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OK, you have your carb primed and we all know you have a good, hot spark. But you're still not sure if you should pull the rope and join. To help you decide if AOMC is right for you, here is a schedule of some of our upcoming events. We sincerely hope you can find an event close to home. Bring the family, we'd love to meet them too.

If you are a member and plan on attending a meet, please bring a friend along!

If you decide to attend one of the meets, please drop the contact person a line to let them know you are coming and also so that they may let you know of any last minute changes.  They would also be delighted to answer any questions you might have concerning the meet or the Club.

February 18, 2017 at 11:50pm EST.

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  2017 Events

Date / Place
Place
Description
Sponsoring Chapter
Contact Information
February 25, 2017 Auburn, Pennsylvania

At the Lodge in the gated Lake Wynonah community accessed from PA Rt. 183. A GPS address of 2537 Wynonah Dr. Auburn, PA 17922 should get you there.
Annual Knuckle Busters Winter Meet
Swap

Large paved parking area for swapping. $7.00 per adult to defray expenses. Heated Lodge for continental breakfast and hot lunch. Clean heated restrooms. Shuttle service to Bob Grubb's museum and home about 1 mile away. Annual business meeting at 11:30am wjth lunch at noon. Museum closed during meeting and lunch, reopening after lunch. Come and spend the day.



Knuckle Busters Bob Grubb
bob@grubb.com
6108503149





March 12, 2017
Appleton, ME

601 Ridge Rd, Bowdoinham, ME
Bud's Meet/PTBC Chapter Annual Meeting
Dry

This usually a well attended meet and a welcomed escape from cabin fever. Move from your wood stove to Bud's and reconnect with friends. This year will feature a live auction facilitated by Howard Whitten. This is also our chapter's Annual Meeting, where we review our progress and plan activities for our next season. All members of AOMCI are welcomed to our gatherings and events.

CLICK HERE for Meet Information

Pine Tree Boating Club Bud Bowley
buzzsawroyal@gmail.com
207-721-2725



Saturday, March 11-12, 2017 Quartzsite, AZ - Arizona

235 Ironwood St, Quartzsite, AZ 85346 8:00 AM Buy, Sell or SWAP co- hosted by Larry O. Lee AZ Chapter and Ray Hudson of the Puget Sound Chapter.
1st Annual Quartzsite SWAP, SHOW & TELL
Informal

Meet will be at the Quartzsite Improvement Assoc. on 10 acres of free spaces for selling boats, motors, or anything marine related. Vendors may set up for one or two days. Dry camping sites are available on-site- for a small fee. No hook-ups or fresh water. Food will be available in the area.

C. Arizona Larry O. Lee
Larryolee@aol.com
928-706-0763

Roy Hudson
graynger@yahoo.com
360-791-9440

Sunday, March 12, 2017 Salem, WI

28836 Silver Lake Road in Salem, Wisconsin. The Silver Lake Marina is Located on the South West Shore of Silver Lake, a few miles south of HWY 50 in Kenosha County.
The Marina "Spring Forward" Dry Meet
Display

Come to "The Marina" Spring Forward (first day daylight savings) Meet. Bring Motors to display. Peoples Choice Awards given for top 4 places. Business meeting. There is plenty of room to park, swap & sell motors etc. The Marina is a restaurant/bar. OPEN FOR BREAKFAST/LUNCH. Please show your support by attending this meet. I know you will like the location. It is convenient for SE Wisconsin & NE Illinois Members. See you there!



Click Here for Midwest Chapter Events Page

Midwest Dan Johnson
aomcimidwest@gmail.com
262-607-0900



March 12, 2017 Appleton, ME

601 Ridge Rd, Bowdoinham, ME
Bud's Meet/PTBC Chapter Annual Meeting
Dry

This usually a well attended meet and a welcomed escape from cabin fever. Move from your wood stove to Bud's and reconnect with friends. This year will feature a live auction facilitated by Howard Whitten. This is also our chapter's Annual Meeting, where we review our progress and plan activities for our next season. All members of AOMCI are welcomed to our gatherings and events.

CLICK HERE for Meet Information

Pine Tree Boating Club Bud Bowley
buzzsawroyal@gmail.com
207-721-2725



Saturday March 18, 2017 Camdenton, MO

The meet will be held at the Lake Career and Technical Center in Camdenton Mo. Go South on Business Route 5 app 1 1/2 miles to the entrance to Camdenton schools [Dare Blvd.] follow the road to the last large bldg. on the right. Look for the MAPS banner at the entrance to the back driveway leading down to the shop. Gates open at 8:30. Call Jerry for more directions and details.
MAPS Chapter BIG Swap and Show Meet
Swap

This is our annual BIG swap meet that you won't want to miss! You never know what kind of motors or parts will be for sale. Coffee, donuts, and a great lunch will be served. Please be generous with your donation to help cover food costs. Indoor display space is provided along with clean restrooms. Our annual MAPS Chapter business meeting will also be held.

Mid America Prop Spinners Jerry R. Ahrens
ahrensmarineservices@gmail.com
573 317 7354

Lou Danley

346 6296

March 18, 2017 Deer Creek, In

Deer Creek Community Center (east side of street)which is located on SR 29. Deer Creek is south of Logansport, Indiana and SR29 takes off of SR 421 just where 421 goes to Frankfort.
Deer Creek March Meet
Formal

There is ample parking with swap and sell area's outside. Inside there is plenty of room for displaying your "baby motors" either the toy kind or little kickers. The meet begins around 9:00am and ends when the last member leaves the building.

Michiana Dean Chapman
deansaobr@live.com
574-699-6884

Richard White
richardsrelics@mediacombb.net
260-585-9905

March 25, 2017 Detroit, MI

7630 W. Jefferson Ave., Detroit – Phone (313)-842-0268 Our Hosts, Dave Zammitt and Family
Lockeman’s Hardware Boats and Motors Swap Meet and Open House
Informal

Swap/ Sell, bring a motor to display- people’ choice awards… and a chance to use Dave’s indoor test tank. Gate opens at 9:00 AM Saturday. If you have never been to Lockeman’s you are missing a real treat. Host Dave Zammitt operates what is likely the oldest hardware store in Detroit. The store has been a Johnson Outboard dealer since the 1920’s. Dave and his family still sell and service boats and motors to the fisherman and boaters on the Detroit river. An old time hardware store loaded with old boating artifacts and memorabilia. For information; contact Bill Guenther 419-345-9850



Great Lakes Bill Guenther

419-345-9850



April 8, 2017 Edgewood , Maryland

207 Edgewood road, Edgewood Md 21040. CLUB 66. Directions, take 95 south to Baltimore, at exit 77, turn right on to 24, then left on to Edgewood rd. From the south, 95 north, exit77 on to 24, the right turn on to Edgewood rd. Club 66 is about 5 to six miles on edgewood rd on the left side.
Old Bay Chapter Annual Spring Meet
Swap

The Old Bay Chapter is holding its annual spring meet at Club 66, on April 8th, @ 0800. There is a large swap area with parking for about 40 cars. Lunch will be served and will consist of WANDAS Pork Barbecue. Last year, there were plenty of engine/parts vendors The action was brisk, with lots of merchandise changing hands. Lunch will be inside of Club 66, with tables and rest rooms available. Excellent door prizes consisting of tools for the marine engine hobby will be raffled off. The event fee will be 8.00 dollars. Every one is welcome. Please come and bring marine parts , engines and boat parts to sell and swap. we have been cooped up all winter, ITS TIME TO SWAP/ BUY/ and SELL. As loyal club members, we always need more motors and parts. SEE YOU THERE

Old Bay Tim DiGennaro
tdigennaro@aol.com
2405382288

Chip Edel
seadog46@comcast.net
410 676 7372

Saturday, April 15, 2017 Elburn, IL

Paul Miller residence, 0S645 Bunker Hill Road, Elburn, IL
10th Annual Dry Meet, Paul Miller home
Display

Raffle, Motor Display w/awards, Swap Meet. Lunch served.



Motorheads Paul Miller
pmillerclu@sbcglobal.net
630/235-8003



April 15, 2017 Monticello , IN

Blue Water Park in Monticello, Indiana. Take SR421 into Monticello. Stay on Main Street and turn right on S. Beach Road. Take it to the park
Blue Water Meet
Formal

Plenty of parking and a nice boat ramp. Idle speed only on the river but if you head south into Lake Freeman, it is open water. The meet starts around 9:00am and continues until the last member leaves. Lunch will be provided and a small business meeting will be held after lunch. Plenty of sway area and displays will be outside.

Michiana Stu Fillinger
fillingermarine@ytci.com
574-965-2400

Richard White
richardsrelics@mediacombb.net
260-585-9905

SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017 Hamilton, ON

Launch is at Bay Front Park - 200 Harbour Front Dr. Hamilton, ON (The alternate is Lasalle park - 831 Lasalle Park Rd. Burlington, ON) Breakfast is at Williams Fresh Cafe - 47 Discovery Dr. Hamilton, ON
Hamilton Bay & Breakfast Spring Opener
Wet

Hamilton Bay & Breakfast Spring Opener UPPER CANADA CHAPTER, AOMCI SATURDAY MAY 6, 2017 Launch is at Bay Front Park - 200 Harbour Front Dr. Hamilton, ON (The alternate is Lasalle park - 831 Lasalle Park Rd. Burlington, ON) Breakfast is at Williams Fresh Cafe - 47 Discovery Dr. Hamilton, ON There is plenty of parking at Bay Front park, arrive when you can, launch your boat and stay close to the south end of the bay so that you will be easy to find. Please RVSP so we can expect and look out for you. We will be meeting for breakfast at 9 am at Williams. There is plenty of excellent boat dockage; we will all have space to arrive by boat. There is parking if you're coming without a boat. Bring a PFD (life jacket) even if you don



UPPER CANADA CHAPTER Wayne Beaton
uppercanadaaomci@gmail.com
289-442-1974



May 13, 2017 Traverse City, Mi

Medalie Park is at the sight locally known as Logan
Traverse City Meet
Display

Setup at 9:00, the official end will be 1:00. But it’s a public Park so we can stay as long as we like. The boat Launch is at the other end of the lake about 2.5 miles by road. This is a larger park than last year; there should be room for all. It’s located on a lake but no water activities are planned. Pizza, pop or coffee will ordered for lunch, $6.00 donation There will be Peoples' Choice show motor competition in the usual categories. Don't forget your motor stands. The swap area will be out side so bring your own table. There will be a lot of expert people so if you have questions bring them along or bring your motor.

Wolverine Edgar Bringman
ebringman@aol.com
231-409-4112

Ken Robinson
fullgarages@chartermi.net

May 20, 2017 Louisville, TN

Louisville Point Park 3272 Cox Rd. Louisville, TN 37777 Directions from Knoxville: Take Hwy 129 to Topside Rd to Louisville Rd.To Cox Rd.Louisville Point Park. Directions from Lenoir City: Take Hwy 321 to Hwy 333 to Cox Rd.Louisville Point Park.
Mid-South Outboarders
Wet

It's that time of year again for our Bi-Annual Louisville meet. As you know this is a joint meet from our surrounding States for all AOMCI And Feather Craft club members. There is usually a Flotilla of Feather Crafters as well as other Members with vintage brand boats and motors. The usual accommodations at the Poland Creek Camp Ground and surrounding Motels are available. Food will be available as well as the Shelter. Donations appreciated to cover the expense of the shelter and food (Please be generous) . Menu consists of Grilled Hot dogs, Jessie Anderson's Baked Beans, soft drinks and other fixin's. The Swap meet Starts at (9:00 AM EST and usually wraps up at 2:00 PM EST.) There may be another Cruise on Saturday after the swap meet as well as Sunday. (To be Determined) I hope to see all of our neighboring Clubs from Ga, Ala, Carolina's,and Ky. Come buy, sell and mingle, talk gears, years and enjoy.. TK Walker Pres.



TK Walker
oldoutboardbarn@aol.com
615-347-8277

Sam Wearly
wwearly@bellsouth.net
615-218-7631

Saturday, May 20, 2017 Loves Park, IL

Rock Cut State Park, 7223 West Lane Road, IL Route 173, Loves Park, Il
10th Annual Rock Cut Park: Wet & Dry
Swap

Bring a boat and test run your latest project. (10 HP limit or no planing restrictions on larger engines) Great lake for running and fishing! Food available.



Motorheads Dave Wilson
dswilson1@comcast.net
815 742 1618



May 20, 2017 North Webster, In

North Webster City Park on Beautiful Lake Webster. North Webster is located on SR13 10 miles north of SR30. Turn left on Himes Street and head east until you reach the City Park.
Spring Lake Webster Meet
Formal

This meet starts off Friday night with a dinner at the Lake View in unless it changes to another venue. Saturday morning starts off early around or before 8:00am with members arriving to get their spot along the parking rail in front of the pavilion. There are awards given out for favorite restored and original classic and antique outboards along with favorite boat/motor combo which must be out on the water. Along with these awards is the Emmett Walls Trophy given to the best performing "big iron" motor (over 30 cubic inches). Lunch will be around noon with a business meeting held directly afterwards. Swap and Sell areas are in front of the pavilion and over in the Lakeview Inn parking area.

Michiana Capt'n Dave Tranter
jdtranter@kcaccess.com
2602131945

Richard White
richardsrelics@mediacombb.net
260-585-9905

June 3, 2017 Hamlin, NY

Hamlin Fireman's Field, Lake Rd (Rt.19), Hamlin, NY 14464
Directions:
From Niagara Falls: Take Rt 18 East to Rt 19 North. Turn left onto Rt 19 and The Hamlin Fire Dept. is a 1/2 of a mile on the left after crossing over Rt. 18. Enter at the Cruise-In entrance.(Hamlin Volunteer Ambulance parking lot)
From Buffalo or Albany: Take the NYS Thruway to Exit 47. After passing through the toll booths, exit to the right. After crossing over the bridge, turn right on to Rt. 19 North. Travel approx 25 miles on Rt. 19 North into the Town of Hamlin. The Hamlin Fire Dept. is a 1/2 of a mile on the left after crossing over Rt. 18. Enter at the Cruise-In entrance.(Hamlin Volunteer Ambulance parking lot)
From Rochester: Take Rt 390 North to the Hamlin Beach Exit. Merge onto the Lake Ontario State Parkway proceed approx. 15 miles at turn left at the Rt. 19 exit. Travel approx. 5 miles on Rt. 19 south into the Town of Hamlin. The Hamlin Fire Dept. is a 1/2 of a mile on the right after the "Y"(Rt 19 & Rt. 360). Enter at the Cruise-in entrance.(Hamlin Volunteer Ambulance parking lot)

20th Annual Hamlin Wheel Fest Cruise-In
Formal, Dry, Swap, Display

The 20th Annual Hamlin Wheel Fest Cruise-In & Antique/Classic Outboard Motor/Boat Display & Swap Meet presented by Monroe Extinguisher Company, Rochester, NY and Co-Sponsored by Spurr Dealerships and Mann Insurance Agency both of Brockport. Goodie Bags & Dash Plaques for 1st 150 Car Entries, Award Plaques, loads of door prizes! Boating participants of the Western New York Chapter-AOMCI Antique/Classic Outboard Motor/Boat display will be eligible for trophies in the following categories: Best Outboard Motor, Best Wooden Boat, & Best Non-Wooden Boat in addition the door prizes. The 1st 10 Outboard Motor/Boat Entires will receive a Goodie Bag and a Dash Plaque. A large area has been set aside for boats and motors. The Hamlin Wheel Fest Cruise-In & Antique/Classic Outboard Motor/Boat Display is open to the Public with NO Admission Fee and begins at 10am and wraps up by 4pm, but the festival continues until 10pm. Again this year is the WNY-AOMCI Chapter is hosting an Outboard Motor/Boat Swap Meet during the event. Information will constantly be updated on our website in the events section, so be sure to check back often! For more information, contact Jason Baxter at (585)-366-4528 leave message or e-mail: wnyaomci@yahoo.com Maps for this great event are provided on our website or by clicking HERE. Restroom facilities are located on-site.





Western New York Jason Baxter
wnyaomci@yahoo.com
585-366-4528

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Saturday, June 24, 2017 Lauderdale Lakes Wet and Dry meet,

Lauderdale Landing, W5625 West Shore Drive, Elkhorn, WI
Lauderdale Lakes Motorheads & Midwest
Swap

Nice lakes to run on, sell and swap area, Lunch available at Lauderdale Landing

Motorheads Dan Johnson
lauderdale900@gmail.com
262 495 2008



July 7, 8, & 9, 2017

Constantine , MI

AT the Saint Joseph River. On the grounds of American Legion Post #223, 65079 US 131 Business Rt., Constantine, MI 49042
Constantine Super Meet
Formal/Wet/Swap/Display

This meet is the BIG ONE. Jointly sponsored by the Great Lakes and MOB Chapters. Come join in three days of outboard fun on the St. Joe River. Large swap and sell area, formal boat and motor display. Lots of "water time" for all your boats and motors, "Putt- putts" to "go-fast".





CLICK HERE FOR 2017 WELCOME PAK



Great Lakes & Michiana Scott Parish - MOB
shparish@centurylink.net
260-229-0344

Richard A. White - MOB
richardsrelics@mediacombb.net
260-585-9905

Aug 2, 3, 4, & 5 Tomahawk, WI,

Sara Park 900 Somo Ave Tomahawk, WI
Tomahawk Nationals
Formal

The Tomahawk Nationals for 2017 will be held Aug. 2, 3, 4, & 5. What can you expect to see at this meet?--A collection of outboard motors & boats on display in our indoor hockey arena. An outdoor display of almost 100 vendors out on the old air strip, a "boat yard" for motors, boats, & trailers for sale. There is camping on the grounds (no hook-ups). The arena bathrooms are open 24/7 and also have showers. There are also several port-a-pottys on the grounds. If you bring a boat & motor you can join in the river cruise and if you wish a boat parade through the ski show course prior to the ski show, or you may just want to launch your boat and take a leisurely ride. We have 5 on-water events and 16 catagories that you could participate in with plaques awarded for first place and ribbons for second & third. This year we are featuring outboards from the 20's & 30's and old unrestored boats. We have our banquet on Sat. night. In order to participate in this meet you MUST be an AOMCI member. Non-members may come as spectators only. Registration opens every morning at 8:00am in the arena. The fee for AOMCI members is $5 and that covers all 4 days of the meet. Free coffee & homemade bakery is available every morning. There is a food vendor on the grounds. The Northwoods Chapter store offers caps, T-shirts, buttons & posters for sale.The contact person for this meet is Bob Dalle Ave. Phone 715-356-5649 email: thedoghouse7_8@frontier.com

CLICK HERE for Northwoods Chapter Website

Northwoods Bob Dalle Ave
thedoghouse7_8@frontier.com
715-356-5649



September 15, 16, & 17, 2017 Quincy, IL

17th Annual Quincy Classic Boat & Outboad Show Quincy Boat Club, 501 Bonansinga Drive,Quincy, IL on the Quincy Bay of the Mississippi River. Come Join us on Fri 9/15/2017 at 1pm for a 17 mile run up the Mississippi River through Lock and Dam#21 from Hannibal, MO to Quincy! Wet meet with static displays and swap meet.
Quincy Classic Boat & Outboard Show
Informal

Come play on the Mississippi River with us. 17 mile run on Friday, 3 miles le run on Saturday, an exciting weekend of boats and outboards. Food served all weekend long. Hosted by Quincy Boat Club with a full bar!



Twin Rivers Todd Young
todd@quincyboatshow.com
217-242-7283

Rob Ebbing
rob@quincyboatshow.com
217-257-7400

September 16, 2017 North Webster, In

North Webster, Indiana. The meet will be held on beautiful Lake Webster at the City Park pavilion. Directions- North Webster is located on SR13 about 10 miles north of SR30. Turn right on Himes Street and head east until you get to the City Parl/lake
Fall Lake Webster Meet
Formal

This meet starts off Friday night with a dinner at the Lake View in unless it changes to another venue. Saturday morning starts off early around or before 8:00am with members arriving to get their spot along the parking rail in front of the pavilion. There are awards given out for favorite restored and original classic and antique outboards along with favorite boat/motor combo which must be out on the water. Along with these awards is the John Sudlow Trophy given to the best performing "small iron" motor (under 30 cubic inches). Lunch will be around noon with a business meeting held directly afterwards. Swap and Sell areas are in front of the pavilion and over in the Lakeview Inn parking area.

Michiana Capt'n Dave Tranter
jdtranter@kcaccess.com
2602131945

Richard White
richardsrelics@mediacombb.net
260-585-9905

September 30, 2017 Bassett, Va.

Philpott Lake is a 3000 acre water impoundment created by the US Army Corps of Engineers in SW Va. The meet will use the #7 Twin Ridge Park. Directions: From Rt220(Roanoke-Martinsville) turn west on SR#605(Henry Rd.),Left on SR#798(Knob Church Rd),left on SR#624(Twin Ridge Marina Rd.)to #7 Twin Ridge Park. GPS= Twin Ridge Marina Rd Henry Va 24102
Fifth Annual Philpott Lake Meet
Wet

The Twin Ridge Park site provides: a double wide launch ramp, 150' mooring dock, shelter w/electric, tables, grill, lots of parking/display area and rest rooms. Members will be grilling lunch. Bring your beverage(no booze) and sweets are always welcome. Test boats will be available, so bring your motors.

Carolinas Bill Goold
r-bgoold@b2xonlone.com
540+297-4749

Bob Pennoyer
bpennoyer@yahoo.com
203+856-6186

October 7, 2017 Lake Hopatcong, NJ

This meet is held at Flash Marina which is at the very north end of the lake. 155 State Rd 181, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
Lake Hopatcong Meet
Informal

Always a great swap meet and there are 50 miles of shoreline on NJ's largest lake, with bright Fall colors to explore. Coffee and donuts available all morning long. Plenty of picnic tables. Bring your own lunch or eat at one of the many lakeside restaurants dotted around the lake. Clean restrooms and a nice boat ramp.

Knuckle Busters Joseph Ryan
JRYANXCE@OPTONLINE.NET
973-335-3536

Ray Kelsey

973-543-4587

Saturday October 7, 2017 Hamilton, ON

Launch is at Bay Front Park - 200 Harbour Front Dr. Hamilton, ON (The alternate is Lasalle park - 831 Lasalle Park Rd. Burlington, ON) Breakfast is at Williams Fresh Cafe - 47 Discovery Dr. Hamilton, ON
Hamilton Bay & Breakfast Fall Finale
Wet

Hamilton Bay & Breakfast Spring Opener UPPER CANADA CHAPTER, AOMCI SATURDAY October 7, 2017 Launch is at Bay Front Park - 200 Harbour Front Dr. Hamilton, ON (The alternate is Lasalle park - 831 Lasalle Park Rd. Burlington, ON) Breakfast is at Williams Fresh Cafe - 47 Discovery Dr. Hamilton, ON There is plenty of parking at Bay Front park, arrive when you can, launch your boat and stay close to the south end of the bay so that you will be easy to find. Please RVSP so we can expect and look out for you. We will be meeting for breakfast at 9 am at Williams. There is plenty of excellent boat dockage; we will all have space to arrive by boat. There is parking if you're coming without a boat. Bring a PFD (life jacket) even if you don



UPPER CANADA CHAPTER Wayne Beaton
uppercanadaaomci@gmail.com
289-442-1974



Saturday, October 7, 2017 Rockford, IL

Mercy Rockford Sportscore, 1288 Elmwood Road, Rockford, IL North Main Street, Il Route 2, to Elmwood Road, East on Elmwood Road to Sportscore entrance, follow entrance road to boat ramp area.
Rock River Fall Cruise
Wet

Enjoy the fall colors on a leisurely 20+ mile cruise on the beautiful Rock River. Lunch at the Brew House on the river. Launch time: 10:30 AM



Motorheads Dave Wilson
dswilson1@comcast.net
815 742 1618



  2018 Events

Date / Place
Place
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Sponsoring Chapter
Contact Information


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