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Countdown to USACi World Finals 25

The 300,000 square foot convention center in Shreveport, LA will be the site of the USCAi World Finals.

Shreveport, LA (09.07.11) – That’s right. The 25th USACi World Finals will be held this weekend in Shreveport, September 24th and 25th.

“Everything is coming together for our Finals in Shreveport. Hard to believe but it’s the 25th World Finals for USACi” Ralph Randall told Continuing “Exhibiting at MERA was very productive. We met with several companies and the buzz for our Finals is growing.”

The convention center was packed full in this 2010 file photo.

Randall traveled to Shreveport and met with staff at the Shreveport Convention Center and clubs for the after party and to finalize details for promotion in the area for the USACi Finals. “We have had street teams distributing fliers and working with car clubs. Another team will be in Shreveport the week of September 12th. We have over 15,000 fliers and the team will be attending shows and area sporting events to get the word out” Randall added.

"See you in Shreveport September 24th and 25th." USACi's Ralph Randall

After the event food will be provided by the Sand Bar followed by the after party at Phoenix Underground in downtown Shreveport, no cover charge for people with USACi badges.

Chevyland, a local Chevrolet daler, dB Drive and Metra, along with Memphis Car Audio, JBL, Kinetik, Digital Designs, XS Power and TREO headline the list of exhibitors. “We have a number of additional exhibitors that are finalizing their plans for the 25th USACi World Finals in Shreveport. It will be a really strong event” Randall concluded.

"Looking forward to seeing you at the Heat Wave Truck and Car Show during the USACi World Finals in Shreveport." David MacDonald

“The Shreveport Convention Center venue is one of the best in the US. We are very pleased to return to Shreveport to host our USACi World Finals” ┬áRalph Randall, USACi president related to

In a major announcement the Texas Heat Wave Truck and Car Show will be an added as a headlining event at the USACi World Finals. USACi and Texas Heat Wave have a long history or working together – notably at the recent Custom Sounds Texas Heat Wave in Austin and SpringBreak Jam in South Padre Island.

“Texas Heat Wave and USACi coming together in Shreveport could create one of the largest 12volt events of all time” Jenissa Lillard, USACi Finals director stated.

David MacDonald, Texas Heat Wave president, told “We are excited about producing a Heat Wave Truck and Car show in conjunction with the USACi World Finals. This will be the first Heat Wave event outside Texas. We will be promoting the event through all our social media channels and contacts. We anticipate a large turnout for the Heat Wave Truck and Car Show.”

Shreveport’s 300,000 sq ft convention center is located in downtown Shreveport and adjoins the Hilton Hotel. Restaurants, clubs and riverboat casinos are within easy walking distance.

“We were so impressed with the friendliness and hospitality everyone in Shreveport showed us last year. One of our very first organizational meetings was in Shreveport and that makes the city feel close to home. This event is for USACi competitors to shine. We think the competition will be strong and expect a large turnout of spectators” Randall concluded.