2019 Car Show Applications Now Available

2019 Car Show Applications Now Available

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LAREDO, TX – The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) would like to remind the community that applications for the 2019 WBCA Pipes & Stripes Car Show Sponsored by VitalMed Urgent Care are now available online. The car show applications can be found online at www.wbcalaredo.org under the WBCA Applications section. 

“WBCA is very excited for our fifth annual Car Show and would like to invite everyone to register,” said Car Show Committee Chair Chris Haynes.

The entry fee is $25 and is limited to the first 250 vehicles. Each entry participant will receive goodie bags and a t-shirt – while supplies last!

Award categories include Most Club Participants, Most Patriotic, Best Team Spirit, Best Hot Rod, Best, Muscle Car, Best Modern Muscle Car, Best Truck/SUV, Best Bike, People’s Choice Award, Best of Show, Best Classic Car, Best Off-Road, Best Import Car, Sponsor’s Choice and Best Original/Survivor. 

First Place Winners will receive 1st Place trophies, tickets to the Air Show and Jalapeño Festival, and goodie bags courtesy of VitalMed Urgent Care. Winners of the car show are also eligible to participate in the Anheuser-Busch Washington’s Birthday Parade. 

The WBCA Pipes & Stripes Car Show Sponsored by VitalMed Urgent Care is scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at El Metro Park and Ride. This event is possible with the assistance of the Outsiders Hot Rod & Vintage Car Club. 

The car show is free to the public and will feature music, food and fun! 

Please note that hard copies of the applications can still be obtained at the WBCA office located at 1819 E. Hillside Road. To receive car show applications via e-mail please submit your request to wbca@wbcalaredo.org. 

Throughout the years, the Celebration has grown to be over a month long and consists of two parades, dazzling pageants, fireworks, a carnival, an air show, a car show, a sizzling jalapeño festival and much more.  Combined, WBCA events attract nearly 500,000 residents and visitors, and contribute an estimated $14 million every year to the local economy.  

The Washington’s Birthday Celebration was recently ranked as one of the Top 100 Events in North America by the American Bus Association (ABA) because of the excellent entertainment value it offers to both tour groups and individual travelers from around the world. 

The 122nd Washington’s Birthday Celebration takes place January 24 – February 25, 2019. 

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For additional information visit wbcalaredo.org, e-mail wbca@wbcalaredo.org or contact the WBCA office at 956-722-0589.