Keels & Wheels Entrants - Automobile
Automobile Show Entrants & Class List
The Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance is by invitation only. The Selection Committee invites those entries that they feel best exemplify the annual theme and class structure. Several factors are taken into consideration for accepting an entry for the Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance. The following information and guidelines should help clarify the consideration given to each entry.
The fastest way to get your automobile considered by the Selection Committee is to register online. The process takes only a few minutes. Please read the instructions prior to registering to guarantee a smooth process.
Entrants receive Exhibitor badges for full use of Lakewood Yacht Club’s restaurant and pool facilities.
Overnight security is provided by off-duty police officers and Lakewood members. Additionally, secure trailer parking is provided for both car and boat owners.
Over 200 volunteers are deployed throughout the grounds and the harbor during event hours to provide specific assistance to car and boat owners.
The deadline for entries is Friday, March 10, 2023
Registration for the 2023 event hasn’t opened yet so please check back soon.
The classic cars are divided into roughly 40 classes.
Formal judging takes place on Saturday and awards are presented on Sunday. Awards include Best of Class and Silver, in each automobile class.
Corinthian Awards are awarded to cars deserving of Special Mention. The awards presentation ends with the ultimate award known as the “Commodores Award” for Best of Show. Entry forms available 12/1 online.
The classes below will be used as the primary guideline in determining the classes used for judging. Classes may be added or expanded to more accurately reflect the actual entries received.
American Post-war 1946 – 1972
American Pre-war 1920 – 1945
Antique 1900 – 1919
Chevrolet 40s – 60s
European Post-war 1946 – 1972
European Pre-War 1920 – 1945
Ford GT 40
Hot Rods, Street Rods & Rat Rods
Pick Up Trucks (1950’s & prior)
Rolls-Royce & Bentley