Annual Gambler’s Classic – All Corvette Car Show

May 12, 2022 ~ May 14, 2022
Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort and Casino in Laughlin, Nevada.

We are back… Bigger and better than ever!
Corvettes of Bakersfield presents a jam packed 3-day event with lots of fun things to do.

 

We are very excited to announce our special guest and speaker,

Richard Earl.

Platinum Sponsor

Overview

May 12, 2022 ~ May 14, 2022
Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort and Casino in Laughlin, Nevada.

Covettes of Bakersfield invites you to join us and make some lasting memories among many Corvette Friends. Gambler’s Classic 2022 includes a Fun Run, Poker Run, Scenic River Cruise, London Bridge Jet Boat Tour, Dinner River Boat Cruise and/or Private Cocktail Cruise and of course the all  Corvette Car Show.

Online registration is now live. Click on the link above to get your slot in this classic event.

We have limited block of rooms set aside. Make your hotel resevations early to get our special rate. Clik on the link above.

Check out our attached schedule of events for a list of times and places of all the events for the three days of the Gambler’s Classic. Costs for the optional events are on the registration form.

Corvettes of Bakersfield is a 501(c)3 – Non-Profit Public Charity and all proceeds from this event will benefit local charities and causes that the club supports. As a bonus, COB will,  give a donation (based on the number of entries) to the two clubs with most entries in the car show to a 501(c)3 charity of their choice.

Gold Sponsor

Thursday, May 12, 2022

  • 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM PRE PARKING
  • 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM VENDOR SHOW/EARLY REGISTRATION/RAFFLE/50-50 IN STARVIEW ROOM
  • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CORVETTES OF BAKERSFIELD MEET AND GREET – STARVIEW ROOM
    • HORS D’ OEUVRES, ENTERTAINMENT AND RAFFLE PRIZES

Chrome Sponsor

Friday, May 13, 2022

  • 7:00 AM – 6: 00 PM EVENT PARKING
  • 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM VENDOR SHOW AND REGISTRATION IN STARVIEW ROOM

 

  • 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM OPTIONAL LONDON BRIDGE BOAT TOUR – LIMITED TO 70 PEOPLE
    • HAVE 2 BOATS – ONE HOLDS APPROX. 40 (BIG BOAT) THE OTHER HOLDS 36 (SMALL BOAT)
      CHECK-IN 8:30 AM – 9:15 AM, BE ON DOCK BY 9:30 AM TO LOAD – LEAVE APPROX 9:30 AM
      ARRIVE LAKE HAVASU @11:30 AM-NOON
      FREE TIME TO SHOP/EAT
      LEAVE LAKE HAVASU: 1:30 PM-2:OO PM
      ARRIVE LAUGHLIN APPROX 4:00 PM
      COST: $95.00 PER PERSON
      CAN BRING FOOD, BEVERAGE W/COOLER AND CAN LEAVE ON BOAT
  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM FUN RUN TO OATMAN

 

  • 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM OPTIONAL LAUGHLIN SCENIC CRUISE – LIMITED TO 100 PEOPLE
    • TIME: 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
      COST: $15.00 PER PERSON
      SNACK/BAR FOOD LUNCH/FULL BAR AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON BOARD

 

  • 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM COCKTAIL HOUR / DINNER SEATING – DON LAUGHLIN CELEBRITY THEATER / STARVIEW ROOM
  • 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM DINNER
  • 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM ENTERTAINMENT

Saturday, May 14, 2022

  • 6:00 AM – 9:00 AM CAR SHOW PARKING – CLEAN/PREP CARS FOR SHOW
  • 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM LATE REGISTRATION/CHECK-IN/POKER HANDS STILL FOR SALE
  • 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM CAR SHOW
  • 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM POKER RUN
  • 3:00 PM  – ALL CARS BACK FROM POKER RUN

 

  • 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM OPTIONAL PRIVATE COCKTAIL CRUISE (50 PEOPLE MIN.)
    • TIME: 3:30 PM – 5:30P PM
      FULL SERVICE BAR, MUSIC, DANCING, COLD/HOT HORS D’OEUVRES AND DJ MUSIC
      COST: $48.00 PER PERSON + 18% GRATUITY
      NOTE: WE CAN SUBSITUTE COCKTAIL CRUISE FOR DINNER CRUISE TIME IF WE HAVE A FULL
      B***NOTE: THEY ARE HAVE NEW BOAT BUILT. EXPECTED COMPLETION APPROX JULY 2021. CANNOT
      RESERVE FOR MAY. 2022 AT THIS TIME.
      NEW BOAT WILL HAVE A CAPACITY OF APPOX 80 PEOPLE.
      PRICES WILL INCREASE WITH NEW BOAT. THEY DO NOT HAVE PRICING AT THIS TIME.
      OLD BOAT WILL GO AWAY.

 

  • 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM AWARDS CEREMONY – DON LAUGHLIN CELEBRITY THEATER

 

  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM OPTIONAL LAUGHLIN DINNER CRUISE – LIMITED TO 50 PEOPLE
    • TIME: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM ALL DINNERS AT $52 PER PERSON ($7 + FEE FOR PRIME RIB) + 18% GRATUITY