15th Annual Boca Concours d’Elegance
THE 15th ANNUAL BOCA RATON CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE
PRESENTED BY MERCEDES-BENZ AND AUTONATION
FEBRUARY 25 – 27, 2022 – COMEDIAN HOWIE MANDEL HEADLINES AS GALA ENTERTAINER
The 15th Annual “Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance” at The Boca Raton, benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, features a live performance by Howie Mandel, a celebration of racing legend Jeff Gordon and one of the world’s most prestigious displays of collector cars and cycles, hosted by Grand Marshal, Wayne Carini.
To purchase tickets, visit www.BocaCDE.com
The 15th Annual “Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance,” returns to The Boca Raton Luxury Resort, February 25-27, 2022. An exciting weekend of cars and stars, the event draws thousands of automotive enthusiasts and collectors from around the world. This year, comedian Howie Mandel provides the laughs during Saturday night’s Grand Gala, as racing legend Jeff Gordon and other auto industry leaders are honored. The weekend culminates with Sunday’s “Concours d’Elegance”—a premier celebration of automotive history, featuring hundreds of vintage, antique, and exotic automobiles and motorcycles. All proceeds from the weekend benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County.
Founded and directed by Rita & Rick Case of The Rick Case Automotive Group, the Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance is the world’s largest Concours owned by a charity, and full benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, which serves more than 12,000 at-risk youth. “To date, the event has raised more than $10 million for the charity,” says Event Co-Founder Rita Case. This year’s event Co-Chairs are Marc Cannon, Executive Vice President of AutoNation, and Rita Case, President, and CEO of the Rick Case Automotive Group.
A Fun-Filled Weekend of Events
Friday, February 25th
The Concours weekend kicks off on Friday, February 25th with a Private VIP Welcome Reception at The Boca Raton. The invitation-only event is exclusively for “Automotive Lifetime Achievement Award” Winners, “Big Wheel” Members, Celebrity Guests, and VIP Sponsors.
Saturday, February 26th
The Grand Gala Dinner and Auction on Saturday, February 26th at The Boca Raton treats guests to an elegant cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, and the chance to bid on exquisite auction items—including exotic vacation packages and one-of-a-kind experiences. During the evening, Concours’ Chairs will recognize American Race Car Champion, Jeff Gordon, (Four-time NASCAR® Cup Series Champion, Three-time Daytona 500 winner and Five-time Brickyard 400 winner), Automotive Dealer Lilliam & Gus Machado, (Founder & Owner of Gus Machado Ford of Hialeah and Kendall) and Automotive Manufacturer SeungKyu (Sean) Yoon, (President & CEO, Kia Motors North America) with their respective “Automotive Lifetime Achievement Awards.” The evening concludes with an exclusive performance by the always funny Howie Mandel.
Sunday, February 27th marks the pinnacle of the weekend, the 15th Annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance. Join Grand Marshal, Wayne Carini, host of television’s “Chasing Classic Cars,” at The Boca Raton for one of the world’s largest and most revered automotive events. Adults and children alike will marvel at over 200 meticulously restored cars and motorcycles from every period—some one of a kind. Walk the show field, as judges critique these masterpieces and meet the owners, who are competing for top prizes and national recognition.
This year’s Concours’ pays homage to the Marque of the Year, Pre-War Chrysler & Imperial Coach Built vehicles, as well as several Features of the Year, including Chrysler & Imperial post-war models from 1946, 1957, and 1958-1975. Special Display Classes include: “30 under 30”, Tuner Cars and 1963-1967, Corvette Coupes plus other special displays. Additionally, this year’s Automobile Collector of the Year, Guy Lewis, and Debut cars include 1937 Horsch,1914 Sterns-Knight, and 1963 Porsche 356.
About The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (BGCBC)
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (BGCBC) is a non-profit 501(c) (3) private agency, dedicated to helping young people improve their lives by building self-esteem and developing values and skills during their critical period of growth. Serving more than 12,000 at-risk youths, ages 6-18 each year from its 12 Broward County-area clubs, their purpose is to inspire and enable children to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. BGCBC has once again received the coveted 4 stars rating (out of 4 stars) for the tenth year in a row. Only 3% of the Non-Profits in the USA have achieved this level of excellence from Charity Navigator. Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County is located at 877 NW 61st Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309. For more information www.bgcbc.org.
About AutoNation, Inc.
AutoNation, America’s largest and most admired automotive retailer, is transforming the automotive industry through its bold leadership, innovation, and comprehensive brand extensions. As of June 30, 2021, AutoNation owned and operated over 300 locations from coast to coast. AutoNation has sold over 13 million vehicles, the first automotive retailer to reach this milestone. AutoNation’s success is driven by a commitment to delivering a peerless experience through customer-focused sales and service processes. Since 2013, AutoNation has raised over $28 million to drive out cancer, create awareness, and support critical research through its DRIVE PINK initiative, which was officially branded in 2015. Please visit www.autonation.com, investors.autonation.com, www.twitter.com/CEOMikeJackson, and www.twitter.com/AutoNation, where AutoNation discloses additional information about the Company, its business, and its results of operations. Please also visit www.autonationdrive.com, AutoNation’s automotive blog, for information regarding the AutoNation community, the automotive industry, and current automotive news and trends.
About The Rick Case Automotive Group
The Rick Case Automotive Group celebrates its 60th year in business in 2022. The Rick Case Automotive Group has been honored by Automotive News as the National All-Star Dealer and is one of the largest auto groups in America. With 14 dealerships in Florida and Georgia, the Rick Case Automotive Group offers Honda, Hyundai, Genesis, Ioniq, Volkswagen, Kia, Acura, Audi, Mazda, Maserati, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Honda Motorcycles and E-Z-Go golf carts. Rick Case dealerships are number one for sales volume in the markets they serve, some rank as America’s largest dealers. The Group’s national headquarters are located at 14500 W. Sunrise Blvd. in Sunrise, FL. For more information, visit www.RickCase.com.