Show and Shine Application

Show and Shine Application

Application includes one entrance ticket for the event.

You must pay the application fee (cars, vans and trucks: $30; motorcycles, bicycles and pedal cars: $20) to pre-register and submit this application. Please review the Rules and Regulations below before completing the application.

Rules and Regulations

Application approval

All entries are subject to approval by Opening Doors 2020 staff and must pass final inspection at the door which shall be determined in their sole and absolute discretion. Pre-registration includes completing an application and paying entry fees prior to deadline date. Opening Doors 2020 reserves the right to refuse any entry not deemed appropriate by it in its sole and absolute discretion.

In/out privileges

No in/out privileges for the event.


Entry fees are non-refundable unless entry is refused by Opening Doors 2020.


By signing this application at the time of the event, or by submitting an online application, entrant (“Entrant”) for and on behalf of himself/herself and his/her respective heirs, companies, partnerships, corporations, consultants, agents, advisors, fiduciaries, management personnel, executors, personal representatives, administrators, insurers, trustee, successors, assigns, switchmen and all owners and operators of the car, truck, van, bike and/or motorcycle (collectively, “Vehicle”) entered hereunder (collectively, the “Indemnifying Party”) agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Opening Doors 2020, its licensors, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions and its and their respective present, former and future officers, directors, shareholders, board members, management personnel, consultants, advisors, predecessors, parents, representatives, servants, holding companies, employees, attorneys, agents, contractors, subcontractors, representatives, insurers, fiduciaries, successors and assigns including, but not limited to, Volunteers, Vendors, City of San Jose, The County of Santa Clara, all event sponsors and owners and operators of the event facility (collective, the “Indemnified Party”) from and against any and all damages, claims, liabilities, judgments, fines, penalties, expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees and costs) and losses (collectively, “Claims”) arising out of or in connection with (a) a breach by the Indemnifying Party of any rule, regulation, requirement, term, warranty, covenant, representation or condition contained in this application and/or in the General Rules and (b) damage to tangible personal property, for personal injury and/or death proximately caused by the negligence or willful misconduct of the Indemnifying Party. The Indemnifying Party further agrees to accept any and all responsibility and liability for the risk of loss, damage, destruction and injury (including death) to his/her person, the Vehicle, displays and all other personal property and related items belonging to him/her and/or which are in his/her care, custody, possession or control before, during and after the show and hereby fully and voluntarily assumes all such risks and for good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, releases the Indemnified Party from any and all Claims arising out of or in connection therewith. Entrant further acknowledges, affirms, and represents that he/she has obtained any and all necessary consents, waivers, releases and authorizations required to execute and enter into this application on behalf of and bind each and every Indemnifying Party hereto. This application and the Rule Book (collectively “Application”) shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without reference to or application of principles of choice of law. In any proceeding arising from or related to the enforcement and/or interpretation of this Application, the Indemnified Party as prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its costs, which includes reasonable attorneys’ fees, against the non-prevailing party. No modification, alteration, waiver or change in any of the terms of this Application shall be valid or binding upon the Indemnified Party unless made in writing and duly executed by the Indemnified Party from whom a waiver is sought. The provisions of this Application shall be severable, and if any of them are held invalid or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be adjusted to the minimum extent necessary to cure such invalidity. The invalidity or unenforceability of one provision shall not affect any other.


No judging will occur at this event. This is only a show and shine event.

Photography/video release

Opening Doors 2020, reserve the right to photograph, video tape, film and/or reproduce in any medium, the event, any Entrant, person and/or Vehicle for any future use, at no compensation to Entrant, the Indemnifying Party or any other third party, person or entity as Opening Doors 2020 Events shall have the absolute and unfettered right to use, sell, license and/or publish Entrant’s name, picture, biography and /or likeness in connection with being the owner and/or operator of the Vehicle along with all other content, images, materials, artwork, graphics, pictures, video, data or other information of any kind concerning the event and/or Vehicle (collectively, “DATA”), all such DATA and rights thereto being the sole and exclusive property of Opening Doors 2020 Events, for and on behalf of himself/herself and the Indemnifying Party, upon executing this application, waives and surrenders any and all Claims against the Indemnified Party in connection therewith.


All fire regulations must be followed to the letter or be subject to disqualification and banned from future events. Entrant acknowledges that he/she has received, reviewed, and agrees to any and all rules, regulations, requirements, terms, warranties, covenants, representations and conditions contained in this application which is incorporated herein by reference (General Rules).

General rules
  1. All applications must be completed fully, signed, and submitted prior to space reservation acceptance. Please make sure your writing is legible.
  2. Your application will be processed keying on vehicle nickname so please include it on all correspondence.
  3. All applications are first come, first serve basis.
  4. Event packets will be emailed out approximately 14 days prior to the event, and will contain space assignments with general booth location, directions to the event, event set-up instructions, etc.
  5. Space fees must be paid 35 days in advance and should be included with your application.
  6. Maximum space size is 10’ x 15’ unless otherwise approved. No canopies allowed. Lawn chairs allowed. Electricity/generators are not offered nor are they allowed per Fire Marshall.
  7. Participants are asked to always conduct themselves in a professional and tasteful manner. Failure to do so may result in your being asked to leave the event with no refund of fees.
  8. Sorry, but we cannot accommodate specific space requests. If you have legitimate special needs, note them on your application and we will try to accommodate you, however, we cannot guarantee anything.
  9. This is a rain or shine event. No refunds, and no refunds due to rain or future COVID restrictions.
  11. Vendors are responsible for providing their own general liability insurance for the event and are responsible for their booth and goods at all times, regardless of whether security is present or not.
  12. Vehicles are not allowed to move during the event. Paid parking is available in the area.
  13. No products depicting nudity or pornography are allowed. If seen, you will be told to remove those items and/or leave the event with no refund of fees.
  14. Balloon rules: no Helium tanks permitted. All balloons must be weighted.
  15. COOLERS are not allowed nor is outside alcohol. Outside alcohol violators will be removed by SJPD immediately.
  16. Car show and shine participants may not sell or give away products.
  17. Cars may have music as long as it doesn’t disrupt or interfere with band performances.
  18. This is a Show and Shine event only. No awards are issued.
  19. No In/out privileges.

Show and shine application

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Acceptance of agreement, Opening Doors 2020, its volunteers, the City of San Jose, Santa Clara County, and SOFA district will not be responsible for any liability, damage, theft, or destruction of property (including vehicles), including those related to weather. By paying participation fee, and signing agreement, you agree and understand the guidelines of this event. You have read the Rules for All Vendors and will comply with the ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS as stated for this event. Failure to comply with these RULES AND REGULATIONS for this event will mean immediate expulsion from the event and no refund will be issued.
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Opening Doors 2020
598 North 1st Street, Suite A
San Jose, CA 95112

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