The 49th Annual Chattanooga O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels Custom Auto Show, presented by Madadris Siding and Windows, is coming to the Chattanooga Convention Center January 6th, 7th and 8th.
Specialty vehicles coming to this year’s show besides Hot rods, Race Cars, Custom Imports, Antique and Classic Cars, and Motorcycles, include Chip Foose’s IMPOSTER, winner of the 2016 Riddler Award, which is a coveted award given to the best all around first time shown vehicle. This event is Chattanooga’s largest indoor custom car show and enjoys participation by many local enthusiasts who proudly exhibit the vehicles they have been working on for many years. Plus, exhibitors from all across the country travel to Chattanooga to show their vehicles and compete for plaques and cash awards on a local, regional and national level. The quality and workmanship of these beautiful vehicles is truly amazing.
Produced by MotorSports Productions, Inc, this event is sanctioned by the International Show Car Association (ISCA) and is judged by a professional staff brought in from two different states. Winners of this intense competition will receive trophies and cash prizes including the Von Early Memorial Award of $10,000.00. In addition to the cash and prizes won at this show, many of these vehicles will accumulate points that can be used to qualify them for division championships and ultimately to the national Championship where cash and prized total over $100,000.
Other attractions and entertainment at the event include:
“COUNTING CARS” — FRIDAY ONLY, meet “Horny Mike” from “Counting Cars” On the Madaris Celebrity Stage 5:00–8:00pm.
PEYTON LIST — SATURDAY ONLY, meet Peyton List, from Disney’s “Bunk’d” On the Madaris Celebrity stage 1-3pm & 4-6pm.
DUKES OF HAZZARD REUNION — SUNDAY ONLY! For the first time in Chattanooga! Meet Tom Wopat and Catherine Bach, “Luke Duke” and “Daisy Duke” and see the General Lee from one of TV’s all time favorite shows, “The Dukes of Hazzard”. Tom & Catherine will be on the Madaris Celebrity Stage.
TOM SMITH — ALL WEEKEND! Meet Tom Smith from “Misfit Garage”, in his booth MOST show hours.
“IMPOSTER” — ALL WEEKEND! See 1965 Impala, “Imposter”, built by well known car builder Chip Foose!
VON HOT ROD — Meet Von Hot Rod, West Coast Pin Striping Master, from California. Hot Rod will be in his booth at the show, pin striping items for the public all weekend.
MINION, TRANSFORMERS & STAR WARS CHARACTERS! — Bring the kids to meet one of the Minions, this delightful character will be at the show all weekend posing for pictures with his fans! Plus, see a different Transformers each day as he walks around the show interacting with fans. Also, don’t miss your chance to see the amazing Star Wars characters of the 501st Legion along with the Mid-South Garrison’s own Mos Nooga Squad! These true life characters will amaze and entertain you as they walk the show greeting fans and having their picture made.
Hours will be Friday 3:00pm–10:00pm, Saturday 10:00am–10:00pm, Sunday 11:00am-6:00pm.
Tickets will be on sale at the door. Admission is $16.00 for Adults, $5.00 for Children 6-11, & children 5 and under are FREE. Adult Discount Tickets available at all O’Reilly Auto Parts Stores.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION GO TO www.WORLDOFWHEELS.NET