Roanoke Valley, Virginia
The Spring Showdown ' 06/Breast Cancer Awareness Benefit offers more than 60 classes and 140 trophies, plus a burnout contest, ensuring that this will be one of Southwest Virginia' s biggest shows of the year.For more information, contact: (540) 871-6825,firstname.lastname@example.org, www.tunedaddictions.net/springshow06.html.
Spring Bash will be held at Great Plains Expo Building & Coliseum, at 920 S. Sheridan Rd., Lawton, OK 73505. The event will offer 250 classes, 28 special trophies, two billet trophies by Billet Accessories Direct (BAD), mud wrestling, competitions such as drop-' n' -drag, beer-chugging, bikini, hardbody, car bashing, trike drags, and USACI sound-off, vendors, party at the Dragon, cruise, two days of burn-out competitions, as well as the largest car and truck show in Oklahoma-not to mention lots of fun. You can pre-register for $25 by March 27 or $30 the day of show. General admission is $10.For more information, contact: (580) 704-4069, www.sweettemptationz.com.
Lay' d Out at the Park will offer 55 classes, 180 awards, and street-legal truck-dragging on Saturday night.For more information, contact: (865) 898-4866,www.laydoutatthepark.com.
Gatordrag is blowin' up because it' s nothin' but fun. When you check out the website, you' ll notice that it bills this show as "the best thing to happen to Louisiana since Tabasco." That ain' t no lie.For more information, check out: www.gatordrag.com.
Greensboro, North Carolina
Slam Sessions Super Show is presented by Animated Attractions, East Coast' s Largest Club Run Show. The show will be held at the Pitt County Fairgrounds in Greenville, North Carolina. Prizes include eightspecialty awards ($100 per category), Best Car ($500), Best Truck ($500), and Best of Show ($1,000).For more information, contact: (252) 885-6188, email@example.com, www.animatedattractionscc.com.
New Braunfels, Texas
Meltdown 2006 will be held at the Texas Ski Ranch and will include live music, a wakeboarding competition, a bikini contest, and 33 classes of show-' n' -shine competition. For more information, check out: www.killershow.com.
The California Truck Jamboree will be held at Hidden Valley Park (Verizon Amphitheater), 8800 Irvine Center Dr., Irvine, CA 92618. The show will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and it will include a test drive and off-road course, an extreme air-hop contest, a burn-out contest, a dyno challenge, a DHRA-sanctioned truck sled pull, a monster truck crush, truck jam girls, and much more.For more information, contact: (310) 326-4526, www.truckjam.com.
Showfest will take place at Washington County Convention Center, 1040 S. Raceway Rd., Greenville, MS 38701For more information, check out: www.showfest.com.
Slammin' and Jammin' will be held at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center. Last year' s event boasted 1,600 registered show participants and more than 19,000 spectators, so this installment should be just as good.For more information, check out: www.autoshows.cc.
St. Louis, Missouri
S-Series Nationals is held at Pin Oak Creek RV ark, 1302 Highway AT, Villa Ridge, MO 63089. This event is open to all Chevy S-10s, Blazers, Xtremes, Syclones, Typhoons, Sonomas, Jimmys, Bravadas, Envoys, Isuzu Hombres and Canyons, Colorados, TrailBlazers, and Isuzu Ascenders. Enjoy a full weekend of events, camping, food all weekend, beverages, snacks, trophies for different classes, a raffle for sponsor-donated prizes, as well as a pay raffle for higher end items that will be on hand.For more information, check out: www.s-seriesnationals.com
The Havoc 2006 show is back, and the anticipation is growing. With a street-legal dragging contest right in downtown, next to the bars and convention center, the show and the nightlife will be amazing.For more information, check future issues of Sport Truck.
Hurricane Katrina couldn' t keep Scrapin' the Coast down for long. It' s back and ready for action in 2006.For more information, check out: www.scrapinthecoast.com.