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Frequently Asked Questions

Show n Shine

  • How Do I Enter The Show n Shine competition?

    Please email three photos of your car (including one of the engine bay) to showandshine@japcarclub.org 

  • Does my car Have to be a Show Stopper to enter the Show n Shine?

    Any Car can enter the show and shine. Please send us three photos (one of the engine bay) and some details about the car to showandshine@japcarclub.org 

  • What category do I go in for the Show n Shine?

    The Categories are based on each manufactuer

  • Who Sponsors the show and Shine?

    Dodo Juice sponsor the event

  • What are the Show n Shine prizes?

    The prizes are donated by the sponsor and will all be car cleaning related as well as a trophy for each winner, one per manufacturer. In addition your car club will be awarded five points toward the IKO Team Trophy

  • Where is the Show n Shine Held?

    This is held in the show hall

  • How long will my car be on dispay for the Show n Shine?

    All vehicles must be parked on their show stand no later than 10:00 on the Saturday. Show cars are then required to stay in the show hall and cannot leave before midday on Sunday

  • When are the Show n Shine winners announced ?

    The winners are announced at the end of the day normally aound 5pm. Trophies and prizes are handed out at the same time

  • Where do I prepare my car for the Show n Shine?

    The are a number of locations around the venue to wash your car but please be considerate of other event goers and water flowing onto camping or club display areas. We have also set aside an area adjacent to the hall for last minute preparation prior to entering the show hall

  • Can I clean my car on the show and shine stand?

    Final cleaning without the use of water is permitted full detailing on the show and shine stand wont be allowed. Prior to entering the hall we have an area set aside where detailing is allowed

  • What happens at the end of the day for the Show n Shine competition?

    The winners in each catgory (manufactuere) will be awarded a trophy and five points added to their respective car club's IKO Team Trophy total. Winning cars stay in the show hall for the remainder of the day and can be removed at midday on Sunday

  • What day does the Show n Shine take place?

    The competition takes place all day on the Saturday but the cars can arrive from Thursday Lunchtime

  • Can any age of car enter

    Yes as long as its Japanese any car can enter and we have had some very old cars win!

Who can attend?

The event is open to members of all Japanese car clubs or just private individuals.

As a visitor, please see the Event info page.

If you run a Japanese car club and wish to register your car club with JAE then please check out the Club Info page.

It will be fantastic to see your club there regardless of how big or small it is, we all have the same goal, the same love and that is Japanese cars.

Where to stay?

There is camping for the hardcore weekenders amongst us which is a very popular option with families as well as clubs and makes the whole event!
Public car parking for the day trippers is also available.

Tickets are available at the public gate all weekend, prices can be found in the Event Information page

If you are new to the event or want to chat with us, please use the Facebook page. We look forward to meeting you over the JAE weekend!

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

You have the right to cancel within seven days of the purchase.

Outside of that time the purchase is non-refundable

If you do cancel your order within seven days of purchase, your payment will be returned after the end of the show.

You must inform john@japcarclub.org and explain the reason for cancellation.

In the event JAE is cancelled your entry ticket price will be refunded in full. This does not affect your statutory rights.



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