Hot August Nights Cup presented by Downtown Reno

Classic Car Pinstripe

Over $100,000 in cash and prizes.

The Hot August Nights Cup presented by Downtown Reno is our reputable Show-n-Shine competition that will once again be one of the biggest prize purses in the country. These one-of-a-kind cars are allotted to showcase their beauty and have a chance at winning over $100,000 in cash and prizes. Only an elite 50 will be able to enter and compete for this prestigious award. Must be a Hot August Nights 2017 registered car participant to enter. The application process has been simplified to one HAN Cup application which are now being accepted. (No longer need to fill out separate HAN main event application)

Hot August Nights Cup

Download and submit the registration form to become one of the Elite 50 Hot August Nights Cup Participants for 2017.

Download Application

Prize Purse:

Hot August Nights Cup presented by Downtown Reno

Hot August Nights Cup event participants will compete in the downtown Reno daily competition for over $100,000 in cash and prizes!

Date: Wednesday, August 9th thru Friday, August 11th

Location: Parked daily on 4th St. in downtown Reno

Time: 9am – 4pm

ONLY 50 APPLICANTS WILL COMPETE FOR THIS PRESTIGOUS SHOW-N-SHINE COMPETITION

Ultimate Best of Show Winner:

  • $30,000.00 cash
  • Eldorado Hotel 5 Night Stay For 2018
  • $1,000.00 certificate from ididit Incorprated
  • $500.00 certificate from Painless Performance Parts
  • $500.00 in OPTIMA Batteries
  • $500.00 worth of Adam’s Premium Car Care Products
  • $500.00 in AMSOIL Product
  • Hot August Nights Jacket
  • Hot August Nights Cup Trophy – Owner
  • Hot August Nights Cup Trophy – Builder

2nd Place:

  • $18,000.00 cash
  • Eldorado Hotel 5 Night Stay For 2018
  • $1,000.00 certificate from ididit Incorprated
  • $500.00 certificate from Painless Performance Parts
  • $500.00 in OPTIMA Batteries
  • $500.00 worth of Adam’s Premium Car Care Products
  • $500.00 in AMSOIL Product
  • Hot August Nights Cup Jacket
  • Hot August Nights Cup Trophy

3rd Place:

  • $10,000.00 cash
  • Eldorado Hotel 5 Night Stay For 2018
  • $1,000.00 certificate from ididit Incorprated
  • $500.00 certificate from Painless Performance Parts
  • $500.00 in OPTIMA Batteries
  • $500.00 worth of Adam’s Premium Car Care Products
  • $500.00 in AMSOIL Product
  • Hot August Nights Cup Jacket
  • Hot August Nights Cup Trophy

4th Place:

  • $7,000.00 cash
  • Eldorado Hotel 5 Night Stay For 2018
  • $1,000.00 certificate from ididit Incorprated
  • $500.00 certificate from Painless Performance Parts
  • $500.00 in OPTIMA Batteries
  • $500.00 worth of Adam’s Premium Car Care Products
  • $500.00 in AMSOIL Product
  • Hot August Nights Cup Jacket
  • Hot August Nights Cup Trophy

5th Place:

  • $5,000.00 cash
  • Eldorado Hotel 5 Night Stay For 2018
  • $1,000.00 certificate from ididit Incorprated
  • $500.00 certificate from Painless Performance Parts
  • $500.00 in OPTIMA Batteries
  • $500.00 worth of Adam’s Premium Car Care Products
  • $500.00 in AMSOIL Product
  • Hot August Nights Cup Jacket
  • Hot August Nights Cup Trophy

Finalist 6-10:

  • Hot August Nights Jacket
  • Hot August Nights Trophy

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

  • All 2017 Hot August Nights registered car participants desiring to be a part of the Hot August Nights Cup must register prior to July 1st, 2017. We will only be accepting 50 Cup applicants.
    • A confirmation letter with instructions will be sent after registration is received.
    • All Cup participants will be parked daily on 4th Street in downtown Reno between N. Virginia and Sierra streets.
  • Top 10 Qualifiers will receive a jacket, a trophy and an invitation to return on Sat., Aug 12th for the FINALS to be staged at the Hot August Nights Auction presented by Motorsport Auction Group located at the Convention Center from 8am – 4pm.
  • From these ten (10) Finalists the top five (5) vehicles will be selected and will be known as “The Reno 5”
  • “The Reno 5” will be escorted back to downtown Reno for the awards presentation at 6:30pm
  • The Grand version of the trophy will be on display at the Hot August Nights office.