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DRAGG Summer Class Open for Enrollment

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Looking for a summer time class, look no further, DRAGG will be holding a summer  class during the month of July 2018. Classes start July 2nd and run til July 27th. Times for the classes will be from 130PM to 430PM Mon-Fri at the DRAGG shop located at 300 Graves Ave #f Oxnard CA 93030. 

We will be going over basic and beginner automotive technology, work on great vehicle projects and go on informative field trips. We are looking for students from 9th to 12th to join the team this summer. Please go onto the VCOE website to sign up and register. 

 

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Donations Needed to Help Victims of Ventura County Fire

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The DRAGG program is helping victims of the Ventura County Fire by opening our shop to take in donations. We will be collecting donations for the next several days and transport them to the needed areas within the county. Our staff and students will be on hand collecting the donated items. Some of the items needed are: 

  • water, gatorades
  • non-perishable foods
  • clothes and hygiene products
  • Pet food
  • diapers, baby formula, wipes
  • blankets or sleeping bags
  • Any other items you would like to donate will also be accepted

We will be open between 9AM-6PM on Thur, Fri and Sat. The Shop Address is 300 Graves Ave #F Oxnard CA 93030

If you have any questions please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you are looking to make a monetary donation please check out the United Way who has set-up the Thomas Fire Fund and a text-to-give campaign. 100% of the donations will support those in our community affected by the wildfires. Donations can be made by texting UWVC to 41444, online at www.vcunitedway.org, or calling 805-485-6288. Checks may be sent to the United Way office at 702 County Square Drive, Suite 100, Ventura, CA 93003. Please write "Thomas Fire Fund" in the memo.

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DRAGG Team Builds New Mustang

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DRAGG traveled to Las Vegas NV. this week to attend the SEMA car show and display their new 2018 Ford Ecoboost mustang in the Ford booth. Earlier this year, DRAGG was awarded the new vehicle after putting in a proposal along with thousands of others throughout the country. The team received the Mustang in June and has been working on the project throughout the summer and up until the beginning on the car show on Oct 31. 

The Mustang will be an display all  week long in Vegas and return home to to begin its journey to many different car show, community events and races.

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DRAGG Graduation 2017

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To a packed house, DRAGG program finished up another successful year here in the city of Oxnard. Our program graduated 35 students in June after they completed a full year program. We had started with over 60 students back in Aug of 2016. Throughout the year the class is made up of automotive instructors and class room studies that help get the students engaged into the automotive industry. We also take the students on field trips such as the Dragg races in Pomona, Oxnard Christmas Parade, Ventura County Jail and Formula Drift events in Long Beach.

The students are exposed to the industry and at the end of the school year, the program assists many of the  Senior students with scholarships towards furthering their education. This year DRAGG was able to hand out over $35,000 in scholarship. With the help of Universal Technical Institute, DRAGG was able to give three large scholarships to attend their school. 

This year was a huge success. We are looking forward to next year and with the help of Ventura County Office of Education, we will be opening classes in Oxnard, Camarillo and Fillmore which will help us serve students throughout Ventura County. We are also continuing to build our sponsorship partners. If you are interested in supporting our program, reach out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Comedy for a Cause

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The DRAGG program is hosting a comedy night on Tuesday February 28th at 8:00PM at the Levity Live Comedy Club in Oxnard CA. Tickets are $20 and the proceeds go to the DRAGG program. We will also have Fifty150 brand clothing on hand selling their gear. Come out to support and enjoy a great night of comedy. For tickets goto Eventbrite and search for DRAGG or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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DRAGG GEAR

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Our DRAGG clothing store is now officially open. We are in the process of developing new cloths and gear to sell. All proceeds of our sales help fund our organization. Not only do you get a a piece of the DRAGG program but you help us for our future.  We are in an exciting period right now with the growth of the program. We look forward to getting our gear out to you and if their is anything we can help with let us know at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Thanks
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How did the DRAGG race start???

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Where did the idea of DRAGG come from??

DRAGG was  started with just an idea from a couple of friends who were also Police Officers on the same department. Charles and Dan knew they could make a difference if given the chance.

Both grew up in the city of Oxnard and saw  and heard the stories of how rough their city was. These car enthusiasts  first met when they joined the Oxnard Police Department in 1996. They spent their years working patrol, SWAT and promoted through the ranks.

It was in 2007, that the idea of putting together a youth program landed on their door step. They sat down together and mapped out DRAGG. They started with developing the program into a non profit and later obtained their first vehicle, 2006 Ford GT Mustang. From there, the automotive industry was hooked. Charles and Dan saw that the doors were opening which gave them the opportunity to open up their first shop. They developed the relationship with the high school district and started the first after school program with the police department, school district and automotive industry. They knew they had a great recipe for success. 

They have graduated over 5 classes with 100 plus students. They have also been able to  give out over 35 scholarships and assisted in job placement with several of the students. 

DRAGG is continuing with the success and helping expose students in high school with the automotive industry. Now they are working on expansion plans of the program to a city near you. They are working with Las Vegas, Tennessee and Texas departments to bring DRAGG programs in their communities. 

Contact the DRAGG program at draggteam.org for more info on starting a program in your community. 

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DRAGG at Barrett Jackson

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The DRAGG team has just arrived back to the shop from the Barrett Jackson auto auction. What a great show. The "Thin Blue Line" was front and center at the doors on display in the Ford booth. We got to share in the excitement and experience in seeing some of the greatest cars around. We are already making plans for next year. Who knows, maybe we will have a project to auction off on the big stage!!!
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SEMA 2014

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We attended SEMA 2014 last year and what a week it was. We had both DRAGG vehicles out on the track with Ford out Front. Several pro drifting drivers took the wheels of our DRAGG vehicles and put them through their paces on the track. We went through several sets of tires but the whole week was well worth it. Defiantly looking forward to next year.
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