Truly terrific truck shows

| Friday, August 12, 2005

Looking to spend some Line 1 time at a truck show? Well look no further – here is a list of upcoming shows so you can plan your routes around these dates and locations.

The Waupun Truckers Jamboree starts today, Aug. 12, in Waupun, WI, and continues through tomorrow. For more information, visit truckersjamboree.com or call (920) 324-9985.

Other upcoming events include:

AUGUST

  • 18-21 – Concours d’Elegance, Elkhart Lake, WI. This show, sponsored by Road America, is a Truck-Lite Trophy series event. For more information, visit nastshowtrucks.org, roadamerica.com or call Chuck Kemner at (863) 605-1608.
  • 19-21 – Consolidated Truck Stops 15th Annual Competition Truck Show, Wheeling, WV. Proceeds from the show benefit Special Wish Foundation. For more information, visit atwchrome.com or call 1-800-767-1509.
  • 25-27 – The Great American Trucking Show, Dallas. For more information, visit gatsonline.com or call 1-888-349-4287.
  • 26-27 – The 16th Annual Great Salt Lake Kidney Kamp Truck Show, West Valley City, UT. Proceeds from the show benefit Kidney Kamp for the Kids in Aspen Grove, UT. For more information, visit saltlaketruckshow.com or call (801) 972-8890 or 1-800-877-1320.
  • 26-28 – The Indy Air Show/NAST Big Rig Cruise, Indianapolis. This is a Truck-Lite trophy series event. For more information, visit nastshowtrucks.org, roadamerica.com or call Chuck Kemner at (863) 605-1608.

SEPTEMBER

  • 8-10 – International Trucking Show, Anaheim, CA. For more information, visit intltruckshow.com or call the California Trucking Association at (916) 373-3500.
  • 16-17 – Stars & Stripes competition, Bosselman Travel Center, Grand Island, NE. Visit starsandstripesshow.com for more information.
  • 16-18 – American Truck Historical Society Classic Truck Show, Riverside Park, Aztec, NM. Open to all trucks – pickups to semis – that are 25 or more years old. For more information, call Harold Pepin at (505) 333-2599 or John Miles at (505) 632-7271.
  • 16-18 – Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show, St. Ignace, MI, a Truck-Lite Trophy series event. Visit nastshowtrucks.org or nostalgia-prod.com for more information.
  • 17 – 27th Annual TBG US Diesel Truckin’ Nationals, Englishtown, NJ. Rain date will be Sept. 18. For more information, visit etownraceway.com or call (732) 446-7800.
  • 23-25 – Billy Bob’s Texas, Fort Worth, TX, a Truck-Lite Trophy Series event. For more information, visit nastshowtrucks.org, billybobstexas.com or call Chuck Kemner at (863) 605-1608.
  • 24 – The World’s Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics. There is a $100 per-truck entry fee. To find out the times and locations of the individual state convoys, send e-mail to truckconvoy@specialolympics.org or call 1-800-700-8585. Visit specialolympics.org and click on the convoy icon for more information.

OCTOBER

  • 13-15 – Truck Show Latino, Pomona, CA, produced by Independent Trade Show Management LLC, producers of The Truck Show – Las Vegas, and Newport Communications. For information, call Susan Patterson at 1-800-233-1911.
  • 22-23 – Truckin’ for Kids, Famoso Raceway, 12 miles north of Bakersfield, CA. Truck drags and show and shine competition. For more information, visit truckinforkids.com or call race director Frank Pangburn (208) 448-2811.

NOVEMBER

  • 10-11 – The Meca South Florida Truck Show, Miami, a Truck-Lite Trophy series event sponsored by Meca Chrome and Accessories. For more information, visit nastshowtrucks.org, mecatruckshow.com or call Eric or Mario Garcia at (305) 884-2028.

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