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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.

May 26, 2017 at 6:25pm EST.

  2017 Events

Date / Place
Sponsoring Chapter
Contact Information
June 3, 2017 Hamlin, NY

Hamlin Fireman's Field, Lake Rd (Rt.19), Hamlin, NY 14464
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

Trophy Examples

June 3 & 4, 2017 Standish, ME

469 River Rd, Standish, ME 04084
Saco River Run 2017

This is a great two day meet. We've rented a private riverside campground with a landing. Members can come for the day and/or camp out for the weekend. Bill Andrulitis makes a killer Roast Pork feast for Saturday's dinner. Lots of great pictures from past meets on the PTBC website.

For more information:
Pine Tree Boating Club Bill Andrulitis

Lincoln Davis

June 10, 2017 Leesport, Pennsylvania

From U.S. Route 222, take PA Route 183 North to Palisades Drive after the red brick church, turn left and take the first right into the Dry Brooks Day Use Area. Boat Launching from 2nd Right across from Day Use Area. ADDRESSES FOR GPS: Dry Brooks Day Use Area: 1364 Palisades Drive, Leesport, Pa 19533 Dry Brooks Boat Launch: 1332 Palisades Drive, Leesport, PA 19533
Blue Marsh Lake

Blue Marsh Lake is a US Army Corps of Engineers Flood Control Project Lake. It is very developed and popular in the local community. It includes a beach area, modern restrooms, a snack bar on site and picnic tables. There is a modern boat launch on site. The website for the lake is www.nap.usace.army.mil/bluemarsh. We will have a table and beach to park our boats. We will be participating with a larger group called "Get Outdoors Day" sponsored by the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Berks County Recreation and Parks Department.

Knuckle Busters Robert Bragner

June 10, 2017 Iowa City, Iowa

Coralville Lake at Sandy Beach Boat Ramp Parking Lot. Directions: I380 to Exit. At Exit 10 go East to 4-way stop in Shueyville and turn right on to Curtis Bridge Road. Go to the 3-way stop and turn Left on to Sandy Beach Road. Watch for the intersection(uncontrolled/no stop signs) with North Coralville Lake Manor Road and follow Sandy Beach Road to the Left. Follow Sandy Beach Road and pass by the campground entrance on the Right. Proceed to the boat ramp and beach parking lot on the Right. Welcome to the meet.
Coralville Lake Antique Outboard Show

Two lane boat ramp and large paved parking lot. Beach and pottys. US Corps. Has a Day Use Fee of $5.00 per person and covers use of beach, parking, boat ramp and launching. For lunch, bring your own. If you want we will go for a cruise down river to the dam and back around 10AM and be back at the beach for lunch around noon. Then at 1PM head up river for an afternoon cruise ar 1PM and return around 3PM.Bring a boat/motor for the cruise that can rum 20-25mph. Call for more info.

Hawkeye Perry Wendel


June 10, 2017 Ortonville, Michigan

Ortonville State Recreation Area - Big Fish Lake Directions…..From I-75 … Take Baldwin Rd. (exit #84) north to Oakwood Rd (aprox. 12 miles), turn left (west) on to Oakwood, follow Oakwood to North Hadley Rd (4 ½ miles) turn right (north), go about 2 miles, Big Fish Lake will be on your right.
Big Fish lake - Spring Wet Meet

Come on out, bring your boat and run that motor that you have been working on all winter. Big Fish Lake is in the Ortonville State Recreation Area. All vehicles must display a current Michigan “Recreation Passport” license plate sticker or pay a day use fee to enter. No “open exhaust” or loud motors on this lake. There will be no open swap and sell at this meet as this activity is not allowed in the State Recreation area. There is a nice picnic area near complete with a shelter and rest rooms. For lunch this time… Hot dogs and burgers will be provided; a donation is requested. The fall Big Fish Lake was a great success, we many boats on the water… looking forward to a repeat. This year we will be holding a "SURPRISE WATER EVENT" that will accommodate all sizes and classes of motors. Bring a boat and compete for nice prizes.

Great Lakes Joe Brincat

Saturday June 17, 2017 Ft. Loramie / Minster , Ohio

Meet is at the Earl’s Island Pavillion on the north side of Lake Loramie. This is at Lake Loramie Ohio State Park. This lake is situated between Minster , Ohio on the north and Ft. Loramie on the south. State Rte. 362 runs through the park, and the site is just off St. Rte. 362, look for the sign. For those not from the area, it is southeast of the Celina/St. Marys, Ohio area in west central Ohio. Lat./Long. N 40° 22' 18.21", W 84° 20' 2.92" Park info : http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/lakeloramie
Lake Loramie Meet

Motor display area right in front of the pavilion, double wide launch ramp right at the pavilion, sit in the shade of the pavilion and watch the activity or bring a boat and run your motors on the lake. Lots of slow area along the shore or head out to the open speed zone / many places to tie up along the docks right there at the site A 14' row boat will be available for those who would like to run a motor but can't bring a boat. Meet starts at 9 a.m. and ends when the last person leaves. Lunch will be carry in as it has been in the past, main dish will be provided, typical donation can will be there. This site also has a playground, walking trail, and bathrooms. Plenty of shade in the grass. State Park has a great campground. A small restaurant/hotel, Morrie's Landing 937-295-2673, has rooms for rent, also

Michiana Steve Shaltry

Rolland(Sonny) Clark


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

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

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

Motorheads Dan Johnson
262 495 2008

June 24, 2017 Harrisburg, Mo,

2900 Gruender lane West Sturgeon, Mo. 65284 Directions: From Columbia, Mo, go north on US highway 63 about 12 miles. Turn left on Highway 124 west towards Harrisburg. From Moberly, Mo go south on US Highway 63 about 20 miles, turn right on Highway 124 west towards Harrisburg. Once on Highway 124, go aproximately 3 miles, turn right on Oak Grove School Road. Go about 1.5 miles, turn right on Gruender Lane.
11th annual Gruender Lake Meet

11th annual Gruender Lake meet and 3 HP (anything under 4 hp)race

Twin Rivers Gene Gruender

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

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".


Great Lakes & Michiana Scott Parish - MOB

Richard A. White - MOB

July 15, 2017 Edgewood, MD , 21040

Flying Point Park Edgewood, Maryland From IS95 (Edgewood Exit)south on route 24 (Emmorton road)to left on Edgewood road (MD 755).Go 2 3/4 miles to left on Willoughby Beach road. Turn left onto Flying Point Park road. Go 1/2 mile to Kennard Ave and left into park.
The Old Bay Chapter Summer Splash

This is the Old Bay Chapter annual wet formal meet. Large swap, sell and trade area. Separate display motor judging space. Plenty of parking, on site rest rooms and a nice boat ramp. Bring your boat for the on water events or just to cruise the beautiful Bush river. Small donation for use of the park and excellent lunch. Bring your motors and parts. Always a great turn out. Best in Maryland. Don't Miss this one.

Old Bay Tim Digennaro

240 538-2288

Lee Norris

410 833-6152

08:30 July 22 Stevensville/Fort Erie, ON

Black Creek boat launch across from the Lighthouse Restaurant in Stevensville (Fort Erie), ON 4301 Niagara Parkway, Stevensville, ON L0S 1S0
Upper Niagara Can-Am

Come join the Upper Canada Chapter for the Upper Niagara Can-Am wet meet. Meet at the Black Creek boat launch across from the Lighthouse restaurant at 08:30, rain or shine. The Niagara River is suitable for boats of all sizes. The adjacent Black Creek is extremely well sheltered and can accommodate most boats. Pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic in the park or have a delicious meal at the Lighthouse restaurant. Bring your family, friends and boats. If you don't bring a boat please bring a life jacket and take a ride with one of our inviting members.

Wayne Beaton

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

Sara Park 900 Somo Ave Tomahawk, WI
Tomahawk Nationals

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

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

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

Rob Ebbing

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

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

Richard White

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

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

Bob Pennoyer

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

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

Ray Kelsey


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

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


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

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
815 742 1618

October 14, 2017 Byron , Michigan

Held on the grounds of the Mark Suter residence at 4368 Braden Road, Byron, Michigan (use this address to with your GPS unit or to obtain a map or driving directions from the internet) or contact Mark for a flyer with directions.
12th Annual Byron Swap Meet
Formal, Dry, Swap, Display

- Co-hosted by Wolverine & Great Lakes Chapters -

Hosts: Elaine & Mark Suter.

Starts at 9:00AM (coffee available at 8:00AM) and runs to about 3:00PM

-Situated in 2 heated pole barns and on the adjacent grounds

-Multiple Porta-johns provided

-Sit-down lunch of Sloppy Joes, baked beans, Cole slaw, peach half with lemon curd, potato chips, beverage & cookie with a $6 donation by ADVANCE RESERVATION ONLY... call or e-mail Mark at least 2-weeks before the meet to make a food reservation by name for each member of your party.

-Featuring Mark's collection of 185 outboard racing motors and 12 racing boats and Elaine's collection of micro outboard motors (less than 2 HP) and other selected non-racing motors of significant historical interest... many new & up-graded items since last year.

-Large outboard show motor display with Peoples' Choice awards in 8 categories for attendees' motors (Great Lakes Chapter rules)... so bring your best motors and stands (no limit on the number of motors per person in the competition.
-Huge flea market so clean out your basement, garage or barn and bring those unwanted items to sell; find your needed winter projects.

-Protected & vented test tank available for running motors.

-Mark's shop will be open for those who want to work on motors... tap the "experts" in attendance for help with your motor problem.

-This meet will be huge (over 200 attendees expected)... there is plenty of room inside if the weather is inclement but we have ordered a beautiful day... you can't afford to miss this meet!

-No dogs allowed

For additional information, contact Mark at 989-634-8822 or sutermh@gmail.com.

Great Lakes Mark Suter

  2018 Events

Date / Place
Sponsoring Chapter
Contact Information

If you are an AOMCI member, and you or your chapter have an event you'd like to publicize, please use the Events Form in the Members Only section.