JANUARY 2013

THE SKETCH THAT STARTED IT ALL

A sketch in the sand on Stradbroke island around a camp fire with a few beers starts the concept for Patriot Campers.

MARCH 2013

LEFT FIELD THINKING

The design is finalised and with start of the art manufacturing facility at hand, prototyping begins.

JULY 2013

THE LEGEND IS BORN

Patriot Campers X1 prototype attends its first trade show to an overwhelming response.

SEPTEMBER 2013

CAPE YORK BOUND

Patriot Campers produces its second prototype and heads to Cape York for the first official in the field test.

OCTOBER 2013

PRODUCTION BEGINS

The first production of the X1 takes place in a rented 250m2 factory next door to our parent company, Express Metal Products.

NOVEMBER 2013

INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENT

The X1 is invited to Camper Trailer Australia’s, Camper Trailer Of The Year Awards, the industry’s most coveted award.

DECEMBER 2013

AWARD #1

Patriot Campers X1 takes out the Winner of its category in Camper Trailer of the Year in its debut year.

FEBRUARY 2014

MEDIA FRENZY

Monthly covers of industry magazines follow as the Patriot Campers brand begins to gain momentum.

APRIL 2014

INCREASED DEMAND

Patriot Campers increases production to meet market demand as staff and equipment increase.

JUNE 2014

CONSTANT R&D

The team head out with four X1’s in tow on a gruelling 20,000km R&D test across Australia to the Kimberley.

SEPTEMBER 2014

HAULING TOYS

The TH610 becomes a reality after realising the need for a hardcore offroad camper that can accommodate for the toys.

OCTOBER 2014

OFF TO BROKEN HILL

The X1 is invited back to the 2015 Camper Trailer of the Year Competition.

NOVEMBER 2014

GROWING PAINS

Growing out of our Brisbane facility, Patriot Campers relocates to a new 700m2 facility on the Gold Coast.

JANUARY 2015

AWARD #2

The X1 takes out Camper trailer of the Year….. again.

MARCH 2015

SUPER TOURING

After the success of the X1 we set out to build the ultimate touring vehicle. And just like that the SUPERTOURER™ was born.

JULY 2015

THE ULTIMATE TOURERS

In the search for touring perfection, Patriot Campers tow two 3.50 tonne boats across central QLD.

SEPTEMBER 2015

OFF-ROAD HERITAGE

Patriot Campers proves its offroad ability taking out 1st and 2nd place at the 2015 Australian RZR Championship.

JUNE 2016

BACK TO THE CAPE

2016’s R&D trip takes the team back to Cape York with 5 camper trailers – the entire Patriot Campers range.

SEPTEMBER 2016

ACCIDENTAL TELEVISION

The Cape R&D trip caught on camera sees Patriot Campers “accidental” TV show, To the Top, go to air on community TV channel, Aurora.

JANUARY 2017

AWARD #4

Patriot Campers X1 takes out the WINNER of Camper Trailer of the Year for the 4th consecutive time.

FEBRUARY 2017

FACTORY #2

As production increases, Patriot Campers aquires the factory next door and double production capacity to meet the growing demand.

JUNE 2017

BACKING BUSINESS

National Australia Bank commissions Justin and Sarah to represent them for a 2 year advertising campaign.

JULY 2017

PATRIOT GAMES AIRS ON CHANNEL 9

Patriot Games, the reality adventure series which shows behind the scenes of Patriot Campers goes to air nationally on Australia’s Channel 9.

AUGUST 2017

MEET THE MEGATOURER™

The MEGATOURER™ gets released to the world at the Melbourne 4X4 Show.

OCTOBER 2017

SEMA RED CARPET

The Black Truck rolls down the red carpet to open the SEMA show with Patriot Campers Official USA Launch.

JANUARY 2018

THAT’S 5!

The X1GT & X2GT are entered into Camper Trailer of the Year 2018 and both take home the title of Camper Trailer of the Year for their respective categories. The X1 winning 5 years in a row!

FEBRUARY 2018

THE SUPERAM

Filming for Patriot Games season 2 gets underway with the crew hard at work on this monster build.

MARCH 2018

USA DISTRIBUTOR APPOINTED

Justin and Sarah head over to the USA and meet up with the crew from Expedition Overland to work on a new project together!

MAY 2018

COLORADO SUMMIT

The BLACK TRUCK Climbs 13,000 feet.

AUGUST 2018

SUPERAM™ LAUNCH

Justin unveils the Superam to the world at the 2018 Melbourne 4X4 Show, Along with a sneak peak at Season 2 of Patriot Games!

SEPTEMBER 2018

SEASON 2 AIRS ON CHANNEL 9

Patriot Games Season 2 launches to free to air television in Australia, on Channel 9.

NOVEMBER 2018

1ST INTERNATIONAL DEALER CONFERENCE

Patriot Campers dealers gather from Australia and the United States to discuss business growth strategies in 2019. 

JANUARY 2019

USA AWARD #1

Patriot Campers X1 wins Overland Journal’s Camper Trailer Of The Year Award. 

FEBRUARY 2019

X1-H “AUTOMATIC EVOLUTION”

A new camper trailer model is released with a remote control, hard top lid. 

MAY 2019

COLORADO SUMMIT

The BLACK TRUCK Climbs 13,000 feet.

AUGUST 2019

X1-N ‘CUSTOMISE YOUR LIFESTYLE”

A new camper trailer model is released with a new mounting system, allowing for different tent or storage fitments.

SEPTEMBER 2019

HELLO MONGOLIA

TIC 4×4 + Outdoor are appointed as the Patriot Campers dealer for Mongolia.

NOVEMBER 2019

SEASON 3 AIRS ON YOUTUBE

Patriot Games Season 3 airs on YouTube with a Season line up of 18 episodes.

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