March 3, 2023


If you’re anything like us, you’re more excited than ever about upcoming events happening anywhere but inside. There are all kinds of cool stuff happening in Chico year-round, but one of our favorites has to be The Concours d’Elegance, an annual car show held at the Butte Creek Country Club. As auto mechanics in Chico, we think there’s nothing better than a classic car show outdoors, especially now!

Of course, there’s more than just classic cars at the Concours d’Elegance, including food, music, and a community dinner later in the evening! But the real stars of the show are all these classic cars on display by your friends and neighbors. These are legends you usually only see on TV, but right before your eyes so you can appreciate them in person. It’s a once-a-year event you won’t want to miss, and that’s why we’re here to tell you about it. It’s been a rough few years for the show since Camp Fire and COVID, but 2021 is going to be big to compensate and we want you to be there to enjoy it with us!


The Concours d’Elegance has been held nearly every year since 1979. Hosted by the Butte Creek Country Club, admission is free and open to all guests. Traditionally it’s happened in the summer, but due to increasing heat, it’s been pushed into October for 2021. This will make standing outside for hours a bit more tolerable so you won’t be sweating while appreciating the hot rods.

For detailed times and sign-up info, please visit


2019 was another great year for the show, with some of the coolest cars on display yet! There’s a complete photo gallery and you can check out some of the winning classic cars by clicking the link below:

Winners 2019


Interested in showing off your car in the show? You can enter by filling out the Concours entry form on their website. Entry fees are $40 and the deadline is October 3rd, 2021. Link below:



Looking forward to the next Concours d’Elegance? Here’s the specific time and date for reference. Set a reminder!


5:00 pm Saturday, October 9th 2022


Butte Creek Country Club (main entrance)
175 Estates Drive, Chico California 95928
(530) 343-7979

Visit their website for sponsorship info if you’re interested in sponsoring the event.


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Buddy Rausch
Buddy Rausch

Buddy started his auto career journey at Butte College and started his own auto repair company in 2007. Since then he has worked on countless cars, diagnosing, repairing, and replacing worn, faulty, and broken parts.

After a few years, he moved to a bigger shop to accommodate his growth and to better serve the Chico, CA community. It’s a family-owned & operated business.

Outside of work Buddy enjoys spending time with his family and playing softball is one of his many passions.

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