Model Cars

Model Car Contest

The 2017 Summit Racing Equipment I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama will feature a Model Car contest on Saturday March 18, 2017 – Sunday March 19, 2017. To be apart of the contest follow the instructions below:

Contestants for the model car contest can bring their models to the show before 2:00 pm on Saturday the 18th. Entrants must buy a ticket to enter the show. Upon entry into the show, entrants can proceed with their models to the Model Car Display Area which is located just inside the West Entrance.

The Model Car Contest Coordinator will provide each entrant with a show card for name identification and numbering of their models and one Sunday Model Car Entrant ticket which will provide entry into the show on Sunday to pick up their models.


Judging will take place before 11:00 am on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Entrants can pick up their models and awards starting at 11:01 am on Sunday.

Judging will be done by a point system based on:

  • Condition
  • Originality
  • Design
  • Detail of finish
  • Workmanship

Classes for 2017

  • 1949 and Older Street Rod
  • 1950 and Newer Street Machine
  • Custom
  • Racing
  • Junior (15 and Younger)
  • Remote Control/Slot Car
  • Truck or Van
  • Stock Models
  • Diorama
  • Senior (65 and Older)

Cash Prizes

Every entrant will receive an entrant’s ribbon and trophies will be award to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each of the 10 classes of competition. Cash prizes will be awarded for the Best in Show, Runner-Up and Third Place Finisher.

Best in Show: $100
Best in Show Runner-Up: $75
Best in Show Third Place: $50