Studerbaker Drivers Club, Inc.

The Studebaker Drivers Club was founded on August 6, 1962 by the late Harry Barnes along with Norah Barnes, Tony Caralla, Harold E. Kraft, Arthur J. McIntyre, Ronald L. Nelson & Robert E. Schaffrath. STUDEBAKER HISTORY LINKS Following are a few websites having more on Studebaker history -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "The Studebaker Story" (Studebaker National Museum) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "From Horses To Horsepower" (Smithsonian Institution) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Wikipedia (Online Encyclopedia) The purpose of the Studebaker Drivers Club (SDC) was, and continues to be, to honor the Studebaker automobile and all of the Studebaker-related products. The SDC sponsors an annual International Meet where Studebaker owners from across North America bring their Studebakers and families for a week of fun, showing their vehicles, sharing information and memories, and even participate in concours judging. The SDC International Meets are hosted by a local SDC chapter and held in various locations. For example, in 2001, the meet was held in Red Wing, Minnesota. In 2004, the SDC was in Charlotte, North Carolina and Spokane, Washington hosted the 2005 Meet. The 2006 Meet was held in Omaha, Nebraska. The annual SDC International Meet is an important and popular event for SDC members, local SDC chapters and classic car fans everywhere. For more information on the 2007 International Meet in South Bend, Indiana, CLICK HERE. In addition, the SDC is organized into several zones, each zone having an annual Zone Meet that attracts Studebakers from across their area and beyond . Like the International Meet, all Zone Meets offer a number of activities, as well as a "display only" and concours judged car show. To look at the schedule for upcoming SDC Zone Meets, CLICK HERE. Across the US, Canada, and around the world, there are more than 100 chartered SDC local chapters. Each local chapter conducts a broad variety of events throughout the the year, ranging from cruises to car shows and picnics to poker runs. Membership in the Studebaker Drivers Club is a prerequisite for joining a local chapter. Most SDC members are also members of at least one local chapter. To find and join a local chapter near you, CLICK HERE. To find an SDC chapter or Studebaker club outside of North America, CLICK HERE to go to the worldwide page. You don't have to own a Studebaker in order to join the Studebaker Drivers Club, you just have to have an interest in them. Of course, if you own a Studebaker vehicle, whether factory stock or modified, you'll really benefit from an SDC membership, not the least of which is a subscription to our award-winning monthly magazine, Turning Wheels. For more on Turning Wheels, CLICK HERE. We invite you join our more than 12,500 members around the world. You can join the SDC securely online 24/7.



Maple Grove, Minnesota