COMING EVENTS

Send us your event details at thecrew@cruzin.com.au, or fax 07 3287 7725.

NATIONAL EVENTS

Sep 22-25     41st National Chevrolet Festival, Warwick, hosted by the QLD Chevrolet Car Club and the 55-56-57 Shoebox Club of QLD, info call Elton 0417 791 595, Ian 0418 782 768. www.facebook.com/National-Chevrolet-Festival-Australia.

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

Sep 24     Eliminators Hot Rod, Car and Bike Show, Beenleigh Showgrounds, Beenleigh, swap meet from 6am, car show from 8am, trophies around 1pm, open to hot rods, classics, muscle cars and bikes, enter on the day, live music and bar, only $5 p/person, kids U12 free, free off street parking via Milne Street, sponsored by RJ Batteries, www.eliminatorscarclub.com.

Sep 29-Oct 2     Bargara Beach Rod Run, Bargara Beach, this year’s theme – Tradies! Includes Auto-Mazing Show and Shine on Sunday at Jayteens Park, ASRF Sanction SA109-01-2017. Entry and info at www.rumcityrods.com or call Mal 0409 260 830.

Sep 30-Oct 1     VW Warwick 2017, two days of VW drag racing action at Warwick Dragway, plus Friday night dyno power runs, Saturday morning street cruise and show Warwick CBD, Sat night motorsport presentation and simulator racing, info at www.vwma.net.au.

Oct 1     Auto-Mazing Show and Shine, Jayteens Park, Bargara Beach, open to pre-1975 hot rods, American and Aussie muscle cars and classics, vintage and veteran, vintage bikes, caravan or any unique vehicle, gold coin donation entry for show vehicles and spectators, food and refreshments, supporting Riding for the Disabled. Info at www.rumcityrods.com or call Mal 0409 260 830.

Oct 15     Shannons Rod & Custom Show, Harrigans Drift Inn, Jacobs Well, 9am-3pm, open to all classics, street machines, hot rods, customs, vintage, veteran and modern autos, car entry $15 (inc 2 people), judged cars add $5, spectators $5, lucky entrant prize $500, cash prizes for show categories, trade displays, entertainment and more, info Peter 0418 190 103, Elton 0417 791 595, info and entry forms facebook.com/harrigansrodandcustomshow.

Oct 15      Just 8s Car Club Annual Show N Shine. Currimundi Hotel, Currimundi. Cars from 8am, public from 10am. $10 per car, gold coin for public, all proceeds to Prostate and Breast Cancer Foundations. Contact Warwick 0406 000 065.

Oct 19-22     6th Annual Waterhole Rocks Rock n Roll Campout Weekend, Nanango Showgrounds, hot rods, vintage caravans, vendors, camping, live music, bookings and info Sue 0474 266 215, car show Terry 0409 496 167, email waterholerocks@outlook.com.

Oct 22     Emerald Car Clubs 2nd Annual Swap Meet, Emerald Showgrounds, free entry, stalls $15, find them on facebook.

Oct 28     Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars, Willowbank Raceway, Ipswich. www.outlawnitrofunnycars.com.au.

Nov 12     The 17th Wheels of the Century Automotive Show, Redcliffe Showgrounds, 9am – 2pm, all vehicles welcome. Food and drinks on site.  Contact  Cheryl Linsdell  0427 313 458 or Brian Stow  0412 744 354.

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)

Sep 24-30     41st Valla Park Rod Run, hosted by the Drag-Ens HRC, entry forms released June 9 at www.drag-ens.com.

Sep 29-Oct 2     A Country Weekend Rod Run, Temora, info and entry forms online at www.regencyramblers.com.au or call Graham 0433 250 200 or Les 0417 296 865.

Oct 6-8     The Moonshine Rumble – Sanction No# S17/29, Outlaw Hot Rod Club inc, Manilla Showground, Craig Patterson 0407 743 417 or Steve Jones 0408 667 580.

Oct 13-15     18th Early Falcon Nationals, Narooma, main show and shine Sunday 15th, 9am till 3pm, all owners of XK, XL, XM, XP Ford Falcon, Futura, Fairmont and the American equivalent 1960 to 1966 invited. Entries, Accomm and Itinerary, email classicfalconownersnsw@gmail.com or visit facebook.com/classicfalconowners, contact 0459 207 387.

Oct 15     Camden Car Show, Camden Showground, 10 Cawdor St, Camden, open for all classics, street machines, hot rods, bikes and commercials, gates open at 8am, pre entry $15 or $20 on the day, download entry form at www.567chevclub.com.au or call 0418 238 919.

Oct 27-29     Calling all Hot rodders, Classic cars enthusiasts, stall owners “Are You Ready”  ChromeFest 2017 is on again  at The Entrance Central Coast, Car entries open 1st June head to www.chromefest.org.

Oct 29     Goulburn High Hot Rod Shakedown, open to all pre 80’s chrome bumper cars and bikes including air cooled VW classics, music, food, all proceeds to Goulburn High P&C, vehicles and bikes from 8.30am $10 per vehicle/bike. Public from 9.30am $5 p/p or $10 p/family, Alcohol free event, no pets, contact Renee 0409 211 808.

Nov 3-5 Eden Whale Festival Rod Run, Eden, hosted by Shoalhaven Street Rodders, Run in conjunction with Eden Whale Festival. Fri registration, meet & greet, finger food supplied. Sat, street parade, local cruise, fireworks, dance. Sun Show ‘n’ Shine, BBQ, trophy presentation, activities during the weekend include markets, live entertainment, food, kids carnival, whale watching cruises, visit Eden Killer Whale Museum & Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre. For entries and more information contact Garry Dews 0412 486 608. Sanction No. NSW S17/23.

Nov 5     24th anniversary Idle Wild Memorial Run, Horsley Park Reserve, Horsley Drive, 9am-2pm, hot rods, customs and street cars, live band, steak and sausage sandwiches, kids giveaways, jumping castle, trophies for Top 10 Cars and Top Bike, proudly supporting and donating to Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, entry $10 per car, public gold coin donation, ASRF S17/26, info Enzio 0412 186 327, Chris 0403 253 811.

Nov 5     Mopar Only Swap Meet, presented by The Regals Car Club, Sydney’s only Mopar-only swap meet, The Croation Club Braca Radic, 79 South Rd, Schofields, $10 entry fee for sellers, Gold coin donation entry fee for buyers, drinks, BBQ breakfast and lunch available, Regals Mopar Car Club vehicles on display. No non-Mopar merchandise and no general bric-a-brac

Nov 10-12     26th Yamba Rod Run by Borderline Street Rodders, sponsored by Oz Rods Hot Rods and Street Machines, includes day cruises, street show, cruising the park, trade stalls and selected meals, based at Blue Dolphin Holiday Park, accommodation available to entrants only, to be booked via Lew Falzon. Entry forms available in Cruzin Magazine #201 on sale June 22. Info Ph 02 6685 0107, falzonsofus@bigpond.com. www.facebook.com/Borderline-Street-Rodders

Nov 18     Old Time Street Rod Club Back To The Drive In, Blacktown Drive In, Cricketers Arms Rd, Blacktown, gates open at 5.30pm, normal drive in prices, movies TBA, trophies for Top Rod and American Classic, prize for the Best Pinup Girl, live band, Sanction S17/35, contact Mario 0412 088 824 or Darren 0415 308 039.

Nov 19     Ratpac Inc 1st Annual Car and Bike Rock and Roll Charity Show, Lily’s Restaurant, Bar and Function Centre, 5 Quinn Ave, Seven Hills, gates open 7am, all vehicles to be in by 10am, cars $20, bikes $10, general admission gold coin donation, 35 trophies on offer at 3pm presentation, great raffle prizes, live entertainment by The Flattrakkers and Nomad the Magician, entertainment and activities for the kids, proudly supporting Suicide Prevention Australia, info Frank 0408 572 711, Tom 0409 255 594, ratpac.inc@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/RatpacInc

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.

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.

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.

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

Mar 30 – Apr 2     Hot Rods at the Q, CANCELLED.

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

Oct 7     The 2nd Annual Show’n’Shine & Swap Meet conducted by the Chopped and Changed Custom Car Club Myrtleford and Myrtleford Rotary , Myrtleford Showgrounds. Gates open at 8.00am. Visit www.myrtleford-rotary-club.com for further details.

Oct 13-15     The 55-56-57 Chev Club of Victoria present the 12th Chev convention in Echuca, Friday night will be registration with free sausage sizzle, Saturday registration, poker run and lunch, dinner dance with live band at the Moama RSL, Sunday all makes and models show n shine at the Echuca Aquatic Reserve, goodies bags, T-shirt and a great weekend provided, contact Greg 0409 454 082 or Tony 0419 506 200 www.567chevclub.org.au.

Oct 15      Marsh Rodders Annual Swap Meet and Show & Shine, Station St, Bacchusmarsh, 7am, food, face painting, reptile display, music and plenty more, contact Darryl on 0418 390 311or email darryl1938@outlook.com.

Oct 27-29     Desert City Rodders present the annual Goanna Run in beautiful Mildura, car show, live music, and much, much more, entry forms and info at www.desertcityrodders.com or email desertcityrodders@hotmail.com.

Nov 4     Australian Hot Rodder Number 7 book launch, The Rubber Connection will host the launch of Australian Hot Rodder Number 7 from 10am to 2pm, a number of cars featured in AHR7 will be there and their owners and builders will be on hand to talk about their creations, the Bay Rodders will be having a BBQ.  The Rubber Connection, 6/355-365 Sth Gippsland Hwy, Dandenong, for more info phone The Rubber Connection on (03) 9799 1012 or AHR on 0409 705 062.

Nov 5     John’s Rod and Custom Picnic, 25th annual event, in loving memory of John and Tina Katsanis, 74 Beaumont Rd, Berwick, pre-1966 vehicles only, no public parking onsite. www.facebook.com/JohnsRodCustom/

Nov 10-12     Northern Suburbs Street Rods presents the 2017 Lake Mulwala Rod Run, Mulwala, Yarrawonga, Sat night cruising, nostalgia drags, poker run, kids entertainment, food and trade stalls, www.northernsuburbsstreetrods.com.au.

Nov 19     American Breed, The Manhattan, cnr Heatherdale and Canterbury Rds, gates open 8am for cars, 9am for public, $10 donation for display cars (includes all occupants, $5 donation public, kids U15 free, all American two door and four door and hot rods welcome, info Ian 0412 087 387, www.60samcc.com.

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.

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 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

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.

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

Oct 1     Palmer Hot Rod Street Party, Open pre ’76 hot rods, classics & kustoms, Palmer Main St & Oval, 10am – 4pm, free entry, contact Chop 0458 692 115 or Julie 0407 779 972.

Oct 15     Strathalbyn Swap Meet, Strathalbyn Harness Racing Club, Milne Rd, Strathalbyn, presented by the Historic Motor Vehicles Club, gates open 5:30am for sellers, 6:30am for buyers. Overnight camping available for Sellers $5 (gates open for camping Sat 14th 2pm to 9pm) Sellers site fee $15 standard size. $25 for Undercover sites (prepaid bookings, Dean 8552 1042) $5 Buyers entry (children free) Further inquiries Dean (08) 8552 1042, Mike 0417 814 300, Deidre 0422 078 127.

Oct 22     Road Rats Strathalbyn Show and Shine, venue change from Williamstown to Strathalbyn Football Club Oval, open to hot rods, customs and chrome bumper vehicles (no trade plates), gates open to entrants 9am, public from 9.30am, $2 per adult, kids free, trade stands and catering, music, wheelbarrow raffle and giveaways, activities for the kids, for further info call Daryle 0413 443 043 or email dodge_1929@hotmail.com.

Oct 27-29     Desert City Rodders present the annual Goanna Run in beautiful Mildura, car show, live music, and much, much more, entry forms and info at www.desertcityrodders.com or email desertcityrodders@hotmail.com.

Nov 10-11     Adelaide Hot Rod Show, Elite show cars, hot rods, Aussie muscle and classic car cruise, dyno comp, Adelaide Showgrounds, Fri 5pm-9pm, Sat 10am-9pm, tickets at the gate, dream car garage, new car motor show, dream car garage, swim wear comp and more. www.adelaideautoexpo.com.au.

Nov 19     Shannons Yankalilla Cruise, Yankalilla Memorial Oval, 10.30am at the oval, $15 per vehicle, $5 walk in, motorcycles $5 per person, under 14s free, www.yankalillacruise.com.

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

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

Oct 14-15     West Coast Lowdown, Perth Expo Centre, Mounts Bay Rd, Perth, hot rods, bikes, lowriders, vendors, tattoos, pinstripers, artists, bands, SK8 and more, www.westcoastlowdown.com.au.

Nov 5     X-Series Falcon Perth Cruise, open to all XK-XF Falcons, any version OK must be roadworthy and licenced, normal road rules apply, meet at Shannons Insurance near William St intersection, show and shine from 10.30am, cruise about 11.30am for approx 2 hrs, $15 entry towards BBQ, please confirm entry ASAP, info Kevin 0402 752 488, locoman3830@optusnet.com.au

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

 

TASMANIA

Oct 15    Veteran Car Club Aust Tasmania present the Northern Section Longford Swap Meet, Tasmanias largest and longest running Automotive Swap Meet is back at its new venue – Longford Village Green on Wellington St, clear out your garage, shed, workshop etc and bring along your unwanted veteran vintage classic or more modern car and motorcycle parts, accessories, books, manuals etc or just come along and browse. Starting 9am, sellers from 7am, call 0411 404 560.

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

Oct 31-Nov 3     SEMA Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, www.semashow.com.

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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