Below is listed the complete Rules and Regulations for the Full Size Chevy Nationals
Mid Atlantic Impala Association Rules Governing the Full Size
All Cars Participating
in the Full Size Chevy Nationals must have paid admission to the All GM Nationals and have received a Carlisle fun-field registration number.
All owners wishing
to have their cars judged in the Full Size Chevy Nationals must have registered their cars with the Mid Atlantic Impala Association
prior to June 25, 2005
for the Full Size Chevy Nationals
All full size
Chevrolet models produced from 1958-1990 are eligible to participate. The models meeting the criteria are listed below.
Bel Air 1958-1975
El Camino 1959-1960
5. Bel Air
10. Kingswood Estate
11. Caprice Estate
C. Other Chevrolet Models Not listed above
1. Models not listed in the list outlined in subsection
B are not eligible to compete in the Full Size Chevy Nationals.
Semi Modified Classes
of the Mid Atlantic Impala Association who volunteers to serve as a judge and attends the mandatory judges meeting
a. Judges Meeting
meeting is mandatory for all volunteers wishing to serve as judges. Failure to comply will result in the disqualification
of the volunteer as a judge.
the judges meeting will be held at the Mid Atlantic Impala Association tent and will be co-presided by the MAIA President
and Sergeant at Arms.
The time of
the meeting is the day of the event. No Exceptions No Excuses.
Topic of Discussion
will be a general overview of the Judging rules and explanation of the judging sheet.
Each team will
comprise of 3 Judges and 1 Chief Judge.
will be handed a clean judging sheet by the Chief Judge to judge participants automobiles upon arrival at said automobiles.
shall check the number on the judging sheet against the number located on the Dash Card to insure the correct automobile is
The judge shall
use his/her opinion in deducting points he/she deems necessary for each sub heading in a category.
sheet must be completely filled out before returning it to the Chief Judge. The judge shall sign his/her name to the sheet
upon completion certifying he has accurately judged the vehicle to the best of his ability
Judging of Automobiles
are expected to fairly and accurately judge the automobiles to the best of his/her ability
NO time during the judging hours shall any judge address questions to or from any participants. He shall instead direct questions
to his Chief Judge.
No time shall any judge disclose the results of his findings to participants or fellow judges. He may only discuss these results
with his Chief Judge for a period of 24 hours following the close of judging.
set forth in this provision are mandatory in order to prevent the appearance of impropriety and to protect the judge as well
as the integrity of the MAIA, the Full Size Chevy Nationals and Carlisle.
and Terms of Disqualification
Any Judge found
to be in possession of or marking on the judging sheet for his/her own or a family members automobile along with the automobile
shall be disqualified from the event.
Terms of Disqualification
found in violation shall be disqualified from all MAIA events including but not limited to meetings, shows, and the Full Size
Chevy Nationals for a period of no less than 25 months.
Any MAIA member
found in violation shall permanently have his/her and their families membership revoked, and will have no right ofappeal.
and collect judging sheets for judges
Serve as a
liaison between judges and participants
Total the score
on each judges sheet and average the sum of the on each car.
Only MAIA officers,
committee chairmen, or those appointed by the MAIA President may serve as Chief Judge.
may not oversee the judging of a class in which his car or the car of a family member is participating. Chief Judges shall
also be subject to the rules of disqualification.
upon completion of the assigned classes shall bring their judging forms and the completed judging sheets to the MAIA Sergeant
shall not disclose the results of the judges findings to anyone for a period of 24 hours after completion of the event.
Any All GM
Nationals entrant whose automobile meets the requirements for the full size Chevy Nationals and choosing to have their vehicle
judged by the rules set forth herein.
Right f Participation
possessing a vehicle meeting the minimum requirements set forth in these rules has the right to participate in the full size
Chevy Nationals, unless he/she has been previously disqualified.
must abide by the rules set forth by Carlisle and herein.
shall not speak with or hinder judges in anyway, they shall address all questions to the chief judge.
should remain near or with their automobile until it is judged.
IV Showfield Rules
All rules set
forth by Carlisle as well as the rules set forth herein shall be followed at all times.
must be as follows for judging
Have hood and
tops Up and latched
All door and
quarter windows closed
Failure to follow
these rules will result in 0 points being awarded for a portion of the car unable to be seen (ex. Closed hood will result
in loss of points for engine compartment) and could drastically reduce the automobiles chances of winning.
will determine final division placement.
are Final and are not eligible for dispute.
will be available upon written request to the MAIA on the Monday following the event and will remain available for 30 days
and at that time they will be destroyed.
for event will remain eligible to win awards in the Carlisle Fun-field
a. Awards will be presented by Carlisle
based on the choice of show participants.
Full Size Chevy
will receive a certificate of achievement for their automobile based on the score it receives
Types of Certificates
950 + points scored
Sapphire Certificate 875 949 points scored
Emerald Certificate 874 800 points
Ruby Certificate 799 points and below
Historical Preservation Award
a. Awarded to Unrestored (less than
33%) Original Vehicles Only
is a list of the Specialty awards to be presented by the Mid Atlantic Impala Association
Attention to Detail*
Participants Favorite** Ori, semi, & modified
MAIA Presidents Favorite
MAIA Vice Presidents Favorite
MAIA Secretarys Favorite
MAIA Treasurers Favorite
MAIA Events Coordinators Favorite
MAIA Sergeant at Arms Favorite
MAIA Kids Favorite
MAIA Jr. Officers Favorite
MAIA Ladies Favorite
MAIA from the Heart Award
* Chosen by
MAIA members only
by Show Participants
To be presented
1. 1st 2nd and 3rd in
each class and category
is presented to the vehicle scoring the greatest amount of points in its category.
VI Determination of Category
A. MAIA Rules
The MAIA will
determine by examining the vehicles which category a car will be placed in, using club guidelines.
will not be subject to appeal.
originality must be answered by the owner and the burden of proof is placed solely on the owner of the vehicle in question.
VII Show Disclaimer
of the right to participate, I hereby release the Mid Atlantic Impala Association; local municipalities, Carlisle Productions,
the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; and anyone connected with management or presentation of these events, from any and all known
and unknown liabilities or damages that may be suffered by any entrant or spectator, to his person or property while traveling
to or from, or while participating in the event.
and members of the Mid Atlantic Impala Association will do all in its power to cooperate with participants to insure a good
show. We respectfully ask the entrants do the same.
Rules are to be used as a guideline and are subject to change without notice all changes will be published at the event.