Camp Tramp

Provincetown Invitational, September 13-15, 2019

This is the 24th annual Yankee Lambda Car Club’s Provincetown Invitational. This year the actual car show will be back at the Pilgrim Monument rather than on MacMillan Wharf (which is undergoing renovations). For the awards banquet costumes are strongly encouraged.

The host hotel is the Provincetown Inn in the West End of town again this year. Make your hotel reservations as soon as possible. For hotel reservations, please contact The Provincetown Inn at (508) 487-9500. Breakfast is included each morning.

Tentative Schedule:

  • Thursday 4pm - 7pm: early registration at Provincetown Inn in the lobby
  • Friday 10:30am: a silly game, to be announced
  • Friday 4pm - 5:30pm: registration at Provincetown Inn in the lobby
  • Friday 5:30 - 7:30: cocktail party with appetizers at Provincetown Inn, continuing registration
  • Saturday 8am - 9am: registration at Provincetown Inn lobby
  • Saturday 10am - 1:15pm: public car show at the Pilgrim Monument
  • Saturday 12noon: catered box lunch
  • Saturday 1:30pm: our fabulous Parade through town
  • Saturday 2:30pm: ice cream social at Provincetown Inn
  • Saturday 6pm: pre-banquet cocktails
  • Saturday 7pm: banquet and awards ceremony at Provincetown Inn, with meal choice of Prime Rib, Crab-stuffed Sole, or Baked Stuffed Chicken.
  • Sunday Morning: farewell brunch at the Provincetown Inn

Cost for the weekend is $135 per person until August 1st, after which the price will rise to $150 per person. One car per registration. Includes lunch and dinner Saturday, and entry to all events. All registrations must be received by the deadline of August 31st. There will be no late registrations at the event. Commemorative T-shirts are $15 each. No refunds are available after the registration deadline.

Registration will open soon.

We strongly suggest registering online through the national website. Go to, and be sure to sign in to the website before attempting to register. If you are not automatically shown the Invitational page, pick "Region Events" in the site navigation, and "Yankee" region from the pull-down list. Step forward through months to September, and click on the event name.

You may also download the registration form to print and mail with a check if you are unable to register online.

For hotel reservations, please contact The Provincetown Inn at (508) 487-9500.

The award categories will be announced soon, please check back to this page. Some of our categories are a little unorthodox, and we encourage adding accessories or decorations to you are to target particular awards.

Here are this year’s award categories, so that you can start planning now!

  • Camp Beverly Hills Award for Best Luxury car
  • Camp David Award for Best Foreign Car
  • Winnebago Award for Best SUV/Truck
  • Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh Award for Family Vacation Car
  • Camping Under the Stars Award for Best Convertible
  • Camptown Races Award for Best Sports Car
  • Pup Tent Award for Best Compact car
  • Gypsies, Tramps, and Thieves Award for Most Unusual Car
  • Ru Paul's Drag Race Award for Most Ostentatious Over-The-Top Car
  • Campfire Award for Best Decorated Car
  • Kinky Boots Award for best Costume
  • Airstream Award for Best In Show
  • The Simpsons Kamp Krusty Award for People's Choice