Thursday March 01, 2018 03:14 pm - Posted By Items of Interest
From April 6th through April 8th, the Mardi Gras Street Rods Club will hold its 20th Annual Parade of Rods car show at the Ramada Inn on 1400 Tunnel Boulevard in Houma. The show is open to all pre-1973 rods, customs, muscle cars, rat rods, etc. Awards given include the all-new Top 16 Awards, Specialty Awards, Distance Awards, and a grand prize of $500. Attendees can also enter a raffle for additional prizes including a flat-screen TV.
On-site registration at the Ramada begins Friday at 2 pm. A welcome party will be held at 6 pm that evening, which includes a free meal of fried fish, white beans, and more for all registered participants. Attending the welcome party is not required to participate in the car show.
Saturday is the car show. Registration ends at noon. Judging begins at noon after registration closes. Live music, games, and the silent auction will be held throughout the day.
Sunday's activities include church service at 8:30 am followed by awards at 9 am. Participants must be present with their registered cars Sunday morning to qualify for the $500 grand prize. Event activities will end at 11:00 am.
See the attached flyer or visit the Mardi Gras Street Rods Facebook page for the registration form. Registration is $25 before March 25th and $30 after March 25th. Viewing is free. Register before March 25th to be entered into a drawing for two free nights at the Ramada Inn.
Additional activities during the event include a silent auction, games, and more. A portion of the event proceeds will benefit the Louisiana Lions Camp for Handicapped and Diabetic Youth. For more information, contact Jed Allemand at (985) 665-8053 or Oliver Rodrigue at (985) 537-7656.