Annual Car Show

8th Annual Car Show

A fundraiser to benefit the Thomas Nelson Automotive Technology Program and its students.

Check out photos from last year's event.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 
7:00 am to 2:00 pm

A Showcase of Cars & Motorcycles

Chevrolet, Chrysler, Ford, classic and antique cars, trucks, tuners, motorcycles, as well as late model muscle cars. Judges reserve the right to combine classes the day of the show.

  • Class Trophies
  • President’s Award
  • Sponsor Trophies
  • Club Participation Trophy
  • Thomas Nelson Alumni Trophy

Registration Information

  • Register by mail, online or on site. Rain or Shine, all fees are non-refundable.
  • Pre-Registration Fees (By August 15, 2016): 1st car: $20 each, $15 each additional car. Vendor: $50 per space.
  • Day of show registration: 1st car: $25 each, $20 each additional car.

Mail the registration form (located at the bottom of the page) and payment to:

Thomas Nelson Educational Foundation, Inc.
99 Thomas Nelson Drive, Hampton, VA 23666

The Thomas Nelson Educational Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent provided by law.

Driving Directions

Thomas Nelson Community College
99 Thomas Nelson Drive
Hampton, VA 23666

From Virginia Beach

Take exit 262B for VA-134 N./Magruder Blvd. Merge onto Magruder Blvd. Turn left at Butler Farm Road. Continue onto Thomas Nelson Drive. Destination will be on the right.

From Williamsburg

Take exit 261A for Hampton Roads Center Parkway W. Merge onto Hampton Roads Center Parkway. Turn right at Big Bethel Road. Turn right at Thomas Nelson Drive. Destination will be on the left.

2016 Classes

Based on attendance, judges reserve the right to separate or combine classes the day of the show. 

AMC Stock and Modified

  • American Motors, Hudson, Nash, Kaiser, Jeep, Willy’s


  • NON Tuner late model to antique

Car Club Participation Trophy

  • The most members of a club with vehicles registered

Chrysler Stock and Modified

  • A Body: Dart, Duster, Demon Valiant, early Barracuda
  • B Body: Charger, Roadrunner, Coronet, Belvedere, Satellite, Super Bee
  • E Body: 70-74 Challenger, Barracuda
  • Front Wheel Drive All
  • Mopar, not otherwise classified

European/British/United Kingdom

  • NON Tuner late model to antique

Ford Stock and Modified

  • Mustang: up to 2004
  • Thunderbird
  • Ford Truck
  • Early – 1952
  • 1953 – 1999
  • Ford, Lincoln & Mercury not otherwise classified

General Motors Stock and Modified

  • Camaro/Firebird up to 2002
  • Chevrolet, small: Chevy II, Nova, Corvair
  • Chevrolet, intermediate Malibu, Chevelle, Monte Carlo
  • Chevrolet, big: Caprice, Impala, Biscayne
  • Pontiac
  • Buick
  • Oldsmobile
  • Cadillac
  • Corvette: C1 – C3
  • Corvette: C4 & C5

Late Model Muscle (Not more than 10 years old) Stock and Modified

  • Ford: GT, Mustang
  • GM: GTO, New Camaro, non-Corvette
  • Chrysler: Viper, Charger, 300, Challenger
  • Corvette: C5 & C6

Military Vehicle

  • All years and models


  • Does not fit in any specific class


  • Cruiser
  • Sport Bike
  • Custom/Chopper

Pro Street and Race Cars

  • All makes and models

Special Awards

  • President’s Choice, Sponsor Trophies

Street Rod

  • All makes and models

Those Fabulous Fifties

  • Any car or truck 1950-1959


  • Ford, GM, Dodge/Dakota


  • All makes and models