La Jolla Concours d’Elegance 2012 Website Goes Live


Continuing their growth from the La Jolla Motor Car Classic, the 8th Annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance has launched, a new website for exhibitors and attendees. The concours will be held on Sunday, April 1st, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, with preceding events on Friday and Saturday, March 30th and 31st leading up to the main event on Sunday. Details and online registration are available on the website.

“ better represents who we are and who we are becoming: a solid concours that grew from a car show for and by ‘car guys’ ”, said Mike Dorvillier, Chair of the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance committee.

Vehicle exhibitors are encouraged to submit their application early as space on the field is limited. “We’ve expanded the Concours to involve more of the community, and we keep attracting bigger crowds,” said Dorvillier. The La Jolla Concours will be held at on the grass at La Jolla Cove.

Keith Martin returns as the emcee and will present awards recognizing winners in a variety of categories, including cars on the Saturday Motor Tour, Concours specialty classes and special awards such as the “Keith Martin Award”, “Director’s Choice” and more. A full list of award categories is listed on the website

Additional events preceding the Sunday show include a book signing on Friday, March 30 as well as a guided motor tour of San Diego on Saturday, March 31. Tickets to the Sunday Show are $35 in advance and $40 at the entrance. The car exhibitor registration fee is $100.

Proceeds benefit the La Jolla Historical Society, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is dedicated to the discovery, collection and preservation ofLa Jolla’s heritage. For more information visit, to obtain a registration form or to buy tickets, call619-233-5008.