The 8th edition of the CBA Uganda Vintage And Classic Auto Show is slated to happen on the 27th of July at the usual venue Kampala Sheraton Hotel Kampala gardens.
Themed ‘Love Of The Machines’, this year’s edition will besides winning cars also see garages and mechanics winning trophies for keeping the gems on the road.
This year also, the best collectibles exhibited at the show will also be rewarded.
“We want to celebrate persons who make the biggest sacrifice to make it to the show as well as the best upcountry participating car/bike. This ‘Love’ edition will also introduce a split of category one to honor best pickup and Van separately. The theme dressing for this event being “auto inspired wear.” said Mr John B. Niwagaba, the chairman Vintage and Classic Auto show at the press conference earlier on Tuesday
Among the awards that lucky winners will be walking away with include; ‘Vintage Van Of The Year’, ‘Vintage pickup/truck Of The Year’, ‘Vintage Mechanic Of The Year’ which will be taken by the mechanic with the largest number of winning cars at the show, ‘Vintage Garage Of The Year” (to be taken by the garage with the largest number of winning cars at the show),
Among the more awards include ‘Collectible Of The Year’, ‘The Best Kept/restored Collectible’, ‘Best Upcountry Car (to be taken by the best cars that come from outside 100 km of Kampala city) and lastly ‘Burst-A-Piston Award’ which will go to the car that tried hardest to get to the show.
The event is meant to celebrate and reward the growing love for vintage restoration within Uganda and the rest of East Africa.
See how the 2018 CBA Vintage Classic And Auto Show went down