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#1 Danno

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Posted 18 October 2010 - 01:23 PM

The 13th Annual GoodGuys Southwest Nationals Model Car and Pedal Car Show will be Friday-Saturday-Sunday, November 19-20-21, 2010 at Westworld in Scottsdale, AZ. The Model Car and Pedal Car Show will take place all three days. This is Arizona's longest-running model car/truck event!

As an extra added attraction for model car/truck builders, there will be approximately 3,000 1:1 scale rods, customs, street machines, muscle cars, and special interest vehicles on display for modeling inspiration!

Here's the scoop:

Registration is Friday 8am to 5pm and Saturday 8am to 11am. You may register and enter as many models and/or pedal cars as you would like to bring. There is no entry fee to register for the Model Car and Pedal Car Show/Contest. We encourage you to bring all or as many of your models as you'd like, even if they've been displayed before! There will be thousands of spectators on hand to see your models and they love all kinds of model cars and trucks!

There is no entry fee for model cars or pedal cars, but you must pay regular admission to get into the event either Friday or Saturday in order to enter the Model Car and Pedal Car Show/Contest. When you enter, you will receive a free all-day pass to enter the event on Sunday at no cost; pickup your models/pedal cars between 2pm and 3pm. So, at the very least, you get two days' admission for the price of one!

Judging will occur Saturday afternoon and evening; awards will be displayed with winning models and pedal cars on Sunday following the Make-N-Take event.

There will be a Best of Show award sponsored by the International Model Car Builders Museum; there will be Best Engine, Best Interior, Best Finish and Best Junior Model awards conferred by critical judging. There will be a People's Choice Award and Top Twelve Models awards selected by spectator balloting.

Last year nearly 900 spectators voted for their favorite models!

There will be a Revell Make-N-Take event on Saturday at 1pm and on Sunday at 11am at the Model Car and Pedal Car Show. Revell will provide a free snap kit for each child 15 years of age & under who is in attendance and builds the kit on site. Moonlight Modelers Club members will be on hand to advise or help the youngsters with their kits if needed.

The Southwest Nationals Model Car and Pedal Car Show/Contest will be inside the big tent, just inside the main entry to the GoodGuys Southwest Nationals event.


Come see us there!!! We'll look forward to seeing you and all your model car creations!

Let me know if you have any other questions.

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 09:17 AM

Bump!

Little reminder ... only 3 weeks away!


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Posted 10 November 2010 - 07:39 AM

ONLY 9 DAYS AWAY!!

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Posted 12 October 2012 - 03:25 AM

FRIDAY - SATURDAY - SUNDAY November 16-17-18 - 2012

Goodguys 15th Southwest Nationals Model Car and Pedal Car Show/Contest

at Westworld in Scottsdale, Arizona.



Awards for Peoples Choice, Best of Show and Top Twelve Picks plus Best Junior


All Judging is peoples choice balloting by entrants and spectators. Over 1200 ballots cast for winners in recent events!

The Longest Running Model Car Contest in the Valley of the Sun!

Hours: 8am to 5pm Friday & Saturday; 8am to 3pm Sunday.

Registration all day Friday (8am to 5pm), Saturday 8am to 11am.

No entry fees for model car and pedal car competition.

Free event pass for Sunday to return for entry pickup.

Free Make-N-Take sponsored by Revell for kids, Saturday 1pm and Sunday 11am.


Plus a couple thousand 1:1 hot rods, customs, street machines, classics, muscle cars, rat rods, and special interest cars and trucks on display for your modeling inspiration!


Be THERE!


Edited by Danno, 20 November 2012 - 06:42 AM.


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Posted 17 October 2012 - 03:17 PM

OKAY!

It's a week closer ... now only 4 weeks away!!!!!

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 10:03 AM

Three weeks to go!


Look for a special announcement ... a great announcement ... to be posted separately.


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Posted 29 October 2012 - 05:54 AM

Okay. Here's the deal.

Goodguys Rod & Custom Association has presented the
Southwest Nationals Model Car and Pedal Car Show/Contest
in Arizona (Scottsdale) for 15 years now.

I have had the honor of being Goodguys' show director for this event for the past 11 years.

We've built up the entry count from a few dozen to over 200 models.

But this event should and could be even bigger!

We've wondered why there wasn't more regional participation. The most consistent explanations we've heard from Arizona modelers is the parking situation and the cost of admission to the event in order to enter models.

Well, there's nothing we can do about the parking. It's all dictated and operated by the City of Scottsdale, who owns Westworld. It's gonna cost you $5 to get to the event no matter what.

And we've never charged an entry fee for models or pedal cars.

But still there have been modelers who were put off by the admission (gate) fee to the event.

We've always provided participants with a free day-pass to return on Sunday to pick up their entries. However, the initial gate admission fee was necessary to get into the event before models/pedal cars could be entered in the show/contest.

If the cost of admission has held you back from participation in what could be the biggest and best model car contest in Arizona, I HAVE A SOLUTION!



If you enter 10 or more models and/or pedal cars on Friday (11/16) or Saturday morning (11/17) before 10am, I will pay your way into the event! You will still get a second pass for free admission ain access to the charged by Goodguys to the event, in order to retrieve your entries. So, you can have 2 free days at the Goodguys Southwest Nationals!!! All you have to do is enter 10 or more model cars or pedal cars.

The $5 parking fee is ALL it will cost to participate in this exiting model car and pedal car show/contest. You can't even enter the Desert Scale Classic or Modelzona contests that cheaply!


Thousands of car enthusiasts view our model car show/contest display during the weekend. Where else can your builds get that much attention in one place?

All entries compete for awards for the Peoples Choice, Best of Show, and Top 12 Models, regardless of category or type of build. Several hundred spectators vote for the best models on display. Our events average more than 1200 ballots cast per event.



So, what do you think of that?


Join us next month at the
15th Annual Southwest Nationals Model Car & Pedal Car Show
, presented by GoodGuys Rod & Custom Association and Revell, Inc. Friday, November 16, Saturday, November 17, and Sunday, November 18, 2012.

Come see what you've been missing.

Dan

Edited by Danno, 29 October 2012 - 05:56 AM.


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Posted 29 October 2012 - 08:55 AM

The Man has bend backwards to promote this great hobby, Guys grab this great opportunity
and how I wiched I could be close to events like this.
Thanks Danno, Hope it pays off at the end

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 03:30 PM

Man that is a GREAT deal.Really wish I lived close engough to take advantage of that,

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 05:31 PM

For me, it is not the cost that keeps me away from the Goodguy show. I think this is a great offer you are making tho.

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 03:11 AM

Wow danno what a great deal for me its not price of getting in me and the wife love going to the show work holds me back

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 06:40 PM

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 03:30 PM

Bumping this up because it's only a week away!

Don't forget ~ free admission (2 days!) to the entire GoodGuys event if you enter 10 or more models on Friday or before 10am on Saturday. Email goodazguy@cox.net for details.

See you there!!!

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 04:52 PM

I am still thinking about entering the 10 models , if I dont box them all up in the next week and throw them out :lol: :huh: :(

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 05:00 AM

Remember to use both hands when you count them up!

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:52 PM

Remember to use both hands when you count them up!

:lol:

And my toes too

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 04:51 AM

Hey Danno I have runout of fingers and toes!!!!! Now what????? PK

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 09:44 AM

Hey Danno I have runout of fingers and toes!!!!! Now what????? PK




Borrow some! :lol:


Or just show up with as many entries as you want and we'll have our accountant tally them for you!

There's no problem we can't solve. ;)



Like I always say, "Plenty of tables, plenty of room, plenty of fun!!"

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 09:38 AM

I'm planning on going, gonna bring my camera so I can store up some modeling ideas/concepts (and count rivets). :)

The only model I have complete right now has already trophied and I'm not a trophy whore so I'm just gonna be a spectator.

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 10:11 AM

I may try and go Sunday. I will be in Gilbert all day Saturday for Desert Code Camp and Sunday have a couple races I want to watch..