Panhandle British Car Association

The 28th Annual

PENSACOLA
BRITISH CAR SHOW

"Brits on the Bay"

APRIL 18th, 2020

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2020 Registration form is in-work (PDF)

>> Thank you for attending our 27th Pensacola "Brits by the Bay" British car show! The main car pictures and the Winner's List are below! <<

2020 Registration form: Adobe PDF form
2020 Major Sponsor Registration Form: Adobe PDF
2020 Class Sponsor form: Adobe PDF
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THE PANHANDLE BRITISH CAR ASSOCIATION will present our 28th Pensacola British Car Show on April 17th-18th, 2019, scheduled to be held at Seville Square park (bordered by E.Government St, S.Alcaniz St, E.Zarragossa St. and S.Adams St), just two city blocks off E.Main St, and a short distance south-west of our previous location off 9th Ave. Seville Square is a shaded park only a few feet from the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico. It's a lovely vacation or weekend paradise only walking distance to restaurants and shopping in the historic downtown Pensacola area.

The "Participants Choice Award" and Class Awards are determined by the votes of registered show participants. The "Best of Show Award" is a Judged Award. Each vehicle entered will receive a ballot and dash plaque placed in the car at noon. Voting closes at 2:00 pm and awards are at 3:30pm. There are approximately 26 classes as determined by pre-registration numbers and each class will be awarded a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophy as applicable. There also are several special awards and some surprise awards. This is not a "concours" show, but a chance for British car lovers to get together, display their cars and have a good time. Any car can go home with a trophy. So bring your British "ride" this year and enjoy the camaraderie.
Events are subject to change as 2020 gets closer
Schedule of Friday 4/17/2020 events:

  • NAS Museum Tour:
    PBCA member Fred is planning a visit to the National Museum of Aviation at NAS Pensacola on Friday April 17. You can either meet in the museum lobby at 11:30 or go with a caravan leaving the Grand Hotel parking lot at 11:00AM. 200 E Gregory street. We will eat lunch at the museum cafe. The caravan will enter at the West Gate. Here is a map to the West Gate. Zoom in and you can see the Museum location. If you have any questions call Fred V. 850-941-8431.

    Remember, NAS Pensacola is an active US Navy base. Visitors to the Museum who do not have a DoD ID card are required to enter and exit through the West Gate at the end of Blue Angel Parkway, NOT the main gate on Navy Blvd. Here is a link to the Navy Museum's website with instructions and directions: http://www.navalaviationmuseum.org/attractions/plan-visit/


  • In 2019, we had a Tour the FAA facilities at Pensacola Airport. Unknown yet if it will occur in 2020. Please note that you must be a US citizen to tour FAA facilities. Four tours will be conducted: 12:00 Noon, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM. Each tour will accommodate 10-15 people and will include:
    • Brief explanation of Air Traffic Control, and the local airspace of the National Airspace System in northwest Florida.
    • Visit to the Radar Approach Control facility that covers three Class C airspaces which includes Whiting Naval Air Station, Pensacola Naval Air Station, and Pensacola International Airport. It is a complex airspace within a very busy corridor of air traffic.
    • Visit to the Pensacola International Airport control tower.


  • The Welcome party and dinner will again be held at The Museum of Commerce, 201 E Zaragossa St, Pensacola, FL 32502. This is very close to our new show location, Seville Square. The doors open at the Museum of Commerce at 5:00 pm with activities starting by 6pm. The entrance is the ramp door on the north side of the building.
    Link to Museum of Commerce website. "The Museum of Commerce is a reconstruction of a street scene using businesses that operated in Pensacola between 1880 and 1910. It is part of the Historic Pensacola Village in the Pensacola Historic District."
  • Events are subject to change as 2020 gets closer
    Schedule of Saturday 4/18/2020 events:

  • 8:30 AM - Show site opens to show participants (Set-up is taking place before 8am & volunteers will have photos taken of their cars.) Photo opportunity for registered cars. Stroll over to the Gazebo for a chance at some great raffle prizes. Look for the 50/50 vendors.

  • 11:30 PM - Registration closes and ballots are placed in each car for voting.

  • 2:00 PM - All ballots should be turned in; voting ends.

  • TBA - Raffle and 50/50 winners announced

  • TBA - more afternoon events

  • 3:30 PM - Class Awards presentation and Special Awards presentation.

  • The dinner on Saturday night after the Show will be announced and signed up for at the Show. It will take place following the show and site clean-up.
  • Special rate accommodations are available at ONE LOCATION:
    Information here may be changed so please check and REFRESH/RELOAD the page to ensure you have the latest version.

    UPDATED 9/17/2019:

    Hotel information is in negotiation and will be updated here when available


    For more information, assistance, or to become a sponsor at our show, contact Tom Schmitz, 9609 Soldiers Creek Dr, Lillian, AL, 36549 or phone:(251)961-7171 or email:[tschmitz(at)gulftel.com].

    P.B.C.A. is affiliated with THE NORTH AMERICAN MGB REGISTRY


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