Judging for each class will be conducted by a panel of judges. Judges will score each entry in the categories of Paint/Exterior, Interior, Engine/Drive-train, Suspension/Under carriage, and Judge's Choice.

Novajeepers show officials reserves the right to reclassify jeeps as needed the day of the Show & Shine.

Classic Jeep before 1986

This includes all CJ's, Willys, and other jeeps built before 1986 regardless of body style. This category is for restored Jeeps as well as modified Jeeps from this time period. Bring out your old iron and put it on display.

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Wrangler YJ 1987-1995

This includes all stock and modified YJ Wranglers from 1987-1995. Jack Stands not allowed on the show field!!!

Wrangler TJ 1997-2006

This category includes stock and modified TJ Wranglers from 1997-2006. Does not include Wrangler Unlimited models.

Wrangler LJ 2004-2006

This category includes all stock and modified Wrangler Unlimited models from 2004-2006. This category may be combined with Wrangler TJ based on the number of registrations.

Wrangler JK 2007-2017

This category includes stock and modified JK Wrangler models from 2007-2017.

Wrangler JKU Unlimited 2007-2017

This category includes stock and modified JK Wrangler Unlimited models from 2007-2017.

Wrangler JL 2018 to present

This category includes the brand new stock and modified JL Wrangler & JL Wrangler Unlimited models from the 2018 model year.


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Mid Size Jeep 1986-present

This category includes models such as Cherokee, Wagoneer, Comanche, Liberty, Compass, Patriot, and Renegade.

Full Size Jeep 1986-present

This category includes models such as Commander, Grand Cherokee, Grand Wagoneer, and J-Truck. Even pre-1986 years should be entered in this class.

Extreme Jeep all years

This category includes Jeeps which have 4 or more of the modifications listed below:

  • 6 or more inches of combined lift
  • Spring over axle kits (leaf spring only)
  • Coilovers
  • Air Suspension
  • 37 inch tires or larger / JK models 38 inch tires or larger
  • Weld In cage
  • Heavy Body Modifications (flat fenders, highline fenders, comp cuts, etc.)
  • Axle Swap
  • Gearing of 5.13 or deeper
  • Engine Swap or Stroker
  • After Market Transfer Case or Doubler
Show Field


Each registered jeep in the show will receive one ballot to vote for the jeeps best deserving of the following awards (excluding Dealer's Choice).

Dirty Jeep

Cleanest Jeep all years

This award goes to the Jeep that has been cleaned so thoroughly that you would never know if it's been used off road before.

Dirtiest Jeep all years

The winner of this award will be the owner of the Jeep that is obviously used off road frequently, perhaps on the way to the show.

Most Used and Abused all years

Bring your running and streetable Jeep that has seen one to many hits on the trail or suffered some other damage while being used as Jeeps were meant to be.

Best License Plate all years

This award goes to the jeep with the most unique and popular license plate.

Peoples' Choice all years

This category is our equivalent to Best in Show and the highest honor you can bestow on your fellow jeeper!

Dealer's Choice all years

Chosen by a Safford representative, this jeep stands out above all others.

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