Concours-Where Do I Start – Lone Star Region Porsche Club

Concours – Where Do I Start?

Where Do I Start?

First thing to do to join a Concours is register for an upcoming event. Our event registration is handled by ClubRegistration.net. Create an account on the site, and look for the upcoming events in Lone Star Region, then sign-up for the next Concours.

Concours Classes

Next, determine in which class your car will compete. Porsche Club of America has 14 divisions in their Concours program. They are listed below by Division > Automobile.

  • 356
  • 914/4 & 914/6
  • 911 & 912 (1965 – 1973)
  • 911 & 912 (1974 – 1989)
  • 964 & 993 (1989 – 1998)
  • 996 & 997 (1999 – 2012)
  • 991 (2012 – on)
  • 924, 944, 968, and 928 (1977 – 1995)
  • Boxster & Cayman (1997 – 2012)
  • Boxster & Cayman (2013 – on)
  • Cayenne, Panamera & Macan (2003 – on)
  • Limited Production – Built by the Porsche factory in very small/limited quantities: 356GT, 911R/RS Lightweight/RSR/SC RS, 916, 934, 935, 924 Carrera GT/GTR/GTS, 959, 961, etc.
  • Modified – production-based automobiles exhibiting one or more of the following: comprehensive alteration of the body, the chassis, safety, engine, etc.
  • Factory Race – anything the factory built or had/has a hand in with a Porsche engine: Glockler, Abarth Carrera, 908, 917, 911RSR, 934, 935, 936, GT1, 996 Cup, etc.

 The Basic Steps in Car Preparation

  • Wash
  • Clean
  • Polish or Prep
  • Wax
  • Dress

There are various videos and such out there on social media to help you better understand cleaning techniques, materials, etc. but find the one that works the best for your as there are endless choices.

If you would like to volunteer to become a Judge please contact Tom Roy, Concours Chairman, to discuss in greater detail as there are also “Judges Schools”

Thomas Roy

Concours d’Elegance Chairperson

LSRPCA Concours d’Elegance Chair

have questions about Concours events or would like to volunteer for an event!

Contact Thomas Roy

Hector Martinez

Member-at-Large

LSRPCA Member-at-Large

Have questions about Concours events or would like to volunteer for an event!

Contact Hector Martinez

Upcoming Concours d'Elegance Events

  • LSRPCA Concours d' Elegance and Launch Event

    September 7, 2019  8:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Porsche of West Houston, 11890 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77079, USA

    Porsche West Houston Concours d’ Elegance … September the 7th, 2019

    The third Concours d’ Elegance of 2019 will be held on SATURDAY the 7th of SEPTEMBER at Porsche of West Houston located at 11890 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77079 in their front lots providing an awesome backdrop for this event with their dealership in view. All inventory will be removed from the front lots for us to stage our cars for this event as we did last year.

    We are looking forward to making this event even bigger than last year with our gracious sponsor, Porsche of West Houston, as this will be in conjunction with a Launch Event “Model TBD” so mark your calendars and sign up! All are welcome to compete, display or just attend this event for at a classy and family oriented venue that is representative of the Porsche brand.

    If you are competing you will need to arrive at 8:00 a.m. with no more cars being admitted after 9:00 (1-hour window) so that we can get everyone staged and provide you time for last minute touchups. NOTE: there will be no signing up the day of the event for competing but you can park your car in the designated display area.

    A Judges meeting will be held prior to rags down at 9:00 a.m. as judging will begin promptly thereafter. Award recognition to begin after compiling of the scores along with the conducting of a Raffle with a projected finish of 12:00 p.m.

    After the official event ends, everyone can stay for the Launch Event with fellow Porsche enthusiast and families.

    The cost of this event will be $50 per car and each participant will receive an event embroidered Polo shirt. Additional Polo shirts can be ordered when registering on line at a cost of $40. To ensure that there is not an issue with shirt manufacture, orders need to be confirmed by August the 30th when registration closes.

    Porsche of West Houston,  Marianna Brasel GM, will be the Premier Sponsor for this Concours d’ Elegance 

    www.porschewest.com

    Signup on club registration will be posted soon but PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR!

    https://clubregistration.net/events/signUp.cfm/event/9893

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