4 Wheel Jamboree 4x4 Show n Shine Awards rules* 

Bonnier Events offers a "Pick Style" awards program at all 4-Wheel Jamboree events. At each event, the awards will be chosen by qualified Professional Judges, industry experts and qualified Bonnier Events staff.

Judging is done Saturday ONLY between the hours of 10 am to 6:00pm. To be judged, please have your window card filled out and placed where it can be seen easily.

There are several classes within each category with awards for each. Class winners will receive an award, a license plate, tote bag and cap (limit one award, plate, bag and cap per entry). There will be first and second place winners in each class.

There are 3 "Grand Champions" chosen at each event. Grand Champions will be determined by the accumulation of points for each class within your category. Street Zero & Street Categories will combine for a Street Grand Champion, while Modified and Pro Categories will have a Grand Champion chosen in each.

Grand Champions will receive an award, along with a special winners jacket.

There are also some awards open to all participants: Awards of Excellence (10 awards), Best Under-Construction, Best Personalized Plate, Best Club Attendance, and Staff Picks.

There will be a judging seminar held at all events on Saturday at 9:30am before judging begins. Please make it a point to attend and ask any questions you may have!

What Vehicles Are Allowed: 4-wheel drive vehicles only - no front wheel drive, must have a front and rear differential

 

Street Zero Category (0 areas modified)

  • Best Full Size Truck (1998-Present)
  • Best Full Size Truck (Up to 1997)
  • Best Jeep
  • Best Ford
  • Best GM
  • Best Mopar
  • Best of All the Rest

Street Category (0-1 areas modified)

  • Best Paint
  • Best Interior
  • Best Engine Compartment
  • Best Ford
  • Best GM
  • Best Mopar
  • Best Jeep
  • Best of All the Rest

Modified Category (2-3 areas modified)

  • Best Paint
  • Best Interior
  • Best Engine Compartment
  • Best Ford
  • Best GM
  • Best Mopar
  • Best Jeep (NEW)
  • Best of All the Rest

Pro Class Category (4 & up areas modified)

  • Best Paint
  • Best Interior
  • Best Engine Compartment
  • Best Engineered

Editor's Choice Awards (NEW)

  • Off-Road Xtreme
  • Diesel Army
  • LFTD&LVLD
  • Adventure Rigs

 

Best Paint: The overall quality of the entire painted area on the vehicle. Solid colors will be considered.

Best Engine Compartment: Everything within the engine compartment, including the underside of the hood.

Best Interior: The interior of a vehicle includes anything contained inside the driver/passenger compartment area. On pick-up trucks, this also includes the bed area.

Best 4x4 up to 1997: (any 4x4 up to and including the year 1997. This can be a full size, mini, or SUV.)

Best 4x4 1998-Present: (any 4x4 up to and including the year 1998.  This can be a full size, mini, or SUV.)

Best Engineered: Encompasses all aspects of the big changes (i.e., gull-wing doors, tilt beds, rear steering). Also it encompasses the way the truck is put together (e.g., is the color scheme used in the interior, undercarriage and engine, is the right amount of chrome used throughout, etc.). The vehicle should follow a theme throughout.

Best Ford: Ford products including Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, etc.

Best GM: General Motors products including Chevy, GMC, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, etc.

Best Mopar: Chrysler, Dodge, RAM, Plymouth, Eagle, etc.

Best Jeep: Must have an engine offered at the time of manufacturing by the original equipment manufacturer.

Best of all the Rest: Any make not listed above such as Nissan, Hummer, Toyota, etc.

Class Awards: In Each Category there are several classes. Winners of these classes will receive: An Award and license plate, tote bag and cap. (Limit one (1) award, plate bag and cap per entry)

  • 7 classes in the Street Zero Category
  • 7 classes in the Street Category
  • 7 classes in the Modified Category
  • 4 classes in the Pro Category

Grand Champion Awards: Street Zero & Street Categories will combine for a Street Grand Champion, while Modified and Pro Categories will have a Grand Champion chosen in each. The Grand Champions will receive an award, along with a special winners jacket.

There are seven (7) areas of the vehicle that will determine which of the Show-N-Shine categories you will compete in.

Suspension: Any component within the suspension system will include but be limited to the following: leaf springs, coil springs, torsion bars, air bags, shocks, traction devices, axles and any brackets required to support the aforementioned. Any custom alteration or complete fabrication to the above listed suspension components will constitute as a modification. This includes painting, powder coating, or plating any of the above listed components or brackets. Suspension lifts of any height are allowed and will not constitute a change as long as the lift is a purchased aftermarket item from a major component company available to the public.

Chassis: A finished frame will constitute as a change. Finishing a frame will include welding, filling (weld, body filler) all the exposed holes and painting the frame. Finished does not necessarily include boxing a channeled frame, a channeled frame with all the holes welded and filled will constitute as a modification. A cleaned and painted frame will not be considered a change. Axles - an axle mounted on a vehicle other than what was offered by the manufacturer will constitute as a modification. Example: Dana 60's on a Suzuki Samurai.

Interiors: There must be three major changes to an interior to constitute a modification, for pick-ups this includes the bed, this will be judged as part of the interior. Changes will include but not be limited to the following areas: "Large" subwoofer enclosures, in-cab roll cages, seat conversions, custom door panels, custom consoles, custom embossed headliner, complete altered gauge cluster, painted floor pans, "built in " LCD displays, a complete painted interior (dash, panels etc). Adding aftermarket gauges, stereos, seat covers, switches, portable LCD displays, etc will not constitute a modification.

Engine: Engine swaps with something not offered by the make of your vehicles manufacturer will constitute a modification (i.e., a Ford in a GM). Adding any kind of forced induction such as a supercharger (cog or serpentine) turbo charger, or fuel injection not offered for the make/model the year your vehicle was built will constitute a change.

Body: Two or more body changes will constitute a modification. Changes will include but not be limited to the following: tilt front end, tilt bed, tilt body, doors opening any way other than factory, hood scoops, shaved door handles, shaved tailgate handle, shaved tailgate, frenched-antenna, taillight changes, headlight changes. In other words if you change the body in two or more places it will constitute a modification.

Paint: Any paint other than factory colors laid in a vehicle will constitute a modification. This will include but not be limited to flakes, pearls, flip/flop, candies, and chameleon colors. Any graphics or body-wraps larger than 6" long will be considered a modification, this includes vinyl.

Plating/Polishing: Excessive plating, polishing or powder coating will constitute a change. Excessive plating will be determined by a simple area vs. amount rule. Any 24" x 24" area on your vehicle comprised of 50% plating, polished aluminum, or powder coating will be considered excessive. Wheels will be the only item not considered for this rule.

*rules and categories subject to change at the discretion of Bonnier Events