14th Southwest Nationals Rumbles into Westworld in Scottsdale This Weekend!

The penultimate event of the 2011 season comes to Westworld in Scottsdale this weekend as the 14th Southwest Nationals takes center stage! The popular event features close to 3,000 1972 & earlier rods, customs & classics, indoor and outdoor vendor exhibits, a great swap meet and cars for sale corral, model car show, special exhibits, kick off parties and everything else the hot rod lover could want!

The “Champions Arena” presented by Street Rod Headquarters will feature all “Terrific 12” award winners from this season highlighting a fantastic year of the country’s top rods, customs, muscle cars and trucks. DO NOT miss the chance to see America’s finest automobiles up close and their custom Snap-on toolboxes too!

The weekend activities get started early beginning with Thursday’s Hot Rod Cruise. Hosted by the Over the Hill Gang, the Hot Rod Cruise visits several rod shops and collections around the Phoenix area then its on to Drew’s Garage in Tempe for the Thursday evening kick-off party! Hot Rods by Dean and founder Dean Livermore will then host the 5th annual Goodguys Southwest Nationals TGIF party on Friday the 18th starting at 5pm.

Project CleanAir ’55 will be given away Sunday, November 20th at the 14th SW Nationals! Make sure and deposit your Sunday Lucky ticket for one last chance to win!

The weekend festivities really accelerate Saturday and Sunday as the event gets into full swing on the grass at Westworld. Please come early as traffic tends to be on the heavy side with thousands of revelers coming to see the show! Plus don’t forget Sunday’s Grand Prize Giveaway ceremony featuring the “CleanAir ’55!” Make sure and deposit your Sunday Lucky ticket for one last chance to win! The Southwestern climate is PERFECT in mid-November so come on out! We’ll see you there!

Event Hours:
Fri 8-5
Sat 8-5
Sun 8-3

General Admission: $18
Kids 7-12: $6
Participant weekend registration fee: $75 (includes the car and two people)
Sunday only fee: $40 (includes the car and two people)
Swap Meet & Car Corral spaces: $75 (limited availability) call 480-488-3607 for info.

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