Friday, February 13, 2009

9th Annual HW Collectors Nationals


What: 9th Annual Hot Wheels® Collectors Nationals
When: Wednesday, March 25 - Sunday, March 29
Where: Hyatt Regency Reston, Reston, VA, USA

-What its All about-

With thousands of attendees each year, the Nationals is a must-go event for serious Hot Wheels® collectors. The fun and camaraderie begin with room-to-room selling and trading, open only to ticket holders, where you can find almost anything Hot Wheels® branded and more! While you’re looking for Hot Wheels® products, don’t miss the assortment of blazing cool souvenir cars made especially for the show.

-Also happening there for both adults and kids collectors-

Daily autograph sessions!
Custom Car Contest,
Custom Car Seminar,
Redlines® Collecting Seminar,
Sizzler® Cars Seminar
Scavenger Hunt,
Magic Show
Coloring and Drawing Contest for kids
Charity Auction on Friday evening

-Special Events-
The following events are available to paid ticket holders,

* "An Evening with Larry Wood" Dinner - Celebrate the 40th anniversary of legendary Hot Wheels® designer Larry Wood at the dinner on Thursday evening, March 26! Guests will receive a souvenir dinner car (produced by Mattel and limited to no more than 2,500 pieces), a T-shirt, a pin, and at least one custom car.

* Charity Poker Tournament - Try your hand against other collectors on Thursday. All participants will receive a custom car, plus there will be prizes for table winners and playoff winners -- as well as a special prize for the champion!

* Charity Button Bingo™ - Two fun sessions -- one on Wednesday and one on Friday -- will result in several prizes and some happy collectors!

* Charity Raffle - You can't win if you don't play. You can only buy tickets for this at the show, and it's for a great cause. Winners will be drawn at the Saturday Night Finale.

* HWC™ Vending Machine

[ Quote from HWC ]

If there are more event like this locally, would be great for local collectors. Will feature previous Collectors National cars in future entry. Cheers

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