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30th Valla Rod Run

2006 was the 30th anniversary of the Valla Rod Run and one of the best runs ever.

The club celebrated with:

  • CO2 drag racing.  

  • Two great nights with top bands.

  • Raft racing.

  • A bit of Texas hold-em poker.

  • Valla FM radio.    

  • Two rod cruises out of the park.

  • A big welcome spit.    

  • A champagne breakfast.

  • The Valla GP and Go Whoa action.    

  • Lucky entrants draws daily.


A 30th celebration spectacular with mega fireworks.
A horse racing event that included "Fashions in the field" for the ladies.

Someone won a body courtesy of Rod Bods.

Friday rage theme night, where people came in the best outfit from any of the past 29 Valla runs.

Crusin d Park" - with the unique trophy courtesy of Rick Pacey, Rod Bods and Tony Parker.

30th Valla Top Ten and All Event Winners

Valla 2006 Statistics
Pre 48 rods registered and attended the run - 364
Rookies - 102
Pre 48 rods at the Turtle Wax show and shine - 398
Rods at the Bowling Club cruise - 195
Rods at the Pub With No Beer cruise - 221

Manufacturers Statistics
Fords - 271
Chevs - 51
Dodges - 16
Plymouths - 6
Willys - 4


Body Style Statistics
Roadsters - 65
Coupes - 79
Sedans - 50
Pickups - 45
Tourers - 40
Tudor - 37
Buckets - 13
Vickys - 2

Major Sponsors 
Shannons Classic Insurance
Australian Street Rodding
Rod Bods
Loan Wolf
Valla Resort
Cheapa Auto Parts


Cruzin Magazine
Tyrepower - Tweed Heads
Pauls Automotives Pty Ltd
Rickshaws Rod & Custom Club
Coffs Chrome Platers
Valla Beach Bakery

Plus the 82 run sponsors listed in the 2006 Valla program.

Support from our sponsors is a major contributing factor to the success of Valla runs and is greatly appreciated by entrants and the Drag-Ens Hot Rod Club.

30th Valla Run Highlights

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