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Kool Deadwood Nites

Join us August 25-28, 2016!

                                                                                                                                                                              

August 25-28, 2016

Great Cars, Great Fun and Great Music!

Car registration information will be available mid-May, 2016, call the Deadwood Chamber of Commerce at 1-800-999-1876 if you'd like to have a registration packet sent to you! 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.

NEW: Park your car, and ride a shuttle, for FREE!!! Akela Spa, just outside of Deadwood on Highway 14A (Boulder Canyon) will be the host of free parking and a free shuttle ride to Deadwood! The parking and free shuttle will be available Friday, August 26 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday, August 27 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Take the worry out of parking in town, and hop on the shuttle! Call the Chamber at (605) 578-1876 for more info. 

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2016 Summary of Events - Locations and Times Subject to Change

Thursday August 25, 2016

9am-8pm: Car Registration - The Lodge at Deadwood

Noon-4pm: Owner’s Only Taco Bar – The Lodge at Deadwood

4pm-9pm: People’s Choice Awards & Voting – Live DJ and games from 4pm-6pm – History and Information Center Parking Lot and portions of Deadwood Main Street

7pm-10pm: 8th Annual Sock Hop – Featuring The Roselles Brothers Band and Art Poco’s The Rat Pack – Main Street

10pm: People’s Choice Award Results – Main Street stage


Friday, August 26, 2016

8 am–10 am: Free breakfast for KDN registrants – The Lodge at Deadwood

10am-2pm: Deadwood Rod Run – Escorted tour through beautiful Vanocker Canyon including a trip to the Sturgis Dragway, and a chance to run the track! Or, take a trek through famous Spearfish Canyon with a stop at Carsten's Cottages.

10am: Classic Car Auction – Deadwood Mountain Grand. For info on the classic car auction, please contact: McPherson Auction at 605-348-1369

8am-7pm: Car Registration – The Lodge at Deadwood

Noon-4pm: Owner’s Only Taco Bar - The Lodge at Deadwood

5pm: Free Concerts – Music starts on Main Street. Featuring The Kid & Nic Show, DD & The Fayrohs and The Sweet (8pm)


Saturday, August 27, 2016

8am-noon: Classic Car Competition/Judging - Days of ’76 Rodeo Grounds/Ferguson Field across from the First Gold Hotel.

10am: Classic Car Auction – Deadwood Mountain Grand

10am-4pm: Poker Runs – throughout the Black Hills

5pm: Free Concerts – Music Starts on Main Street. Featuring The Kid & Nic Show, The Abbey Road Band and Gary Lewis & The Playboys (8pm)

5pm: Poker Run Awards party at Tin Lizzie – lower Main Street


Sunday, August 28th, 2016  

7am: Parade Line-up – Rodeo Grounds/Ferguson Field

9am: Parade - Main Street, continues through Central City & Lead via HWY 14a

10am-2pm: Show and Shine – Main Street – immediately following the parade until 2pm

11am: 2016 Kool Deadwood Nites Awards - Parking lot at the History and Information Center


2016 Car Registration Form

For info on the classic car auction, please contact: McPherson Auction at 605-348-1369 or check out their website at www.mcphersonauction.com. Check in and staging is at TBD. 
 


KOOL DEADWOOD NITES 2016 SPONSORS:

If you would like to support the region's premier car show, while gaining exposure for your business, call Amanda at the Deadwood Chamber, 1-800-999-1876. Information on how to apply for, and license the right to use the "Kool Deadwood Nites" trademark is also available. 


 

Committee's Choice 2015

As always, a great showing by many cars - here are the category winners:

Congrats to the Committee's Choice Winner (Best of Show) for 2015 - Clayton Graham with his 1969 Chevy Camaro. 

2015 Kool Deadwood Nites winners
Truck Class up to ‘73 inclusive
Stock

1st place: Tim Moleen, 1965 Dodge 4 Door
2nd place: Kirby Wilcox, 1965 Dodge 2 Door
3rd place: Pat Holmes 1948 Chevy

Custom
1st place: Dave Barrett, 1970 Chevy ElCamino
2nd place: Merlin Larson, 1953 Ford
3rd place: Dick Casey Concrete, 1947 Mack Truck

Stock Class
Pre 54 and older

1st place: Tim Larson, 1949 Packard
2nd place: Binky Miller, 1929 Graham-Paige
3rd place: Tom Cagle, 1954 Mercury Wagon

’55 to ’73 Inclusive
1st place: Lonnie Olson, 1962 Pontiac Catalina
2nd place: Neil Krinke, 1957 Ford Skyliner
3rd place: Lorna Watkins, 1958 Buick Super

Pro-Street Class '73 and Earlier
1st place: JR Mascarnas, 1969 Nova
2nd place: Brad Adams, 1971 Opel 
3rd place: Craig Peterson, 1958 Corvette

Muscle Car Class ’64 to ’73 Inclusive
Stock

1st place: Steve Cutler, 1970 Road Runner
2nd place: Rick & Betty Kauk, 1969 Plymouth GTX
3rd place: Paul & Evie Klemetson, 1969 Corvette

Custom
1st place: Clayton Graham, 1969 Chevy Camero
2nd place: Tony Denke, 1967 Firebird
3rd place: Rod Warnstrom, 1970 Dodge Challenger

Custom Class
Early ’49 to ’59 Inclusive
1st place: Dean Osland, 1959 Rambler
2nd place: Nick Fraser, 1955 Ford Sunliner
3rd place: Gene Trudell, 1955 Ford

Tri-Five Class
Stock

1st place: Joe Scott, 1957 Chevy Belair
2nd place: Rod Barstad, 1957 Chevy Nomad 
3rd place: Tom & Betty Wooden, 1957 Chevy Belair

Custom
1st place: Jim Cuchman, 1957 Chevy Belair
2nd place: John Badwell, 1957 Chevy Belair
3rd place: Darryl Lee, 1955 2 Door Hard Top

Late ’60 to ’73 Inclusive Custom
1st place: Kent Lundline, 1962 Corvette
2nd place: Mike Ladner, 1966 Chevelle
3rd place: Dale Olsen 1967 Chevelle

Street Rod Class Pre ’49 (’48 and older)
Coupe

1st place: JW Hanson, 1934 Ford 3-Window
2nd place: Mark Munari, 1937 Chevy Coupe
3rd place: Amber Zeigler, 1932 Ford Deuced Coupe

Sedan
1st place: Emily Price, 1931 Ford Sedan
2nd place: Bob Everson, 1938 Ford 2 Door Sedan
3rd place: Jason Mac Pherson, 1936 Chevy 2 Door Sedan

Convertible/Roadster
1st place: Greg Smith, 1937 Ford
2nd place: Todd Brown, 1932 Ford
3rd place: Gary Ham, 1932 Ford

Rat Rods Class
1st place: Eric Edawrds, 1971 F-100
2nd place: Craig Gunning, 1938 Chevy Coupe
3rd place: Cole Cook, 1941 Chevy

King of the Rod Run – Chad Krueger, 1962 Chevy Nova, Top Speed - 104 HP
Show Car Shine – JW Hanson, 1934 Ford 3 Window
Best Mopar – Wendy Harms, 1970 Plymouth
Best use of color and design – Dave Iverson, 1953 Ford
Best Motor – Kirby Drake, 1969 Plymouth
Best Interior –  Tim Moleen, 1965 Dodge 4 Door
Best Custom – Kent Lundine, 1962 Corvette
Best Stock – Steve Cutler, 1970 Roadrunner
Best Truck – Tim Moleen, 1965 Dodge 4 Door
Best General Motors – Clayton Graham, 1969 Chevy Camero
Best Ford – Nick Fraser, 1955 Ford Sunliner
Best Street Rod – JW Hanson, 1934 Ford 3 Window
Chamber’s Choice – Dean Osland, 1959 Rambler

This event is sponsored in part by:

 
KOTA Territory News
Deadwood Mountain Grand
 
Basin Radio Network
Black Hills Energy
Deadwood Gulch Resort
NAPA
McPherson Auctions & Realty 
Reinhart Foods
Sickies Garage
 
 
 

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