THE SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT I-X PISTON POWERED AUTO-RAMA
ANNOUNCES THE 3RD ANNUAL 2017 KRAZY PAINT
PINSTRIPERS DESIGN CONTEST
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The official design contest begins on June 27, 2016
Cleveland, Ohio (June 20, 2016) – The I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama, which returns to the I-X Center March 17-19. 2017, announced today the start of the 2017 Krazy Paint Pinstripers Design Contest. This past year, the Piston Powered Auto-Rama set a new record by raising over $25,500 for Krazy Paint’s charitable partner, The Career and Technical School Foundation. The annual event held during the show, brings together pinstripers and other automotive artists creating Hot Rod Art, which are sold and auctioned off throughout the weekend festivities.
The Krazy Paint Pinstripers will create a design for the 2017 show, which will include the following text, verbiage and themes and used in event marketing materials and on the highly collectible event t-shirt.
- FORWARD TO THE PAST: CELEBRATING THE NEXT 50 YEARS OF AUTO-RAMA: 2017 – 2066
- IF A PISTON MAKES IT GO, IT’S IN THIS SHOW
- FORGERD IN CLEVELAND
- MADE IN THE USA
- SAINT PATRICK’S DAY: THE 17TH IN ’17
- POT O’ GOLD IN CLEVELAND
- DOC, THE B-29: RESTORING HISTORY (REFERS TO THE AIRCRAFT THAT WILL BE ON DISPLAY AT THE SHOW). SEE:
o Doc’s Story | B-29 Doc – Restoring History: www.b-29doc.com/docs-stor
The entry period of the 2017 Krazy Paint Pinstripers Official Design Contest begins on June 27, 2016 and ends on October 21, 2016. Official Rules are available here or at the events website at www.pistonpowershow.com under the “news” tab. Pinstripers will be able to submit any number of original entries on actual panels or digitally. All entries will be judged by a panel of five judges, applying the following criteria:
- Originality/uniqueness of design/appearance (50%)
- Appropriateness to theme (25%)
- Creativity (25%)
The three winners will be notified on October 28, 2016. The 1st place prize is $500, 2nd place prize is $250, 3rd place prize is $100.
Auctions will take place each day on the main stage of the I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama. Items scheduled to be auctioned include Kustom Art, art panels and many other unique items including a customized Hot Rod Pedal Car from Genuine Hotrod Hardware Inc. as part of the Genuine Hotrod Hardware Pedal Car Challenge Presented by Summit Racing Equipment.
About Krazy Paint
Krazy Paint was created by John “JC” Carollo and Ryan “Old Skool” Mohr. The charity for Krazy Paint is the Career and Technical School Foundation (CTFS). The CTFS raises money to provide scholarships and buy supplies for Cuyahoga Valley Career Center (CVCC) students learning new careers such as art, construction and transportation to name a few. It’s a natural partnership as many students are in automotive programs including body and paint.
About the I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama
The I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama is the largest indoor showcase of custom cars, trucks, antique construction equipment, motorcycles, tractors, planes, military equipment and more of its kind in the world. Each year the weekend-long event fills more than one million square feet of space with over 1,000 vehicles at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio. For more information please call 216-265-7223 (RACE) or visit www.pistonpowershow.com.
About the I-X Center
The International Exposition (I-X) Center in Cleveland, Ohio is one of the nation’s premier exhibition facilities. It is the largest single building convention center in the United States, comprised of 2.2 million sq. ft., including more than one million sq. ft. of flexible presentation space. I-X Center is conveniently located adjacent to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, just 15 minutes southwest of downtown Cleveland, with nearby hotels and secure on-site parking for more than 7,000 vehicles. With a unique ‘one-stop sourcing’ model for all production services, the I-X Center has hosted more than 1,500 events attracting 50 million visitors during the past 30 years. For more information, visit www.ixcenter.com. Follow us on Facebook at International Exposition Center and on Twitter @IXCenter.
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