Goodguys 27th West Coast Nationals Presented By Flowmaster

August 23 - 25, 2013
The Fairgrounds in Pleasanton
4501 Pleasanton Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566








Swap Meet


Additional Info







Event Contact Information:

Event Hours:

  • Friday, August 23 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Saturday, August 24 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday, August 25 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

Spectator Admission & Pricing



Show Features

Click here for the full Weekend Happening's schedule - PDF

Cruises & Parties

  • Fred Zimmerman Memorial Hot Rod Week - Click Here For Complete Details
  • Thursday Kick Off Party at the Pleasanton Hilton
  • Friday Night Hot Rod Bash & Dance Party at the Pleasanton Hilton
  • Saturday Night Party & Dance Following the Crowning of the America’s Most Beautiful Street Road Award at the Pleasanton Hilton

Special Awards

  • 2013 America’s Most Beautiful Street Rod
  • 2013 Muscle Car of the Year Finalist
  • 2013 Truck of the Year Early Finalist
  • Goodguys Builders Choice Awards
  • PPG Dream Car
  • Specialty Sales Classics Award
  • Burnham Memorial
  • Ewing Memorial
  • Olsen Memorial
  • Goodguys Pick

Special Parking Areas

  • Goodguys Builder's Choice
  • Mighty Muscle ('55-'72)
  • Trick Truck Corral
  • YoungGuys
  • Ya Gotta Drive 'em
  • Homebuilt Heaven
  • Good Wood
  • Forty Fords Forever
  • Deuce Doin’s


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 win a Goodguys Award and more! And if you register before pre-registration ends on 8/9/13, 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 8/9/13. 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.

  • Online Pre-Registration for this event has closed. See At-Event registration below.

* Please Note: Online Pre-Registration closes at midnight on 8/9/13 (2 weeks prior to the event).

“At-Event” Vehicle Registration

If you miss the Pre-Registration cut-off date for this event, which is 8/9/13, don’t worry… you can still register your vehicle the weekend of the show at the host hotel, Pleasanton Hilton located at 7050 Johnson Drive in Pleasanton, CA, on the following days and hours:

  • Thursday 8/22 - 8:00am to 7:00pm
  • Friday 8/23 - 8:00am to 7:00pm
  • Saturday 8/24 - 6:00am to 3:00pm

Or at the Fairgrounds in Pleasanton on:
  • Sunday 8/25 - 7:00am to noon (Enter at Gate 12 off of Valley Avenue or Rose Avenue off of Hopyard)


If you would like to sell automotive parts or memorabilia in the 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:

For The Swap Meet:

Option 1: Click Here To Download The Swap Meet Print Application And Fax Or Mail In (PDF)
Option 2: Contact Edward Silay at (925) 218-9127 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Andrew Walker at (925) 218-9114 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for space assignment
Option 3: Click Here To Register Online

For The AutoTrader Classics Cars 4 Sale Corral:

Option 1: Call (925) 838-9876 ext. 0
Option 2: Click Here To Register Online

* Please note: “Swap Meet” & Cars 4 Sale Corral” registrations are handled separately. To register for the Cars 4 Sale Corral at the event, refer to the “At-Event” vehicle registration listed above.


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.

Model & Pedal Car Show
If you are interested in participating in the Model & Pedal Car show, please contact Mike Carroll at (530) 872-4985.
Goodgals Arts & Crafts Gallery
If you are interested in selling in the Goodgals Arts & Crafts Gallery, please contact:

Theresa Garcia
P.O. Box 4558
Davis, CA 95617
(707) 494-3949
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Onsite RV camping 20’x50’ spaces are available for $28.00 per night by calling the Fairgrounds in Pleasanton at (925) 426-7600.

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

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 8/9/13 (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 19:07