When I was in High School attending Poly Hi in 1953 in Long Beach, I remembered a 1946 Ford Club Coupe owned by Delvin Cain, with a Renegades plaque, that attended Poly Hi also. I had a 1941 Ford Coupe, but it was not worthy of being a member at that time. It was not until I had a car that was worthwhile of being in the club that I was asked out to become a member in 1954.
We had meetings every Sunday evening in a garage that had been converted into the club house. The meetings were conducted by the president; we had a secretary; and a master of arms to fine any unruly members. We went over what was happening and any future car shows or events that we could attend that were coming up. If a show was coming up we would all meet at the Clock Drive-In and caravanned to the show, fun was had by all. At the end we received our trophies and caravanned home.
The Renegades conducted many events, such as car shows, picnics, poker runs and other events. One I remember was a Poker Run that ended at the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium, which we had rented so we could have a Dance after the run. We had hired a band and after all had finished the run, we handed out the trophies.