Welcome to the ‘Vette Vues Tri-Power Award: Honoring Exceptional Corvettes

Rooted in Tradition: Celebrating Excellence Since 2013

Established in 2013, the Vette Vues Tri-Power Award emerged as a testament to honoring the finest restored and original Corvettes within the automotive community. Over the years, this prestigious accolade has evolved into a revered symbol of excellence, recognizing vehicles that embody unparalleled levels of originality, meticulous restoration, and an unwavering commitment to preserving Corvette heritage. Since its inception, the Tri-Power Award has continued to set new standards, celebrating the pinnacle of Corvette craftsmanship and dedication to automotive excellence.

Upholding Authenticity: Certifications and Value

Certifying a Corvette parallels verifying the authenticity of a treasured artwork; it adds immense value. Events like Bloomington Gold Corvettes, NCRS Top Flight Judging, and Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals conduct exhaustive assessments—scrutinizing every facet from exterior to engine, validating a Corvette’s legitimacy. Achieving certifications like the N.C.R.S. Top Flight Award and Bloomington Gold Certified elevate a Corvette’s rank and worth, making it highly sought after at auctions.

The Benefits: Certification and Pride

Certification not only substantiates authenticity but also escalates a Corvette’s intrinsic value, positioning it favorably for resale. The joy of owning a certified Corvette resonates among enthusiasts, amplifying pride and recognition. For many owners, the certification process becomes a gratifying journey, celebrating their dedication to restoring these iconic vehicles.

Pursuing Excellence: The Tri-Power Award Journey

After attaining the N.C.R.S. Top Flight Award and Bloomington Gold Certified, the pursuit of prestigious accolades like the Triple Diamond Award and the coveted Vette Vues Magazine Tri-Power Award becomes attainable.

Judging Standards and Leadership: Vinnie Tortorella’s Role

Vinnie Tortorella, esteemed for his expertise in Corvette restoration and as the Principal Owner of Muscle Cars of Texas, Inc., leads the Tri-Power Award’s judging. His authority ensures the highest evaluation standards, crucial for this esteemed recognition.

The Path to Triumph: Rigorous Evaluation

Corvettes aspiring for the Tri-Power Award undergo rigorous evaluation on a 1,000-point scale. Every aspect, inside and out, is meticulously inspected. Earning this prestigious honor demands a score of 950 points or more.

Honors and Recognition: Registry and Awards

Crafted to perfection: the distinguished 9" x 12" Rosewood Piano Finish Plaque, an enduring symbol of unparalleled excellence awarded to the finest Corvettes at the 'Vette Vues Tri-Power Award.

Tri-Power Award recipients are entered into the exclusive Vette Vues Tri-Power Registry. Each esteemed vehicle is honored with a distinguished certificate, showcasing its VIN—a testament to its exceptional achievement. The certificate, bearing an embossed Vette Vues Tri-Power gold seal and signed by William Wolf, the President and CEO of Vette Vues Magazine, adds an extra layer of distinction. Recipients also receive a 9″ x 12″ Rosewood Piano Finish Plaque, an enduring symbol of their unparalleled excellence.

Save the Date for the Celebration

Join us for the prestigious Vette Vues Tri-Power Award at the Corvette Chevy Expo on March 16 and 17, 2024, hosted at the Galveston Island Convention Center. The awards will be presented during the Corvette Chevy Expo Awards ceremony, marking the culmination of this celebratory event.

Registration Process for the Tri-Power Award

  1. Email Registration Form: Contact us at tri-power@corvettechevyexpo.com or call 386-775-2512 to request the Tri-Power Award registration form. Our team will promptly assist you and provide the necessary registration documents via email. Or you can click here to download the form.
  2. Online Payment: For a seamless registration experience, visit the Vette Vues website, and you can register with a credit or debit card: Tri-Power Award registration.
  3. Email Documents: Please email your documents, such as copies of the NCRS Top Flight® Certificate and the Bloomington Gold® Certificate, to tri-power@corvettechevyexpo.com.

Registration Fee and Enhanced Benefits

  • The registration fee for the Tri-Power Award is $375, covering entry into the Corvette Chevy Expo indoor show car competition. This fee offers exceptional value, granting access to a dynamic showcase, networking opportunities, and expert evaluation for the prestigious Tri-Power Award.

Important Notes for Participants

  • Ensure all necessary documentation, including copies of the NCRS Top Flight® Certificate and the Bloomington Gold® Certificate, are prepared for registration.
  • Registrants will receive confirmation and further instructions upon successful registration.

For any inquiries or assistance regarding the registration process, please feel free to reach out to our dedicated team. We look forward to welcoming your exceptional Corvette to the Tri-Power Award competition!

Event Details:

  • Date: March 16 and 17, 2024
  • Price: $375.00
  • Venue: Galveston Island Convention Center

Show Car Setup Schedule:

  • Thursday: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Lobby Show Cars: Must be in place by Thursday night at 5:00 PM

Parking Information:

If you need trailer parking, the San Luis Hotel, Hilton, and Holiday Inn all offer parking behind their buildings on a first-come, first-served basis, free of charge. Parking at your hotel is preferred.

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