Vehicle Classifications

The following will reflect what constitutes changes made to a vehicle, for the purpose of classifying the vehicle to be judged for awards. All classes must be street legal as defined by rodshows.com. (Except for competition class).

STREET LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

Headlights, taillights, and brake lights.
Exhaust: must have muffler or baffles.
Wheels and Tires: type is owner’s option.
Mirrors: rear view.
Seat belts, Horn, Handbrake, Windshield Wipers, and License plates.
(Except for competition class).

CHANGES

Changes are minor alterations made to a vehicle such as: wheels, removing glued on chrome, bolt on bumpers, bolt on grilles, minor nosing and decking, bolt on fiberglass or carbon effects, etc. Mostly items that do not require body work. Five or more changes constitute a modification.
Example:
Five (5) changes = one modification
Ten (10) changes = two modifications
Fifteen (15) changes = three modifications, etc.
The number of modifications determines the class of the vehicle in the
following categories: Custom, Sports, Truck, Van and Custom Rod.

MODIFICATIONS

BODYWORK must be involved in all the following: Louvers, Frenched or sunken
antenna (one each), pan caked hood, peaked hood, rounded corners on hood, doors, and trunk. Any seam filled, filled seams on the inside of doors, hoods, trunks, etc. Lights or other items molded into a bolt on spoiler or ground effects panel. Rolled pans front or rear. Molded splash pans front or rear. frenched or molded bumpers front or rear. Sectioned or custom bumpers front or rear. Peaked trunk lid, frenched, sunken, or tunneled license plate housing. Molded fenders. Filled windows for padded tops or Carson style tops. Gas filler relocated or filled. Side vents filled, rain rail removed, cowl vent filled, top chopped, body sectioned, or body channeled. Nosing, decking, side trim altered, grille alterations, and/or grille housing.

THE FOLLOWING WILL COUNT IN PAIRS: Door handles, scoops added to body,
(hood, roof, or trunk). Headlights, tunneled, frenched, sunken, or canted. Taillights tunneled, frenched, sunken, or canted. Wheel-well alterations.

ON PICKUPS the following will also count as a modification: Filled stake bed holes and end caps on the side rails. They will also count in pairs. Filled tailgates, and bed changes.

PAINT other than stock, i.e. candy, flake, pearl, lacquer, flames, scallops, graphics, pin stripping or any other custom work, no matter how simple.

INTERIOR, no matter how simple or extensive, they count as one (1) modification. Includes rear compartment of pickup or van, also trunk area of cars.

ENGINE conversion, detailed block, aluminum inner fender wells in engine
compartment, ground block, filled firewall, smoothed firewall, twelve (12) or more bright work items on an engine compartment, one (1) modification for every twelve (12) chrome, brass, gold, aluminum, or powder coated items. Some items counted in groups or pairs.

CHASSIS molded frame, frame change, frame C-ed (to drop the vehicle lower to the ground, usually only done to 1940-1950 vehicles), front clip, rear clip, independent rear end, or front suspension. Twelve (12) or more bright work items on an undercarriage, one (1) modification for every twelve (12) chrome, brass, gold, aluminum or powder coated items. Some items counted in groups or pairs.

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CUSTOM CATEGORY
(Custom and Sports Car Classes)

 

MODIFICATION CLASS LIST

Conservative = 0-4 modifications
Mild = 5-7 modifications
Semi = 8-11 modifications
Full = 12 or more modifications
Radical = must be chopped, channeled or sectioned

CUSTOM CLASSES

1949 thru current year (some exceptions on years)
Judges will give consideration to the intent of the vehicle.
1. HARDTOP/SEDAN – 1949 - 1954
2. HARDTOP/SEDAN – 1955 - 1959
3. HARDTOP/SEDAN – 1960 – 1969
4. HARDTOP/SEDAN – 1970 - 1979
5. HARDTOP/SEDAN – 1980 - 1989
6. HARDTOP/SEDAN – 1990 - 1999
7. HARDTOP/SEDAN – 2000 - CURRENT
(May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
8. CONVERTIBLE – 1949 - 1959
9. CONVERTIBLE – 1960 - 1969
10. CONVERTIBLE – 1970 - 1989
11. CONVERTIBLE – 1990 - 1999
12. CONVERTIBLE – 2000 - CURRENT
(May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
13. WAGON 1949 - 1954
14. WAGON 1955 - 1979
15. WAGON 1980 - CURRENT
All Wagons including Nomads, etc. (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
16. EARLY CUSTOM 1935 thru 1948
Must be early tradition style custom: Vehicle must be chopped, channeled or
sectioned, have over ten (10) modifications and a silhouette change. Modifications should be made using body parts appropriate to the era, early type induction or carbureted motor, White wall tires, Steel wheels and early style type interior.
17. EARLY CUSTOM 1949 thru 1954
Must be early tradition style custom: Body modifications should be made using body parts appropriate to the era, early type induction or carbureted motor, White wall tires, Steel wheels and early style type interior. Will be broken down to hardtop or convertible. (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
18. EARLY CUSTOM 1955 thru 1964
Must be early tradition style custom: Body modifications should be made using body parts appropriate to the era, early type induction or carbureted motor, White wall tires, Steel wheels and early style type interior. Will be broken down to hardtop or convertible. (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
19. HANDBUILT CUSTOM
Built from scratch, includes futuristic and concept vehicles.
20. LOWRIDER CUSTOM
Must have hydraulics/airbags, front and rear. (May be broken down, if needed, to Early, Custom, Late, Contemporary, Current. Also Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full, or Radical).
(May be broken down to Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
21. COMPACT CUSTOM
VW, Vega, Pinto, Honda-Type Vehicles. (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
22. COMPACT WAGON
VW, Vega, Pinto, Honda-Type Vehicles (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
23. FOREIGN CUSTOM
Foreign or Asian vehicles with less than five (5) modifications. No luxury types. Over five (5) modifications moves a vehicle to appropriate class in custom.
24. LUXURY CUSTOM
Foreign or Asian luxury sedans (Jaguar, Lexus, Mercedes, etc.) with less than five (5) modifications. Over five (5) modifications moves vehicle to the appropriate class in custom.
25. CUSTOM 4X4
Automotive bodies equipped with 4x4 suspensions, for street only. (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
26. CUSTOM DUNE BUGGY
Street legal only. No off-road type vehicles.
27. LUXURY LIMOUSINE
Stretched Cadillacs, Lincolns, etc.

SPORT CLASSES

These classes are for two (2) passenger cars, both domestic and foreign.
1. SPORTS - Pre 1963
2. SPORTS - 1963 - 1967
3. SPORTS - 1968 - 1982
4. SPORTS - 1983 - Current
(May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
5. HANDBUILT SPORTS
Built from scratch or kits, i.e. Cobra, Bradley, etc.
6. EXOTIC SPORTS
Limited production two (2) passenger vehicle, i.e. Zimmer, etc.

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TRUCK/VAN CATEGORY
(Truck/Pickup and Van Classes)

 

MODIFICATION CLASS LIST

Conservative = 0-4 modifications
Mild = 5-7 modifications
Semi = 8-11 modifications
Full = 12 or more modifications
Radical = must be chopped, channeled or sectioned.

TRUCK/PICKUP CLASSES

These classes include all type trucks, and pickups. No competition type or restored.
1. STREET ROADSTER PICKUP - Pre 1935 (May be broken with top or topless).
2. ALTERED STREET ROADSTER PICKUP - Pre 1935
Chopped and/or no fenders. (May be broken with top or topless).
3. STREET ROD PICKUP - Pre 1935
4. ALTERED STREET ROD PICKUP - Pre 1935
Chopped and/or no fenders. (May be broken with top or topless).
5. STREET ROD TRUCK - Pre 1935 (Includes C-Cabs and Panels).
6. ALTERED STREET ROD TRUCK - Pre 1935 (includes C-Cabs and Panels).
Chopped and/or no fenders. (May be broken with top or topless).
7. ROD PICKUP 1935 - 1947
Because of body styles 1948 trucks go into a pickup category. No large trucks. (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
8. ROD TRUCK 1935 - 1948
All trucks, including car carriers, flat beds, cab-over, etc. (May be broken down to radical only if vehicles are chopped, channeled, or sectioned).
9. PICKUP 1948 - 1952 except GM
GM 1947 - 1954 (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
10. PICKUP 1953 - 1956 except GM
GM 1955 - 1956 (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
11. PICKUP 1957 - 1972
(May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
12. PICKUP 1973 - 1987
(May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
13. PICKUP 1988 – 2005
(May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
14. PICKUP 2006 - Current
(May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
15. PICKUP CUSTOM
Rancheros, El Caminos or cars made into pickups. (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
16. EARLY CUSTOM PICKUP - 1949 thru 1957
Must be early tradition style custom: Body modifications should be made using body parts appropriate to the era, early type induction or carbureted motor, White wall tires, Steel wheels and early style type interior. (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
17. UTILITY WAGON
Carry-alls, Blazers, Ram chargers, Explorers, Jeeps, Cherokees, Bravados, Navigators, etc. (May be broken down, if needed, to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical. May also be broken into 2x4 or 4x4, if needed).
18. 4X4 PICKUP
All full sized pickups. No competition or competition appearing pickups. (May be
broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
19. COMPACT 4X4 PICKUP
All small size 4x4 pickups. No competition or competition appearing pickups. (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
20. COMPACT PICKUP
Chevy S10, Ranger, Toyota, Datsun, Courier, Luv, etc. (May be broken down to
Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
21. TRUCK
1949 thru current year large trucks. (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
22. DUALLY TRUCK
1949 thru current year, all pickups with dually type fenders, dual tires or tires over 12 inches wide etc.
23. LOWRIDER TRUCK
Must have hydraulics/airbags front and rear. (May be broken down, if needed, to
Early, Custom, Late, Contemporary, Current. Also Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
24. HANDBUILT TRUCK
Built from scratch.

VAN/PANEL/SEDAN DELIVERY CLASSES

These classes include all type Vans, Panels, and Sedan Deliveries. No
competition type or restored.
1. STREET DELIVERY - Pre 1935
2. ALTERED STREET DELIVERY - Pre 1935
Chopped and/or no fenders. (May be broken with top or topless).
3. ROD PANEL/DELIVERY 1935 - 1948
(May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
4. PANEL
1949 thru current year. Panels usually have two doors in the rear of the vehicle that open out to the side. (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
5. SEDAN DELIVERY
1949 thru current year. Sedan deliveries usually have one door in the rear that opens sideways. Some models have a split door that opens up on the top and down on the bottom. (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
6. COMPACT PANEL/SEDAN DELIVERY
PT Cruisers, HHR, Vegas, Pintos, etc. (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
7. VAN
(May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
8. LOWRIDER VAN
Must have hydraulics / airbags front and rear. (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
9. COMPACT VAN
All years (Ford, GM, Dodge, Toyota, Honda, etc.).
10. 4X4 VAN
All 4x4 vans. No competition or competition appearing 4x4 vans.
11. HANDBUILT VAN
Built from scratch.

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STREET MACHINE/COMPETITION VEHICLES CATEGORY
(Street Machine, Early Street Machine, Pro Street, Street Touring, Pro Touring and Competition Classes)

 

STREET MACHINE CLASSES

Street Machine entries must have the following items: a narrow rear end, tubbed or mini tubbed rear wheel wells and rear tires 12” or wider. These are mandatory changes. In addition, they must have at least three (3) of the following: roll bar or cage, uncapped type exhaust, traction bars, blower, Hilborn or tunnel ram intake, competition style gauges, pro stock type hood scoop (minimum 5 inches tall), wheelie bars, aluminum or no inner fender wells or aluminum firewall. Judges consideration will be given to the intent of the vehicle.
1. STREET MACHINE STREET ROD - Pre 1935
2. STREET MACHINE ROD - 1935 - 1948
3. STREET MACHINE - 1949 - 1964
4. STREET MACHINE - 1965 - 1979
5. STREET MACHINE - 1980 - Current year.
6. STREET MACHINE TRUCK/VAN - 1949 - 1964
7. STREET MACHINE TRUCK/VAN - 1965 - 1979
8. CURRENT STREET MACHINE TRUCK/VAN - 1980 thru current year.

EARLY STREET MACHINE CLASSES

Cars built in early 60’s style Street Machine. Must have parts appropriate to the era, Wheels that are era correct. (Crager SS, American Racing, ET, etc). Some of the design elements of the car should be. Roll bar, side exit exhaust, fender well headers, ladder bars, cut away or radiuses wheel wells, tilt front end, a straight axle in place of independent front suspension, set back motor, wheelie bars, aluminum inner fender panels or fire wall. May have “cheater slicks”. Interior must be period style and material no leather or tweed. Induction may have blower, Tunnel Ram, Hilborn or Rochester style no modern EFI. Judges consideration will be given to the intent of the vehicle.
1. EARLY STREET MACHINE STREET ROD - Pre 1935
2. EARLY STREET MACHINE ROD - 1935 - 1948
3. EARLY STREET MACHINE - 1949 - 1967
4. EARLY STREET MACHINE TRUCK/VAN - 1949 - 1967

PRO STREET CLASSES

Requirements are the same as for Street Machine except the vehicle must have a full cage and full frame Change (custom or aftermarket) the frame should be fabricated from round or square tubing and run from the radiator past the rear axle. No part of the stock frame may be used. A minimum of a six-point cage is required. The intended purpose of the vehicle will be considered in classifying within this category. Special consideration will be given for engineering and safety.
1. PRO-STREET - STREET ROD - Pre 1935
2. PRO-STREET - ROD - 1935 thru 1948
3. PRO-STREET - 1949 thru 1964
4. PRO-STREET - 1965 thru 1979
5. PRO-STREET - 1980 thru current year.
6. PRO-STREET - TRUCK/VAN - 1949 thru 1964
7. PRO-STREET - TRUCK/VAN - 1965 thru 1979
8. CURRENT PRO-STREET - TRUCK/VAN - 1980 thru current year.

STREET TOURING

Open to any 1953 or newer touring designed entry. All entries must have a performance enhanced suspension, performance style brakes and must incorporate a competition enhanced interior. This would incorporate competition style gauges, shifter, pedals, competition style seats, seat belts, and or shoulder harness. Judges consideration will be given to the intent of the vehicle.

PRO TOURING

Open to any 1953 or newer touring designed entry. All entries must have a full chassis (custom or aftermarket); the frame should be fabricated from round or square tubing and run from the radiator past the rear axle. No part of the stock frame may be used. In addition all entries must have a roll bar / roll cage, performance enhanced suspension, performance style brakes, and competition enhanced interior, competition style gauges, shifters, pedals competition style seats and seat belts and or shoulder harness. Should have a competition look.
Judges consideration will be given to the intent of the vehicle.

COMPETITION CLASSES

All competition vehicles (cars, trucks, off-road, vans or rods) are classified according to rodshows.com rules and regulations. These are not necessarily in line with classifications set by racing bodies, but are established to separate competition vehicles for show, so that like vehicles will be competing against each other for class. The intended purpose of a vehicle will be considered in classifying in the Competition Category. All vehicles must have a Roll Bar or Roll Cage, Seat Belts or Shoulder Harness. No Exceptions.
1. DUNE BUGGY
All type bodies, any size tire and wheel. Must meet safety requirements.
2. 4X4 COMPETITION
4x4 type vehicles intended for off-road use. Must meet safety requirements.
3. SAND BUGGY
Bare floor pans for off-road fun or competition. Must meet safety requirements.
4. BAJA COUPE
Full-bodied off-road, cross-country or closed course racing vehicles. Must meet safety requirements.
5. FORMULA ROAD RACER
For all open wheeled road racing cars. May include closed wheel Can/Am cars. Must meet safety requirements.
6. PRODUCTION ROAD RACER
All production road-racing cars both foreign and domestic. Must meet safety
requirements.
7. COMPETITION STOCK
1959 or later drag type stock car. Bolt-on traction bars only, no ladder bars or wheelie bars are allowed. Factory multiple carburetors allowed. Must have full factory upholstery (no interior gutting) Rear seats may be removed for installation of roll bar or roll cage, must be carpeted. Engine and intake must be same year and make as vehicle. Must meet safety requirements.
8. GAS COUPE/SEDAN
Non supercharged/turbo charged vehicles, domestic or foreign. Body may not be
changed in length, width, height or contour except top chop(maximum 4"), must have fenders. May have only driver’s seat. May incorporate a fiberglass body. Interiors are optional. Must meet safety requirements.
9. COMPETITION Roadster
Same requirements as Gas Coupe/Sedan, except a car must be produced as open bodied roadster, sports car, or convertible. Interiors are optional. Must meet safety requirements.
10. ALTERED COMPETITION - GAS COUPE/SEDAN
Same as Gas Coupe/Sedan, except may be supercharged or turbocharged. Total body height reduction no more than ten (10) inches. May or may not have fenders. Interiors are optional. Must meet safety requirements.
11. ALTERED COMPETITION - ROADSTER
Same requirements as Altered Competition Gas Coupe/Sedan, except cars must be produced as open bodied roadster, sports car, or convertible. Interiors are optional. Must meet safety requirements.
12. PRO-STOCK
1989 or later North American built coupes or sedans. Body, drive train, etc., may not be altered, modified or relocated. Limited to two, four-barrel carburetors. Fiberglass restricted to hood, front fenders, splash pans, valance panels, rear deck lid, and doors. Interiors are optional. Must meet safety requirements.
13. DRAGSTER
All type dragsters used for all out drag racing. Tube frames required, must meet safety requirements. (May be broken down into dragster and sand dragster).
14. UNLIMITED
Land speed type cars, set up to run the salt flats. Must meet safety requirements.
15. MATCH RACE & EXHIBITION
Wheel stander or multi-engine vehicles that don¹t appear to fit in any other class. Must meet safety requirements.
16. FUNNY CAR
Built specifically for all out drag racing competition. Can have any amount of body modifications as long as it looks like a car not a dragster. Can have full gutted interior. Must meet safety requirements.
17. TRACK COMPETITION
Includes the following type vehicles and can have a class for each type: 1/2 midget, modified midget, dwarf cars, sprint cars, stock cars, modifieds, etc. Must meet safety requirements.
18. BRACKET RACER
For all drag cars that don¹t meet requirements for other drag classes. (Mostly due to minor changes to body, interior, tires or wheels). Must be full-bodied cars, fiberglass bodies are allowed. No altered cars allowed. Vehicle must meet safety requirements.
19. PULLING VEHICLES
All type pulling vehicles, pickups, trucks, tractors, etc. Vehicle Must meet safety requirements.
20. VINTAGE RACE CAR - Restored competition cars. Must be over twenty-five (25) years old.

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ROD CATEGORY
(Street Rod, Early Street Rod, Altered Street Rod, Early Altered Street Rod and Rod Classes)

 

STREET ROD CLASSES

Mostly 1935 and earlier vehicles. Occasionally, vehicles in the rod category may be classed by body style rather than the year break. Example: 1935 Chevrolet.
Conservative changes and modifications are allowed. No chopped tops of any kind in Roadster classes. Reproduction square, rectangular, tubular or channel frames will count as original type frames if they resemble a stock original configuration. Cars with these frames will not run in altered classes. Boxed stock frames or after market rectangular frames to stock contours will not be considered as hand built. No altered pickup beds allowed.
1. STREET COUPE- Pre 1935
2. STREET SEDAN - Pre 1935
3. STREET ROADSTER - Pre 1935 (May be broken with top or topless).
4. STREET CABRIOLET- Pre 1935
5. STREET WAGON - Pre 1935
6. STREET T - ROADSTER - Pre 1928 (May be broken with top or topless).
7. STREET TOURING - Pre 1935 (May be broken with top or topless).

EARLY STREET ROD CLASSES

Must be an early traditional style Rod (Pre 1964 styling): Steel wheels and/or wheels appropriate to the era, early type induction or carbureted motor, 4 wheel drum or Kinmont brakes, hairpin or split wish bone front end and early style type interior. Must use parts appropriate to the era. Judges will give consideration to the intent of the vehicle.
1. EARLY STREET COUPE - Pre 1935
2. EARLY STREET SEDAN - Pre 1935
3. EARLY STREET ROADSTER - Pre 1935 (May be broken with top or topless).
4. EARLY STREET CABRIOLET- Pre 1935
5. EARLY STREET WAGON - Pre 1935
6. EARLY STREET T - ROADSTER - Pre 1928 (May be broken with top or topless).
7. EARLY STREET TOURING - Pre 1935 (May be broken with top or topless).

ALTERED STREET ROD CLASSES

(Mostly 1935 and earlier vehicles). Altered classes must have one of the following: a hand built frame, fenders removed, chopped top, channeled body or sectioned body. Fiberglass bodies with any of the same modifications done will go into altered classes. Round tubing will constitute a hand built frame. Altered pickups are included.
1. ALTERED STREET COUPE - Pre 1935
2. ALTERED STREET SEDAN - Pre 1935
3. ALTERED STREET ROADSTER - Pre 1935 (May be broken with top or topless).
4. ALTERED STREET CABRIOLET - Pre 1935
6. ALTERED STREET WAGON - Pre 1935
7. ALTERED STREET T ROADSTER - Pre 1928 (May be broken with top or topless,
pickups).
8. ALTERED STREET TOURING - Pre 1935 (May be broken with top or topless).
9. RADICAL ALTERED STREET ROD - Pre 1935 Radical body work, nose,
fins, fenders, which are radical in design.
10. HANDBUILT STREET ROD - Extreme designs as to be unrecognizable from
a production body. Includes all futuristic rods and concept vehicles.

EARLY ALTERED STREET ROD CLASSES

Must be an early traditional style Rod (Pre 1964 styling): Steel wheels and/or wheels appropriate to the era, early type induction or carbureted motor, 4 wheel drum or Kenmont brakes, hairpin or split wish bone front end and early style type interior. Must use parts appropriate to the era. Judges will give consideration to the intent of the vehicle.
1. EARLY ALTERED STREET COUPE - Pre 1935
2. EARLY ALTERED STREET SEDAN - Pre 1935
3. EARLY ALTERED STREET ROADSTER - Pre 1935 (May be broken with top or topless).
4. EARLY ALTERED STREET CABRIOLET - Pre 1935
5. EARLY ALTERED STREET WAGON - Pre 1935
6. EARLY ALTERED STREET T ROADSTER - Pre 1928
(May be broken with top or topless, pickups).
7. EARLY ALTERED STREET TOURING - Pre 1935 (May be broken with top or topless).
8. EARLY RADICAL ALTERED STREET ROD - Pre 1935 Radical body work, nose, fins, fenders, which are radical in design, also body panels, roofs, etc

ROD CLASSES

The following classes are for 1935 thru 1948 vehicles. Classes are determined by
modifications.

MODIFICATION CLASS LIST
Conservative = 0-4 modifications
Mild = 5-7 modifications
Semi = 8-11 modifications
Full = 12 or more modifications
Radical = must be chopped, channeled or sectioned
1. ROD SEDAN
1935 thru 1948 (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
2. ROD COUPE
1935 thru 1948 (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
3. ROD CONVERTIBLE
1935 thru 1948 (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
4. ROD WAGON
1935 thru 1948 All station wagon type vehicles. (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
8. ROD LOWRIDER
1935 thru 1948. Must have hydraulics/airbags front and rear. (May be broken down to Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical). All types of Custom Rod Vehicles: sedans, coupes, pickups, panels, sedan deliveries, and convertibles.

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RESTORED CATEGORY

All restored, original and antique vehicles will be classified according to rodshows.com rules and regulations. These are not necessarily in line with classification by other governing bodies.

RESTORED CLASSES

1. ANTIQUE Pre 1928
2. RESTORED - 1928 thru 1934
3. RESTORED - 1935 thru 1948
4. RESTORED - 1949 thru 1954
5. RESTORED - 1955 thru 1960
6. RESTORED - 1961 thru 1969
7. RESTORED - 1970 thru 1979
8. RESTORED - 1980 thru 1994
9. RESTORED - 1995 thru current year.
10. RESTORED PICKUP - May be broken down to Early = up to 1972, Late = 1973 to
current year.
11. RESTORED CONVERTIBLE - May be broken down to Early = up to 1972, Late =
1973 to current year.
12. ALTERED RESTORED - Two minor changes only! Such as upholstery material,
steering wheel, gauges, battery, carpet or radial tires (1969 or earlier). No pin striping, wheels, radios or etc.
13. FOREIGN SPORTS - Non-American manufacturers; restored or original.
All years.
14. DOMESTIC SPORTS - North American manufactured; restored or original.
All years.
15. ALTERED SPORTS - Any restored types with no more than two (2) minor
changes. (See Altered Restored). Both Foreign and Domestic. All years.

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BOAT CATEGORY

1. CUSTOM BOAT
For pleasure boating. Low profile designs, any engine displacement, water cooled manifold or headers, full upholstery, bucket or bench type seats. Can have a ski tow. (May be broken down, if needed, to inboard, outboard, v-drive, jet drive, flat bottom or hydro).
2. COMPETITION BOAT
For racing, hydro, unlimited, drag and closed course racing boats. Any type exhaust system. (May be broken down, if needed, to inboard, outboard, v-drive, jet drive, flat bottom, or hydro).
3. RESTORED BOAT
Any type of boat restored to new or original condition. Can be a day cruiser, pleasure, or racing boat.

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MOTORCYCLE CATEGORY

The following constitutes a modification to a motorcycle, anything other than stock.
Example:
one (1) modification = Paint: No matter how extensive or simple, candy, flake, lacquer, pearl, or murals.
one (1) modification = Engine: Change (not same make as the frame, Harley to Honda, Triumph to Harley, etc.).
one (1) modification each = Frame: detailed and molded frame, each frame change, or major mod’s to frame.
one (1) modification each = Other Modifications: Fender Change and /or Metal Work per fender = one (1) modification. Side covers, tanks, lights, handlebars, forks, triple T, struts, gas tank, hubs, wheels, exhaust, seat, carburetors, brakes, blowers and/or turbos. Bolt-ons: will count as a change. Four (4) changes would count as a modification. Example: saddle bags, pegs, instruments, fasteners, engine bright work and other accessories, etc.

MODIFICATION CLASS LIST

Conservative = 0 – 6 Modifications
Mild = 7 – 11 Modifications
Semi = 12 -16 Modifications
Full = Over 17 Modifications
Radical = Any number of modifications, However must have a radically designed frame or hand built frame and or sheet metal. (Frames may be over the counter or owner modified). An altered stock silhouette.
1. CUSTOM BIKE
Class for assembled bike, can be over the counter frame. May be broken into Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical.
2. CUSTOM TOURING BIKE
Class for assembled bike, can be over the counter frame. Must have Bags, Fairing / Windshield Optional. May be broken into Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical.
3. PRO STREET BIKE
Must have wide rear rim and tire, nitrous, blower, multi-carbs, multi-engines.
Very high performance street use intended.
4. CHOPPER BIKE
Maybe broken down to current or early. Early must be pre “Evo” motor (All pre Evo S&S or comparable motors are expectable). Must have extended forks. Optional modifications include: high rise handle bars, up sweep exhaust pipes.
Judges will give consideration to the intent of the vehicle.
5. CHOPPER (METRIC)
Maybe broken down to current or early. Optional modifications include: Extended forks, high rise handle bars, up sweep exhaust pipes.
6. CUSTOM BOBBER
May be broken down current or early. Early must be pre “Evo” motor
(All pre Evo S&S or comparable motors are expectable). Judges will give consideration to the intent of the vehicle.
7. CUSTOM BOBBER (METRIC)
Maybe broken down to current or early.
8. EARLY BOBBER
Pre 1958 H.D., Indian, etc.
9. AMERICAN MANUFACTURED CUSTOM
Current D.O.T. manufacturer ( Big Dog. Iron Horse, Titan, Etc.). May be broken into Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical, or by year.
10. AMERICAN MANUFACTURED CHOPPER
Current D.O.T. manufacturer (Big Dog. Iron Horse, Titan, Etc.).
11. AMERICAN MANUFACTURED
Harley, Victory, Indian, Excelsior, Henderson, Etc. May be broken into Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical, or by year.
12. EUROPEAN / ASIAN MANUFACTURED
Any cruiser style bike produced by a European or Asian manufacturer. May be broken into Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical, or by year.
13. AMERICAN MANUFACTURED TOURING BIKE
All Touring Bikes, must have windshield and saddle bags and faring if standard
equipment from factory, Optional windshield. May be broken into Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical.
14. OFFROAD/DUAL SPORT BIKE
Scramblers, Off Road, Moto-Cross, Supermoto, Enduro, Hillclimb, Trail, Adventure Touring, Etc.
15. DRAG / COMP BIKE
Drag & Salt type bikes only – Domestic or Foreign.
16. SPORT BIKE
Includes Touring Models, Street Racers and Caf’e Racers.
Example; Suzuki GSX/Hayabusa or any comparable models from Honda, Kawasaki,
Yamaha, Ducati, BMW, Triumph, Buell and Moto Guzzi. May be broken into Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical. Judges will give consideration to the intent of the vehicle.
17. 3-WHEELED BIKE
All three wheeled bikes with a motorcycle engine. (May be broken into Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
18. BIKE WITH SIDE CAR
All bikes with side car.
19. SCOOTERS
Motorized bicycles, Includes Mopeds, Whizzer’s, Cushman’s, Etc. (May be broken into restored or custom).
20. AUTO BIKE
Any bike with an automotive engine. May be broken into 2-wheel or 3-wheel. (May be broken into Conservative, Mild, Semi, Full or Radical).
21. ANTIQUE CUSTOM BIKE
Custom bike designed with an antique flair. (Maybe broken down to American, European, or Asian motor)
22. ANTIQUE RESTORED BIKE
All bikes that have been restored. May be broken down if needed.
Early – up to 1940
Late – 1941 to 1965
Current – 1966 to 1985
Contemporary – 1986 to 1998

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SPECIAL INTEREST – MISC.

1. GO KART
Open chassis or Can Am bodies.
2. MINI-VEHICLE
Hand built or kit.
3. EXPERIMENTAL
4. MINI BIKE
All mini bikes two (2) wheeled.
5. NOVELTY VEHICLE
6. JR. DRAGSTER
7. ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE
8. PEDAL CARS

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KIDS CLASSES

1. PEDAL CARS
2. CUSTOM WAGON
3. CUSTOM BICYCLE
4. QUARTER MIDGET
5. JR. DRAGSTER
6. SPECIAL INTEREST MOTORIZED
7. SPECIAL INTEREST NON-MOTORIZED
8. LOWRIDER BICYCLE

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