1. Products of Society Present Haywire
May 12 – Hilmar, CA
Back again is Products of Society’s own brand of car and truck show, taking place in Central California. Activities will be happening all day to keep the kiddies busy, and 15 people’s choice awards will be handed out. Go out and have a good time, but remember: Bring your ride, not your attitude. For more information, call Justin at (209) 207-8656.
May 18-20 – Tunica, MS
There’s no stopping the return of Showfest. This year, it’s back to Sam’s Hotel and Casino for the fun and festivities. Voted MT’s Show of the Year last year, Showfest will be gunning for the number one spot once again. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Mississippi Firefighter’s Burn Center. Visit www.showfest.com for the details.
3. S.O.L. 6
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 facebook.com/soltruckshow for more info.
4. Texas Showdown
June 2-3 – Houston, TX
Ten years long, ten years strong—Showdown will officially hit the decade mark in 2012. Held again at the Sam Houston Race Park, Showdown is sure to reach maximum capacity. Preregistration ends May 17, so plan your trip now. Visit www.heatwaveshow.com for more info.
5. Kickin’ It Old School
June 9 – Boring, OR
Well, the town it’s held in may be Boring, but the show certainly won’t be! Top 25 awards, food, raffles, games, and on-site camping is available. To check out photos from the last two events and more info on this year’s show, go to http://www.facebook.com/classactcarclub.
6. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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—can’t complain about that! Check out all the customs Oregon and the surrounding states have to offer. For more info, visit www.facebook.com/relaxinattherock.