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Houston MG Car Club Awards

Driver Awards

All award tabulations will begin November 1 and end on October 31.

Award

Eligible Drivers

Eligible Events

Eligible Vehicle

Points

MG Driver*

Awarded for miles driven in an MG [or exception**]

All licensed HMGCC members in good standing. The member family unit will qualify as one driver [husband/wife may drive but points will apply to combined family points]. Only one qualifying MG per event.

Any event that is posted on our website [houstonmgcc.com] under “Coming Events,” 14 days in advance. Recurring events (such as – West Enders Car Club Saturday breakfast meetings) are limited to one event per month.

Points are to be accumulated in an MG. For members who own more than one MG, any of their MGs can be driven to accumulate points. For members who also own other [lesser] British marques, no points will be given unless your MG is driven. **Exception: If no MG is owned by the member, points may be accumulated by driving another Classic British marque [1980 or older].

Miles driven must be reported by the driver to the Award Administrator within 30 days of the event and never later than October 31. All eligible vehicles will be awarded one point for each mile driven.


Award

Eligible Drivers

Eligible Events

Eligible Vehicle

Points

Safety Fast Driver*

Awarded for events attended in an MG [or exception**]

Same as above [MG Driver]

Same as above (MG Driver).

Same as above [MG Driver]

One point will be awarded for each event in which your MG is driven. For overnight events, one point is earned for each day of the event that your MG is driven, with a maximum of 3 points per event. Attendance at qualified events must be reported by the driver to the Award Administrator within 30 days of the event but never later than October 31. In case of a tie, the person driving at the most events will be the winner.

Kimber Spirit

Awarded for events attended

All HMGCC

members in good standing. The member family unit will qualify as one.

Same as above [Safety Fast]

Any registered street legal vehicle qualifies.

Each member family receives one point for each event attended. Signing the attendance register at each event will prove attendance. The club VP will tabulate attendance and report to the BOD before the November club meeting.

Each member family will be awarded 5 points for sponsoring an event and 1 point for submitting an article for the club website. The website article and sponsor points will be tallied by the Webmaster.

*Past winners of award will be ineligible to win again for a period of 5 years.

The Board of Directors will make final determination of winners to assure the awards are appropriately distributed to avoid multiple awards to a single member family.

 

Board & President's Award

Award Name

Broken Crankshaft Award

When Given

At Christmas party

Why?

To humorously recognize a member who incurs car damage over the year

Frequency

Annual, at Board’s discretion. If no member has an event that qualifies, the award is not required to be given in any given year.

Given By

Board of Directors

Eligible Members

Any Houston MG Car Club member in good standing

Eligible Events

A mechanical or other car-related breakdown when driving an MG car. It is not required to be driving to/from an official event.

Nominations

The membership may nominate any qualifying member. If no member is nominated by the membership, the Board may nominate a member for the award.

When are nominations due?

November 1

Who determines the winner?

The Board convenes, considers all nominations, and selects the winner. The meeting should occur with sufficient time to obtain the new plaque to be placed on the trophy prior to the Christmas party.

Award form

A trophy  with small plaques engraved with each year’s winner (name and year). The trophy is handed from winner to winner each year. There is only one trophy.

 

Award Name

Board of Director’s Award

When Given

At Christmas party

Frequency

Annual, at Board’s discretion. If no member qualifies, the award is not required to be given in any given year.

Given By

Board of Directors

Eligible Members

Any Houston MG Car Club member in good standing

Why?

The award is given to any member who has provided exceptional leadership or service to the Board or club in general over the previous year.

Nominations

Any Board member may nominate any club member for the award.

When are nominations due?

November 1

Who determines the winner?

The Board convenes, considers all nominations, and selects the winner. The meeting should occur with sufficient time to obtain the new plaque prior to the Christmas party.

Award form

An 8 x 10” wooden plaque embossed with the club’s logo, award name, winner’s name, and year.


Award Name

President’s Award

When Given

At Christmas party

Frequency

Annual, at the President’s sole discretion. If no member qualifies, the award is not required to be given in any given year.

Given By

The President of the club

Eligible Members

Any Houston MG Car Club member in good standing

Why?

The award is given to any member who has provided exceptional leadership or service to the President or club in general over the previous year, or is worthy of recognition for a period of service.

Nominations

The President selects the member for the award.

When are nominations due?

If the award is to be given, the selection should be complete in sufficient time to obtain the award prior to the Christmas party.

Who determines the winner?

The President.

Award form

A crystal plaque engraved with the club’s logo, name of award, name of winner, and year. The format of the award is not set in stone and may be changed at the discretion of the President/Board.


Award Name

Presidential Recognition Award

When Given

At the first club meeting (January) of the new year following an election in which a new President is elected.

Frequency

Every two years when a President leaves office.

Given By

Board of Directors

Eligible Members

Outgoing President

Why?

A successful presidency

Nominations

N/A

Who determines the winner?

N/A

Award Form

A crystal plaque engraved with the club’s logo and presidential gavel, name of award, name of outgoing president, and years of service. The format of the award is not set in stone and may be changed at the discretion of the Board.


Car Show Awards

Award Name

Individual Class Awards

1st place, 2nd place, and potentially 3rd place given per car class

When Given

This set of awards is given at the Fall car show.

Why?

To recognize the favorite car(s) in each class according to the attendees

Frequency

At each fall car show

Given By

Car show host(s)

Eligible Cars

All participating cars at the car show. Membership is not required to win an award.

Eligible Events

The cars attending the fall car show are assigned to classes. Depending on the number of registered cars in a particular class, the show may give out 1st, 2nd, and/or 3rd place awards.

XX cars of a class registered – only 1st place

YY cars of a class registered – 1st and 2nd place given

ZZ cars of a class registered – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place given

Nominations

Voting is conducted by all attendees at the car show. One ballot is given per car registered. Ballots are provided in the participant packets. Each attendee lists the car number (given upon registration) that corresponds to their favorite car in each class.

Who determines the

winner?

The car show host(s) select a vote-counting panel. Ballots are collected by 1 pm the day of the show. The votes are tallied and winners announced around 2 pm. The times of the ballot count and award presentation may be adjusted as needed on the day of the show. Awards are only given for the registered classes of the car show. If there are no cars registered for a particular class, no awards are required for that class.

Award form

Small wooden plaque with attached metal plate. Example (Photo):

Award Name

Best In Show

When Given

At the Fall car show

Why?

To recognize the car that appeals to most attendees

Frequency

At each fall car show

Given By

Car show host(s)


Eligible Cars

All participating cars at the car show. Membership is not required to win this award.

Eligible Events

A pretty car. J

Nominations

Voting is conducted by all attendees at the car show. One ballot is given per car registered. Ballots are provided in the participant packets.  Each ballot contains one space for Best in Show. The attendees select which car they like out of all models/classes.

Who determines the

winner?

The car show host(s) select a vote-counting panel. Ballots are collected by 1 pm the day of the show. The votes are tallied and winners announced around 2 pm.  The times of the ballot count and award presentation may be adjusted as needed on the day of the show.

Award form

Small wooden plaque with attached metal plate. Example (Photo):

Award Name

Ralph Diebert Award

When Given

At the Fall car show

Why?

Given in the spirit of original founding member Ralph Diebert

Frequency

At each fall car show

Given By

Car show host(s)

Eligible Cars

Given to the best MG shown at the Car Show whose owner is a member of the Houston MG Car Club.

Eligible Events

A pretty member-owned MG.

Nominations

Voting is conducted by registered MG car club members at the car show.  One special ballot is given per car registered. Ballots are provided in the participant packets.  Each attendee lists the car number (given upon registration) that they like the best of all members’ cars. Members’ cars should be designated on the car placards.

Who determines the

winner?

The car show host(s) select a vote-counting panel. Ballots are collected by 1 pm the day of the show. The votes are tallied and winners announced around 2 pm.  The times of the ballot count and award presentation may be adjusted as needed on the day of the show.

Award form

Small wooden plaque with attached metal plate. Example (Photo):




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