What do I get for my subscription?


Great question. There's so much to discuss, in a nutshell, you get one centralized place to maintain everything about your car show. You'll save countless hours of labor time (usually always donated time) when you use NationalShowCar.com car show software.

With a subscription you get:

  1. Car Show listings are labeled as "Premium" and show up at the top of the "All Shows" listing.
  2. Tools to manage all of your club's contacts.
    • Upload multiple contacts at one time with the Comma Separated Value (.csv) file upload feature.
      • Download the .csv template file that's available on the site
      • Use Microsoft Excel to manage contacts to be uploaded, simply "Save As" .csv file format.
  3. The ability to manage the following aspects of your car show: See what it looks like.
    • Record registrations for each show.
    • Track payments received, including separate promotional items and cruise fees.
    • Track all expenses for your show(s).
    • View a report that shows each registrant, how much the payed, owed, and any differences between the two.
    • View totals for each show that give totals of income, including the registrations, sponsors, vendors, promotional items sales, gate take (if applicable), and all expenses.
    • Setup show categories and list category winners.
    • Document awards by sponsors (if necessary) as well as award winners
    • You'll even be able to document Vendor tax information (keep Uncle Sam Happy), misc info, and location on your show site.
  4. Multiple printable reports.
  5. There's nothing to install on your computer which means no hassles with software updates, operating system limitations, etc.
  6. Because everything is web based, you only need web access to gain access to your data. If you have a laptop, tablet PC, iPad, or any other similar device with web access, you can continue to use these tools at the show location.
  7. No need to worry about system crashes, hardware or software failure, and you can give access to key members in your club who can then help manage the show from any computer that has internet access.
  8. There are no lengthy contracts. You can quit at any time. If you stop, the billing stops, then when you're ready, reactivate and all you data will be retained.

How do I get my free show listing?


Great question. All that you need to do is click on the "Show" menu option and then click on the "Add Show" button. Fill out and submit the form.
Note: When you add your show listing without being a member, you will not be able to edit it at a later date. You will not be able to see it posted immediately. To control SPAM, an administrator must approve your listing before it becomes public. We review listings daily. If you need to edit a show listing that you previously posted, please send us a note using the "Contact" page and we'll happily get it fixed for you.

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How do I request new features?

Great question!

I am adding new features and improving the customer experience all the time. If you have a specific request, please contact me by using the contact page, my phone.

I will try and accommodate all requests. There are a few things that I have to consider with all requests:

  1. Can I make this change without a negative impact on other customers?
  2. Will this have a positive impact on all customers' experience?
  3. Can I do the change myself or does it require capital expenditures?

In most cases, I can accommodate.

I only ask for your patience as I am a one man show which means some additions, modifications, and/or features will take some time.

I will never increase the cost as we add features. My goal with NationalShowCar.com is to provide a product for car shows and car related events across the country to use. Similarly, it is my goal to provide a product that is economical enough for every charity and non-profit club/show/event to use.

I like to know who I'm doing business with....

I do too! Thank you for your interest.

My name is Richard Nelson. I grew up in Bakersfield, California which is about 2 hours north of Los Angeles. I am a US Marine (Sergeant) veteran or foreign wars, did Presidential Security for President Clinton at Camp David, worked at the Pentagon for the Navy (as a civilian) for about a year, and have been involved in technology for about 20 years.

I have a day job, a family, love my pets, playing guitar, and most importantly... Car Shows.

NationalShowCar.com is my "American Dream." It's not been easy but it's been worth every minute.

I would like to know every customer, every show, and eventually come to each event... all across the country.

It's very nice to meet you... contact me so we can chat more.


How can I contact someone?

You can contact us via our contact page which sends and email to our support team, which is currently me.

My name is Richard Nelson, this is my start up company and I will make myself directly available for any questions. When you call, you get a person. If I am unavailable to take your call, leave a message. I will return your call. I've been in some form of customer service for nearly 20 years and I value a real person on the phone.

My direct phone number is 661-742-5175

Why can't I see my show?

Why can't I see my show?
If you have just added a show to our show listing page, you will not see it immediately.
Unfortunately, our show listing site was being hit by many malicious posters. This caused show listings that were advertisements for products, services, and even worse.
All of those things are unwelcome on our site. It is our intention to keep our site as family friendly as possible.
We hope that you'll accept our most sincere apology for any inconvenience this causes. We further hope that you did not see any of the malicious posts prior to their removal.

Sample Show

Check out the sample show to see the many features available to you when you have registered:

How much does NationalShowCar cost?

Great question. NationalShowCar.com is completely free to run and manage a car show.

As of now (May 2016) we are currently building out the online registration feature. Once that is complete, you will be able to allow your car owners to register online for your show on NationalShowCar.com. When this occurs, each registration will have a small fee charged by NationalShowCar.com.

NationalShowCar.com does not sell advertising, nor do we sell information. NationalShowCar.com will never sell your (or your registrant's) information and we will not fill up the screens with advertisements!We don't have contracts. If you're not happy with NationalShowCar, you can cancel at any time. We do not believe in trapping our customers to long contracts or minimum terms.

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Do I have to be logged in?

Answer: No

You can publish your club and show information with out logging in or having an account however, you will not be able to edit the information once posted.
It's also important to understand that if you create a show before having an account (and being logged in) you will not be able to link it to your account once you have one.

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