Rend Lake College Car Show set for October 19 | Community Spirit
INA, IL (KFVS) - New details have been released on the Rend Lake College Fall Car Show.
The show and activities are scheduled to start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, October 19 on the Ina campus.
In addition to the show, a swap meet and flea market, children’s activities, awards, and more will be included.
The show will be located in the east parking lot, with the flea market and swap meet in the west parking lot.
The fee for registering a car in the show will be $10.
Car judging will begin at 11 a.m. Participants will be eligible for several awards including best in show, president’s choice, best car, best truck, best Ford, best Mopar, best GM, best paint, best motor, best interior, most original, top ten from 1982 to today, and top twenty from 1981 and before.
Photos of cars and owners will be taken from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Trophies will be handed out at 2 p.m. and dash plaques will be available to the first 125 participants.
In addition to trophies, there will also be door prizes, a 50/50 raffle for an RLC scholarship, and event T-shirts for $10.
Attendees can also check out the live entertainment from Hot Rod Nights, activities in the RLC auto shop, and slot car racing and prizes.
Plenty of food vendors will be on site as well as food provided by RLC Culinary Arts program, Coffee will be served at 9 a.m. with food ready at 10:30 a.m.
Future RLC students interested in the automotive technology program can also attend the event as qualification for a new Car Show Scholarship.
Students will have to attend the car show on October 19 and complete an application process in spring to be eligible.
The scholarship will be for the 2014-2015 academic year.
RLC President Terry Wilkerson recently announced that he will match the funds raised by the Fall Car Show used for scholarships in the automotive technology program.
“Money raised by this event will be extremely important to prospective students, and I hope more of the community and car enthusiasts attend to help Rend Lake College reach out to them,” said Wilkerson in a news release.
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