23rd Goodguys PPG Nationals

July 10 - 12, 2020

Ohio Expo Center

The BIG ONE is here! You the fans make this the biggest show on the schedule and there's no better place to spend the weekend with passionate hot rod and classic car fans than right here in Columbus. 

23rd Goodguys PPG Nationals

July 10 - 12, 2020

Ohio Expo Center

The BIG ONE is here! You the fans make this the biggest show on the schedule and there's no better place to spend the weekend with passionate hot rod and classic car fans than right here in Columbus. 

It's The BIG ONE!

July 10 - 12, 2020

Ohio Expo Center
717 E 17th Ave., Columbus, OH  43211

Friday, July 10 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Saturday, July 11 -  8:00am to 8:00pm

Sunday, July 12 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

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We can't wait to see you at the
23rd Goodguys PPG Nationals

We can't wait to see you at the
23rd Goodguys PPG Nationals

Spectator Ticket Pricing

The Goodguys shows are for all Hot Rod and Classic Car fans alike. Whether it's your first show or tenth trip out we are very excited to have you come out for the day or stay for the whole weekend!

Goodguys Members receive additional savings on spectator tickets.

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Goodguys Member Pricing

General Admission (ages 13+)

$18.00
  • Online Discount Ends 7/9/20 @ 11:59pm
  • At The Gate Price: $20.00

Junior Admission (ages 7-12)

$10.00
  • At The Gate Price: $10.00

Youth ages 6 and under are free.

Non-Goodguys Member Pricing

General Admission (ages 13+)

$20.00
  • Online Discount Ends 7/9/20 @ 11:59pm
  • At The Gate Price: $25.00

Junior Admission (ages 7-12)

$10.00
  • At The Gate Price: $10.00

Youth ages 6 and under are free.

Show Features

Over 6,500 Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks thru '87

Goodguys AutoCross - Featuring 16 car "Summer Shootout"

Crowning of the Goodguys 2020 Street Machine of the Year & Goodguys 2020 Street Rod of the Year

Mustang Madness - Complete Details

Nitro Thunderfest Dragster Exhibition

Burn Out Competition

Swap Meet & Cars 4 Sale Corral

Shopper Shuttle

Unveiling of the Goodguys 2020/2021 Giveaway Car

Kids Zone - Free Arts and crafts, games, prizes & more! Kids Make and Take Saturday 1pm / Sunday 11am

All event features subject to change.

Over 6,500 Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks

Goodguys AutoCross

Mustang Madness - Details

Burnout Competition

Nitro Thunderfest

Kids Fun Zone

Show Time

Spectator Information

Whether you're a first time attendee or seasoned show vet, we've outlined some key info to ensure you enjoy the show.

Did you know - we send out a complete "Event Pocket Schedule" right to your e-mail inbox so you never miss a moment at the show. 

Weekend Haps

All Weekend Long!

  • VENDORS/EXHIBITORS Huge Vendor Midway. Shop the hundreds of retail hard part dealers that have everything you need to build or restore your street rod. For more information call (925) 218-9151 or email sales@good-guys.com.
  • SWAP MEET & CARS 4 SALE CORRAL Hundreds of cars 4 sale! For more information call Jeff Johnson (614) 268-1181.

  • MODEL & PEDAL CAR DISPLAY Check out vintage miniatures or bring your own. For more information call Tom Dillion at (614) 888-3100.
  • GOODGUYS CHOICE PRODUCTS GIVEAWAYS Deposit your Instant Winner Ticket as soon as possible at the Goodguys Choice Product booth. Your vehicle entry # and name will be drawn throughout the entire event-so check the booth often to see if you have been chosen!

  • GOODGALS GALLERY See 100’s of handcrafted items from local craftsmen. Call Cindy Rhoades for more info (765) 478-5590.

  • SUPER SHOPPER SHUTTLE Free Shuttle to the Tanger Outlets. Friday & Saturday 10am-4pm

  • BEST NEW PRODUCT EXHIBIT Friday Saturday in the Bricker building. See the hottest new products and cast your vote!

  • KIDS ZONE Friday 11am-2pm, Saturday 10am-3pm & Sunday 11am-2pm, Free arts and crafts, games, prizes and fun for the kids in the Ag/Hort building!

  • INDOOR CAR SHOW Mustang Madness

Thursday

  • POKER RUN Leaves Registration at 10am.

  • REGISTRATION PARKING LOT PARTY Noon-4pm in the Cardinal Lot with DJ Food Available Noon-2pm.

  • KICK OFF PARTY 5pm at the Crowne Plaza & Hilton Polaris.

Friday

  • TGIF PARTY 6pm at the Crowne Plaza & Hilton Polaris

  • GOODGUYS AUTOCROSS 9am-Noon & 1pm-5pm. Hot Rods, Trick Trucks & Muscle Cars compete on a timed road course.

  • GOODGUYS NITRO THUNDERFEST Dragster Exhibition 1pm.

Saturday

  • CONTESTANT VIEWING From 9am-5pm view all the contestants for Street Rod & Street Machine of the Year in the Celeste Building.

  • GOODGUYS AUTOCROSS 8am-Noon & 1pm-5pm. Hot Rods, Trick Trucks & Muscle Cars compete on a timed road course.

  • GOODGUYS NITRO THUNDERFEST Dragster Exhibition 12pm and 2pm

  • BURNOUT COMPETITION- Smoke ‘em if ya got ‘em 12:30pm! Tech opens 1 hour before. Sign up at the DJ booth Friday or Saturday morning

  • FREE CONCERT 3pm
  • SATURDAY SPECIALTY PARKING AREAS NEW Parking down Pit Road. 7am-Noon. Each Participant will receive a custom dash. Parking areas include: Trick Truck Corral, Mighty Muscle, Camaro Corral, Ya Gotta Drive 'Em, Goodguys Builder's Choice, Youngguys, Homebuilt Heaven, Duece Doings, Tri-Five Chevy Corral, Air Cooled Corral.

  • SPECIAL SATURDAY AWARDS CEREMONY – 5pm at the Fairgrounds. See the crowning of the 2020 Street Rod & Street Machine of the Year, plus the presentation of Goodguys 2020 New Product of the Year! Plus the unveiling of the 2021 Grand Prize Giveaway!

  • SATURDAY NIGHT PARTY – 6pm at the Crowne Plaza & Hilton Polaris

Sunday

  • SPECTRE PERFORMANCE ALL AMERICAN SUNDAY All American made or powered cars and trucks are welcome all day long!

  • GOODGUYS AUTOCROSS 8am-1pm All vehicles 1988 and newer compete in a times road course.

  • WINNERS CIRCLE See Goodguys Awards Recipients including 2020 finalists for RaceDeck Muscle Car of the Year, LMC Truck of the Year Late & Griot’s Garage Muscle Machine of the Year, plus Goodguys Builder’s Choice, Barry Lobeck Memorial, PPG’s Dream Car, and more!

  • CHURCH SERVICE 10am in the Ohio Building.

  • LIVE NOSTALGIA ENTERTAINMENT 1:20pm

  • GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAY 1:30pm Don’t forget to turn in your Grand Prize Giveaway Ticket today and attend the awards show at 2:22pm. You must be present to win the chance to be one of the finalists for the 2020/2021 Grand Prize Giveaway

  • AWARDS PROGRAM 2:22pm at the Goodguys stage. The Goodguys award program is the highlight of each event. Various celebrities, industry and magazine representatives select over 100 award recipients.! (Note: Awards time may be rescheduled due to weather)

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LIFE BETWEEN THE CONES

  • Friday: 9am to Noon & 1pm to 5pm
  • Saturday: 8am to Noon & 1pm to 3pm
  • Four 4 Car Shootouts Saturday: 3:30pm to 5pm
  • All American Sunday: 8am to 12:00pm & 12:30pm to 1:30pm
  • One 8 Car Shootout Sunday: 1:30pm-2pm

FAQ's

Are golf carts or motorized conveyances allowed at the show?

No personal golf carts or motorized conveyances are permitted at any Goodguys event. Exceptions will be made for disabled individuals with ADA approved conveyances only. Any additional inquiries or questions, please email info@good-guys.com

For the safety and comfort of all of our customers, smoking of any type, weapons of any type, pets (with the exception of service animals), cans, glass bottles, bicycles, scooters, skateboards and roller/inline skates are not permitted within the gates of a Goodguys event.

For any further questions or concerns, please call our customer service team at (925) 838-9876.

Vendors & Media

Media

For all media inquiries, please contact Betsy Bennett at (503) 246-0237 or e-mail her here.

For media credentials, please use the Media Credentials Request Form

 

Vendors

If you are interested in being a Commercial Vendor at this event click here for details.

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