CLC Judge's Workshop
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When: Saturday, April 27, 2019
Where: Fairfield Inn & Suites
10495 Crosspoint Blvd.
Indianapolis, Indiana  46256
United States
Contact: William C. "Bill" Anderson, P.E.

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The Board of Directors has approved a comprehensive upgrading of CLC Judging. One element of that program is Judges’ Training Workshop.

These in-depth Workshops are conducted to educate CLC members in the correct application of CLC judging procedures. Those who have not judged before and would like to judge at the 2019 Grand National as well as those who have judged before are encouraged to attend. It is also excellent preparation for those entering a car for judging—learn what you should do before you get to the Grand National.


It is six-plus hours of training, including classroom instruction and the actual judging of cars. Classroom Instruction will cover:

  • Judging Foundation—Rationale, Philosophy of Judging, Judging Standard
  • Entrant and Judge responsibilities

Practice Judging includes demonstration of the “as-new” judging stan- dard. It also involves actually judging a potential show car followed by critique of the judging performed by workshop participants.


A recognition program for judges has been established to recognize those who judge. Participating in a Judge’s Training Workshop will be awarded 3 or 4 points depending on each individual’s performance. More details on the Judges’ Recognition Program are provided on the CLC website.


When: Saturday, April 27, 2019; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; please arrive on time

Where: RPM Collection, 11774 Technology Drive, Fishers, IN 46038. One mile northeast of hotel, just north of 116th Street, just west of I-69. All Workshop activities, includ- ing judging, will be inside.

Hotel:  Fairfield Inn & Suites, 10495 Crosspoint Blvd., Indianapolis, IN 46256. Note—while the hotel has an Indianapolis address, it is actually in Fishers, IN. Rooms are blocked for Cadillac Club until March 28, 2019. Call (317) 570-2111. $129 plus taxes for one King Bed room; or $134 plus taxes for two Queen Beds room.   Register Online

Cost: $45 to contribute to cost of conducting the Workshop. Cost covers morning coffee and pastries, lunch and breaks, and judging materials. The hotel provides com- plimentary breakfast, but no airport shuttle service. The hotel is 32 miles from the Indianapolis airport; a 35- to 40-minute drive.

Sponsors: The RPM Collection consists of 35 cars including: ’60s and ’70s Mopar musclecars, high-performance Mustangs, Acura NSX, Ferraris, and Dodge Demons. The owner’s favorites are two ’71 Dodge Challenger R/Ts that were actual Pace Cars that were on track at the Indy 500. Lockhart Cadillac is providing a new Cadillac for practice judging.

Participants: Minimum 25; Maximum 50. If 25 don’t sign up, the Workshop will be cancelled. In the event of cancellation of the Workshop, the fee will be refunded. Maximum limited by date of registra- tion form receipt; fees will be refunded to those persons exceeding 50.

Deadline: All registrations must be received by March 28, 2019; hotel registration deadline is the same.

Registration: Use form attached


  • 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.—Judging Video and Lecture 10:30 a.m.—Morning Break
  • 11:30 a.m. to Noon—Open Book Examination on Judging Issues
  • Noon to 1:00 p.m.—Lunch
  • 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.—Practice Judging
  • 3:00 p.m.—Afternoon Break

Other: While you are in Indianapolis, consider visiting the Indy 500 Museum. It is open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission $10/person. The Museum is located at 4790 W. 16th St., Speedway, IN 46224, inside the track between turns 1 and 2. The entrance to the Museum is located at Gate 2 on the north side of 16th Street. It is marked by a black banner on the west side of the entrance.


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