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DESIGNERS DOZEN



Celebrity judges chose 100 cars that were nominated for
final judging. Out of those 100 cars, 16 were awarded
The Designer's Dozen! And received a commemorative
jacket and custom award!

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2016 Judges include:
Murray Pfaff – Pfaff Designs Detroit, MI
Hot rod designer and builder
www.pfaffdesigns.com

Ken Fenical – Posies Hot Rods and Customs
Hummelstown, PA – Hot rod builder and legend
www.posiesrodsandcustoms.com
John Edwards – Dream Machines LTD Toronto, CA
Hot rod and custom car builder
www.dreammachinesltd.com

Randy Weaver – Weaver Customs, Sandy, UT
Hot rod and custom car builder
www.weavercustoms.com


Rich Perez - RP Interiors
Horseheads, NY -
www.rpinteriorsinc.com

Mark Giambalvo - Creative Rod & Kustom,
Womelsdorf PA - Hot rod and custom car builder. www.creativerodandkustom.com

Chris Ryan - Ryan’s Rod & Custom
www.ryansrodandkustom.com



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Scroll down to see the 2016 Winners


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Rick Start
Grand Rapids, MI
1932 Ford 3 Window Coupe
Features – 324 Olds Rocket

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Russ and Diane Berger
Adams Center, NY
1960 Chevrolet Corvette
Features – Rat rod vet. Found in Homer, NY and appears today as the previous owner drove it in the 70's

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Brad Watson
Barrie Ontario
1975 VW Beetle
Features – Chopped, Channeled, Sectioned, air ride

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Victor Oliver
East Syracuse, NY
1955 Studabaker Speedster II Concept Car
Features – Built in 8 months and started with 1953 coupe

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Wilfred Huggins
Croghan, NY
1952 Willys M38A1
Features – Military/Vet of Marine Corp. 4 Year restoration

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Steve and Danielle Locklin
Hamlin, PA
1970 Chevrolet C10
Features – Originally built over past 12 years. Rebuilt chassis and new motor after seeing Autocross and getting hooked.

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Don Skinner
Belmont, NY
1933 Plymouth 4 Door
Features – Bought 30 years ago to rebuild when retired.

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Dan Boudreau
New Castle Ontario
1970 Chevrolet Blazer K5
Features – 4x4 offroad soft top

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Rodney Updegrave
Tremont, PA
1954 Cadillac Series 62
Features – Father and son project built at home by Rodney Sr. and Rodney Jr.

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Chuck Moore
Queensbury, NY
1956 Ford Sunliner
Features – Was buddies car in high school that he used to ride in.

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Bob Pierce
North Stonington, CT
1956 Ford Pickup
Features – Finished a month ago, 4.5 year build.

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Mike Monaco
Harleysville, PA
1933 Willys Coupe
Features –  Owned 12 years. 4 year garage build.

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Fred Provenzano
Massapequa, NY
1950 Lincoln Coupe
Features – Low, Custom on air

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Gary Whitman
King Ferry, NY
1955 Ford Sunliner Conv.
Features – Family has put 150,000 miles on it. Road Warrior.

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Mike Alexander
Syracuse, NY
1957 Chevrolet Belair hard top
Features – 9 year frame off restoration

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Rick Gosson
Cicero, NY
1978 Pontiac Trans Am
Features – Smokey and the bandit clone.

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Patrick and Lori O'Connor
Boonville, NY
1970 AMC Rebel Machine
Features – Owned 33 years. Was their honeymoon vehicle.

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Bill Wood
Easton, PA
1953 White 3000 Garbage Truck
Features – Pieced together from numerous vehicles some of which came from the swap meet at the Syracuse Natioanls last year.