The 2010 edition of The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s famous Rockabilly Rod Reunion (www.RockabillyRodReunion.com) will launch two new competitions for the female kustom kulture set.
On Saturday, May 29, the 18-and-over girls will vie for the title of Ms. Rockabilly Rod Reunion. The dress code is vintage-themed costumes or dresses and first place pays $1,000. Celebrity judges include: rockabilly customizing icon Bo Huff and pin-up legend Sabina Kelly. The contest will take place at 9 p.m. on the main stage in the fabulous Neon Garage (in the infield of the superspeedway). The one-and-only Nathan Hirschi will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Contestants may enter at the stage on May 28 and 29.
On Sunday, May 30, the Rockabilly Rod Reunion will crown Ms. Swimsuit Superstarlet. The theme is vintage swimsuits and first place pays $250. Celebrity judges include Jason Beam and Nathan Hirschi. The contest will take place at noon on the main stage and contestants may enter there on May 29 and 30.
Ladies may enter both contests.
Founded in 2004, the Rockabilly Rod Reunion features the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Drag Racing Series at The Strip at LVMS, Bo Huff’s Ultimate Garage Party & Car Show, pin-up superstar Sabina Kelly, Jason Beam’s pinstriper showdown, tattoo showcase and the ultimate burn-out contest.
For more information, please contact The Strip’s office at (702) 644-4444 or visit www.LVMS.com. Follow LVMS on Facebook and Twitter.
Friday, May 28 – Day 1 The Strip at LVMS (10 a.m.-5 p.m.) – NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Test ‘n’ Tune.
Neon Garage at LVMS (5 p.m.-2 a.m.) – Bo Huff’s Ultimate Garage Party kick-off and car show, featuring: nine consecutive hours of live bands, vendor displays, cruising, flame-throwing. Neon Garage is located in the infield of the 1.5-mile superspeedway.
Saturday, May 29 – Day 2 The Strip at LVMS (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) – NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series qualifying and Nitro Funny Cars. Swap meet, car cruise, pinstriper showdown (10 a.m.-2 p.m.), rockabilly DJ and live music, tattoo artists and tattoo showcase. $2 draft beer all weekend long!
Neon Garage (5 p.m.-2 a.m.) – Bo Huff’s Ultimate Garage Party & Car Show. The bands keep it cranking, pin-up contest at 10 p.m. ($1,000 to win!), guys’ pompadour contest, car show judging (5 p.m.-Midnight), vendor displays, and much more. $2 draft beer all weekend long!
Sunday, May 30 – Day 3 The Strip at LVMS (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) – NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series final eliminations. Car cruise, car show awards ceremony (2 p.m.), swap meet, hot rod runs, burn-out contest (3 p.m.), rockabilly DJ and live music.
3-day adult super pass (all 3 days at The Strip and both nights at Neon Garage): $49.
3-day kids’ super pass: $15.
Single-event segment tickets: $25 for adults, $7 for kids. Kids 5 and under are free.
Vehicle passes: $75 (includes full-event ticket to the show, one car show entry and one pass down the drag strip on Sunday).
Camping: $75 (located at LVMS drag strip’s “Burn-out RV” lot) Move-in Friday at 11 a.m. and stay until 11 a.m. Monday.
Swap meet: $45 (10′ x 20′ space on Saturday and Sunday at The Strip).
Tickets are on sale at: www.LVMS.com and Ticketmaster.
Additional event info: (702) 632-8213.
Event website: www.RockabillyRodReunion.com.
Directions from Las Vegas: I-15 North to Exit 54 Speedway Boulevard (15 miles north of downtown Las Vegas).