The Porsche Spiel is the award winning monthly newsletter of the Pacific NW Region of the Porsche Club
of America. It contains articles and photos by club members, event information, President's monthly letter, featured columns and lots more. Typically 45 or more pages, it includes a number of color pages. The newsletter is mailed to all regional club members in good standing on or about the first of each month.
The current Spiel staff consists of Co-Editors Richard and Dolores Ranhofer, and the Spiel team of Dean Holbrook and Diane Koontz, Associate Editor, Allan Caldwell, Technical Editor, and managing staff of Michael Sharps, Ads, and Dennis Coplen, Caveat Emptor (classified ads). The current team won the 2013 Betty Jo Turner Award for Best Overall Newsletter in PCA. This award replaced the Heinmiller Award in 2012 to honor Betty Jo Turner, editor of the PCA national newsletter, Panorama, for 43 years.
The Spiel staff from Oct. 2006 to February 2012 consists of Editor Barb Coplen, and the Spiel team of Diane Koontz, Associate Editor, Allan Caldwell, Technical Editor, and Jim Bell, Historical Editor, and managing staff of Emmett Koontz, Ads, and Dennis Coplen, Caveat Emptor (classified ads). During their tenure, in 2007 and again in 2010, the Spiel won the Paul R. Heinmiller Award for Best Overall Newsletter in PCA. The Heinmiller Award given to the club with the highest overall point total awarded by a group of five judges.This award has been presented since 1970; a zone 6 club has only won it once before, the Oregon region in 1971.
To information on how to submit articles or photos, go to the Publication section. For information on being a club sponsor and placing an Ad in the Spiel, go to the Sponsors section. The Classifieds Ads section allows members to post and view items for sale by club members. Use the online classifieds system and your ad will run in the Spiel also.
The Porsche Club of America's award-winning publication, Panorama,
is also available to PCA club members. Additional information can be
found in the Panorama section
of the PCA.org web site.