Scrapin' The Rockies
August 11-12—Firestone, CO
"The Sequal" to last year's STR show is promising to be better than its first installment. This family-friendly event is hosting everything from paintball, to go-karting, to the usual excitement a minitruck show has to offer. Proceeds from the event will be donated to charity to help those diagnosed with RSD/CRPS. For more info, visit www.strshow.com.
August 17-19—Fort Smith, AR
Arkansas' largest custom car and truck show is back for the 4th year, at a brand new location—Kay Rogers Park. $1,000 cash will be handed over to best of show, and custom specialty awards from some of the hottest fabricators will be up for grabs. Come out and see for yourself what has made this event one of the hottest of the show season. More is information available by emailing info@KEG-Media.com.
Sittin' Pretti Summer Slam
August 18—Arlington, WA
Toyo Tires presents Summer Slam 19 held at the Arlington Airport. Gates will open at 7 a.m., spectators welcome at 10. The Northwest knows how to party, come out and see for yourself. More information can be found at www.sittinpretti.com.
End Of Summer Bash
August 18-19—Pilesgrove, NJ
Low Rollers present their special brand of minitruck show for the 16th year! Held at the Salem County Fairgrounds, this is the perfect family and minitrucker friendly event, ever. For more info, visit the Low Rollers official website at www.lowrollers.com.
Showdown @ Sundown
August 25—San Diego, CA
The Sunset crew is hosting their 3rd annual nighttime extravaganza. Roll in is noon-3 p.m., only $10 to show, and there will be top 10 and best of trophies to compete for. The event will be taking place at Hooters, so come hungry and thirsty! For more information, contact William at email@example.com.
September 7-6—Whitesburg, KY
Considered one of the best shows around, Heritage is back with tons of giveaways to spoil the crowd with. You don't need much money to have a blast—camping is free, entry fee is only $20, and spectator admission is on the house. More info is available at www.heritageshow.net.
Severed In SoCal
September 22—Ontario, CA
Once again, Severed Ties is delivering a kickass show to the Southern California masses. Held at the Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park, this one-day event is all about kicking back and checking out the scenery that rolls in. For more info, visit www.facebook.com/stsocalshow.
September 28-30—Concord, NC
2012 marks 15 years strong for this show hosted by the good folks in Pebble Pushers. This non-profit event benefits St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, and relies heavily on attendance to make a positive difference. Come out and show your support, and have a great time in the process! More info at www.pebblepushers.com.
September 29-30—Gainesville, FL
The 21st annual party is going down a little earlier this year, but it will rage just as hard as it always has in the fall. This year, mobile audiophiles will let the bass kick at the dB drag racing event, and the amount of trophies and cash awards is going to make the competition as fierce as ever. Need more info? Go to wwwminimadness.com.
September 29-30—Alexandria, LA
Another great show for an even greater cause! Cajun Nationals aims to raise as many donations as they can for the Central Louisiana Food Bank. This 3rd annual event features everything you'd expect from a full-blown custom show along with an opportunity to make a difference to those in need. Contact Dave at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.