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2021 Patriot Salute Event

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Patriot Salute 2021

Enjoy Live Entertainment, a Car Show and Cruise-In, a Corn Hole Tournament and food trucks, craft, and merchandise vendors!


This year is the 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States. We will commemorate the anniversary with a Memorial Service on Saturday evening.  We also will be recognizing those essential VA Employees who risked their health and sacrificed their time to get through this pandemic emergency to care for our veterans, and continue to do so. 

September 11,  11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

September 12,  11:00 AM – 4:00 PM


Event by Ryan Snell and Dawn Harden

Group · Shift Heads Car Club

Location: Dayton VA Medical Center Campus

Public  · Anyone

Welcome everyone to the 2021 Patriot Salute Car Show.  This is the 20th year since September 11th so let's make this one count; show up and show your support.

This year we are having a car show on September 11th from noon until 4 p.m. Judging is from noon until 3. Awards to be given out after 4 p.m. Must be present to win.  You may arrive at 10 a.m. to get your car cleaned up, parked, set up and ready to be judged.  Car show entry fee will be accepted at the gate.  All proceeds will be donated to the American Veterans Heritage Center, a 501c3 non-profit on the Dayton VA campus.  If you would like to donate and don’t have a car to put in, please feel free to do so.  For large groups please try to arrive together for parking purposes.  We cannot guarantee parking availability next to each other.  Upon entering the Dayton VA Campus, please follow directions from attendants.

***fee for car show is $15

Please try to have exact amount to keep line moving fast.

There will also be food trucks, vendors and music the day of the event as well as a cornhole tournament that will be Saturday and Sunday.  On Sunday we will be having a cruise in at the Dayton VA and you are more than welcome to come to that.  It is going to be free.  Food trucks, vendors, and cornhole tournament will be going on as well.

For more information, email or call the AVHC Office at 937-267-7628 and leave a message. 


This Tournament is not an “official” sanctioned Corn Hole Tournament – it is a “Fun” Tournament; however, it will follow official rules.  The official rules for playing Corn Hole are: and offers a downloadable mobile-friendly version.  Paper handouts for the rules are also available.  

September 11 & 12, 2021 at the Dayton VA Medical Center Campus.

  • 8 Team Single elimination tournaments throughout both days starting every hour
  • $20 entry per 2-person team
  • Cash prizes for 1st and 2nd place ($60 and $40)
  • Sign-ups on the day of the event