Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the 50th
Annual Model A Ford Texas Tour
What does the registration fee
This is the
Annual Model A Ford Texas Tour and many requests were received
indicating that we should really make this a golden milestone celebration.
The registration fee covers the Welcome Party, the Hubley Races,
the Seminars, the Ladies and Gentlemen’s Era Fashions Awards Tea,
Friday Night Entertainment, Grand Tour with Lunch, the Car Games,
and the Saturday Awards Banquet. The registration fee covers four
meals per person, two of which will be in the ballroom of the host
What about the meals?
The Friday’s Ladies and Gentlemen’s Era Fashions Awards Tea and
Saturday’s Awards Banquet will be in the ballroom at the host hotel
with plenty of room for all. With a top notch chef, the menu has
been planned with all of our friends in mind. Because our food will
be served by waiters, we can relax and enjoy. It will truly be a
wonderful dining experience. The Welcome Party will be a tasty buffet
and of course there is the Lunch on the Grand Tour.
What about the host hotel?
The host hotel is the award winning
Austin Marriott North in Round Rock which is centrally located
in Texas. The hotel has 291 spacious rooms and we have negotiated
a very competitive rate for the area. The hotel’s meeting rooms
and ballroom are big enough to have many of our events on site for
your convenience. You will see that the Marriott is a beautiful
hotel with many amenities.
Austin Marriott North
2600 La Frontera Boulevard
Round Rock, Texas 78681
How do I make reservations at the host
To make reservations at the
Austin Marriott North in Round Rock, click this
reservations link. The dates for hotel reservations are pre-filled
on this web page for check-in on Thursday, June 6, 2013 (6/6/13)
and check-out on Sunday, June 9, 2013 (6/9/13.) If you want to go
early and/or stay later, please adjust the dates accordingly. The
group code is pre-filled ("forfora") which gets you the negotiated
room rate of $99.00 + tax. With 291 rooms available, we should all
be able to stay at the host hotel.
Where is Round Rock?
Round Rock is
located between Georgetown and Austin in the central Texas hill
country. There are numerous back roads that are appropriate for
Model A’s plus all the major highways in the area have free frontage
Map.) It is the 31st largest city in Texas and one of the fastest
growing cities in the nation, yet it maintains a high quality of
life. Money Magazine
named Round Rock the 7th “Best Places to Live” in 2008 and 3rd in
a list of “Where the Jobs Are” in 2012. Between
Dell computers and the
Round Rock Express,
there is plenty of work and fun in Round Rock, Texas.
What do the tour hats and t-shirts look
What is going on Thursday?
For those early birds, catch the chartered bus for shopping at
Domain. Check in at the hotel and the Tour Registration area,
then meet and greet in the Hospitality Room until the Welcome Party
in the evening. After that, the Hubley Car Races will be in the
atrium of the hotel.
When is Registration?
Come by the Tour Registration area near Hospitality to pick up
your Welcome Packet, Goodie Bag, and any items such as t-shirts,
caps, and tickets that you pre-ordered. The hours are:
12 Noon and 5:00 PM on Thursday. June 6, 2013
8:00 AM and 12 Noon on Friday, June 7, 2013
Can I register at the door?
No. Per the Registration Form, you cannot register at the
door. We cannot accept registrations after May 31, 2013.
What is going on Friday?
The events planned are Car Judging,
Era Fashions Judging, the Men’s
Seminar, the Ladies and Gentlemen’s Era Fashions Awards Tea, plus
Entertainment that evening in the host hotel ballroom. There is
also an optional chartered bus tour to the
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower
Center in Austin. You can explore the Round Rock area on your
own. We will have maps available showing the most popular shopping
destinations including the
Round Rock Premium Outlets.
What more can you tell me about the Era
More information can be found on
FAQs for Era Fashions Judging page.
What about the Grand Tour?
The Grand Tour on Saturday will be a leisurely drive through outlying
rural areas and some surrounding small towns. We will have a couple
of surprise stops for private tours, a stop for lunch, and games
on the run. We are Model A Ford drivers, too, so at no time will
we be in heavy traffic.
What else is going on Saturday?
We will have Car Games after the Grand Tour, the Women’s seminar,
and the Presidents' Meeting. After that, we will have the grand
finale of the Awards Banquet.
Where can I park my car trailer?
Car trailer parking will be close to the hotel and security will
be provided. Ask about it when you pick up your registration packet.
Is there any place to park my recreational
The Williamson County Old Settlers
Association has space for RV parking. Space is available on
a first come basis.
3300 Palm Valley Boulevard
Round Rock, Texas 78665
(3 Miles East of Round Rock on Highway 79)
512-388-1733 or 512-791-1107.
Where do I sign up for the
50th Annual Model A Ford Texas Tour?
Tour Registration Form
(PDF) Historical Information
Please print the three-page PDF form above and make checks
payable to "50th Texas Tour." Mail them all to:
No refunds after May 15th, 2013.
Is there a deadline?
Yes. Per the Registration Form, you cannot register at the
door. We cannot accept registrations after May 31, 2013. Please
What were the statistics from the 50th
Annual Model A Ford Texas Tour?
The statistics are still
being compiled, but we have published the ones we have.
We look forward to having you attend and
can assure you that you will enjoy yourself.
Members of the Lone Star Model A Ford Club
Created February 12, 2013