This section will basically everything you will need to know about the meet. In the past, I’ve had people texting me and emailing me left and right about the meet and have even gone and hit up the homies to get information but that won’t be necessary anymore because this will cover it. If you’ve been to one of my anniversary meets before, you probably won’t need to go through this and can skip right to the link at the bottom to reserve your spot(s).
What? – This event was organized to celebrate the upcoming 8-year anniversary of The Chronicles/Stickydiljoe.com
When? – This event, deemed “Year 8” will take place on October 29, 2016 from 1pm – 6pm
Where? – The meet will take place at the Eibach Springs facility in Corona, California. The address is 264 Mariah Circle, Corona, CA 92879.
What is the parking set-up like? – The lay-out will basically be set up the exact same way that the annual Eibach Honda meets have been in the past. Being that it is at the same venue as previous Eibach Honda events, this works out the best. The front portion of the meet will be the VIP area where people purchase parking spots to guarantee their spots up front. The rest of the meet, taking place along the sides and if necessary, the rear of the building, will be completely free to park. Those spots however, are first come first serve so if you show up late to park along the sides and rear and don’t like your spot, that’s unfortunate but there is nothing we can do to fix that situation.
Why do I have to pay for parking? – The beauty of this idea is that you don’t have to pay if you don’t want to, you just won’t be parked up front. The front is saved for supporters, friends, and family of The Chronicles and they have first priority to park so if you feel like you want to have your spot guaranteed and don’t have to deal with finding spots that aren’t in the front, purchase your spot in advance. Also, it wouldn’t be a totally bad idea to help support the meet and The Chronicles right? The funds will go towards the site and to pay for various things at the meet so you’re helping us help you. 😉
How much is VIP parking up front? – VIP parking up front will be $25 and you can purchase your parking spot at The Chronicles Official Storefront.
Is this event only for Hondas? – This is the most common question I get. If you purchase a VIP parking spot up front, you can bring a non-Honda, that’s fine. I cover a broad spectrum of custom automotive builds now so I welcome all import makes and models, as well as Euro builds. If you have followed the site over the years you will most likely have noticed that I am a car head in general and like all kinds of different builds, no matter the make or model.
How will the VIP parking work? – Much like Eibach, you will be asked to bring your receipt and confirmation that you indeed purchased a parking spot up front. The only difference is that when you purchase a spot for The Chronicles meet, your registration will also come with a special sticker denoting that you purchased a VIP spot. This will make roll-in easier and smooth out the parking process. I will have instructions as to where to place the sticker so that it is easily identified when you first arrive at the gates. Your name will also be placed on a list but the sticker and receipt will just make things that much easier.
What if I want to park with my crew/team/homies? – Then you better show up at the same time and roll-in at the same time. Many of you will have done shows and events before and this applies as usual. How much more time do you think it would take away from everyone if you held up the line or blocked spots just to wait for your friends/crew members to arrive? Normal event etiquette applies. If you are registering spots up front for your friends, make sure to include their names at the time or purchase or else they will not park inside with you.
What if my homie shows up late? – They are shit outta luck.
What if I don’t want to pay and I want to park in the front? – If that is your perogative, you will be turned away at the gate and will be asked to leave the event altogether. And if you attempt to sneak up to the front you will be ridiculed and humiliated amongst all your peers.
What if I lose my receipt or I lose my sticker for VIP spots? – Let’s use some common sense here and place these items in a safe place where you won’t lose them. Either that or you can put it in your car right away when you get these items so that you don’t lose them. Don’t make things more difficult than it has to be. If for whatever reason you didn’t receive your registration materials in the mail, we will have a list of paid attendees on hand but it will slow down the roll-in process. Please keep these items in a safe place where you remember to grab it.
What time should I show up for roll-in? – If you have a VIP spot, details will be sent to you to let you know when to arrive at the Eibach Springs facility.
Can I just crowd the front lot and clog up the street just to hang out before I’m supposed to park? – Umm, NO. If you decide to show up early and block the streets or make it a hassle for people to come in a park and what not, the streets will get over crowded and the police will come and shut us down. So please, DO NOT SHOW UP EARLY and crowd the streets outside of Eibach. If anything meet up with your friends earlier and go hang out at the Carl’s Jr. or somewhere away from the event until it is your designated time to arrive to park. Again, let’s not make things more difficult than it has to be.
Will there be music and entertainment? – Generally I ask you to entertain yourself while at an event but yes, there will be music provided by a DJ.
Will you be selling Chronicles merchandise at the event? – Yes, I will have Chronicles merchandise at the event for sale at our booth. There will also be a handful of vendors personally selected by me to be at the event and they too will have merchandise available for purchase.
Will you be doing a special edition Chronicles stickers like you have all year for other major events? – Umm, I’m not entirely sure yet because there is a lot of organizing that needs to be done so I don’t know if I will have time to make a brand new sticker. If I do however, I will make an announcement about it and they will also be available for purchase at the meet. If anything, I will have exclusive Chronicles merchandise for sale which will only be available to people who attend Year8…
Will you be presenting awards? – Yes, but all for the sake of fun and not meant to be incredibly competitive at all. If you happen to go home with an award, be happy about it but don’t be angry and shit if you don’t win something. Here are the awards for the day. Their might be some more but I’m not sure yet…
THE CHRONICLES’ CHOICE OF YEAR8 (My Personal Favorite Build, Basically)
BEST HONDA OF YEAR8
BEST OVERALL BUILD OF YEAR8
BEST ENGINE BAY
MOST IMPROVED BUILD OF THE YEAR
If I am a vendor, how do I go about contacting you to have a booth at your event? – I am accepting vendors but just a very small amount due to limited space. I want to maximize the amount of vehicle space possible. I will however, be accepting some vendors that I may know personally or whom have supported The Chronicles over the years. For all vendor questions, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Will you be having a raffle or giveaways at the event? – Possibly? Not sure yet…I haven’t figured out all the details on that stuff yet. But if I do, think of it as a pleasant surprise or whatever when you get to the meet.
If I can’t make the event and I have purchased a VIP spot, can I give it to someone else? – Hopefully that doesn’t happen but in the event that it does, yes you can, but please make sure you have that situated with me right ASAP because there will be a deadline for changes to the parking list.
When will the VIP parking spots be available for purchase? – Spots will be for sale by the time you read this. There will only be a little over 180 spots available and they are expected to go fast, so purchase as soon as possible. The first batch of VIP spots are available to everyone on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. Once those are gone, the second batch, which will be limited, will all be screened before they are accepted into the event. Whatever remaining spaces after that are reserved for friends and family only. I will not respond to emails later on when you want to purchase a spot after they have sold out.
That should be about it, please don’t bomb my email with questions unless you have something really specific that you feel needs to be answered. I want this event to be as smooth as possible because I too want to enjoy the event. If everyone reads these questions and abides by the lay-out, then everything should be fine. Thank you. For anything that is pressing and needs to be addressed, please email me at email@example.com