Sedalia, MO ( 10.26.2014 ) - The 7th Annual Midwestspl Nationals is over and done. The Missouri State Fair Grounds was the location of this years event. The show hosted more than 80 vehicles competing to be the National Champion per class. The turn out was so large, that an outdoor parking lot had to be used to carry over some of the entries.
"Midwestspl had an awesome show. The Midwestspl Nationals had over 180 entries!", said Steve Benton, President of the Midwest Sound Pressure League. "With over 80 vehicles from a 9 state region it was quite an event! We awarded over 84 trophies & 150 plaques to our winners as well as 100 State & National Records! When asked about the event, Steve had to say, "We had a great time with lots of fierce competition. We couldn't have done this without everyone involved. From the judging staff to the competitors, everyone worked well with each other to put on a smooth & successful show. This year's finals we saw lots of new faces, many of which took home some tall trophies."
This years trophy sponsor was Incriminator Audio. We handed out our best trophies yet with 1st place reaching 7'6" tall and 4th place was over 5 foot." We feel Midwestspl Finals is our way as an organization to give back to its competitors. As part of this, we provide them with one heck of an after party. This years party was sponsored by XS Power. A local ( Sedalia ) gun manufacturing company, Black Dawn Amory, provided us with dinner. During the party, competitors were able to play casino games to earn chips in which they used their winnings to bid on great prizes than many manufactures donated. Along with the casino night, Midwestspl also sponsored a Halloween costume contest. Winners in each of the 4 divisions was given $50! Competitors were also able to watch the one of the World Series games on several large big screens throughout the banquet hall.
Additional awards were handed out for the Incriminator Audio Points Cup with this years winner being Nate Skow with 197 points! Each director also hands out a competitor of the year awards. Region 3 acknowedleged Travis Stuchl, Region 2 acknowedleged Travis Starr and Region 1 acknowledged three competitors, Harold Tremblay, Shawn Evans and Nate Skow.
The Midwestspl Finals recognizes competitors from all around the Midwest. Their sacrifice, determination and countless hours spent on their sound systems brought them to this final event of the season. Midwestspl provides their competitors with a FREE finals. This means, that qualified competitors may participate without paying an entry fee. No other organization does this. "Without these competitors, their would be no show." said Steve. "We were happy to acknowledge each and everyone of them. This is our way to give back. We have a great bunch of competitors who all get along great. Their comradery with each other is unmatched! You won't see any covered up vehicles or people not willing to show off their sound system here. We don't want or put up with any bad attitudes."
Feedback from sponsors and manufactures this year has been positive with many already committed to being on board again for 2015!
Sponsors such as Incriminator Audio, XS Power, Ohio Generator, Digital Designs, Sound Qubed, Tantric Sounds, Kicker Car Audio & Black Dawn Amory brought this event together.
Midwestspl would like to thank all of the competitors and their families for competing all season and attending our finals.