GOODGUYS ROD & CUSTOM ASSOCIATION
COMPANY MISSION STATEMENT
“To produce the finest automotive events and publish credible & entertaining media content that celebrates our passion for the great American car culture, bringing together Cool Cars, Cool People and Good Times!”
The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association promotes and produces some of the world’s most dynamic automotive events. Why? Because we’re car people, just like you. Founded by lifelong hot rodder Gary Meadors in 1983, Goodguys Rod & Custom Association is the world’s largest hot rodding association with over 70,000 active members worldwide. Goodguys events feature thousands of candy colored hot rods and customs, tricked out trucks, mighty muscle cars and regal classics sprawled throughout venues such as lush fairgrounds, super speedways and large outdoor stadiums. The cars, the vendor exhibits, the adrenaline-pumping Goodguys AutoCross, the live entertainment and colorful people create a festive atmosphere charged with electricity. Goodguys offers over 18 events annually across the country from the coast to coast and border to border. Our events range from two-day affairs attended by 30,000 to 40,000 people to three day extravaganza's attracting over 100,000 auto enthusiasts.
We pride ourselves in producing affordable, high quality family-oriented entertainment and having fun with automobiles. All Goodguys events welcome hot rods, customs, classics, trucks, street machines and muscle cars through 1987 vintage while the “Get-Togethers” and “All American Sunday” programs welcome all, years, makes & models of American made and American powered cars and trucks. The Goodguys West Coast Nationals is the only event that is 1972 and earlier. Goodguys association members are a special breed and relish the opportunity to share their cars with the masses. Each Goodguys member receives the monthly Goodguys Goodtimes Gazette, a 250-page full color, super sized and entertaining look at Goodguys events, hot rod heroes, hot rod companies, hot cars and their owners, hot rod classifieds and all the latest news on what did, what is, and what's gonna happen in the world of hot rodding! Members also receive the full-color “Goodtimes Yearbook” – a full color coffee table book style which chronicles the entire event season with stunning photography. A membership card and plus discounts on event registration are also valuable perks of a Goodguys membership.