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Goodguys 5th North Carolina Nationals

April 26-28, 2019
North Carolina State Fairgrounds
1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

 

General Information


Event Contact Information:

  • Goodguys Office Phone: (925) 838-9876
  • North Carolina State Fairgrounds Website | (919) 821-7400
  • Facility Map

Event Hours:

  • Friday, April 26 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Saturday, April 27 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday, April 28 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

 

Pricing


Vehicle Registration & Pricing:

Member Registration Prices Cost Registration Dates
Early Bird Pre-Registration
Online Pre-Registration
$40.00 Now - Dec. 31, 2018
Discount Pre-Registration
Online Pre-Registration
Print Pre-Registration
$45.00 Jan. 1 - Apr. 14, 2019
Pre-Registration (no discount) $60.00 Apr. 15 - Apr. 23, 2019
At-Event Registration $60.00 Apr. 25 - Apr. 27, 2019
Pre-Registration All American Sunday $30.00 Jan. 1 - Apr. 23, 2019
At-Event All American Sunday $35.00 April 28, 2019
Demolition Derby w/Registration $5.00 Available at time of registration
*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 Apr. 25 - Apr. 27, 2019
At-Event All American Sunday $45.00 April 28, 2019

 

Spectator Admission & Pricing:

Spectator Pricing Online Pre-Sale*  At The Gate
Goodguys Members General Admission (ages 13+) $15.00 (Before 4/22/19) $17.00
Non-Member General Admission (ages 13+) $17.00 (Before 4/22/19) $22.00
Kids (ages 7-12) $10.00 $10.00
Kids (ages 6 & under) N/A Free

 

Get Tickets

 

   
General Admission & Demolition Derby Combo Pack $22.00 before 4/22/19 (Save $10) $27.00 (Save $5)
Saturday Night Demolition Derby Only $10.00 $10.00
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 Thursday, April 21, 2019.

 

What's On Tap


Show Features
  • Over 1,500 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 "Rumble in Raleigh"
  • Goodguys Saturday Night Demolition Derby - Please see Demolition Derby information below
  • Indoor car show featuring Hot Rods, Customs and more
  • Burn Out Competition
  • Vendor & Manufacturer Exhibits
  • Swap Meet
  • Cars 4 Sale Corral
  • Live Music Entertainment
  • Model & Pedal Car Show
  • Kids Zone - Free Arts and crafts, games, prizes & more!
2019 Weekend Happenin's (coming soon)

Road Tours & Parties

Thursday Kickoff Party - TBD

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
  • Goodguys Builder's Choice Award selected by Goolsby Customs
  • All American Ford, Chevy & Mopar Pick
  • Best Ride on BFG presented by BFGoodrich Tires
  • Best Ride on Billet Specialties Wheels presented by Billet Specialties
  • Chevy Truck Pick
  • Dream Car
  • Ford Truck Pick
  • Homebuilt Heaven
  • Magnificent Masterpiece
  • Modern Muscle
  • One Fine Deuce
  • Style & Engineering
  • Traditional Homebuilt Heaven
  • Way Cool presented
  • Ya Gotta Drive Em'
  • Young Guys
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
  • 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 "Rumble in Raleigh"

Demolition Derby

Spectator Tickets
Adult Combo Ticket (Goodguys Car Show & Demolition Derby GA Ticket) - $27 (Save $5)
Adult Ticket (Demolition Derby General Admission Ticket Only) - $10
Kids 12 & Under Combo Ticket (Goodguys Car Show & Demolition Derby GA Ticket) - $10
Kids 12 & Under General Admission - $6

Featuring special Sponsor Smash Demolition Derby Exhibition

Gates Open At 5:00PM

Full Size Participation Fee
Pre-Register by April 1, 2019 - $50 (Includes 1 Car and 2 Adults)
Late Registration after April 1, 2019 - $65 (Includes 1 Car and 2 Adults)

Mini Participation Fee
Pre-Register by April 1, 2019 - $30 (Includes 1 Car and 2 Adults)
Late Registration after April 1, 2019 - $45 (Includes 1 Car and 2 Adults)

 

Compact Figure 8 - $10 (Includes 1 Car and 1 Adult)
$100 to Win plus entry fee of all participants. Mini car rules apply.

 

Participant Details
Participating Classes: Full Size/Mini Cars/Compact Figure 8
Pits Open: 10:00am / Tech Open: 10:00am-4:00pm / Competition Begins: 6:00pm

2019 Full Size & Mini Class Demo Derby Registration Form (coming soon)

 

2019 Demo Derby Rules

 

2019 Compact Demo Derby Rules

 

2018 Demo Derby Payouts (coming soon)

 

Participation Information


Show & Shine Pre-Registration

 

Pre-registration with discount available until 4/14/19 and  without discount until 4/23/19. 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 April 14, 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 April 14, 2019. Not a Goodguys member.

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 4/23/19. All Members/participants pre-registering their vehicle after 4/23/19 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, April 28th 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 chance 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 4/23/19 or you can register on the Sunday of the event at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds between 7am-Noon for just $35.

Non-Members can only register their vehicle for our All American Sunday on the Sunday of the event at North Caroline 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 4/23/19 (3 days prior to the event)

At-Event Vehicle Registration
If you miss the Pre-Registration cut-off date for this event, which is 4/23/19, don't worry. You can still register your vehicle the weekend of the show at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds during the following hours:

  • Thursday 4/25 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
  • Friday 4/26 - 7:00am to 5:00pm
  • Saturday 4/27 - 7:00am to 3:00pm
  • Sunday 4/28 - 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 George Henry at (704) 763-5518 or e-mail him here

 

Model & Pedal Car Show 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
Camping
Pre-register $30 per night includes power, water and sewer. We have a 30-unit block in the new campgrounds and all will be parked with the Goodguys group. Contact Claudine Davis via email at claudine.davis@ncagr.gov

 

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
Facility Map
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 4/14/19.
Pre-registration without discount available until 4/23/19.


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.

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