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Vintage Legend focuses on the unrestored vehicle, and includes American brands. This program provides status, recognition, provenance and appreciation to unrestored vehicles. The certification team provides each owner with a detailed listing of our findings in a comprehensive report. Our goal is to uncover new information, share it with you and act as a repository for factory standards and processes. For our program goals and details click on the icon    Vintage Legend Program Goals

Our certification teams consists of judges Brett Merryman, Steve Shauger, Chris White,  Roger Gibson, Jim Cunningham, Rick Campbell, Frank Badalson and Scott Tiemann. and incorporates other specialists based on make and model. Each core team member possesses over 30 years experience as restorers, collectors, historians and judges in the hobby. Typically we spend 3 hours on each car examining in detail every segment of your car including placing it on a lift for the underbody and suspension. The MCACN show is the perfect venue to have your vehicle certified. You will be among and exclusive group of enthusiast who participate in this new exciting event.


How do I proceed getting my Car Certified???

Simply click on the icon below and download our Mission Statement/ Participation Guidelines.


Click on Icon for  Legend Mission Statement.

If after reviewing you feel your car meets our criteria click on the Prequalification Icon, complete form and email or mail it to the address/email provided at the bottom of the application.

 Legend Pre-Qualification Application


Once we receive the application it will be reviewed.

If your vehicle qualifies you will be notified and provided an online link for registration


The fee for Vintage Certification is $695.  (*Prices may increase without notice, register early to get best rate)


The registration fee includes:

  • Two entry passes for the show

  • Trailer parking in our Marshaling Yard

  •  Vintage Certification Judging

If you have questions email us at or contact  Shauger at 631-514-9765


Space is limited due to the amount of time required to verify and inspect all reference areas, so apply early.

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