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  • Announcing the 2022 Concours Winners

    1933 Packard Convertible Victoria wins Best of Show at the 2022 Des Moines Concours! The Des Moines Concours d’Elegance to benefit Children’s Cancer Connection awarded Best of Show to a 1933 Packard Convertible Victoria on Sunday, September 11, 2022. The car led a field of more than 150 vehicles that included two Star Cars, a Read More

  • 2022 Concours Program Available for Download

    The 2022 Des Moines Concours d’Elegance Program, featuring Best of Show, Class Winners and Hagerty Youth Judging winners, is now available for download. Printed copies will be mailed to all exhibitors and sponsors. The PDF download is available for free to everyone. The program highlights the vehicles that exhibited at the event and a few Read More

  • 2021 Concours Program available

    The 2021 Des Moines Concours d’Elegance Program, featuring Best of Show, Class Winners and Hagerty Youth Judging winners, is available for download! Printed copies have been provided to all exhibitors and sponsors. It is now available as a pdf free of charge. It highlights all the vehicles that were exhibited at the event, showcase our Read More

  • The 2022 Concours Classes

    We are pleased to announce the following classes for the 2022 Des Moines Concours d’Elegance: Antiques – Vehicles produced from the beginning of motor vehicles through 1927 Early Collectibles – A broad range of cars and trucks produced between 1928 and 1942 Atomic Age Collectibles – Vehicles with post-war styling built between 1946 and 1957 Read More

  • Plans are underway for 2022!

    The Iowa Automotive Heritage Foundation is pleased to announce that plans are underway for the 2022 Des Moines Concours to benefit Children’s Cancer Connection. The event is scheduled for September 10th and 11th, 2022. The Heartland Driving Tour will take place on Saturday, September 10th on a route to be determined. The Concours will be Read More

  • 1934 DeSoto Airflow Coupe Wins Best of Show at 2021 Des Moines Concours, Complete List of Winners

    The Des Moines Concours d’Elegance to benefit Children’s Cancer Connection awarded Best of Show to a 1934 DeSoto Airflow Coupe on Sunday, September 12, 2021. The car led a field of more than 130 vehicles that included a 1939 Jaguar SS100, an ultra-rare 1953 Maverick Sportster and Iowa State University’s Eliana Solar Car. The DeSoto Read More

  • An Extraordinary Auto Exhibition. From Every Era. For Every Age.

    The Des Moines Concours d’Elegance to benefit Children’s Cancer Connection is an auto exhibition like no other in the area. All cars being exhibited are in the same, if not better, condition as when they left the factory. The best examples, most from within Iowa, are brought together for the public to not only enjoy Read More

  • Announcing Classes for the 2021 Des Moines Concours, Applications to Exhibit Now Being Accepted

    The Iowa Automotive Heritage Foundation is pleased to announce our classes for the 2021 Des Moines Concours to benefit Children’s Cancer Connection. The event is scheduled for September 11th and 12th, 2021. The Heartland Driving Tour will take place on Saturday, September 11th on a route to be determined. The Concours will be held Sunday, Read More

  • Moving Forward for 2021!

    The Iowa Automotive Heritage Foundation is pleased to announce that plans are underway for the 2021 Des Moines Concours to benefit Children’s Cancer Connection. The event is scheduled for September 11th and 12th, 2021. The Heartland Driving Tour will take place on Saturday, September 11th on a route to be determined. The Concours will be Read More

  • Des Moines Concours Postponed until 2021

    The Iowa Automotive Heritage Foundation has made the difficult decision to postpone the Des Moines Concours d’Elegance until 2021. The decision was made in light of the many variables that could affect the Concours due to COVID-19. Foundation president Peter Hemken stated, “As much as we would like to hold this year’s show, there are Read More