The host hotel serves as more than a warm bed for Challengers. It's a hub for the entire event. Competitors arrive early on Thursday and are usually putting the finishing touches on their cars in the parking lot. Want to get to know some friendly gearheads and chow down on various grilled goodies? Look no further than the parking lot behind our host hotel.

$2000 Challenge host hotel:

Best Western Gateway Grand
4200 NW 97th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606

Mention the $2000 Challenge and get the following discounted rate:

$119 for one king bed, or $129 for two double beds.