Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Concours Sunday (September 17, 2017)
The 5th annual Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance will be held on Sunday September 17, 2017.
The Concours opens to the public at 9 am. All Participant vehicles must be on the show field by 8 am Sunday morning. Judging will take place in the morning and the awards will start early afternoon.

Dawn – Field opens to participants
9:00am – Field opens to spectators
9:30am – Judging commences
1:30pm – Opening welcomes
2:30pm – 4:30pm – Awards are presented
Location – 18th fairway of the Cobble Beach Golf links

Participant's Tour

On Saturday September 16, 2017, Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance will be holding a Participants' Tour of the Grey Bruce area. This tour is free to any accepted Participant or Judge. We ask that all Participants and Judges RSVP to us by no later than August 16, 2017.
If any local car groups or individuals have vintage or exotic vehicles that would like to join the tour please contact Kathryn Smith at or 416.366.4820 x 228. Please contact us by August 16, 2017. 
Tentative Route
Participant Tour Route


Saturday afternoon (September 16th) two seminars will take place at Cobble Beach Golf Resort. 
Please note that registration is now required for the Saturday seminars. An individual can register up to two people (individual plus one guest) per seminar. Registration is free.

2:00pm: What Judges Look For in Concours Cars Seminar presented by Hagerty Insurance(Pre-Registration required, no charge) 

Join us for a discussion with panelists: Jim Stranberg, Michael Tillson, Paul Sable, Somer Hooker & John Carlson and moderated by Jonathan Stein. This group of panelists will discuss what judges look for while judging Concours cars. Come out and see what the experts look for while judging and pick their brains on the subject. 

3:15pm: Vintage Race Films Seminar - Red Grifo, Climb Dance and 50 years of Mercedes AMG  (Pre-Registration required, no charge)

Climb Dance
1989 | directed by Jean Louis Mourney
Cinéma Vérité Short Film 
Climb Dance is the iconic rally film celebrating the Pikes Peak Hill Climb victories of Ari Vatanen in 1998 and Robby Unser in 1989 – remastered in high definition and ready for the big screen. Commissioned by Peugeot and directed by Jean Louis Mourey, this film is arguably the bench mark for modern automotive filmmakers that no one should miss. Film made available courtesy of Peugeot.

The Red Grifo
2016 | directed by Guy Smith
Documentary Short Film 
The Red Grifo recounts a family’s multigenerational influence of a rare automobile that bore the signatures of automotive icons like Bizzarini and Giugiaro. Learn the unique history of a small, family-based, car company in Bresso that welded high Italian design together with American muscle to form one of the most desirable gran touring cars of all time. Official Selection to 2016 London Motor Film Festival, Charlotte Film Festival and 2017 Beaufort International Film Festival.
Saturday Seminar Registration
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