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Vehicle Judging

The RROCA encourages the continued maintenance and preservation of Rolls-Royce and Bentley cars. This encouragement takes a real form in the annual judging of vehicles at the Federal Concours d'Elegance, where trophies are awarded to the best of the best.

Concours d'Elegance Perpetual Federal Trophies

The Rolls-Royce Owners' Club of Australia has a number of Perpetual Trophies, awarded each year for the Federal Concours d'Elegance at the Federal Rally.

The Club's Perpetual Trophies are:

Overall Winner Trophy
Overall Winner
Overall winner of Concours d'Elegance.
Trophy presented to the Club in 1976 by Victorian member Don Shiel (dec.).

Class 1 Trophy
Class 1 Trophy
Pre-Ghosts and Silver Ghosts

Class 3 Trophy
Class 3 Trophy
20HP and 20/25HP

Class 4 Trophy
Class 4 Trophy
25/30HP, Phantom II and Wraith

Company Trophy
Company Trophy
Best restoration of the year.

Must be the car's first presentation following completion of restoration. Trophy presented by Rolls-Royce Ltd. in 1968.

The Vidler Shield]
Age & Authenticity
Rolls-Royce cars built up to 1940. Chassis only judged.

The Vidler Shield, presented to the Club in 1961 by member E. Jack Vidler (dec.) to encourage the preservation of Rolls-Royce cars.

Best Pre-War Car Trophy
Best Pre-War Car
Trophy presented to the Club by R.A.McDermott & Co. in 1992 for the best car manufactured prior to 1940

Best Post-War Car Trophy
Best Post-War Car
Trophy presented to the Club by York Motors Pty. Ltd., formerly presented to the newest car attending the Federal Rally.

The Bentley Trophy
Bentley Trophy
Trophy presented by Bill Coburn (ACT Branch) in 1982.

First awarded for Best Bentley Restoration. Awarded to Best Bentley from 1987.

Class 6 Trophy
Class 6 Trophy
Silver Wraith, Silver Dawn and Phantom IV

Silver Cloud Trophy
Class 8 Trophy - Silver Cloud Trophy
Presented to Club by Keith Brennan (Qld. Branch) First awarded in 1984.

Silver Spirit Trophy
Silver Spirit Trophy (Class 10)
Presented to the Club by the ACT Branch. First awarded in 1987.

Post-War Coachbuilt Trophy
Post-War Coachbuilt Trophy
Presented to the Club by Joe Quattrochi (NSW Branch). "The Elegant Coachwork Trophy" first awarded in 1988.

Best Australian Coachwork Trophy
Best Australian Coachwork Trophy
Presented to the Club by Ian Dodd (VIC Branch). First awarded in 1989.

Frank Cove Federal Rally Trophy
Presented to the Club by Mrs. Betty Cove, 1981. Awarded to person/s making the most significant contribution to each year's Federal Rally.

For details of allocation of awards and criteria for award, refer to the following documents.

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