Goodguys 32nd West Coast Nationals presented by BASF

August 24 - 26, 2018
Alameda County Fairgrounds
4501 Pleasanton Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566

 

General Information


Event Contact Information:

  • Goodguys Office Phone: (925) 838-9876
  • Alameda County Fairgrounds: Website | (925) 426-7600
  • Facility Map

Event Hours:

  • Friday, August 24 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Saturday, August 25 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday, August 26 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

 

Pricing


Vehicle Registration & Pricing:

Member Registration Prices Cost Registration Dates

Pre-Registration (Save $10)
Online Registration
Print Registration

$45.00 Jan. 1 - Aug 12, 2018

Pre-Registration (no discount)

$55.00 Aug. 13 - Aug. 21, 2018
At-Event Registration Show & Shine $55.00 Aug 23 - 25, 2018
Pre-Registration All American Sunday $30.00 Jan. 1 - Aug. 21, 2018
At-Event All American Sunday $30.00 Aug 26, 2018

* Pre-registration discount is available only to Goodguys Members. Become a Goodguys Member today by calling (925)838-9876 or clicking here. All Show & Shine Registrations include (2) Weekend Passes to the show.

** At-Event Registration takes place at the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton in Pleasanton.

 

Non-Member Registration Prices Cost Registration Dates
At-Event Registration $70.00 Aug 23 - 25, 2018
At-Event Registration - All American Sunday $40.00 Aug 26, 2018

 

Spectator Admission & Pricing:

Spectator Pricing Online Pre-Sale* At The Gate
Goodguys Members General Admission (ages 13+) $15.00 (Before 8/24/18) $15.00
Non-Member General Admission (ages 13+) $17.00 (Before 8/24/18) $20.00
Kids (ages 7-12) $6.00 $6.00
Kids (ages 6 & under) N/A Free

 

Get Tickets

 

   
Parking $10.00 charged by Alameda County Fairgrounds
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!
* Advanced Purchase Online General Admission Discount offer ends at 11:59pm on Thursday, August 23, 2018.

 

What's On Tap


Show Features
  • Over 3,000 Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks thru '72
  • Crowning of America's Most Beautiful Street Rod presented by BASF
  • Spectre Performance All American Sunday welcoming American made or powered vehicles - NEW FOR 2018!
  • Goodguys AutoCross - Featuring 16 car "West Coast Shootout" presented by FiTech
  • Nitro Thunderfest Dragster Exhibition presented by FuelCurve.com
  • Tire Smokin’ Burnout Competition
  • Vendor & Manufacturer Exhibits
  • Swap Meet
  • Cars 4 Sale Corral
  • Model & Pedal Car Show
  • Bonneville / Vintage Race Car Display
  • Goodguys Paint 'N Sip presented by Pinot's Palette of Livermore
  • Indoor Cushman Display
  • Pinstripers Brush Bash & Auction
  • Goodgals Gallery
  • Live music Entertainment
  • WEME Miniature Engine Display
  • Kids Zone - Free Arts and crafts, games, prizes & more!
  • Kids Free Revell Model Car Make-N-Take - Get your kids involved in model building
  • Feature Club - Early Wheels
2018 Weekend Happenin's

Road Tours & Parties
  • Hot Rod Week - Details Coming Soon
  • Thursday Kick-Off Party - 5pm at the Pleasanton Doubletree Hotel
  • Danville Dukes Shade Tree Social - Friday 3pm
Special Awards
  • 2018 Goodguys / Muscle Car of the Year Finalist presented by MSD
  • 2018 Goodguys / America's Most Beautiful Street Rod presented by BASF
  • 2018 Goodguys / Truck of the Year Early Finalist presented by Scott's Hot Rods
  • Goodguys Builder's Choice
  • All American Ford, Chevy & Mopar Picks
  • Best Ride on BFG presented by BFGoodrich Tires
  • Best Ride on Billet Specialties Wheels presented by Billet Specialties
  • Burnham Memorial
  • Chevy Truck Pick presented by LMC Truck
  • Dream Car presented by PPG
  • Ewing Memorial
  • Ford in a Ford presented by Ford Performance
  • Ford Truck Pick presented by LMC Truck
  • Gary "Goodguy" Meadors Memorial
  • Homebuilt Heaven presented by Speedway Motors
  • Innovation Award presented by Snap-On
  • Magnificent Masterpiece presented by Meguiar's
  • Modern Muscle
  • Olsen Memorial
  • One Fine Deuce presented by Lokar Inc
  • Stroker McGurk Memorial
  • Style & Engineering presented by Roadster Shop
  • Traditional Homebuilt Heaven presented by Speedway Motors
  • Trophy Dash presented by Classic Instruments
  • Way Cool presented by ACCEL/Mr. Gasket
  • Ya Gotta Drive Em' presented by QA1
  • Young Guys Nathan Strube Memorial
  • Young Guys/Gals presented by Goolsby Customs 
Saturday Specialty Parking Areas

Saturday Specialty Parking Areas are a huge attraction at Goodguys events! Held on Saturday (at all events) from 7am-Noon, these areas offer distinctive parking in high-traffic areas of the shows for specific genres of cars and trucks, dash plaques for all participants and a shot at a Goodguys award!

* Please Note: Pop-up tents are not allowed in the Saturday Special Parking Areas

Goodguys AutoCross

Featuring 16 car "West Coast Shootout" presented by FiTech

Participation Information


Show & Shine Pre-Registration

 

Pre-registration without discount available until 8/21/18. For "At-Event" registration, please see below.

Goodguys Members Online 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 win a Goodguys Award, and more! Goodguys Members can pre-register up to two weeks prior to the show to display your vehicle in our Show & Shine for all three days of the show for just $45.

Goodguys Members
Pre-register up to three days prior to the show to display their vehicle in our Show & Shine for all three days of the show. Members pre-registering by August 12, 2018 will save $10 Off the at-event price and will pay just $45. There are no discounts for Members pre-registering their vehicle after August 12, 2018.

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.

You can 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, a personalized ID card and more!

 

Become A Goodguys Member Today

or call (925) 838-9876.

* Please Note: The final day to pre-register online without discount for this event is 8/21/18 (3 days prior to the event). All Members/participants pre-registering their vehicle after 8/12/18 must provide a valid email address where the event confirmation will be sent.

Spectre Performance All American Sunday Pre-Registration
For the car guys and gals who own a vehicle newer than our 1972 cut-off date, we offer the Spectre Performance "All American Sunday Registration" for all years of American made and/or powered vehicles on Sunday, August 26th 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 opportunity to participate in Goodguys AutoCross, the chance to win a Goodguys Award, and more!

If you are a Goodguys Member, you can pre-register to display your vehicle at our Spectre Performance All American Sunday, online or by phone at (925) 838-9876 until 8/21/18 or you can register on the Sunday of the event at WestWorld of Scottsdale 7am-Noon for just $30.

Non-Members can register their vehicle for our Spectre Performance All American Sunday on the Sunday of the event at WestWorld of Scottsdale 7am-Noon. Registration for non-members is just $40 ($30 with the discount coupon below).

At-Event Vehicle Registration
If you miss the pre-registration cut-off date for this event, which is 8/21/18, don't worry. You can still register your vehicle the weekend of the show at the host hotel, Double Tree by Hilton located at 7050 Johnson Drive in Pleasanton, CA on the following days and hours:
  • Thursday 8/23 - 8:00am to 7:00pm
  • Friday 8/24 - 7:00am to 7:00pm
  • Saturday 8/25 - 6:00am to 3:00pm
  • Or Sunday 8/26 - 7:00am to Noon (At the Fairgrounds. Enter at Gate 12 off of Valley Avenue or Rose Avenue off of Hopyard)

*No Trailer Parking at Double Tree by Hilton. Please park Trailers at the Fairgrounds

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, you have several options as follows:

For The Swap Meet:

Option 1: Print the Swap Meet application
Option 2:
Register online
Option 3: 
Contact Andrew Walker at (925) 218-9114 or andreww@good-guys.com or Justin Bower at (925) 218-9129 justinb@good-guys.com or  for space assignment

Swap Meet At-Event Registration Times:
  • Thursday 8/23 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Friday 8/24 - 6:00am to 9:00am & 4:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Saturday 8/25 - 5:00am to 8:00am
  • Sunday 8/26 - 5:00am to 8:00am

Cars 4 Sale Corral At-Event Registration Times:

  • Thursday 8/23 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Friday 8/24 - 6:00am to 10:00am & 1:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Saturday 8/25 - 5:00am to 10:00am
  • Sunday 8/26 - 5:00am to 10:00am

* Gates close on Saturday at 8:00am

Click Here For More Information About Goodguys Swap Meets & Cars 4 Sale Corral

Model & Pedal Car Show
If you are interested in participating in the Model & Pedal Car show, please contact Rex Barden at (209) 747-4684

 

Model & Pedal Car Show Flyer

 

Goodgals Arts & Crafts Gallery
If you are interested in selling in the Goodgals Arts & Crafts Gallery please contact:
Karen Kaleiki
(925) 457-8738

Arts & Crafts Registration Flyer

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

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!

*No Trailer Parking at Double Tree by Hilton. Please park Trailers at the Fairgrounds

Preferred Hotel List

 

Be sure to ask for the Goodguys rate or click on the booking link

 

  openicon new Click on the "open" icon in the map to view the full list of Hotels or click any icon for more info.

 

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 rates:

Dry Camping
  • 20x50 $25 per night
  • 20x55 $30 per night
  • 20x60 $40 per night
  • 20x70 $50 per night
 
Full Hook-Up Camping - NORTH
  • 20x40 30 amp $45 per night
  • 20x40 50 amp $50 per night
 
Full Hook-Up Camping -SOUTH
  • 20x40 30 amp $35 per night
  • 20x40 50 amp $40 per night

Reserve your spot by calling the Fairgrounds in Pleasanton at (925) 426-7600.

Scooter Rentals
Event Scooters will provide the scooter rental service for this event. You can make reservations by calling (262) 677-2696 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

Online pre-registration with discount closes at midnight on 8/12/18
Online pre-registration without discount closes at midnight on 8/21/18.

No personal golf carts or motorized conveyances are permitted at any Goodguys event. Exceptions will be made for disabled participants with single-person conveyances only. 

 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.

No BBQ's allowed into this event.

Last modified on Wednesday, 04 July 2018 22:50

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