Eli's Block Party Car Show
March 19, 2022 in Athens, Alabama
WE ARE MOVING!! Thanks to you, we've outgrown our lot. Check back for our new location.
What started in 2013 as just a bunch of nice people with cool cars coming together to show their rides to a sick little boy has grown into an organized showcase, attracting hundreds of cars, and is the namesake of the foundation.
BIG BLOCKS AND SMALL BLOCKS
Rev your engines and shine your bumpers for the 9th annual Eli’s Block Party! March 19, 2022! Big blocks and small blocks, bring them all to the Block Party. Event details are developing, so be sure to check back often or subscribe to our social media channels. Vendor information is located here.
To park in the show area, you must register and pay for either Cruise-In or Judged. The show parking area is for paid participants only. Otherwise, you are a guest no matter how cool your car is because this is a fundraiser.
Event times are 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (awards at 1:30 p.m.) March 19, 2022.
We outgrew our location! Thanks to you guys, we are growing! We will be moving in 2022, so join our social media and watch this page for the update.
Pre-registration for judged participation is $20 and Cruise-In is $10 with an opportunity to pre-order an event T-shirt with pre-registration
(Deadline for t-shirt order is March 1. No extra shirts available at the event, must pre-register and pre-order).
Day-of registration is $25 for judged participants; $15 for Cruise-in.
Registration 8 a.m. to a strict 11 a.m. for judging purposes; Cruise-in noon.
Open Car Show/All Makes and Models, Motorcycles, Off-Road, anything special with wheels and some kind of motor.
Featured in 2022: The Truck (Passenger/Private Class).
Judged parking and Cruise-in parking for show and shine (must pay to park).
We are growing so much that we are moving to a Top 40 award system (Top 20, then Top 21-40). Best of Show and Best of Featured class will remain, plus popular choices and our Headlight Hero's Choice. We will also award the Best Story and Top Club (We want to know why your car is special.).
Prize drawings every hour, plus $100 cash every hour for registered participants only
Goodie bags for registered participants while supplies last
- The Mustang Man Joseph Scott at the mic.
- Smokin' Box BBQ
- Various vendors
This is a rain or shine event. There are no refunds because of the expense to prepare. We will abide by state and local ordinances in relation to the COVID pandemic. Individuals are responsible for taking the proper precautions to protect themselves as needed and preferred. This is an outside event with bathrooms located inside the building. We ask that each person at our event be respectful of others' opinions regarding masking.
Eli's Ride & Remember
August 7, 2021 in Athens, Alabama
Join us for the 4th Annual Eli's Ride & Remember August 7, 2021. Take this opportunity to enjoy a cruise and reflect on the lives of those who have passed on due to cancer. Eli passed away August 5, 2017. We will remember him and others during a cruise. The cruise launches at 3 p.m. from the Athens Sportsplex. Final destination TBD. This is a free event, but donations are appreciated. There is no registration. Join us for the cruise or at either end of the journey!
Sportsplex Charity Car Show
October 9, 2021 in Athens, Alabama
Thanks to the Limestone County Mustang Club (of which Eli was a member), EBP has been the beneficiary of the Athens Sportsplex Charity Car Show in the past. The show is hosted and run by members of the Mustang Club. Traditionally, it is a "Show and Shine" event with cash prize drawings and 50/50 tickets. It attracts hundreds of vehicles with a variety of unique and interesting makes and models. All proceeds go to the charity being featured. Registration is the day of the event and is typically $10. Vendors are welcome and should contact Joseph Scott. Food is provided by the concession stand at the Sportsplex.