Southern Classics Society is a friendly and informal, all-marque club for classic vehicle enthusiasts in the south of England

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

The aim of this page is to present some of the most commonly-asked questions about the Society and our events. It may save the need to e-mail or phone for an answer. As time goes on, we expect further questions and replies to be added here, to make the page even more useful. Any feedback or suggestions for topics would, of course, be welcome.

If you have a question which is still not answered by this section, then please feel free to contact the appropriate committee member using the details from the "Contact Us" page.


Question Answer
FORMAL SHOWS
Do I need to pre-book, register or apply for an application form to attend any of your formal shows ?? NO - just turn up on the day, no pre-booking required.
How much does it cost to enter as a non-member ?? £5.00 PER CAR, which includes driver +1 passenger.
Are all your shows open to non-members ?? Currently all our shows are open to non-members, except for the Charity Show, which is a MEMBER ONLY event - no public. Our charity show is £10.00 PER CAR.
What time can I arrive ?? Anytime from 0845hrs onwards, the show officially runs from 1000-1600hrs. No "Lock-in" normally operates.
Do you have an age cut off for classic cars ?? ONLY classic vehicles PRE-2000 can exhibit at our Formal Shows.
What classic vehicles do you allow at your shows ?? Any type of classic vehicle with wheels !!
How do I enter for judging at formal shows ?? If you wish to be considered for a prize you must display either an SCS Vehicle information sheet or similar giving the same information. Judging will normally take place between 12:00 and 13:00 and if there are any 'ties' preference will be given to cars still on site at the time of presentation (eg 3pm).
Our club wish to have a "Club Corner", is that possible ?? YES - email the Events Co-ordinator with your requirement.
Is there Autojumble / Traders at the shows ?? YES - stall numbers are relative to the size of the show.
How many cars attend your shows ?? Depends on the show location and obviously weather on the day.
Are any of your shows on hard-standing ?? Currently all our shows are on grass.
I have a dog, can I bring that to the show YES - provided it is on a lead.
Can I sign-up as a member of SCS at your events ?? YES - but only at formal shows and breakfast meetings - see the Membership Secretary on the day.
Can I have a non-Auto-related stand ?? NO, all stands must be auto related – this includes Charities unless one of our own supported charities. Auto trade stands may be allowed but with approval from SCS PRIOR to the day.
BREAKFAST MEETINGS
Do you need to be a member to attend ?? NO - all breakfast meetings are open to non-members
Is there a charge to attend ?? NO - not by SCS, but a small charge may be required for car parking at some venues.
What time are the breakfast meetings ?? 0830 - 1100hrs
OTHER SCS EVENTS
What other events do SCS hold ?? Drive-It Days, Club Socials. These are MEMBER ONLY events - no public.