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Goodguys 20th PPG Nationals

July 7-9, 2017
Ohio Expo Center
717 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211

 

General Information


Event Contact Information:

  • Goodguys Office Phone: (925) 838-9876
  • Ohio Expo Center Website | (614) 644-4000
  • Facility Map (coming soon)

Event Hours:

  • Friday, July 7 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Saturday, July 8 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday, July 9 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

 

Pricing


Vehicle Registration & Pricing:

Member Registration Prices Cost Registration Dates

Pre-Registration with discount (Save $10)

$45.00 Jan. 1 - June 23, 2017

Pre-Registration with late fee

$55.00 June 24 - July 5, 2017

Print Pre-Registration | Online Pre-Registration

 

   
At-Event Registration $55.00 July 6 - 8, 2017
Pre-Registration All American Sunday $30.00 Jan. 1 - June 23, 2017
At-Event All American Sunday $30.00 July 9, 2017
*Pre-registration discount is available only to Goodguys Members. Become a Goodguys Member today by calling (925)838-9876 or Join Online here

 

Non-Member Registration Prices Cost Registration Dates
At-Event Registration $70.00 July 6 - 8, 2017
At-Event All American Sunday $40.00 July 9, 2017

 

Spectator Admission & Pricing:

Spectator Pricing Online Pre-Sale* At The Gate
General Admission - Goodguys Members rate $15.00 | Buy Online $20.00
General Admission (non-Goodguys members) $17.00 | Buy Online $20.00
3-Day Pass $50.00| Buy Online N/A
Junior Admission (ages 7-12) $6.00| Buy Online $6.00
Kids (ages 6 & under) N/A Free
Parking $6.00 charged by the Ohio Expo Center
Friday Night Drags $15.00 $20.00
Goodguys Member Discount Show your current membership card and valid ID to receive $5 off your General Admission Ticket when purchased at the gate!
Military Discount
Show your active or retired military ID for $5 off your General Admission Ticket when purchased at the gate!
* Online discount ends at 11:59pm on July 6, 2017.
** Militry discount not valid on Friday Night Vintage Drags

 

What's On Tap


Show Features

* Additional ticket required - Discount tickets for registered participants available at registration

2017 Weekend Happenin's

Road Tours & Parties
  • Thursday Poker Run - Leaves registration at 10am
  • Thursday Registration Party - Noon-4pm at the Ohio Expo Center Cardinal Lot. with DJ and food available Noon-2pm
  • Thursday Kick-Off parties- 5pm at the Crowne Plaza & Hilton Polaris w/ DJ Spinning Tunes
  • TGIF Party- 6pm at the Crowne Plaza & Hilton Polaris
  • Saturday Night Parties- 6pm at the Crowne Plaza & Hilton Polaris w/ DJ Spinning Tunes
Special Awards
Saturday Specialty Parking Areas
Goodguys AutoCross
  • Friday 7/7 (Participants) – 9:00am to Noon
  • Friday 7/7 (Street Machine of the Year participants) – Noon to 2:00pm
  • Friday 7/7 (Participants) - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Saturday 7/8 (Sponsor Shootout) - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Saturday 7/8 (Participant Finals) - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
  • All American Sunday 7/9 (All Years American Made or Powered) - 8:00am to 1:00pm
  • Click Here For More Details About Goodguys AutoCross
Vintage Drag Racing

Goodguys Vintage Drags – COLUMBUS! 

July 7th, 2017
National Trail Raceway
www.nationaltrailraceway.com 
2650 National Rd SW
Hebron, OH 43025
(740) 928-5706

Event Hours:
Gates Open - 2pm
Tech Opens – 3pm
Time Trails – 4pm
Final Eliminations – 7pm

 

Admission Prices:
Race Car & Driver - $50
General Admission - $20
Kids 7-12 - $6

Race Classes (NHRA Tech Rules Apply):
Vintage 1/4 mile Race Classes - 1972 & older vehicles only!
Hot Rod I ’54 & Earlier – 7.50-11.99 $500 win/$250 R/U
Hot Rod II ’54 & Earlier – 12.00 & Up $400 win/$200 R/U
Street Machine I ’55-’72 7.50-11.99 $500 win/$250 R/U
Street Machine II ’55-’72 12.00 & Up $400 win/$200 R/U

Exhibition: Nitro Burning Fuel Altereds and the Ohio Outlaw Gassers

Late model Classes - open to all years, makes and models of American cars and dragster
PRO 1/4 mile - No electronics 9:00-13:99 - $750/$450 R/U
Super PRO 1/8 mile - Electronics OK - 4.50-7.775 - $750win/$450 R/U

Basic Tech Info

  • No cracked windshields
  • No short pants on drivers
  • No tank tops on drivers
  • All cars faster than 13.99 – driver must wear helmet
  • 11.49 & faster cars must have 5-point harness and roll bar!

 

  • Please note that this is a separately ticketed event for both Spectators and Registered participants
  • $5 Off Discounted General Admission Tickets are available for purchase by Registered Show & Shine Participants and Spectators at the At-Event Registration Office at the Ohio Expo Center on the Thursday and Friday of the event weekend.

Participation Information


Show & Shine Pre-Registration

 

Pre-registration with discount available until 6/23/17. Pre-Registration with late fee available 6/24/17 - 7/5/17. For "At-Event" registration, please see below.

Goodguys Members Pre-Register Here 

Goodguys Members Print Pre-Register Here

 

For all vehicles 1972 and older, we offer the opportunity for you to participate in and display your vehicle at the show with a "Show & Shine Registration" good for all three days of the event. Your registration comes with space to display your vehicle as well as a Goodguys Goodie Bag, (2) Adult Weekend Passes, Children's Passes, the chance to participate in Goodguys AutoCross, win a Goodguys Award and more!

As a Goodguys Member, you will save $10 Off the At-Event price and only pay $45 if you Pre-Register to display your vehicle no later than two weeks prior to the start of the event.  After the Pre-Registration deadline has passed, you can still register your vehicle online up until the day before the event begins, but will be charged the At-Event price of $55.  

Not a Goodguys member? No problem! You can register your vehicle for our Show & Shine at At-Event Registration the weekend of the event for a cost of $70.

Or... Become a Goodguys Member for as little as $20 (Silver Membership) or $35 (Gold Membership). Your Goodguys membership not only gets you 12 monthly digital or hard-copy issues of the Goodguys Gazette Magazine, it also gets you loads of exclusive Goodguys Members-Only benefits and perks including discounts on car registrations, access to the Goodguys "Good Deals" Member Discount Program, a personalized ID card and more!

 

Become A Goodguys Member Today

or call (925) 838-9876.

** Please Note: Pre-registration with discount available until 6/23/17. Pre-Registration with late fee available 6/24/17 - 7/5/17.

K&N Filters All American Sunday Pre-Registration

For the car guys and gals who own a vehicle newer than our traditional 1972 cut-off date, we offer the K&N Filters "All American Sunday Registration" for all years of American made and/or powered vehicles on Sunday, July 10 only. Your registration comes with space to display your vehicle on Sunday only as well as a Goodguys Goodie Bag, (2) One-Day General Admission Passes good for only Sunday, Children's Passes, the chance to participate in Goodguys AutoCross, win a Goodguys Award and more!

If you are a Goodguys Member, you can pre-register to display your vehicle at our K&N Filters All American Sunday, online or by phone at (925) 838-9876 beginning 1/1/17 through 6/23/17 or you can register on the Sunday of the event at the Ohio Expo Center between the hours of 7am and Noon for just $30.

Non-Members can only register their vehicle for our K&N Filters All American Sunday on the Sunday of the event at the Ohio Expo Center between the hours of 7am and Noon. Registration for non-members is just $40 ($30 with the discount coupon below).

 

 

* Please Note: Online Pre-Registration closes at midnight on 6/23/17 (2 weeks prior to the event)

At-Event Vehicle Registration
If you miss the Pre-Registration cut-off date for this event, which is 7/5/17, don't worry... you can still register your vehicle the weekend of the show at the Ohio Expo Center during the following hours:

  • Thursday 7/6 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
  • Friday 7/7 - 7:00am to 6:00pm
  • Saturday 7/8 - 7:00am to 3:00pm
  • Sunday 7/9 - 7:00am to noon
Goodguys Vintage Drags
July 7th, 2017
National Trail Raceway
www.nationaltrailraceway.com 
2650 National Rd SW
Hebron, OH 43025
(740) 928-5706

 

Race Classes (NHRA Tech Rules Apply):
Vintage 1/4 mile Race Classes - 1972 & older vehicles only!
Hot Rod I ’54 & Earlier – 7.50-11.99 $500 win/$250 R/U
Hot Rod II ’54 & Earlier – 12.00 & Up $400 win/$200 R/U
Street Machine I ’55-’72 7.50-11.99 $500 win/$250 R/U
Street Machine II ’55-’72 12.00 & Up $400 win/$200 R/U

 

Exhibition: Nitro Burning Fuel Altereds and the Ohio Outlaw Gassers

New This Year - Late model Classes - open to all years, makes and models of American cars and dragsters

PRO 1/4 mile - No electronics 9:00-13:99 - $750/$450 R/U
Super PRO 1/8 mile - Electronics OK - 4.50-7.775 - $750win/$450 R/U

 

Event Hours:
Gates Open - 2pm
Tech Opens – 3pm
Time Trails – 4pm
Final Eliminations – 7pm

Admission Prices:
Race Car & Driver - $50
General Admission - $20
Kids 7-12 - $6

Basic Tech Info

  • No cracked windshields
  • No short pants on drivers
  • No tank tops on drivers
  • All cars faster than 13.99 – driver must wear helmet
  • 11.49 & faster cars must have 5-point harness and roll bar!
  • $5 off discounted general admission tickets are available for purchase by registered Show & Shine participants and spectators at registration at the Ohio Expo Center on the Thursday and Friday of the event weekend.
Swap Meet & Cars 4 Sale Corral
If you would like to sell automotive parts or memorabilia in the Swap Meet or a vehicle in the Cars 4 Sale Corral, please contact the Swap Meet Director for this event using the information below: Jeff Johnson
P.O. Box 21311
Columbus, OH 43221
(614) 268-1181
www.jeffjohnsonmotorsports.com

 

Model & Pedal Car Show
If you are interested in participating in the Model & Pedal Car show, please contact Carl Rees at (614) 875-9965 or at nccofcentralohio@outlook.com

Model & Pedal Car Show Flyer
Goodgals Arts & Crafts Gallery
If you are interested in participating in the Goodgals Arts & Crafts Gallery, please contact:Cindy Rhoades (765) 478-5590 cintigr@aol.com

Commercial Vendors
If you are interested in being a Commercial Vendor at this event click here for details.
Goodguys Best New Product
 If your company plans to debut a new product this summer, you might want to consider entering the Goodguys Best New Product display at the 20th PPG Nationals July 7-9 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus! If you’re looking to put your new product in front of over 100,000 eyes – this is the spot!

Located inside the Bricker exhibit building at the Ohio Expo Center, the Goodguys Best New Product exhibit will feature competition in five categories including:

  • Engine & Transmission
  • Suspension, Tires, Wheels and Brake Components
  • Paint and Car Care Products
  • Body, Glass & Interior Components
  • Electrical Components & Accessories
  • People’s Choice (Voted on by event spectators)
  • Display only

Each category winner will receive special recognition as well as a unique award during the PPG Nationals Saturday evening awards gala as well as a write up in the December issue of the Goodguys Goodtimes Gazette. We will also be selecting Best Indoor booth and Best Outdoor booth awards.

The final date to submit paperwork to participate is June 16th, 2017. To obtain your application, send an email to Sadie Vail or call her at (925) 218-9152. 

Additional Information


Book Your Stay

Goodguys has partnered with many quality and convenient local area hotels to provide travelers discounted nightly rates. Space is limited so book your rooms today!

Preferred Hotel List

 

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Plan Your Weekend

Make a vacation out of your trip to a Goodguys show by exploring and experiencing the many great local attractions, sporting events, museums, gardens and restaurants in the surrounding area.

Details On Local Attractions
Facility Map

Camping
Onsite RV camping is available for $35.00/night. Campsites include full hook-ups and are first come, first serve. No reservations are accepted. For more info call (614) 294-9336.
Scooter Rentals
Event Scooters will provide the scooter rental service for this event. You can make reservations by calling 262-677-2697 or on their website by clicking here
Media Inquiries
For all media inquiries, please contact Betsy Bennett at (503) 246-0237 or e-mail her here.

 

Media Credential Request Form

Important Reminders

Pre-registration with discount available until 6/23/17. Pre-Registration with late fee available 6/24/17 - 7/5/17. 

No golf carts or motorized conveyances are allowed! Exceptions will be made for disabled participants with single-person conveyances only.


No pets, cans, bottles, bicycles, scooters or roller/inline skates are allowed on grounds.

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