How to Judge Utes

Street Ute

Spotlessly clean with near perfect paint. The ute shouldn't have seen alot of dirt roads. No bull bar or country accessories. CB Radio allowed for communication purposes.

Paint & Panel - 10 Points

Engine Bay - 10 Points

Interior - 10 Points

Presentation - 10 Points

Wheels/Mags - 10 Points

Accessories - 10 Points

Judges Call - 5 Points

Classic Ute

Any vehicle manufactured 30 years prior to the date of the current year. Displayed in clean and good condition that is original or has been restored with era correct accessories.

Paint & Panel - 10 Points

Engine Bay - 10 Points

Interior - 10 Points

Presentation - 10 Points

Wheels/Mags - 10 Points

Period Correct Accessories - 10 Points

Judges Call - 5 Points

4x4 Ute

Well presented and set up for long trips in the outdoors. This vehicle will have all the equipment needed including winch, recovery gear and show signs of use.

Wheels/Mags - 10 Points

4x4 Accessories - 10 Points

Judges Call - 5 Points

Paint & Panel - 10 Points

Engine Bay - 10 Points

Interior - 10 Points

Presentation - 10 Points

Female Owned

With or without the glitz and glam, this ute is owned by a woman that loves utes and her personal touches are clear to see/ Attention to detail and self mantained is a plus.

Paint & Panel - 10 Points

Engine Bay - 10 Points

Interior - 10 Points

Presentation - 10 Points

Wheels/Mags - 10 Points

Accessories - 10 Points

Judges Call - 5 Points

Feral

The roughest use that still runs and drives. Dilapidated, unreparied, poorly doctored, dirty, run down etc.

Must be registered.

Engine Bay - 10 Points

Modifications - 10 Points

Interior - 10 Points

Presentation - 10 Points

Wheels - 10 Points

Accessories - 10 Points

Judges Call - 5 Points

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BnS

This vehicle has all the markings of a BnS ute. It has the bull bar, side lights, ariels, mud flaps, ear tags and stickers. 

Paint & Panel - 10 Points

Bull Bar - 10 Points

Interior - 10 Points

Presentation - 10 Points

Wheels - 10 Points

Accessories/Lights - 10 Points

Judges Call - 5 Points

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Trade

The workers best friend and a mobile billboard for their business. Signage displaying business name should be clear. The ute would come with all the tools of the trade.

Paint & Panel - 10 Points

Engine Bay - 10 Points

Interior - 10 Points

Signage/Presentation - 10 Points

Wheels/Mags - 10 Points

Tools of Trade - 10 Points

Judges Call - 5 Points

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Show & Shine

Show off your pride and joy. This class is not eligible for judging but will be displayed and paraded with the rest of the competitors.

The above judging criteria and comments have been provided for the purpose of education and do not represent the views, opinions or position of judges, officials or the RA&HS. Any resemblance to actual persons, competitors, or exhibits living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental.

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