Competition Leaders: Mike Stonecipher and Jack Sisk
Judges: John Avery, Mark Brazeal, Dr. LaVonda Brown, Steave Keaveney, and Jianen Sun
Emcee: Tim Echols
SAC is presented jointly each year by the automotive manufacturers associations of Alabama (AAMA), Georgia (GAMA), Mississippi (MAMA) and Tennessee (TAMA). The South Carolina Automotive Council (SCAC), Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM), Texas Automotive Manufacturing Association (TXAMA), and Southern Automotive Women's Forum (SAWF) are affiliates of SAC.