2017 13th Annual Ute Show Saturday February 18th 2017
2017 13th Annual Ute Show Saturday February 18th 2017
Please be advised advice received that HEIFER CREEK will be CLOSED 18th & 19th February.
PLEASE SEEK AN ALTERNATIVE ROUTE to Clifton Show
Please share with anyone you know may be travelling that way
Entry $10.00 first class $5.00 for each other class entered
All competitors will pay the gate admission. All vehicles must be registered and all QLD road rules apply while on the grounds.
Judging to commence at 12.00pm. Nominations accepted on the day. Presentations at 3:00pm during the grand parade
Ute Show Classes
QCAS classes; Winner from each class will represent Clifton at the Darling Downs Sub Chamber Finals
Best B&S Ute
Best Street Ute
Best Chicks Ute
Best Work Ute
Best Classic Ute
Best Town & Country Ute
Best Themed Ute
Best Business Exhibit
Best Local Ute (Local Defined as Clifton; Cambooya;& Leyburn Districts)
Overall Ute of the Show will be awarded based on Judges decision
CASH Prizes, Ribbons for 1st & 2nd
For further information please call Carissa on 0407658936 or email [email protected]
Bar, BBQ and Camping is available so why not stay the night
and enjoy the Saturday show program
Principles of the Competition The State Ute Muster Series is a competition conducted State-wide by Affiliated Show Societies: a. to raise interest within the community; b. as an added attraction at the Show; and c. to develop the contact between city and country. The Competition also provides incentive for enthusiasts to exhibit their vehicles and support their local community.
The eight () nominated Classes are: 1) Street Ute, 2) B & S Ute, 3) Chicks Ute, 4) 4 x 4 Ute, 5) Work Ute, 6) Feral Ute, and 7) Classic Ute 8) Town and Country
Finals are held at eleven (11) selected centres around the State based on the
geographic boundaries of the Societies. Winners from local Shows
proceeding to Sub- Chamber Finals will compete under the same
format. Winners of each class will be eligible to proceed to the
State Finals held in Brisbane at the Royal Queensland Show in August each year.
The State Champion and Reserve Champion are judged from a possible eleven (11)
vehicles in each Class with an Overall Champion and Overall Reserve Champion
selected from a combination of all entries. PLEASE NOTE: Many local Show
Societies have run their own Ute Show Competitions for many years and sometimes
with many, varied and imaginative Classes. Normally these Societies
arrange their own sponsorship with local business houses and often provide cash
prizes as well. The State Competition in no way detracts from this
effort, but in effect enhances the attraction. HOWEVER, for entrants to
proceed through the State Competition, they must meet the criteria, nominate,
and be judged in one of the eight (8) Classes as listed above. Rules and
Regulations These Rules apply to Local, Sub-Chamber and State Finals. It is important
that the “characters” of the Ute’s drivers and owners are readily accepted, as
the overall event is to recognise the true “identity” of the Aussie Ute.
Right of Entry
1. Competitors are permitted to enter the competition at any number of Shows.
2. Only registered vehicles are eligible to enter the competition.
3. If a competitor wins a class at one Show, they may still compete at other Shows.
4. The Class Winner can only represent ONE CLASS AND ONE SHOW at Sub-Chamber Level and that Show is the one at which they first won, irrespective of the number of Shows entered.
5. The Sub-Chamber Winners can only represent NOT MORE THAN ONE CLASS AND NOT MORE THAN ONE SUB-CHAMBER with the one vehicle at State Level.
6. In the event that the Winner of a Class is ineligible to compete under rules 4 & 5 above, the Runner Up or other eligible vehicle will be permitted to compete at Sub-Chamber and State Final Titles in place of the Winner. Note. It is the responsibility of the vehicle owner to notify the Show Society or Sub- Chamber Coordinator of their judging ineligibility to compete. Conduct of Competitors (Drivers/Owners)
7. Steward’s directives must be followed.
8. Queensland Road Rules apply to competitors both inside and outside of the venue.
9. Rules applying to the specific Venue/Showgrounds must be observed at all times.
10. Speed must be limited as per Showground signage or as directed.
11. Vehicles are to be parked as directed and not moved unless directed by Stewards / Officials.
12. Intoxicated owners or drivers will be disqualified from the competition.
13. Excessive noise levels will not be permitted. 14. Burnouts or donuts will not be tolerated.
15. Competitors may undergo a breathalyser test. Refusal will mean immediate disqualification.
16. Any Owner/Driver behaving in a manner considered to be inappropriate will be disqualified.
17. Any person not abiding by any of the above Rules will automatically be disqualified. Nominations for Entry
18. Any REGISTERED vehicle that is classified as a UTE (tray back, well back, drop side or converted to a Ute) may be nominated by the owner and/or driver. 19. If converted to a Ute a Certificate of Inspection will be required. 20. The driver of the vehicle must have a current driver’s licence. Nomination Fees
Nominations Fees recommended for the event are as follows:- 1) $10.00
nomination fee per vehicle, for entry to one (1) Class – at Show Level; 2)
Other Classes may be entered for an additional $5.00 per Class – at Show Level;
3) No nomination fee is required for Sub-Chamber or State Final; and 4) The
official QCAS Nomination Form is to be completed and the Waiver signed to gain
entry to the Event.
22. It is recommended to have two (2) judges but no more than three (3) judges
23. It is recommended to select Judges with automotive experience or knowledge.
24. Vehicles will be judged according to the individual classes’ criteria.
25. Owners or Drivers of vehicles must remain with their vehicle while judging of that particular class is in progress.
26. The WINNER of the overall championship at the STATE FINAL is not eligible to be judged for the SAME TITLE for a period of one (1) year if they have qualified again for the State Finals.
27. A standard Judging Sheet is provided for scoring purposes.
28. The Judges decision is final. Classes 29. The following six (6) classes have been selected to give the best overall cross-section of entries,.
1) Best Street Ute – All makes and models. Tailored for street driving, with or without custom modifications. Immaculate presentation, precise detail dedicated to entire vehicle. Interior, exterior, under bonnet engine bay and tray presentation. History of Ute, bought or custom.
2) Best B & S Ute – All makes and models. The typical B & S Ball Ute showing evidence of Ball attendance, with Badges, Stickers, Aerials, Mud flaps, Roll bar, Bulbar and Spotlights. Overall interior and exterior presentation. Aerial flags are encouraged for display, but judging will be based on the vehicle itself.
3) Best Chicks Ute – All makes and models MUST be registered solely in females’ name. (Registration papers are to be supplied for viewing). Best interior and exterior with personal touches and accessories and overall Ute presentation. History of Ute, bought or custom. Additional decorations, flowers and stuffed toys are welcome for display, but judging will be based on the vehicle itself
4) Best 4 X 4 Ute – All makes and models. Best representation of a 4X 4 Ute, in constant use or part time 4 wheel drive. Additional four wheel drive accessories added to vehicle and including overall interior and exterior presentation.
5) Best Work Ute – All makes and models. Displaying Toolboxes and Trade accessories, and (where applicable) MUST exhibit clear Business or Trade signage on the vehicle. Overall interior and exterior presentation.
6) Best Feral Ute – All makes and models. The real character Ute. Seen a lot of life, Bulbar, Stickers, Additional accessories, Antennas, reasonably neglected, unkempt and complete with dents. Aerial flags are permitted for display purposes only but will not be considered for judging. Ute MUST be roadworthy
7) Best Classic Ute – Any restored Ute over 30 years of age which is roadworthy and registered with or without modifications to the engine and body but still being able to identify the “true” make and model.