Its nearly time! We have almost reached 300 pre-entries. Our vendor area is full. Final details are being worked out. News! The drag races have been changed. Not by us, but by the track. There will be a caravan to the track leaving at 4:00 Gate opens at 5pm trials at 5:30 ,and eliminations at 7:30.. We have sent the bibles to the printer and here is the final schedule of events for the Nats.
12:00 Noon Gates open
1:00 P.M. Stock exchange opens
1:00 P.M. T-shirt booth opens
2:00 P.M. Kids actives open in the kids
3:00 P.M. Shovel shuffle game
you know, one guy works the
shovel while the rest watch!
At the hobo shelter
3:00 P.M. Geo cache poker rally starts.
This is kind of a hide and seek
using your GPS. Pick up your
game sheets and rules at the stock
exchange. The idea is to
accumulate the best poker hand.
You have till fri noon to finish.
4:00 P.M. Pull out for the drag races –
we leave on time!
5:00 P.M. Soup line opens – Runs till the soup
7:00 P.M. S.O.V.C. Festivities. Your
8:00 P.M. Forever Young : Accoustic sounds
@ the hobo ampitheatre.
9:30 The fun continues with
Midnight Corn Hole tournament
9:00 A.M. Swap Meet. If you have any van stuff to
sell or trade. Bring them out. Set up around
the Hobo shelter..
10:00 A.M. Show & Shine classification begins.
In the Dust Bowl . If you want to enter your van you must get classified. If you have been judged and classified in previous years, all you need to bring is your Nationals class card as long as you haven't added any body changes. Otherwise you need to bring your van to the dust bowl. Classification closes at noon.
11:00 A.M. STOCK EXCHANGE OPENS
*Door prize tickets will be drawn every few
hours and announced over P.A.
*Are you trading your stocks??
*Geo Cache continues – forms available at
stock exchange building
12:00 Noon Geriatric Volley ball - Bring your lawn
chairs. Your gonna sit through this one.
In the Hobo arena
Noon Judging classification closes.
2:00 P.M. Nats board meeting-- Open Meeting portion
to start @ 2 pm, end @ 3:00 pm
3:00 P.M. Bootlegger Bowling- in the Hobo arena
@ 3:00 or immediately after volleyball
6:00 P.M. Vannin.com/Nats board meet & greet –
free beer / free hot dogs on the grill
– till it's all gone.
7:00 P.M. S.O.V.C. Another open invite for fun
At their camp.
8:00 – 11:00 Teen Night – kids building – drinks and
munchies – this is chaperoned – kids
will be escorted to their camp @ 11:00.
9:00 P.M. Electric Mudd--- more great tunes at
the Hobo Camp.
10:00 P.M. Curfew for all kids not at the teen night
11:00 PM Stock exchange closes
12: 00 AM Main Gate Closes For the night..
reopens at 8 AM
12:00 Midnight games.....Rock Paper Scissors
Midnight Tournament This one is so simple any-
one can do it with their eyes shut!!
9:00 A.M. Show & Shine line up for street classes.
See the show & shine rules on page
10:00 A.M. Judging starts, lines close – no vans will be admitted
after judging begins.
12:00 Noon Piston toss in the dust bowl
2:00 P.M. Horse shoes tournament.. 2 man teams
In the dust bowl....
4:00 P.M. Burn out contest Contestants on the track in
front of the grandstand.
7:00 P.M. S.O.V.C. Another invite for social fun!
8:00 P.M. Brite & Shine line up starts
8:00 P.M. Kids – Movie Night.. in the kids building
9:00 P.M. Hey You – Grand Stand A sight and sound
spectacular. Don't miss it
10:00 P.M. Kid curfew, all kids need to be in their camp
12:00 Midnight Midnight Games
in the Hobo shelter
Midnight Band – The Kokosing River Surf Club.. Classic
rock from the 60s & 70s.
In the Hobo arena
9:00 A.M. Show & Shine line up
Mild / Full custom classes and Panels / Tandems
/ Radicals & Minis,any not judged Friday
10:30 A.M. Geo Cache Poker - turn in sheet to draw your
poker hand – Goes till Noon. .At the show&
shine tent..Dust bowl.
12:00 Noon Hot Wheel Show / Model Show
Judging begins . In the stock exchange
1:00 P.M. Hot Wheel races begin .in the Stock exchange
12:00 Noon Kids activities begin
Kids choice for show.
2:00 P.M. Bucket Brigade 3 man teams ,in the dust bowl
3:00 P.M. Slow Drags - On the track in front of the
grandstand. Line up just as you would for a drag
race but the idea is to be the last across the line.
Up to 5 people in the van. Only 4 tires touching
the ground once the race starts, no opening the
hood. must have working brake lights
6:00 P.M. Award ceremony - Hobo Arena..
7:00 P.M. S.O.V.C. One last visit
8:00 P.M. Raffle drawings – After trophies / before band
9:00 P.M. Jake and Elwood And The Soul Men Rhythm
and Blues Review---- In the grandstand
10:00 P.M. Kids curfew
12:00 am Midnight games- what ever we can come up
This is the basic schedule. There are more details to come, once you get there. To recap . we will be opening the gates for early arrivals on Monday morning. We CAN NOT let anyone in before then. We will have a staging area for you to park in before that, if you get there Sunday but you'll have to camp in that area only. There are facilities there (water ,Bathrooms) but please don"t come before that expecting to go in and set up camp. We are ready for you and are working hard to make this your best National Truck-in experience yet!