Kool Deadwood NitesAugust 21-24, 2014
GREAT CARS, GREAT FUN and GREAT MUSIC!
Check out a time-lapse video from this year's event.
Car registration information will be available in May 2014, call the Deadwood Chamber of Commerce at 1-800-999-1876 for more information! Kool Deadwood Nites brings car lovers together for four days full of classic cars, classic music and classic fun. It’s a 50’s and 60’s sock hop—Deadwood style. Enjoy parades, show and shines and FREE concerts on Main Street featuring the biggest names in rock ‘n roll history.
Got a KOOL CAR? Register for Kool Deadwood Nites HERE!
For a sample of what 2014 will hold, here's a look back at the 2013 schedule!
2013 Kool Deadwood Nites Schedule of Events
Thursday - August 22
Noon - 8:00 pm - Car Registration - Deadwood Gulch Convention Center.
6:00 - 9:00 pm - People’s Choice Award Voting – History and Information Center Parking Lot and portions of Main Street.
7:00 - 10:00 pm - 6th Annual Sock Hop - History and Information Parking Lot and on Main Street
*Must be registered to park in lot. First come, first served
9:00 pm - Results of People's Choice (during Sock Hop) – History and Information Center Parking Lot.
Friday - August 23
9:00 am - 7:00 pm - Car Registration - Deadwood Gulch Convention Center
10:00 am - 2:00 pm - Deadwood Rod Run – Escorted tours through the beautiful Black Hills.
Noon - 5:00 pm - Classic Collector Auction Vehicle Check-in - Open Cut Parking Lot in Lead
Noon - 7:00 pm - Owners Only BBQ – Deadwood Gulch Convention Center.
5:00 pm - FREE Main Street Concerts begin
Saturday - August 24
7 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Classic Car Registration - Deadwood Gulch Convention Center
8:00 am - Noon - Classic Car Competition/Judging - Days of ’76 Rodeo Grounds/Ferguson Field across from First Gold
10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Poker Runs – throughout the Black Hills. Awards party at Tin Lizzie, lower Main Street, beginning at 5 p.m.
Noon - Tin Lizzie free entertainment begins
5:00 pm - Poker Run awards party at Tin Lizzie on lower Main Street
4:00 pm - FREE Main Street Concerts begin!
Sunday - August 25
7:00 am - Parade line-up begins – Rodeo Grounds/Ferguson Field
Show and Shine – Main Street, immediately following the parade
9:00 am - Parade begins
11:00 am - Awards - Parking lot at the History and Information Center
CONGRATS TO THE COMMITTEE'S CHOICE WINNER FOR 2013 - RON MEIS, from LEAD, S.D., with his 1965 Pontiac GTO, at Tatanka: Story of the Bison, located in Deadwood - cool place, cool car!
As always, a great showing by many cars - here are the category winners:
2013 Kool Deadwood Nites winners
Truck Class up to ‘73
1st place. Kenneth Hall, '71 Chevy
2nd place. Ethan Walker, '72 Chevy
3rd place. Gene & Susan Tastad, '50 Ford
1st place. Jim & Max Howrish, '37 Ford Custom
2nd place. Jim Yungiger, '68 Chevy C-10.
3rd place. Alan Remke, '38 Ford.
Pre 54 and older
1st place. Ben Haskins, '28 Ford Model A
2nd place. Tim & Jenn Johnson, '50 Ford
3rd place. Denny Henrikson, '32 Ford Crown Victoria
’55 to ’73 Inclusive
1st place. Darryl Lee, '57 Buick
2nd place. Les Loos, '71 Dodge Demon
3rd place. Steven Frahm, '66 Dodge Chopper
Pro Street Class
1st place. Richard Hamilton, ’41 Willy’s.
2nd place. Jerry Rothluetner, '66 Chevy Chevelle
3rd place. Larry Nelson, '69 Ford Mustang
Muscle Car Class ’64 to ’73 Inclusive
1st place. Rich & Betty Kauk, '69 Plymouth GTX
2nd place. Wayne Brown, '66 Chevy Chevelle
3rd place. Joel Gonzales, '68 Chevy Camaro SS
1st place. Ron Meis, '65 Pontiac GTO
2nd place. Mary Gram, '67 Chevy Camaro
3rd place. Jami Igo, '67 Chevy Camaro
Early ’49 to ’59 Inclusive
1st place. Dan Coleman, Arvada, CO, ’56 Ford.
2nd place. Dale Allen, '56 Mercury.
3rd place. Shane Miller, '50 Ford Coupe
1st place. Neil Krinkle, '57 Chevy Belair Convertible
2nd place. Michael Lien, '55 Chevy Delray
3rd place. Tom Wolff, '55 Chevy 210
1st place. Kent Lundine, '55 Chevy Belair
2nd place. Rudy & Vicky Grossman, '57 Chevy Belair
3rd place. Jim Cushman, '57 Chevy Belair
Late ’60 to ’73 Inclusive
1st place. Davie and Carrie Marcoe, '65 Chevy Malibu
2nd place. Allan Larson, '67 Chevy Corvette.
3rd place. Kate Prescott, '67 Chevy Camaro
Street Rod Class Pre ’49 (’48 and older)
1st place. Norm Fey, '32 Chrysler Coupe
2nd place. Jay Gruba, '37 Packard Coupe
3rd place. Jerry Shagla, '47 Lincoln Coupe
1st place. Bob & Linda Maltese, '37 Ford
2nd place. Connie Remke, '34 Chevy
3rd place. Bob Evenson, '38 2-door
1st place. Mike Reindl, '33 Ford Roadster.
2nd place. Todd & Cindy Brown, '32 Roadster
3rd place. Lance Stiers, '36 Roadster
Rat Rods Class
1st place. Wayne & Lori Canfield, '27 Ford
2nd place. Eli Kath, '28 Dodge
3rd place. Dan Allison, '31 Ford
Show Car Shine - Kent Lundine, '55 Chevy Belair
Best Mopar – Bob Watkins, '69 Dodge Plymouth Roadrunner
Best use of color and design – Bob Koschel, '70 Dodge Challenger
Best Survivor – Leonard Jennings, '52 Kaiser Virginian
Best Motor – Mary Graham, '67 Chevy Camaro
Best Interior – Dan Coleman, '56 Ford
Best Custom - Rich Montanez, '66 Chevy Impala
Best Stock – Kenneth Hall, '71 Chevy
Best Truck – Jim & Max Howrish, '37 Ford Custom
Best General Motors – Darryl Lee, '57 Buick
Best Ford – Shane Miller, '50 Ford Coupe
Best Street Rod – Bob & Linda Maltese, '37 Ford Sedan
Chamber’s Choice – Matt Martinez, '56 Chevy Nomad
Committee’s Choice (This is the top award that will be featured in next year’s posters, T-Shirts and advertising) – Ron Meis, 1965 Pontiac GTO.
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