Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) together with Vivo Energy have today announced a total of shs10 million boost to the Uganda Vintage and Classic Auto Show set to take place on 27th July, 2019 at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel.
Speaking at the handover ceremony at Shell Bugolobi, Gerald Muhereza, CBA executive director said: “We are proud of our continued partnership with the Uganda Vintage and Classic Auto show and as had earlier been communicated that we would announce our cash contribution, we are giving away Shs 5 million to the 3 top winners, to enable them enjoy their stay in Gaungzhou in China, courtesy of RwandAir.”
Vivo Energy Uganda Emmanuel Ssebunya, Brand Manager- Fuels while handing over the company’s contribution commitment at the same event said: “We are delighted to take part in this year’s Vintage and Classic Auto Show, thanks to our longtime friends and partners, CBA. This year we are committing Shs 5 million worth of our premium Shell V Power fuel that the drivers will use especially in the snail trail that we are all excited to see.”
Dr. John Baptist Niwagaba, the Uganda Vintage and Classic Auto Show Chairman welcomed the new sponsor and packages, Vivo Energy on board and reassured both sponsors, car owners and the show revellers of an unforgettable experience.
“The Vintage and Classic Auto show continues to receive immense support year on year and we are forever indebted especially to CBA which continues to pull its friendships and partnerships to see to it that the show is a success. This year, we have already registered over 60 cars that will be competing at the show with seven driving in from Nairobi,” he said.
A snail trail of the competing cars will be held on the eve of the event, July 26th, 2019 between 12:00am to 2pm from Shell Bugolobi to the Sheraton Kampala Hotel Gardens.
This has been coordinated with Uganda Police to ensure security and non-interruption of traffic on the chosen route, whose map will be shared pre-event via social media platforms; Twitter, Facebook and Instagram- (@VintageCarsUG ).
The show is endorsed by the Automobile Association of Uganda (AAU), Nairobi`s Concours d`Elegance and Uganda Tourism Board and also supported by Liquid Telecom, Singleton, NBS TV, NXT Radio, Events Warehouse, Cocacola, RwandAir and Sheraton Kampala Hotel. –
Competing cars must be 25 years and older. i.e, their date of manufacture shouldn’t exceed 31st December 1994.
All cars will be reviewed by a panel of 4 judges.
Our reputable judges will be from the Alfa Romeo Owners Club Kenya and Auto Mobile Association of Uganda.
Each will be scored based on standard judging criteria.
All entries will be grouped into 25 categories to compete for a range of prizes.
Each category win prizes like fuel vouchers, meals and accommodation at Sheraton and gift hampers from our sponsors.
Gates will open at 10AM. Tickets cost Sh.10,000 for Kids and Sh.25,000 for Adults. E-Tickets are available on Quicket http://tiny.cc/vle29y and at Sheraton Kampala Hotel.
This year we have more engagement for the show goers.
There will be a complete kids play area with video games and movies and a f large food court with affordable meals.