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Underconstruction Class. Should there be one at a Nationals? #329441
September 27th 2009 10:49 pm
September 27th 2009 10:49 pm
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Portland Oregon
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Here is the proposal:

Beings that the National Truckin is the Premier Event for Vanning and the Nationals Show-n-Shine is suppose to be the Best of the Best in Vanning, should we allow primered, unfinished Vans in the Premier show?

Underconstruction Vans at Nationals Show-n-Shine
single choice
Yes
82%, 32 Votes
No
18%, 7 Votes
Total Votes: 39
Voting on this poll ends: 0 seconds ago
Last edited by Wackovanner; September 30th 2009 10:04 pm.

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Re: Underconstruction Class. Should there be one at a Nationals? [Re: Wackovanner] #329444
September 27th 2009 11:08 pm
September 27th 2009 11:08 pm
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Re: Underconstruction Class. Should there be one at a Nationals? [Re: Radarlove] #329449
September 27th 2009 11:52 pm
September 27th 2009 11:52 pm
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Do you give them an unfinished trophy?,lol. I voted.


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Re: Underconstruction Class. Should there be one at a Nationals? [Re: VanVida_Israel] #329451
September 28th 2009 12:10 am
September 28th 2009 12:10 am
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Re: Underconstruction Class. Should there be one at a Nationals? [Re: Lordmodelbuilder] #329515
September 28th 2009 9:06 am
September 28th 2009 9:06 am
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Allowing this class would encourage people with not quite show ready vans to participate...even if there was only a first through 5th place for all UC, regardless of make.

This will also give those wanting to do stuff to their vans, a chance to see what steps are taken to build them up... smile


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Re: Underconstruction Class. Should there be one at a Nationals? [Re: Doc 2% of Canada, EH!!!!] #329680
September 28th 2009 5:14 pm
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I think it goes against the very nature of vanning to not allow under construction vans into the show. Vans are all about building something that is your very own and putting your van out there to show other vanners what you are up to and to trade ideas, even at the best of the best show of the year is what it's all about, or at least thats the impression I have received.


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Re: Underconstruction Class. Should there be one at a Nationals? [Re: matchstickBGV] #329684
September 28th 2009 5:33 pm
September 28th 2009 5:33 pm
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io didnt see anything about awards in the question


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Re: Underconstruction Class. Should there be one at a Nationals? [Re: matchstickBGV] #329686
September 28th 2009 5:34 pm
September 28th 2009 5:34 pm
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Western suburbs of Chicago
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The under construction class is at the discretion of the hosts. If they want to give more than one award, GREAT! With the current flurry of activity and new vanners arriving on the scene at every event, we would be shooting ourselves in the foot if we denied someone the right to show their van. When you pay your gate fee, you are eligible to participate in all the activities of the event. If we tell someone they can't show, why should they pay full price? If they are building their van and want to show off their work, why not?
Several times recently, we have strongly suggested to the hosts that they award a construction trophy to a deserving vanner.

Last edited by on the road; September 28th 2009 5:35 pm.

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Re: Underconstruction Class. Should there be one at a Nationals? [Re: on the road] #329718
September 28th 2009 6:35 pm
September 28th 2009 6:35 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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Encouraging vanners to build custom vans is important to the future of vanning. Not everyone wants to put their unfinished van on display but for those willing they will likely get some good pointers from others on how to go about finishing them and inspire others to finish their long term projects or start their own.
Having all the unfinished vans in the same area would be good and having this group of vans going for a 1st, 2nd and 3rd award might be a good idea.

Re: Underconstruction Class. Should there be one at a Nationals? [Re: Virtual] #329722
September 28th 2009 6:49 pm
September 28th 2009 6:49 pm
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Portland Oregon
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Great comments. Keep them coming.


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