From its very inception, the automobile has captured our imagination and played a key role in almost every major event in history. To celebrate this distinctive heritage, we invite you to join us over three spectacular days February 24, 25, & 26, as we commemorate the 6th Annual Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance. This year, we are also honored to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Shelby Cobra and Shelby American plus the 100th Anniversary of Aston Martin. This year's Concours kicks off on Friday night with the duPont Registry Live Hangar Party. On Saturday night, we will have a Gala Dinner & Show so extraordinary that it will set the standards for all Gala events to come. Then on Sunday, the main event takes place, as an expert panel judge some of the finest automobiles and motorcycles ever built. From our very first Concours, the world-renowned Boca Raton Resort has been the proud host of this prestigious event benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County.
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
Friday Night’s duPont Registry Live at the Boca Raton Airport:
The weekend's activities begin with Friday night's duPont Registry Live, a spectacular Hangar Party hosted by the duPont Registry. Because of the overwhelming success of last year's event, we have doubled the size of this year's party. Now we have twice the room to display even more exotic cars, custom motorcycles, extravagant boats, private jets, vintage aircraft, and luxury motorcoaches. Guests will also experience even more of what has become a duPont Registry Live tradition as they taste a selection of the world's finest cuisines presented by over 20 of South Florida's most prestigious restaurants. The evening will also feature a wine tasting, live entertainment, cocktails, plus the opportunity to mingle with the "Who's Who" of both business and entertainment from around the world.
Hangar Party: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FEBRUARY 25, 2012
THE CONCOURS d’ELEGANCE GRAND Gala Dinner, Auction
at the Boca Raton Resort & Club:
On Saturday night, enjoy the Concours Gala dinner, auction & show. The evening's festivities will include the presentation of the Annual Automotive Lifetime Achievement Award honoring icons in the automotive industry. Past recipients have included Roger Penske, Bobby Rahal, Mike Jackson and H. Wayne Huizenga. Plus, The Lee Iacocca Award will be presented to an individual who has demonstrated an extraordinary dedication to the preservation of classic cars. Past honorees have been Jay Leno and Dr. Edward Dauer. Also, each year during the live auction, guests have the opportunity to own the very first of some of the world's very first all new exotic and luxury cars. But no great Gala would be complete without a celebrity entertainer, and over the years, we've had some of the greats including Jay Leno, Bill Cosby, Howie Mandel and Dennis Miller.
Reception & Silent Auction: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Dinner, Live Auction and Show: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
FEBRUARY 26, 2012
THE BOCA RATON CONCOURS d’ ELEGANCE at the Boca Raton Resort & Club:
On Sunday, February 26th, nearly 300 of the finest collector cars and motorcycles from around the world will gather at the famed Boca Raton Resort & Club on the newly designed showfield that’s twice the size and created exclusively for the Boca Raton Concours – this is a first in Concours history. The occasion, to compete in what is quickly becoming one of the world's leading Concours d'Elegances'. This year, we have nearly doubled the size of the showfield, leveling it and making it wider for an even better presentation. Join thousands of enthusiasts as they celebrate the history of the automobile. An expert panel will judge a selection of the finest automobiles and motorcycles ever engineered for their historical accuracy, technical merit and overall style. A variety of manufacturers will be exhibited, including vintage, antique, and classic. Plus, guests can enjoy an assortment of gourmet food, fine wines and cocktails from a variety of South Florida's finest restaurants at the Concours d'Gourmet. There will also be a special tribute to the Shelby Cobra on its 50th anniversary featuring a selection of original Shelby Cobras, Mustangs and memorabilia. Additional celebrations are being planned, promising to make the 6th Annual Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance one you'll never forget.
Show set-up: 6:00 am – 9:30 am
Show: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Awards Ceremony: – 1:00 pm
FEBRUARY 23, 24 & 25, 2012
During this amazing weekend, guests will also have the opportunity to take part in what may be the most spectacular collector auction ever held during a Concours event. On February 23, 24 & 25, 2012, RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby's, will be auctioning off the entire Milhous Museum collection, a meticulously assembled selection of vintage automobiles, mechanical musical instruments and more. Everything is consistently world-class in its quality and preservation. So join us for the 6th Annual Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance and help create a little automotive history of your very own.