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.
LEFT FIELD THINKING
The design is finalised and with start of the art manufacturing facility at hand, prototyping begins.
THE LEGEND IS BORN
Patriot Campers X1 prototype attends its first trade show to an overwhelming response.
CAPE YORK BOUND
Patriot Campers produces its second prototype and heads to Cape York for the first official in the field test.
The first production of the X1 takes place in a rented 250m2 factory next door to our parent company, Express Metal Products.
The X1 is invited to Camper Trailer Australia’s, Camper Trailer Of The Year Awards, the industry’s most coveted award.
Patriot Campers X1 takes out the Winner of its category in Camper Trailer of the Year in its debut year.
Monthly covers of industry magazines follow as the Patriot Campers brand begins to gain momentum.
Patriot Campers increases production to meet market demand as staff and equipment increase.
The team head out with four X1’s in tow on a gruelling 20,000km R&D test across Australia to the Kimberley.
The TH610 becomes a reality after realising the need for a hardcore offroad camper that can accommodate for the toys.
OFF TO BROKEN HILL
The X1 is invited back to the 2015 Camper Trailer of the Year Competition.
Growing out of our Brisbane facility, Patriot Campers relocates to a new 700m2 facility on the Gold Coast.
The X1 takes out Camper trailer of the Year….. again.
After the success of the X1 we set out to build the ultimate touring vehicle. And just like that the SUPERTOURER™ was born.
THE ULTIMATE TOURERS
In the search for touring perfection, Patriot Campers tow two 3.50 tonne boats across central QLD.
Patriot Campers proves its offroad ability taking out 1st and 2nd place at the 2015 Australian RZR Championship.
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.
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.
Patriot Campers X1 takes out the WINNER of Camper Trailer of the Year for the 4th consecutive time.
As production increases, Patriot Campers aquires the factory next door and double production capacity to meet the growing demand.
National Australia Bank commissions Justin and Sarah to represent them for a 2 year advertising campaign.
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.
MEET THE MEGATOURER™
The MEGATOURER™ gets released to the world at the Melbourne 4X4 Show.
SEMA RED CARPET
The Black Truck rolls down the red carpet to open the SEMA show with Patriot Campers Official USA Launch.
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!
Filming for Patriot Games season 2 gets underway with the crew hard at work on this monster build.
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!
The BLACK TRUCK Climbs 13,000 feet.
Justin unveils the Superam to the world at the 2018 Melbourne 4X4 Show, Along with a sneak peak at Season 2 of Patriot Games!
SEASON 2 AIRS ON CHANNEL 9
Patriot Games Season 2 launches to free to air television in Australia, on Channel 9.
1ST INTERNATIONAL DEALER CONFERENCE
Patriot Campers dealers gather from Australia and the United States to discuss business growth strategies in 2019.
USA AWARD #1
Patriot Campers X1 wins Overland Journal’s Camper Trailer Of The Year Award.
X1-H “AUTOMATIC EVOLUTION”
A new camper trailer model is released with a remote control, hard top lid.
The BLACK TRUCK Climbs 13,000 feet.
X1-N ‘CUSTOMISE YOUR LIFESTYLE”
A new camper trailer model is released with a new mounting system, allowing for different tent or storage fitments.
TIC 4×4 + Outdoor are appointed as the Patriot Campers dealer for Mongolia.
SEASON 3 AIRS ON YOUTUBE
Patriot Games Season 3 airs on YouTube with a Season line up of 18 episodes.