The Frog Follies Rod Run


Why Register for the Rod Run

The registration fee covers entry into the three-day event, commemorative gift, dash plaque, Friday and Saturday night live bands, Saturday evening meal, Sunday breakfast, Sunday church service, chances for various door prizes, and awards. PRE-registered rodders (before July 1st) receive the above AND a free Frog Follies event T-Shirt.


All street rods must be Pre ’49 and have some sort of modification to the vehicle that was not available to the car from the factory. Any vehicle 1949 and up will not be admitted in the Rod Run area. Vehicles that are not accepted are trikes, Jeeps, motorized coffins etc. Any vehicle that does not meet the above requirements will be asked to park in the spectator parking. E’ville Iron Street Rods Ltd. has the right to reject any entry.


Cost: $10.00 per person (not car load) and children under 12 are free. Tickets are purchased at gate.

Admittance: Spectators should enter at Gate 1 (off of Old Boonville Hwy) or Gate 3 (off of Old State Road).

Parking: Parking crews will direct spectator vehicles to parking area.

Hours: Friday and Saturday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sunday 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Awards Ceremony is held Sunday at 1:00 pm.



Commercial Vendors (new parts and services), please check with us for space availability after July 15th. Call our hotline (812-428-3764) or by email ([email protected]) before mailing your registration form. It may take a day to get back to you. We appreciate your patience.

Vendors should commit to being set up on SET UP DAY – Thursday, the day before the event starts.

E’ville Iron Street Rods, Ltd. will not guarantee that you will get the space you want by showing up on Friday or Saturday.

No T-shirt vendors

No food vendors.  All food vending is handled by E’ville Iron Street Rods, Ltd.

E’ville Iron Street Rods, Ltd. reserves the right to refuse, reject or remove vendors.

Vendor Spaces

Spaces are 10 x 20 feet.

Cars for Sale: $60.00/space

Swap Space (Used Parts): $60.00/space

Commercial (New Parts): $60.00/space

Valve Cover & Oil Pan Racers

General Info: Once racer is weighed in, it will be put in holding lanes, assigned a number, and heat scheduled, and it cannot be altered. Eliminations will be run of all class winners to determine top eliminator winner in each division i.e. One valve cover winner, One oil pan winner.

Classes will be run for kids through 13 years of age and adults in each division. Only one entry per person.

Basic RulesValve CoversOil Pans
1. Maximum Width15 inches16 inches
2. Maximum Length30 inches32 inches
3. Maximum Height10 inches16 inches
4. Maximum Weight10 pounds16 pounds
5. Minimum Scrub Line1/2 inch1/2 inch
6. Minimum # Wheels44
7. One Racer per Chassis
8. One Driver per Racer
9. Must be off of an automotive internal combustion engine
10. No moving weight allowed
11.No engine or propulsion of any kind except gravity
12. Entrant MUST be registered participant of Frog Follies or family member

Stock Class: Any stock OEM valve cover/oil pan — no cutting or modifications except paint scheme and wheel and chassis attachment. Complete stock gasket surface must be maintained.

Custom Class: Any aftermarket valve cover/oil pan (Moroso, Cal Custom, Edelbrock, etc.) must retain stock gasket surface. Painting, wheels, breathers, are optional to builder.

Outlaw Class: Any butchered, chopped, sectioned, frenched or modified so as not to pass stock or custom class valve cover/oil pan is acceptable. Enough of an original valve cover or oil pan must remain so that the JUDGE can determine it was at one time attached to an internal combustion engine.

* Outlaw entrants can be less or more than 4 wheels.
** Outlaw entrants can have a scrub line less than 1/2 inch, but will run under penalty.


Prizes will be awarded as follows in each class. First place – $25.00, second place – $10.00, third place – $5.00. Trophies for top eliminator valve cover and top eliminator oil pan and for the most dynamite-looking racer will be awarded at the discretion of the event promoter, E’ville Iron. Event sanctioned by the NSFA.

Scooter Rental

Event Scooters, LLC. will have mobility scooters for rent at the Frog Follies this year. You can reserve a scooter by contacting Event Scooters, LLC.

Event Scooters, LLC.
(262) 677-2696

Personal-owned handicap carts are allowed on the grounds PROVIDED that they are truly for handicap use and must be registered at the Information Booth.  Any handicap cart or scooter driving more than 4 MPH on the grounds will be asked to slow down and repeated offenses will curb your cart or scooter.

E’ville Iron Street Rods, Ltd. does not allow golf carts to be brought on the grounds to use during the Frog Follies. This policy is strictly and uniformly enforced. The number of spectators continues to grow and the pathways will not accommodate all of the people and golf carts.

Handicap carts, golf carts, scooters, bicycles, and any other pleasure-riding apparatus are not allowed in the Hot Rod areas.

Frequently Asked Questions

Street Rod must be made before 1949.

The show has approximately 3000 registrations each year.

Confirmation letters are mailed in April for pre-registrations received prior to April. For pre-registrations received after April confirmation letters are mailed monthly (May, June, July).  If you pre-register on-line you will receive an email confirmation of your payment immediately and will receive a USPS mailed confirmation letter.

Pre-registration before July 1st is $25.00 per vehicle and includes a Frog Follies T Shirt, dash plaque, chances at giveaways, the opportunity to win cash prizes, Friday and Saturday night live bands, Saturday evening meal, games, Sunday morning donuts and church service.

Yes. Enter Gate 3 to be directed to trailer parking.

When you check in at registration let the volunteers know that you have a different vehicle.

Join us each August in Evansville, Indiana and stroll through the displays of creatively modified works of four-wheeled art.

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