June 1-3—Joplin, MO
This year’s show will be taking place at a new venue—the Joplin Athletic Sports Complex. The guys and gals behind the show have some tricks up their sleeves this year, so stay tuned… better yet, go to the show and see for yourself. This one is always a good time. Visit www.facebook.com/soltruckshow for more info.
Friends In Low Places
June 9-10—Winston-Salem, NC
This first-year event is a family event. No booze, no burnouts. Tons of vendors will be out for the show including limited edition show shirts by KIK. Come out, bring the rugrats, and have a blast! For more info, search for the show on Facebook!
Last Call 3
June 16—Las Vegas, NV
Taking place at the Stratosphere Hotel and Casino in Sin City, Last Call hosted by Severed Ties will be back again in 2012. The bright lights, cheap drinks, and shiny wheels and paint should be all it takes to lure you out to this event. For more info, take a peek at www.facebook.com/lastcallshow.
June 16-17—Indianapolis, IN
Break out your textbooks and get ready to dive back into the science of slammin’. This year, the show will be held at the Lucas Oil Raceway—the former site of the legendary ITB event. Fused with live music and a healthy turnout, Slamology 2012 might be the best yet. For more info, visit www.slamology.com
Scrapin' the Coast
June 22-24—Biloxi, MS
2012 marks STC’s 10th anniversary, which is a huge reason to celebrate. Billed as "the wildest show on the coast," this one is going to be huge, and to prove it, 2 Live Crew is set to perform live! It’s going be one hell of a party, don’t miss it! More info is at www.scrapinthecoast.com
Relaxin' At The Rock
June 23—Corbett, OR
Presented by Kustom Collision and Rods, and hosted by Relaxed Atmosphere comes another edition of this Northwest show. The $25 price of admission covers park admission as well as a free meal. Check out all the customs Oregon and the surround states have to offer. For more info, visit www.facebook.com/relaxinattherock
June 30-July 1—Lexington, KY
Brought to you by Lucky’s Autosports, is Midwest Mayhem—the largest outdoor show in central Kentucky. Get ready for an entire weekend of craziness, and new this year is on-site camping! For more information, go to www.mwmcarshow.com.
Border Town Showdown
July 14th—Bristol, VA
This first timer show is open to all makes and models, and all proceeds will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House charity. Top 25 awards and best of awards to be given out. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 20-22—Bakersfield, CA
The Central Cal show is back and is promising to be better than ever. Held at the Kern County Fairgrounds, Summer Madness is going on its 26th edition, so come out and show some love. On-site camping, live DJ, full show and shine Saturday, awards and raffles on Sunday. For more info, visit www.facebook.com/summermadness.
July 20-22—Waveland, IN
This is Camp-N-Drag's 5th year, and it just keeps getting bigger and crazier! Camping, cruising, legal dragging, and to change things up, soap box racing will be held on Saturday. Got questions? Get answers by emailing Bill Baltikas at email@example.com.