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Want to know more about our judging categories? Find out more below!

Major Trophies

Major trophies are awarded by the volunteer judging team and event partners. All judged vehicles are eligible for the following Major Trophies:

  • Best Ford – The Perpetual William Clay Ford Jnr Trophy Presented by the Ford Motor Company
  • Best Performance Ford (Ford performance variant: GT, RS, Tickford, FPV, Shelby or on judges advice)
  • Best Classic Falcon GT (Australian-built performance variant, JG33 or JG66)
  • Best Modern Falcon GT (Australian-built performance variant including FPV and Tickford)
  • Powered by Ford (Best Engine)
  • Best Paint Presented by Europanels
  • Best Interior
  • Best Club Presented by Bowden’s Own (clubs must provide volunteer judges to be eligible)
  • Best Heavy Ford Open to all Ford trucks 
  • Shannons Choice Selected by Shannons Insurance
  • Rare Spares Real Restoration Selected by Rare Spares
  • Rare Spares Real Street Selected by Rare Spares
  • Highest Odometer Reading Presented by Bowdens Own and Rare Spares, contact the admin@allfordday.org.au to register.
  • Longest Distance Driven Presented by Bowdens Own and Rare Spares, contact admin@allfordday.org.au to register.

Judging is based on a maximum 10 points for each of the four areas: boot, engine bay, interior and paint. If one area of a vehicle is inaccessible to the judges, it will be awarded a zero.

Trophies will be awarded to the category winners and runners-up.

Judging Categories

Best Falcon XK – XPBest Fairlane ZJ – ZL / LTD FC – FE
Best Falcon XR – XTBest Fairlane NA – BF / LTD DA-BF
Best Falcon XW – XYBest USA Ford (Including Lincoln & Mercury)
Best Falcon XA – XCBest Customline / Victoria / Mainline
Best Falcon XD – XHBest Model T / Model A / Side Valve / Flathead
Best Falcon EA – EDBest Anglia / Prefect
Best Falcon EF – ELBest Zephyr / Zodiac / Consul
Best Falcon AUBest Cortina
Best Falcon BA – BFBest Capri
Best Falcon FG – FG-XBest Laser / Telstar / Meteor
Best Mustang ’64 – ’66Best Escort
Best Mustang ’67 – ’73Best Sierra / Mondeo / Probe
Best Mustang ’74 – ’04Best Focus / Fiesta
Best Mustang ’05 – ’14Best Hot Rod / Rat Rod / Jalopy (Ford Engine and/or Body)
Best Mustang ’15 – ’23Best Territory
Best Mustang ’24 – PresentBest Everest, Ranger or Raptor
Best Fairlane ZA – ZDBest F-Series / Truck / Commercial
Best Fairlane ZF – ZH / LTD P5 – P6Best Special Interest Vehicle / Miscellaneous