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Goodguys 28th Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals

July 5-7, 2019
Iowa State Fairgrounds
3000 East Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50317

 

General Information


Event Contact Information:

  • Goodguys Office Phone: (925) 838-9876
  • Iowa State Fairgrounds Website | (515) 262-3111
  • Facility Map

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

 

Pricing


Vehicle Registration & Pricing:

 

Member Registration Prices Cost Registration Dates
Early Bird Registration
Online Pre-Registration
$40.00 Now - Dec. 31, 2018
Discount Pre-Registration
Online Pre-Registration
Print Pre-Registration (coming soon)
$45.00 Jan. 1 - Jun. 23, 2019
Pre-Registration (no discount) $60.00 Jun. 24 - Jul. 2, 2019
At-Event Registration $60.00 Jul. 4 - Jul. 6, 2019
Pre-Registration All American Sunday $30.00 Jan. 1 - Jun. 23, 2019
At-Event All American Sunday $35.00 July 7, 2019

*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.

 

Non-Member Registration Prices Cost Registration Dates
At-Event Registration $75.00 Jul. 4 - Jul. 7, 2019
At-Event All American Sunday $45.00 July 7, 2019

 

Spectator Admission & Pricing:

 

Spectator Pricing Online Pre-Sale* At The Gate
Goodguys Members General Admission (ages 13+) $18.00 (Before 7/1/19) $20.00
General Admission (ages 13+)
$20.00 (Before 7/1/19) $25.00
Junior Admission (ages 7-12) $10.00 $10.00
Kids (ages 6 & under) N/A Free

 

Get Tickets

 

   
Parking Free
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 Sunday, June 30, 2019.

 

What's On Tap


Show Features
  • Over 4,000 Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks thru '87
  • All American Sunday welcoming American made or powered vehicles of all years
  • Goodguys Autocross - Featuring 16 car "Duel in Des Moines"
  • Goodguys Nitro Thunderfest
  • Burnout Competition
  • Saturday Night Fireworks Extravaganza
  • Vendor & Manufacturer Exhibits
  • Swap Meet
  • Cars 4 Sale Corral
  • Model Pedal Car Show
  • Live Music Entertainment
  • Goodgals Arts & Crafts Gallery
  • Kids Zone - Free Arts and crafts, games, prizes & more!

* Event attractions subject to change

2019 Weekend Happenin's (coming soon)

Road Tours & Parties
  • Thursday Poker Run - Leaves registration office at Iowa State Fairgrounds at Noon
  • Thursday Kick-Off Party - 5pm at Marriott West Des Moines on 1250 Jordan Creek Pkwy
  • T.G.I.F. Party - 5pm at Marriott West Des Moines on 1250 Jordan Creek Pkwy
  • Saturday Night Firework Extravaganza: 8pm at the Grandstands
  • Road Tour to Columbus - Details coming soon
Special Awards
  • 2019 Goodguys / Custom Rod of the Year Finalist
  • 2019 Goodguys / Muscle Car of the Year Finalist
  • 2019 Goodguys / Muscle Machine of the Year Finalist
  • 2019 Goodguys / Truck of the Year Early Finalist
  • 2019 Goodguys / Truck of the Year Late Finalist
  • 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
  • Boyd Coddington Memorial Award
  • Chevy Truck Pick
  • Dream Car
  • Ford in a Ford
  • Ford Truck Pick
  • Goodguys Pick
  • Homebuilt Heaven
  • Innovation Award
  • Magnificent Masterpiece
  • Modern Muscle
  • One Fine Deuce
  • Style & Engineering
  • Traditional Homebuilt Heaven
  • Way Cool
  • Ya Gotta Drive Em'
  • Young Guys/Gals
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!

  • All American Sunday
  • Goodguys Builder's Choice
  • Camaro Corral
  • Deuce Doin’s
  • Homebuilt Heaven
  • Mighty Muscle
  • Tri 5 Chevy Corral
  • Trick Truck Corral
  • Wagons & Woodies
  • Ya Gotta Drive Em'
  • YoungGuys/Gals

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

Goodguys AutoCross

Featuring 16 car "Duel in Des Moines" presented by Speedway Motors

Participation Information


Show & Shine Pre-Registration

 

Pre-registration with discount available until 6/23/19 and  without discount until 7/2/19. For "At-Event" registration, please see below.

Online Pre-Registration Print Pre-Registration (coming soon)

 

 

For all vehicles 1987 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 opportunity to participate in Goodguys AutoCross, the chance to win a Goodguys Award, and more!

Goodguys Members
Pre-register up to two days prior to the show to display your vehicle in our Show & Shine for all three days of the show. Members pre-registering by June 23, 2019 will save $15 Off the at-event price and will pay just $45. There are no discounts for Members pre-registering your vehicle after June 23, 2019.

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 $75.

You can become a Goodguys Member for as little as $25 (Silver Membership) or $40 (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 7/2/19 (3 days prior to the event). All Members/participants pre-registering their vehicle after 6/23/19 must provide a valid email address where the event confirmation will be sent

All American Sunday Pre-Registration

For the car guys and gals who own a vehicle newer than our 1987 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, (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 All American Sunday, online or by phone at (925) 838-9876 until 7/2/19 or you can register on the Sunday of the event at the Iowa State Fairgrounds between 7am-Noon for just $30.

Non-Members can only register their vehicle for our Spectre Performance All American Sunday on the Sunday of the event at the Iowa State Fairgrounds between 7am-Noon. Registration for Non-Members is just $45 ($35 with the discount coupon below).

 

 

* Please Note: Online Pre-Registration closes at midnight on 7/2/19

At-Event Vehicle Registration
If you miss the pre-registration cut-off date for this event, which is 7/2/19, 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 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
  • Friday 7/5 - 7:00am to 6:00pm
  • Saturday 7/6 - 7:00am to 3:00pm
  • Sunday 7/7 - 7:00am to noon
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 Gary Strong at (515) 771-6879 or at strong_3490@msn.com

Model & Pedal Car Show Flyer (coming soon)
Goodgals Arts & Crafts Gallery
If you are interested in participating in the Goodgals Arts & Crafts Gallery, please contact:

Cindy Rhoades
765-541-3268
cintigr@aol.com 

Arts & Crafts Registration Flyer (coming soon)
Commercial Vendors
If you are interested in being a Commercial Vendor at this event click here for details or call (925) 218-9151.

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 (coming soon)

 

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

 

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 $28.00/night (extra fee for car trailers) payable at the campground gate. No reservations are accepted and campsites are first come, first serve. For more information call (515) 262-3111 or visit their website.

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 6/23/19
Pre-registration without discount available until 7/2/19


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.

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