COMING EVENTS

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

NATIONAL EVENTS

Mar 4-8     DLRA Speedweek, Lake Gairdner, SA, www.dlra.org.au.

Apr 19-22     24th Australian Street Rod Federation Street Rod Nationals, Maryborough Showgrounds, Maryborough, info and entry at 2019asrfnationals.com.

Nov 8-11 (2019)     43rd National Chevrolet Festival, Renmark SA, check the National Chevrolet Festival Facebook page, info Paul 0411 676 884 evenings.

QUEENSLAND

Feb 22-24    Old School Carralbyn, Kooralbyn Airstrip, Kooralbyn, weekend run includes meet and greet Friday, Saturday day cruise, test and tune, Sunday 1/8 mile nostalgia drags (pre-68) and show and shine (pre-75), race entries close Jan 27, Ramada Resort at Kooralbyn Valley (07 5544 6688), quote drags when booking for special pricing, camping, race and general info Rod 0418 762 576, carralbyn@mail.com.

Mar 16     Classic Not Plastic Car Show, Redcliffe Showgrounds, pre ’86 cars welcome, entry off Scarborough Rd, car entry $5, waterfront cruise leaves after lucky door prize draw, ASRF Sanction 120-03-2019, contact Rob 0404 895 299 or Don 0488 916 428.

Mar 31     Power Up Show, Shine and Swap Meet, Cnr Burnett  South Streets Nanango, open to classic cars and utes, gates open to entrants 6am, public 9.30am, contact Lola 0408 774 629 or Val 0427 260 853.

Apr 19-22     24th Australian Street Rod Federation Street Rod Nationals, Maryborough Showgrounds, Maryborough, info and entry at 2019asrfnationals.com.

May 5     Lockyer Valley Swap Meet, Laidley Showgrounds, gates open for swappers Sat arvo and 5.30am Sunday, for public 6.30am Sunday, anything car, truck, tractor engine, contact Gordon 0427 004 249 or David 0417 616 041 or visit www.lama.org.

May 5     Northern District Rod & Custom 2019 Car Show and Swap Meet, Redcliffe Showgrounds, entry off Scarborough Rd, no bric a brac, alcohol or pets, swappers in by 5am $10, show and shine $10 per car, lokkers from 6am $5, contact Rob 0404 895 299 or Don 0488 916 428. ASRF Sanction 120-04-2019

May 18     Classic Not Plastic Car Show, Redcliffe Showgrounds, pre ’86 cars welcome, entry off Scarborough Rd, car entry $5, waterfront cruise leaves after lucky door prize draw, ASRF Sanction 120-03-2019, contact Rob 0404 895 299 or Don 0488 916 428.

May 26     Classic Speedway Ass Car Show and Swap Meet, Rocklea Showgrounds, open to all types of vintage, classic, rods, customs and motor sports, food and drinks on site, gates open at 6am for swap meet, contact Tony 0407 125 986 or visit www.classicspeedway.com. 

May 31 – Jun 3     Wintersun 2.0 at Murwillumbah Showgrounds, see NSW section for full listing.

Jul 14 37th All Ford Day, Willowbank Raceway, swap meet, drag racing, show and shine, trade stands, dyno and more, open to the public from 8am, entrants and swap meet set up from 6am, car entry and driver $15, passengers $5, drag strip multiple runs $30, swap site (inc driver), $20. public only $5, kids under 12 free, no pets, trade stands 0417 008 663, jobob56@optusnet.com.au, info 0422 259 641.

Jun 15 The Caboolture Regional Car Clubs Swap Meet and Show, Caboolture Showgrounds, sites from $10, camping available, show and shine $10 per driver and vehicle, public entry $10. For Swap Meet contact 0419 331 213, for show n shine contact 0431 577 344 or visit www.crcc.com.au.

Jun 15     Classic Not Plastic Car Show, Redcliffe Showgrounds, pre ’86 cars welcome, entry off Scarborough Rd, car entry $5, waterfront cruise leaves after lucky door prize draw, ASRF Sanction 120-03-2019, contact Rob 0404 895 299 or Don 0488 916 428.

Jun 29-30     Queensland Hot Rod & Street Machine Spectacular, RNA Brisbane Showgrounds, entry via O’Connell Terrace, entertainment indoor and outdoor for the whole family, provision for reserved parking for those that want to cruise in with their rods or customs. Details at www.qldhotrodshow.org.

Jul 20     Classic Not Plastic Car Show, Redcliffe Showgrounds, pre ’86 cars welcome, entry off Scarborough Rd, car entry $5, waterfront cruise leaves after lucky door prize draw, ASRF Sanction 120-03-2019, contact Rob 0404 895 299 or Don 0488 916 428.

Aug 11   The Original Chev Club Rocklea Swap Meet and Collector Car Display, Rocklea Showgrounds, gates open 5.30am, $5 per person, sites free (entry fee only), dedicated display area for collector vehicles, hot food and coffee, free parking within showground, enter via Goburra Street, no dogs allowed, Sat set up avail, info www.vvcaaqldinc.org.au, Wal 0419 784 688, Kevin 0412 183 804.

Aug 17     Classic Not Plastic Car Show, Redcliffe Showgrounds, pre ’86 cars welcome, entry off Scarborough Rd, car entry $5, waterfront cruise leaves after lucky door prize draw, ASRF Sanction 120-03-2019, contact Rob 0404 895 299 or Don 0488 916 428.

Sep 21     Classic Not Plastic Car Show, Redcliffe Showgrounds, pre ’86 cars welcome, entry off Scarborough Rd, car entry $5, waterfront cruise leaves after lucky door prize draw, ASRF Sanction 120-03-2019, contact Rob 0404 895 299 or Don 0488 916 428.

Oct 19     Classic Not Plastic Car Show, Redcliffe Showgrounds, pre ’86 cars welcome, entry off Scarborough Rd, car entry $5, waterfront cruise leaves after lucky door prize draw, ASRF Sanction 120-03-2019, contact Rob 0404 895 299 or Don 0488 916 428.

Nov 16     Classic Not Plastic Car Show, Redcliffe Showgrounds, pre ’86 cars welcome, entry off Scarborough Rd, car entry $5, waterfront cruise leaves after lucky door prize draw, ASRF Sanction 120-03-2019, contact Rob 0404 895 299 or Don 0488 916 428.

Dec 21     Classic Not Plastic Car Show, Redcliffe Showgrounds, pre ’86 cars welcome, entry off Scarborough Rd, car entry $5, waterfront cruise leaves after lucky door prize draw, ASRF Sanction 120-03-2019, contact Rob 0404 895 299 or Don 0488 916 428.

NEW SOUTH WALES (INC ACT)

Mar 1-3     Easy Street Rod And Customs 37th Annual Canton Beach Run, three day run which includes camping, cruising, live bands, at Canton Beach Tourist Park. Run entry enquiries, please call Noel 0422 187 111 or visit www.easystreetrodandcustomclub.weebly.com.

March     8-10 The 10th Annual Sapphire Coast Rock ’n’ Rodder’s 50’s & 60’s Dance Festival and Rod Run, hosted by Sapphire Coast Rock ’n’ Roll and the Merimbula Rock ’n’ Rodders Club. Casual weekend open to Pre 49 hot rods and pre 69 customs, and classics. A fun weekend of 50’s nostalgia with Rock ’n’ Roll Bands and dancing. For more information phone Lyndon on (02) 6495 2517, or visit us at www.facebook.com/Sapphire-Coast-Rock-n-Rodders-Festival to download the poster and registration form. Heaps of accommodation and pristine weather in our region, typically ensures a great weekend of rodding. The weekend is informal so just come along in your rods and enjoy the 50’s dance festival, the Merimbula Food Fest, lunch cruise and a show & shine. Pre order polo shirts using the registration form available on the facebook site, or by emailing Lyndon at merimbularr@gmail.com.

Mar 8-10     Murray River Rod Run, Tocumwal, presented by Mild 2 Wild Road & Custom Club, show n shine, live music, mystery tour, vendors, pin up comp, contact 0418 455 995 or visit www.facebook.com/mild2wildrodandcustom/

Mar 8-10     The 10th Annual Rods On The Peel, presented by the Outlaw Hot Rod Club inc, fancy dress party, live band, poker run, movie night, bingo, tappet cover racing, closed event, entrants must register, contact Peter 0448 190 727.

Mar 10 Macleay Auto Spectacular Charity Show & Shine, presented by Four Aces RCC, Kempsey Golf Course, gates open at 9am, show, food, live music, kids rides, traders, BBQ, $10 per car, gold coin for public, contact Kevin (02) 6567 1278, Peter 0434 357 949.

Mar 17     The 55, 55, 57 Chevrolet Club presents the Camden Car Show, open to all makes of classics, customs, rods, bikes and street machines, live music, food and stalls, enquires John Fenato 0418 238 919 www.567chevclub.com.au. 

Apr 7     The Goulburn Swap Meet, Goulburn Recreation Area, one of Australia’s largest Swap Meets. The Goulburn Swap Meet is conducted by the Goulburn Mulwaree Rotary Club and 2019 will see us operating for 31 years! There will be far too many items to list but if it is transportable & legal, it will most likely be traded! Primarily a market sale of used motor vehicle parts (some stalls for tools & bric-a-brac). Hot food available 5.30pm – 8pm Saturday for stallholders, and all day Sunday. Free off-street parking available. Sites from $25. To pre-book your indoor and undercover site/s, please request a site registration form by emailing the Goulburn Visitor information centre at: info@goulburnaustralia.com.au Admission: $5, U14 free. Call Jacki on (02) 4823 4492 or visit www.goulburnaustralia.com.au. 

Apr 25 The Early Ford Street Rod Club annual ANZAC Day Hot Rod Show, The Colonial Hotel, 156 Victoria Street, Werrington. The Colonial Hotel is a modern suburban Hotel with fantastic facilities. Bistro, sports bar, lounges and under covered beer garden. Bring your rods and custom classic cars and enjoy a family day including BBQ, band, jumping castle, petting zoo and trophies. BBQ Breakfast from 8am. Entrants Cars $10. General public gold coin. ASRF Sanction S19/18. John Athans 0417 248 504, Michael Ferrara 0416 139 742 or the venue www.ColonialHotel.com.au (02) 9623 1384.

May 10-12     The 2019 Lazy WinteRun, presented by the Mid North Coast Hot Rod Club, Park Beach Holiday Park, Coffs Harbour. Featuring a great venue with a laid back lazy vibe, the Lazy WinteRun starts with a meet and greet, observation run through the Coffs hinterland to a great venue to display entrants vehicles and a chance to relax and enjoy each others company. Afternoon, fully catered evening meal and Sunday Breakfast.Contact Mike on 0418 240 943 or Andy on 0266 425 963. Accomodation bookings direct to park on 02 6648 4888, download entry form here.

May 25-26     Hot Rod and Custom Auto Expo Sydney, Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, two day indoor/outdoor show featuring hot rods, customs, classics and street machines, as well as lowrider bikes and cars, Australian Pinstripe Masters competition, tech demos, special guests and more. Special features include Nostalgia Lane and Ink & Iron Tattoo Expo. Sat 9am-9pm, Sun 9am-5pm. www.hotrodandcustom.com.au.

May 31- June 3     Wintersun 2.0, Murwillumbah Showgrounds, bands, car show, traders, vintage caravans, camping and cruising, visit www.wintersun2.com.au.

Sep 8     Meteors Hot Rod Assc present their Fathers Day Car Show, The Abbey, Gold Creek, Nicholls, 9am – 3pm, open to all hot rods, classics and chrome bumper cars, all proceeds to Cystic Fibrosis ACT. All enquiries to meteorshra@outlook.

VICTORIA

Mar 10 Chryslers by the Bay Show ‘n’ Shine, Geelong Grammar School, Foreshore Rd, Corio, Chrysler car show and swap meet, all proceeds from the day are donated to Cottage by the Sea. Contact Terry 03 5250 3132 or Paul 0417 315 352.

Mar 16     Australian Hot Rodder in partnership with The Rubber Connection invites all hot rodders, custom car guys, and old car nuts to the official launch of Australian Hot Rodder Issue #8. The event kicks off at 9.30 am at The Rubber Connection, Factory 6, 355-365 South Gippsland Hwy, Dandenong South, Vic, 3172. The Bay Rodders are putting on a barbecue, and coffee, tea and soft drinks will be available. For info phone 0409 705 062 or 03 9799 1012.

Mar 23-24     Rosebud Rock n Rods Festival. Eastbourne Primary School, Allambi Ave, Capel Sound. Sat night 7.30pm $20 Rock n Roll Dance with DJ Jeff, The Cadillac Drifters & Rockin Daddies. Sun 10am – 4.30pm hot rod / classic car display, trade stalls, food vans, plus rock n roll in stadium with Shane Magro Combo / Jump Devils, DJ Jeff and Pin Up Comp. $10 entry Display Car Drivers, Free U12 Free Profit to Rosebud Hospital, contact 0408 583 727.

Mar 24 Hot Rod Rumble, Ravenswood Hotel, Ravenswood, 10am-4pm, hot rod show, live music by Rusty Pinto, Retroville market, special hot rod menu, open to hot rods and pre 60’s, no pre-registration required, stall information info@razorblademusic.com.

Mar 31 Detroit Chassis / Deuce Customs Open Day, 4 Ramage Street, Bayswater, from 10am. Ample parking available, info 0418 172 215.

Apr 7     Sandford Swap Meet and Market, 9am to 1pm, Sandford Football Reserve, Sandford. All things that go vroom vroom and a little something for the ladies, camping available, sellers $10, free entry for the public, contact Kerrie on (03) 5582 0191 or tallengower2@gmail.com.

Apr 12-15     Castlemaine Rod Run, meat and great, cruise, show n shine, breakfast, for accommodation in Castlemaine 1800 171 888, for run info Geoff 0408 507 621 or Neil 0403 053 295. Vic ASRF Sanction 20180.21.

Apr 25-28     Macarthur Campout, Macarthur Recreation Reserve, hot rods, vintage caravans, chrome bumper and motorbikes camping weekend, meals, camping, bench session, live music, pinup contest, movie night, cost to entry and camp is only $15 per adult per night. Contact Sammy 0437 356 507 email sammys41@hotmail.com.

Apr 28     Maffra Motor Museums Swap Meet, 1a Sale Rd, Maffra, gates open 7am, camping available, full onsite catering, $10 sites, $5 buyers, info and bookings 0402 084 302, visit www.gippslandvehiclecollection.org.au 

Apr 28 Pakenham Motor Sport and Car Show, Toomuc Valley Reserve. Gates open 6.30am public entry 8am show & shine on the oval with separate displays of all things motor sport from go carts, race cars to tractor pull. Find us on facebook or call Tony 0433 304 501 or Grant 0419 881 199.

Jun 9     The 6th Qu Bee Swap Meet, Maldon Racecourse Reserve, gates open 7am, sites $20, contact mark or Bonnie on 0414 244 842 or visit www.maldonevents.com.

Sep 20-22 The Jamieson High Country Rod Muster, for further information, please contact Craig 0484 637 605.

Nov 9     The Maldon Swap Meet, Maldon Racecourse Reserve, gates open 7am, sites $20, contact mark or Bonnie on 0414 244 842 or visit www.maldonevents.com.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Mar 4-8     DLRA Speedweek, Lake Gairdner, SA, www.dlra.org.au.

Mar 10   SA Rod and Custom Club 42nd annual Auto Parts Swap Meet ( Formerly Campbelltown Swap Meet) Kilburn Oval, Lionel Ave, Kilburn, sellers from 6am $20, buyers from 7am $5, info Scott 0412 555 723.

Nov 8-11 (2019)     43rd National Chevrolet Festival, Renmark SA, check the National Chevrolet Festival Facebook page, info Paul 0411 676 884 evenings.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Jun 15-16 WA Hot Rod Show and Street Machine Spectacular, Clermont Showgrounds, details at www.wahotrodshow.com.au

TASMANIA

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INTERNATIONAL

Aug 1-4 NSRA 50th Street Rod Nationals, Louiseville Kentucky. www.nsra-usa.com.

Dec 1 Yokohama Hot Rod & Custom Show, Pacifico Yokohama (Kanagawa), Japan. yokohamahotrodcustomshow.com

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