The Iola Car Show features a premier show car area in the Nation
SHOW CARS – 1990 and earlier manufacture
Participants will receive two free admissions and one dash plaque per vehicle.
Pre-War Cars are 1942 or earlier manufacture
No Registration fee will be charged.
Post-War Cars 1945-1990
Fee is $15.00 per car.
Blue Ribbon Concours
This exhibit is by invitation that is sent in February and is reserved for high quality vehicles. The display is located on the most picturesque, grassy, nicely landscaped area of the show. While these vehicles are of trophy quality, this is a non-competitive event. The Concours requires that the vehicles be as factory original looking as possible with a cut-off date of 1990. No modifications. A committee reviews the request and if approved, adds the vehicle to our Blue Ribbon Exhibit invitation list. Participants must R.S.V.P. In order to be approved or considered for the Blue Ribbon Concours, please submit photos to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to PO Box 1, Iola, WI 54945.
All Original Vehicles are 1976 or earlier manufacture
These vehicles are admitted at the discretion of the Iola Old Car Show. They must be pre-approved. The vehicle(s) has to have 75% original interior and exterior to include upholstery, chrome and paint. It needs the original type power train with no modification, and needs the right wheels, tires and hubcaps, again with no modification.
Modified Cars are 1990 or earlier manufacture
Hot rod, street rod, rat rod, custom and lead sleds. Fee is $15.00.
Chevrolet Camaro/Pontiac Firebirds
Trans-Am Series Pony Cars
Old Cars Young Drivers
The hobbyist of this classification has to be 25 years of age or younger and drive a collector car that is 25 years old or older. Cars and trucks need not be show-quality, but must be presentable and driven onto the grounds under their own power. Stock and modified vehicles are welcome in this area. You must pre-register by June 15th and there is no registration fee.
No early entrance! Collections of 3 or more vehicles must have prior authorization to arrive before 6 a.m. Thursday. We appreciate your cooperation.
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