Showgarden is a large, specially designated exhibition area at Gatebil festivals where everyone who has a slightly special and nice car that stands out from the crowd can participate. Both new and old – original and rebuilt.

FESTIVALS IN NORWAY

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Gatebil is not just about track driving. At all Gatebil festivals we also have a car show together with Meguiars – Gatebil Showgarden.

Gatebil Showgarden takes place from Friday to Sunday, with a special parade on the track in one of the busiest days for all cars, as well as a special prize giving ceremony, that takes place on the last day of the festival – Sunday.

Who can join?
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Do you have a show car that you would like to display at the Gatebil Festival? Then you can still be part of the exhibition and thus win great prizes!
To participate in the exhibition you need to pre-register your car and buy entrance tickets.

Remember that you need a ticket for yourself and a ticket for your car (car pass)! A special Showgarden Car Pass ticket will be available for you to purchase after your car gets approved for Showgarden,

Of course, it is also possible to buy entrance tickets at the arrival.
Upon arrival, our entrance staff will refer you to the exhibition area, where there are staff who show where you should stand, then you will receive exhibition notes where you write about your car and then place in the windshield.

We recommend that you pre-register to participate in the car show. Places are limited and we reserve the rights to decline your application, if you have not been pre-registred.

Registration
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Register your car here: https://gatebil.no/vote/ and pick the according festival/festivals you are planning to attend.

After registration you will receive approval email and a link to purchase your Showgarden Car Pass for a special price. These tickets are available only for Showgarden approved cars and will cost 250 NOK.

Program
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changes from festival to festival

Categories
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Categories where the top 3 is picked by visitors:

  1. People´s Choice

Special categories where one winner is picked by designated partner/jury in each cateogry:

  1. Meguiars Shine and Finish – picked by Meguiar’s
  2. Gatebil Award – picked by Gatebil staff
  3. Best in Showgarden
  4. “Pop the Hood” – best engine compartment
  5. “Swing the Doors” – best decor
  6. “Rolling art” – best livery

Categories where the top 3 is picked by a designated jury:

  1. Made in EU
  2. Made in USA
  3. Made in Asia
  4. Retro – Made before 1999
  5. Stance
  6. Race car

* categories might change from festival to festival, therefor to know the exact cateogries scroll down the page and find the desiganted article for the festival you are planning to attend to see categories for that festival!

Parade
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All show cars in Gatebil Showgarden are welcome to participate to Gatebil Parade. The parade is a really cool experience for all participants and spectators, as it brings all cars together on the track at the same time!

! You are allowed to bring passengers and flags with you.
! It is not allowed to do burnouts or donuts.

Rule Book
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To showcase your car at Showgarden, you have to have an interesting car and a weekend ticket to the chosen Gatebil festival for you and your car. There are no extra tickets to Showgarden itself.
You are not sure if your car is special enough? Just take a chance and apply to participate and find out!

GENERAL INFO FOR PARTICIPANTS

  1. Register your car by adding all necessary information:
    Title (mostly Car model)
    Category (pick a cateogry that fits your car)
    Event (pick which event you are attending)
    Owner(write your name and surname)
    Car model
    Info(Add some more info about your car. Details about buying it, building it, changing it)

    Thanks to(add info about everyone who has helped you to buy it/make it/ rebuild it)

    Add picture under “Featured image” so that your post would have a main picture
    Add additional photos in Gallery
  1. After registration you will receive approval email and a link to purchase your Showgarden Car Pass for a special price. These tickets are available only for Showgarden approved cars and will cost 250 NOK. You yourself need a festival ticket and these are the same tickets as always.
  2. Meet up at Gatebil and ask our marshals for guidance to the designated territory. In Rudskogen September it will be the old depo. On Friday at 08:00 Gates open for Showgarden participants in Showgarden area.
  3. Get your Showgarden window card + Showgarden sticker for your car and place it on the front window of your car.
  4. Enjoy Gatebil Festival every day and join Award ceremony. Remember that to receive your prize, you have to attend the Gatebil Award Ceremony.

SOCIAL MEDIA

  1. It is strictly forbidden to post information with voting link via your or your friends social media. If we will see your post or will be informed of such occurrence, you might be disqualified from the voting process with no notice given to you.

CAMPING FOR SHOWGARDEN PARTICIPANTS

  1. There is no special place to camp for Showgarden participants other than designated festival camps that are the same for all Gatebil visitors. You can pick between Family camp and Party Camp.
  2. It is not allowed to camp next to your car.

FESTIVALS IN SWEDEN

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Gatebil is not just about track driving. At all Gatebil festivals we also have a car show together with ARN Racing – Gatebil Showgarden.

This year the big news is that the exhibition area is located in the very center of Gatebil!

Gatebil Showgarden takes place from Friday to Sunday, where Saturday afternoon is celebrated with a special parade on the track for all show cars.

Who can join?
More info

Do you have a show car that you would like to display at the Gatebil Festival? Then you can still be part of the exhibition and thus win great prizes!
To participate in the exhibition you need entrance tickets, these you can buy in advance here: BUY TICKETS HERE (Remember that you need a ticket for yourself and a ticket for your car (car pass).

Of course, it is also possible to buy entrance tickets at the arrival.
Upon arrival, our entrance staff will refer you to the exhibition area, where there are staff who show where you should stand, then you will receive exhibition notes where you write about your car and then place in the windshield.

We recommend that you pre-register to participate in the car show. Places are limited and we reserve the rights to decline your application, if you have not been pre-registred.

Registration
More info

Register your car here: https://gatebil.no/vote/ and pick the according festival/festivals you are planning to attend.

After registration you will receive approval email and a link to purchase your Showgarden Car Pass for a special price. These tickets are available only for Showgarden approved cars and will cost 250 NOK/SEK.

Are you a larger company or a club? Inform us in the email (showgarden@arnracing.se) about your name of the club and the number of cars and we will try to solve so that you can stand together.

Program
More info

Changes from festival to festival

Categories
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These are the categories in 2024:

Categories where the top 3 is picked by visitors:

  1. People´s Choice

Special categories where one winner is picked by designated partner/jury in each cateogry:

  1. ARN racing award
  2. Meguiars Shine and Finish – picked by Meguiar’s
  3. Gatebil Award – picked by Gatebil staff
  4. Best in Showgarden
  5. “Pop the Hood” – best engine compartment
  6. “Swing the Doors” – best decor
  7. “Rolling art” – best livery
  8. Random kid award
  9. KOOZ Award
  10. EPLAMOJJE Award
  11. Lowrider – Limbo award
  12. Spirit of the parade
  13. Made in EU
  14. Made in USA
  15. Made in Asia
  16. Retro – Made before 1999
  17. Stance
  18. Race car

    * categories might change from festival to festival, therefor to know the exact cateogries scroll down the page and find the desiganted article for the festival you are planning to attend to see categories for that festival!
VIP tent for exhibitors
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A novelty for this year is that we will arrange a VIP tent for you who are an exhibitor in Gatebil Showgarden. The VIP tent is located adjacent to the exhibition area and is a perfect place for you to sit down and take it easy for a while.

Activity – Limbo
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How about limbo?
On Saturday it is limbo for you and your show car – win the prize as Gatebil’s lowest. See schedule for time and place.
Limbo is open to all cars that participate in Gatebil Showgarden and no pre-registration is required, it is enough that you register on site.
Remember that no other means are allowed than the driver, as well as the passengers in the car.

Parade on the track
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On Saturday night, it’s time for a parade on the track. All show cars in Gatebil Showgarden are welcome to participate. The parade is held in front of full stands just before Gymkhana Show starts – a really cool experience for all of you who participate in the exhibition!

Rule Book
More info

To showcase your car at Showgarden, you have to have an interesting car and a weekend ticket to the chosen Gatebil festival for you and your car. There are no extra tickets to Showgarden itself.
You are not sure if your car is special enough? Just take a chance and apply to participate and find out!

GENERAL INFO FOR PARTICIPANTS

  1. Apply to Showgarden through this link: https://gatebil.no/vote:

    Add all necessary information:
    Title (mostly Car model)
    Event (pick which event you are attending)
    Owner(write your name and surname)
    Car model
    Info(Add some more info about your car. Details about buying it, building it, changing it)

    Thanks to(add info about everyone who has helped you to buy it/make it/ rebuild it)

    Add picture under “Featured image” so that your post would have a main picture
    Add additional photos in Gallery
  1. After registration you will receive approval email and a link to purchase your Showgarden Car Pass for a special price. These tickets are available only for Showgarden approved cars and will cost 250 NOK. You yourself need a festival ticket and these are the same tickets as always.
  2. Meet up at Gatebil and ask our marshals for guidance to the designated territory.
  3. Get your Showgarden window card + Showgarden sticker for your car and place it on the front window of your car.
  4. Enjoy Gatebil Festival every day and join Award ceremony. Remember that to receive your prize, you have to attend the Gatebil Award Ceremony.

CAMPING FOR SHOWGARDEN PARTICIPANTS

  1. There is no special place to camp for Showgarden participants other than designated festival camps that are the same for all Gatebil visitors. You can pick between Family camp and Party Camp.
  2. It is not allowed to camp next to your car.

INFO ABOUT SHOWGARDEN AT PARTICULAR FESTIVALS:

2024: Season article
Gatebil Vålerbanen 24 – 26 May
Gatebil Mantorp Park 13 – 16 June
Gatebil Rudskogen 4 -7 July
Gatebil Rudskogen 30 Aug – 1 Sep
Gatebil Mantorp Park 27 – 29 September

2023:
Gatebil Vålerbanen GALLERY
Gatebil Mantorp Park June
Gatebil Rudskogen July RESULTS
Gatebil Rudskogen September RESULTS
Gatebil Mantorp Park September

2022:
Gatebil Rudskogen 9-11 September
Gatebil Rudskogen 8-10 july

THE OFFICIAL PARTNER OF SHOWGARDEN

Gatebil’s partners for the exhibition are Meguiar’s car products. Meguiars participates in all the festivals to show you how to take care of your car in the best way. All winners also receive Meguiar’s products in their prizes next to the famous “G” prize!

Meguiars on Facebook.

Info, results and pictures from Showgarden in previous events:
Vålerbanen 2022