Calling all auto enthusiasts who have worked on, built or customized your vehicle – enter for your chance to display your car at the 2020 Twin Cities Auto Show and to compete for a trip for 2 to Barrett- Jackson Auto Auction!

Project Cars are an important part of car culture, and the Twin Cities Auto Show wants to give you a chance to show yours off.

For the purposes of this contest, a “project car” is any street legal vehicle that has been altered by the owner.

3 finalists will be selected to display their Project Car at the 2020 Twin Cities Auto Show and compete for a trip to a Barrett- Jackson Auto Auction (plus bragging rights)!

The finalists will have their cars on display at the Twin Cities Auto Show, March 7-15, 2020, for the duration of the show. Attendees of the Twin Cities Auto Show will vote to determine the winner, which will be announced during an awards ceremony at the show. The official date of the ceremony is to be determined.

New for the 2020 Contest:

This year the MADA Service, Parts, and Collision council will be selecting 1 additional finalist for the Project Car contest through the Shop Talk: Meet Your Future Technicians event. At this event, 2 high school students will be selected to give a short presentation on their project cars, in front of their peers and potential employers. 1 finalist will be selected to move on in the Project Car contest, displaying their car at the 2020 Twin Cities Auto Show and competing against the other 3 finalists for the grand prize.

Last Year’s Finalists:

  • 2019 Winner: 1967 Volkswagen Type III Fastback
  • 1968 Plymouth Barracuda
  • 2004 Nissan 350Z
  • Honorable Mention: 2000 Volkswagen Passat Wagon

About the Project Car Sponsor, MADA Service, Parts and Collision Council:

The Service, Parts & Collision Council (SPCC), or, “The Council,” is an organization created to support and promote Minnesota new car dealership fixed operations. The organization is dedicated to providing:

  • A clear voice in the marketplace to advance dealership service, parts and collision centers
  • Government advocacy on legislative and regulatory issues
  • Specialized information and industry support specific to the new car and truck dealership repair industry
  • Expertise in new car dealership issues
  • Promotion of automotive careers to ensure future workforce demands can be met
  • Education and awareness to consumers on quality vehicle repair and Minnesota law in case of an accident.

In short, it’s the goal of this Council to promote the health and growth of dealership service work, dealership body work and to advance the automotive repair industry.