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Cars n Cops for Kids Car Show
Oviedo, Florida; January 23, 2016

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January 23th (Saturday): Oviedo, FL- 11th Anniversary Cops ‘N Cars For Kids, the annual Central Florida Law Enforcement Car Show hosted by the Oviedo-Winter Springs Optimist Club at the Oviedo Mall at 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd. (32765), from 9am to 4pm. Open to all cars, trucks and motorcycles. Clubs welcome. Pre-registration $20 by Dec. 31st, after that or day of show $25. Drivers 20 years of age and under can enter a vehicle in the “Young Guns” class and pay only their age ($16 to $20) even the day of the show. For more info visit, or call 407-971-5711 (weekly business hours). #copsandcarsforkids

The 11th Anniversary Central Florida Law Enforcement Car Show returns to the Oviedo Mall on Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 9 am to 4 pm with even more activities, vendors and displays to thrill children, adults and car enthusiasts alike.

There is NO ADMISSION COST for spectators of any age.

In addition to hundreds of classic, modern and antique show vehicles of all types from Florida and beyond, there will be displays and demonstrations spread across acres of the Oviedo Mall parking lot and its adjacent spaces. Vehicles from Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services and Fire-Rescue organizations will be staged along with hundreds of privately-owned cars, trucks and motorcycles. The show also includes law enforcement and air ambulance helicopters; K-9 demos; Fire-Rescue demonstrations; FHP Rollover demonstrations; the OneBlood “Big Red Bus” donation vehicle; and specialized public safety and tactical equipment from multiple agencies. Kids and adults always are encouraged to bring cameras to photograph the amazing sights, demonstrations and special guests.

Each year a dedicated Kids’ Fun & Play Zone offers inflatables, games, face-painting, safety education, crafts and other hand-on activities.

This annual event is hosted by the Oviedo-Winter Springs Optimist Club in cooperation with the Oviedo Police Department and Winter Springs Police Department. Competitive car show entry fees, corporate and business sponsorships/donations benefit select causes. Partial proceeds benefit the Optimist International Childhood Cancer Campaign; local Optimist Club youth, family and special needs programs; and Greater Orlando Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

“Kids’ Choice” awards will be picked based on youth spectator voting while independent judges will select multiple standouts in various vehicle classes, as well as “Best of” in each class and the overall “Best in Show.” As at the last show, about 90 awards will be presented this January.

Personal cars, trucks and motorcycles of all types may be registered to enter the car show for $25 a vehicle ($20 when paid by 12/31/15). Drivers 20 years of age and under can enter a vehicle in the “Young Guns” class and pay only their age ($16 to $20) even the day of the show.

Whether you will be among the thousands who attend “Cops ’n Cars for Kids” to have a great time without admission costs, or you want your company or business represented at the show, full event and sponsorship/vendor information (plus photos and video of past car shows) are online at

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