Presenting Sponsor

Bill Stasek Chevrolet- The Official Chevrolet Dealer of the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals

Title Sponsor


Official MCACN Transporter



Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
5555 N. River Rd
Rosemont, IL. 60018



Sponsored By:

Frank Badalson's American Performance LLC

     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  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 3hrs 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 $450 before June 1st, 2016  and $550 after that date for the 2016 show.

The registration fee includes:

Two entry passes for the show

Pass for Trailer parking

     Pass for car being judged.

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.


Vintage Heritage Collection

Vintage Heritage Collection is a non judged display location for unrestored vehicles within the Vintage Certification area. Last year we added this display area and it was very well received. Having a display area for unrestored cars allows owners of like cars to be displayed together and be recognized collectively. For those interested in participating please email me at or call 631-514-9765



Vintage Heritage Collection (some previous participants)

1971 Olds W30 Convertible

1965 Z16 Chevelle

1967 RS/SS Camaro

1969 RS/SS L78


1969 Boss 302 prototype


1973 Trans Am SD


1970 Chevelle LS6


1969 RS/Z28  




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