Über Region Fest IV – May 5th – 6th, 2017.
The fourth annual Über Region Fest is a public event with donations from admission and AutoCross benefitting the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the City of Florence Police Department. Hosted by Trissl Sports Cars, Über Region Fest is one of the largest Porsche only car festivals in the Southeast. The third annual event attracted more than 200 Porsche cars in the Car Show, leading to over 250 Porsche cars from throughout the decades on display. Our fundraising efforts were equally successful as we were able to present over $7,000 in donations to the Policeman’s charity.
We are working towards an improved Über Region Fest with added activities and attractions. The core lineup will be carried forward. Guests will be able to enjoy an AutoCross event open to all vehicle makes, a Porsche only car show and Porsche museum-like display, all in a festival atmosphere; listening to music, eating great food and meeting fellow Porsche enthusiasts. Stay tuned for more updates as they unfold. Join our mailing list to stay current.
See the ÜRF Schedule below for a detailed listing of events and locations.
Friday, May 5th at 8pm – 10pm
Location: Marriott Shoals – Swampers Bar and Grill
Pre-registered guests join us for our Welcome Party at the award-winning Marriott Shoals Hotel. Hors d’oeuvres, drinks and entertainment.
Saturday, May 6th
Location: ÜRF – 519 Wilhite St • AutoCross – 510 Staples St • Reception – TBA
Über Region Fest is a charitable event. We will be collecting donations to enter the festival and to participate in AutoCross. We hope everyone enjoys spending the day with us and supporting two great causes: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the City of Florence Police Department.
Schedule: This schedule is tentative and subject to change as the event draws nearer.
10:00 am – AutoCross Set-up
11:00 am – Porsche Lineup (for car show)
1:00 pm – Opening of Über Region Fest IV – Music, Vendors, Car Show Voting Begins (Voting from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
3:30 pm – Car Show winners will be announced
3:30 pm – GT3 Experience begins – Enjoy the 5 minute ride of your life in a Porsche GT3 or GT3 RS
6:00 pm – Headlining Performer – The Fiddleworms
Live Music: Tremayne, The Will McFarlane Band, Archie Hubbard, Harvey Thompson and Friends, The Fiddleworms
Food & Drink: Local restaurants, microbrewery and more
As we hone the event, this map will display activities and locations.
AutoCross Schedule:Located at Southeastern Extrusion, 510 Staples St, Florence, AL
10:00 am – Track Set-up
11:00 am – Autocross Begins
5:00 pm – AutoCross Closes, Fastest Lap is recorded.
The winner will be announced via social media and the website.
The AutoCross event will be located adjacent to Trissl Sports Cars in the Southeastern Extrusion parking lot, 510 Staples St. Registration for AutoCross takes place onsite, the morning of the event. There will be scheduled runs this year, so drivers will need to sign-up for time slots. The track for this event will concentrate more on speed than technical navigation. Be prepared to keep the pedal to the floor.
Car Show Schedule: Located at Trissl Sports Cars, 519 Wilhite St, Florence, AL
11:00 am – Car Wash and Early Set-up
1:00 pm – Beginning of Show
3:00 pm – Votes Collected
3:30 pm – Winners Announced
To register your Porsche vehicle in the Über Region Fest Car Show, fill out the form found at the bottom of this page. In addition, you can register via email: email@example.com. Please include your Name, City/State, Model and Year when emailing.
Porsche cars of all models and conditions are welcome to register for the Car Show. From Concours ready to “works-in-progress,” the show represents an evolution of Porsche passion. The People’s Choice award will go to the crowd favorite; while winners from each category will be chosen by peers. Last year’s event was a success with over 200 Porsche Cars registered in the car show and over 400 guests from all around the Southeast in attendance (nine states represented: AL, MS, GA, TN, KY, NC, FL, OH, LA).
Über Region Fest guests can take advantage of special hotel rates. Local hotel rooms are filling up fast! Make your reservations now and be sure to mention Über Region Fest! Discounted rates available at Hampton Inn & Suites, Florence. Discounted rate of $79 available at ColdWater Inn, Tuscumbia, standard room. Call (256) 383-6844. We will continue to update our website with new promotions.
Through monetary donations and gifts of goods and services, our sponsors, vendors, and supporters enable Trissl Sports Cars to host an entertaining event that supports a great cause. If you are interested in presenting during Über Region Fest or in sponsoring one of the attractions, please email the office: firstname.lastname@example.org
Proceeds from the fourth annual Über Region Fest will be collected for the benefit of the St. Jude Children’s Reasearch Hospital. The St. Jude Research Hospital is located in Memphis, TN and services children all over the world. They are a leading resource in the treatment of childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. They provide their lifesaving services for free and share their research with the scientific community to further growth and development of cures. Follow the link for more information on this reputable charity. We will also be presenting a donation to the City of Florence Police Department. Our law enforcement officers dedicate their lives to protecting and serving our community. The dangers and difficulties faced by today’s police officers go almost unnoticed. We simply want to offer a token of our appreciation.
Please join us in welcoming Richard F. Webb, a classically trained artist renowned for his automotive paintings, to Über Region Fest IV. His works communicate the history, excitement and details of each vehicle, in a way that can be appreciated by both automotive and art enthusiasts collectively. Throughout his life, Richard has been drawn to the design and romance of classic, racecars and modern machines. His paintings capture not just the reflections and sensual shapes but the instinctive celebration of the automotive lifestyle. Richard was selected to paint “Fusion Sunset” for Porsche Financial Services Scottsdale, Arizona Fusion sales event. This Limited Edition Print was awarded to the top 2016 outstanding Fusion Winners, based on their extraordinary commitment to the Porsche brand. The original painting will hang in the Porsche corporate offices.
The Porsche Car Show Winners
The people’s choice overall winners were Nancy and Lionel Leathers with their 1977 911 Carrera S 3.0
Joe Still – 2016 GT4 – GT2 / GT3 / GT4 / SPYDER
Ken Meredith, Springfield, TN – 2012 Turbo S 918 Edition – 996 / 997 (1999-2012)
Doug Dowdell, Duluth, GA – 1970 914-16 – All 914
Robert Matthews, Decatur, AL – 1968 912 – 911 / 912
Kevin McAbee – 2016 Macan S – Cayenne / Panamera / Macan
Bob Trieber, Killen, AL -2017 718 – Cayman – Boxtser / Cayman)
Tino Bethig, Athens, AL – 1990 911 – 911 (1989-1998)
Lionel & Nancy Leathers, Winfield, AL – 1977 911 Carrera S 3.0 – 911 / 912 (1974-1989)
James Cambron – 2016 911 Turbo S – 991 (2012-2017)
Suzanne Fowler, Huntsville, AL – 1965 356C – All 356