Show-n-Shine

All Show-n-Shine information for 2014 is tentative and subject to change. Please check back for the most current updates. Thank you.

Barrett-Jackson Cup

Date: Wednesday, July 30th thru Friday, August 1st
Location: Downtown Reno
Time: 9am - 4pm

  • ULTIMATE BEST IN SHOW WINNER:

  • • $30,000 CASH and individualized Barrett-Jackson Cup Trophy
    • General Motors Crate Engine and Transmission ($15,000 Value)
    • Waterloo Tool Chest and Craftsman Tools ($6,000 Value)
    • Reliable Transportation Credit for 1 year ($5,000 Value)
    • Adam’s Polish Products ($1,000 Value)
    • Hot August Nights Barrett-Jackson Cup Jacket ($250 value)
     

  • 1ST RUNNER UP:

  • • $18,000 CASH
    • Miller Motorsports Package ($5,000 Value)
    • Craftsman Tools ($3,000 Value)
    • Adam’s Polish Product ($1,000 Value)
    • Hot August Nights Barrett-Jackson Cup Jacket ($250 value)
    • 2nd Place Trophy
     

  • 2ND RUNNER UP:

    • $10,000 CASH
    • Bed Wood and Parts Bed liner ($3,000 Value)
    • Adam’s Polish Product ($1,000 Value)
    • Hot August Nights Barrett-Jackson Cup Jacket ($250 value)
    • 3rd Place Trophy

  • 3RD RUNNER UP:

    • $7,000 CASH
    • Adam’s Polish Product ($1,000 Value)
    • Hot August Nights Barrett-Jackson Cup Jacket ($250 value)
    • 4th Place Trophy

  • 4TH RUNNER UP:
    • $5,000 CASH
    • Adam’s Polish Product ($1,000 Value)
    • Hot August Nights Barrett-Jackson Cup Jacket ($250 value)
    • 5th Place Trophy

  • • 25 Top Qualifiers will receive a ribbon and invited to return on Saturday, August 2nd for Finals.

  • • Judging times are 10 am to 3 pm with awards being presented daily once the judges make their selection.

  • • The Top 25 qualifiers will receive a ribbon and an invitation to return on Sat., Aug 2nd for the finals to be staged in the Downtown Reno Ballroom from 8am – 3pm. The Top Five also known as “The Reno 5” will be selected and escorted to the Hot August Nights Auction presented by Barrett-Jackson located at the Convention Center. The runners up will display their vehicles on the auction block, where the winner of the coveted Barrett-Jackson Cup™ will be revealed on national TV at 8pm.

 

Grand Sierra Resort’s/Alan Taylor Show-n-Shine

  • • Details coming soon

 

Ultimate Classic Car Competition Presented by Sparks Nugget:

Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 thru Friday, August 1, 2014
Location: Victorian Square, Sparks
Time: 9 AM until 4 PM

  • • Judging days: Tuesday through Friday with the grand prize winner selected on Saturday.

  • • Judging times will be 10 AM until 3 PM with awards being presented at 6 PM from the entertainment stage on Victorian.

  • • Judging Categories/Manufactured Brands

• Tuesday: All Other Manufactured Car Brands
• Wednesday: All Chrysler/Mopar Products
• Thursday: All Ford Products
• Friday: All General Motors Products

  • • Judging Criteria: Each day the top five cars of the specific brand will be selected. In addition to the five one other car will be selected as the Daily Best of Show Brand.

  • • On Saturday, the winners from the previous 4 days (Daily Best of Show Brand) will be parked in front of the stage on Victorian. Stanchion and chain will be used to rope off the winners so the judges have free access from spectators as they select the “Sparks Nugget Ultimate Classic Car” winner.

  • • Cash and Ribbon awards will be presented daily.

  • • Daily Cash Prize Awards:

a. Each of the five Runner Ups will receive a ribbon and $100
b. The daily Best of Show Brand will get a trophy and $250
c. The Saturday Ultimate Classic Car will get a trophy and $1,500

 

Sparks Nugget People’s Choice Award:

Date: Saturday, August 2, 2014
Location: Sparks Nugget
Time: 10 am to 3 pm

  • • In order to vote in this award category it will be necessary to go to the John’s Club Booth to pick up the judging entry ballot. Ballots will then be turned back into the John’s Club Booth then picked up throughout the day by Hot August Nights for tabulation.

  • • This simply is a beauty contest and will be open to anyone 21 years of age and older who attends Hot August Nights. The winner of the People’s Choice Award will win a $500.00 Nugget Gift Certificate and a ribbon.

 

Sparks Nugget Stock Competition:

Date: Friday, August 1, 2014
Location: Sparks Victorian Square venue
Time: 9am to 4pm

  • • To participate you must be a Hot August Nights 2014 registered car participant.

  • • There is no additional registration fee for entry into the “Best Stock Original” and “Best Stock Restored”

  • • Participants will receive a separate window sticker in their primary registration packet. Window sticker is to be displayed above their HAN registration sticker.

  • • Awards will be presented at 6 PM from the entertainment stage on Victorian Avenue.

  • • Prizes will be a trophy and $500 per each of the above two categories.

For Best Stock Restored and Best Stock Original criteria please click here.

 

Under 21 Show-n-Shine:

Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Location: Summit Racing Equipment – 960 E. Glendale Ave., Sparks
Time: 2pm to 6pm

  • • Judging from 2pm to 5pm

  • • Free to all 2014 registered Hot August Nights car participants. Non registered is a entrance fee of $20.00

  • • Open for ages 16 to 21 years

  • • Best of Show – Ribbon and Summit Racing Equipment Gift Card

  • • 2nd place - Ribbon and Summit Racing Equipment Gift Card

  • • 3rd place - Ribbon and Summit Racing Equipment Gift Card

 

Summit Racing:

Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Location: Summit Racing Equipment, 960 E. Glendale Ave., Sparks
Time: 2pm to 6pm Awards

 

Peppermill:

Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 thru Friday August 1, 2014
Location: Peppermill Resort Casino
Time: 4pm to 8pm
Must be a registered Hot August Nights car participant

 

Atlantis:

Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 thru Saturday, August 2, 2014
Location: Atlantis Casino Resort
Time:5pm to 10pm
Cruise of Champions – participants will receive a free party pak & t-shirt. Commemorative photo is available. Must be a registered Hot August Nights participant.

 

Celebrity Choice:

Date: Saturday, August 2, 2014
Location: Downtown Reno, Sparks & Grand Sierra Resort
Time: 9am to 4pm

Cars will be judged by local celebrities and is a personal preference completion. There is no criteria. Judges select their winner based on a desire to own that particular vehicle, had their first date in it, first kiss, learned to drive in it, because of the story or just because of the beauty and splendor of a particular car.

Winners are awarded a ribbon on Saturday by the judge once the individual selection has been made. Trophies are awarded on Sunday during the awards ceremony at 8:30 am in downtown Reno on the corner of 4 & Virginia just prior to the Grand Finale Parade concluding Hot August Nights.

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