BELOW APPLIES FOR JCCS® 2023 AND JCMS 2023
PARTICIPANTS FAQ (FOR PRE-REGISTERED SHOW- CAR OWNERS)
Q) I CAN NOT MAKE IT TO THE SHOW. CAN I GET A REFUND?
Sorry that you can not make it. As you agreed upon at the time of your resignation, there is no refund based on JCCS® Cancelation Policy 2023.
You may transfer your spot to your substitute vehicle / or to a friend by notify us prior to the event. A substitute (switched) vehicle will still be screened by JCCS®. If in an emergency case that you need to take a substitute kyusha on a day of show, without an advance notice to us, then JCCS® staff will screen the car on the day of show at gate, and will determin for your eligibility of an entry. (year, model, conditions of based on our screening on this page)
You can still visit the event as a visitor without your show-car ** ONLY after 9am public open time. A regular visitor parking fee will vary depending on which public parking you will use. Please come to the event main booth to receive your T-shirt before 12 pm. This information is also printed on your actual confirmation letter, and rules/regulation page.
Q) I DON’SEE MY MODEL NAME IN YOUR AWARD CATEGORY. WHY?
JCCS® determines award categories depends on how many models have been accepted by a certain time. If your registered kyusha model turned to be a small group, JCCS most likely to combine with other similar models so more chances of awards to be given.
Q) WEATHER SEEMS NO GOOD…
JCCS has been a Rain or Shine event for 17 years. Please be prepared!
Q) HOW AND WHEN WILL REGISTRATION OPEN AND HOW MUCH?
Registration opens on July 7, 2023 to when all the spots are full. Currently 2023 registration has been closed and full.
Q) WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFO ABOUT A VENDOR BOOTH SPACE?
Please email us using our contact form with your full name / company name /business information/ website or channel.
Q) WHAT TIME CAN I ROLL-IN? ANY INFO?
2023 Roll-in info is TBA. Generally it will be 7am – 8:45am.
Q) I NEED TO SWITCH MY CAR. CAN I TAKE MY OTHER KYUSHA?
We have your spot reserved based on your originally registered kyusha. Confirmation letter in a mail (to be mailed in late September 2023) you still need to bring the letter with you, and you will need to stand-by at gate while JCCS staff making arrangement for your new car. ** conditions of the car will be screened at gate.
Switched cars arrival time is 8:30am
Q) DO WE HAVE TO BE VACCINATED?
No, but CA and we recommend vaccination.
JCCS follows State of California Health Guideline CDPH Website
- Please stay home if you are sick.
Q) HOW MUCH IS JCCS® ADMISSION TICKETS?
a) Admission tickets $20 Adult, kids under 12 is free with an adult entry. Tickets are available to purchase online Visitor Info Page.
Q) I have my friend/family riding with me. Does he need to pay?
(1) Driver + (1) passenger are covered by 1 show-car registration, no need to pay ONLY WHEN YOU BRING THEM IN YOUR REGISTERED VEHICLES TOGETHER AT A TIME OF ROLL-IN. Kids under 12 are free. Please remember our 2 people in 1 car rule.
Q) I am registered. Can I bring food?
Yes, you can, only at the time of morning roll-ins. Your family or friends CAN NOT deliver food to you at later time. No exception. No school, no BBQ, no littering at the venue please. ** Spectators are not allowed to bring any food, however.
Q) Can I bring a bicycle/ scooter / kick board/ Skateboard/Drone with me?
NO they are all prohibited within the show area.
Q) Can I bring tent/table/chairs?/FOOD?
Yes you can, ONLY at the time of morning roll-ins please. You are not allowed to ask your VISITORS to deliver those items to you at later times. Please know that the tent must be non-logo branded tent (blank) and it must not conflicted with other display vehicles when used. Do not install it before the public open at 9am please.
- JCCS will have food trucks available on site
Q) CAN I SELL MY CAR AND ALSO SOME PARTS, TOYS AT THE SHOW?
a) No. “For Sale” signs posted on any your windshields are NOT allowed in JCCS®, as agreed upon at the time of your registration. You can not sell any items unless you are a vendor.
Q) Can I display a motorcycle in/on my vehicle?
a) Motorcycles must register separately to the JCMC at the show. Please register from the registration page.
Q) Can I put up my sponsors banners, or flags and display items by my car?
a) Any business promotion including above activities are NOT allowed unless you are a vendor.
Q) CAN I TAKE MY SMALL DOG WITH ME IN A SHOW-CAR?
a) Sorry, JCCS® can not allow any animals to be in the show-area. Regardless the size.
Q) WHERE CAN I SIGN UP FOR THE SHOW?
a) Our registration page here
Q) I AM NOT SURE IF MY CAR IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE SHOW. WHAT CAN I DO?
a) You can send us an e-mail to registration<at>japaneseclassiccarshow.com or via contact form so we can assist you.
Q) WHY DID JCCS® STARTED A PHOTO SCREENING?
a) After ten (10) consecutive years of shows and much consideration, in 2014 JCCS® made the decision to reinforce the existing rules and conditions for its shows because of the number of application registrants and cars to be considered.
Q) I HAD AN ACCIDENT RECENTLY AND THE CAR HAS BEEN DAMAGED COSMETICALLY. I PARTICIPATED IN THE PAST SO CAN I JUST BRING MY CAR AS IS?
a) Please repair the car and then register.
Q) MY CAR IS STILL IN A SHOP WITHOUT A MOTOR. I WILL TRY MY BEST BUT CAN I STILL REGISTER AND TOW IT IN WITHOUT A MOTOR?
a) Show-cars need to be running condition in order to get it judged. Please visit Award Category page for our judging conditions.
Q) MY PARENTS BOUGHT ME A JAPANESE CLASSIC BUT I’M ONLY 17 YEARS OLD. CAN I REGISTER?
a) How nice!! But your parents need to register on behalf of you.
Q) I NEVER RECEIVED AN AUTOMATIC- REPLY CONFIRMATION E-MAIL?
a) Please contact us using our contact form, or to registration (at) Japaneseclassiccarshow.com. JotForm.com is the server sending automated emails, but maybe it is blocked by your server.
Q) I HAVEN’T RECEIVED MY CONFIRMATION “LETTER” IN A MAIL YET. WHY?
a) Your confirmation letter will be mailed ONLY 1 week before the show. Thanks for your patience. However you are welcome to check your registration status any time. Just reply to your automatic e-mail confirmation.
Q) WHY I COULD NOT PARK ON THE GRASS AREA LAST YEAR?
a) All cars parked by model groups take turns every year. However we consider the entire show-area is in premier ocean front view, all the parking spot is wonderful.
Q11) LAST YEAR, I HAD HARD TIME FINDING A PARKING SPOT. DO YOU HAVE ENOUGH SPACE THIS YEAR?
Long Beach Convention Center is our visitor parking this year. Also any public parking in Long Beach is recommended.
For more information please visit VISITOR INFORMATION PAGE
Q) I WAS IN A VERY LONG LINE TO PURCHASE A TICKET AT THE ENTRANCE. CAN YOU DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT?
a) General security check also slows down the speed in lines at the entrance time to time. This year 2023 we have relocated our security check and ticket scanning location which can accommodate more numbers of staff and scanners in wider layout, added to serve visitors faster at the ticket sales booth.
Q) DO YOU SELL ADMISSION TICKETS ON LINE and ONSITE?
a) Yes. August 2023 E- tickets sales are available on-line for express entry and for your convenience. On-site tickets sales also will be available.
Q) Why do you have only 1 entrance?
Out of an abundance of caution we will have heightened security, so there will be only one initial entry point on the North/East side. We will have other gates for exit and re-entry with a hand stamp. Be prepared for bag checks and wanding to take place at each entry point by security.
Q) CAN I BRING FOOD? BACKPACK? CHAIR? ICE COOLRS?
Chairs – portable ones are okay. No coolers. Only beverage in small container is allowed.
We have gourmet food trucks available on site!