The infamous Coates Hire Show N Shine at the Deni Ute Muster is not to be missed! Displaying the best of Australia’s Utes, this competition is the perfect opportunity for you to showcase your Ute and prove why it is the best of it’s kind.
You will have the opportunity to win the $4,000 ‘Ute of the Year’ title.
Ute of the Year – All makes and models – $4,000
Ute of the Year is what all Ute enthusiasts dream to win. This category requires perfection, style, originality and mechanical finesse. Areas of judging include: body and paint work, interior trim, under carriage, tub condition, customisation and modification, presentation and any unique special touches.
NOTE: To be considered for this prestigious title you must write us a ’Why My Ute Should Win’ story (max 500 words). This should include what your Ute means to you, why you own a ute, how did you get your ute, your favourite memory of your ute, what have you done to your ute? (ie. modifications). You will also need to send us at least two good quality colour photos of your Ute showing it off as best you can.
The Best BNS Ute – All makes and models – $500
The BNS Ute shows evidence of attendance on the BNS circuit with badges, aerials, mud flaps, roll bar, bull bar and spotlights. It has more stickers than paint and more ear tags and flags than any Ute should have. If you are loud and proud to be an Aussie BNS fan then this category is for you. Areas of judging include: proof of BNS attendance and BNS customisation.
The Best Street Ute – All makes and models – $500
The Street Ute is tailored for street driving, with or without custom modifications (no limit). It shows immaculate presentation and precise detail dedicated to the entire vehicle. Areas of judging include: body and paint work, interior trim, under bonnet engine bay and tray.
The Best Themed Ute – All makes and models – $500
The Theme of the Ute should be recognisable at first glance and carried throughout the whole vehicle from bonnet to tub, engine bay to interior. The theme can be a colour, product, person, symbol, animal or anything you desire. Areas of judging include: consistency of theme, body and paint work, interior trim, under bonnet engine bay and tray and custom modifications relating to the theme.
The Best Country Ute – All makes and models – $500
The Country Ute is tailored for farm and country functionality and displays accessories that assist in the rural way of life. Some items it may have include working aerials and radios along with supreme mud flaps, spotlights and bull bar. Areas of judging include: customisation for the country lifestyle, rural accessories and presentation.
The Best Chicks Ute – All makes and models – $500
The Chicks Ute must be registered solely in a females’ name and be quintessentially girly. It represents that anything the boys can do, a chick can do better. This Ute stands out in the crowd and shows you are proud to be a Ute-Loving Chick. Areas of judging include: body and paint work, interior trim, consistency of theme, presentation and any unique special touches.
The Best 4×4 Ute – All makes and models – $500
The Best 4×4 Ute is for the off-road enthusiast and best representation of a 4×4 in constant or part time 4 wheel drive. Be it in the mountains, sand or water, this Ute is not afraid to go anywhere and has all the modifications and customisation to make an unforgettable 4×4 road trip. Areas of judging can include: additional 4 wheel drive accessories, custom modifications and presentation.
The Best Original/Restored Ute – All makes and models – $500
The Best Original/Restored Ute is either still in its original condition or has been restored to its original condition. It has the same colour paint, rims and interior colour as the day it was born. This Ute also comes with points of interest like sales brochures, manuals, service history, vintage plates and relevant photos of the research and restoration. Areas of judging include: body and paint work, interior trim, under carriage, tub condition, level of restoration and any unique special touches.