In 2011, the automotive world was introduced to ‘Scrapin The Rockies,’ a dynamic truck show that quickly became a cornerstone event for truck enthusiasts. Despite its initial success, the event unfortunately dwindled after just two years, leading many to question its future. Scrapin The Rockies 2023 is back and alive as ever!
Fast forward to 2023, and ‘Scrapin The Rockies’ made an impressive comeback under the guidance of Branden Krzywonski. His unwavering passion and meticulous planning led to the successful revival of this iconic truck show at the Sky Ute Casino in Ignacio, Colorado. The selection of Sky Ute Casino was strategic, providing attendees with a plethora of amenities like dining options, comfortable accommodations, and exciting casino entertainment.
Scheduled from June 23 to June 25, 2023, the event marked a significant chapter in the history of ‘Scrapin The Rockies.’ This three-day automotive extravaganza offered a unique blend of vehicle showcases and entertainment, attracting a diverse audience.
One of the key strengths of ‘Scrapin The Rockies 2023’ was its location in Ignacio, Colorado. Its proximity to states like Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Texas, Utah, California, and Colorado made it highly accessible for truck enthusiasts. This accessibility was a major factor in drawing a large crowd, creating a vibrant showcase of spectacular show trucks.
But ‘Scrapin The Rockies 2023’ was more than just a truck show; it was a cultural celebration. Branden Krzywonski and his team brought together local talents such as Brunch Dizzle, Signal 99, Red Lotus, Crimson Kiss, and DJ Phish. These artists added an eclectic mix of music and entertainment, complementing the automotive spectacle.
The event also enjoyed robust support from sponsors and vendors, including Altered Illusions Custom Clothing Vinyl, Gold Standard Detail and Ceramic Coatings, and O’Reilly Auto Parts. Their presence added value to the event, offering attendees a range of products and services related to the automotive industry.
In summary, the revival of ‘Scrapin The Rockies’ at Sky Ute Casino represents more than just the resurgence of a beloved truck show; it signifies a renaissance. With its strategic location, diverse entertainment lineup, and strong community support, the future of this iconic automotive event looks exceptionally promising.
photos by: Phil Gordon