April 28-30
Greensboro, North Carolina
Slam Sessions Super Show is presented by Animated Attractions, the East Coast's largest club-run show. The show will be held at the Pitt County Fairgrounds in Greenville, North Carolina. Prizes will include eight specialty awards ($100 per category), Best Car ($500), Best Truck ($500), and Best of Show ($1,000). For more information, contact: (252) 885-6188, tuknrail@yahoo.com, www.animatedattractionscc.com.

May 6-7
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.

May 7
Irvine, California
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.

May 20-21
Greenville, Mississippi
Showfest will take place at Washington County Convention Center, and as usual, this will be one of the shows to get to this year. Showfest is a full show during the day and a city-wide cruise at night, with dragging and burnouts galore. For more information, check out: www.showfest.com.

May 26-28
Lebanon, Tennessee
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.com.

June 16-18
St. Louis, Missouri
S-Series Nationals is held at Pin Oak Creek RV Park, 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, beverages, snacks, trophies for different classes, a raffle for sponsor-donated prizes, as well as a pay raffle for high-end items that will be on hand. For more information, check out: www.s-seriesnationals.com.

June 24
Anaheim, California
Blue Oval Truck Parts Presents the 24th Annual Western Nationals All Ford Truck Show, held at Featherly Regional Park, 24001 Santa Ana Canyon Rd., Anaheim, CA 92808. The response from bringing the show to Southern California was tremendous. They are anticipating more than 150 trucks ranging in years from 1948 to 2000. Many awards will be handed out for specific categories. Come for a fun-filled weekend and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the '56 Ford Truck. For those of you coming from out of town, their will be a Friday night cruise to the Blue Oval Truck Parts facility with a BBQ and slide show of last year's festivities. For more information, contact: (714) 701-3621.

June 24-25
Biloxi, Mississippi
Now that Katrina is over, the Scrapin' the Coast show must go on. Bring out your ride and enter one of the many contests, like the hydro contest, stereo contest, or the burnout competition. After the smoke clears, pull up a spot and watch the bikini contest and hang out at the afterparty with live music. For more information, check out: www.scrapinthecoast.com.

July 1-2
Canby, Oregon
The West Coast Truck Nationals is held at Clackamas Fairgrounds, 694 N.E. 4th Ave., Canby, OR 97013. The truck show will feature a bikini contest, rockcrawlers, monster trucks, a concert, extreme Moto-X, new product vendors, a swapmeet, and more.For more information, check out:www.showtymeproductions.com.

July 8-9
Plainfield, Connecticut
First annual Backwoods Bash will be held at the Plainfield Greyhound Park. There will be more than 5 acres of paved parking for your custom. Registration will start on Friday night at Altered Image Customs from 7-10 p.m., and each day of the show at 9 a.m. The registration fee is $35 for both days, and $25 pre-registration is available. For more information, check out: www.alteredimagecustom.com

July 16
Bristol, Pennsylvania
Grounded 4 Life Car and Truck Show will be held at the Bristol Twp Municipal Complex and features 25 car and truck classes, with 14 specialty awards. Pre-registration is $10, with day-of-show registration for $15. For more information, check out: www.grounded4life.org.

July 21-23
Austin, Texas
The monster is still running-Texas Heat Wave is open to all types of cars, trucks, bikes, and more. There is plenty of stuff to keep you occupied, like the USACi car competitions, hydraulics contest, bikini contest, and more. Just remember to bring your SPF 45. For more information, check out: www.texasheatwaveshow.com.

Listings are subject to change. Please contact the organizers before making plans. Sport Truck welcomes announcements of all truck-related events. We need at least four months' notice. Send the date, location, contact telephone number, and e-mail address to: mike.finnegan@sourceinterlink.com