65th Annual Antique & Classic Car Meet - 2022

65th Annual Antique & Classic Car Meet - 2022

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Farr Field

1901 US Rte 2

Waterbury, VT 05677

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The 65th Annual Vermont Antique & Classic Car Meet August 12-14 2022 will be at Farr Field, 1901 U.S. Rt.2 Waterbury, Vermont 05676.

About this event

The Vermont Auto Enthusiasts signature annual event is the Vermont Antique and Classic Car Meet.

This year's 65th annual Show will once again be held at Farr's Field 2 miles west of Waterbury on US Rt. 2.

Held each year on the second weekend in August this years dates are Friday the 12th through Sunday the 14th.

Welcome to the 65th Annual Vermont Antique and Classic Car Meet! The PA system announces the parade will begin in 20 minutes. A gentleman walks out of the flea market with a rusty, wood -spoke wheel under his arm. He says he has been looking for this wheel for five years! He is about as happy as can be. And did you see that 12-year-old just crank start that 1910 Sears High Wheeler? A door slams shut with a “thud”instead of a “grrr,k,k” like our modern cars! That “thud” came from a 1919 Franklin. And the smells from the food trucks.. . . unbelievable! Please go and get that old vehicle of yours fired up and tune it a bit. You have places to go and folks to see at the biggest car show in New England. Do you want toreally cap off the show with a good feeling? Contact the show chairmen, Duane Leach (dmleachs@gmail.com) or Bob Chase (rccwrn@stoweaccess.com) and ask if they have a job for you. Even if they have only a tiny task to be done, being a part ofthe show will be your main memory of this 2022 event. You will meet some of the nicest people in the world, while working the show and having the time of their lives!

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Please support our sponsors and enjoy the restaurants, stores, and attractions the area has to offer. Mark your calendars and book your room.

Sponsored by the Vermont Automobile Enthusiasts, there’s a reason why thousands of classic car connoisseurs return year after year!

This show which is one of the largest and oldest in New England and is a cherished summer tradition in Vermont. Some of the events that take place are:

  • Flea Market & Car Corral
  • Vintage Fashion Judging
  • VermontCrafters
  • Automobile Judging
  • Automobile Parade
  • Awards Ceremony
  • Street Dance
  • Antique Tractors
  • Race Cars
  • and so much more

Places to stay for the show:


Spectator admission $15 US Funds per day • Children 12 and under Free


Friday, August 12, 2022

7am-6pm – Spectator Gate and Food Concessions are open.

8am-6pm – Show vehicle registration: $30 Before July 15, $40 on site registration.

8am-6pm – Flea Market open for business. Non automotive items will not be permitted. 20 x 20 rental spaces available for $50 per lot if registered before July 1, $55 after July 1.

8am-6pm – Car Corral spaces available for $50 per vehicle at show or $40 if paid by July 15. Vehicles must be driven into the Car Corral.

Saturday, August 13, 2022

7am-6pm – Spectator Gate and Food Concessions are open.

8am-3:30pm – Show vehicle registration. Please remain on the field until the parade starts at 3:30pm.

8am-6pm – Flea Market and Car Corral open for business.

10:30am – Fashion Show Judging at Farr Field. (Costumes must be same era as year of vehicle.) Changing room available.

11:00am – Hot Wheels Racing.

1:00pm – Senior Class Judging and Youth Judging Program. The Youth Judging is sponsored by Hagerty Insurance.

3:30pm – Parade leaves the field on the parade route, passing the review stand in Waterbury Village.

7pm-10pm – Street Dance on Stowe Street in Waterbury Village.

Sunday, August 14, 2022

7am-4pm – Spectator Gate and Food Concessions are open.

8am-noon – Flea Market and Car Corral open for business.

9am – Class Judging begins; all vehicles to be judged MUST be parked in class on field by 9:30am.

11am – Valve Cover Racing.

1:30pm – Senior Awards, to be followed by Class Awards..



Vehicle Class Listings

1. Senior Vehicles... thru 1997

2. Brass Era Cars... thru 1916

3. Full Classics per AACA... 1925-1948

4. All cars except Ford... 1917-1931

5. Ford Model Ts and As including pickups... 1917-1931

6. Domestic Cars... 1932-1942

7. Domestic Cars... 1946-1952

8. Domestic Cars except Corvette and T-Bird... 1953-1958

9. Domestic Cars except Corvette and T-Bird... 1959-1964

10. Domestic Cars except Corvette, T-Bird and Mustang... 1965-1975

11. Domestic Cars except Corvette, T-Bird and Mustang... 1976-1985

12. Domestic Cars except Corvette, T-Bird and Mustang... 1986-1997

13. Ford Mustang... 1965-1997

14. Chevrolet Corvette and Ford T-Bird... 1953-1997

15. Foreign Cars except Sports Cars... thru 1997

16. Foreign Sports Cars... thru 1997

17. Sport Utility Vehicles including Jeep... thru 1997

18. Modified Vehicles including Personalized Stock, Hot Rods, Street Rods, Resto -Mods and Kit Cars (Judged by vehicle owners In this class)... thru 1997

19. Pick ups and Commercial Vehicles... thru 1997

20. Military Vehicles 3/4 Ton and Less... thru 1997

21. Military Vehicles over 3/4 Ton... thru 1997

22. Motorcycles... thru 1997

23. Emergency Vehicles- Display Only... thru 1997

24. Race Cars- Display Only... Any Year

25. Tractors- Display Only... thru 1997

26. Original Vehicles- Display Only... thru 1997

Meet Guidelines

Bicycles and dogs are not allowed on the show field for theprotection of show vehicles.

FOR SALE signs are not allowed on show vehicles. Vehiclesfor sale are welcome in the Car Corral.

Vehicles that are classified as foreign are those that wereproduced when the manufacturer’s main office was outsidethe US or Canada, regardless of where the vehicle wasactually assembled. Conversely, vehicles classified as domesticare those that were produced when the manufacturer’s mainoffice was in the US or Canada, regardless of where it wasactually assembled.

All show vehicles must have a fully charged UL approved fireextinguisher placed alongside the left front tire.

All show vehicles must be model year 1997 or older.

To be fair to show spectators on Saturday, all vehicles shouldremain on the show field until the parade begins at 3:30PM.

Camping sites are available at the nearby Little River StatePark (Tel. 802-2454-7103). Camping on site is allowed onlyfor Flea Market registrants. No camping is allowed in theparking area or show field.

Free registration is offered to show vehicles of modelyear 1925 and older. Also, if you register two vehicles, theregistration fee for the third is waived.

Judging Guidelines

The standard for evaluating all vehicles judged by the show judging staff is, “THE CONDITION AND CONFIGURATION OF THE VEHICLE WHEN DELIVERED BY THE MANUFACTURER TO THE SELLING DEALER”.

Class judging begins at 9AM on Sunday. Vehicles must be on the show field in the proper class no later than 9:30AM to be judged.

The list of classes has been substantially revised this year. Please be careful to register your vehicle in the proper class. If you are unsure of the proper class for your vehicle, please contact the chief judge at mbennettphd@gmail.com and provide your vehicle’s year, make and model.

Vehicles eligible for the Modified Class include personalized stock, hot rods, street rods, resto mods and kit cars. This class will be judged by the owners of the vehicles in the class. Ballots will be provided. Please note owners may not vote for their own vehicle.

Senior Class vehicles include all Best of Show winners since year 2000 and all first place class winners for two consecutive years. All Senior Class vehicles in attendance must be on the show field prepared for judging at 1PM on Saturday in order to quality for, or re-qualify for, the Senior Class. Owners must be with their vehicles. Any Senior Class vehicle in attendance and not on the field prepared for judging at 1PM on Saturday, will be eliminated from the Senior Class status.

If you might be interested in helping out as a judge at the show, please contact the chief judge at mbennettphd@gmail.com

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