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QUEENSLAND REGULAR CRUSIE NIGHTS 2012

Fri & Sat Nights Rock & Roll Cafe 958 Kingston Road Waterford 6pm till late 3805 4444 TP

Every Fri; Sat & Sun evenings (Qtly) Top of the State Margaret 07 4039 1600 SA108b

Every Fri. night Emporium Rock n Roll Milk Bar Old Petrie Town on Dayboro Road. (Northern Districts ASRF Sanction)

1st Saturday night Thumper Nite Cruise

1st Saturday Yatala Drive in Theatre double feature movie night starts 7pm phone Peter [M] 0413 597 659

1st Sunday Gold Coast Tweed Crooze Mudgeeraba Club house, Kustoms of Aust. Al Handley [P] 07 5574 7874

1st Sunday Cyclones Rod & Custom Club Inc Townsville except January 11am-12pm Bohlevale Community Centre

1st and 3rdSunday of month Thumpers Lunch Cruise 0416 264409

1st Monday Classic and Muscle Car Club of Ipswich c/-36 Lewis Drive Chuwar Qld ph. 3281 6524. they attend car shows and shines, picincs, drive outing and swap meets. over 180 members.

1st Monday Kustoms of Australia Meeting Mudgeeraba Club house, Al Handley [P] 07 5574 7874

1st Tuesday Eliminators Hot Rod and American Car Club Inc. for meetings

1st Wednesday Gold Coast Street Rodders Assn Club Meetings Ph Gary 0738217299 SA90kTownsville Contact President: Wally Bawden [P]07 4774 6451

1st Friday night each month Performance Centre Open night 20 Paisley Drive Lawnton 6-10pm

2nd Tuesday evening Jan-Dec Rum City Rodders and Customs Club Meetings

2nd Sunday Twin City Rodders Road Run Sandra [M] 0428 564 587

2nd and 4th Friday Night each month BP Forest Glen leave 7pm Suncoat Rodders Ph Russ 0418 744656

3rd Friday night Jan-Dec Southside Hot Rod Club Club Cruise Angela Ketter:07 3822 1263 Sanction ASRF SA 107 K

3rd Friday each month Fine Iron Queens Park Kiosk Ipswich

3rd Friday each month Gold Coast Street Rodders Assn Ph Gary 0738217299 SA90k

3rd Saturday Rods Inc. Run contact Rick [M] 0402 276 606 or [P] 07 3821 7299

3rd Sunday Jan-Dec NORTHERN DISTRICTS Club Monthly Cruises Peter Abbott: 07 3204 0417 Sanction ASRF SA 120 P

3rd Sunday each month Paradise Cruisers Ph 0400 191664

4th Friday night Twin City Rodders coffee. or Saturday during daylight saving. Club run - 2nd Sun ea. mth Sandra [P] 07 5599 5898 [M] 0428564587

Last Sunday Sept-Dec Conrodders Hot Rod Club Club Cruise

Last Sunday each month Rods Inc John 0416 054629

Last Sunday each month Darryl's Donut Derelict Run 7am to 10am Kessling Ave Kunda Park Sunshine Coast Russ 0418 744656

Last Friday Night Eliminators Hot Rod and American Car Club Inc. invite friends to their Club house, end of Burchill St Loganholme. Bar, pool tables, games. [P] 07 3801 3140 or [M] 04712 148 948

Last Friday Night Humble Pie Cruise Caboolture

Last Friday Night Hungry Jacks Annandale Townsville Rodders Kayleen Maguire [M] 0434875031 [E] kgmaguire@bigpond.com


QUEENSLAND JANUARY 2012

4 Jan Ellis Beach Cruise QLD SA108-02-2012 Top of the State geofflynp@australiaonline.net.au

14 Jan Coffee Cruise QLD SA108-03-2012 Top of the State geofflynp@australiaonline.net.au

Jan 15 North Coast Street Machines Inc. Present the 22nd Annual Show & Shine at the Ballina Rugby League Grounds Bentinck Street, Ballina. The show will feature street machines, hot rods, veteran & vintage, classic and special Interest vehicles. Full catering, novelty events, trade stalls, DJ & Rock n Roll dancing Gates open to cars at 6:30am (NSW time) Judged by ASMF (Qld Division) More details from 02 66281042 or nthcoastsm@hotmail.com

15 Jan Garage Crawl QLD SA117-01-2012 Eliminators eeliminators@gmail.com

21 Jan Coffee Cruise QLD SA108-03-2012 Top of the State geofflynp@australiaonline.net.au

Jan 28 Twilight Hot Rod Show, 2pm till 9pm, Rocklea Showground, cnr Goburra Street and Ipswich Road Service Road, Rocklea. This is GreazeFest's 'little sister' event that starts in the afternoon and runs into the evening. Check out the hot rods and the markets, then spin your partner to Scotty Baker, West Texas Crude, The Vampers, The Mayhem County Boys and DJ Jimmy D. All pre-1973 vehicles welcome. Licensed all ages. $15 entry, under 15s free. More info www.twilightshow.com.au


QUEENSLAND FEBRUARY 2012

1 Feb Ellis Beach Cruise QLD SA108-02-2012 Top of the State geofflynp@australiaonline.net.au

4 Feb Car Truck & Bike Show QLD TC456-01-2012 Shane Weston capalaba@pedders.com.au 0431 211 178 Rocklea Showgrounds

11 Feb Rods over the Gap QLD SA132-01-2012 Southern Downs Rodders CANCELLED Day Run 11/02/2012 Meet Caltex Warrick at 10am run to Stanthorpe taking the "Tastes of the Granite Belt" email: p_j.hirche@activ8.net.au

11 Feb Cruise to Lodge Mount Tamborine QLD SA120-05-2012 Northern Districts peter_abbott@bigpond.com 0423 031 630

11 Feb Coffee Cruise QLD SA108-03-2012 Top of the State geofflynp@australiaonline.net.au

17-19 Feb Moonshine Run 2012 QLD TC 267-01-2012 Pete Neale Cottonvale

18 Feb Coffee Cruise QLD SA108-03-2012 Top of the State geofflynp@australiaonline.net.au

23-26 Feb Agnes Waters First Point Caravan Park QLD SA123-02-2012 Highway 66 pcbarnes@internode.on.net

24-26 Feb Annual Drifter Caravan Park Kingscliff Run QLD SA106-01-2012 Tweed Area Rodders duece32@aapt.net.au

25 Feb Cruzin Magazine Nostalgia Drags H/O QLD TC28 Willowbank Raceway, QLD Contact - Steve Bettes, General Manager, Willowbank Raceway www.willowbankraceway.com.au Ph: 07 5461 5461


QUEENSLAND MARCH 2012

March 9-11 Toowoomba Hot rod Club's High Altitude Hotrod Run, Toowoomba Show grounds, ASRF Qld SA 102-01-2012. Friday night mystery tour, Saturday activities include the billy cart derby, Saturday night dinner theme "Old School Days" Sunday Show 'n' Shine in Margaret Street, camping is available at Show grounds. Further info from Dave at hartwig1@bigpond.net.au

Mar 15-17 Annual Campout QLD SA114-01-2012 Paradise Cruisers denise@kalwun.com.au Canungra

March 18 Northern Districts Rodders Swapmeet, show and shine, Redcliffe showgrounds, enter off Scarborough Rd, gates open at 6am, swappers $6, lookers $3, show judging at 11am, for more details Ph Peter 0423 031 630 or Richard 3203 4907.


QUEENSLAND APRIL 2012

Apr 5-9 North Coast Campout 2012 QLD SA 101-01-2012 Conrodders HR & C Hervey Bay

Apr 5 Annual Milmerran Run QLD SA122-01-2012 Rods Inc thorburns@aapt.net.au George: 07 5547 0191 Norma: 07 5546 9074

April 6-9 Conrodders Hot Rod & Customs, 7th North Coast Campout, Maryborough Showgrounds, great camping, great fun, lots of activities, $55 family site registration (2 adults & kids), extra adults on site $25 each, covers your camp site, Meet & Greet night, 3 breakfasts, Saturday lunch, entry into Sunday Show & Shine, Goody bag, entertainment and activities during the weekend. Car Display Entry Gold Coin Donation to Leukaemia Foundation, open to the public $5.00 entry per person, children under 12 free, trade display $20. Info Quincy 0409 420 800, Barb 0412 878 339, www.conroddersherveybay.org.au

April 6-9 Rods Inc Millmerran Hot Rod Run 10th Annversary, $10 entry fee includes lucky draw, ASRF sanctioned, pre order T shirts cut off 22nd February, more info call George 0438 454 696, entry forms available from Cruzin website.

April 13-16 2012 Big River Regional Nationals, Riverland Exhibition Centre, scenic bus tours, trade stands & variety stalls, show 'n' shine, dinner dance & presentations, lots of food & drink, Hot Rod Olympics, regional cruises, club tents, chairs and trestles will be available for hire, costs are very reasonable and the details on how to book and locations are on the website, for more info Ph Graham 08 8588 7169, 0419 807 837 or email bimbimbi@hotkey.net.au

April 15 Shannons Queensland Auto Spectacular, Willowbank Raceway, Queensland's largest car, bike show and swap meet, test n tune, dyno, rocker cover racing, vehicles for judging must pre-enter, show vehicles on display by 9am, trophies at 2pm, enquiries to 0403 960584 or www.queenslandautospectacular.com.au

Apr 22 14th Annual Gold Coast Super Swap & Show N Shine 6am-2pm Proudly brought to you by the AUTOMOBILE RESTORERS ASSOC. GOLD COAST opposite Carrara Sports Complex, Nerang Broadbeach Rd, Carrara, Gold Coast Setup from 12 Noon Saturday, Gates open Sunday 6am. Adults $4.00, Kids Free Swap sites are $5.00 which includes driver, open to all vintage and classic cars and parts, antiques , collectables, model cars, motoring books etc. SHOW N SHINE is open to all makes and models of cars and commercials, Over 20 trophies up for grabs. This years theme is 80 YEARS OF THE FORD V8, with special trophies up for grabs for the V8’s only. Show N Shine entry is $5.00 for display only, $5.00 extra for judging. Caterers on site, for more info call Terry on 0413 875 737 Email: aussieacer@hotmail.com Terry: 0413875737 Lyle: 0412096429 aussieacer@hotmail.com www.aragc.net.au

Apr 25 Annual ANZAC Day Community Breakfast QLD SA112-03-2012 Fine Iron steve@xl.com.au


QUEENSLAND MAY 2012

May 4-7 The GarterBelts & Gasoline Nostalgia Festival, Mt Tamborine in the Gold Coast hinterland, Qld Labour Day long weekend, three days and nights of entertainment featuring live bands at two venues, pinup contest, art exhibition, the hot rod carnivale, camping for vintage caravans, movies and the vintage soap box derby, for more info visit www.garterbeltsandgasoline.com.au or call 0428 887 522.

May 4-7 May in the Wide Bay QLD SA 134-01-2012 Wide Bay Rodders jeffneels@bigpond.com 07 4124 8632 Happy Wanderers Caravan Park

May 11-13 QLD Hot Rod & Street Machine Spectacular QLD SA234-01-2012 State Title Hot Rod Show QHRP steve@qhrp.org 0417 165 763

May 13 Classic Speedway Association of QLD Inc 7th Annual Car Bike Show and Swap, Greenbank Sport and Recreational 720-768 Middle Road Greenbank, open to all Vintage, Classic, Hot Rods, Cutoms, Modern road registered vehicles, Bikes, Speedway and Memorabillia, Motoring Club and Trade displays welcome, new trophy categories and kids amusements, gates open 6am for swappers, entry/site fee $10 per car includes driver only, entrants in by 8am, judging 10am, trophy presentation 11.30, $3 public entry children under 16 free, no dogs or overnight camping, enquires Frank Cox 0407 035412 or email tony@classicspeedway.com.

May 21 Annual Swap Meet & Show n Shine QLD SA112-02-2012 Fine Iron steve@xl.com.au Stan McRae Park, Ebbw Vale

May 26 Annual Swap Meet & Show n Shine QLD SA112-02-2012 Fine Iron steve@xl.com.au Stan McRae Park, Ebbw Vale

May 26 Rodz, Rock 'n' Roll Show 'n Shine. Pine Rivers Park, Strathpine, QLD Free event! Huge rock 'n' roll stage program including The Deltones, Car Show & Shine featuring cars from pre-1979 plus food and markets, rides and more! Sanction Coming soon! CONTACT Bridget Roberts P 07 3283 0421 E bridget.roberts@moretonbay.qld.gov.au


QUEENSLAND JUNE 2012

Jun 1-11 Cooly Rocks on Festival QLD TC286-01-2012 Bob Newman bob@coolyrockson.com

Jun 02-03 GOLD COAST SWAP MEET & SHOW N SHINE, OXENFORD. A 2 day event! For all details go to www.goldcoastswapmeet.com.au or facebook.com/goldcoastswapmeet CONTACT Kevin Franklin Mobile 0498 054140
Email kevin@goldcoastswapmeet.com.au

QUEENSLAND JULY 2012

Jul 1 Logan City PCYC Car Show & Family Fun Day QLD TC270-01-2012 Logan City PCYC Ross Keipe 0432 425 856 operations@logan.pcyc.org.au Wembley Road, Woodridge

Jul 6-9 Annual "Run In The Sun" Calliope QLD SA125-04-2012 Reef City reefcityrod@hotmail.com

Jul 8 ORIGINAL GOLD COAST SWAP at Mudgeeraba 6am ? 2pm Venue: Mudgeeraba Showgrounds, Cnr Mudgeeraba & Worongary Rds, Mudgeeraba Free parking in grounds. Entry from Worongary Rd. One of the biggest swaps in SE Qld Historic Car parts, Memorabilia, Model Cars, Antiques, Collectables available. Adult Entry $3; Outdoor sites $10 inc driver (no booking required). Saturday set up 2pm?5pm. Camping available $15 inc amenities & limited power sites.Sunday - Gates open 5am for stall holders. Trading 6am ? 2pm Sunday only.Full catering available. For more info: Email gcswap@gcaac.com.au Check Website: www.gcaac.com.au or Phone Ray 0424 983270 or Pam 0400 278807

Jul 13-15 Back to Brunswick Rod Run, Brunswick Heads, low cost, low fuss, pub cruise on Saturday for lunch, Saturday night party at Brunswick Heads Hotel, Sunday car show, watch this space for announcement on special guests, ASRF sanctioned, for more info Ph Rod Brewer 0418 762 576 or Peter Paynter 0419 787 123.


QUEENSLAND AUGUST 2012

Aug 18 Car Show 'n' Shine & Dance Night, presented by Rods Inc at Kingsridge Community Centre Gould Adams Park Kingston. Open to pre 1978 vehicles from 2pm-6pm, trophy presentations 6pm, band Lucky Aces with an Elvis tribute show playing from 6.30-10.30pm. Contact Kerry 0419 226 709 or www.rodsinc.com.au. ASRF # SA122-02-2012.

Aug 18 Kumbia State School P&C present the 19th Piston Kumbia Cup Brian Drain Trivia Night. Kumbia Hall, raising funds for the school P&C. 6.30pm for 7pm start. Food provided, BYO esky. $80 per table of six. Contact Annette 07 4164 4342 or Louise 07 4164 4131

Aug 19 Mimsy's Trailer Trash Tattoo open day. Join Mimsy in her new tattoo parlour and trailer park. Live band The Ten Fours, vendors, vintage caravan show, jumping castle, temporary tattooing and face painting. 621 Lores Bonney Drv, Archerfield Airport. Contact Mimsy 07 3274 6645

Aug 24-26 Rocky August Rod Roundup QLD SA123-03-2012 Highway 66 pcbarnes@internode.on.net

Aug 26 Jimboomba Swap and Auto Extravaganza at Tully Park, Maclean Bridge, Jimboomba. No swap site fee. Gates open 6am Sunday. Owners of restored, modified, rodded or custom cars, trucks and bikes are invited to display. An extra $5 to have your vehicle judged, in a number of categories. Trade stalls welcome but please ring for confirmation. $5 for all adults and children over 14. Parking free. No dogs please. Gates open 6am Sunday. Contact Jim 07 33419618 or Ron 07 55379445.

Aug 26 The 2012 Redneck Rumble presented by The Redneck Scroungers Inc. Open to Pre 1980 rods, customs, classics and bikes. Cruise from 48 Business St, Yatala at 9.30am to Coomera for a show n shine with entertainment, food and drinks available. $5 per vehicle. ASRF TC284-01-2012

Aug 31-3 Rods in Paradise QLD SA 90-02-2012 Gold Coast Street Rodders roger@michelservices.com.au Treasure Island Caravan Park, Labrador


QUEENSLAND SEPTEMBER 2012

Sep 2 Dads Day In The Valley, 9am - 3pm in the streets of Mirani, swap meet from 7.30am, hot rods, junior rods, classics and muscle cars. Registration $15, adults $2, children free. Contact John 0427 442 875 or john.ormonde@emecogroup.com 

Sep 6-9 Annual Drifters Holiday Park Chinderah QLD SA 127-02-2012 Deuces Ltd Inc Ken Brown k_jbrown@tpg.com.au 02 6646 4575

Sep 6-9 Carline Mufflers Power Cruise #37 Queensland Raceway Willowbank presented by Supercheap Auto. Top 50 cars to the final-$500 buy in-Winner takes the largest cash prize in Australian Motorsports History, $50K Burnout Comp plus all you usual cool stuff including show n shine and Miss Powercruise and bikini show, powerskids and drifting. Tickets at the gate or www.Powercruise.com info 0407 172 413.

Sep 8 Gympie Historic Auto Club Inc Swap Meet. Gympie showgrounds, Exhibition Rd, Gympie. Gates open for vendors from 3.30pm on Friday, buyers from 6am on Saturday. Sites from $10, public $3, contact Noel 07 5482 2303 or www.gympiehistoricau@spiderweb.com.au

Sep 8 Mega Motor Show, Caboolture Historical Village, 280 Beerburram Rd, Caboolture, 8.30am- 4pm, Enjoy the carnival atmosphere and showcase your latest ride, There will be a Bush Pub, market stalls, entertainment, re-enactments and model displays, 60 historical buildings displaying over 100,000 items of historical interest set in landscaped gardens. Contact 0447 228 651 or events@historicalvillage.com.au.

Sep 9 Lowood Reunion remembering race driver John Hough. From 10am at the Lockrose Heritage Museum, 15 Lockrose Rd, Lockrose. Plaque laying and dedications, vintage motorcycles, show cars, racing celebrities from yesteryear, camping and B&B accommodation available. Contact Neil or Gwen 0401 196400 or lhmuseum@hotmail.com

Sep 8-9 Run to the Sun Hot Rod & Classic Car Show. This is a two-day undercover event at the Bruce Bishop Car Park, Beach Rd, Surfers Paradise. Open to hot rods and pre 1970 USA & Aussie classic cars featuring live music, beauty pageant, rock n roll dancing, trade stalls and Friday night cruise. Visit www.runtothesunsurfers.com for full info or call Brian Burgess 0466 879 868. EVENT POSTPONED UNTIL 2013.

Sep 8-9 Queensland Model Hobbies Expo, Brisbane Table Tennis Centre, scale model displays and Qld scale model championships, vendors and displays. Visit www.qmhe.com for full event details.

Sep 14-17 36th National Chevrolet Festival, Bundaberg Bargara in the Nth Burnett area of Queensland. Show n Shine with vehicles from the early 1900's to the present models with trade displays, giveaways, raffles, observation runs, beach walks, free BBQ's, a presentation dinner, Bundaberg Rum Distillery tour and rock 'n roll dancing demonstrations. For further info www.chevclubqld.com, email chevclubqld@hotmail.com or call Elton 0417 791 595.

Sep 16 Highway Thunder, a convoy of cars, trucks and bikes travelling from the Logan Hyperdome car park to Parklands, Gold Coast. This event is presented by Bravehearts Inc to raise awareness and combat child sexual assault. Contact 07 5552 3000 or visit www.whiteballonday.com.au/highway_thunder

Sep 16 Beaudesert Swap Meet, Beaudesert Showgrounds, 6am-3pm, unlimited sites, no bookings required, club food and drinks available. Adults $3, students/children free. Swap sites free. Display vehicles and other displays welcome. Local charities to benefit from day. Contact 0428 146 176, 0414 066 121 07 5544 8174, 07 5541 2298.

Sep 16 Corvettes on the Coast, Southport Broadwater Parklands, Gold Coast Highway, Southport. 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM. Queensland Corvette Club Concourse will be bigger and better than ever, Corvettes return to the Gold Coast's beautiful Broadwater Parkland's to celebrate everything Vette. This time we're inviting our friends from a number of other prestigious American Car Clubs to share the celebration. The Gold Coast City Council have generously granted exclusive use of the entire parklands area and we intend to fill it with a variety of muscle cars. There will be delicious food and refreshing drinks available, even more trade displays, music, and don't forget our friends from Camp Quality with their Camp Quality esCARpade vehicle. All Corvettes and invited club vehicles are welcome regardless of condition and must sign in between 7am and 8:30am and stay in-place until 3pm for pedestrian safety. Registration is $20 per vehicle and owners entering more than one vehicle only need pay for their first. More details and enquiries contact Peter Turner 0409 003 300.

Sep 22 Stanthorpe Monster Motor Show, Stanthorpe Showgrounds, corner High Street and Club Street, Stanthorpe 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM The Stanthorpe Historic Vehicle & Machinery Group and local enthusiasts are hosting the Stanthorpe Monster Motor Show on Saturday 22nd September 2012 at the Stanthorpe Showgrounds. Come along and enjoy the huge displays of vintage, classic and modern cars, motorcycles, trucks and tractors. All profits and donations from the day go to Prostate Cancer.Gold coin donation for entry, bar and barbecue, live band, raffles. Exhibitors in by 8am, show starts 9am. Camping available. For more information phone Mick Spiller  0437 063 803  or Lester Kruger  0428 784 755 . http://www.motorshowoff.com/

Sep 23 Hot Rod, Car & Custom Show presented by Eliminators HRACC Inc Beenleigh Showground. Swap meet 6am, Car Show 9am, open to hot rods, American, muscle and competition cars, restored vehicles, street machines, customs and classics, enter on the day. Day includes live music, Low Brow art show for only $5 admission with kids under 12 free. For further info call Ray 0419 583 522 or Wayne 0438 501 939, trade enquiries Les 0400 595 629 AH. ASRF sanction # SA-117-02-2012.

Sep 23 Annual Show at Beenleigh QLD SA117-02-2012 Eliminators eeliminators@gmail.com

Sep 29 Asphalt Demons 2nd Invitational, Archer Falls Airfield, Neurum Rd, Mt Archer, rods, customs, bikes, dirt track, time trials, live bands and camping. Camping available on Sat night $5, gates open on Sunday at 9am, entry $20. Contact Bazz 0403 227600 or Aden 0407 625890.

Sep 29-30 Toowoomba Swap Meet and All Holden Day, Souths Football Oval, Baker St, Toowoomba, 9am-3pm, swap meet on Saturday, all Holden day on Sunday. Contact Jim 0407 353959 or visit www.toowoombafxfjholdens.org.au

Sep 29 Motor Q, Qld Raceway, Willowbank, A show and shine display for hot rods and customs. There will be opportunities to cruise the track and participate in track challenges. Food and drink available at the track with plenty for all the family to see and do.Entry $20 Saturday, $30 Sunday, $40 weekend pass, kids under 12 free. Students 13-16 and pensioners $10 each day. Visit www.qldraceways.com.au/theme-days

Sep 29-30 Old Truck and Machinery Show, Gatton Showgrounds, Woodlands Road, Gatton in Lockyer Valley. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM The HCVAQ will hold their 19th annual two day show which will be held on the 29th and 30th September, 2012 at the Gatton Showgrounds approximately 100kms west of Brisbane. Our special feature this year, apart from the old trucks, are Kenworth Trucks. Adults $5, children under 14 free. All brands of trucks and tractors welcome to exhibit. There is no charge to exhibit your pride and joy. Classic cars, motorcycle, trucks and tractors will be made most welcome and we have plenty of space. Trade stands are also welcome. For more info  07 5448 8246.

Sep 30 GM Roundup, Car Show n Shine and Swap Meet. Rocklea Show ground. $7,500 cash and trophies. Food, coffee and licensed bar all day, live band, rocker cover races, bash a Ford comp, Motorama 500 (wheelie bin races) Pre Entry $20, on the day $30. Gates open to entrants 6am, public 8am till 3pm. No Dogs please. Contact Dudley 0418763886 or John 0412506617.


QUEENSLAND OCTOBER 2012

Oct 7 Qld Chrysler Expo, new location is now Mueller College, 75 Morris Rd, Rothwell. This is the day each year when you are able to view one the largest collection of Chrysler vehicles on show in Queensland, all at one site. The event will include swap meet, car corral, trade stalls, cash prizes, food, drinks and great music. Vehicles to be judged must be on the oval no later than 8.30am. Swap sites and traders from 6am. Entrants from 7am, public 8am. Visit www.chryslerownersclubqld.com.

Oct 12 Fassifern Car Club Swap Meet, Kalbar showground, George St, Kalbar. Huge Classic Car and Bike display, contact Vince 0409 075919 or Anthony 0429 899930.

Oct 12-14 Rum City Rods & Customs present the annual Bargara Beach Camp Out. Bargara Beach Caravan Park, Bargara. Friday night meet and greet BBQ, cruises, catered dinner, fancy dress and live band, show n shine. ASRF sanction Qld SA 109-02-2012. For accommodation contact 07 4159 2228, for event details Leanne 0402 334009, 07 4155 2915 or Ross 0417 779448, 07 4151 4177.

Oct 13 Bundaberg Swap Meet, Agro-Trends Grounds, Childers Rd, Bundaberg, 6am - 4pm, vintage cars and motorcycles, antique machinery, live music, food stalls. Outdoors and indoors sites from $20. All sites powered and camping sites available to site holders. Admission $3, primary students free. Contact 07 4151 2688.

Oct 13 Drive N Jive presented by Kustoms of Australia Gold Coast at the Yatala Drive In, M1 exit 38. Adults $19, children $13 includes double feature, gates open at 2pm with trophies to be won for cars and best dressed 50s & 60s era. Gate takings will benefit the Aeiou Foundation. Visit www.kustomsofaustralia.com

Oct 13 AutoBarn Car Buffs Motor Show, Ipswich Brothers Leagues Club, Wildey Street, Ipswich 1:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Autobarn “Car Buffs” Motor Show this year is raising money for the Ipswich SES. There will be 11 categories with 22 trophies (first and runner up), with an encouragement award for each category in the form of a gift pack/voucher and or plaque.

Oct 14 Harrigan's Rod & Custom Show, Drift Inn Calypso Bay, Jacobs Well. 5th anniversary of this iconic rod and custom show featuring hot rods, classics, customs and street machines competing for bespoke trophies, awards and giveaways totalling more than $5000. Trade displays including clothing, Rock n Roll memorabilia and car parts, V8 Supercars, kids face painting and a mega raffle will also feature on the day along with food, drinks and DJ. Gates open 7am for entrants, $15 includes car and 2 occupants, $5 for spectators 9am. ASRF # TC 238-03-2012. Contact Peter 0418 190103 or Elton 0417 791595.

Oct 14 The Kilcoy Classics On Wheels, Kilcoy Showground, D'Aguilar Hwy Motoring enthusiasts will be show casing their classic cars, bikes and specialty vehicles. The event is held in conjunction with the Kilcoy Wood, Wine and Art Festival. $5 entry and school aged children are free. Contact Richard on 07 54972563 or kilcoyclassicsonwheels@gmail.com

Oct 19-21 The Waterhole Rocks, Nanango Showground. Fun packed camping weekend open to all hot rods and pre '75 classics & custom cars & vintage vans. Affordable meals, live Rock n Roll bands and Show n Shine. Camping $8.50 per person per night, ASRF # TC 302-01-2012. Contact Terry 0409496167 or the show society 07 4163 1273.

Oct 27 Halloween Run QLD SA122-04-2012 Rods Inc thorburns@aapt.net.au

Oct 28 The Goombungee Car and Motorbike, Show and Shine and Market Day, Goombungee Showgrounds. Open to vehicles pre war to modern day with many trophies on offer, gates open 9am with judging 10:15am sharp, $10 entry fee. Public can enjoy Markets, Jumping Castle, Food, Drinks and Bar available, Raffles to be won during the day all for a Gold Coin admission fee. Car Show enquiries contact Amanda 0428344811 or to book a Market site please phone Kylie 0427965767.

Oct 28 The Scenic Rim Motor Sports Assoc Inc. presents their third hot rod and custom show, Beaudesert Showground, show is open to rods, customs, muscle and drag cars, there will be dyno operating, trade alley, kids rides and rocker cover racing. Car entry from 7am for $10, public entry $5 for adults with under 13s free. Contact Matt 0427 124 756 or www.scenicrimmotorsports.com.au

Oct 28 Crookwell Rotary Swap Meet and Market Day, Crookwell Showground NSW 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM A great variety goods on offer, old & new car parts, automobilia, books, tools, antiques, collectables, plants & nursery items, clothing, footwear, woodwork, ironwork, bric-a-brac, bits & pieces, old & new. Surplus items auction commencing at 11am, $50 lucky stall draw at 12 noon. Indoor sites 4m x 3.5m with power (bookings required) $25. Outdoor sites 7.5m x 5m, a few with power $20 each, unpowered $15 each. Camp sites free on Saturday, other nights $15. Setup noon Saturday and from 5.30am Sunday. Entry adults $4, children under 12 free. Free parking. Full catering until 8pm Saturday and 6am Sunday. Easy traveling 2.5 hrs Sydney, 2 hrs Bathurst, 1.5 hrs Canberra. Bookings Bill Rogerson  0428 480 632 . 

Oct 28 Inverell Sapphire City Show and Shine VARLEY OVAL, EVANS STREET, INVERELL, NSW 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Motor bikes, vintage, street machines, tappet cover racing, wheel changing, face painting, food and drinks. Entrants gate opens 6am, spectators gate opens 9am. Admission - spectators $5, children under 12 free with accompanying adult. Entrants: Before 20/10/12- $15, After 20/10/12- $25. Club or Individual with 3 or more entries $15 per entry. Over 60 trophies up for grabs. Independent judges from the AHRC. All Funds raised used for Rotary programs. Further information contact Ron  0408 781402 http://www.sapphirecityshowandshine.com/ .

Oct 27-28 Rocktober at the Beenleigh Historical Village and Museum, 199 Main St, Beenleigh, cars, guitars and movie stars, come dressed as your favourite movie star for free entry, classic car show with great prizes and trophies, bands, giant dance floor, market stalls, bourbon and beer hall, festival foods and a Guinness world record challenge for the most people rock 'n' roll dancing at one time. Contact 07 3287 2939.


QUEENSLAND NOVEMBER 2012

Nov 3 Hervey Bay Swap Meet, Harvey Bay State School, Old Maryborough Rd, Hervy Bay, 6am-2pm, something for everyone, car parts old and new, antiques, collectables, bric a brac, plants, entertainment and fully catered, single sites $15, double sites $25, entry $2 for lookers. Contact Kylie 07 4194 3759 or Rob 0408 455 447.

Nov 3-4 Gold Coast Antique Auto Club Autorama, Don Paxton Park, Station Street, Tugun, QLD 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM Enjoy the Gold Coast Antique Auto Club’s friendly hospitality at their annual Autorama event. Saturday 8:00am - 4pm, Sunday 8:30am - 2:30pm. After registration at 8am Rally to commence at 10:30. A Picnic lunch will be given to you. Dinner 6:00 for 6:30pm. Sunday 4th 8:30 - Static Display and judging, morning tea from 9:00am at the Bowls and Community Club (adjacent to the Park). 10am Rally commences. 12:00 Fabulous gourmet lunch. This will be a weekend of touring in the picturesque South East Queensland and North East NSW countryside. Suitable runs will be organised for older cars. Dinner Dance on Saturday night. Limited to 100 cars. http://www.gcaac.com.au/

Nov 4 The 12th Annual Wheels Of The Century Automotive Show. Redcliffe Showgrounds. Open to all car clubs and private entries including historical vehicles. Food, drinks, live music and vendors. Entry $10 (incl. Driver) General Admission $5 and under 12s are free. Contact Cheryl 0427313458 or Brian 0412744354, email wheelscentury@optushome.com.au.

Nov 4 North Pine Country Cruise. All pre 74, Hot Rods, Customs, Classics, & motorbikes are all welcome to a fun day at Old Petrie Town, 366 Dayboro Rd Petrie. Lots to do for the whole family, working historic village, country markets, arts, crafts, heaps of trophies & give-a-ways all for a gold coin entry. ASRF Travel Permit TC 271-01-2012. Contact Brad 0417617168 or Lon 0417736500 after 7pm.

Nov 4 Purga Swap Meet, CWA grounds, Purga School, Purga, sites are $5, public $2, kids free. Trade sites welcome, classic car display drivers free, food and drinks available. Contact Nicole 0417 797 552.

Nov 9-11 EsKape 2012 LD SA124-01-2012 Graffiti Rods fastlane05@y7mail.com Larry 07 3491 9122 AH Gary 07 3203 0960 AH

Nov 10 Noosa The Hill, Gyndier Drive, Tewantin, off the Noosa to Cooroy Road QLD 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 10th and 11th November 2012 is the 15th annual running of Historic Noosa Hill Climb "The Hill". "The Hill" is classed as one of the premier hill climb events in Australia. It has attracted such notables as Vern Schuppan, Kevin Bartlett, Dick & Steve Johnson just to name a few. With such a broad range of makes and models competing such as the Skelta, XU1s, Minis, Fiats, GTs, Jags, Open Wheel Hill Climb Specials and to many more too mention. There is sure to be at least one car that will stir your passion. So gather your friends and family and come and enjoy the thrills and spills that are "The Hill". http://www.noosacarclub.com.au/event-det__quot_the_hill_quot_historic_hill_climb_13.htm

Nov 12 1st Annual Kustom Treasurefest, Gumdale Progress Hall, gold coin entry to raise funds for ACT Kids (Formally known as the Abused Child Trust) Kustom cars on display along with kustom arts. Contact 0419 028229

Nov 18 QHRP annual swap meet and show 'n' shine, Rocklea Showground, gates open at 6am for swappers with sites at $10, 7am for public $3, car show from 8.30 am at $6 per vehicle including driver, open to all hot rods, customs, streeters and classic bikes, refreshments available, no pets please. Contact Bob 0419 711 379, Bill 0407 601 956 or visit www.qhrp.org

Nov 18 Gold Coast Car Show, Mudgeeraba Showground, rides and entertainment, vendors, 40 trophies up for grabs, gates open for entrants at 5.30am, $10 for show cars, $10 for public entry with under 12s free. Contact Kevin 0439 170882 or visit www.goldcoastcarshow.com.au


QUEENSLAND DECEMBER 2012



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