Car Show

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The Gilbert Brown Foundation's mission is to service youth in an environment that promotes structure and life-skills awareness, by introducing team building skills and promoting diversity in the community. Join us for our annual Custom & Classic Car Show and much more family fun!

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The GBF Foundation provides funds for Camp Sunshine - Kids with Cancer, Gilbert Browns All-Pro Football Camp, Free Milwaukee Skills Camp Offered for Kids Ages 8-17, the Make a Wish Foundation, Mark Tauscher's Tri-Fecta Foundation, and the High School Scholarship Program.

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During the show, there any many different fun events to choose from: Meet & Greet With Former Packer Player Gilbert Brown, a Food & Beverage Tent, Raffle Items & 50/50 Raffle, take a picture with Packer Player and Your Car, plus Fundraising Games With former Green Bay Packers!

Additional Information

2020 Car Show Award Winner Pictures!

2019 Car Show Award Winners Pictures!

LOCATION:

Wilderness Campground
N1499 State Highway 22
Montello, WI 53949

Only 7 Miles South of Montello and 13 Miles North of Pardeeville on HWY 22.

Just turn down Wilderness Campground Rd. (Watch For This Sign)

Directions:

  • FROM MADISON: Take I-90/94 to Exit 132 (Hwy 51). Follow Hwy 51 North to Hwy 22 North. Entrance is 12 Miles north of Pardeeville on Hwy 22.
  • FROM THE EAST: Enter Montello on State Road 23. At stoplight turn left onto Hwy 22 South. Entrance is 7 Miles south of Montello on Hwy 22.
  • FROM THE WEST: Enter Montello on State Road 23. At stoplight turn right onto Hwy 22. Entrance is 7 Miles south of Montello on Hwy 22.

Montello’s own award winning competition BBQ Team will have a food stand open At the Car Show. All profits will be donated to the Gilbert Brown Foundation. Come on out & try some delicious BBQ!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
$10.00 Donation to Register Custom or Classic Car

Call (608) 297-2002 to Pre-Register

  • Pay Day of Show
  • Judges T.B.A.

Car Show Registration Form Updated 6.9.20
Please Mail Registration form to the following address:

N1499 St. Hwy 22
Montello, WI 53949

Checks Can Be Made Payable To: The Gilbert Brown Foundation

Must make reservations in advance as campsites do fill up quickly. Call (608) 297-2002 to make reservations. Must be 21 or older to reserve campsite.

Car Class List:

Antique thru 1949 Except Street Rods
A motor vehicle, but not a reproduction thereof, which has been maintained in or restored to a condition which is substantially in conformity with manufacturer specifications and appearance.

Street Rod 1920-1948
A motor vehicle, or a reproduction thereof, with a model year of 1948 or older which has been materially altered or modified by the removal, addition or substitution of essential parts and with a gross weight or registered gross weight of not more than 9,000 pounds.

Stock 50’s & 60’s
A motor vehicle, but not a reproduction thereof, which has been maintained in or restored to a condition which is substantially in conformity with manufacturer specifications and appearance. Changes allowed to Rims, Air Filter, an Exhaust.

Stock 70’s
A motor vehicle, but not a reproduction thereof, which has been maintained in or restored to a condition which is substantially in conformity with manufacturer specifications and appearance. Changes allowed to Rims, Air Filter, an Exhaust.

Stock 80’s
A motor vehicle, but not a reproduction thereof, which has been maintained in or restored to a condition which is substantially in conformity with manufacturer specifications and appearance. Changes allowed to Rims, Air Filter, an Exhaust.

Stock 90’s
A motor vehicle, but not a reproduction thereof, which has been maintained in or restored to a condition which is substantially in conformity with manufacturer specifications and appearance. Changes allowed to Rims, Air Filter, an Exhaust.

Stock 2000’s
A motor vehicle, but not a reproduction thereof, which has been maintained in or restored to a condition which is substantially in conformity with manufacturer specifications and appearance. Changes allowed to Rims, Air Filter, an Exhaust.

Custom/Modified 1950-1979
A factory-built vehicle that has been modified either to improve its performance, often by altering or replacing the engine and transmission, or it may be a personal design by the builder, making the car look unique and unlike any car that might have been factory built.

Custom/Modified 1980’s
A factory-built vehicle that has been modified either to improve its performance, often by altering or replacing the engine and transmission, or it may be a personal design by the builder, making the car look unique and unlike any car that might have been factory built.

Custom/Modified 1990’s
A factory-built vehicle that has been modified either to improve its performance, often by altering or replacing the engine and transmission, or it may be a personal design by the builder, making the car look unique and unlike any car that might have been factory built.

Custom/Modified 2000’s
A factory-built vehicle that has been modified either to improve its performance, often by altering or replacing the engine and transmission, or it may be a personal design by the builder, making the car look unique and unlike any car that might have been factory built.

Trucks Stock
A motor vehicle, but not a reproduction thereof, which has been maintained in or restored to a condition which is substantially in conformity with manufacturer specifications and appearance.

Trucks Custom
A factory-built vehicle that has been modified either to improve its performance, often by altering or replacing the engine and transmission, or it may be a personal design by the builder, making the car look unique and unlike any car that might have been factory built.

Motorcycle Custom
A factory-built motorcycle that has been modified either to improve its performance, often by altering or replacing the engine and transmission, or it may be a personal design by the builder, making the car look unique and unlike any motorcycle that might have been factory built.

Motorcycle Stock
A motorcycle, but not a reproduction thereof, which has been maintained in or restored to a condition which is substantially in conformity with manufacturer specifications and appearance.

Rat Rods
A style of hot rod or custom car that imitates te early hot rods of the 40’s, 50’s or 60’s – appear unfinished with the bare essentials needed to be driven. It is a thowback to the early day of hot rodding – when the car was built more for the purpose of driving rather than appearance.

Tuners/Imports
All Imports – Custom or Stock

Special Interest
A vehicle uniquely distinguishable from the usual, and/or designed for a particular purpose, such as a race car, military vehicle or bus, or built to a specific and unusual theme, either of which would generate interest because of its uniqueness or specialty function.