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About Mad City Vettes

Mad City Vettes Corvette Club located in the Madison WI area consists of a group of Corvette Enthusiasts who have a common interest in participating in events centered around the Corvette. Events include car shows, parades, charity functions, road cruises, road rallies, caravans and many other fun events. This is a car club established to promote the Corvette and have fun!!!

We have members of various ages, backgrounds, singles, couples, those who know everything about Corvettes and those who just love to drive Corvettes with their friends. Members’ Corvettes range from those driven daily to work and others that are show cars. We welcome you to the club and invite you to visit us during one of our many events. See the list of upcoming events and feel free to join us. Monthly club meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

Mad City Vettes Corvette Club Madison WI was established in 1999 at the Bowling Green Bowling Ally in Middleton, WI by several enthusiastic Corvette owners led by Paul and Cindy Dowding. Mad City Vettes (MCVC) is a member of the Midwest Region of the National Council of Corvette Clubs (NCCC). Dues paid to Mad City Vettes include membership in the local club and a portion paid to NCCC for national membership. NCCC provides insurance coverage to members participating in events and access to many national events. Mad City Vettes has members from all areas of Southern Wisconsin including Janesville, Beloit, Reedsburg, Sauk County, Columbia County, Madison area and Illinois. When you own a Corvette, you are never too far away to join Mad City Vettes.


Mad City Vettes is a proud sponsor of the following charities for the 2018 year. Cars Curing Kids, Carbone Cancer Center and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. We feel privileged to contribute to these worthy causes. If you would like to donate to one of our charities, please click on ‘Donations’ on the Home Page. Your donations will go directly to the charity listed.

Cars Curing Kids - Cars Curing Kids is a group of car collectors and auto enthusiasts who are committed to supporting research and programs for childhood diseases at the American Family Children’s Hospital. The group was founded by Dr. Peter Nichol, a pediatric surgeon at the Children's Hospital when he was inspired by one of his patients: McKenah. Cars Curing Kids website

Carbone Cancer Center - The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center is recognized throughout the Midwest and the nation as one of the leading innovators in cancer research, quality patient care and active community involvement. UW Carbone Cancer Center is the only comprehensive cancer center in Wisconsin, as designated by the National Cancer Institute. Learn more about clinical studies and other initiatives on our UW Carbone Cancer Center Research and Health Professionals Site

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - JDRF is the leading global organization funding T1D research. Millions of people around the world live with type 1 diabetes (T1D), a life-threatening autoimmune disease that strikes both children and adults. There is no way to prevent it, and at present, no cure. JDRF works every day to change this by amassing grassroots support, deep scientific knowledge and strong industry and academic partnerships to fund research. Learn more

Mad City Vettes is a non-profit 501c7 organization. Donations to Mad City Vettes may be tax deductible.

Club Meetings

Monthly Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel at 3841 East Washington Avenue in Madison, WI. Meetings start at 7:00 PM.

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Board Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Meetings start at 6:00 PM

All corvette owners, family members and interested enthusiasts are invited to attend the General Membership Meeting and any of Mad City Vette’s events. Please check the events calendar for the next activity. Some are far and most are near. We are always having fun, sharing laughs and enjoying our Corvettes.


To join Mad City Vettes (MCV), go to ‘Member Signup’ on the Home Page. Each member needs to sign up as either a ‘Primary Corvette Owner’ or ‘Spouse or Co-member’. The fees for annual membership is $65 for 'Primary Corvette Owner' and $15 for ‘Spouse or -Co-member’. Dues include MCV and National Council of Corvette Club (NCCC) dues.

If you have any questions about membership, please contact our Membership Director or our President

In addition to meeting great people that share your love for the Corvette, there are many other benefits to joining MCV and the NCCC.

There are currently over 133 members in the Mad City Vettes Corvette Club.

Prospective members must be at least 18 years of age. The club year runs from January 1 through December 31.
Dues for new members are $65 for a single and $80 for couples. - all membership dues include the NCCC dues.
Dues for renewing members are $55 for a single and $70 for couples. - all membership dues include the NCCC dues.

National Corvette Museum

Mad City Vettes is a member of the National Corvette Museum - The National Corvette Museum showcases the Chevrolet Corvette, an American sports car that has been in production since 1953. It is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, off Interstate 65's Exit 28. It was constructed in 1994, and opened to the public in September of that year.

National Council of Corvette Clubs

Mad City Vettes members automatically join NCCC with their dues. The National Council of Corvette Clubs, Inc. (NCCC) was founded in the United States as an all-volunteer, non-profit organization in 1959 by a small group of Corvette owners/enthusiasts! In 2009 we celebrated our 50th Anniversary and look forward to many more years of fellowship. The purpose of NCCC was (and still is) to promote interest in Corvette ownership and operation, to publish information on the use and operation of the Corvette and to establish an organized effort to encourage others to participate in the enjoyment connected with the use and ownership of the Corvette ~ America's Sports Car! As an NCCC member, you will receive a magazine titled Blue Bars Quarterly. Blue Bars is full of club activities (nationwide) and information about the greatest car ever built! Liability insurance for club events is also provided by NCCC to its member clubs.

Mad City Vette Club is in the Midwest Region (MWR) which currently serves about 2,400 Members in 27 Corvette Clubs in the States of Illinois and Minnesota and Wisconsin.


National Discounts

Symdon Chevrolet of Evansville, WI is the primary sponsor of the Mad City Vettes Corvette Club. Thank you for your generous support.