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More than $100,000 to be awarded during 27th annual Hot August Nights

Hot August Nights LogoReno, Nev. – The 27th annual Hot August Nights is promising to be the best event yet with more than $100,000 guaranteed prize money during its highly popular Show-n-Shines. Cash prizes, trophies and ribbons will be handed out to Hot August participants at a variety of Show-n-Shines throughout the region. In addition to the inaugural and prestigious Barrett-Jackson Cup, which awards $40,000 to five deserving winners and is the largest cash prize in car show history, there are 15 Show-n-Shines happening throughout the region that recognize a wide array of vehicles, from the most luxurious collector cars to well-maintained everyday automobiles. Events include a nightly “Best of Show” at the Atlantis Casino Resort and Grand Sierra Resort and a “People’s Choice Award” at John Ascuaga’s Nugget.  
“We’re thrilled to have such tremendous participation from our event and resort partners, event sponsors and the community,” said Tony Marini, executive director of Hot August Nights. “This is our largest prize pool yet and further establishes Hot August Nights as the premier classic car event in the world.”



The festival will be packed with more than 5,000 classic vehicles, hundreds of thousands of attendees, exciting events and adrenaline-filled activities. The Show-n-Shines, which are a beloved tradition of Hot August Nights, begin with the event in Tahoe South Aug. 2-3 and in Reno and Sparks Aug. 6-11.

• Show-n-Shine and Car Judging, Mont Bleu Resort
   Friday and Saturday, Aug. 2-3, no cash awarded

• Bonanza Show-n-Shine, Bonanza Casino
   Sunday, Aug. 4, no cash awarded

• Circus Circus Show-n-Shine, Circus Circus Reno Hotel Casino
   Monday, Aug. 5, no cash awarded

• Acres of Champions Show-n-Shine, Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
   Monday, Aug. 5 – Saturday, Aug. 10
   $2,500 nightly Best of Show totaling $35,000 in prizes

• Mill Mile Show-n-Shine, Peppermill Resort Hotel
   Monday, Aug. 5 – Saturday, Aug. 10
   $10,000 in prizes

• Classic Cherry Show-n-Shine, Grand Sierra Resort
   Tuesday, Aug. 6 – Friday, Aug. 9
   Five $500 daily Best of Show winner totaling $10,000 in prizes

• Ultimate Classic Car Competition, John Ascuaga’s Nugget
   Tuesday, Aug. 6 – Friday, Aug. 9
   $100 daily for five (5) runners up, $250 daily Best of Show Brand and $1,500 for
   Ultimate Classic Car totaling $4,500 in prizes

• Grand Marshall’s Award, Grand Sierra Resort
   Tuesday, Aug. 6, no cash awarded

• Summit Racing Equipment Show-n-Shine, Summit Racing Equipment
   Tuesday, Aug. 6, no cash awarded

• Under 21 Show-n-Shine, Summit Racing Equipment
   Wednesday, Aug. 7
   Four winners will receive trophies and Summit Racing gift cards

• Barrett-Jackson Cup, Downtown Reno
   Wednesday, Aug. 7 – Saturday, Aug. 10
   $1,000 for 4th runner up, $3,000 for 3rd runner up, $6,000 for 2nd runner up,
   $10,000 for 1st runner up, $20,000 for Ultimate Best of Show totaling $40,000

• Best Stock Restored and Best Stock Original, John Ascuaga’s Nugget
   Friday, Aug. 9
   $500 prize for each category

• Celebrity Choice Show-n-Shine, Reno
   Saturday, Aug. 10, no cash awarded

• Celebrity Choice Show-n-Shine, Sparks
   Saturday, Aug. 10, no cash awarded

• Celebrity Choice Show-n-Shine, Grand Sierra Resort
   Saturday, Aug. 10, no cash awarded

• People’s Choice Award, John Ascuaga’s Nugget
   Saturday, Aug. 10
   $500 gift card for John Ascuaga’s Nugget




The 27th annual Hot August Nights is approaching and the event is guaranteed to be its biggest and best event yet. The festivities kick off in Tahoe South Aug. 2-3 and then cruise down to Reno and Sparks Aug. 6-11. For more information or to register, call (775) 356-1956. For the latest updates on Hot August Nights, find us at www.Facebook.com/HotAugustNights or follow us on Twitter @HotAugustNights.