THE 411

SHOW NAME:
4th Annual Texas Showdown Truck & Car Show

DATES:
June 3-4, 2006

VENUE (CITY/STATE):
Sam Houston Race Park, in Houston, Texas

SPECTATOR ATTENDANCE:
Around 10,000 Texans

TOTAL VEHICLE ENTRANTS:
More than 500

SPECIAL AWARDS GIVEN:
First, Second, and Third Place trophies given out to 40 different classes.All First Place winners received $100 cash.Best of Show Truck and Car winners received $1,000.Best of Show trophy description: powdercoated, pinstriped, waterjet-cut 1/4-inch steel plate trophy with spinning stainless steel Texas cut-out in center.

FAST FACTS:
Showdown is an outdoor event held in the parking lot of the Sam Houston horseracing park.It's a local show to everyone in Houston, but since there are a lot of nice rides in Texas, this show is huge.The show attracts lots of people and is very hot, considering the time of the year it's held. Bringing lots of cold refreshments is a good idea.

SPECIAL EVENTS:
The bikini contest had girls who showed some major skin for those who crowded around to see the spectacle.Live DJs, BMX expos, a hot-dog-eating contest, a beer-chugging contest, and a USACi car audio sound-off.The burn-out contest had several vehicles laying smoke for days.

SPONSORS:
Z's Auto, Cartronix, Ron Carter Scion, and Quality Tire Service

CONTACT FOR FUTURE EVENTS:
www.texasshowdown.com

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