Southern Wörthersee 2014: Helen, GA

Written by Randi Bentia | Photos by Michael Watson The Volkwagen Audi Group (VAG) community has either heard of or participated in the event titled, "Wörthersee". The Wörthersee Tour in Reifnitz, Austria is the largest gathering of VAG enthusiasts in the world. Here in North America, the team at H2O Tuning hosts Southern Wörthersee, also known as SOWO, in the Bavarian-themed town of Helen, Georgia. On May 18-19, 2014, the event brought together cars and fans of the European car market, but many people and Japanese import cars were also seen in attendance, of which also appreciated the European atmosphere.…

Texas IASCA Judge's Training Seminar A Big Success

The IASCA Judge’s Training course at Soundscape Car Audio in Plano, TX on the weekend of April 22nd had more than 20 people attending the course from all around the region, including attendees from Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma. Day 1 focused on two main subjects; “What it means to be an IASCA Judge” and Sound Quality. Attendees were treated to special guest speakers James Feltenberger, long time IASCA Judge and Trainer, and Nick Wingate of Orca; Feltenberger’s and Wingate’s wealth of knowledge in IASCA dates back to IASCA’s inception in the late 1980s and the information provided gave attendees a…

MECA Sizzles at The Vinny

Lebanon, TennesseeJuly 11, 2010 The James E. Ward Ag Center & Fairgrounds in Lebanon, TN was shakin’ as MECAheads from 10 states gathered for SQL, SPL, and Show & Shine contests at “The Vinny”. It’s an annual event hosted by MECA Charter Member, Vinny Taylor, who is also one of MECA’s top SQL Judges. He shells out the dough to make this happen, with big trophies, and $1000 in prize money for the Top 3 scores in Sound Quality and Sound Pressure contests. Steve Cook (Team Audio X/Zapco) from Florence, AL, earned $250 for the highest SQ score of the…

CMN Car Show 2014: Gurnee, IL

The 2nd annual CMN Car, Bike and Truck Show was hosted by Terminal Velocity at Sam's Club in Gurnee, IL on Sunday, June 1, 2014. All vehicle make and modes were welcome for a good cause; donations were encouraged in support of the Children's Miracle Network. Throughout the day, prizes were raffled between the people that donated. Words by Randi Bentia. Photos by Ray Flores Words by Randi Bentia. Photos by Ray Flores…