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Design a Studebaker Contest

What would a Studebaker look like today?
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The Studebaker National Museum, South Bend, Ind., is again sponsoring a contest to design what a modern day Studebaker would look like. This is the third year for the contest.

Entry forms may be obtained by visiting the museum website at or by calling the museum at 574-235-9714 or 1-888-391-5600. Any questions should be directed to Archivist Andy Beckman at 574-235-9714 ext 226 or

Original design submissions can be created through any artistic medium available, including but not limited to pencil, ink, crayon, computer-aided drawing software, or a combination of several techniques. Original designs will be accepted at the museum until October 22, 2010. The winners will be announced on Thursday, November 11, 2010.

The judging panel includes Studebaker Design Department alumni Virgil Exner, Jr and Del Coates, University of Notre Dame Industrial Design professor Paul Down, and WSBT radio personality Jon “JT” Thompson.

The Studebaker National Museum is located at 201 S. Chapin Street in downtown South Bend. It is open Monday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and Sunday 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Admission is $8.00 for adults, $6.50 for seniors over 60, and $5.00 for youth ages 6-18. For more information call the museum at (574) 235-9714 or toll free at 1-888-391-5600 or visit our web site at

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