Classes & Awards

The NMRA Ford Nationals and UPR Products have teamed up to bring you the ultimate All-Ford Car Show experience at each and every NMRA event. As you enjoy all the action these events have to offer, be sure to check out the UPR Products NMRA Car Show, presented on Saturday and Sunday at each event. Better yet, shine up your Ford car or truck and enter the show to be a part of the all-Ford extravaganza, and you’ll have a chance to win one of over fifty awards given each day of the show.

The UPR Products All-Ford Car Show NMRA Series is judged by our Car Show Director in the classes listed below. The judging is done on a casual scale, but done in a fair and consistent manner on how well the entry has been prepared.

Friday (FL, OH, and KY Events Only) 8am to 3pm

Saturday Show Registration: 8am to 1pm

Saturday Show Awards: 4pm

Sunday Show Registration: 8am to Noon
Sunday Show Awards: 2pm


·    10 Special Recognition
·    Directors Choice Award


Director’s Choice Awards
·    Best Early Mustang 
·    Best Modern Mustang 
·    Best Street Rod Pre-’49

·    Best Late Ford 1949-Up
·    Best Ford Truck 
·    Best Traditional Hot Rod
·    Best Race Car/Pro Street 
·    Director's Choice Conservative

·    Director's Choice Modified
·    Director's Choice Best Engine
·    Director's Choice Best Paint
·    Director's Choice Best Interior
·    NMRA Editor's Choice Best Classic
·    NMRA Editor's Choice Best Modern
25 Special Recognition Awards


NMRA Best of Awards

  • Best of Show 
  • Best Paint & Body
  • Best Engine
  • Best Interior
NMRA Class Awards

  • Mustang 64-70
  • Mustang 71-78 
  • Mustang 79-93
  • Mustang 94-98 
  • Mustang 99-04
  • Mustang 05-14
  • Mustang 15-23
  • Mustang 24
  • SVT & Cobra Mustang 
  • Roush, Saleen, Steeda Mustang
  • Shelby & Boss 
  • Falcon, Fairlane, Maverick
  • Street Rod Pre-’49
  • Traditional Hot Rod
  • Fifties Ford
  • Ford Full Size Cars All Years
  • Ford Full Size Truck All Years
  • Ford Lightning 
  • Ford Bronco
  • Race Car & Pro Street Modified Only
  • Compact Ford 
  • Open Ford (For vehicles that do not fit into above classes)  


  • After purchasing your car show entry ticket at the gate, proceed to the car show area for registration and directions on the display area for your car. Note: Trailer cars must be unloaded and trailers parked in the designated area; please follow our parkers’ directions. ABSOLUTELY NO TRAILERS ARE ALLOWED IN THE SHOW AREA!!
  • Present your car show entry ticket to the registration personnel at the registration tent. Here you will receive your registration card and dash card. Please fill out your registration card completely and legibly, since all announcing and magazine coverage is derived from what you write. Place your dash card on the driver’s side of the windshield or dashboard.
  • All Participants must decide AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION which class they wish to enter and write it on the dash card.
  • Make sure that the hood and trunk are open as well as have all doors resting against the door latches.
  • There will be no “FOR SALE” signs allowed to be displayed in the windows. These signs are only allowable in the floor or on the seat. Car must be registered in the show or will be asked to leave the area.
  • Tents and canopies are allowed but only in designated areas by the officials and if space permits.
  • All Car Show Participants must have their car on site no later than noon in order to be judged properly.
  • Please do not remove your vehicle from the car show area until after the awards presentation at 3 pm. Exceptions include: True Street entries or an emergency. If either of these occurs, please notify the Car Show Director immediately.
  • ANY CAR SHOW AWARDS earned MUST be picked up at the event. No awards will be mailed! If you have to leave early, you forfeit your award.

For information on becoming an Official NMRA Host Car Club or for Group Discounts, please contact Dave Farley at (949) 254-5693

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