Sports Club “Bulgarian automotive glory” and Bulgarian automobile club RETRO




Organizing committee

Chairman: Marko Stojchev

Members: Vanya Guderova,Kristian Zhelev President: Kristian Zhelev

Secretary: Margarita Nikolova Public Relations:Georgi Lukanov Main steward: Teodor Zhelev

Stewards: Doncho Donchev, Galina Pevicharova


Sofia – Bulgaria

24 ”MORENI’’ street Kristian Zhelev

phone number +359 887 227 648 Email:

Description of the competition:

Bulgarian Automobile Glory and Bulgarian Automobile Club RETRO are organizing Concours d’Elegance for historical vehicles /FIVA B event – license NC68/2019/, which will be held according to FIVA rules and the rules listed below.
The event will be held on 14.09.2019 in BlackSeaRama- Balchik


13.09.2019 / Friday /

12.00 -17.00 -Accommodation of the participants and aligning the cars at the on instructions from the main steward;
• There is an additional parking lot provided for car trailers and other helping vehicles.
– From the moment of arrival, the cars will be conducted by the Jury about inspection, and between 18.00 to 19.30h.
• 17.00 –Welcome drink and briefing – Amphitheatre
• 20.00 – Dinner at Lake Tavern

14.09.2019/ Saturday /

• 10.00 -16.00 –Inspections of cars by the jury and audience day
• 13.00 – Lunch at Club House
• 17.00 – Begging of showcasing and awarding – dress code Artistic (complimentary of the époque of the cars)
• 20.00 – Gala dinner in the Venue Hall – dress code White night

15.09.2019 / Sunday / – Free program and departure

Enable participants

The competition allows only crews, being invited by the organizers. The selection of vehicles will be carried out based on their historical, technical and aesthetic value, as well as on their rarity and authenticity.

Vehicles admitted to the competition must be in perfect condition and roadworthy (submitting of a valid annual technical inspection and insurance is not mandatory, because they will not be road users). Travelling to the venue of the competition takes place voluntarily and individually, not as organized transfer.

Vehicles with production year not later than 1987 will be allowed; and will be assigned into the following categories:

• Class A – until year 1904;
• Class B – from 1905 to 1918;
• Class C – from 1919 to 1930;
• Class D – from 1931 to 1945;
• Class E – from 1946 to 1960;
• Class F – from 1961 to 1970;
• Class G – from 1971 to 1989.

Vehicles with production year not later than 1987 will be allowed; and will be assigned into the following categories:

Pre-war Vehicles, a category consisting of classes A, B,C,D:

• Antebellum closed vehicles
• Antebellum open vehicles

Post-War Vehicles, a category consisting of classes E,F,G:

• Post-war convertible
• Post-war carriages
• Post-war sedan
• Post-war East Europe vehicles

Iconic cars of the 20th century, a category consisting of classes A, B, C, D, E, F, G

Note: Organizing Committee will accept for participants under a special category H also those participants with Hot Road, Street Road, replicas and conceptual models.

Organizing Committee has the right to refuse the registration form without stating the reasons for this (Article 7, item 1.4. Of the Code of international competitions FIVA).

Number of the participants – 40 vehicles.


Each invited participant must fill in an application form not later than 10.08.2019 and then send it to the address of the organizer. The participants must identify all the characteristics of the vehicle and its history in the form, if they believe that this information will be useful in the evaluation. If the vehicle has unique or rare features, additional equipment or deviations from the standard, the participant is obliged to indicate in the application. (e.g. – to distinguish the vehicle from the standard models).

Participants must enclose photos of the car from at least three positions.

With their request to participate candidates agree that their vehicles undergo a peer review and a review by the technical committee.

Each participant must pay a participation fee of 100 euro per person in the bank account shown in the form. The fee includes:

• Welcome drink on 13.09.2019
• Dinner on 13.09.2019
• Lunch on 14.09.2019
• Gala dinner on 14.09.2019
• Materials for the contest


The vehicles will be assessed from an international Jury.

The president/chairman of the jury manages the activity of the rest of the members and presents the results from the competition.

The decision of the jury is final and does not undergo a change; no objections are allowed as well, after the final scores are announced.

Cars evaluation it will be performed by members of jury and will start from the very arrival of the cars. On instructions from the Main Steward the vehicles will be parked according to their class participation. Car owners are required to provide access to them and, if necessary, to answer the questions the members of the jury. The technical evaluation will reflect: originality and condition of cabin, engine, chassis, braking system. Authenticity of the parts of the body, trim, accessories and equipment. Optionally members of the jury might ask the owner to ignite the engine.

The jury on the basis of the assessment of the technical review, aesthetic criteria and data about the history of the car, presented by the owner will form the final score, will form the final evolution. Will be taken into account both the originality and degree of restoration and elegance of design and general aesthetics / colour harmony, elegance of the upholstery and interior trim, equipment and accessories /

See FIVA Judging form attached to this document.

Convertibles can parade with open hoods as the jury may wish to examine the car with lowered hood;

The jury will also assess the participants’ clothing – it is desirable that it corresponds to the age of the car

Numbers and promotional materials

The organizers will provide each participant with a sticker with the logo of the competition and a number that should be placed in the upper right corner of the windshield.

Participants should put on their vehicles only promotional materials provided by the organizers. An exception to this rule is allowed only for club emblems or numbers and emblems being part of the history of the car.

Classes and awards

• Antebellum closed car – “Dinosaurs on the road”
• Antebellum open cars – “Wind in the hair ‘
• Post-war sedan – “The World Is Big”
• Post-war convertibles – “Journey to the twilight”
• Post-war carriages – “The power is back”
• Iconic models of the 20th century – “When dreams come true”
• Post-war cars from Eastern Europe – “The red flag gave birth to us”
• Custom cars – “Flight of Fantasy”

Special awards

• The most attractive crew;
• Audience Award;
• The most authentic car;
• Best restoration-studio;
• The big prize of the contest – “The best of the show”