Kool Deadwood NitesAugust 22-25, 2013
GREAT CARS, GREAT FUN and GREAT MUSIC!!!
Free entertainment! This year's FREE Main Street concerts include PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS of Friday, August 23 and THE BUCKINGHAMS on Saturday, August 24.
Make plans for 2013 - August 22-25.
Car registration information will be available in May, 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.
Here's 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!
Featuring The Kid & Nic Show, DD and the Fayroh’s and PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS!
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
9:00 am - Classic Collector Car Auction - Open Cut Parking Lot in Lead
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
2:00 - 5:00 pm - Classic Collector Car Auction Vehicle Check-in (for Sunday's Deadwood auction) - Deadwood Gulch Gaming Resort Convention Center
5:00 pm - Poker Run awards party at Tin Lizzie on lower Main Street
4:00 pm - FREE Main Street Concerts begin!
Featuring DD and the Fayroh’s, The Super 55s, The Kid & Nic Show and THE BUCKINGHAMS!
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
9:00 am - Classic Collector Car Auction at the Deadwood Gulch Gaming Resort Convention Center
11:00 am - Awards - Parking lot at the History and Information Center
***For information on the Classic Collector Auctions, call (605) 348-1369 or visit www.mcphersonauction.com.
OPEN CONTAINER is allowed (SEE MAP HERE for boundaries) from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, August 22 and noon to 10 p.m. on Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24.
CONGRATS TO THE COMMITTEE'S CHOICE WINNER FOR 2012 - THE LUNDINE FAMILY, FROM CASPER, WYO. WITH THIS 1955 CHEVY BEL AIR!
As always, a great showing by many cars - here are the category winners:
2012 Kool Deadwood Nites winners
Truck Class up to ‘73
1st place. Joel Koskan, Wood, SD – ’72 Chevrolet.
2nd place. Rod & Sondra Koberstein, Loveland, CO, ’29 Ford.
3rd place. Jason Wichert, Gillette, WY, ’72 Chevrolet.
1st place. Ron Meis, Lead, SD, ’40 Ford.
2nd place. Dave Wyatt, Casper, WY, ’72 Chevy C-10.
3rd place. G-Force Customs, Algona, IA, ’51 Chevy pickup.
Pre 54 and older
1st place. Tom & Ann Price, Rapid City, SD, ’53 Pontiac Chiefton.
2nd place. Don Burger, Rapid City, SD, ’36 Buick Special.
3rd place. Ivan Policky, Upton, WY, ’39 Ford.
’55 to ’73 Inclusive
1st place. Dennis Christianson, Rapid City, SD, ’55 Chevy.
2nd place. Larry Nelson, Platteville, CO, ’69 Ford Mustang.
3rd place. Allen Hangs, Rifle, CO, ’58 Corvette.
Pro Street Class
1st place. Larry & Lisa Malisoni, Thorton, CO, ’41 Willy’s.
2nd place. Ron Meis, Lead, SD, ’41 Willy’s.
3rd place. Rick Powell, Gering, NE, ’69 Chevy SS.
Muscle Car Class ’64 to ’73 Inclusive
1st place. Craig Mickelson, Spearfish, SD, ’70 Chevelle LSS.
2nd place. Tom Farnsworth, Newcastle, WY, ’69 Camaro Z-28.
3rd place. Ron Persors, West Fargo, ND, ’70 442 Convertible.
1st place. Gary Pestorious, Albert Lee, MN, ’69 Charger.
2nd place. Al Crown, Wall, SD, ’69 Camaro.
3rd place. Nancy Brandt, Titonka, IA, ’69 Camaro SS Convertible.
Early ’49 to ’59 Inclusive
1st place. Dan Coleman, Arvada, CO, ’56 Ford.
2nd place. John Swedewasky, Westminster, CO, ’48 Chevrolet.
3rd place. Richard Casey, Rifle, CO, ’58 Chevrolet.
1st place. Joe Scott, Casper, WY, ’57 Chevy.
2nd place. John Wegleitner, Dickinson, ND.
3rd place. Wendy O’Neill, Belgrade, MT.
1st place. Ron & Terri Allen, Scottsbluff, NE, ’55 Chevy Convertible.
2nd place. Kent Lundine, Casper, WY, ’55 Chevy.
3rd place. Gary Shoenhard, Sioux Falls, SD, ’57 Chevy.
Late ’60 to ’73 Inclusive
1st place. Don McGlade, Casper, WY, ’63 Chevy.
2nd place. John Jennick, Rifle, CO, ’67 Chevy.
3rd place. Dave Marcoe, Spearfish, SD, ’65 Chevy Malibu.
Street Rod Class Pre ’49 (’48 and older)
1st place. Rick Williams, Casper, WY, ’32 Ford.
2nd place. Bob Maynard, Sundance, WY, ’32 Ford.
3rd place. Don Coffin, Fort Wayne, IN, ’37 Ford.
1st place. Denton Buss, Riverton, WY, ’39 Chevy.
2nd place. Dave Price, Rapid City, SD, ’31 Ford.
3rd place. Patty & Ron Moore, Salome, AZ, ’29 Ford.
1st place. Todd & Cindy Brown, Cheyenne, WY, ’32 Ford.
2nd place. Mike Reindl, Rapid City, SD, ’33 Ford.
3rd place. Rita Meis, Lead, SD, ’33 Ford.
Rat Rods Class
1st place. Kenneth Johnson, Box Elder, SD, ’30 Ford Pickup.
2nd place. Wayne Evans, Spearfish, SD, ’48 Ford.
3rd place. Ernest Rick, Rapid City, SD, ’49 Hudson.
Hard Luck Award – Mark Benton, Tulsa, OK.
Hit a deer on Highway 16 outside of Keystone with his ’37 Ford Convertible.
Best Mopar – Gary Pestorious, Albert Lee, MN, ’69 Charger.
Best use of color and design – Kevin Keberlein, Greely, CO, ’33 Ford
Best Survivor – Dennis Johnson, Akron, IA, ’67 Ford Fairlane.
Best Motor – Dan Coleman, Arvada, CO, ’56 Ford.
Best Interior – Rita Meis, Lead, SD, ’33 Ford.
Best Stock – Joe Scott, Casper, WY, ’57 Chevy.
Best Truck – Ron Meis, Lead, SD, ’40 Ford.
Best General Motors – Joe Scott, Casper, WY, ’57 Chevy.
Best Ford – Todd & Cindy Brown, Cheyenne, WY, ’32 Ford.
Best Street Rod – Rick Williams, Casper, WY, ’32 Ford.
Chamber’s Choice – Gary Pestorious, Albert Lee, MN.
Committee’s Choice (This is the top award that will be featured in next year’s posters, T-Shirts and advertising) – Kent Lundine, Casper, WY, ’55 Chevy Bel Air. SEE THE CAR HERE!
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