43 Years of Excellence • Saturday 22 October 2022 • Chico, California
The Chico Concours d’Elegance is Butte County California’s premier annual car show. Held every year since 1979 — with the exception of 2020 — the Chico Concours features a full day of music, friendship, entertainment, and beautiful automobiles in the park-like atmosphere of Butte Creek Country Club. We sincerely hope that you will choose to attend as either a participant or spectator.
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Pettersen Motorsports 30th Annual Car Show 2022
Pettersen Motorsports presents their 30th annual car show, BBQ, and cruise night on Friday October 21, 2022. The festivities begin at 12 noon at Pettersen Motorsports in Chico, and end with a super cruise that starts at DeGarmo Park in Chico at 6:30 PM.
- Download details: Car Show, BBQ & Cruise Flyer (1.1 MB PDF)
- More information: Call (530) 343-5007
The History of the Chico Concours d’Elegance
The Chico Concours had its beginning in 1979 as the brainchild of Mr. Todd Radke, a local automobile enthusiast and then Director of the Chico Visitor and Convention Bureau.
The Bureau was an adjunct of the Chico Chamber of Commerce and was charged with the responsibility of promoting events that would bring visitors to the city of Chico. The first Concours was held at the Silver Dollar Fairground and was an immediate success.
In 1982, the Chico Concours volunteers approached the Chico Active 20-30 Club to see if that group would be interested in taking over sponsorship of the event. The 20-30 Club had previously taken responsibility for concessions at the Concours and was interested in the event as a means of raising money for their community service work.
The 20-30 Club accepted the invitation and ran the show for the next three years, along with KHSL Radio/TV as a Co-sponsor. Art Gausemel and Glenn Geer of the 20-30 Club were chairmen for the 1982 and 1983 Concours … Learn more