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The Mobile Electronics Competition Association, known as MECA has now hit Western Canada! On July 23, 2017, MECA Event coordinator Steve McIntyre and MECA sound quality judge Bill Pleasant traveled to RPM Electronics in Burnaby, B.C. to put on the first MECA sound quality and Show & Shine event in British Columbia.

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Representatives from RPM Electronics have been traveling and competing in events in Washington State for the last few years, always placing very well in the Sound Quality competitions. In the Spring of 2017, MECA event coordinator Steve McIntyre was approached about scheduling an event in B.C. “When Edwin Halim of RPM Electronics approached me with the idea of coordinating a sound quality event in Canada, I was very excited to branch out into this new territory”, says Steve McIntyre of MECA. “Edwin and I spent a few months planning and organizing this event and it was a huge success being the first MECA event in the area”.

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When asked about the level of competition at this event, Bill Pleasant, MECA SQL judge had this to say ,“I didn’t hear a bad car all day. The sound quality and car scene here in B.C. is great! I’d be happy listening to and cruising any one of these cars”.

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This show brought out a great mix of vehicles. Everything from modern imports tuners, lifted Jeeps, American muscle cars, and even several vintage Mercedes Benz. Topping out the competition for the day was Jason Halim from RPM Electronics with the Sound Quality Best of Show award, the guys from Next Level Audio in Nanaimo, BC walked away with the Install Best of Show, and top honors in the Show and Shine event went to Gregory Lee of Burnaby, BC and his immaculate vintage Mercedes-Benz convertible.

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At least one more B.C. show is on the horizon for the 2017 season and plenty more in 2018. “We’re excited to bring more events to British Columbia in the future. We are already discussing one more show for the 2017 season as well as multiple events in 2018,” mentions Steve.

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If your club or shop is interested in hosting a MECA event you are invited to contact MECA by visiting their website at www.mecacaraudio.com.

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ABOUT MECA 
MECA is a club and contest organization providing a fun and fair evaluation of a competitor’s vehicle and/or sound system.  They are car shows with music, fun and fair contests for people who love cars and trucks and mobile electronics.  Sound Quality League and Sound Pressure League contests are designed for all levels of competitors, from the beginner to the advanced professional. MECA also offers Show & Shine contests at most events. MECA offers multiple classes in each event, whether it be in the Sound Quality League (SQL), the Sound Pressure League (SPL), or in Show & Shine competitors are grouped into one of 7 SQL classes, 4 Install classes, or in one of several Show & Shine classes based on modifications that have been done to the vehicle.

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