annual Truckin' for Kids Truck Drags and Show & Shine contest
will once again kick off the big rig drag racing season at the
Los Angeles County Raceway on Oct. 5-6 in Palmdale, CA.
raises money for various children's charities. The show's primary
beneficiary is the Children's Center of the Antelope Valley which
aids abused children and provides counseling for the families
of at-risk youth.
truck drags promises participants two full days of family fun.
Saturday brings out the pickup trucks for drag racing and a show
and shine contest. There is a big rig light show on Saturday evening
after a barbecue and entertainment.
rigs strut their stuff on Sunday with a show and shine contest,
working competitions, truck drags and super truck drags. Vendor
booths and special exhibitions will be set up for viewing on both
Truckin' for Kids raised more than $40,000, and the all-volunteer
committee has raised more than $500,000 since the event's inception.
Admission is $10 daily or $15 for both days including pit pass.
Children under 12 and handicapped get in free. For more information,