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News Release: Cleveland Auto Show Issues a Call for All Classics
January 09, 2014

News Release: Cleveland Auto Show Issues a Call for All Classics




Sara Panza
Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association

Cleveland Auto Show Issues
A Call for All Classics

Cleveland, OH (January 9, 2014) – The Cleveland Auto Show has issued a call for all classics, announcing that registration is open – with only 20 spots left – for its 2014 Classic Car Competition and Cash for Classics. The 16th annual competition will take place during the 2014 Cleveland Auto Show, which opens its doors on Saturday, March 1, 2014 and runs through Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the I-X Center in Cleveland.

As a part of the competition, one $1,000 cash prize will be awarded to the “Car of the Show” with five $200 prizes awarded to the Top Five vehicles.

To be eligible, vehicles must be 25 years or older, approved by the show management and may not be offered for sale. A picture must be provided even if you have been invited to the competition in the past. There is no fee to participate nor is there a fee for trailer parking for the duration of the Cleveland Auto Show. Judging will take place during the Cleveland Auto Show, with prizes awarded on Saturday, March 8, 2014.

“We are expecting this Classic Car Competition to be the best in its 16 year history,” says Karen Ford, manager of the Classic Car Competition. “Each year, we get more people interested in displaying their vehicles. And each year, the competition and displays get better.”

As one of the fan favorites of the Cleveland Auto Show, the Classic Car Competition is highly regarded among auto enthusiasts and aficionados alike. Space is limited, so it’s a good idea to register early. Registration will continue from now until all available space is occupied, or until Friday, February 14, whichever comes first.

The Classic Car Competition is just one of the many attractions at the 2014 Cleveland Auto Show. With more than 1,000 new vehicles in nearly 1.2 million square feet of exhibit space, it is considered among the top five Auto Shows in the nation. The Cleveland Auto Show also offers a full slate of entertainment for the entire family over its nine day run. Free parking is available for the duration of the show, courtesy of your franchised new vehicle dealers.

To be considered for the Classic Car Competition, visit www.clevelandautoshow.com and click on the Classic Car Competition link. Or you can call Karen Ford, Classic Car Competition manager at 440-746-1500 or e-mail classiccar@gcada.org

About the Cleveland Auto Show 
The Cleveland Auto Show, presented by AutoTrader.com and Medical Mutual, marks the start of the spring selling season in Northeast Ohio. Featuring concept, pre-production and production vehicles from the world’s auto manufacturers, the show is held annually at the I-X Center with nearly 1.2 million square feet of exhibits. The Show also features an array of entertainment including sports celebrity appearances from the Browns, Cavs, and OSU. The Cleveland Auto Show is a consumer show and a favorite family tradition since 1903. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheClevelandAutoShow. 

About the GCADA  
The Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers' Association (GCADA) has served the retail-automobile industry and community with integrity and distinction since 1903. Today, located in Brecksville, Ohio, GCADA represents over 250 franchised motor vehicle dealers, which includes new-car, truck, motorcycle and RV dealers in a 21-county region of northern Ohio along the Lake Erie shore and beyond.  More information on the GCADA can be found at www.gcada.org.

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