The Clinton Area Rod Club invites one and all to the 35th Annual “Fun in the Sun” Car Show Sunday, August 21st, at the Clinton Iowa HyVee grass lot (901 S 4th St, Clinton, Iowa). Registration to enter vehicles is 9am until noon and costs $15. Participant judging will be held noon until 1pm.
Awards will be announced at 2pm after the playing of the National Anthem to honor our military. Awards include Top 50, Best of Show, Rat Rod class, Long Distance, Club with most members present, and HyVee Choice. T-shirts will be on sale featuring the 2021 Best of Show Car. The Clinton Area Rod club cars are on site for show only and do not register for judging and no member votes on top 50 awards. Fun in the Sun t-shirts will be on sale featuring the 2021 Best of Show car. Cliff Fondren, Club member, handcrafted the Rat Rod trophy.
This is a family event and spectators are admitted for free. Kids are welcome to bring and show their power wheels There will be trophies for them as well. Kids are encouraged to participate in our Hot Wheel car races for trophies and goody bags/ Hot Wheels racing begins around noon. This event is held in memory of Brantley Welford, Clinton Area Rod Club fan and Hot Wheels racer.
There will be a 50/50 raffle with half of the raffle monies awarded to the winner, 2nd place will receive a Heat & Cool electric cooler, and 3rd place will receive a nice set of jumper cables in a case. All proceeds from the 50/50 raffle are designated for a new Scholarship Program the Club is sponsoring. This Scholarship will benefit a selected applicant (school graduate, GED achievement, or past graduates) accepted into any trade school or university’s automotive program such as Technician Training, Body Shop, Collision/Repair, or other technical or mechanical automotive related field.
Combat-Vets will be selling tickets for a motorcycle raffle.
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