Win at the auto show

The 2017 Dayton Auto Show will offer the chance to win a grand prize of a two-year lease on a 2017 Chevrolet Cruze LS, courtesy of the Miami Valley Chevrolet Dealers. Entries are being accepted at all Miami Valley Chevrolet dealerships and also will be accepted at the show. Photo by Metro Creative Graphics

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The 2017 Dayton Auto Show will offer the chance to win a grand prize of a two-year lease on a 2017 Chevrolet Cruze LS, courtesy of the Miami Valley Chevrolet Dealers. Entries are being accepted at all Miami Valley Chevrolet dealerships and also will be accepted at the show. Photo by Metro Creative Graphics

Dayton Auto Show is offering a lease on a 2017 Chevy Cruze

As if seeing the latest and greatest cars, pickup trucks, crossovers, SUVs, minivans, hybrids and motorcycles isn’t enough, there’s an even greater incentive to attend the 2017 Dayton Auto Show, slated for Feb. 23-26 at the Dayton Convention Center, 22 E. Fifth St. in downtown Dayton.

You may win some hot metal of your own.

The Miami Valley Chevrolet Dealers are offering a two-year least on a 2017 Chevy Cruze LS sedan to some lucky attendee. To enter, visit a Chevy dealership between now and the show, or enter up until 1:30 p.m. on the last day of the show. A final drawing will take place at 3 p.m. that day, and you must be present to win.

Other show highlights will be:

Twenty-four manufacturers hosting their own contests and interactive displays;

The latest in advanced automotive technologies, including a simulator in the Toyota area that is addressing the of-the-moment topic of distracted driving, courtesy of Dayton Area Toyota Dealers;

Dealership personnel and manufacturers' specialists on hand to answer questions and provide information in a cannot-pressure-to-buy environment;

Domestic to foreign and luxury makes to more cost-friendly vehicles that you can sit in and try out yourself. More than 200 vehicles expected;

A Toyota Drive Center featuring four different models for test-driving around downtown Dayton, plus Fiat/Chrysler offering its first-time ride and drive experience in which every one of its brands will be represented;

A wealth of entertainment options, from Cincinnati Ben-Gal cheerleaders Feb. 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Acura display; appearance by Heater and Gem from the Dayton Dragons; Matt the Balloon Guy and Face Doodles by Jen face painting, Feb. 25 and 26, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; and animals from Wild Heart Farm Feb. 25 and 26 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Admission is $8 for adults at the door, $6 online at https://secure.interactiveticketing.com/1.12/b9b3a0/#/select. Children ages 9 and younger are free when accompanied by a paying adult.

New this year is Military Appreciation Day, with all with military ID gaining free entry Feb. 23, courtesy of Dayton Area Toyota Dealers. Tickets for Senior Day Feb. 24, for those age 55-plus, will be $6. Student discount with student ID is $6 at the door.

For more information about show hours, schedule of events, directions and parking, visit daytondailynews.com/autoshow and daytondailynews.com/Cars. Also, look for a special 2017 Dayton Auto Show tabloid inserted in the Feb. 19 Dayton Daily News and Springfield News-Sun.

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