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NCRS 2017 National Convention Judging Information

2017 NCRS National Convention Judging Information
Sunday July 9th through Thursday July 13nd, 2017
San Antonio, Texas

Entries accepted, in order, by US Postal Service postmark date OR a successfully completed and paid online registration at www.NCRS.org/ events/. First Class mail only (no overnight express!). Entries postmarked prior to February 1st, 2017, or those which are incomplete in any way will be returned. If you need a copy of the paper form.

NO JUDGING ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER June 1st-YOUR COMPLETED REGISTRATION MATERIALS MUST ARRIVE IN THE REGISTRATION OFFICE ON OR BEFORE JUNE 1st TO BE CONSIDERED FOR JUDGING AT THE CONVENTION.

All Flight®/Duntov/McLellan/Hill Divisions are limited to eight (8) cars; PV® Divisions to four (4) cars; Star/Bowtie and Crossed Flags Divisions to four (4) cars; Founders® unlimited; American Heritage by invitation only. ALL DIVISIONS CLOSE ON June 1st. All cars to be judged must be in place and checked-in at the Judging Registration desk between 9am and 5pm Sunday, July 9th. Any entry not in place will be considered a scratch, all fees forfeited, and cars on the waiting list will be eligible. Judged cars must remain in place until the completion of all judging on Thursday afternoon*.

* Legal owner of the car must present himself/herself at the NCRS Registration Desk on Sundday, July 9, 2017.

The following is a list of tentative Divisions, day and time of judging. Please note that they are subject to change:
Monday, July 10th, 8:30am to completion,

PV®s (by appointment), NCRS Founders Award® Judging, and all Operations Checks. See information below.
Tuesday, July 11th, 8:30am to completion,
All Star/Bowtie and Crossed Flags Judging. See information below.
Wednesday, July 12th, 8:30am to completion, Flight®/Duntov/McLellan Judging
1953-1955 1958-1960 1963-1964 1965 1966 1967(BB) 1970-1972 1973-1977 1984-1989
Thursday, July 13th, 8:30am to completion, Flight®/Duntov/McLellan/Hill Judging
1956-1957 1961-1962 1966 1967(SB) 1968-1969 1978-1982 1990-1996 1997-1999

Flight Judging® Requirements: With your application and payment, you must include proof that your car has achieved an NCRS Third Flight® Award (or higher), under your ownership, since January 1, 2014. Proof of vehicle ownership and proof of liability insurance must also be supplied with your registration. If any of these required items are not available when you submit your registration, please so indicate, however, all of the missing items must be received in the Registration office no later than June 1. The owner is the only person who may enter and represent a car for judging. You will be required to remain with your car on Monday, July 10, after all Operations Checks are completed, so that you may drive your car for placement in its predetermined spot on the show field.

Duntov® (1953-74), McLellan® (1975-92) and Hill® (1993-1999) Judging Requirements: With your application and payment, you must include proof that your car has achieved at least a 97.0 Net Score at an NCRS Regional Meet or National Convention and proof that your car has achieved an NCRS Performance Verification® Award, both under your ownership and since January 1, 2014. Liability insurance, proof of vehicle ownership, representation, and remaining with your car until it has been placed on the show field on Monday, July 10 are all the same as noted above under Flight Judging® Requirements.

Performance Verification® Requirements: Identical to Flight Judging®. In addition, the car must be licensed for legal street operation and the owner/operator must have a valid driver’s license. Liability insurance, proof of vehicle ownership, representation, and must remain with your car until it has been placed on the show field on Monday, July 10 are all the same as noted above under Flight Judging® Requirements.

Star/Bowtie Judging Requirements: Available at this Convention for 1953-1982 Corvettes. A completely filled out Star/Bowtie application (available in the NCRS Judging Reference Manual) must be included with your entry. Proof of vehicle ownership and liability insurance, owner representation, and owner must remain with the car until it has been placed on the show field on Monday, July 10 are all the same as noted above under Flight Judging® Requirements. Refer to the current NCRS Judging Reference Manual (8th Edition) for prerequisites.

Crossed Flags Judging Requirements: Crossed Flags Judging Requirements: Available at this Convention for 1984-1999 Corvettes that have received the McLellan or Hill Award. Proof of vehicle ownership and liability insurance, representation, and owner must remain with the car until it has been placed on the show field on Monday, July 10 are all the same as noted above under Flight Judging® Requirements. Refer to the NCRS Judging Reference Manual (8th Edition) for prerequisites.

Founders Judging® Requirements: Refer to the current NCRS Judging Reference Manual (8th Edition) for specific requirements. Proof of ownership, liability insurance, representation, and owner must remain with the car until it has been placed on the show field on Monday, July 10 are all the same as noted above under Flight Judging® Requirements.

American Heritagesm Judging Requirements: Proof of ownership, liability insurance, owner representation, and owner must remain with the car until it has been placed on the show field on Monday, July 10 are all the same as noted above under Flight Judging® Requirements. Refer to the NCRS Judging Reference Manual for prerequisites.

Sportsman Display Notes: All Sportsman entries (including cars entered for both Sportsman and Year of the ‘66) will be assigned parking places in the outdoor Sportsman Lot.

Year of the 1967 Requirements: This display class is open to any and all 1967 Corvettes- restored, unrestored, customized, rolling chassis, or even partially completed. Cars will be displayed in a special area. Owners will also receive a special plaque.

Contingency Applications: Those applying for Flight®, Duntov, McLellan, Hill, PV®, American Heritage or Founders® Judging who have not yet completed the requirements, but intend to do so prior to June 1 may apply on a contingent basis. With your application, include specific information indicating where and when you will be attempting to fulfill your requirements. Priority will be given according to completion date of your requirements.

Judging Confirmation: All Car Judging Confirmations will be sent to you only by the National Judging Chairman, David Brigham. These are separate from your Convention Registration confirmation.

Judges: Team Judges will be selected and contacted by the National Team Leaders from the most experienced available candidates. Every effort will be made to have the Judging Teams contacted and confirmed by mid-June.

Observer Judges: Members with little or no experience are strongly encouraged to join in by participating as an Observer Judge. You will not be contacted prior to the Convention and need only to be present as indicated on the schedule.

Members Applying to Enter More than One Car: Use a separate application for each car entered. Your multiple application will be governed by those rules outlined in the current NCRS Judging Reference Manual (8th Edition).

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