Lincolns are on the move and headed for the 2018 Mid America this coming July 11 – 15 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
July 11, 2018 - July 15, 2018
The North Star Region is excited to host the 2018 Mid America National Meet in the Twin Cities area, July 11 – 15.
Our host hotel is the Marriott Minneapolis West, at 9950 Wayzata Boulevard, St. Louis Park, Minnesota. It is conveniently located only minutes from popular area attractions; including the Mall of America, Target Field, US Bank Stadium and many more area attractions.
The Marriott is an exceptional hotel with all of the amenities including free WiFi, indoor pool, a fitness center, Starbucks, Kip’s Irish Pub and much more! The room rate is $129 per night, or if you prefer, there are a small number of King Suites for $159. Breakfast for two is included in the room rate. To reserve your room, call 952.544.4400, ask for reservations and mention that you want the “North Star LCOC” special rate.
This year’s theme is “North Star Touring at its Best,” and that says it all! We’ve arranged driving tours to three great car collections.
The fun starts Wednesday, July 11, with the opening of our registration desk and hospitality room, from noon until 6 p.m. Mechanical judging begins at 1 p.m., and you’ll want to join us for the welcoming gathering from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Mechanical judging continues at 8 a.m. Thursday, with the registration/hospitality desk open from 8 a.m. to. 6 p.m. This will be an exciting day with a driving tour to Morrie’s car collection starting at 9 a.m. This is one of the top collections in the country, featuring well over 300 cars, as well as a vast collection of antique gas pumps, neon dealership signs and other memorabilia. This is one you won’t want to miss! Lunch will be served at the Medina Ballroom.
You will have the balance of the afternoon for shopping and antiquing. Cocktail hour, with a cash bar, will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. followed by our Italian Night dinner.
Mechanical judging continues at 8 a.m. Fri- day, with the registration/hospitality desk open from 8 a.m. to. 6 p.m.
Our driving tour will leave at 9 a.m., stopping first at the Veit Automobile Museum featuring 150 rare and unusual gas pumps, a collection of 1933 Ford Model 40s, Tri-Five Chevrolets and more. After lunch, we will visit the McDowall car collection which has about 40 very interesting and unique cars, of appeal to most any collector.
Join your friends for a cocktail hour between 6:00 and 7 p.m. Buffet dinner begins at 7 p.m., and we’ll have a lively auction as well. Please bring quality Lincoln items for the auction as this is our major fundraiser to support our meet.
Saturday features final registration from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and final mechanical judging from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. From 8 to 10 a.m. we will be parking our Lincolns in the designated parking area adjacent to the hotel in preparation for the Lincoln Car Show which will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please do not leave with your car until the field has been released by the chief judge.
Lunch will be on your own from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and we will have an LCOC Membership meeting at 4 p.m.
Our evening activities begin with a happy hour and a cash bar from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by our Awards Banquet from 7:00 to 10 p.m.
Sunday, July 15, we will wrap up our meet saying goodbye to old friends and new friends we’ve met. John Walcek will begin taking the official meet photos at 9 a.m.
if you are considering attending our 2018 Mid America National Meet in Minneapolis, (St. Louis Park) Minnesota. Matt Foley will send you a meet packet via email or USPS mail if you need a printed copy. You may download PDF forms from
This is the only website that will have the official registration packet for you to download. Register early to ensure getting the tour and day that you want
Meet registration will close June 22, 2018
Help us by registering before this date.
For more information please contact either Matt Foley or North Star Region Director, Bob Johnson, 651-257-1715, email email@example.com
Download Printable Copy – 2018 Mid America Promo Piece 11.22.2017