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Morrisville State College Revs Up For Auto Festival April 10

Auto Enthusiasts May Watch or Partake in Bass Off Competition, Dyno Challenge, Auto Show
MORRISVILLE, N.Y.—Auto enthusiasts are invited to Morrisville State College’s Second Annual Bass Off and Auto Show Festival April10.

Events, which will be held in the automotive technology parking lot and F-lot, include a dyno challenge, a bass off audio competition and auto show. The public is invited to participate in all events.

The auto show, which is free and runs from noon to 7 p.m., will feature an assortment of muscle and import vehicles competing for first through third place Best of Show Import trophies and first through third Best of Show Muscle trophies. Interested participants can register their vehicles for the show beginning at 11 a.m. and throughout the day in the Automotive Technology Building.

The dyno challenge, an event that measures a vehicle’s horse power (HP) and torque, runs from noon to 4 p.m. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and ends when the competition fills. The cost to compete in the dyno challenge is $20. Prizes will be awarded.

Registration for the bass off audio competition, which is free and runs from noon to 7 p.m., will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Trophies will awarded in various categories including Rookie, Woofercooker, Woofercooker Pro, and Pro No Wall.

During the festival, spectators and participants will also have a chance to vote on a color of a Factory Five 1933 Ford hot rod being built by Morrisville State College students which will be given away at the 2011 Syracuse Nationals.

Pepsi will also feature its Rockstar Energy truck during the event, which is hosted by the Morrisville Auto Club and sponsored by Team Northeast SPL, Pepsi, Napa, and Factory Five.

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Also being held on campus that day from 1 to 3 p.m. is the Student Nurses Association Cystic Fibrosis Walk and bake sale.

Morrisville State College, considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, offers more than 80 bachelor and associate degrees and options.

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the Morrisville campus.