No other town is more synonymous with speed. Like Hot Wheels, Indianapolis conjures visions of fast cars. In April, the two converge when the 13th Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Nationals hits Indianapolis! And for those of you who like to plan ahead, tickets are on sale now.
13th Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Nationals
Wednesday, April 10 - Sunday, April 14
Sheraton Indianapolis at Keystone Crossing, Indianapolis, IN
Check out www.hwcollectorsnationals.com/
to purchase tickets or for more information.
Always an exciting show, with plenty of Hot Wheels action and friends to be made or catch up with, the Nationals features several special events available to paid ticket holders which require additional specific ticket purchases in advance. (Specific details can be found in the confirmation packet you receive once you buy your tickets to the Nationals.) Here are those events:
“Evening With Steve Vandervate” Dinner: The event you just can't miss! Our own Steve "Van" Vandervate will be honored for his inspired contributions as a Hot Wheels graphics artist. The event will be held on Thursday night, April 11. Dinner guests will receive a souvenir dinner car (produced by Mattel, limited to no more than 1,200 pieces), t-shirt, pin, and more. Note that seats are limited.
HWC Vending Machine: You'll want to sign up for as many pulls as you can get! Special Hot Wheels merchandise will be loaded in the vending machine, and you can't win it if you don't sign up. Who knows? You could be the next winner get the special HWC Chris treatment!
Charity Poker Tournament: How's your poker face? This is your chance to double down on the fun, and benefit charity to boot! It's a great deal, so play your cards right and get in on this.
Charity Button Bingo: Take your chances and have a ball! Another great game that offers prizes and benefits a good cause.
Charity Hot Wheels Convention Mania: All the rage at the Nationals and Conventions since it was introduced a couple of years ago, this zany game is the direct route to fun! It's still helping out charity, so be a good sport and get on board.
Charity Raffle: Prizes, anyone? Get your raffle tickets and you have a chance to win some great Hot Wheels goodies -- and help out the charity.
The Children’s Miracle Network is the charity to benefit from your generosity -- and you have a good time, so everyone wins! Make sure you order your tickets so you can get in on these special events -- before they're all filled up!
NOTE: Tickets for the Nationals are $70.00 each ($75 if purchased online) and good for all five days. Children 12 and under are free (one per paying adult). You may purchase tickets online (see link above) or by mail. (Tickets are not sold at the door.) Tickets are limited and sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Ticket sales will end March 15 or when the last ticket is sold, whichever occurs first. This event is produced by Collectors Events Unlimited, LLC under license from Mattel.