In The Garage

$10,000 in sponsorships

Champions are made through labors of love. Whether you’re building DIY projects, maintaining small or large engines, or putting your sweat and tears into a restoration, enter the In the Garage category. With your passion and our products, we’ll make your dreams reality.

How It Works

Step 1

Enter The Contest

What dream projects are you working on and how do you maintain your equipment? We want to hear your story and why you are a champion In the Garage.

Requirements

  • Photo(s) and a 200 word essay are required
  • Two-minute video is optional
A parent or guardian must consent to anyone under the age of 13 on their behalf.

Step 2

share and vote

Starting January 5, 2018, vote on the entrant you think deserves to become this year's In the Garage champion. Vote for your favorite entry each and every day.

prizes

$10,000 in sponsorships

After the entries battle it out in Round One, the top 10 Finalists will receive $500. Then, they will compete for the $5,000 In the Garage Grand Prize sponsorship.

Better yet? Each and every vote cast during the voting period enters fans to win one of 200 sweepstakes prizes.

Learn More

Contest Timeline

Nov. 1

Entry Period Opens

Tell your story and why you should be the next 2018 Search for A Champion winner! Gather your photos and create an entry starting Nov. 1, 2017 at 9:01 a.m. ET.

Jan. 3

Entry Period Ends

Submit your entry by 11:59 p.m. ET for your chance to be the Search for A Champion Grand Prize winner in 2018.

Jan. 5

Round One Voting Begins

Vote for your favorite In the Garage or On the Track entry, starting at 9:01 a.m. ET.

Feb. 2

Round One Voting Ends

Voting for all entries ends at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Feb. 19

Finalists Announced

Give a round of applause for the In the Garage or On the Track Finalists who will compete for the respective Grand Prizes!

Feb. 23

Grand Prize Voting Begins

Vote for the On the Track Finalists you think deserves the $50,000 Grand Prize and In the Garage Finalists you think deserves the $5,000 Grand Prize. Voting opens at 9:01 a.m. ET.

Mar. 23

Grand Prize Voting Ends

Voting for the 2018 Search for A Champion contest ends at 11:59 p.m. ET.

April 4

Grand Prize Announcement

The 2018 Search for A Champion Grand Prize winners are announced.