Thursdays check in
Just getting the booth set up, Promoter Steve Faria comes for a visit as the day on Thursday gets started.
Steve Gomez puts up a sign as Marilyn gets her t-shirts organized.
Ernie Gomez, the man who organizes and runs the annual golf tournement, and Muriels son Greg are part of the big TCC (Trophy Cup Crew)!
The overall 2104 Trophy Cup for the winner.
Trophy Dave doing what he does every year, visit with all who come by the booth.
The world famous Ernie Gomez isready for the day.
Trophy Dave looks over the new ride Steve Faria brought him. Its a brand new gas buggy and during the weekend Trophy Dave used it a lot to get around the big fairgrounds.
The pit booth line beginsnot long after 10 AM
People seems to keep busy while in line
Signage on the haulers ranges!
The pit goers were able to buy a three day pass, but had to pick up their new wrist band each day.
Trophy Dave answering questions.
There are many varieties of pit buggy's as this one looked comfy
Mariln helping a customerr
Terry McCarl takes a call while he waits for his pit pass.
There are two event t-shirts every year. The white on is on this front wing that the drivers qutograph for the Make a Wish drawing.
The black t-shirt graphic was a little more fun with this monster look
Terry McCarl signs the black front wing
Muriel and Marilyn in the booth
Who is he talking to?
Greg gets started selling chances on his cow flop bingo board! $20 a chance to win $1000. There were 3 boards completed and on gentleman bought 160 of the 200 tickets and sadly for him, he didn't win.
The hot dog feed after Thursday nights opening night race
The hall is huge and was busy during the three Trophy Cup Feeds.
The many diners having fun eating and visiting while the band plays
Action everywhere as the cheese dogs went down with a lot of beer
Dennis of Taco Bravo not only brought the food for the hot dog and taco nights, he was cooking on friday and serving on Saturday.
More looks around
Some of the Trophy Cup Crew after the work is nearly done
Some very large illustrations of the cars of Dominic Scelzi, Rico Abreu and Howard Kaeding went in a silent auction at the spagetti feed on Saturday.
Set-up for the Taco feed
Trophy Dave with a specially decorated wine bottle for the winner on Saturday night. One other bottke was presented to Dennis owner of Taco bravo for all his help to the Trophy Cup over the years.
The crew at work to make it Taco festive for the feed on Friday night
It looked ready for tacos!
Jessica and Tracy, Trophy Daves granddaughters) manning the beer and drinks booth
More Jessica the beermeister
A look at the crowd looking for tacos
Another look around
Let's look at the drawing items. I had my eye on the pedal car!
The band was a little loud, but the misic was appreciated!
Loud Pedal Productions was in the house! Tim and Mike do great race videos
Serving the crowd is a big job
The TC "Crew" getting a moment o rest after a lot of work.
Ernie dancing with one of his girls
Ernie dances with his bride Donna
The care and feeding of a spagetti feed. First warm the sauce!
Ray Williams and Ernire Gomez get the spagetti warming while the bread is radied by Pat Williams and Greg
Now comes the set up as Pat Williams brought lots of pumkin stuff to make a beautifully decorated hall.
Still deco time!
finally, ready fo food at noon!
The Crew having some fun
More TC crew antics
The life and times of Trophy Dave at the Trophy Cup
Let's do this spagetti thing!
Getting in line is fun
More food getting
It's a nice day
More people coming in
Spagetti was good!!!!!!!!!!!!
The driver suits that went for $21,000 during intermission in a live auction.