Thu, Sep 14 - Sun, Sep 17, 2023

Audi Club Carolinas Treffen x Nationals 2023

Fontana Village

About this event


Audi Club Carolinas is excited to be hosting the 37th annual AUDI CLUB NATIONALS event at Fontana Village Resort & Marina located near Pisgah National Forest and infamous “Tail of the Dragon”. We invite you to come experience Southern Hospitality and all this area has to offer from great mountain roads, outdoor activities, Moonshine History, local Museums and great local towns and nearby Asheville, NC. Attendees can customize your experience by registering to join an activity group and participate in activities such as Zip-Lining, Hiking, Local Historical Spots, National Parks, Restaurants/Breweries, Wheels of Time Museum, Cherokee Casino and other family-oriented outdoor activities. This weekend is a mixture of driving, dining, socializing and all things Audi. Please take the opportunity to stay at Fontana Village to experience everything it has to offer and be among new and old friends. Website for lodging, lodge rooms and cabins with mutliple bedrooms available. Cellphone service and internet access is limited, enjoy being unplugged and please prepare accordingly with area maps pre-downloaded and walkie talkie radios. 

Attendees will join fellow Audi lovers for banquet style breakfasts and dinners on Friday and Saturday Evening, as well as Sunday breakfast and lunch offering at Fontana Village Resort & Marina. We invite all guests to embrace the local moonshine history and join us for a themed night on Saturday. That evenings' dinner everyone is welcome to dress up in your 20's attire and enjoy mingling on the patio after our meal. Tentative schedule posted below for more details, Thursday through Saturday will have driving opportunities as well optional car show on Saturday afternoon at Fontana. 

At this time our sponsors include ABT Amica, APR, Audi  GreenvilleEverythingEuro, Integrated EngineeringFCP Euro, Griots Garage, Lifetime Audi PartsToyo Tires and XPEL.

Cost to register is $200.00 per person, Children 6-12 $120.00, 5 and under – free. Registration includes Breakfast and Dinner Friday, Breakfast and Dinner Saturday, Breakfast and Lunch Sunday at Fontana Village & Resorts. Also includes swag bags and sponsor giveaways. Event shirt will be available for purchase. Plus, we will have our wonderful silent auction items to bid on, and a chance to outbid your friends.

This year we are raising donations for local Fire and Rescue Squad of Blount County to thank them for their rescue efforts for accidents and medical needs along Rt 129 " Tail of the Dragon".

Radios– Be sure to bring your GMRS radio (with 'privacy channels' or 'sub channels') we use channel 17. Make sure that your radio is charged and you know how to set the channels and privacy channels. If you have a problem, let one of us know so we can help set your radio before we start our drive.

Tentative Event Schedule
Thursday 9/14
1:00-3:00 pm- Early Registration Check-in and Packet/Swag Pickup
2:00-4:00 pm- Casual Drives(Sign up at check- in)-Safety Meeting held by Lead before leaving
7:00-8:30 pm- Dine on your own


Friday 9/15- Group Driving Day
7:00-8:00 am- Registration Check-in Continues
7:00-8:30 am- Breakfast & “Meet Your Drive Lead/Tail” in Carolina Room- Drivers’ Safety Meeting and Intros
9:00-10:30 am- Drive Groups Depart- timing will be schedules and announced based on drive length and locations/activity.      Don’t forget gas and snacks for the road.
2:30-5:30 pm- Drive Groups return on their pace
6:00 pm- Cash Bar Opens in Dining Hall
6:45 pm- Guest Speaker/s- TBD
7:15-8:30 pm- Dinner Service in Event Hall


Saturday 9/16- Morning Casual Drives and Car Show & Shine Afternoon
7:30-8:30 am- Breakfast- Carolinas Room
8:45-10:45 am- Casual Drives depart every 30 mins based on signups and route length
11:00-3:00 pm- Vendor Displays
12:00 pm- Cars Showing- get info sheets to display
12:30-2:30 pm- Cars on Display (Main Parking Lot) - Judges make rounds
3:00 pm- Judging/Awards Announced
6:00 pm- Cash Bar Opens
7:00 pm- Dinner Service in Event Hall- Roaring 20’s Night
8:00-11:00 pm- Music and Mingling on Wildwood Sundeck 


Sunday 9/17- Group Photo and Farewells
8:00-9:00 am- Breakfast in Carolina Room
9:30-11:00 am- Group Photo on Baseball Field 
11:30-12:30 pm- Departure Lunch in Event Hall


Sponsored in part by:



Event requirements

Registered Drivers must have current active ACNA membership to participate, non-driving guests must sign waiver but do not require membership.

Please select a second choice for Friday Drive Group/Activity, participating in drives is not required to attend. Please not several routes will use "Tail of the Dragon" even if its not in the name. 

Select "Freetime" if you are only planning to only dine with us, this option could be used for those wanting to plan something among just friends versus assigned groups based on activity. We will have a list of recommended sights and towns to visit while in the area for those wanting to explore. 

*Please note some activites will have an additional cost not included in general registration. Will be marked with astrick. 


Entries (104)

Jason Smith
Carson Heter
Gregg Brodka
Nick Gangemi
Michael Unti
Craig Overway
Benjamin Chang
Ryan Compton

Fontana Village

Fontana, NC


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Audi Club NA - Carolinas Chapter

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