Hagerty Youth Judging Program for 8-15 Year Olds Interested in Judging Fine Automobiles

CINCINNATI, OH –May 15, 2019— The Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance, a nationally recognized car show that highlights some of the most spectacular automobiles and motorcycles of all time, seeks to engage the next generation of car enthusiasts through its youth judging program, sponsored by Hagerty Insurance. The “Partnership for Youth”, in its ninth year, is a program between Hagerty and the Cincinnati Concours, designed to ensure future generations of car enthusiasts.   

During the 2019 Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, June 9, 2019, youth judges, ages eight to fifteen, will have the opportunity to participate in an informative session on basic judging skills. The Hagerty youth judges will put their skills to the test, awarding three top finishers from a pre-selected group of display automobiles. 

            Any youths interested in being considered for Hagerty Youth Judging should contact Michael Kelly at Mkelly11@cinci.rr.comor the Concours office at info@ohioconcours.comor 513-321-1951.  Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Each selected participant will receive two tickets to the 2019 Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance (parent or guardian must accompany the youth judge), as well as official youth judging hat, t-shirt and scorecard; refreshments will also be provided for all youth judges and their parent or guardian.  For more information on the youth judging program and other Hagerty youth initiatives, visit

The 2019 Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance, a celebration of 42 years of automotive excellence, featuring Mid-Century Modern - American Style, 1948 – 1965, will include 95 years of MG, Asian Tuners and Survivors-Unrestored.  The show will also feature thirteen classes of classic, vintage and exotic automobiles and motorcycles.  Tickets for all weekend events can now be purchased online at Advance purchase discounted car show tickets are available online through Sunday, May 26. For more information and to see images from the 2018 show, go to, or  Proceeds benefit Juvenile Arthritisprograms of The Arthritis Foundation.


About the Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance

The Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance is one of the most anticipated classic car show events in the United States.The Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization manages the event with all proceeds benefiting the Arthritis Foundation, with a special focus on Juvenile Arthritis (JA).  To find out more about the Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance, or to order tickets call 513-321-1951 orvisit For more information about the Arthritis Foundation, go to


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Amy Greene