This show could not have gotten this far without participation from dozens of car clubs from across the midwest.  Our hobby is much more than being an individual and all clubs work together to make our summer camp experience what it is.

We do not give out trophies or awards at the Shakedown.  We offer something else unique on Saturday afternoon.  Club awards.  No big rules, just that you have to acquire some sort of award to give out to someone who you think made the show better for everyone. We ask that you present it as a group or club.  It could be for any reason; the a bad ass ride they built, or maybe you saw them do something special for another participant.  What we ask is to have fun and recognize someone or something that made your summer camp experience better.

Symco is put on by mostly volunteer staff.  If your club or organization would like to help in any way, please contact us.  We are always looking for groups to help not only with general show duties, but also help with events during the show.  The mini bike races, ice cream social, Friday parade and more are all put on by different groups that attend. You can also sign up for Shakedown Staff HERE.

You don't have to be a member or a club to enjoy the show or our hobby. However, if you are interested in joining a club, we will be building a club contact list on this page.  If you would like to add your club to the list, please send us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with your info.

Here are some examples of past awards:

Our hot rod nose art panel brought $750 for the Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services of Oshkosh!

Thanks to VooDoo Larry for bringing both the VooDoo Sahara and The VooDoo Hawaiian to the 2016 Shakedown!


Our 2016 event

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2016 Show Poster
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