2013 Custom Sounds Texas Heat Wave

Jul 27 - 28

Texas Heat Wave is a Custom Truck, Car and Audio event held in Austin Texas.  This event supplies an opportunity for vehicle enthusiasts to show off their vehicles and compete against other enthusiasts for awards and cash prizes. If it has wheels it can be registered for our event.  All makes and models ranging from Model A to 2013 are welcome!!

We have also incorporated a Tattoo Expo into our event. Entry to the Tattoo Expo is included in your registration or ticket purchase.  You will have the opportunity to be “inked” by some of the finest tattoo artists in Texas.

PRE-REGISTRATION and ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE ENDED – You can register at the gate starting Friday July 26th at 10:00am-8:00pm. Spectator tickets can be purchased at Custom Sounds locations throughout Austin or at the gate starting Saturday July 27th at 9:00am. Ticket prices are $25 for one day (Saturday or Sunday) and $30 for the weekend (Saturday AND Sunday).  Children 12 and under are free.

Show time hours are 9am-6pm Saturday and Sunday.

Golf Cars can be rented from Kenfield Golf Cars.  Please contact them directly at phone number is 512-258-8515.

Friday July 26th is a move-in day for participants and vendors. The show is not open to the general public.

Car Show pre-registration ends July 24th, it will include 2 weekend passes to the event and access to all performances and our burnout, bikini and hydraulic contests.  You will also receive a speed pass in the mail for all registered vehicles within 1-2 weeks before the show to expedite your entrance to the event.  Registration at the gate will begin on Friday July 26th at 10:00am and the price will be $55.

Car Club reserved parking space is available also for a small fee – call our office for more details.

USACi (Car Audio) pre-registration for SPL and/or SQ ends July 14th, it will include 2 weekend passes to the event and access to all performances and our burnout, bikini and hydraulic contests.  You will receive a speed pass in the mail for all registered vehicles within 1-2 weeks before the show to expedite your entrance to the event.  USACi registration at the gate will begin on Friday, July 26th at 10:00am and the price will be $55 for SPL and $75 for SQ.

Free TEXAS HEAT WAVE decal for the first 200 registered vehicles through the gate.

Spectator tickets are available for One Day ($25) or Weekend ($30) passes via the Spectator Tickets button to the right.  Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.  All passes will be given at the gate.  Please bring a copy of your order and a valid ID to the Will Call booth at the Spectator Entrance of the event to receive your pass.

If you have any further questions please contact us via phone at 512-252-0283 OR send an email to info@heatwaveshow.com.

Thank you in advance for your support and participation! The show would not be possible without YOU!!

Event Schedule


Featuring Tattoo Expo

Directions & Hotels

Travis County Expo Center

Staff will guide all vehicles through Decker Lane.



Attractions & Entertainment



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Heat Wave Inc is a custom truck and car show promotion company that began in 1989 and was founded by two custom truck clubs in Austin, Texas. The first show, now called the Custom Sounds Texas Heat Wave, is held in late July every year and is now in its 22nd Year. The Heat Wave is known for its large crowds of spectators and the growing number of quality show vehicles that attend from all over the United States, Canada, Mexico. With the signing of Custom Sounds in April 2001, Heat Wave has become more aware of the importance of driving our consumers to the retailer. Heat Wave Inc is now one of the largest truck and car show promotion companies in the US. Heat Wave tour receives show coverage in many local and national magazines, online websites and several DVD production companies. Heat Wave offers many events and attractions to entertain the masses while they are at the shows, such as BMX Freestyle Stunt Team, Motorcycle Stunts, Burnout Contest, Monster Truck Exhibition and Bikini Contest. These events and attractions are a major driving force that helps bring in the large crowds of spectators that you see at Heat Wave shows.

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