Many of the cars had their hoods open, so gear heads could get an up close look at what powered the beasts. Photos by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Many of the cars had their hoods open, so gear heads could get an up close look at what powered the beasts. Photos by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

PHOTOS: Customs and Classics shift into gear

The annual Customs and Classic Show and Shine was held July 14

The 12th annual Sylvan Lake Customs and Classic Show and Shine brought out the gear head, the car fanatics and the curious Saturday.

Held on the driving range of Meadowlands Golf Course, the show and shine had the young and the young at heart marvelling at the numerous cars of all sorts of makes and models.

From newer sports cars, to completely redone classics, the Customs and Classics Show and Shine had a little bit for everyone.

In total 143 cars were parked along the driving range for the day on July 14.

Along with the head turning cars, attendees were also able to enjoy breakfast, and/or lunch provided by the Knights of Columbus, a silent auction, face painting and DJ-ed music.

Out of the 143 cars present at this year’s show and shine, 10 were voted the Top 10 by the show participants.

This year’s Top 10 are:

Terry McCaw, Rocky Mountain House – 1955 Meteor

Carol MadDougall, High River – 1956 Corvett

Mervyn Pidherney, Rockey Mountain House – 1931 Buick

Les Wiggest, Red Deer – 1071 Plymouth

Jeanette Dizall, S.V. – 1949 Chev 1300

Jerrod Fleck, Eckville – 1947 Ford

Kevin Klemmensin, Leslieville -1960 Pontiac

Ed Chartrand, Spruce Grove – 1957 Chev

Steve Heather, Cardston, 1968 Beaumont

Aong with the Top 10 in Show, which is not awarded to a Sylvan Lake Customs and Classic member, was the Memorial Plaque.

The Memorial Plaque is awarded to the top car belongs to a member of the Sylvan Lake Customs and Classics Club.

This year the Memorial Plaque was awarded to Gary Brownlee and his 1929 Ford.

 

It wasn’t just the motors that were inspected, some car fans got look to check out the underside of a few models.

It wasn’t just the motors that were inspected, some car fans got look to check out the underside of a few models.

The annual show and shine brought out the photographer in many, as car fans took a minute to snap a few pictures of their favourites.

The annual show and shine brought out the photographer in many, as car fans took a minute to snap a few pictures of their favourites.

The scores of cars lined up over the driving range at Meadowlands Golf Course made for a quite afternoon walk more interting.

The scores of cars lined up over the driving range at Meadowlands Golf Course made for a quite afternoon walk more interting.

Cars were lined up along the driving range of Meadowlands Golf Course on Saturday for the annual Customs and Classics Show and Shine.

Cars were lined up along the driving range of Meadowlands Golf Course on Saturday for the annual Customs and Classics Show and Shine.

Some of the cars had open doors and allowed some to take a seat and feel out the interior for themselves.

Some of the cars had open doors and allowed some to take a seat and feel out the interior for themselves.

This calssic Jaguar turned a fair number of heads at the show and Saturday.

This calssic Jaguar turned a fair number of heads at the show and Saturday.

Many people stopped to simply marvel at the care and attention put into the many, many cars that lined the driving range.

Many people stopped to simply marvel at the care and attention put into the many, many cars that lined the driving range.

This truck was decked out with custom pinup decals, some of which could even be found on the intior roof.

This truck was decked out with custom pinup decals, some of which could even be found on the intior roof.