SEMA Will Award One Young Jeep Invasion Participant On Invasion Weekend To Send To The SEMA SHOW in Las Vegas

Participants age 27 or younger are eligible to compete for a spot in the SEMA Show’s Battle of the Builders “Young Guns” competition

Professional SLSD Jeep Invasion judges will choose one participant at the Jeep Invasion Weekend in Mears, Michigan (June 1-3) to win a trip to Vegas for the 2018 SEMA Show. The selected winner at the SLSD Jeep Invasion event will qualify one participant, aged 27 or younger, for the 2018 SEMA Show’s “Young Guns” competition, a part of the larger “Battle of the Builders.”

No sign up is necessary. Any SLSD Jeep Invasion participant meeting the qualifications below can compete in the SEMA Young Guns competition. It’s easy – just visit the SEMA Corral during hours listed below and have your vehicle judged! It’s that simple!


  • Registered for the 2018 Silver Lake Sand Dunes Jeep Invasion,
  • Age 27 or younger by the final day of the SEMA show (Nov 3, 2017),
  • Built their own 4×4 or primarily did most of the work themselves.


Friday, June 1st | 10 am – 8:00 pm | SEMA Corral @ Golden Sands Golf Course & Bucket Bar
Saturday, June 2nd | 10 am – 4:30 pm | SEMA Corral @ Golden Sands Golf Course & Bucket Bar

Judging will take place in the SEMA Corral on Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:30 pm only. You’re welcome to hang out there all day, or once the judge has initialed your judging card to let you know he’s evaluated your vehicle, you’re welcome to leave the corral. Please try and stay with your vehicle in the corral as much as possible – the judges would love to meet you and hear your build story.


Saturday, June 2nd | 7:00 pm | Golden Sands Golf Course & Bucket Bar

To be eligible, you must attend the Saturday, June 2nd participant award ceremony to see if you’ve been crowned as the top SEMA Young Gun winning the grand prize!


One participant will be selected this weekend from all eligible entries to win the grand prize.

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