TougeCon 2024

September 5th-7th

TougeCon JDM Car Event in Fayetteville Arkansas

Thursday Evening - MEET & GREET

If you arrive in Fayetteville early, join the TougeCon organizers at the Graduate Hotel for a relaxed meet and greet with SPECIAL GUESTS before the weekend kicks off. It’s the perfect opportunity to socialize with other attendees and converse with some awesome people.


  • Casual and relaxed environment
  • Meet special guests and organizers
  • Socialize with other attendees

Attendance is free. No ticket required.

Friday Evening - UNDERGROUND

Kicking off the weekend is the official pre-meet. β€œUNDERGROUND” has become an official part of TougeCon due to its immense popularity. Expect Fast and Furious vibes with under-glow everywhere, a packed parking garage, diverse cars, music, and an amazing atmosphere filled with good vibes and awesome people.


  • F&F/Tokyo theme
  • Open to all make & model cars

Parking at Underground is FREE but on a first come first serve basis. There are also an extremely limited number of Reserved Parking spaces available for purchase ahead of time.

Spectating is free. No ticket required.

Saturday Morning - SPECIAL STAGE

Dedicated to the joy of driving, the morning session features the SPECIAL STAGE. Attendees with a drive ticket can choose from five different touge routes and spend the morning navigating some of the best roads, embracing the thrill that being a car enthusiast offers.


  • Open to all make and model cars with a Special Stage ticket
  • Five different routes
  • Focus on driving experience

Tickets are required for all Drivers & Passengers.
Spectating is not allowed for this portion of the event.

Saturday Afternoon - MAIN SHOW

The centerpiece of TougeCon, the MAIN SHOW takes over the entire Fayetteville city square. This segment is exclusive to Japanese cars that have been curated for display and can be enjoyed by spectators for free. Starting at around 3:30 PM, the event also features special guests, vendors inside the event center, and a full RC car track with scheduled activities.


  • Free spectator entry
  • RC car drift track and events
  • Exclusively Japanese cars
  • Vendor booths

Tickets are required for all cars on display in the show.
Spectating is free. No ticket required.

Saturday Night - AFTERPARTY

Just as you thought it was over... The AFTERPARTY is a time to reminisce, with new friends, about the everlasting memories made during TougeCon.


  • High Spirits
  • Wishing it wasn't over
  • Planning next year