Mission Statement

Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit incorporated in the State of Florida. We exist to support Tampa Bay charities that serve children who are most in need in our community.  We operate through direct donations and monies raised through our annual juried classic car competition featuring rare, original, and historically important vehicles.


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Save the Dates ! Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance * April 17-19, 2020. Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, 600 N. Ashley Dr. Tampa, FL

Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance Inc.  is a 501c3  Non-Profit Florida Corporation

Proud Sponsor of GCDE

  April 17 -19, 2020. Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, 600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida 33602

The organizers of this event receive NO COMPENSATION and are truly Volunteers!

We are a 501c3 IRS recognized charitable organization.

The proceeds will be donated to Shriners Healthcare for Children- Florida. 

We do it for the love of the community, great classic cars, and the charities we support !

The Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance

is an official club event of the

Hillsborough Region AACA

(Antique Automobile Club of America)


Old Wheel Restorations

formerly known as 

Pistorius Collectible Autos

Sales & Restoration Services

​(813) 917-9205


Class 1000- Foreign Cars, up to 1978

1955 Messerschmitt KR200

JC O'Steen, Tallahassee, FL

Congratulations to the "Pirate" Award Winners:

Class 200- Roaring Twenties, 1920-29

1929 Ford Model A Roadster

Michael Hamby, Wilmington, NC

Class 900- Factory Muscle Cars, up to 1978

1970 Plymouth Superbird

Daniel Zajac, Brandon, FL

Class 1200- American Production Post War, 1943-1978

1968 Cadillac Eldorado

John Peters, Seffner, FL

Class 100- Brass Era, up to 1915

1914 Cadillac Phaeton Touring

Kent Hamill, Tavares, FL

People's Choice

1931 Lincoln

Robert Joyner, St. Petersburg, FL

Class 1300- Motorcycles, up to 1978

1917 Harley Davidson

Ric Bolduc, Daytona Beach, FL

Class 300- Great Classics, 1925-1942

1935 Auburn 851 Phaeton

Vic & Suzy Trino, St. Petersburg, FL

Class 400- Foreign Sports / Racing, up to 1959

1957 Mercedes 300 SL

​Derek Hennecke, Tampa, FL

Class 800- Heartbeat of America, Corvettes, up to 1978

1960 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Bradley & Marilyn Bean, Fernandina Beach, FL

Class 500- Foreign Sports / Racing, 1960+

1967 Ferrari 330 GTC

​Clete Gardenhour, St. Petersburg, FL

Class 600- American Sports / Racing, up to 1978

1956 Ford Thunderbird

​David Peszko, Tampa, FL

2019 Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance Memory Books
A collectible coffee table book from the

Inaugural Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance.

Order NOW, limited supplies. 

Only $48 and as always, proceeds benefit the kids at Shriners Hospital for Children, Tampa

Class 700- Heritage / Preservation, up to 1978

1919 Franklin Series 9B Touring

​James Eby, Redington Beach, FL

Pirate Awards


People's Choice Award

Class 1400- Firetrucks, up to 1978

1925 Seagrave

John Morris, Clermont, FL

Class 1100- American Production Pre-War, up to 1942

1933 Buick Victoria 67

Howie & Barb Mednick, Lutz, FL