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Event Information

Hosted by Austin Schnell Fest
Location COTA
Event Dates 09/07/18 - 09/09/18
Registration Dates 07/20/18 12:00 PM (opens)
(central time zone)

09/08/18 08:00 AM (closes)
(central time zone)
Description All official event information can be found at the event website Please visit that site for detailed information concerning all aspects of the event.

This Porsche Club of America Driver Education event is a joint presentation of the Hill Country, Lone Star and Maverick Regions - PCA and the Houston Chapter BMW-CCA.  Drivers of every make are invited to participate, and membership in PCA or BMW-CCA is not necessary.

• All run groups will run Friday/Saturday/Sunday. No two or one day registrations.
• 28 Formula 1 Garages will be available for rental. We will offer 1/4 garage spots for $300 for the weekend. Limit 4 per Registrant.
• No individual day garage spot rentals.
• Beginner and novice drivers will be instructed.  This means that an experienced PCA, BMW-CCA or other marque driving instructor will be with these students in the right seat of their car while on track.  Our instructors use helmet communicators to communicate with their students. 
• Advanced run group drivers can also request instruction.
• More information is available on the event website:
• Questions: contact or 512-497-1111.
Refund Policy Cancellations received by Noon Central Time on August 24th will receive a full refund.  Persons who cancel later than that deadline will receive a refund only if we are able to fill your spot with another driver by Noon Central Time on August 31st.  If we are unable to fill your spot with another driver prior to Noon Central Time on August 31st, then you will not receive a refund - no exceptions.  Registrations received after August 24 are subject to the above policy! If you do not show up for the event you will not receive a refund. 
The Schnell Fest event website contains a link to COTA’s Rules: http://austinschnellfest. clubregistration. net/cotaRules. pdf.  COTA’s Rules specifically state that each driver will be responsible for all costs arising from repair of the COTA Facility property arising from damage due to his/her actions.  The COTA Rules linked above contain a specific schedule of damage fees for damage to asphalt, guard rails, tire barriers, fencing, etc.  By registering for this event you acknowledge that you have read the COTA Rules, you are familiar with the COTA charges for damages to the COTA Facility, and agree that if your actions cause damage to COTA Facilities you will pay COTA damages according to their schedule, or for unscheduled damages you will pay COTA the damage amounts they require.  Further, you agree to indemnify Hill Country Region-PCA, Lone Star Region-PCA, Maverick Region-PCA and Houston Chapter BMW-CCA for any claims brought against them for damages to COTA Facilities caused by your actions. 

Event Fees

Entry Type Fee Description
Sharing car $350.00 Only if pre-approved by DE Chair
Student $945.00 All Student Run Groups.
Instructor $300.00 Increased to $300 on 7/31/18 at 10:06PM
Instructor not driving $0.00 Approved instructors not driving, only instructing
Event Staff $0.00 Only for event staff pre-designated by DE Chair.

Event Options

Event Options Fee
1/4 garage option
Formula 1 garages will be available for rental by participants. A garage can hold up to six cars. We will not rent individual day or two-day garage spots. Garage spot rental is identical to that of registration priority; it's not when you register for a garage spot(s), it's when you pay that determines your priority. If you are assigned a garage spot or spots, roughly one week before the event we will advise you of your garage assignment.

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