On Sunday, February 9, 2020, the 14th annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance presented by Mercedes-Benz and AutoNation will be hosted at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. This year, auto enthusiasts will celebrate with Marque of the Year, Duesenberg on their 100th Year Anniversary. Gates open at 10:00am.
At 10:00am, judges walking through the show field meeting automobile and motorcycle owners and event attendees. Guests from around the world experience an automotive showcase like no other, featuring over 200 cars and motorcycles from an array of time periods. Auto enthusiasts have a chance to view the Marque of the Year, Duesenberg and the Feature of the Year, Auburn Cord Duesenberg Club, as well as two Special Display Classes: “30 under 30” and “Cars N’ Songs.”
An expert panel of judges who selects the finest vintage, antique, classic and exotic vehicles based on period, presentation and style include the following: Chief Judge Dr. Paul SablE; Lindsey Greene Barrett, President of the ACD Club; Diane Fitzgerald, President, RPM Foundation at America’s Automotive Trust and Diane Parker, Vice President of the Historic Vehicle Association. Grand Marshal Wayne Carini, host of Chasing Classic Cars joins the group for another stellar year along with Master of Ceremonies Bill Rothermel and Tom duPont from duPont REGISTRYTM who both handle the announcements during the ceremony and present the winners.
Once the show kicks off at 11:30am, VIP-ticketed guests are invited to enjoy a selection of gourmet food, wine and spirits from more than 25 of South Florida’s finest restaurants at the Concours d’Gourmet Pavilion.
The Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance is the world’s largest Concours owned by charity, and fully benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. Founded and directed by Rita & Rick Case of The Rick Case Automotive Group as volunteers who have annually continued their leadership and hands-on involvement over the last 14 years is all to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County and the more than 12,000 at-risk youth it serves. “The entire Concours team is comprised of over 300 volunteers who donate their time to the planning and execution of the event,” says Brian Quail, President/CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. Quail added, “The event attracts thousands of attendees and to date has raised more than $10 million for our organization.”