Model Cars

How to Enter:
Bring your model(s) to the 2023 Summit Racing Equipment I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama at the I-X Center before 2:00pm on Saturday, April 1, 2023. You must buy a ticket to enter the show. Upon entry into the show, proceed with your model(s) to the Model Car display area. The Model Car Contest Coordinator will provide you with a SHOW CARD for name identification and numbering of your model(s) AND one (1) Sunday Model Car entrant ticket which will provide you
with entry to the show on Sunday to pick up your model(s) and one (1) Sunday parking pass. Click HERE for more details.


Judging will take place before 11:00 A.M. on Sunday, April 3, 2023. Entrants can pick up their model(s) and awards starting at 11:01 A.M. on Sunday, April 3, 2023. All models must be picked-up by 6:00 P.M. Sunday at the close of the show. Any models not picked up become the property of the show

Judging will be done by a point system based on:

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

Classes for 2022

1. 1949 and Older Street Rod
2. 1950 and Newer Street Machine
3. Custom
4. Racing
5. Junior (15 and Younger)
6. Remote Control/Slot Car
7. Truck or Van
8. Stock Models
9. Diorama (24” x 24” Max Size)
10. Senior (65 and Older)

Cash Prizes

Three models will receive a cash prize:
Best in Show: $100
Best in Show Runner-Up: $75
Best in Show Third Place: $50

Model Judging

Judging will be done by using a point system based on condition, originality, design, detail of finish and workmanship.

Class Trophies

Trophies will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each of the 10 classes of competition. A total of 30 trophies(10 1st in Class and 20 Class) will be distributed. Every entrant will receive an entrant’s ribbon