We invite you to join us over three spectacular days February 23, 24, & 25, 2018 as we commemorate the 12th Annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance. The Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance is the fastest growing Concours in the nation and the world’s largest for charity
BE A PART OF AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY
12th Annual Boca Concours of Elegance
The 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 judges some of the finest automobiles and motorcycles ever built.
From our very first Concours, the world-renowned Boca Raton Resort and Club has been the proud host of this prestigious event benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County.
– Day 1 –
The weekend’s festivities begin with the duPont Registry Live Hangar Party at Atlantic Aviation at the Boca Raton Airport. The Hangar Party offers guests a chance to experience select tastings from more than 20 of South Florida’s finest restaurants and peruse a display of exotic cars, custom motorcycles, extravagant boats, private jets, luxury motorcoaches, premier vendors and more.
duPont Registry Live: 6:00pm-9:00pm
at the Boca Raton Airport.
Atlantic Aviation, 3700 Airport Rd Boca Raton, FL 33432
– Day 2 –
FEBRUARY 24, 2018
On Saturday night, enjoy the Concours Gala Dinner, Auction& Show. The evening’s festivities will include the presentation
of the Annual Automotive Lifetime Achievement Awards to Bob Carter for Toyota & Norman Braman of Braman Motorcars. Past recipients have been Marc Cannon, Dave Zuchowski, Rita & Rick Case, Stephen Cannon,Keith Crain, the Ed Morse Automotive Group, Mike Maroone, Roger Penske, Bobby Rahal, Mike Jackson, H. Wayne Huizenga, Carroll Shelby, Edsel Ford, John Staluppi, Emerson Fittipaldi and JM Family Enterprises.
Also, each year during the live auction, guests have the opportunity to bid on one-of-a-kind trips and “experience”
packages, luxury jewelry, and more. The night will conclude with a stellar performance by renowned comedian Tim Allen. Past entertainers have been Jay Leno, Jeff Foxworthy, Howie Mandel, Dennis Miller, Dana Carvey, Bob Newhart and Wayne Brady.
Welcome Reception & Silent Auction: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Dinner, Live Auction and Entertainment: 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
– Day 3 –
FEBRUARY 25, 2018
THE BOCA RATON CONCOURS d’ ELEGANCE at the Boca Raton Resort & Club:
On Sunday, February 25th, 175 of the finest collector cars and motorcycles from around the country will gather on the show
field at the famed Boca Raton Resort & Club. On display at this year’s Concours will be an exquisite collection of AACA “Cars through the Decades,” and Lincoln-Mercury vehicles. The judging process will combine a point/percentage system, along with the Modified French Rule evaluation criteria of the cars condition, authenticity/originality, and appeal in the following areas: the vehicle’s exterior, its interior area, the engine area, and the overall presentation, visual impact, and significance of the car. JAY LENO & TIM ALLEN WILL BE CELEBRITY JUDGES!
A variety of manufactures will be displaying vintage, antique, and classic automobiles. Plus, guests will have the opportunity
to enjoy an assortment of gourmet food, wines, and cocktails from 30 of South Florida’s finest restaurants in the Concours
Show set-up: 7:00am – 8:30am – Judging: 9:00am – 12:00pm
VIP Admission: 9:30am
General Admission: 10:00am
Concours d’Gourmet: 11:30am – 2:30pm
Awards Ceremony: 1:00pm
1515 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33432
1515 South Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33432
Featured Artist: Mark Watts
Mark attended the School of Visual Arts in New York City and Temple University, Tyler Campus in Philadelphia. He has been creating great works of art for the past 30 years. Now with two studios, one in the rolling hills of Bucks County Pennsylvania and one in Sunny South Florida. Mark has worked for clients such as Walt Disney, Budweiser, The Rolling Stones, Warner Brothers Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Sony, Tyco Toys, Crayola, William Morrow Publishing, and Avon Books – to name a few! Mark has produced many illustrations for popular toys such as the Hasbro Transformers kids toy boxes over 40 Transformer Toy Boxes and the Tyco Toys Crash Dummies boxes. Some of his most recognizable book covers were made into movies: The Odessa File, Day of the Jackel, and The Dogs of War. He created the logo Illustration for the Clint Eastwood movie Pink Cadillac. Mark also has done many paintings for Budweiser that were produced on there Limited Edition Collector Car Steins. His work has been displayed in many shows around the country and also at the prestigious Society of Illustrators Club in New York City. Mark was a featured artist on the QVC Home Shopping television channel. He was invited to display his work for the past number of years at the Antique Auto Museum Hershey Pa. – The event is Night At The Museum. Another exhibit, of his work “Reflections” at the Sunset Cultural Center in Carmel, California, the Week of Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Painting in acrylics, oils and digital airbrush, Mark captures the essence of reflective surfaces such as cars and water. Some of his favorite subjects are classic cars, nostalgic scenes and surreal Images. He has also done many Commissioned Art pieces for clients including many Classic Car Paintings.
Mark Watts Studios Web Site: www.markwattsstudios.com