For 2014, JCCS will celebrate a true
milestone--its 10th anniversary!
It is a huge milestone, one that
has seen the larger collector-car world warm to the idea that Japanese cars are
as historic, important, collectible and fun as any other automobile.
have all walked together to represent the beauty and historic importance of
Japanese classic cars, and your participation has helped change the prevailing
tide of opinion.
No one raises an eyebrow when we say "Japanese" and
"classic car" together in the same sentence anymore. We are forever grateful to
you for helping to make this happen.
In order to continue this
march toward respectability, we will be making some important tweaks to the
rules of eligibility in the months ahead.
Stay tuned for more precise details, but we are going to
be looking more closely at entries; particularly those cars with dents, rust and
We love and appreciate unrestored
vehicles, but for 2014, we will be limiting entries ofunfinished or
We mention this to you now because we know that many
of your cars are works in progress, and machines cars like the ones that form
the foundation of JCCS cannot be built overnight.
Acceptance will be
handled on a case-by-case basis, and so we ask that
you aim to have your car
finished for September 27, 2014
so that we can have the strongest JCCS show