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Cars > Events > Goodguys Des Moines Iowa 17th Annual Heartland Nationals


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Goodguys Des Moines Iowa 17th Annual Heartland Nationals

Jul 4– 6, 2008


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  • 925) 838-9876

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About Goodguys Des Moines Iowa 17th Annual Heartland Nationals


Dates July 4, 5 & 6, 2008
Venue Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, IA
Local Info Fairgrounds: (515) 262-3111
Hours Friday, July 4: 8am to 5pm
Saturday, July 5: 8am to 8pm
Sunday, July 6: 8am to 3pm
Features • Over 3,500 Rods, Customs & Classics thru '72.
• Nightly Parties • Swap Meet & Cars 4 Sale Corral
• Giant Saturday Night Fireworks Show * Live Nostalgia Entertainment
• Vendor & Manufacturer Exhibits • Goodgals Gallery • Model & Pedal Car Show

Special Awards:
2008 Truck of the Year Early and Late Finalist, 2008 Custom Rod of the Year Finalist, 2008 Muscle Car of the Year Finalist, PPG Dream Car, Roger Burman's Pro's Picks and Street Rodder Top 100 Event

Special Parking Areas Sat 8am-2pm
Trick Truck Corral, Mighty Muscle ('55-'72), Homebuilt Heaven, Deuce Doins
Ya Gotta Drive 'em To Get There, Youngguys and Goodguys Pros Picks

Mobility Rental Service will be renting "Mobility Carts", wheelchairs, kid's strollers and wagons.
Call 913-991-5817 to reserve your rental equipment.
Click here for a reservation form.

REMINDER: No Golf Carts or Motorized Conveyances allowed! (exceptions made for disabled participants with single person conveyances only!)
No Pets, Cans or Bottles allowed on grounds. No Bikes, Scooters or Skates.
Admission General: $17
Kids (7-12): $6
Under 6: Free

Sales Department
For Commercial Vendors/Exhibitors
2702 E University Dr Ste 103-122
Mesa, AZ 85213
Phone: (480) 460-1932; Fax: (480) 460-7810
For Sponsorships
Contact Ed Capen at (925) 838-9876 ext. 139 or
For Advertising
Contact JessAnn Meadors at (925) 838-9876 ext. 130 or
Arts & Crafts Connie Capehart
2600 E. 40th Court Des Moines, IA 50317-5538
Ph: (515) 265-7330
Click here for more info.
Swap Meet/Car Corral For more information please contact:
Jeff Johnson
PO Box 21311
Columbus, OH 43221
(614) 268-1181
Camping On-Site. $22 a nite. Full hook-ups. Payable at the campground gate. No reservations. For info call (515) 262-3111
To Register Click here to download a registration form
Open to Rods, Customs, Classics & Muscle Cars thru ’72. To pre-register, select the "registration" button at the top of this page, or call the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association at (925) 838-9876.
At event registration is at Fairgrounds:
Thur. 10am-5pm, Fri. 8am-6pm, Sat. 7am-3pm, Sun. 8am-Noon.
Additional info Basic Event Info: (925) 838-9876
Model & Pedal Info: Dave Clausen (515) 205-4157
Media Info: Betsy Bennett (503) 246-0237
Click here for the Weekend Schedule
Facility Map &
Hotel Info Click here for extended facility and hotel information.
Date Updated 6/3/08
Please Note: Online registration closes at midnight on 6/20/2008. (2 weeks prior to the event)
Show 'n Shine Event Registration

Date and Time

Fri Jul 4, 2008 – Sun Jul 6, 2008
8:00 am – 3:00 am (CDT)

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Des Moines, Iowa
United States

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