Fire Up Your Grille Vehicle Show
2019 Event UPDATE
There will be no car show this September at Mid Michigan College's Harrison Campus due to the ongoing renovations and campus improvements. Learn more about the exciting changes and updates that are taking shape! Plans for future car show events are undetermined at this time.
Thank You For A Great Show!
Mid's BBQ, Fall Festival, and Vehicle Show raised over $20,000 for student scholarships! Whether you participated in the Timber Trail Races, Vehicle Show, or simply enjoyed some delicious BBQ you made a difference... You helped the dream of a college degree come true.
112 AWESOME Cars, Trucks, & Bikes attended from all over Michigan and as far away as Texas!
Special Thanks to our Sponsors, Volunteers, and all of our Participants!
About the Vehicle Show
Mid's 2018 Fire Up Your Grille Car, Truck, & Bike Show returns as part of the 26th Annual Fall Festival & BBQ! Guests come back year after year to enjoy the classic vehicles on the lawn and a delicious BBQ meal. Show participants have the chance to win great awards and giveaways too!
Mid Michigan College, Family Fare Supermarkets, and other community members work hard each year to bring this exciting day to our local communities. The Fall Festival & BBQ, Timber Trail Races, and Vehicle Show raise important funds to support student scholarships at Mid.
DIRECTIONS TO Mid
Go east on Mannsiding Road, turn left at Clare Avenue (stop sign) and continue 1/2 mile straight to Mid's Main Entrance on Clare Avenue (first right).
Clare County Convention & Visitors Bureau 800-715-3550
REGISTRATION OPEN 9AM - Noon
- Registration includes One BBQ Meal Ticket (Additional tickets can be purchased)
- The first 100 vehicles receive a Swag Bag
Questions? Feedback? Contact Meghan Keen at email@example.com or (989) 386-6622 x579 before Friday, September 13, 2019.
- Registration 9AM - Noon
- BBQ Opens for Participants 11:30AM
- Show & Shine Noon - 4PM
- Giveaways Noon - 4PM
- Judging Noon - 2PM
- Awards 3:30PM
Judging sheets are available starting at Noon and must be turned in by 1:30PM.
Be A Vehicle Show Sponsor
Sponsoring this event allows you to give back while putting your business front and center. There are various sponsorship levels available.
Interested in being an event sponsor? Contact Tom Olver at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Top 20 Vehicles
- Best in Show - Car
- Best in Show - Truck
- Best in Show - Bike
- Best Engine
- Best Paint
- Best Interior/Upholstery
- Alumni Award
- Veteran's Award
- Mid's Choice
- Kid's Choice
- People's Choice
- Under Construction
- Most Unusual
2018 Award Winners
Mid's Choice: Mike Swetz [Clare] '71 Ford Mustang
Under Construction: Mark Siebert [Midland] '76 Chevy Pick Up
Kid's Choice: Paul Panella [Coleman] '71 Cadillac Hearse
Veteran's Award: Jim Volant [Gladwin] '69 Chevy Nova
Show Stopper: Patti Moreau [Roscommon] '56 Ford Thunderbird
Alumni Award: Doug Prince [Harrison] '68 Chevy Chevelle
Best Interior: Tom Moreau [Roscommon] '69 Chevy Camaro
Best Paint: Dan Swihart [Horton] '55 Chevy 210
Best Engine: Gene Ervans [Mt. Pleasant] '68 Chevy Chevelle
Best Truck: Terry Eddy [Houghton Lake] '59 Chevy Pick Up
Best Bike: Jim Reinke [Harrison] '50 Indian Warrior
Best Car: Dick Walton [Mt. Pleasant] '57 Chevy Corvette
Top 20 #1: Ken Klamer [Gladwin] '57 Chevy Bel Air
Top 20 #2: Rick Losey [Lake Isabella] '69 Pontiac GTO
Top 20 #3: Dan Swihart [Horton] '55 Chevy 210
Top 20 #4: Dave Majewski [Lake George] '67 Chevy Camaro
Top 20 #5: Jerry Barton [Shepherd] '72 Oldsmobile 442
Top 20 #6: Terry Eddy [Houghton Lake] '59 Chevy Pick Up
Top 20 #7: Duane Klamer [Gladwin] '50 Ford Convertible
Top 20 #8: Bill Little [Beaverton] '55 Chevy 210
Top 20 #9: Gene Ervans [Mt. Pleasant] '68 Chevy Chevelle
Top 20 #10: Bill Illig [Beaverton] '66 Dodge Charger
Top 20 #11: Dick Walton [Mt. Pleasant] '57 Chevy Corevette
Top 20 #12: John Klein [Roscommon] '51 Chevy Fleetline
Top 20 #13: Tom Duffy [Cadillac] '50 Chevy Pick Up
Top 20 #14: Clarence Herman [Gladwin] '74 Plymouth Roadrunner
Top 20 #15: Jerry Schlorff [Shepherd] '29 Ford A
Top 20 #16: Stan Kabat [Saint Helen] '32 Ford Roadster
Top 20 #17: Dave Clark [Shepherd] '41 Ford Pick Up
Top 20 #18: Roy Freeborn [Mt. Pleasant] '34 Ford Coupe
Top 20 #19: Patti Moreau [Roscommon] '56 Ford Thunderbird
Top 20 #20: Ray Clark [Shepherd] '80 Pontiac Trans Am