CBA Vintage & Classic Auto Show Unveils 2019 Competition Categories

The Uganda ‘Vintage Classic auto show’ has returned for the 8th edition with new categories.

This year’s show which will be held on Saturday 27 at Sheraton Hotel will run under the theme “Love of the Machines.”

While addressing journalists at Sheraton Hotel this Tuesday, the event proprietor Dr. John Baptist Niwagaba said that the annual show that aims at celebrating and rewarding the growing love for vintage restoration not only in Uganda, but the rest of East Africa, will for the first time, reward the best collectibles among others.

One of the Vintage cars

Niwagaba said that the show this time around, will see garages and mechanics who keep these cars on the road rewarded, unlike in the past editions where only winning cars were rewarded.

“This year, we will not only reward the winning cars, but also garages and mechanics who keep these gems on the road.”

some of the cars to be in the show

Niwagaba also revealed that “this year’s show will see new categories and awards introduced including;Best pick up and van, Vintage Van of the Year,collectible of the year and best Upcountry car among others.”

Mr.Anthony Ndegwa,the CEO cba bank,the tittle sponsor of the event,said that the show will provide an opportunity for the bank to interact freely with its customers while having fun.

Below are the 2019 Vintage auto show Categories;


Category 1

This category comprises of Utility vehicles (including old style 4 wheel drive vehicles, double cabins, mini buses, pick-ups, trucks and light trucks).

Vintage Van or mini Bus of the Year

Vintage Pick up or truck of the Year

Category 2

Touring cars and station wagons 1,300cc and below

Category 3

Touring cars and station wagons 1,301cc to 1,700cc

Category 4

Touring cars and station wagons from 1,701cc to 2,000cc

Category 5

Touring cars and station wagons from 2,001cc to 4,000cc

Category 6

Touring cars and station wagons from 4,000cc and above

Category 7

Classic Rally Cars (made in 1989 or earlier)

Category 8

Veteran, Vintage and post vintage cars made up to December 31st 1940

Category 9

Most appealing Car (to be chosen by the social judges)

Category 10

Car with the most intriguing History

Category 11

Best International Entry

Category 12

Best Locally Restored Car

Category 13

Vintage Mechanic of the Year

Category 14

Vintage Garage of the Year

Category 15

Best Upcountry Car

Category 16

Collectible of the Year

Category 17

Burst a piston Award

Category 18

Car Owner with the Most Cars

Category 19

Best dressed Male

Last year’s winner for the Best dressed Category

Best dressed Female

Category 20

Best Vintage or Classic Motorcycle

Category 21

Best Cars Overall; 1st position, 2nd position and the 3rd position.

The show’s partners include NBS TV, Nxt radio, Events Warehouse and Singleton.

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