COMING EVENTS

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NATIONAL EVENTS

Jan 5-7     16th annual Kustom Nationals, hosted by John’s Rod and Kustom, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. https://www.facebook.com/events/2018KustomNats

Mar 12-16     DLRA Speedweek, Lake Gairdner, SA. Entrant and visitor info at www.dlra.org.au.

Mar 23-25     Mount Gambier 2018 ASRF Regional Street Rod ‘Blue Lake Nationals’, Mount Gambier Showgrounds, South Australia. Fri – registration, meet and greet, Sat – Registration, scenic tours, activities at showgrounds, driving events, evening dinner with live entertainment, Sun – show and shine open to the public, presentations. General event info www.bluelakenationals.com.au, enter online here, sponsorship and trade enquiries to Mike Rohal 0417 813 664.

 

QUEENSLAND

Jan 12     Up Close and Personal with Billy F Gibbons and Jimmy Shine, an intimate evening with Gibbons as he shares stories of his music career and his love of hot rods and customs, also with renowned hot rod builder Jimmy Shine. Live music includes a handful of selected favourites with hand picked band, the Billy T’Zz. Limited seating, pre-bookings essential. Contact venue directly for show bookings – Eaton’s Hill Hotel, Ph 07 3325 6777, www.eatonshillhotel.com.au. Tour info contact Rod Brewer of The Brewer Brothers on 0418 762 576 or rodneybrewer@mail.com.

Jan 14     Jimmy Shine Classic Hot Rod and Custom Car Show, Sandstone Point Hotel. Open to all cool cars and bikes, hosted by Jimmy Shine with special guest Billy Gibbon, live music, trade stands, Top 20 prizes selected by Jimmy and Billy. Enter on the day, vehicles from 8am, show from 9am to 1pm, 1800 Bribie Island Rd, Sandstone Point. Info Rod Brewer 0418 762 576 or rodneybrewer@mail.com.

Jan 28     All American Car Show And Swap Meet, Rocklea Showgrounds, swap meet at 6am, sites $10, show at 8am, vehicles and driver $15, public $5, TC 238-01-2018, call Ian on 0418 782 768 or visit facebook.com/allamericancars.com.

Feb 3-4     Toowoomba Swap Meet, Queensland’s largest swap meet, over 1,800 sites, Sat 6am-6pm, Sun 6am-noon, info and ticketing http://www.ddvvmc.com.au/index.php/toowoomba-swap

Feb 9-11     Pete’s Hot Rod Shop Annual Moonshine Run, Cottonvale, Friday night meet & greet, bon fire and roast. Saturday Breakfast and driving events at Pete’s lunch time cruise, Saturday night fashion show, cooked dinner and live band, Sunday swap meet, show & shine at Applethorpe State School, Sanction no SA 267-01-2018, contact Pete (07) 4685 2832.

Mar 9-11     High Altitude Rod Run, presented by the Toowoomba Hot Rodders, Fri night mystery run, Sat night dinner, Sunday  Show ‘n’ Shine at COBB & CO Museum, Lindsay St, Toowoomba. Venue Toowoomba Showgrounds, camping available. ASRF sanctioned. SA104-01-2017, visit www.toowoombahotrodders.blogspot.com.au

Mar 30 – Apr 1(Easter)     12th North Coast Campout Maryborough Showgrounds, hosted by Conrodders Hot Rod &Customs Inc. Hervey Bay, Contact 0418 265 222.

Apr 8     Power Up Show & Shine Swap Meet, Nanango Sporting Fields, Burnett St, Nanango, open to public 9.30am entry by gold coin donation, bikes vetran to modern, cars over 30 years, vehicle entry $15, sites $15, proceeds to Nanango Sporting Ass, contact Darryl 0403 212 545 or Val 0427 260 853.

May 5     Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars, Willowbank Raceway, Ipswich. www.outlawnitrofunnycars.com.au.

Jun     1-4     Wintersun 2.0, see NSW events listing for more details www.wintersun2.com.au.  

NEW SOUTH WALES (INC ACT)

Nov 25-26     Shannon’s South Coast National’s Car Bike & Truck Show, Moruya High School, Moruya, automotive careers & trade expo, street cruise, kids entertainment, traders, dinner, band and much more. Contact Lee or Debbie Pearce (02) 4474 3761 or 0419 845 890. www.southcoastnationals.com.au.

Nov 26     ‘MO’ Your Ride Car Show & Swap Meet, Ron Costello Oval, William St, Shellharbour, 8am to 3pm, public via Wentworth St gate, family $10, single $5, display vehicles via Mary St gate from 7.30am $10, 2nd entry $5, swap meet via Mary St gate, open to all modified vehicles and bikes, contact Michael 0419 248 579, John 0428 625 088, Travel Permit T17/4.

Nov 26     Sydney Rock n Roll and Alternative Market plus record fair, outstanding music, retro, vintage and alternative stalls, featuring Hard-Ons, Hank’s Jalopy Demons, Kim Salmon and Kieron McDonald, Manning Bar and House, University of Sydney, doors open 10.30am, entry $6 before 12pm only, $8 after 12pm, kids under 12 free, under 18s must be accompanied by an adult, www.rocknrollmarket.com.au.

Nov 26     Rat Finks Huddle, Rat Finks Hot Rod & Custom Club invite clubs and members to visit The Rats Nest at 106 Dunheved Circuit, St Mary’s 10am to 3pm, for more information, contact Leanne 0408 165 744 or Joe 0451 671 903. ASRF Sanction #S1741.

Dec 1-3     New England Rods and Customs Smoke and Iron Run, based at Armidale Tourist and Leisure Park. Friday drinks, bbq and band, Saturday breakfast, cruise, games, show and shine, auction and dinner, Sunday breakfast and driving events, info Ph Greg 0408 604 823. www.facebook.com/newengland.rodsandcustoms

Dec 10     Maddie Hill Breast Cancer Show & Shine, Newcastle Kart Racing Club, Cameron Park, from 7am, all makes and models car show, food and drinks, $10 entry per car/bike, public gold coin donation, contact Barry 0418 427 937.

Jan 5     Up Close and Personal with Billy F Gibbons and Jimmy Shine, an intimate evening with Gibbons as he shares stories of his music career and his love of hot rods and customs, also with renowned hot rod builder Jimmy Shine. Live music includes a handful of selected favourites with hand picked band, the Billy T’Zz. Number one of two shows at this venue, limited seating, pre-bookings essential. Contact venue directly for show bookings – Anita’s Theatre Thirroul, Ph 0477 679 526 www.anitastheatrethirroul.com. Tour info contact Rod Brewer of The Brewer Brothers on 0418 762 576 or rodneybrewer@mail.com.

Jan 6     Up Close and Personal with Billy F Gibbons and Jimmy Shine, an intimate evening with Gibbons as he shares stories of his music career and his love of hot rods and customs, also with renowned hot rod builder Jimmy Shine. Live music includes a handful of selected favourites with hand picked band, the Billy T’Zz. Number two of two shows at this venue, limited seating, pre-bookings essential. Contact venue directly for show bookings – Anita’s Theatre Thirroul, Ph 0477 679 526 www.anitastheatrethirroul.com. Tour info contact Rod Brewer of The Brewer Brothers on 0418 762 576 or rodneybrewer@mail.com.

Jan 10     Up Close and Personal with Billy F Gibbons and Jimmy Shine, an intimate evening with Gibbons as he shares stories of his music career and his love of hot rods and customs, also with renowned hot rod builder Jimmy Shine. Live music includes a handful of selected favourites with hand picked band, the Billy T’Zz. Limited seating, pre-bookings essential. Contact venue directly for show bookings – Newcastle Civic Centre, Ph 02 4929 1977, www.civictheatrenewcastle.com.au. Tour info contact Rod Brewer of The Brewer Brothers on 0418 762 576 or rodneybrewer@mail.com.

Jan 20     The Lady Luck Festival at The Carrington Hotel, Katoomba, Blue Mountains, live bands, car show, traders, kids activities and much more, visit www.ladyluckfestival.com.au.

Feb 4     Tamworth Swap Meet – Sanction No# S18/05, Outlaw Hot Rod Club inc Location, Jack Woolaston Oval, Tamworth, Kieran Patterson 0437 988 580 or Zac Grudgefield 0427 441 076.

Feb 9-11     Shoalhaven Street Rodders, Currarong Campout, Currarong Beachside Holiday Park Currarong, Friday night : Sausage sizzle and bench session. Saturday morning : Cruise to Jindy Andy Mill for morning tea. Lunch and Show and Shine on the river @ Greenwell Point Bowling Club, Sunday: Morning tea and raffle, contact Gareth 0403 603 326.

Feb 9-11     Coasters Hot Rod Club 18th annual coastal cruise, Port Macquarie. Registration from 6pm Friday including ladies night. Saturday breakfast, cruise, show and shine and entertainment on the river wharf. Sunday morning, breakfast and presentations. Edgewater holiday, Park Port Macquarie Ph 1800 228 800, contact Bill Reid on 0412 851 261. ASRF sanction number S 18/07.

March 2-4     Easy Street Rod and Custom Club Annual Run, enter for either the three day run which includes camping, cruising and other events at Canton Beach Tourist Park or just enter for the show and shine on the 3rd at Toukley. Run entry enquiries: please call Noel: 0422 187111.

Mar 9-11     Rods On The Peel, Sanction No# S18/04, Outlaw Hot Rod Club inc, Austin Tourist Park, Tamworth, Craig Patterson 0407 743 417 or Steve Jones 0408 667 580.

Mar 9-12     Corowa Rod Run, presented by the Wangaratta Rod and Custom Club Inc. in historical Corowa NSW, the “Birth Place of Federation”, events include Fri meet and greet, local cruize, Sanger Street Cruiz night, Sun dinner dance. Open to cars to 1967. Contact Darren 0412 098 351, Peter (02) 6033 1160 or email wangarattarodandcustomclub.com  Accommodation (02) 6033 3221 (ASRF sanction 17/14)

Mar 9-11     The 9th Annual Sapphire Coast Rock ’n’  Rodder’s 50’s & 60’s Dance Festival / Rod Run hosted by Sapphire Coast Rock ’n’ Roll and the Merimbula Rock ’n’ Rodders Club, Merimbula, open to Pre 49 Hotrods and pre 69 Customs, and Classics, 50’s nostalgia with Rock ’n’ Roll Bands and dancing. Heaps of accommodation and pristine weather in our region, typically ensures a great weekend of rodding.For more information phone Lyndon on (02) 6495 2517, or visit us at https://www.facebook.com/Sapphire-Coast-Rock-n-Rodders-Festival Email lewis@sapphirecoastrockandroll.com.au for Registration Form. ASRF Sanction No. S18/15.

Mar 10-11     Bathurst Autofest, Mount Panorama Bathurst. More information at www.autofest.com.au.

May 12-13     Aussie A Model 90th Birthday Bash, Gulgong Showground, for all 1928 – 31 Fords, camping at showground $20 per night, motel and pub accommodation available, call Scotty 0434 085 038.

May 26-27     Hot Rod and Custom Auto Expo, Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, elite show cars, hot rods, customs, classics and bikes. Large vendor area with artists, pin stripers and International guests, great food, licensed bars, exclusive parking for hot rods and classics, great accommodation options within walking distance and public transport to the venue, visit www.hotrodandcustom.com.au 

Jun     1-4     Wintersun 2.0, Murwillumbah, car, bands, traders, camping, artists and much more, visit www.wintersun2.com.au.

VICTORIA

Nov 24-26     25th Annual Shepparton Springnats, Shepparton Showgrounds. More information and detail available at www.autofest.com.au.

Nov 24-26     EJ-EH Holden Nationals, Shepparton Showgrounds. More information and detail available at www.autofest.com.au.

Nov 25     Cora Lynn Country Round Up Cruize, Cora Lynn Reserve 3pm – 10pm, a fun filled family event with entertainment for everyone, including the kids, food, live music, movies, kids amusements, Vintage Caravans are welcome to stay overnight, vehicles up to 1989 admitted on main oval, others in the public car park, adults $10 (includes one free entry to prize draw) Children under 12 Free entry, contact Dennis 0409 861 088 or Gary 0421 520 504. All proceeds to the Cora Lynn Community Sports Clubs and Recreation Reserve.

Dec 3     Southern Hot Rod Club Inc Christmas Cruise, only $5 entry per car, BBQ. music, dance floor, trade stands, jumping castle, at Melbourne Gun Club, Victoria Rd Lilydale, info 0447 876 567, shrc1956@outlook.com.

Dec 11     Geelong Street Rodders Cruise Night, open to hot rods, custom classics and chrome bumpers, Geelong showgrounds, Breakwater Rd, Breakwater, $5 entry, contact Ray 0400 932 444.

Jan 5-7     16th annual Kustom Nationals, hosted by John’s Rod and Kustom, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, pre-65 vehicles only, live bands, vendors, Australia’s Most Beautiful Kustom award. https://www.facebook.com/events/2018KustomNats.

Jan 8     Geelong Street Rodders Cruise Night, open to hot rods, custom classics and chrome bumpers, Geelong showgrounds, Breakwater Rd, Breakwater, $5 entry, contact Ray 0400 932 444.

Jan 12-14     South West Street Rodders Port Fairy Rod Run, Southcombe Park, Port Fairy. Friday, registration and bench session from 7 pm. Saturday, Registration, morning cruise and lunch provided, evening cruise around Port Fairy accompanied by live rock-‘n’-roll band. Sunday, Show-‘n’-Shine, BBQ lunch (provided), rock-‘n’-roll band and presentations. ASRF sanctioned. Club phone 0428 289 502.

Jan 21     Centre State Swap Meet, presented by the Centre State Rodders, Prebooking closes Jan 13, sites available Sat the 20th at site van at gate 4pm- 6pm then at the bar from 6pm, Sunday 21st. at the site Van at the site holders entry gate from 6am, cars for sale $10 on trailer $20 (pay on the day) Show and Shine entry $6 per car includes driver passengers $6 ea. Outdoor sites  $25, indoor sites $30. General Admission $6 per Adult children under 14 free, more detials at www.centrestaterodders.com.

Jan 26-28     The 52nd Victorian Hot Rod Show, Exhibition Building, Carlton, more details at www.hotrod.com.au

Feb 12     Geelong Street Rodders Cruise Night, open to hot rods, custom classics and chrome bumpers, Geelong showgrounds, Breakwater Rd, Breakwater, $5 entry, contact Ray 0400 932 444.

Feb 18     All American Car Display and Man Cave Alley, Gembrook Sports Ground, Gembrook, open to American cars and trucks, classic, vintage, veteran, hot rods, customs, market stalls, good food and more, visit www.emeraldrotary.org.au/all-american.com

Mar 11     Chryslers by the Bay Show ‘n’ Shine, Chrysler show and swap meet, Geelong Grammar School, Foreshore Rd, Corio. All proceeds from the day are donated to Cottage by the Sea. Contact Terry (03) 5250 3132 or Paul 0417 315 352.

Mar 12     Geelong Street Rodders Cruise Night, open to hot rods, custom classics and chrome bumpers, Geelong showgrounds, Breakwater Rd, Breakwater, $5 entry, contact Ray 0400 932 444.

Mar 16-18     Rich River Rod Run, show n shine, rod run, meals, activities and much more, information and entry forms at www.richriverrodclub.org.au.

Mar 25     Buln Buln Football Club presents All Makes Car & Bike Show, Buln Buln Recreation Reserve, Station St, Buln Buln, all makes and models welcome. 10am – 2pm, gates open at 9am, $5 per person, under 16 free, live music. Contact Craig 048 268 204 or John 0412 820 349.

May 4-7     Dergholm Campout, hot rods, vintage caravans, chrome bumper and bike camping weekend, Fri Bench Session, Band Jam Session. Sat Cruise to the Naracoorte Swap Meet, Pin Up Comp, band The Ledsleds, campfires. Sun is show day, outdoor movie night . Camping $10 per Adult per Night, kids under 12 are free. Pre enter before April 9th to go in multiple prize draws . Phone Sammy (03) 5571 1146 or 0437 356 507, facebook AUSSIE CAMPOUT or email sammys41@hotmail.com.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Nov 26     The 40th Anniversary Show ‘N Shine on the 26th November 2017, at Civic Park, Main North East Road, Modbury, SA (opposite Tee Tree Plaza) More details at www.corvetteclubofsouthaustralia.com.au.

Dec 3     Southern State Street Rodders Hotrods and Classics Picnic, Balhannah Oval, 8am – 5pm. Aimed at owners and enthusiasts of hot rods, customs, classics ,Includes morning cruise leaving Morphettville Junction at 9am, with cars arriving at Balhannah at around 10am. Vehicle displays, lowbrow and traditional car art and memorabilia displays plus Father Christmas, free kids face painting , food venders and traders, bands and dance floor, contact: Kevin 0418 845 254 or email: HotrodandClassicspicnic@hotmail.

Jan 10-21     Valley Hot Rodders annual Cruise On. Held in the beautiful Barossa Valley, highlight of the event is the street party on the Saturday night in Tanunda with two rock & roll bands, dance floor, hot rods & custom cars. Lots of cruzin makes for a good weekend. Contact 08 85630409 or visit www.valleyhotrodders.com.au

Jan 19-21     Mount Gambier Autofest and 40th Annual Show N Shine, Mount Gambier Showgrounds. More information and detail available at www.autofest.com.au.

Feb 4     Super Chevy Sunday #25, hosted by the Chev Performance Assoc of SA, Wigley Reserve, Glenelg. Open to all Chevrolets, authentic or modified. Pre entry fee $10. Trophies, trade stands, kids rides, food and drinks. Entry forms available at www.chevperformancesa.com or the clubs facebook page, Ph 0402 855 129.

Feb 11     The Annual Corvette Display “Corvettes Rock The Bay 2018” Wigley Reserve, Anzac Highway, Glenelg, more details at www.corvetteclubofsouthaustralia.com.au.

Mar 11     Campbelltown Swap Meet, Kilburn Oval and Sports Complex, Lionel Ave, Kilburn, presented by S.A Rod & Custom Club Inc. Adults $5, children free, sites $20, contact Scott 0412 555 723.

Mar 12-16     DLRA Speedweek, Lake Gairdner, SA. Entrant and visitor info at www.dlra.org.au.

Mar 23-25     Mount Gambier 2018 ASRF Regional Street Rod ‘Blue Lake Nationals’, Mount Gambier Showgrounds, South Australia. Fri – registration, meet and greet, Sat – Registration, scenic tours, activities at showgrounds, driving events, evening dinner with live entertainment, Sun – show and shine open to the public, presentations. General event info www.bluelakenationals.com.au, enter online here, sponsorship and trade enquiries to Mike Rohal 0417 813 664.

April 7     Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars, Steel City Raceway, Whyalla. www.outlawnitrofunnycars.com.au.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Dec 2     Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars, Perth Motorplex, www.outlawnitrofunnycars.com.au.

TASMANIA

Jan 27     East Coast Car Club presents Wheels, Wine and Dine, come and enjoy cars, bikes and boats by the bay, fine foods, local beers and wine, live rockabilly bands, kid’s entertainment and more, Georges Bay Esplanade, St Helens. www.facebook.com/StHelensCarShow or email eastcoastcarclub@outlook.com.

INTERNATIONAL

Dec 3     26th Annual Yokohama Hot Rod & Custom Show, Pacifico Yokohama, car and bike show, international market village, custom paint contest, collectives alley, pinstripe gathering, live music and more, www.yokohamahotrodcustomshow.com.

Feb 3   Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars, Meremere Dragway, New Zealand. www.outlawnitrofunnycars.com.au.

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