Over 675 cars showed up last year!
The cost for General admission is $15.00 for a two day pass inclusive for both Saturday and Sunday Admissions.
PLEASE NOTE: NO dogs and NO bicycles are allowed on the show field at any time for the safety of the public, the cars, the vendors, and all associated with the British Invasion.
Driving Tour - Friday (leaving from the Events Field)
A driving tour of the scenic Vermont country side, culminates at the show field at the beginning of the Registrants' Reception. The tour will travel over paved roads around Stowe.
Registrant's Reception- Friday 5-7pm
The official kick-off reception for this year’s British Invasion is to be held under the tent at the STOWE EVENTS FIELD. This event is open to all Pre-Registered participants in the British Invasion Weekend, Car owners and Vendors alike. An opportunity to renew old acquaintances and make new ones. Registration name badges are required for admission and must be worn at all times.
Stowe Main Street Party- Friday 6:30-9:30pm
(Hosted by the Stowe Vibrancy Committee)
Main Street will be closed to through traffi and reserved for British Motorcar parking on Friday evening. Live music, food andbeverage service, and te shops and restaurants await your patronage. Come and join the celebration of things British as Main Street will be awash wtih people in a festive mood and, of course, British Motorcars to delight. If you are parked on Main Street remember that by 9:30pm you need to park your car back on the parrallel or depart the area so the Town mayre-open Main Street to traffic flow.
British Classic Motor Car Show Click for Class List
Judging of the British Classic Motorcar Show will be by the vote of the Registrants (People's Choice). In addition to Class Awards, "Special Awards" may be presented by Sponsors, and the Executive Committee.
Concours d'Elegance- Saturday
The Concours d'Elegance is a "Judged" competition, attracting exceptional show cars; must be British, over 15 years old, and may NOT be replicas. Judging of entrants in the Concours d'Elegance competition will be based on a 100-point system, similar to the Classic Car Club of America (CCCA) judging rules. Criteria for judging includes mechanical operation, paint, interior, woodworking, undercarriage, chrome, engine compartment, and authenticity. A minimum of 90 points is required for 1st place, 85 for 2nd place and 75 for 3rd place. In case of a tie score, multiple awards will be presented. All entrants will receive participation ribbons.
The Concours d'Elegance is a pre-registered ONLY event. The Registration Cut-Off date for the Concours d'Elegance is September 5th. NO Registrations will be accepted after September 6th for the Concours d'Elegance. You must pre-register by mail to participate. NO Car substitutions are allowed. Individual classes will be defined and assigned based on the cars accepted as of the registration cut-off date. After the cut-off date you may withdraw from Concours and enter the British Classic, but you may not transfer from the British Classic to the Concours.
British Pub- Saturday & Sunday
Our British Pub will be open to present fine English ales, wine and perhaps a mixed drink or two.
The Notch Run Driving Tour- Sunday (leaving from the High School Parking Lot - 8:30 AM)
A driving tour of the scenic Vermont country side, which will culminate at the show field. Leaving from the High School parking lot the tour will travel over paved roads through the Notch for a 70 minute morning drive.
Tailgate Picnic Competition- Sunday
A display of creativity, good food, and things British. This event has become a "Classic" and perhaps one of the best Tailgate Competitions on the East Coast! Awards will be given for "Most Elegant", "Most Creative", "Most British", "Best Costume", "Best Tasting", and "Most Humorous".
British Market Place & Auto Jumble- Friday noon to Sunday
A collection of British Companies and vendors selling British, and British like products and services. Hard to find car spares, motoring accessories, motoring teddy bears, British candy, Regalia, Barbour jackets, and more.
British Car Corral - Friday noon to Sunday
An opportunity to buy or sell a British Motor Car or Motorcycle. "For Sale" signs are NOT allowed on the show field. You may place a car for sale in the Car Corral. but in so doing, it cannot compete for honors on the show field. The Registration fee for the Car Corral includes a Tour Plaque, admission for two to all field events Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and the Registrants' Reception. If you are among the first 300 to register for the show you will also receive our special "Meet Gift."
The Competition of Colors - Sunday
On Sunday, vote for your favorite British Classic by color. Competition includes RED, WHITE, BLUE, BRITISH RACING GREEN, BLACK, TWO-TONE (for those of you who couldn't decide what color to paint your car in the first place), and RAINBOW, for all other colors not previously mentioned.
All British car owners are invited to park by color on the field with the registrants. All entrants for the British Classic Motorcar Show should display their Car Card in order to compete for awards. Registrants tor British Invasion and the general public will receive a special ballot for this fun competition! Competition 9:00 to 1:00. Awards at 2:00.