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VEHICLE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

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VEHICLE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO JOIN THE BIGGEST CAR SHOW IN THE COUNTRY. * SPACE IS LIMITED


Follow the instructions below if you would like to register your vehicle for ImportFest on Saturday July 24, 2020 inside the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

STEP ONE

  • Email reg@importfest.com using your FIRST and LAST name as the Subject Heading.
  • Write a brief description of your vehicle mods - make sure to include your year, make and model.
  • Attach 2-3 images (5 MB max) showing your car’s best features.

Note: Multiple emails from one applicant will not be accepted, please ensure to include your description and images in one email only.

STEP TWO

  • If accepted, you will receive an email with payment instructions and a link to complete your Registration online.
  • Click the link, enter the promo code and complete your registration!
   

ACCEPTED VS NOT ACCEPTED

REVIEW PROCESS


IMPORTFEST INC. has an experienced panel of judges that will review each submission with focus on the overall fit and finish, quality of workmanship, after-market parts and relevance of modifications. Our selection process is a subjective review of your “images” and “listed modifications”. IMPORTFEST INC. holds the right to accept and/or reject any applicant it sees fit.

In addition, each applicant will be evaluated with consideration to our scoring system and categories list. Priority is awarded to those vehicles that show a high level of competitiveness in their respective class

(Due to the high volume of submissions we will ONLY be sending out acceptance emails).

A few things to keep in mind…

  • VIP’s are located pre-assigned high traffic areas across the show floor
  • Basic registration is assigned on a first come first serve basis only
  • We offer 1st & 2nd Place Only for the “Class Awards” and “Overall Other” Awards
  • No transfers * No refunds * No credits
 

2020 AWARD CATEGORIES

QUESTIONS? EMAIL US AT REG@IMPORTFEST.COM.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS? EMAIL US AT REG@IMPORTFEST.COM.


Trade show approved stanchions are permitted. If you are unsure please email us at reg@importfest.com

No. You are not permitted to lay down carpet, flooring or any type of covering on the floor including tape. If you would like to rent carpet from our exclusive service provider please email us at reg@importfest.com

Yes, you can bring your own chairs and place them along the back wall of the venue. You may not place your chairs next to your vehicle or block any aisles.

If you have a custom display setup for your vehicle please email details and diagram to reg@importfest.com for review.

If you would like to park next to your friend please arrive to the venue for setup at the same time. Our staff is not permitted to hold space for anyone. We must fill in all of the gaps on a first come first serve basis. VIP spots are pre-assigned so if you and your friend are registered under VIP you may request to park side by side in advance by emailing us at reg@importfest.com before July 1, 2020.

We will place your car according to our floor plan. We do not reserve space. If you wish to park next to a friend please ensure you both arrive at the same time.
VIP spots are pre-assigned.

If you have a team of 6 or more cars please email us at reg@importfest.com and we will do our best to pre-assign your space.

You will be permitted one passenger only. All other passengers must exit the vehicle prior to entering the building.

IMPORTFEST INC. has an experienced panel of judges that will review each submission against our criteria including fit and finish, quality of workmanship and parts and relevance of modifications. Our selection process is a subjective review of your “images” and “listed modifications”. IMPORTFEST INC. holds the right to accept and/or reject any applicant it sees fit. Our selection process is to help maintain a high level of competition and to ensure each applicant meets our “subjective” standard.

Additionally, every applicant will be evaluated with consideration to our scoring system and categories list. Priority is awarded to those vehicles that show a high level of competitiveness in their respective class.

Award categories are updated annually according to competition and registration trends. Vehicles not listed in a class category will be grouped into an affiliated category i.e. Import Other. If you are not satisfied with the award categories please DO NOT register.

All of the listed categories are 100% Guaranteed. We may add a few more.

Set up will take place on Friday July 24, 2020 between 10am to 6pm. We suggest you all arrive early to avoid downtown traffic.

In the event you miss setup, we will have your swag bag and tickets for you to pick up at Will Call on Saturday July 24, 2020 at 10am.

Power is provided by Showtech Services. Please email us at reg@importfest.com if you would like to order power.

RULES & REGULATIONS

QUESTIONS? EMAIL US AT REG@IMPORTFEST.COM.


Every competitor must abide by the rules set forth by IMPORTFEST INC. and MTCC while participating at IMPORTFEST. We strongly suggest you familiarize yourselves with the rules and setup procedures prior to registering.

This is strictly prohibited. At no time will you be permitted to install/service/repair or modify your vehicle inside the MTCC.

If you plan to create a display around your car you must submit images and a diagram to reg@importfest.com for approval. We do not permit the display of past awards, picture frames, floor banners. Any bags or boxes or cleaning supplies next to your vehicle must be removed or your car will not be judged.

If you wish to order Electrical please email us at reg@importfest.com. Electrical should only be requested by those who wish to use display lighting - this is not intended for audio. You are not permitted to play audio from your vehicle at any time while inside the venue.

Stamps must be visible to ensure entry/re-entry into the show. Any tampering with stamps will result in immediate dismissal from the show. Lost or Forgotten tickets will not be replaced, no exceptions.
Re-sale of tickets is illegal and will result in fines/charges.

Alcohol, drugs, weapons and other illegal materials are not permitted in the venue. At no time during the event may you start your engine; doing so will result in immediate ejection from IMPORTFEST and fines.

Any damage to the venue i.e. skid marks, sticker or tape residue, etc. as a result of your miss conduct will be billed to you directly.

The MTCC requires that all battery terminals and alarms to be disconnected upon entry into the building. This is to reduce noise and ensure safety for our guests. You will not be permitted to play any audio from your vehicle.

IMPORTFEST INC. shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to any property at any time during setup or event date. All competitors are required to lock their vehicles and keep their belongings safe.

Everyone must comply with the local, municipal and provincial laws and regulations in conjunction with safety, health and other matters. Vehicles must have 1/2 tank gas or less - NO EXCEPTIONS.

YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO START YOUR ENGINE AT ANYTIME DURING THE EVENT HOURS.

IMPORTFEST INC. shall have the power to enforce all terms, rules and regulations as well as any other stipulations necessary for proper conduct of the show. All competitors agree to comply with such terms, rules, regulations, all pertinent laws, and codes. In addition IMPORTFEST Inc. has the right to refuse or reject any vehicle into the venue at their discretion.

Flyers, business cards, banners, signs and any other printed materials are not permitted in the venue for distribution unless a booth has been purchased or otherwise authorized by IMPORTFEST Inc. If caught, material will be taken away and you will be subject to a $5000 fine plus disqualification and ejection from the event.

Sale of merchandise is NOT permitted at any time unless you have purchased a booth.

All competitors hereby assume all costs and expenses associated with copyright, trademark, trade name and any other statutory protection.

IMPORTFEST INC. assumes no responsibility for any use or infringement of Vendors/competitor’s name, logo or any types of materials used in filming or marketing pieces i.e. event coverage

IMPORTFEST INC. shall have no liability whatsoever from any cause beyond its control resulting from strike, fire, weather, lockout, civil disobedience, acts of God.

Move out will begin at 10:59pm immediately following the award ceremony. All Vehicles and display booth materials must be removed from the building by 1:00am.

Any vehicles left behind will be tagged and towed at owners’ expense.

No Refunds. No Transfers.

 

For more information please visit www.importfest.com or if you have questions please email us at reg@importfest.com