About Us

The Upper Midwest Region, which includes Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Canada, was the first local region chartered by the Classic Car Club on June 12, 1953, along with Northern Illinois. The region was incorporated as a non-profit Minnesota corporation on February 19th, 1954.

The Upper Midwest Region, CCCA presents a year filled with great Classic events. Enjoyment of our Classic Cars in touring, visiting special collections, participation in Grand Classics and Caravans, and some very special local events fill this year with many varied activities for us. Invite a friend to an event!

Enjoy our award winning publication, the Windshield Post that brings our membership news of ongoing activities, feature articles with subjects such as the latest technical issues and what we can do to address them. Of course we also look back at the Classic era through period ads and historical information.

Our UMR Newsletter the Postscripts, supplements the Windshield Post in keeping our membership informed of coming events and any changes in scheduling. It is sent out as an e-mail or available on-line.

We invite you to examine our beautiful Olympian Cars book, one of the most authoritative and complete works on Classic era coachbuilding. This is the second edition of a rare and sought after work by Richard Burns Carson. Purchase of this fine book from the Upper Midwest Region CCCA for only $59.95 post paid.

Membership in the Upper Midwest Region is open to anyone with an interest in the Classic era automobiles recognized by the Classic Car Club of America. These automobiles feature distinguished design, high engineering standards and superior workmanship. Membership in the national Classic Car Club is required.

The Classic Car Club of America was founded to further restoration and preservation of distinctive automobiles produced between 1925 and 1948 and certain pre-1925 models. Click Here for a PDF of the CCCA List of Approved Classics.

Contact me for more information or to find out about attending one of our functions. We would like to hear from you.

Mark Desch


Upper Midwest Region, Classic Car Club of America