The National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada
L’Association nationale des clubs automobiles du Canada

Cobble Beach Concours –Owen Sound Ontario Canada—Sept 15 & 16, 2018

Canada’s Premier Collector Vehicle gathering

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Derived from the French term meaning a competition of elegance, the Concours d'Elegance has a history story dating back to 17th Century French society. An event that began with horse-drawn carriages being paraded through the parks of Paris, France has evolved into a display of antique and classic for both competition and celebration.



Georgian Bay's Cobble Beach Resort Community is nothing short of extraordinary. An award-winning golf course, luxurious amenities and acres of lush landscape creates an oasis of experience. It is only natural that such a prestigious event would find itself on these cobblestone adorned shores.


On September 16 & 17, 2017, Cobble Beach Golf Resort Community presents the 5th annual Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance. On Saturday September 16, 2017, the Participant tour will take place in Grey County. Sunday September 17, 2017 the Concours will be held on the 18th fairway of Cobble Beach, this extraordinary bayside course will play host to a rich assortment of international automobiles and distinguished guests.


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In early 1998 Mr. Willis McLeese was approached by Ms. Dorothy Telford, a local real estate agent and board member of Georgian Riding Association for Challenged Equestrians (GRACE), to consider purchasing a spectacular 574-acre property just north of Owen Sound, the present day Cobble Beach. After reviewing the site, which slopes away from Grey County Road #1 approximately 250 feet to Georgian Bay below, Willis' 85 year old mind starting racing with all the possibilities.

Willis and his son, Rob, could see that a wonderful promenade of high end, beautiful antique and classic cars parading down Cobble Beach Drive to the elegant Clubhouse would be a magnificent and magical sight not only for those viewing the automobiles but for those also driving vehicles. This gave birth to the conception of a Concours d'Elegance at Cobble Beach.

In 2011, Mr. Joseph Sulpizi, CEO and Founder of The Brand Factory, introduced Mr. Billy Smilovsky of Engineered Automotive to Mr. Rob McLeese, CEO and co-creator of Cobble Beach. With a shared vision of producing a Concours d'Elegance at Cobble Beach, they have fulfilled a dream of Willis McLeese and, consequently, a dream of their own.

Sunnybrook Helipad Campaign

Sunnybrook Foundation exists to support the advancement of their world-class health sciences centre, through active fundraising in support of research, education and equipment initiatives at Sunnybrook Hospital. A portion of every ticket sold at the Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance will be given in support of this worthwhile cause.

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