This show was held
in Winnipeg, MB during the Labour Day long weekend of
August 31 - September 3, 2012, and hosted by the
Manitoba Mustang and Ford Association.
This was the second
time that Winnipeg had hosted the
International since its inception, with the other time being
back in 1994. This years Show and Shine was held at the host hotel,
the Victoria Inn Winnipeg. The weather was decent for the entire weekend.
the Mustangs and other Fords
that attended this event were from Ontario, and many from the
Manitoba area; so there were many different cars to look at, and
everyone had a great time. There were 246 cars registered this year. Once again there was
certainly a large contingent of the '05-'09 Mustangs and Shelbys, as
well as a good number of 2010-11's. Some of the
other Fords and Mercurys included an original 1965 GT-40, pickups, Torinos, and
6 ex-Police Interceptors.
There were a large number of modified Mustangs, Bullitt's, and once
again a large number of the Mustangs on hand being
2005 and newer. This trend is certain to continue for some time to
There were many AMAC members
who made the trek to Winnipeg; with some making the trip over two
days, while some drove the full stretch in a single day. It appears
that AMAC Club members collected a total of 14 trophies for the Show and Shine. The Club
once again brought back the "Club Participation Award" for 2012,
for the second year in a row. As well,
members participated in the other events including drag racing and cruises. A full listing of trophy winners can be found
on the Winnipeg Club's website, at
There was great
hospitality put on by Winnipeg, and with a lot of volunteers this
was certainly a successful weekend; for which they can be very proud
of. Hope to see you next year in Bozeman, MT.
Here are just a few of the
photos taken that weekend.
here for more
photos on Page 2
To find out more
about this annual event, click on this