It was a gorgeous day as hundreds of show cars and thousands of spectators enjoyed the 13th presentation of the SALEF Cops & Rodders Car Show.

SALEF wishes to thank the many supporters who make this event one of the communities greatest and largest!

Thank you to Title Sponsor Support provided by :  

This years Award Sponsors:


Our 50/50 prize, iPhone 11, and SAMSUNG TV have already been claimed by their winners

The following Gift Raffle items have not yet been claimed (red raffle tickets):

Mister Car Wash Gift Card- 500476
Coffee Xchange Gift Card- 500790
FX Tactical Gift Card- 500762
U of A Ball Cap- 500333
Route 66 Metal Sign- 500353
Garden Hose Kit- 500504
Harley Davidson Metal Car- 500507
Wooden Piggy Bank- 500538
Combo Gearwrench Set- 500714
Milwaukee Tool Bag- 500467
Ratcheting Wrench Set- 500769
Ace Hardware Metal Tool Box- 500458
Carolina Nut Company 3pack- 500761
Gourmet Gift Basket- 500712

If you have a winning raffle number, please email or call 520-207-2878 to claim your prize.

Car Show Class Awards:

BEST IN SHOW- 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Benny Maudlin

Best Corvette- 1962 Chevrolet Corvette Jim Shupack

Best Mustang 2010 Ford Shelby GT-500 Jerry Iverson

Choice Truck 1955 Chevrolet 3100 Pick-up Bob Southard

Best Paint 1937 Ford Coupe Jack Romaker

Outstanding Street Rod 1937 Ford OZE Roadster Pick-up Terry and Lynnette White

Most Unique 1923 Ford Model T- C Cab Truck Eddie Jones

Participants Choice 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Steve English

1st Place 1A: Cobras 1965 Shelby Cobra Gary and Cindy  Allan
1st Place 1B: All Off Road 2019 Polaris R2R Jack  Romaker
1st Place 1C: Under Construction 2000 Ford Ranger Jeremy  Monday
1st Place 1E: Jeeps 2006 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon TJ Ryan  Armstrong
2nd Place 1E: Jeeps 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Dustin  Seaman
3rd Place 1E: Jeeps 1949 Willy’s CJ3A Klayton  Kidd
1st Place 1F: Race Cars 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Steve  English
1st Place 1H: Kit Cars (not cobras) 1955 Porsche Spider 550 Randal  Wilsterman
1st Place 2A: Stock 48 and older 1935 Ford Cabriolet Michael  O’Neill
1st Place 2B: Stock 49-59 1950 Oldsmobile Holliday 88 Rod  Erikson (169)
1st Place 2C: Stock 60-66 1963 Ford Falcon Sprint Forrest  Robinson
1st Place 2D: Stock 67-69 1969 Chevrolet Z/28 Camaro Mike  Solinski
1st Place 2E: Stock 70-79 1970 Chevrolet Camaro RS Brad  Hovey
1st Place 2F: Stock 80-89 1986 Buick Grand National Wayne  Eggins
1st Place 2G: Stock 90-2019 2014 Wagon Terry and Lynnette  White
1st Place 2H: T-birds 1971 Ford T-bird Pat Maxwell
1st Place 2I: Tri-five Chevy 1957 Chevrolet 210 Hardtop Jon Stein
1st Place 2J: Mustang 64-66 1965 Ford Mustang GT Forrest Robinson
1st Place 2K: Mustang 67-73 1969 Ford Mach 1 Mustang John and Tyler Ward
1st Place 2L: Mustang 74-99 1990 Ford Mustang GT Forrest Robinson
1st Place 2M: Mustang 00-06 2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Mike Champlin
1st Place 2N: Mustang 07-19 2012 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Thomas  Maack
2nd Place 2N: Mustang 07-19 Widebody Eric Brown
3rd Place 2N: Mustang 07-19 2014 Ford Mustang Coupe Laura Miranto
1st Place 2O: Corvette 53-67 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Preston and Vicki Tifft
1st Place 2P: Corvette 68-96 1975 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Dave Thidbodeaux
1st Place 2R: Corvette 05-19 2017 Chevrolet Gran Sport Corvette Greg Gonzales
1st Place 2T: Muscle Cars 64-67 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle Super Sport Jordan Helget
1st Place 2U: Muscle Cars 68-69 1968 Chevrolet Camaro Mike Schipansky
1st Place 2V: Muscle Cars 70-74 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle SS Rene Pinedo
1st Place 2W: Modern Muscle 05-19 2014 Dodge Challenger SRT Tome Magrum
2nd Place 2W: Modern Muscle 05-19 2012 Ford Mustang Roy Keller
1st Place 2X: Stock 49 and older 1948 Ford  F1 Pick-up Michael Mastromarino
1st Place 2Y: Stock 50-79 1972 Chevrolet Pickup Peter Strunk
1st Place 2Z: Stock 80-19 2002 Ford F-150 Lightning Keith Doughty
1st Place 3A: Modified/Custom 59 and older 1955 Chevrolet 210 Scott and Linda Beach
2nd Place 3A: Modified/Custom 59 and older 1955 Chevorlet Bel Air 2-DR Hardtop Bill Myers
1st Place 3B: Modified/Custom 60-66 1964 Chevrolet Chevelle Jerry Dettmann
2nd Place 3B: Modified/Custom 60-66 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu John and Judith Sekerka
1st Place 3C: Modified/Custom 67-69 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Gary Castano
1st Place 3D: Modified/Custom 70-73 1972 Chevrolet Nova Robert Melendez
1st Place 3E: Modified/Custom 74-19 2007 Ford Mustang Ethan Holly
1st Place 3F: T-Buckets 1923 Ford Roadster Danny Barajas
1st Place 3G: Rat Rods 1951 Willy’s Jeep Joel Lewison
1st Place 3H: 32 and older OPEN 1930 Ford Roadster Mike Baroni
1st Place 3I: 32 and older CLOSED 1926 Ford T James Spencer
1st Place 3J: 33-34 Street Rods 1934 Ford Roadster- High Boy Darrel Yarbrough
1st Place 3K: 35-39 Street Rods 1936 Ford 5-Window Coupe Bob Bradshaw
1st Place 3L: 40-48 Street Rod 1941 Pontiac Custom Torpedo Bruce Davis
1st Place 4A: Street Rod Trucks 48 and older 1934 Ford Pick-up Bert and Linda Colita
1st Place 4B: Modified & Custom Trucks 54 and older 1952 Ford F-1 Pick-up Ron Belval
1st Place 4C: Modified & Custom Trucks 55-59 1957 Chevrolet Seadn Delivery Frank Shannon
1st Place 4D: Modified & Custom Trucks 60-79 1972 Chevrolet C-10 Benjamin and Grace Bojorquez
2nd Place 4D: Modified & Custom Trucks 60-79 1972 Ford Bronco Donita Stevens
1st Place 4E: Modified & Custom Trucks 80-19 1988 Chevrolet S-10 Brian Losey
1st Place 5A: Asian (not Z cars) 1972 Datsun 620 Tim Rominger
1st Place 5B: BMW 1959 BMW Isetta 300 Robert  Bartholomew
1st Place 5C: British 1961 Morris Minor Pickup Walter  Nielsen
1st Place 5D: Continential Europe 2008 Ferrari F430 Spider Neil Dale
1st Place 5E: Volkswagen 1964 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Ken and Leslie Strocsher
1st Place 5F: Z Cars 1977 Datsun 280Z Larry Wawrzyniak
1st Place 5G: Scion 2010 Scion XB Chris Lujan
1st Place 6A: Public Safety & Military 1987 Chevrolet Caprice 9C1 Jenny Reyes
1st Place 6C: Public Safety & Military 1972 Pinzgauer 710 M David Ameight
1st Place 7A: Motorcycles and Trikes Stock 2007 Ural Gear-Up John Heibler
1st Place 7B: Motorcycles and Trikes Modified/Custom 2015 Suzuki Hayabusa Corby McDowell
1st Place 8A: MOPAR 96 and older 1973 Dodge Challenger Corey  Graff
1st Place 8B: MOPAR 97-04 1999 Plymouth Prolwer Jerry Johnson
1st Place 8C: MOPAR 05-19 2016 Dodge Charger Scat Pack Torres Angel
2nd Place 8C: MOPAR 05-19 2014 Dodge Challenger Shaker Rick Wamsley
1st Place 9A: Special Interest 1946 Chevrolet COE Worker Richard Wille
2nd Place 9A: Special Interest:A 1962 Kenworth W925 Tara and Buck Stevens


Cops & Rodders event SponsorsThe BACK THE BLUE  Tucson Jeep Club and DM Military Jeepers Club presented SALEF with an incredible donation which was a result of the proceeds from their 4th Annual Back the Blue event.  Thank you BACK THE BLUE JEEPERS for your continued support of our law enforcement and for your generous donation to SALEF!

Media Partner; KVOA-TV 4

Shop Talk Sponsor; Truly Nolen and HDS Truck Driver Training.

Distracted Driver Sponsor; Inter-State Investigative Services

Tee Shirt Sponsor; Goliath Auto Sales

Retail Vendors; Diamondback Shooting Sports, Ride Now, Tucson Harley Davidson, Indian Motorcycle, Cactus RV, Sunrise Chiropractic, AZ LEMC, Superior Water, I-Car, AAG Auto Glass, The Solar Store, Barretts Bark for the Blue, Four Barrel Apparel, Bay Equity Home Loans, AAPAK Coolstream, Renewal by Anderson, The Shirt Guy, and Banner Advertiser Roof Teks.

Food Vendors; Dickey’s BBQ, Pizza Hut, Fiesta Filipina, Lemonade Factory, Bugaloo’s Ice Cream, Stacks Culinary Creations, Greater Faith Word Church, Marine Corp League Detachment 007.

Non profit and service displays:  Tucson Area Marine Moms (TAMMS), C.O.P.S. AZ, 88-Crime, Walgreens Flu Shots, FOP Fingerprinting, Southwest ATM’s, ACE Hobby Shop Pine car building,

This show is planned, presented and run by volunteers.  Without our volunteers, our Police, the show participants, spectators, sponsors, local media and amazing supporters-we could not have this car show.  SALEF extends many thanks to all that contribute to this fun, exciting and meaningful event.

Arizona Rangers, TPD Reserves, TPD Explorers, Marana Explorers, Pima County Sheriff’s Auxiliary Volunteers, Pima College PD Cadets, First Aid service provided by Blue Star EMS, photographer Tabatha Dickherber, Tucson Golf Cars,

A very special thanks to Mike Miller for another year of sound/audio set up and expertise!  Fantastic job!!

Our donors to the Volunteer/VIP Hospitality Room; Chick Fil A, McDonald’s, Jason’s Deli, Kalil Bottling, Circle K coffee, Dunkin Donuts,

We hope you will join us again in 2020 for the 14th annual Cops & Rodders Car Show, tentatively scheduled for Saturday, November 7th*

*tentative event date, subject to change.  Watch for updates on this website and  FB/social media posts.