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.




September 13th, 2015

5th International So-Cal Vintage Treffen

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 5th 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 Group Code VW0911
Reservations must be made by August 14th, 2015

**Hotel sold out for Friday Night**
Rooms still available for Saturday and Sunday
Call today to make your reservations, rooms are going fast!



"Deluxe" Pre-Registered Entries for 2015   

John Albrecht Cypress Ca 1961 Double Cab
Jesse Arellano Lake Elsinore Ca 1957 Sunroof Beetle
Alex Arredondo Chino Hills Ca 1955 Beetle
Dee Berg  Anaheim  Ca 1952 Split Window
Andy Buford Tusitn Ca. 1956 Porsche A coupe
Andy Buford Tusitn Ca. 1961 Deluxe Micro bus
Clay Carr Costa Mesa Ca 1958 Sunroof Beetle
Jose Ceja Santa Ana Ca 1953 Beetle
Rick Clark Salinas Ca. 1954 Double Door Panel Bus
Gary Clifford Fresno Ca. 1951 Beetle
Brian Conklin Orange Ca 1955 Red Beetle
Tracy Davis Los Angeles  Ca 1957 Beetle Sedan
Laszlo Elo Port Hueneme Ca 1952 Zwitter  
Frank Espinoza Westminster Ca 1955 Beetle Cabriolet
Ed Fall Salt Lake City Ut 1961 Porsche Notchback Coupe
Jacin Ferreira San Jose Ca 1960 Double Cab
Bert Fiedler Whittier Ca 1957 Karmann Ghia
Ron Fleming Yorba Linda Ca 1960 Sunroof Beetle
Penelope Fox Tustin Ca 1957 Convertible Beetle
Douglas Gaylord San Diego Ca 1955 23 window Deluxe
Pascal Giai San Diego Ca 1960 Bus
Max Gilmore Santa Ana Ca 1961 Sunroof Beetle
Jim Greenfield Jr. Buena park Ca 1951 Beetle
Jim Greenfield Sr. Buena park Ca 1960 SInglecab
Robert Guzman Los Angeles  Ca 1953 Zwitter  
Chris Henderson Fallbrook Ca 1956 Double Door Panel bus
Jamie Hernandez Cerritos Ca 1956 Beetle
Lee Herz Huntington Beach Ca 1953 Sunroof Beetle
Lee Herz Huntington Beach Ca 1953 Zwitter  
Rick Johnson Anaheim hills Ca 1956 Porsche Speedster
Kevin Johnson Glendora Ca 1958 Deluxe Bus
Rick Johnson Anaheim hills Ca 1950 Beetle
Mike Johnston Anaheim  Ca 1961 Beetle
Dustin Joseph Huntington Beach Ca 1957 Beetle
Pete Keesling San Martin Ca 1954 Barndoor Bus
Steve Killingstad Cypress Ca 1955 Sedab
Richard Kimball Tustin Ca 1957 "Ovals Only" Sunroof Beetle
John Lazenby Garden Grove Ca 1960 Sedan
Rusty Leininger Westminster Ca 1956 Beetle
Rick Litchie Santa Ana Ca 1956 Sunroof Beetle
Mike Malamut Thousand Oaks Ca 1955 Rometchs Convertible
Spencer McFarland Carson Ca 1954 Beetle w/ trailer
Larry Mckenzie San Leandro Ca 1960 Singlecab
Pete Mcnulty Dana Point  Ca 1961 Camper Bus
Mark Merrill Atherton Ca. 1943 Schwimmwagen
Mark Merrill Atherton Ca. 1958 Denzel
Mark Merrill Atherton Ca. 1953 Rometsch Taxi
Jerry Monyano Chino Hills Ca 1956 Beetle
Tony and Carla Moore Corona Ca 1956 Single Cab
Richie Morris Fullerton Ca 1961 Camper Bus
Dustin Nath Fullerton Ca 1956 Beetle
Paul Nguyen Pomona  Ca 1951 Standard Beetle
Tom Niedernhofer Lafayette Ca 1956 Sunroof Beetle
Stephen Nye Santa Ana Ca 1960 Beetle
James O'Connor La Mesa Ca 1955 Sedan
Erik Ouwersloot Montrose Ca 1958 Enzman 506
Gerry Phillips     1958 Porsche Speedster
Gerry Phillips     1952 Split Window Sedan
Lynn Reno Hesperia Ca 1958 Panel Bus
Kimble Ritch Lake Forest Ca 1954 Standard Beetle
Casey Robertson Buena Park Ca 1960 Double Cab
Luis Ruiz Lancaster Ca 1959 Karmann Ghia
Sebastian Schmit Temecula Ca 1957 Sunroof Beetle
Karl Schuler Laguna Beach Ca 1952 Sunroof Beetle
Karl Schuler Laguna Beach Ca 1953 Sedan
Randy Slack Phoenix Az. 1951 Deluxe Sunroof Beetle
Bob Sowersby Irvine Ca 1953 Beetle
Brian Stanley     1961 Beetle
Shin Watanabe Tustin Ca 1958 Beetle
Tony Zarate La Habra Ca 1955 Beetle
Danny Zepeda San Bernardino Ca    



 Swap / Vendor Info   

Vendor and Swap spaces at the 2015 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 

**New for 2015, 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. 
now open!
Click here to download the Deluxe Treffen Entry Form


$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 and register for the show. 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 "driven", Best Original car, Best Advertising Bus, Best display,

Support the people who support the hobby!










 2013 Car Show Results 

A1 - Split Window 1949 and earlier

1st Kohrogi Bros - Hermosa Beach, Ca.
Runner Up no entries

A3 - Split Window "Zwitter"
1st Richie Morris - Fullerton, Ca.
Runner Up Laszlo Elo - Port Hueneme, Ca.

A5 - Split Window Unrestored All Years
1st Ismael Membreno - Los Angeles, Ca.
Runner Up John Kloss - Chino Hills, Ca.

B2 - Oval Window Sedan 1956-1957
1st David Gaulke - Orange, Ca.
Runner Up Leif Christensen - Phoenix, Az.

B4 - Oval Window Convertible All Years
1st Frank Espinoza - Westminster, Ca.
Runner Up Norm Batchelder - Newport Beach, Ca.

C1 - Karmann Ghia Coupe 1959 and Earlier
1st Bert Fiedler - Whittier, Ca.
Runner Up Raul Troncoso - Rosemead, Ca.

D1 - Barndoor Passenger Bus
1st Eric Henrikson - Folsom, Ca.
Runner Up Carlos Avina - Santa Ana, Ca.

D3 - Post Barndoor Passenger Bus
1st Scott McWilliams - Vista, Ca.
Runner Up Bryan Davidson - Huntington Beach, Ca.

D5 - Barndoor Bus Unrestored
1st no entries
Runner Up no entries

E1 - Vintage Custom All Models
1st Mark Erkelans - Lancaster, Ca.
Runner Up Ray Robinson - Thousand Oaks, Ca.

G1 - Coachbuilt
1st Erik Meyer - San Luis Obispo, Ca.
Runner Up Erik Ouwersloot - Montrose, Ca.

"Oldest Car"
Steve Beecher - Huntington Beach, Ca.
1947 Beetle

"Best Original Car"
Rick Spohn - San Martin, Ca
1957 Beetle

A2 - Split Window 1950 to October 1952
1st Gary Clifford - Fresno, Ca.
Runner Up Randy Slack - Phoenix, Az.

A4 - Split Window Convertible All Years
1st Mike Malamut - Thousand Oaks, Ca.
Runner Up no entries

B1 - Oval Window Sedan April 1953-1955
1st Kimble Ritch - Lake Forest, Ca.
Runner Up Steve Myers - Acton, Ca.

B3 - Oval Window Sunroof All Years
1st Louie Hernandez - Corona, Ca.
Runner Up Tom Niedernhofer - Oakland, Ca.

B5 - Oval Window Unrestored All Years
1st Robert Peters - Sierra Madre, Ca.
Runner Up Rick Spohn - San Martin, Ca.

C2 - Karmann Ghia Convertible 1959 and Earlier
1st Mike Malamut - Thousand Oaks, Ca.
Runner Up Mario Rios - Rialto, Ca.

D2 - Barndoor Commercial Bus
1st no entries
Runner Up
no entries.

D4 - Post Barndoor Commercial Bus
1st Peter Keesling - San Martin, Ca.
Runner Up Jimmy Perez - Pico Rivera, Ca.

D6 - Post Barndoor Bus Unrestored
1st no entries
Runner Up no entries

F1 - Porsche 356 A and pre-A
1st James Alton - San Dimas, Ca.
Runner Up Kelly Whittemore - Menifee, Ca.

H1 - Military
1st no entries
Runner Up no entries

"Longest Distance Driven"
Willie Mortimer - Newport, Or.

"Best Display"
Tracy Davis - Los Angeles, Ca.



"The Kircher"
This award in memory of our dear friend Erich Kircher.

This award is picked by the Treffen promoters and goes to their favorite car of the show.

This years award went to Erik Anderson from Fallbrook, Ca with his beautiful 1956 Coral Red Oval Window beetle.