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Posted: 4-18-18

SEARCHING FOR Jr. APPRENTICES!

Since 2005, when the KKOA stopped moving its Leadsled Spectacular to different locations in America, and put down roots in Salina, Kansas. It has featured a on site, “FREE” chopped top in (3) days exhibition by some of the biggest names in kustomizing! Gene Winfield, Brad Masterson, Alex Gambino, Elden Titus, Jeff Meyers, the legendary, late Bill Hines, and Keith “Kid” Dean, (son of the late Dick Dean). 

Since the passing of Mr. Hines, Keith has been at the reins of the busy chop weekend, and last year he initiated something for the under-20 kustom enthusiast’s to participate in! A Chop Top Clinic where Jr. Apprentice’s can be active in the chop, and learn the tricks of the trade by a true professional.

With Keith, and his California kustom side-kick, Jess Shepard, being on a tight time-table to get the job done in three days, plus being teacher’s, they admit they’ll be humpin’. But Keith and Jess being the kool kats they are, sez it’ll get done, and Keith insists he wants to offer the weekend class to (2) under-20 apprentice’s. KKOA will also give benefits and gifts to the (2) winners.

If you’re, or you know of someone who would be interested in being a kustom apprentice, all you need to do is contact Keith at, KidDean44@aol.com, or call KKOA, 417-847-2940, and we’ll give you details and help you sign up. Hopeful apprentice’s can sign-up untill June, 1st, ’18, when Keith will personally select and notify the (2) winners.

                                                             ...KUSTOM LEARNING IS KOOL!


Posted: 4-11-18

EDDIE MUNSTER

DIGS

SALINA, KANSAS

and

MAGGIE VALLEY, NORTH CAROLINA!

TV’s most popular “Kid Vampire”, (now all growed up), is returning to the KKOA Leadsled Spectacular in Salina Kansas, July 26-29, ’18. But, before he goes to Kansas, he’s going to prey on hotrodders at the new KKOA Icon’s of Hotrodding Festival in Maggie Valley, N. Carolina, May 18-19, ’18.

Plus, he’s bringing his ghoulish masterpiece’s, the Munster Coach, and the Drag-u-la Coffin. Hey, he has to have someway to tool around the shows, and somewhere to sleep at night. Eddie never did get his nights and days straight as a kid, so he preys on hotrodders during the day hours. In the Vampire world he’s actually a outcast, but a good one.

If you believe all this I’ve got some ocean front property for sale in Salina, Kansas.Something you can believe is Butch Patrick, as many of his fans knows, was “Eddie Munster” on the hit TV series, the “Munster’s.” And Butch is not only a great actor, but a diehard kustom hotrodder. Plus, he’s one kool guy.  And, Butch will be in Maggie Valley, and Salina with his lovely wife Leila, plus the Coach and Coffin. You will not believe what they haul’em in. KKOA Clubhouse - 417-847-2940

YOU THINK REAL HOTRODDING IS HISTORY!

TRY A KKOA EVENT IN

SALINA AND MAGGIE VALLEY.

IT LIVES BIGTIME!


Posted: 4-10-18

VALVE COVER RACING

RETURNS TO THE

LEADSLED SPECTACULAR!

July 27-28, 2018

Salina, Kansas

If you’ve got the hots to build, and race your favorite Valve Cover, bring it to Salina in July for a Spectacular weekend of action.

Fellow KKOA member, Buzz Houston, the man behind the popular OZARK CAR EVENTS Calendar of Events, has recently purchased a professionally built down-hill race track that’s as slick as a hand rubbed lacquer job, (only polished aluminum). Check it out!

KKOA has invited Buzz to bring his track, and be a big part of the 4-day Spectacular. Run times as of this writing have yet to be determined, but will be divided throughout the Oakdale Park show hours. Shown below is rules to building a racer, sizes, & weights, and actually running the race. It’s going to be a hoot, so grab a valve cover and GO FOR IT.

 

Posted: April 7, 2018


MAGGIE VALLEY
N. Carolina FESTIVAL GROUNDS!

Imagine this pic with hundreds of pop-up tents, scattered throughout, with hotrodders relaxing in their lawn chairs

by their hotrod’s, and layin’low kustoms. All while spell bound spectators flip-out, and Eddie Valen rocks from the stage.

Coming!__________ The Icons of Hotrodding! __________Are You?


 

Be Therrrrrr…______KUSTOM RODDING IN THE

SMOKY’S!…May 18-19, ’18______
Be Therrrrrr…


Posted: April 3, 2018

KKOA NEWS ALERT!

THE KING OF

DRAG RACING!


“Big Daddy”


DON GARLITS

is coming to the

 

38th LEADSLED

 

SPECTACULAR

 

July 26-29, 2018

 

SALINA, KS.

 

And He’s Bringing a Car


 

TO CACKLE


SWAMP RAT 12-A!

 

Don’t Miss This Chance

To Meet & Greet

The Worlds Most Famous


Drag Racer!

 


……Posted March -19, ’18…….



1st Entry  To KKOA

 

 

 

ICONS 
 

 

OF

 

HotrodDing

 

 

Festival 

 

Maggie Valley N.  Carolina

 

May 18-19, 2018


KKOA LIFETIME MEMBER
 

TONY  PHILLIPS

 

“Blast From The Past”

 

1950 “Shoebox” Ford

Don’t Miss This First Time Event!

 

........KOOLSVILLE AMERICA........


Posted 2-23-18

 

Kustom Kemps Of America (KKOA)

America’s Oldest Consecutive Running

Kustom Car & Truck Association,

Established October 1, 1980

26 Main Street, Cassville, MO. 65625

 Ph.: (417) 847-2940 - Fax: (417) 847-3647 

Website: www.kustomkempsofamerica.com

 email: kkemps09@centurytel.net

Tire-Kickin’ from

KKOA President Jerry Titus

"A creative person is motivated

by the desire to achieve,

not by the desire to beat others.”

 


February 23, 2018

 

……..FESTIVE TIMES AHEAD!……..

Hi Fellow member’s of KKOA, past, present, and never joined yet. Since you’ll see the flyer below, I need not tell you that this is super exciting news to share with you. News that I hope you will consider passing the word around, and most importantly supporting this event.

Due to the fact that there is so many different styles of car and truck related show events, it’s tough to find a location site for KKOA to stage an event at. We here at KKOA respect all other car events and will not book on top of, or close to events like KKOA projects. It’s just not the KKOA way.

With that said, I’m happy to announce that KKOA has secured a small, but kool town in the beautiful smokey mountains of N. Carolina, called Maggie Valley. A kool kustom name, like Kustom Kemps. And, the grassy Festival Grounds show site looks like it’s kustom built for all pre-1969 knock-out kool kustoms, leadsleds, and hotrods to cruise around in and hang-out on.

It gets even better with a big nice stage for concerts, contests, and awards, a food concession stand, permanent restrooms, and lots of electric for vendors. Plus, if you’re lucky enough to get a room at the Comfort Inn, (828) 926-9106, that’ll be the event headquarters, it’s only a 100 yards from the Festival grounds. There’s also other mom & pop lodging’s in Maggie Valley, and just (8) miles down the road is Waynesville, N. C., a nice size town.

Check out Maggie Valley on your map, or computer, it’s on the border of N. Carolina and Tenn., surrounded by lots of big and little towns and cities. Example: 31 miles from Ashville, N.C., 27 from Gatlinburg, Tenn., 31 from Pigeon Forge, Tenn. and Dollywood. Lodging is a big deal in the area due to so many vacationer’s.

 Also, Maggie Valley is home to the “Wheels Through Time Museum”, filled with the worlds premier collection of rare American Vintage motorcycle’s.

 KKOA is proud to be in Maggie Valley, and hope to remain there for year’s to come. We are also on a fantastic spring weekend of the year, (May 18-19), Fri. & Sat. Like any event it’s only as successful as the stars of the event who come and support it, and hopefully like it. These stars being the owners of mild-to-wild kustomized cars and trucks, the traditional tail-draggin’ chopped-top leadsleds, and the wind in your face hotrod roadsters, coupe’s and sedans. Real hotrodding in it’s purist form. Hope you can make it.

 

Check the “EVENTS” link of this website, to enter via Visa/Mastercard. If you need any additional information, (event activities, lodging No.’s, etc.), don’t hesitate to contact me. I’ll be happy to help. (417)-847-2940. We’re also on Kustom Kemps Facebook. Kruise’em easy Jerry 

 

…..KEMPS ARE KOOL…..

 

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKET


Posted: 1-12-18

Kustom Kemps Of America (KKOA)

Feature Attraction  3rd Annual  Feature Attraction 

VINTAGE HOMEDECOR
 

MARKETPLACE


SPECTACULAR


July 27th
and 28th


Salina
, Kansas

 

 VENDOR’S WELCOME

Held Inside The Air Conditioned

Saline County Expo Center and Kenwood Hall

(500 ft. from the “KKOA Leadsled Spectacular” at Oakdale Park)

The name says it all! Reliving the

 life style & times of yesteryear!

It's your opportunity to sell vintage items of days gone by!

Vintage Home Interior, exterior furnishings, lamps, lights, rugs, pictures, etc.

Outdoor Architectural Salvage,  windows, porch posts, fencing, statue’s, shutters, etc.

Clothing, dress’s, boot’s, shoe’s, Jewelry, etc., Colored bathtubs, sinks, stools, etc.

Western Furniture, Victorian decor, radio’s, etc.,  Mid Century Furniture & Decor,

Books, Magazines, clocks, automobile parts, patio furniture, watch’s, Anything Old!

    BOOTH SPACE          

$30.00 per each 10’ x 10'  

1st come, 1st serve space’s.
 Entries accepted at the door w/space available.

Electric outlets free and available on first come first serve basis.

Marketplace Move-In Day: Thur. July 26, 7:am,…Move Out: 5pm Sat. July 28th

  Show Hours: Fri. 9a-5p, Sat. 9a-5p (No Sunday), Vendors can get in at 8:am

General Public Admission $1.00

FREE spectator admission to all registered armband entrant’s of the

Leadsled Spectacular. 

Vintage Marketplace Director: Barbara Young Cell: 785-452-5272

Info. KKOA, 26 Main, Cassville, MO 65625-9400,  Phone: 417-847-2940

E-Mail: kkemps09@centurytel.net, Web: www.kustomkempsofamerica.com 

….Held In Conjunction With….

Kustom Kemps Of America (KKOA)

38th Annual LEADSLED

…SPECTACULAR…

 Oakdale Park, Salina, Kansas - July 26-27-28-29, ’18

Salina’s Biggest and Koolest Outdoor Ol’ School Hotrodding Event! 

Thousands’s of Spectators!

Thanks For Re-purposing The Vintage & Retro Days Craze!


Posted 12-5-17

American Graffitti!

If you dig ol’ school!

Why Not Go Back To a REAL Ol’ school!!!

Kustom Kemps Of America

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& Run-What’ya-Brung-Drags

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2__#$!@%!#__smalbluestar.pngSalina, Kansas 3__#$!@%!#__smalbluestar.png

(America’s Hotrodding Playground)

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Open to all Pre-’69 hopped-up Hotrods,

chopped, channeled, and dropped Kustoms,

Pre-’70 New Concept Customs, (NCC)

Tire Spinning Drag Machines,  Vendors

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Retro bicycles, Model Cars, Downtown Cruise

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smalbluestar.pngPin-Up Beauty Contests - 18-39, and 40-+ 

Home Decor/Flea Market Spectacular

Pre-’69 Hotrods & Kustoms “ONLY” Auction

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Be a Real Gone Kat & Don’t Play Hooky.

Or You Might Miss This 50’s & 60’s Trip!

417-847-2940 - Kustom Kemps Of America.com 

E-mail: kkemps09@centrytel.net

KKOA Facebook

KEMPS ARE KOOL!

 


IN AMERICA!...AND IT'S FREE!!!

If you're a current KKOA member you can advertise your kustoms for sale on-line, for free. All we need is your ad/photo e-mailed to us at, kkemps09@centurytel.net, and we'll place it on-line in less then 48 hours (most of the time within 24 hours). Also, if you want a picture with your ad, simply scan it in jpeg format and send it w/your ad. Or, if you want to U.S. Mail us a ad w/photo we'll get it on as soon as we get it. Non-KKOA members can also place a ad w/a picture for only $10 per ad, w/a photo.
All ads will run for a minimum of 30 days, or longer w/space available. For even quicker service, Visa, or Mastercard is accepted on either of our security-safe membership page, or events page of this website. Once on, in the bottom "comment" box, simply type in "Ad for 4-Sale Page." Mailing by postal service send to: KKOA 26 Main St., Cassville, MO. 65625. Additional info. can be obtained by calling KKOA at: (417) 847-2940

Extra bonus! All ads received will also be placed in the next immediate issue of the Trendsetter magazine that's mailed to every KKOA member.

To see what's currently for sale,
go to the "4-Sale" page of this website.





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