Camp N Drag
July 19-21—Lake Waveland, IN
One of the most popular shows in the Midwest will continue to win the hearts of minitruckers looking to spend a weekend secluded from the outside world. Get ready to camp, take in the great outdoors, and enter the downhill soapbox derby if you're up to building something other than your truck. Oh, and don't forget to bring your party pants! More information is available at campndrag.com.
July 19-21—Bakersfield, CA
Central California's long-running three-day truck run is upon us once again. Come out and spend the weekend at one of the hottest events the west coast has to offer. For registration and spectator information, visit Summer Madness online at facebook.com/summermadness.
New Orleans Pandemonium
July 20-21—New Orleans, LA
The city of Mardi Gras will be hosting Pandemonium, with a full blown after party on Bourbon Street! With casinos, the French Quarter, and authentic Cajun and Creole food at every corner, this show is definitely an experience in itself. Do it big, and do it right in NOLA! More information is available at facebook.com/pandemoniumshow.
July 25-28—Chehalis, WA
Underground Kustomz presents the 8th annual LowDown event that is being extended to four days this year with early roll in available July 25th. Traditional classes will be awarded as well as Top 50 trophies and special interest categories, so whatever you're building, bring it out and show it off. Need more info? Drop an email to email@example.com for details.
July 26-28, 2013—Williamston, SC
The Southeast is a hotbed for minitruck action, and this show is at the center of it all. Held at the Anderson Motor Speedway, SESD boasts a great annual turnout of fresh and classic trucks from around the region. Check out southeastshowdown.com for more information.
Show Off Showdown
August 2-4—Shakopee, MN
The 3rd installment is set to be the best yet. Come out for 1-off trophies, the annual minitrucker kickball tournament, live DJ all weekend, and bikini contest. On-site camping is available! The Twisted Koncepts crew knows how to throw a great event—you won't be disappointed. For additional show information, visit twistedkoncepts.com.
Scrapin' The Rockies
August 10—Denver, CO
Hosted by Cash Daddy Customs, STR will be going down in a new location in beautiful downtown Denver. If you live in this region, be sure to come out to support your local minitruck scene. For more info on 2013's event, and for galleries of pervious shows, visit strshow.com.
August 16-18—Fort Smith, AR
The largest car and truck show in Arkansas is here once again. Roll in Friday for early registration and check out the 7,000-sq ft. tattoo expo, live bands, live DJ, and the tons of cool stuff to keep the kiddos busy all weekend. You don't want to miss this show! Additional information is available at slamilyreunion.com.
Sittin Pretti's Summer Slam
August 17—Arlington, WA
This one-day show in the Northwest is celebrating their 20th edition this year. Gates open at 7AM, and will be awarding the top 75 rides in attendance. Come for the automotive eye candy and get in on what has become one of the best raffles around with multiple sets of wheels, stereo equipment, air ride parts, and tons of other cool stuff. The Arlington Municipal Airport will be the location once again. Visit sittinpretti.com for all the details.
August 24-25 — Gonzales/Baton Rouge, LA
The 7th annual Siknic is open to all motor/autosports—if it has an engine, come show it off. There will be a "Crank It Up" contest for all the audio junkies in the house, and lots of awesome trophies to compete for. Being one of the most happening shows in the South, expect a killer time from start to finish. Need more info? Visit their official Facebook page or contact BJ at (504) 339-6096.