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2023 IASCA World Finals (Birmingham, AL)

October 14 - October 15

Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex
2100 Richard Arrington Blvd N
Birmingham, AL 35203

Oct 14 and 15, 2023  9AM to 7PM (8AM Set up, 8PM doors close)
Set up is Oct 13, 2023 at 2PM
Also featuring EMMA, ISPLL, and MASQ Finals
Free admission for spectators

Preregistration is open and is required for World Finals, you can prereg here: https://iasca.square.site/shop/membership/2
SPL must register for World Finals before Sept 30
SQ must register for World Finals before Oct 8 (price increases Sept 30)

A 2024 3X Kickoff event will happen at the same time.  You can also prereg at the above link, which includes pricing.  Anyone with or without a finals invitation can compete in the 3X Kickoff event.

Points Exception
Fill out this form to request up to 50 points through exceptions listed in the handbook: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FTQFS93

Vehicles entering the building (competition vehicles)
Vehicles in the BJCC must have less than a 1/4 tank of gas.  Fire marshals will be onsite at entrances for verification.  Also, drip pans are required for all vehicles.  All vehicles must be cleared out of the BJCC by 8PM Sunday.

Overnight Security
There will be overnight security at the BJCC Friday 8PM to 8AM and Saturday 8PM to 8AM.

Trailer lot
The gated and fenced trailer lot is:
BJCC Marshalling Yard Lot P12
1301 F L Shuttlesworth Dr
Birmingham, AL 35203
The gate will be open with a posted gatekeep on:
Friday, Oct 13 2PM to 8PM
Saturday, Oct 14 8AM to 10AM
Sunday, Oct 15 3PM to 8PM

Load in/Load out
Load in/out times are:
Friday, Oct 13 2PM to 8PM
Saturday, Oct 14 8AM to 9AM, 7PM to 8PM
Sunday, Oct 15 8AM to 9AM, 3PM to 8PM
Load doors (gate at SPL hall) will be closed all other times

Map of trailer lot/load in lanes – click here

Registration pickup
Registration pick up will be at the entrance to the North Hall.  Registration pickup will begin at 12PM Friday Oct 13.

Judging schedule
Both SQ and SPL will have a judging schedule (new for SPL).  This will become available the week leading up to the event.

Electrical Access
Everyone who needs electrical outlet access will need to register with Edlen and pay through the,.  Order  your electrical by Sept 23 to get a discounted rate ($105 pre-order vs $158 onsite).  Edlen will handle all your needs and your registration for electrical.  The organizations are not a part of your electrical sign up.  This is run separately per the requirements of the venue.  You can register here and just enter location and booth size is unknown: https://bjccordering.edlen.com/
IASCA is also covering the charge for labor for set up – your cost should only be $105 pre-order or $158 onsite.  You may get a notice for an hour of labor for set up – this is already covered by IASCA.

Hotel Group Rates:
Connected to the BJCC via Skybridge
Sheraton Birmingham Hotel and The Westin Birmingham
2101 Richard Arrington Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203 (Sheraton – $258/night + taxes)
2221 Richard Arrington Junior Blvd North, Birmingham, AL 35203 (The Westin – $257/night + taxes)
Click here to book either of the two hotels: IASCA Worldwide Room Block – Start your reservation (passkey.com)

Within walking distance
The Historic Tutwiler Hotel Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham-Downtown
2021 Park Place,Birmingham, AL 35203
16% off the published rate at the time of booking.
Click here to book: CAR AUDIO CHAMPIONSHIP (hilton.com)

Canopy tents
Only vendors or sponsors, and the host organizations, will be allowed to have canopy tents indoors.  Fire extinguishers are required for each canopy tent.   Email [email protected] if you are interested in sponsoring or being a vendor.

Where to eat
Across the street (at the base of the Westin) is Uptown, which has several restaurants open til at least 9PM.  Click here for info.


October 14
October 15


Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex
2100 Richard Arrington Blvd N
Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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