The Ultimate Challenge has been made. If you have what it takes, make plans to join us. The top custom modified Jeep builders in the South East are invited to compete for the title of SuperJeep Champion Builder of The Year. Entries must pass pre set modification requirements to qualify. Judged by an elite panel of diversified industry leaders, The SuperJeep will be measured by the highest standards, based on custom modifications, fabrications and its craftsmanship as well as creativity, presentation, and overall functionality. The rest is limited only to the builders imagination.
Our Next Stop
The Official American SuperJeep Schedule
Florida Jeep Jam
Panama City Beach FL – May 18
Toledo Jeep Fest
Toledo OH – Aug 10
Great Smokey Mountain Jeep Invasion
Pigeon Forge TN – Aug 24
Great American Jeep Rally
Ellington CT – Sept 14
Indianapolis IN – Sept 20
Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo
Pomona CA – Sept 28
Ocean City Jeep Invasion
Ocean City NJ – Oct 5
Join Us at the SuperJeep Challenge!
The Ultimate Challenge has been made. If you have what it takes, make plans to join us. The top custom modified Jeep builders in the country are invited to compete for the title of SuperJeep Champion Builder of The Year. Entries must pass pre set modification requirements to qualify. Judged by an elite panel of diversified industry leaders, The SuperJeep will be measured by the highest standards, based on custom modifications, fabrications and its craftsmanship as well as creativity, presentation, and overall functionality. The rest is limited only to the builders imagination.
American SuperJeep made its TV Episode Premier Debut on The MotorTrend Network in Spring of 2019 with the first season being filmed throughout Summer/Fall 2019 and airing early 2020 on MotorTrend.
Plans are being made to extend The SuperJeep Challenge holding qualifiers throughout 2019 at predetermined Jeep & Off-Road Event from Coast-to-Coast. Qualifiers will be invited to compete January 2020 in The SuperJeep Championship Finals to be named 2020 Builder of The Year.
Judging the SuperJeep
A diversified panel of judges composed from industry leaders are given the task of awarding one builder, the prestigious title of America’s SuperJeep Builder of The Year.
Builders will be judged on the following criteria:
• Compatibility of Modifications
• Builders add-on Styling & Other Modifications Fit & Finished
• Overall Reliability & Functionality On/Off Road
• Presentation & Creativity
• Modifications Required by Rules
SuperJeep Award Presentation
Each year, Super Jeep Officials will tour pre determined Jeep & Off Road Events from coast-to-coast holding SuperJeep Qualifiers. Winners will be invited to attend & compete in The SuperJeep Invitational Championship held every January. Only one builder will be named America’s SuperJeep Builder of The Year. Builders Placing in The Top 3 (Opportunity to Be Featured in Show)
The winning builder will receive the following:
– Custody of The Official Super Jeep Builder of the Year
– Builder & owners name engraved on trophies base along side past winners.
– Featured in season finale episode including garage and/or team coverage
– Mentioned and / or imagery included to the next years season episodes. (8-12 estimated episodes)
– Invited to return & compete in the following years SuperJeep Championship
– Featured in next years Season Finale Super Jeep Invitational Championship as part of the returning of the trophy ceremony
– Recognized in post FB and media Press Releases
– Recognized in post marketing for the following year promoting upcoming events.
– Recognized by name and or imagery for the following year on some Promotional Print & Event Merch as past SuperJeep Champion
– Opportunity to be feature displayed as current SuperJeep Builder of the Year at any of the follow year qualifier Events
– Custom Die-cut Championship Trail Badge
– Individual collectible custom award for winning team members
The American SuperJeep Crew:
Born in 1966 Mark Hess is a native Floridan from Tampa, Florida moved to Panama City Beach, Florida in 1985 to work his family business, Ebro Greyhound Park & Poker Room. Currently Mark shares the title of Assistant General Manager with younger Brother Rick, both working with their Father Stockton Hess, Ebro’s President & General Manager. In 1999 Mark Founded, Hess Entertainment Inc. His mission was very clear. To present Panama City & it’s surrounding cities with top notch entertainment and that he did from 1999 to 2015 Hess Entertainment produce nearly 100 concerts featuring artist such as Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, Trace Adkins, LoneStar, Kenny Roger, Travis Tritt, Lee Ann Womack, Wynona Judd, Hank Williams Jr, ZZ Top, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Goo Goo Dolls, Foreigner, Boston, Steve Miller Band, Tony Bennett, BB King, Engelbert Humperdinck. Hess also Produced or Co-Produced nearly a dozen multi-day outdoor events such as 2001 Music Fest USA, TDC PCB Beach Re-nourishment Celebration, PCB Seafood Festival, Dog Days Of Summer Fest, Ebro Greyhound Park-Weiner Dog Nationals, and more. In 2015 A new Era began when Hess and company Co-Founded Jeep Beach Jam, Panama City Beach, Florida. A Multi-Day Jeep Beach Vacation for Jeep owners, enthusiast & their families. The 4th Annual Jeep Beach Jam, Panama City Beach Florida is set for May 15-19, 2019.
Served on the Following Boards:
Washington County Chamber
Panama City Beaches Chamber
Washington County EDC
Gulf Coast College Foundation
Florida Restaurant & Lodging
Bay County American Cancer Society
Board Member Beach Care Services
Museum of Florida Jeeps
Friends of Florida Jeepers
Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Mark is a Native of Georgia and its here where he began investing in and purchasing a multitude of successful businesses until 1996 when Forrest sold his promotional business and moved to Panama City Beach, Florida where he remains today. In 2005 Forrest purchased a vacation rental property management company, Venture Out Vacations Inc is currently enjoying a 300% increase in sales and still growing. In 2013 Forrest joined efforts with Hess and secured an investment partnership with Hess Entertainment Group Inc. continuing to provide Panama City Beach, Florida entertainment thru 2016. Shortly following in 2017 Forrest arranged to purchase the remaining available shares of JBJ Productions Inc. Producer of Jeep Beach Jam, Panama City Beach, Florida. A Multi-Day Jeep Beach Vacation for Jeep owners, enthusiast & their families.The 4th Annual Jeep Beach Jam, is set for May 15-19, 2019.
Served on the Following Boards:
Museum of Florida Jeeps
Friends of Florida Jeepers
Co-Host & Executive Producer
Courtney grew up surrounded by cars. Her father, Jerry, is the winningest driver in SCCA history. So it was only natural that Courtney followed in the family footsteps and her first media gig was as the co host of TLC’s hit car makeover show Overhaulin’.
Courtney followed this smash debut with 10 seasons hosting PowerBlock/PowerNation on Spike, NBC Sports and CBS Sports, and on Velocity as host of Autoweek’s Vinsetta Garage. Courtney authored “The Garage Girl’s Guide to Everything You Need to Know About Your Car” and pens the syndicated newspaper column “Courtney Hansen Full Throttle.”
Paving the way for other females to follow, Courtney is currently a host and executive producer of her own show, The Ride That Got Away on the History Channel. Forbes Magazine recently profiled Courtney as a female Executive Producer and Entrepreneur in a male dominated industry.
Growing up building Jeeps, Terry’s very first vehicle was a 1977 CJ 7. Having been raised in the off road world, Terry has been present for the evolution of rock sports, from Jeeps to full tube chassis race cars.
Terry has also proven himself in the off road world. He has 2 Baja 1000 wins with Campbell Racing In addition, he finished 1st place twice in the Norra 1000 twice in 2nd place with JT Customs, and he won a European Ultra 4 championship with Lucky Dog Racing with 1st place finishes in 3 of the 4 races.
Terry has raced in 9 countries including China, King of Portugal, King of Wales, and the Morroco Desert Challenge. He has also finished 10 of the 13 King of the Hammers races he has entered with several Top 10 finishes.
Not only is Terry’s race experience impressive, he also excels as a builder. He has collaborated on the design and building of multiple cars and Jeeps for all classes of racing. As a fabricator, racer and builder, Terry has an adept knowledge of builds, what it takes to build them, and their performance capabilities.
Lead American SuperJeep Judge
American SuperJeep Judge
BECOME A SUPERJEEP CONTESTANT
The top custom modified Jeep builders in the country are invited to compete for the title of 2019 SuperJeep Champion Builder of The Year.
Plans are being made to extend The SuperJeep Challenge holding qualifiers throughout 2019 at predetermined Jeep & Off-Road Event from Coast to Coast, Qualifiers will be invited to compete January 2020 in The SuperJeep Championship Finals to be named 2020 Builders of The Year. Details coming soon.