Countdown to Tuner Evolution: Charlotte

Saturday August 26th, The Park Expo Center, Charlotte, NC

The Park Expo and Conference Center

The Park Expo and Conference Center, located less than five miles from Uptown Charlotte, is a premiere location to serve your individual, corporate and exhibition needs.

In addition to the 224,000 square feet of open exhibition space, The Park Expo and Conference Center boasts 160,000 square feet of permanent office and showroom space, as well as conference and meeting room space with a centrally located 300 seat café.

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  • B-Boy Comp/Demo
    B-Boy Comp/Demo
    HEADS UP B-BOYS! Tuner Evolution will be featuring a breakdance demo and competition at Tuner Evolution: Charlotte! More info will be posted soon!
  • Model Lounge
    Model Lounge
    The Model Lounge is a unique experience that gives show goers the opportunity to meet and greet some of the industry's top models.
  • RC Drift Demo/Comp
    RC Drift Demo/Comp
    RC Drifting has become a staple at our events. Insane drift action and ultra-detailed RC cars attract huge crowds. The competition features some of the hottest RC cars and best drivers around! This event is open to all RC Drifters! Think you have what it takes?? Click to register online now!
  • Bikini Contest
    Bikini Contest
    Check out some of the hottest ladies on the East Coast as they battle it out for cash prizes! Think you have what it takes? Click to register for the bikini contest at our Charlotte event!
  • Live DJs and Performances
    Live DJs and Performances
    Performances will be announced closer to the event!

Roll-In Information

Competitor Vehicles
Roll-in will be Saturday, August 26th from 6:30am - 10:30am. All show competitors must roll-in at a scheduled staging time. Competitor vehicles may also roll-in on Friday, August 25th anytime between 11am and 5pm. Our check-in process is done completely electronically using a smartphone app containing all of your information and images of your vehicle(s). So when you arrive, all you need to do is give us your name (so there's no need to bring anything with you).

Car Clubs/Teams
Please have a representative contact us immediately after registering so that we can schedule a specific roll-in time for your club/team. If you do not contact us, we can not guarantee that your club/team will be able to park together.

Vendors
Roll-in will be Friday, August 25th from 11am - 5pm. This includes all booth vehicles!! Any booth vehicles that do not roll in on Friday will not be able to park in their booth!! Our check-in process is done completely electronically using a smartphone app containing all of your information and images of your vehicle(s). So when you arrive, all you need to do is give us your name (so there's no need to bring anything with you). Important! The first person from your company who arrives at the event and checks in will be given all of your company's passes, and it will be their responsibility to distribute them to the rest of your employees who will be attending.

Fire codes require that all vehicles parking inside any venues have 1/4 tank of fuel or less! Also all batteries must be disconnected! This will be strictly enforced!!

**NO SPACE GUARANTEED - to ensure a space at this event, you must register as early as possible.

REGISTERED VEHICLES & VENDORS - Show vehicles receive a pass for the driver ONLY! Up to four (4) additional passes can be purchased for a discounted rate of $20 each when registering your vehicle.

VEHICLES WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO LEAVE UNTIL AWARDS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED AND THE SHOW IS OVER! NO EXCEPTIONS!!

A Few rules for Competitors and Vendors:
Absolutely NO burnout's will be permitted on the property! If so, you will lose all access and will be asked to remove yourself from the premises!
NO ALCOHOL MAY BE BROUGHT IN TO THE EVENT.
Food may be brought in before the show starts on Saturday. If you bring in coolers/cooler bags they will be searched by security.
You will be able to get into the venue as early as 10am Saturday morning to finish prepping your vehicle.
If you lose or pretend as though you lost your ticket, payment confirmation, or wrist band or claim that you never got a ticket to enter, you will have to pay the standard spectator entry fee ($25.00) to enter the building--**No Exceptions**
IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ALL OF THE PARKING AND ADMISSION PASSES IN HAND BEFORE YOU LEAVE THE VENUE!

NO VEHICLES SHOULD BE MOVED, STARTED OR LEAVE THE PREMISES FOR ANY REASON UNTIL THE CONCLUSION OF THE EVENT!!
*******ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS!!*******

Classes

*Classes may be adjusted slightly as we get closer to the event based on registrations*

TOP HONORS/TEAM AWARDS
Best of Show (Best Overall Vehicle)
Best JDM
Best Euro
Best Domestic
Best VIP


TUNER EVOLUTION VIP (1 award per class)
- VIP Platform (GS's, LS's, M's, Q's.....)
- VIP Styled (Euro's, other 4 door sedans....)
- VIP Inspired (VIP styled Honda's, Scion's, etc....)
- VIP Wagon

Best Team Overall (Average score of top five cars from each team)
Best Team Participation (Most member vehicles in attendance)

VEHICLE CLASSES (1st - 3rd)
Other Euro (Mercedes, Porsche, Volvo, Audi)
Other Import (Mazda, Hyundai, Kia, Suzuki)
Domestic
Honda Civic
Honda S2000
Honda Other
Ruckus/Grom
Acura
BMW
Lexus
Subaru
FRS/BRZ
Mitsubishi
Nissan
Infiniti
Scion
Toyota
Volkswagen

SPECIALTY AWARDS
Best Static Stance
Best Air Stance
Best Engine Visual
TE Staff Award
Best Interior
Best Body & Paint
Best Female Ride
Best Old Skool
Best ICE
Best Exotic
Best Performance Theme
Best Vinyl