Goodguys 22nd Heartland Nationals Presented By iIIowa Communications

July 5-7, 2013
Iowa State Fairgrounds
3000 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50317

  • Heartland  Nationals



 

Autocross

 

Register

 

Merch

 

Swap Meet

 

Additional Info

 

Merch

 


 

Attractions





GENERAL INFORMATION

Event Contact Information:


Event Hours:

  • Friday, July 5 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Saturday, July 6 - 8:00am to 8:00pm
  • Sunday, July 7 - 8:00am to 3:00pm


Spectator Admission & Pricing


 

WEEKEND HAPPENING'S

Show Features

  • Over 4,000 Hot Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks thru '72
  • All American Sunday
  • Goodguys Autocross
  • Vendor & Manufacturer Exhibits
  • Ahwooga.com Swap Meet
  • AutoTrader Classics Cars 4 Sale Corral
  • Goodguys Saturday Night Fireworks Extravaganza - Live Music Begins At 4:00pm, Fireworks Blast-Off At Approximately 9;30pm
  • Model & Pedal Car Show
  • Live Music Entertainment
  • Goodgals Arts & Crafts Gallery
  • Free Kids Entertainment - Revell Model Car Make n’ Take, PPG Kids Coloring Contest, Clowns & More!


Download the full Weekend Happenin's PDF schedule here

Cruises & Parties

  • Thursday Poker Run - Leaves At Noon From Registration At The Iowa State Fairgrounds
  • Thursday Kick Off Party - 5:00pm At The West Des Moines Marriott Hotel (Host Hotel)
  • T.G.I.F Party - Friday At 5:00pm At The West Des Moines Marriott Hotel (Host Hotel)
  • Fairgrounds Twilight Cruise - Cruise The Historic Grand Avenue Starting At 5:00pm

 

Special Awards

  • 2013 Muscle Car of the Year Finalist
  • 2013 Muscle Machine of the Year Finalist
  • 2013 Custom Rod of the Year Finalists
  • 2013 Truck of the Year Early and Late Finalist
  • Goodguys Builder's Choice by Lakeside Rods & Rides
  • PPG Dream Car
  • Goodguys Gazette Pick
  • Street Rodder Top 100 Event

 

Special Parking Areas

  • Goodguys Builder's Choice
  • Mighty Muscle
  • Homebuilt Heaven
  • YoungGuys
  • Trick Truck Corral
  • Deuce Doin’s
  • Ya Gotta Drive 'em

 

Goodguys AutoCross

VEHICLE REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

2014 Early Bird Registration Information:

Early Bird Online Registration
Early Bird Print Registration Form
(ends 12/31)


“Show & Shine” Pre-Registration

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, Tickets to the event, Children’s Passes, the chance to participate in Goodguys AutoCross, win a Goodguys Award and more! And if you register before pre-registration ends on 6/21/13, you’ll save $10 OFF the at-event price!

To display your vehicle in our Show & Shine, you need to be a Goodguys Member. If you’re currently a Goodguys Member, you can display your vehicle all three days of the show for just $55 or save $10 off the registration cost and pay only $45 if you pre-register before pre-registration closes for this event on 6/21/13.

Not a Goodguys member? No problem! You can sign-up to become a 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 and merchandise, access to the Goodguys “Good Deals” Member Discount Program, a personalized ID card and more! CLICK HERE TO BECOME A MEMBER or call (925) 838-9876.

  • Pre-registration for this event has closed. 
  • Or Pre-Register By Phone By Calling (925) 838-9876

* Please Note: Online Pre-Registration closes at midnight on 6/21/13 (2 weeks prior to the event).


"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 “All American Sunday Registration” for all years of American made and/or powered vehicles on Sunday, July 7 only. Your registration comes with space to display your vehicle on Sunday only as well as a Goodguys Goodie Bag, Tickets to the event, 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 All American Sunday, online or by phone at (925) 838-9876 before 6/21/13 or you can register on the Sunday of the event at the Iowa State Fairgrounds between the hours of 7am to Noon for just $30. Non-Members can only register their vehicle for our All American Sunday on the Sunday of the event at the Iowa State Fairgrounds between the hours of 7am to Noon. Registration for non-members is just $40 ($30 with the discount coupon below). CLICK HERE TO BECOME A MEMBER or call (925) 838-9876.

* Please Note: Online Pre-Registration closes at midnight on 6/21/13 (2 weeks prior to the event).

 

“At-Event” Vehicle Registration

If you miss the Pre-Registration cut-off date for this event, which is 6/21/13, don’t worry… you can still register your vehicle the weekend of the show at the Iowa State Fairgrounds* during the following hours:

  • Thursday 7/4 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
  • Friday 7/5 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
  • Saturday 7/6 - 7:00am to 3:00pm
  • Sunday 7/7 - 7:00am to noon



* Click here for a map of the new registration location at the Iowa State Fairgrounds for 2013 (coming soon)

AHWOOGA.COM SWAP MEET &
AUTOTRADER CLASSICS CARS 4 SALE CORRAL


If you would like to sell automotive parts or memorabilia in the Ahwooga.com Swap Meet or a vehicle in the AutoTrader Classics 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



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Local Hotels
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!


Local Attractions
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.


Camping
Onsite RV camping is available for $25.00/night payable at the campground gate. No reservations are accepted and campsites are first come, first serve. For more information call (515) 262-3111.

Scooters
Event Scooters will provide the scooter rental service for this event. You can make reservations by calling (567) 674-8729 or on their website by clicking here.

Model & Pedal Car Show
If you are interested in participating in the Model & Pedal Car show, please contact Gary Strong at (515) 771-6879 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Goodgals Arts & Crafts Gallery
If you are interested in participating in the Goodgals Arts & Crafts Gallery, please contact:

Connie Capehart
2600 E. 40th Court Des Moines, IA 50317-5538
(515) 689-0035
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Media Inquiries
For all media inquiries, please contact John Drummond at (650) 393-5699 or e-mail him here.

Important Reminders
Online Pre-Registration closes at midnight on 6/21/13 (2 weeks prior to the event).
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.

Last modified on Friday, 20 September 2013 19:05