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August 23-26, 2023 • Hershey, Pa

Hosted by the Harrisburg Region
The Austin-Healey Sports and Touring Club’s annual, multi-day meet called Encounter is open to all Healey owners and enthusiasts. The AHSTC regions take turns hosting the event, which features a popular vote car show, judged concours, a rallye, tech sessions, a gymkhana and a flea market.

August 23-26 • Hershey, Pa.

Hosted by the Harrisburg Region
See map below

Registration fee is $65 by June 15, and includes:
  • One show car plus two adults and children under 21
  • Hospitality Room access throughout the event
  • Wednesday night tour of the AACA Museum at Hershey
  • Free flea market space
  • Free participation in all driving events
  • Admission to all tech sessions
  • Thursday Charity Auction & Social, including one free beverage plus cheeses, fruit and vegetable crudites
  • Encounter Car Show on Saturday

Reserve your room by July 24
to get the group rate.


Holiday Inn Hershey/Harrisburg
604 Station Road
Grantville, Pa.
(Exit 90, Interstate 81)

GROUP RATE $139/night

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS | Details to come
  • 5:30 p.m. • FREE ADMISSION and private tour of the renowned AACA Museum at Hershey, a Smithsonian affiliate, not far from our host hotel. See a remarkable collection of beautiful and historic vehicles, displayed in vibrant dioramas. A not-to-be-missed start to Encounter 2023.
  • Pizza and Pasta Buffet back at our host hotel following the AACA tour. | $28
THURSDAY August 24
  • Morning rally through the beautiful Pennsylvania countryside
  • Hospitality room
  • Wine and cheese reception
  • Charity Auction
FRIDAY August 25
  • Gymkhana in the morning
  • Hospitality room..
  • Western Roundup Buffet. Our traditional Friday evening dinner event will feature a Texas oven-roasted beef brisket, fried chicken, honey-roasted red potatoes, tossed salad, coleslaw, jalapeno corn bread, corn with fire-roasted red peppers, apple cobbler, beverage. | $43 adults/$20 children 6-12 OR $17 for a kid's chicken finger meal.
  • Valve Cover Races following dinner.  Download the rules here
SATURDAY September 11
  • Funkhana in the morning
  • Encounter 2023 Car Show
  • Cash bar reception
  • Banquet | $48 adults/$17 children
  • Encounter 2023 Awards, after dinner

Must be approved by July 1, 2023
Cars must be PRE-APPROVED to enter the Concours Class, and have their 2023 judging packet in hand 30 days before the event.
Use the button below to contact the Concours Coordinator.