Litchfield Bug In - 2004



EVENT INFORMATION

Date ------------------ June 20, 2004
Director/Organizer ---- Chuck Pisconski
Location -------------- Harwinton Fairgrounds, Harwinton, Connecticut
Car Show Surface ------ Grass
Show Car Entries ------ 270 at 12 Noon
Vendors --------------- 110
Attendance ------------ 2800 Paid Adults
Proceeds of Show ------ Bronc Callahan Community Fund- usually over $10,000
Judges ---------------- Volunteer judges - each car judged by the point system
Other Information ----- Cars and vendors from 14 states and provinces attended Litchfield
			Sponsors of the show - Numerous local VW related businesses listed in show book
			Admissions - Spectators = $6 / Vendors = $25 / Camping = $12

AIR COOLED STOCK CLASSES

Stock to 53: Humberto Lapa - Wood-Ridge, NJ - 1950 Beetle
Stock 54-57: Charlie Kirchner - Selinsgrove, PA - 1954 oval
Stock 58-64: Rick Pacheco - New Bedford, MA - 1963 Beetle 
Stock 65-67: Bob Davison - Springfield, VT - 1966 Beetle
Stock 68-up: John Villegas - Washingtonville, NY - 1974 Beetle 
Bug Convert. to 72: Chris Fraioli - New Rochelle, NY - 1970 Convert
Bug Convert. 73-79: Lauren Van Dyken - Staatsburg, NY - 1977 Convert
Ghia Coupe:  Jay Burgess - Rhinebeck, NY - 1968 Ghia
Ghia Convert: John Czarnecki - Pahrump, NV - 1971 Ghia Convert
Type 181-Thing: Art Harm - Freehold, NY - 1974 Thing
Type 3&4 :   Stefan Koehler - Ridgewood, NY - 1972 Fastback 
Daily Driver: Gunther Mannheim - Chicopee, MA - 1973 Beetle
Super Beetle: Milt McDonald - Simsbury, CT - 1973 Super Beetle


TRANSPORTERS
Transporter to 67: Gordi Davis - W. Swanzy, NH - 1962 Bus
Transporter 68-79: Jamie and Cheryl McMahon - Attleboro, MA - 1973 Bus
Transporter 80-Up: Ron Lichtenstein - Walpole, MA - 1991 Vanagon
Eurovan:           Pat & Jim Keegan - Northvale, NJ - 2002 Eurovan


AIR COOLED CUSTOM CLASSES
Mild Custom to 67:  Bill Amsley - Chambersburg, PA - 1965 Convert
Mild Custom 68-up:  Matt Herman - Marion, CT - 1975 Convert
Radical Custom:     Brian Langley - E. Falmouth, MA fenderless hot rod  bug
Bajas and Rails:    Don Fascio - Coventry, RI - 1974 Baja / Dianne Cullen - Southbridge, MA - 1970 Baja (Tie)

Special Interest,  
Kit Cars, Trikes:  Jim Wolcott - Rutland, MA - VW Pickup
		   
Dunebuggy:         Tom Iacoboni - Vernon, CT - 1960 Buggy


WATERCOOLED CLASSES

A-1 Stock:    Geoff Wolf - Avon, CT - 1981 Convert.
A-1 Modified: David Risso - Saratoga Springs, NY - 1988 Scirocco
A-2 Stock:    Rob Brainard - Barkhamsted, CT - 1989 GLI
A-2 Modified: Curt Zwijacz - Saratoga Springs, NY - 1992 GTI
A-3 Stock:    Glenn Barth - Meriden, CT - 1996 Golf Harlequin
A-3 Modified: Frank Bisogno - Bridgeport, CT - 1995 Golf
A-4 Stock:    Jason Lincoln - Meridan, CT - 2003 GTI
A-4 Modified: Dave VanWie - Winsted, CT - 2001 GTI
Full Custom:  Martin Garcia - Fairfield, CT - 1990 GTI
New Beetle Stock:  Lia Merrill - Barkhamsted, CT - 2001 New Beetle
New Beetle Custom: Evan Tang - Sharon, MA - 2003 New Beetle


SPECIAL AWARDS
Best Aircooled Engine - Stock:    John Kelly - Cheshire, CT - 1954 Beetle
Best Aircooled Engine - Custom:   Brian Langley - E. Falmouth, MA - 2300cc with Landy Blower
Best Display - Aircooled:	  Pam & Doug Davis - Scotia, NY - 1956 Beetle
Director's Choice - Stock:	  Rick Search - Langhorne, PA - 1962 Convert
				  Larry Amsley - Chambersburg, PA - 1952 Standard Beetle
				  Anee Scott - Randolph, MA - 1970 Beetle
Director's Choice - Custom:	  Tim Scheller
Best Original VW:		  Steve Yamin - Brooklyn, NY - 1972 Type 4

Best of Show - Stock Aircooled:	  Charlie Kirchner - Selinsgrove, PA - 1954 Beetle
Best of Show - Custom Aircooled:  Tom Iacoboni - Vernon, CT - 1960 Buggy with flames and homemade billet parts

Best Paint - Watercooled: 	  Curt Zwijacz - Saratoga Springs, NY - 1992 GTI
Best Display - Watercooled: 	  Rick Wilcox - Ellington, CT - 1995 GTI
Best Engine - Watercooled:	  Frank Bisogno - Bridgeport, CT - 1995 GTI
Best Interior - Watercooled:	  David Risso - Saratoga Springs, NY - 1988 Scirocco

Best of Show - Watercooled:	  David Risso - Saratoga Springs, NY - 1988 Scirocco

Gene Langan Award:		  Nathan Wiseman - Durham, CT - 2003 GTI

Bronc Callahan Community Award:   Jim Steele - Clinton, CT - 1967 Beetle

Appreciation Awards: 		  Tom Matulis (swap area), Dan Climan (custom air cooled), 
				  Todd Marfyak (fairgrounds and charity), Chris Knox (water cooled area), 
				  Marc Guimond (daily drivers).
 

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