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54th Porsche Parade - Concours d’Elegance
Tuesday - June 30, 2009

The Concours d'Elegance, or Concours, is the first major competitive event of the 54th Porsche Parade. Beautiful cars and wonderful people will not only be competing with their Porsches, but will also be the opportunity, if not wanting to compete, to display their cars in the Concours Corral.

The 2009 Parade Concours d'Elegance will be held on the fairways of the Keystone Ranch Golf Course located very close to the Keystone Resort on Tuesday, June 30th at 9:00 AM.

Entrants will be bringing their cars from all over the United States and Canada as well as many parts of the world. Prior to all of the excitement of the Concours, the cars must be prepared for competition. Our Concours Prep area will provide a safe and secure place for this action to take place.

Our Concours Prep Chairs will endeavor to support members and make the preparation area as positive and fun a place for you to work and to visit while getting ready to present your prize possession in the Concours.

The "Heritage and Historic Car Display" at the 2009 Porsche Parade will be presenting an array of special race and low-production Porsche models from all over the country and from Porsche itself. This could be your once-in-a-lifetime experience to admire some of the most unusual Porsches in the world.

Only the Porsche registered for Parade by the entrant may compete in the Concours or be displayed in the Paddock/Corral.

Porsches participating in the Paddock/Corral will be placed on the field on Monday, June 29th, the afternoon before the Tuesday Concours. Pre-staging will take place in the Lower Tenderfoot Lot at 4:00 p.m. Monday. Cars will move out to the Concours site at 5:30 p.m. No one will be allowed to stage in the Paddock/Corral on Tuesday. Logistics will not allow all cars to move up the hill on Tuesday morning. There will be constant shuttle bus service back down the hill in time for the Welcome Party, Monday evening and back up to the site on Tuesday. Security police are on the site all night.

The Heritage & Historic Cars: These cars will move up the hill to the Concours site on Tuesday morning at 5:30 a.m. Heritage and Historic cars will be unloaded from their trailers at the site, the tow rigs will be driven back down the hill to park until 3:00 p.m. there is very limited space to park them at the site.

Judged Concours entrant Porsches will be placed on the field Tuesday morning, the day of the concours. Pre-staging is at 5:30 a.m. in the LowerTenderfoot Lot.

All Paddock/Corral and Concours cars will be required to drive the 3.7 miles from the Lower Tenderfoot Lot staging area to the display area. Cars in these two categories may not be trailered or towed to the display area. There will be no exceptions.

We look forward to having you at the Concours d’Elegance at the 54th Porsche Parade in Keystone, Colorado.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION REGARDING THE KEYSTONE CONCOURS

  • The covered concours prep area is located in the Silver Mill Garage located in the River Run Village.
  • There will be electricity and some towels available at the covered concours prep area. YOU WILL NEED TO BRING ADDITIONAL LIGHTING AND EXTENSION CORDS TO WORK IN THE COVERED CONCOURS PREP AREA.
  • There will be no spray painting in the indoor prep area. All spray painting must be completed outside and 100 feet from any cars.
  • The outdoor concours prep area will be located at the Tenderfoot Parking lot.
  • Trailer parking will be in the Montezuma Lot near the River Run Village.
  • There will be 3 car wash areas available around the Keystone Resort starting at noon on Saturday, June 27th. They are at the River Bank Building in the River Run area, the Tennis Center lot near the Keystone Lodge parking area, and the Tenderfoot parking lot.
  • Registration check-in for the concours is on Monday, June, 29th only. Any requests for classification changes must be COMPLETED by 11:00AM.
  • ALL cars must display their entry numbers, provided at registration, in the center of windshield to be admitted onto the concours site. It is not necessary for judged cars to affix the side numbers until after the event. Corral participants will have to affix all numbers in order to tech.
  • The concours will be held on Keystone Ranch Golf Course approximately 3.7 miles from the staging area near the conference center. Since all cars will be driving to the site, the Restoration Group 10 mile drive has been eliminated for this Parade. Please make sure that your lug nuts are secure and your Porsche is roadworthy!!
  • ALL judged cars MUST leave from the staging area in the Tenderfoot parking lot to be admitted onto the concours site. There will be no exceptions! Staging at the Tenderfoot lot on Tuesday, June 30th is as follows: 6:00 to 6:30 Restoration Group, 6:30 to 7:00 Preparation Group, 7:00 to 7:30 Preservation Group, and 7:30 to 8:00 Performance Group. Please come to staging ONLY at the time listed for your group.
  • Entry onto the concours field will be closed at 8:30AM and judging will begin promptly at 9:00AM.
  • A certificate of authenticity, Kardex, or original window sticker is required for the Preservation Group.
  • Preservation Group, Division 6 will not be eligible for the Preservation Group award this year.
  • ALL cars participating in the corral MUST register. The cars will be staged on Monday evening, the night before the concours at 5:00PM. There will be no exceptions. These cars will be staged at the Tenderfoot parking lot.

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