Club News

Top Gear America taping

Top Gear America taping

COCSD members Tom Kelly, Greg Magill, Craig Moya and Randy Standke were joined by San Diego Miata Club member Greg Lee on a road trip to Las Vegas to participate in the taping of the new Top Gear America television series.  The group drove up on Sunday, May 14 and were in the audience for the MondayRead More...
Presidents’ Run

Presidents’ Run

When you live in San Diego, it is very easy to take days with perfect weather for granted.  Yes, we suffered through a “brutal” winter. It rained for an entire day!  But as soon as spring arrived, we were back to days of sunshine and temperatures in the mid to upper 70s.  On Sunday, April 2nd, the wRead More...
St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2017

St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2017

On March 11, 2017 COCSD, the official car club of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, carried the parade dignitaries and bonnie lasses. More details will follow.  So, check back later.  But for now, enjoy some of the photos taken of the event. Read More...
K1 Speed Challenge VI

K1 Speed Challenge VI

The COCSD Racing Team completely dominated the sixth K1 Speed Challenge, held Saturday, March 4th at K1 Speed - San Diego.  COCSD swept the top three positions, finishing with 75 points.  The BMWCCA San Diego Chapter won 16 points and the San Diego Miata Club had 10. As has been the case with theRead More...
Hawk Watch & Cordiano Winery Run

Hawk Watch & Cordiano Winery Run

Eunice Magill organized the Hawk Watch & Cordiano Winery Run on February 25, 2017. Members and guests attending were: Keith Kingsley, Gloria Jones, Eunice Magill, Greg Magill, Gilbert Peet, George Dauphine, Diane Dauphine, Napoleon White, Dawn & Randy Standke with Granddaughter Zoe, LindaRead More...
February 2017 General Meeting / Award Winners

February 2017 General Meeting / Award Winners

The Corvette Owners Club of San Diego had their February 2017 meeting at the Corvette Diner, in historic Liberty Station, near Point Loma.  This was the first time we held a meeting here.  We were in the Galaxy Room.  It was a lot of fun, but maybe a little cozy in terms of the size of the room.  SoRead More...
2017 Board of Directors

2017 Board of Directors

The election of the 2017 Board of Directors took place at the December general meeting.  The elected Board members are: President:  Craig Moya Vice President:  Steven Hucik Treasurer:  Tom Kelly Secretary:  Bob Pratt Activities Chairperson:  George Dauphine Historian:  David Baker Read More...
2016 Awards Nominations

2016 Awards Nominations

The Board of Directors has made the following nominations for the 2016 awards.  Voting to determine the award winners will take place at the December general meeting on the 10th. Perpetual Award Highest honor given to an eligible member or couple who are most active in leadership, chairing eveRead More...
Vettes for Veterans All-Corvette Car Show

Vettes for Veterans All-Corvette Car Show

North Coast Vettes (NCV) hosted the annual Vettes for Veterans All-Corvette Car Show on Saturday, November 5.  Several COCSD members were in attendance, meeting the "challenge" issued by the NCV to match their registrations for our Main Street America show in July. Most of us met up at the MissioRead More...
KUSI Morning News

KUSI Morning News

COCSD members Sam Campbell (2017, Gen. 7), Paul Fitch (2013, Gen. 6), Steve Hucik (1989, Gen. 4), Greg Magill (1972, Gen. 3), Jim Mellos (2014, Gen. 7), Craig Moya (2001, Gen. 5) and Scott Norton (1967, Gen. 2) made an appearance on the KUSI morning news on Friday, Sept. 9.   They were there with thRead More...
Sam Campbell's Grand Sport at the National Corvette Museum

Sam Campbell's Grand Sport at the National Corvette Museum

COCSD member Sam Campbell ordered a new 2017 Grand Sport and found out it was one of the first to come off the line at Bowling Green.  When the Museum published photos of a Grand Sport being prepped for a Museum delivery, it was very apparent that it was Sam's Corvette. Sam and his daughter have Read More...
Village Walk "Summer Sunday"

Village Walk "Summer Sunday"

For several years, Village Walk at Eastlake has invited the Corvette Owners Club of San Diego to be the featured car club at one of its "Summer Sundays" events.  In exchange for bringing 18-20 COCSD Corvettes out for a 5 pm to 7 pm display, Village Walk pays the Club $200. In addition to our CorvRead More...
2016 Inaugural Cruise

2016 Inaugural Cruise

The Ballad of COCSD: Sixty Years in the Making Sixty years ago, something very special happened. A group of Corvette lovers got together and created the Corvette Owners Club of San Diego in order to enjoy what has become America’s iconic sports car and a dream car for many. Years of fun runs, paradRead More...
HRE Experience
K1 Speed Challenge V

K1 Speed Challenge V

The fifth K1 Speed Challenge was held on Saturday, February 20. The competition pitted members of COCSD against members of the San Diego Miata Club (SDMC) and Corvettes of San Diego (CoSD). The race format was the same as previous Challenges, using K1 Speed’s mini-Grand Prix. Each club had its owRead More...
Grand Canyon/Valentine's Day Trip

Grand Canyon/Valentine's Day Trip

On Friday, February 12, COCSD members Jeff and Kerry Butler, Sam and Beth Campbell, Lee and Pat Caudel, George and Diane Dauphine, Tom Kelly and Marie DeMarbiex, Howard and Terry Kendall, Keith Kingsley and Gloria Jones, Jim and Viki Lassiter, Bob Pratt and brother Ken, Mike and Christine Wilbanks, Read More...
St. Patrick's Day Parade

St. Patrick's Day Parade

ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE SATURDAY MARCH 12, 2016 Celebrating “Commemoration for the 1916 Easter Rising” BE TOP’O THE MORNING (MEET AT 9:00AM)  AT THE YE OLD BALBOA HOSPITAL PARKING LOT (NORTHEAST CORNER OF PRESIDENT’S WAY AND PARK BLVD) BRING YOUR FINEST STEED (CORVETTE) DECKED Read More...
Magic Castle Run/Getty Museum/Reagan Library

Magic Castle Run/Getty Museum/Reagan Library

We hear, from time to time, “Corvettes are all show and no go”.  This is certainly not true about the Corvette and usually the result of jealousy and ignorance; a statement made by someone who has spent a fortune for something exotic and now is going to hate on your modestly priced supercar.  When wRead More...
January General Meeting/Chili Cookoff

January General Meeting/Chili Cookoff

The January general meeting will be held at the La Mesa Woman's Club at 7 pm on Friday, January 8.  We will be reviewing all of the terrific events planned to mark COCSD's 60th Anniversary. Come hungry as the aftermeeting will be the annual Chili Cookoff.  All COCSD members are eligible to enter.Read More...
2016 Board of Directors

2016 Board of Directors

The election of the 2016 Board of Directors was held at the December general meeting.  The following candidates were elected: President:  Randy Brown Vice President:  Steve Hucik Treasurer:  Tom Kelly Secretary:  Bob Pratt Activities Director:  George Dauphine Membership ChairpersoRead More...
Mecum Auction 2015

Mecum Auction 2015

If you’ve been to an auction before than you know what this is all about.  It’s the idea that you could come home in the car of your dreams.  It’s even better.  It could be the car of your dreams only with a better engine; interior; transmission.  Even better, how about the car that no one can find Read More...
Vettes for Veterans All-Corvette Car Show

Vettes for Veterans All-Corvette Car Show

All Corvette owners are encouraged to join us at the Vettes for Veterans All-Corvette Car Show on Sunday, November 15.  The show is hosted by North Coast Vettes and will be held in the TGI Friday's parking lot at I-5 and Palomar Airport Road in Carlsbad. All proceeds raised will go to the ParalizRead More...
Mecum Auto Auction
Homecoming Night Party

Homecoming Night Party

Homecomings are fun and are GREAT publicity for the Club.  If you have never done one, you are really missing out.  Each driver carries one of the homecoming queen candidates on a lap of the football field.  That's all there is to it.  But if you are a football fan, there is more.  I got the opportuRead More...
Village Walk Corvette Display

Village Walk Corvette Display

For several years now, the Village Walk shopping center in Eastlake has invited us to display our Corvettes in their parking lot for a few hours on a summer Sunday.  In return, they pay the Club $200.  This year's display was Sunday, July 12. In addition to our Corvettes, the center has a band peRead More...
May Board Meeting at Salerno's Winery

May Board Meeting at Salerno's Winery

Most of the COCSD Board of Directors were joined by several other COCSD members for a "working lunch" at Salerno's Winery in Ramona on Sunday, May 3.  The lunch was preceded by a run from Bob Stall Chevrolet to the Winery.   Unfortunately, the photographer and the videographRead More...
2015 Inaugural

2015 Inaugural

The Wine Run Inaugural was great fun!  The festivities started at Bob Stall Chevrolet, where Greg Magill led the run to the Turtle Rock Ridge Winery.  It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon.  The winery offered gorgeous views, sumptuous wines, a delicious dinner and a relaxing and fun ambiance.  (EveryRead More...
2015 Joint San Diego Roadsters/COCSD Run

2015 Joint San Diego Roadsters/COCSD Run

January 25, 2015 Joint San Diego Roadsters/COCSD Poker/Mexican Fiesta Run Those who ran: We had a guest and prospective member join us on the run, Donnie Wetzel and his Father Mitch. He’d just bought a C6 Corvette and was enthusiastic about the car and our adventure. We had a great group of membeRead More...
3rd Annual Chili Cook Off a Great Success!

3rd Annual Chili Cook Off a Great Success!

For a couple of the ten chili chefs who competed for the Celebrities’ and People's Choice Awards at this year’s Chili-On chili cook off, one chili was just not enough.  Tom Kelly and Trish Gatley brought not one, but two delicious chili pots for all to enjoy.  While the others, Candie McDevitt, VikiRead More...
Holiday Party

Holiday Party

The Holiday Party was held at the La Mesa Woman's Club, immediately following the general meeting. Many, many thanks to Janet Dawes and her team for a terrific dinner, complete with Christmas decor.Read More...
Election Results

Election Results

The election for the 2015 Board of Directors took place at the December general meeting.  The new Board will be: President:  Randy BrownVice President:  To be named by the Board Treasurer:  Matthew ArenaSecretary:  Patricia GatleyActivities Director:  To be named by the BoardMembership:  Anne RaRead More...
Christmas Parades

Christmas Parades

Photos by Jerry Bach, Candie McDevitt and Craig MoyaRead More...
Halloween Party

Halloween Party

Jim (Cowardly Lion) and Viki (Wicked Witch) Lassiter hosted their Halloween Party at their home on Saturday, October 25.  With the help of a number of club members and family volunteers, the setting exceeded the high mark they had set over previous years.  The haunted forest walk was superb, witRead More...
Boo Parade Pictures
Submarine Tour

Submarine Tour

On Saturday, 10/11/14, Jim Pope took 21 COCSD members for a tour of the USS Albuquerque SSN 706.  No dockside pictures were allowed as there were some external classified equipment exposed.  If you go to the website, http://navysite.de/ssn/ssn706.htm , there are pictures and information about thRead More...
President's Message

President's Message

  Welcome to our new website.  A club that's been around for almost 60 years has had to change with the times; well, the times, they are a changin'.  Our board decided to make this website an information clearing house and archive for all of COCSD's important information.  Soon, you'll be able to paRead More...
Fun Runs 2014
Long Beach Grand Prix 2014
2014 Spring COCSD Cruise

2014 Spring COCSD Cruise

Cruise notes:  Well, we have just returned from our First Annual COCSD Cruise on Carnival Inspiration and it was marvelous!  I think we are agreed, we highly recommend others to join in on the fun and enjoy another one next year. The word of the week was “Cornhole.”  (It’s a game.) This weeRead More...
Inaugural '14