After visiting events in Germany like Bad Camberg and Hessisch Oldendorf, we wanted to bring an old German atmosphere together with strictly Vintage Volkswagens. The Phoenix Club in Anaheim, California is a true "old school" German Cultural Club, as well as the perfect host for an event like this. The So Cal Vintage Treffen is limited to 1961 and earlier "small taillight" Beetles and Busses, 1959 and earlier "low light" Karmann Ghias, Military Vehicles and early coachbuilts. Our first event held in September 2007 turned out to be a big success, and the plan is to hold it every other year opposite the Solvang Vintage Meet put on by the Golden Gate Chapter of the VVWCA. So if you have an old VW collecting dust in the garage and you want to show it off, or if you're just looking for an excuse to have an authentic German Bratwurst and beer... the So Cal Vintage Treffen is just the place for you.

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2015 Results UPLOADED!!!




6th International So-Cal Vintage VW Treffen

September 2017!!
(exact date to be determined)

Car Show/Vendor Gate opens @ 6:00 am
Spectator Gate opens @ 8:00 am
Show Judging ends, Ballots due @ 11:00 am
German Dancers and Entertainment @ 1:00 pm
Car Show Awards @ 3:00 pm



Spectator Admission $10 
(kids 12 and under free)

Standard Car Show Entry $20
(includes car and driver)

Deluxe Car Show Entry $60
(includes car and driver + 1 passenger)

Vendor/Swap Spot $40
(Includes 2 people)



The Phoenix Club
1340 S. Sanderson Avenue
Anaheim, California 92806
(714) 563-4166

 Hotel Info 

2550 E. Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA  92806

The Ayres Hotel will be the recommended hotel for the 6th International Southern California Vintage VW Treffen. The hotel offers a great European atmosphere, the closest one to the Phoenix Club, and within a reasonable walking distance.

Reservation Information:
Call (714) 634-2106 and mention "VW Treffen"




  All Participants from the 2015 Vintage VW Treffen   

Entry # Last First City St. Year Make/Model
001 Kircher Wendy Battle Ground Wa 1948 Beetle
002 Davis Tracy Los Angeles  Ca 1957 Beetle Sedan
003 Clark Rick Salinas Ca. 1954 Double Door Panel Bus
004 Albrecht John Cypress Ca 1961 Double Cab
005 Alvarez Tony Orange Ca 1953 Pre- A Porsche 356
006 Merrill Mark Atherton Ca. 1958 Denzel
007 Merrill Mark Atherton Ca. 1953 Rometsch Taxi
008 Merrill Mark Atherton Ca. 1957 Rometsch Beskow
009 Sowersby Bob Irvine Ca 1953 Beetle
010 Mortimer Willie Newport Or. 1952 Zwitter Sunroof
011 Keesling Pete San Martin Ca 1954 Barndoor Bus
012 Niedernhofer Tom Lafayette Ca 1956 Sunroof Beetle
013 Kimball Richard Tustin Ca 1957 "Ovals Only" Sunroof Beetle
014 Robertson Casey Buena Park Ca 1960 Double Cab
015 Arellano Jesse Lake Elsinore Ca 1957 Sunroof Beetle
016 Henderson Chris Fallbrook Ca 1956 Double Door Panel bus
017 Elo Laszlo Port Hueneme Ca 1952 Zwitter  
018 Erkelens Mark Lancaster Ca 1956 Beelte
019 Arredondo Alex Chino Hills Ca 1955 Beetle
020 Buford Andy Tusitn Ca. 1961 Deluxe Micro bus
021 Ouwersloot Erik Montrose Ca 1958 Enzman 506
022 Burkhardt Russell Riverside Ca 1958 Sunroof Beetle
023 Grant Jeff Mission Viejo Ca 1953 Beetle
024 Cambio Gary Glendora Ca    
025 Cardoso Eddie Bonita Ca 1947 Splitwindow
026 Carlson Randy Aguanga Ca 1961 Beetle "Rosenstiel Coupe"
027 Hernandez Jamie Cerritos Ca 1956 Beetle
028 Carr Clay Costa Mesa Ca 1958 Sunroof Beetle
029 Leininger Rusty Westminster Ca 1956 Beetle
030 Espinoza Frank Westminster Ca 1955 Beetle Cabriolet
031 Fiedler Bert Whittier Ca 1957 Karmann Ghia
032 Ceja Jose Santa Ana Ca 1953 Beetle
033 Copp Lenny Fullerton Ca 1952 Cabriolet Beetle
034 Dannan  Gene Las Vegas Nv 1954 Beetle
035 Makepeace Steve Yorba Linda Ca 1952 Orange Beetle
036 Malamut Mike Thousand Oaks Ca 1955 Rometchs Convertible
037 Delgado Ken Monrovia Ca 1956 Beetle
038 Donbroske Keith Orange Ca 1961 Beetle
039 Epperly Daniel San Diego Ca 1959 Westfalia SO-23
040 Fall Ed Salt Lake City Ut 1961 Porsche Notchback Coupe
041 Beecher Steve Huntington Beach Ca 1952 Beetle
042 McFarland Spencer Carson Ca 1954 Beetle w/ trailer
043 Ferreira Jacin San Jose Ca 1960 Double Cab
044 Spohn Rick San Martin Ca    
045 Zarate Tony La Habra Ca 1955 Beetle
046 Schuler Karl Laguna Beach Ca 1952 Sunroof Beetle
047 Ritch Kimble Lake Forest Ca 1954 Standard Beetle
048 Fisher Chris Upland Ca 1960 Beetle
049 Schmit Sebastian Temecula Ca 1957 Sunroof Beetle
050 Schuler Karl Laguna Beach Ca 1953 Sedan
051 Greenfield Jr. Jim Buena park Ca 1951 Beetle
052 Slack Randy Phoenix Az. 1951 Deluxe Sunroof Beetle
053 Thomas Rob  Bonita Ca 1956 Rag top beetle
054 Pablo Glenn Sab Diego Ca 1954 Deluxe Beetle Sunroof
055 Alvarez Art San Clemente Ca 1955 Porsche Speedster
056 Buford Andy Tusitn Ca. 1956 Porsche A coupe
057 Fox Penelope Tustin Ca 1957 Convertible Beetle
058 Johnson Kevin Glendora Ca 1958 Deluxe Bus
059 Ruiz Luis Lancaster Ca 1959 Karmann Ghia
060 Fleming Ron Yorba Linda Ca 1960 Sunroof Beetle
061 Berg Dee     1952 Split Window
062 Frain Lee Newport Beach Ca 1953 Sedan
063 Godin Jeffrey San Pedro Ca 1956 Beetle
064 Fuentes Robert Chula Vista Ca 1956 Beetle
065 Galvan Eddie Redondo Beach Ca 1960 Convertible Beetle
066 Morris Richie Fullerton Ca 1961 Camper Bus
067 Gamble Geoffrey Tracy Ca 1958 Beetle
068 Zumstein Michelle Stanton Ca 1956 Black Beetle
069 Giai Pascal San Diego Ca 1960 Bus
070 Gilmore Max Santa Ana Ca 1961 Sunroof Beetle
071 Granados Shawn Oxnard Ca 1959 Cabriolet Beetle
072 Grangruth Todd Menifee Ca 1959 Beetle
073 Herrick Chris Roseville Ca    
074 Greenfield Sr. Jim Buena park Ca 1960 SInglecab
075 Clifford Gary Fresno Ca. 1951 Beetle
076 Guitierrez Rafael Placentia Ca 1956 Telefunken Bus
077 Guzman Robert Los Angeles  Ca 1953 Zwitter  
078 Herz Lee Huntington Beach Ca 1953 Sunroof Zwitter
079 Conklin Brian Orange Ca 1955 Red Beetle
080 Johnson Rick Anaheim hills Ca 1950 Beetle
081 Johnson Rick Anaheim hills Ca 1956 Porsche Speedster
082 Johnston Mike Anaheim  Ca 1961 Beetle
083 Joseph Dustin Huntington Beach Ca 1957 Beetle
084 Kunkel  Alex Lemon Grove Ca 1954 Beetle
085 Kloss Hans Chino Hills Ca 1954 Single Cab
086 Kunkel  Mark Lemon Grove Ca 1955 Beetle
087 Kyllingstad Steve Cypress Ca 1955 Sedan
088 Lazenby John Garden Grove Ca 1960 Sedan
089 Lee Robert San Clemente Ca 1958 Dove Blue bus
090 Leffingwell West & Johannah Encinitas Ca 1951 Sedan
091 Leon Eddie Murrieta Ca 1956 23 Window RHD Deluxe
092 Litchie Rick Santa Ana Ca 1956 Sunroof Beetle
093 Drake John St Helens Or. 1957 Beetle w/ trailer
094 Gaylord Douglas San Diego Ca 1955 23 window Deluxe
095 Lo Gudice Jim Litchfield Park Az. 1952 Cabriolet Beetle
096 Mckenzie Larry San Leandro Ca 1960 Singlecab
097 Mcnulty Pete Dana Point  Ca 1961 Camper Bus
098 Kimball Andy Fullerton Ca 1957 Panel Bus
099 Montano Jerry Chino Hills Ca 1956 Beetle
100 Moore Tony and Carla Corona Ca 1956 Single Cab
101 Nath Dustin Fullerton Ca 1956 Beetle
102 Nguyen Paul Pomona  Ca 1951 Standard Beetle
103 Nolan Rick Long Beach Ca 1953 Sedan
104 Nye Stephen Santa Ana Ca 1960 Beetle
105 O'Cain Casey Torrance Ca 1957 Beetle
106 O'Connor James La Mesa Ca 1955 Sedan
107 Peters Jan Mountain View Ca 1955 Barndoor Bus
108 Phillips Gerry     1958 Porsche Speedster
109 Phillips Gerry     1952 Split Window Sedan
110 Reno Lynn Hesperia Ca 1958 Panel Bus
111 Ruiz Joe Newport Beach Ca 1959 Karmann Ghia
112 Ruiz Miguel Monrovia Ca 1959 Beetle
113 Safar David Buena Park Ca 1953 Beetle
114 Stahr Greg Tustin Ca 1957 Sunroof Beetle
115 Stanley Brian     1961 Beetle
116 Vasquez Tiger     1960 Beetle
117 Watanabe Shin Tustin Ca 1958 Beetle
118 Zagar Kevin San Diego Ca 1947 ?
119 Zagar Kevin San Diego Ca 1956 ?
120 Zepeda Danny San Bernardino Ca    
121 Bell Gary Irvine Ca 1957 Beetle
122 Randy Carlson Aguanga Ca 1952 Beetle
123 Batchelder Norm Newport Beach Ca 1957 Convertible Beetle
124 Albelaez Juan Chino   Ca 1952 Zwitter
125 Lopez Louis Glendora Ca 1956 Ovalwindow
126 Rick Larry Glendora Ca. 1955 Sedan
127 Pang Ivan Los Feliz Ca    
128 Benn Jamie Anaheim Hills Ca 1954 Singlecab
129 Benn Jamie Anaheim Hills Ca 1961 Deluxe 23 Window
200   Standard Entries        
201 Ortiz Joe Glendale Ca 1953 Beetle
202 Gangoy Maurice     1961 Kombi
203 Alton James San Dimas Ca 1958 Porsche Cabriolet
204 Pipoly Dave Long Beach Ca 1951 Hebmuller
205 Ordaz Chemo Oxnard Ca 1957 Convertible Beetle
206 Packer Glenn West Covina Ca 1957 Ovalwindow
207 Cameron Kelly Glendora Ca 1956 Beetle
208 Rosa Shaun Long Beach Ca 1955 RHD 23 window Deluxe
209 Wright Bruce Yorba Linda Ca 1957 Beetle
210 Banuelos Gilbert Apple Valley Ca 1957 Rag top beetle
211 Oglevie Scott Orange Ca 1952 Zwitter
212 Hernandez Xavier Long beach Ca 1960 Beetle



 Swap / Vendor Info   

Vendor and Swap spaces at the 2017 Vintage VW Treffen will be available! Each spot is aprox 15’x20’ and will include 2 Spectator Admissions. Any additional tickets can be purchased at the front gate for $10 each. Vendor/Swap spots will be $40 each and can be paid for at the gate Sunday morning. Spaces are on a first come first serve basis.

 Car Show Info 

**The Treffen will now allow 1961 and earlier Beetles and Buses!!!**

The So-Cal Vintage Treffen is limited to the first 200 cars registered. This event in particular is specifically for 1961 and earlier "Small Taillight"  Beetles and Buses, 1959 and earlier "low light" Karmann Ghias, WWII Military and early VW Coachbuilts. Because of our limited room at the Phoenix Club, we have to limit the vehicle count to 200. If there are spots available after pre-registration closes, we will take entries the day of the event until our maximum capacity is reached.  

**For the Southern California Vintage VW Treffen we offer two levels of entry**

$60 Deluxe Entry: This will get both driver and one passenger (must be riding along in the car) and the vehicle. For your deluxe Entry you will be included in the judging portion of the event and receive the "goodie bag" including the limited edition, numbered car badge and event pin. If you have entered in a previous Treffen event and would like the same number as before, that can be arranged. Also, the vehicles picked to park in the Beer Garden and Festal-Tent will be chosen from our Deluxe Entries only. 


$20 Standard Entry: These entries will be sold at the gate, on the morning of the event, as space allows. Standard entry participants will be able to park inside on the grass along with all the other early vehicles. The Standard entry is for the guy who wants to show up and park inside, but not necessarily interested in receiving any of the limited edition goodies. Be advised that there will be limited Standard entries based on the number of pre-registered Deluxe entries.


Each participant will receive a judging card to fill out and return to the car show registration booth. You are to vote for one car in each class except the class you are registered in. A first place and runner-up award will be given out for each class along with a few specialty awards to be determined later. 

 Show Classes

A1   Split Window - 1949 and earlier
A2   Split Window - 1950 to October 1952
A3   Split Window - “Zwitter” Oct ’52 to March ‘53
A4   Split Window - Convertible (including hebmuller)
A5   Split Window - Unrestored All Years
B1   Oval Window sedan - April 1953 – 1955
B2   Oval Window sedan - 1956 – 1957
B3   Oval Window Sunroof - All Years
B4   Oval Window Convertible - All Years
B5   Oval Window Unrestored - All Years
C1   Beetle Sedan - 1958-1961
C2   Beetle Sunroof - 1958-1961
C3   Beetle Convertible - 1958-1961
C4   Beetle Unrestored - 1958-1961
D1   Karmann Ghia coupe - 1959 and earlier
D2   Karmann Ghia convertible - 1959 and earlier
E1   Barndoor - Passenger Bus
E2   Barndoor - Commercial Bus
E3   Post Barndoor - Passenger Bus
E4   Post Barndoor - Commercial Bus
E5   Barndoor Bus - Unrestored
E6   Post Barndoor Bus - Unrestored
F1   Coachbuilt
G1   Porsche 356 A and earlier
H1   Military

Plus special awards for:
Oldest Car
- Longest Distance Traveled
- Best Original car
- Best Advertising Bus
- Best Display
- Best Outlaw
- "Kircher" Memorial award to the Best of Show

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