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2012 National Valet Olympics

Presented by the National Valet Parking Association

Join Us for An Event of Champions:
The 2012 National Valet Olympics
A demonstration of professional skill, teamwork and service with the country's best valets

What are the Valet Olympics? An Olympic-style competition among the best valet teams in the country.Teams compete in four categories: Key Jumble, Luggage Load, Slalom and Valet Relay.

Why Attend? It's fast, it's fun, and it captures the best of what excellent valet service is all about.

Where will it be held? October 17, Westin Motor Coach Lobby & Porte Cochere
October 18, Westin Parking Garage, 7th floor and rooftop

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, Oct. 17 
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. All Convention Attendees: NPA Gala Reception & Valet Olympics
Opening Ceremony
7:30-10:30 p.m. Spectator Event: Valet Olympics Kick off Reception.
Key Jumble Competition, Westin Motor coach Lobby and Porte Chochere


Thursday, Oct.18 
Join us for the Games! Bonus Gift: Event T-Shirt at Noon
Westin Garage It's a quick & easy walk, Westin Hotel Garage, 7th floor and rooftop
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Valet Olympics Committee: Event Set-up
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast for Valet Olympic Committee and Athletes 
9:00 a.m. Games Begin! All Games run simultaneously in groups of 3 or more, depending on number of teams. Held @ the Westin Hotel Garage.
10:00 a.m. - Noon

Break Morning Refresher: Energy Drinks & Beverages

Noon - 1:30 p.m. Spectators Welcome: Buffet Lunch and Event T-shirt for Attendees and Athletes
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Spectators Welcome: Break Afternoon Beat the Heat: Chilled soft drinks

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Spectators Welcome: Olympic Games continue

Judges Break & Tabulation of Results

4:30 p.m. Spectators Welcome: Awards Ceremony at the Westin Motor Coach Lobby and Porte Chochere
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Join us for the Wrap Party: Parking Pros, Peers & Champions


Oct. 16- Oct.18Valet Olympic Committee Staff Room

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Thurs.

NVPA Olympic Committee receiving room, staff room. Staff room closes Thursday at 8 p.m.


Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Register an Olympic Team? See videos of past events, visit the National Valet Parking Association's web site here.

What's the fee for NPA convention attendees for the Valet Olympics? NVPA is offering complimentary attendance for NPA convention delegate attendees. If you are an exhibitor, industry supplier, or are not registered to attend the NPA Convention, register for the Valet Olympics here.

NVPA Members Get NPA "Member Rate" for Convention Registration: All NVPA members now receive NPA member benefits. You get member rates for the NPA convention.  Enter the NVPA promo code you received via email for an added welcome offer to attend the NPA Convention & Expo. Registration gives you spectator access to the Valet Olympics. Athlete registration is via the NVPA web site.

To attend the full NPA Convention & Expo, go to our Registration page.

Olympic Team Captain Bonus: One Valet Olympics team captain per team attends NPA Convention as a guest of NPA. Each team captain, as soon as your names are submitted to NPA, we will register you. You will get an email confirmation. (Note: To be eligible for the team captain comp, you must be an employee of the NVPA member company and the on-site event team captain for the competing team.) NVPA will provide your name for the registration.

Welcome 2012 Valet Olympic Teams Participating teams to date:

  • AAA Parking
  • Advanced Parking Concepts
  • AmeriPark
  • Minuteman Parking Company
  • Seven One Seven Parking Enterprises
  • Sunset Parking Service
  • Towne Park
  • Ultimate Parking
  • VPS of Illinois

Who won the Valet Olympics competition in 2011?
Gold Medal:
Towne Park, Annapolis, Md.: Matt Cardella, Nate Laughern, Jonathan Kissel, Edgar Islas

Silver Medal: Sunset Parking Service, Solana Beach, Calif.: Robin Destiche, Josh Escalante, Tyler Wiemann, Adam Deyden

Bronze Medal: 717 Parking, Tampa, Fla.: Mike Huff, Juan Jimenez, Tang Pham, Wilson Camayo

Herb Citrin Trophy as America's Top Valet: Edgar Islas, Towne Park (at right)

Best Attitude: Advanced Parking Concepts, LLC

Best Dressed: Ameripark

Will there be seating in the shade? Yes, comfortable seating and shade for attendees.

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