sponsor and vendor! You can also follow us on FB for all the up to date info! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jeeps-in-the-Vineyard/255340824481740

Heysusa
09-22-2011, 04:27 PM
Please welcome Poison Spyder, CSE offroad, Precision Sign works, 4Wheeldrive Hardware and Just Jeep Gear to the growing list of sponsors!

Is there a way that Wheelers for the Wounded can get a table to let people know what we do? We are looking to involve more NJ 4X4 clubs for next years event and this may get the word out. PM me if you think this is a possibility.

HamiltomLJ
09-23-2011, 05:15 PM
PM Sent!

HamiltomLJ
10-03-2011, 01:32 PM
This just in! Wheelers For The Wounded and the NJTLC will be on hand to promote their organizations.
http://www.wheelersforthewounded.com/index.htm
http://www.njtlc.org/Home_Page.php
Time is running out to get those registrations in and receive your free event tee shirt and special raffle ticket worth double the entry fee.

98xj
10-03-2011, 06:00 PM
we're in see you all there

HamiltomLJ
10-07-2011, 06:36 PM
2011 T-shirt! 24 days left to get yours free with your registration!
http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj207/HamiltonLJ/CLUB%20SHOW/th_2011shirt.jpg (http://s273.photobucket.com/albums/jj207/HamiltonLJ/CLUB%20SHOW/?action=view&current=2011shirt.jpg)

98xj
10-07-2011, 07:41 PM
all right another xj t shirt , what color is it?

HamiltomLJ
10-07-2011, 07:43 PM
Pink!






Just kidding most likely ash.

njjpgrl
10-10-2011, 08:04 PM
Like it!!! For no particular reason of course, I am far from biased........

HamiltomLJ
10-11-2011, 07:56 PM
Please welcome Down N Dirty Offroad http://www.dndoffroad.com/ as a sponsor and a vendor! If you need something from them let them so they have it at the show for you!

Get those registrations in! 20 days left to preregister and get your free event T-shirt and a chance at a special prize worth over $100!

HamiltomLJ
10-13-2011, 05:45 PM
We just added Liquid Iron Industries to the sponsor list! http://www.liquidironindustries.com/

The FEDEX guy just dropped off a 10,500lb winch w/synthetic rope from CSE Offroad for the raffle! http://www.cseoffroad.com/1510011.html

njjpgrl
10-15-2011, 07:22 PM
Unreal Tom, great sponsors and raffle items....

HamiltomLJ
10-16-2011, 08:40 AM
The show is starting to get noticed! I actually had a couple of the sponsors contact me! Preregistrations are ahead of last years numbers!

gellio
10-16-2011, 09:54 AM
WOW looks like its growing! Had a great time last year. Can't wait for this one.

whitewabbit
10-25-2011, 02:59 PM
I'm going. Anybody want to meet up and convoy? Or can I join your convoy?

whitewabbit
10-25-2011, 03:00 PM
How do I register? What are the costs?

HamiltomLJ
10-25-2011, 07:21 PM
We just added Liquid Iron Industries as a vendor!
6 days left to preregister! Don't miss out on your free event t-shirt and a chance at a Hyline Offroad hood louver kit for any model!
Go here for all the registration information! http://grassrootsjeepclub.net/Jeeps_in_the_Vineyard.html

njjpgrl
10-25-2011, 08:43 PM
How do I register? What are the costs?

You can register with the link that Tom hooked us up with or go to the Grassroots' club site.
Most of us are traveling from the North so it'll be easier to meet up there. Most of the participants wear club shirts so we will all stand out. See you there. It's a great time.

gellio
10-27-2011, 04:45 AM
Hey Cathleen, you do not need a "club shirt" to stand out! LOL
A few of us, under darkness, are paying a visit to Wendy's the night before to disable her Jeep for the day. Looking for a wheelman!

njjpgrl
10-27-2011, 10:12 AM
Hey Cathleen, you do not need a "club shirt" to stand out! LOL
A few of us, under darkness, are paying a visit to Wendy's the night before to disable her Jeep for the day. Looking for a wheelman!
Heeeyyyy, not nice. Funny about Wendy. She put in the $ for the tickets so it was her right to win...and win....and win....

gellio
10-27-2011, 10:34 AM
Only kidding. She's a lovely lady with a great rig. Always enjoy seeing her and her other 1/2. So do you think her tires are the same size as last year? LOL

Heeeyyy wait - that was a compliment!

njjpgrl
10-28-2011, 01:10 PM
I wonder if her other half is going for the bunny ears look again.......One never can tell over typing whther something is meant nice or not...thanks.

HamiltomLJ
10-30-2011, 12:48 PM
Josh sure did look good in those bunny ear! LOL This is truely the year of the XJ. They account for 1/3 of all the preregistered Jeeps!!

HamiltomLJ
10-30-2011, 06:52 PM
Pre-registration closes noon on Tuesday the 1st!

njjpgrl
10-30-2011, 08:08 PM
I think at least 3 are ours.....Sean, Alex, and myself?

HamiltomLJ
11-02-2011, 05:06 AM
Pre-registration is closed. We have 85 entered. You can still register at the gate!

Jeepin_Al
11-03-2011, 02:33 PM
OK that is what I wanted to know!

HamiltomLJ
11-10-2011, 03:53 PM
1 day until show time! We are closing the show at 120 vehicles if you plan to register at the gate there is only 30 spots open. Gates open at 8:30am registration closes 11am judging starts at 11:30. Awards start about 1 with the raffle after! The weather is going to be awesome!! The winery address is 1320 Old Indian Mills rd. Shamong N.J. 08088

HamiltomLJ
11-10-2011, 05:25 PM
Don't forget to bring a new unwrapped toy for the NJSPP toy drive! With the unemployment rate over 9% these toys are needed more than ever!

muddbunny75
11-11-2011, 08:56 PM
who all is going ? Weather will be great tomorrow !! Jeeps+Wine=happy family ! :<)

chris78cj7
11-11-2011, 09:15 PM
i would like to go but two hours on the freeway isnt good to the old girl.. doesnt like highway driving..

njjpgrl
11-12-2011, 05:50 PM
Great day, great event (again). Overall we had 6 rigs with us. Both George and Alex placed in their classes. Mike won the overall award for best beater rig. THE CLUB won for most participants. Thank you to all who joined in this year, we had 3 of us the first year and now we are up to 6-7 by the third year..... Great job Tom and the rest of the Grassroots gang.

WFTW had a table set up and got quite a few people offering help. Many also donated into the jar. Thank you to everyone.

gellio
11-12-2011, 06:18 PM
Had a great time! A real fine event run by a fine jeep club. Thanks again Tom and the Grassroots Jeep Club.

tecHHoma
11-12-2011, 06:34 PM
What a fun day! Chardonay Sue and I really enjoy having a Jeep Show at a Winery...What a Country!

Thank you Grassroots Jeep Club and Tom for another winner!

Pasquale
11-12-2011, 06:56 PM
This was my first time there... Flo & I didn't get there until 1:30 due to morning commitments so we missed the entire Jeep show, however I had the opportunity to buy raffle tickets at the last call. I was blessed with the next to last prize being raffled off - a Warn Winch Recovery Kit! :nuts::nuts::nuts:

Aside from being an extremely cool prize... I've been wanting to add this gear to "all the s#!t I bring on a trail ride" but been put off by the $$$ of stuff like a snatch block.

Had time to buy some wine & event shirts as well.

Everybody told me this event has an outstanding raffle - I'm sold. :D

Thanks Tom & Grass Roots for putting this on - we'll try to make the whole event (with a Jeep) next year.

HamiltomLJ
11-13-2011, 06:02 AM
I want to thank everyone for coming out and making this the best show ever we couldn't do it without you!! I don't have an exact count but we had about 125 JEEPS in the show! Once again we didn't have much to clean up because JEEP people are the best!! Congrats to the NJJC winners and the club for your participation! Hope to see everyone next year! Don't forget the 2nd Saturday in November your busy at Jeeps in the Vineyard 2012!