Goodguys announce 2017 event schedule

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Camaro at Goodguys Southwest nationals | Photography by Hans Marquez

The Goodguys Rod and Custom Association, which wraps up its 2016 calendar this weekend at WestWorld in Scottsdale, Arizona, has released its 2017 show schedule. The schedule includes 20 events across the United States with several celebrating significant anniversaries.

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RideTech Corvette on autocross course

The 2017 season begins right back at WestWorld in Scottsdale, Arizona, with the 8th annual Spring Nationals, set for March 10-12, and concludes in Scottsdale with the 20th Southwest Nationals, November 17-19.

In addition to the 20th anniversary of the Southwest Nationals, Goodguys celebrates the 20th anniversary of the PPG Nationals, set for July 7-9 at the Ohio Expo Center, and the 20th anniversary of the Colorado Nationals, held at the Ranch Events Complex in Loveland, September 8-10.

The East Coast Nationals, held June 9-11 in upstate New York, and the Lone Star Nationals, held September 29- October 1 in Fort Worth, celebrate 25th anniversaries while the Pacific NW Nationals celebrates its 30th anniversary, July 29-30 in Washington.

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Camaro on track at Southwest Nationals

A notable update from the 2016 schedule includes the North Carolina Nationals moved two weeks later in the month, set to be held April 28-30.

Goodguys also plans to have autocross competitions at 16 of the 20 events in addition to three Friday night vintage drag races.

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To register for an event or check to see which events offer autocross or drag racing, visit the Goodguys website.

The complete schedule is as follows:

March 10-12              8th Spring Nationals (Scottsdale, AZ)

March 17-19               7th Spring Lone Star Nationals (Fort Worth, TX)

March 25 & 26          35th All American Get-Together (Pleasanton, CA)

March 31-April 2      17th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals (Del Mar, CA)

April 28-30                3rd North Carolina Nationals (Raleigh, NC)

May 19-21                  12th Nashville Nationals (Nashville, TN)

June 3 & 4                 24th Summer Get-Together (Pleasanton, CA)

June 9-11                   25th East Coast Nationals (Rhinebeck, NY)

June 17                       3rd Speedway Motors Day At The Hay (Lincoln, NE)

June 30-July 2         26th Heartland Nationals (Des Moines, IA)

July 7-9                      20th Goodguys PPG Nationals, Columbus, OH)

July 28-30                 30th Pacific Northwest Nationals (Puyallup, WA)

August 18-20             16th Great Northwest Nationals (Spokane, WA)

August 25-27              31st West Coast Nationals (Pleasanton, CA)

September 8-10        20th Colorado Nationals (Loveland, CO)

Sept 29-– Oct 1          25th Lone Star Nationals (Fort Worth, TX)

October 13-15             6th Nostalgia Nationals (Bowling Green, KY)

October 20-22           24th Pennzoil Southeastern Nationals (Charlotte, NC)

November 11 & 12     28th Autumn Get-Together (Pleasanton, CA)

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November 17-19       20th Southwest Nationals (Scottsdale, AZ)

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