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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.

January 19, 2017 at 11:45pm EST.

  2017 Events

Date / Place
Place
Description
Sponsoring Chapter
Contact Information
January 21, 2017 Lake Hamilton, Florida

201 W. Main St., Lake Hamilton Florida 33851 Going South on Hwy 27 from I-4, turn left on W. Main St in Lake Hamilton and follow the road to the site. The Post Office is across the street from the lot.
Florida Chapter Mega Swap Meet
Swap

This is a one day swap meet only!---Everything brought must be for sale....no displays. Bring your own lunch or find a restaurant for lunch. Last year's attendance was much larger than expected and we expect even more people this year. So load up the trailer with parts, motors, advertising items, boat hardware and whatever you want to sell and bring it! This is our once per year swap meet. Hosted by RC Hawie and George Emmanuel. Contact either of us for questions.



Florida George Emmanuel
gemmanuel@bellsouth.net
352-378-5172

R.C. Hawie
rch44F@icloud.com
941-223-3860

January 21, 2017 Wirtz, Va., 24184

405 Mallard Point RD. Wirtz, Va.
Bob's Garage Meet
Display

Coffee & Donuts ready by 9AM Swap meet area in heated garage with restroom facilities. Also, outdoors swap meet area. Lunch will be grilled by club member. Sweets and your drinks are always appreciated.

Carolinas Bob Pennoyer
BPENNOYER@ yahoo.com
203+856-6186

Bill Goold
r-bgoold@b2xonline.com
540+420-8737

Saturday, January 21, 2017 Hollister (Branson), Missouri, Mo

Ozarks Auto show building, 134 Industrial Park Drive ......located off the Hollister Exit, U S hwy 65, two miles south of Branson Missouri's main exit .....the Auto Show building is the sixth building on the right east of the intersection
Dead of the Winter Meet
Swap

The dead of the winter Meet is scheduled at the worst possible part of the winter and if the weather is decent it gives us a much needed winter break to come share our hobby in a large heated building with our many friends that we may not have seen since the fall meets of 2016.....in addition to the motors that our members bring to trade and sell, there will be Classic Wood boat collectors and car collectors here as spectators, many of them become buyers..... As an additional attraction, the Auto Show building is also home to one of the largest collections of antique outboards in America. Doors will open at 8:00 AM Saturday morning with donuts and coffee served until 10:AM, and pizza for lunch at 11:30....for anyone arriving early we will be open until 8:00 pm on Friday evening before the meet....there are numerous motels in the area, call if you need assistance

Twin Rivers Mark Trimble
trimblem@tri-lakes.net
417-334-2720



Saturday January 21, 2017 North Webster, Indiana

Socks Marina 60 EMS W17Ln North Webster, Indiana Directions- from North Webster, south on SR13 to just outside of town, turn east on Backwater Road. Take Backwater out to N950E and turn left. Follow 950 to EMS W17LN and turn left on EMS W17LN. Take EMS W17LN to Socks Marina, there should be a sign out front.
"Get your Sock's On" January MOB Meet
Formal

Dino Coverstone will open up his shop and test tank for anyone would would like to bring their projects to work on. Outside (weather permitting) will be the swap and sell area and inside the store will be the display area. Guest speaker Gene Wagner who used to work at Mercury Marine during the Carl Kiekhaefer days at Lake X and who managed the salt water testing facility in Florida will be there to share some stories. Also there will be a demonstration of the newer outboards computer diagnostics by the staff at Socks Marine.

Michiana Dino Coverstone
socksmarina@embarqmail.com
574-834-2894

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

January 21, 2017 Southfield, Michigan

VFW Post #2645, Southfield, MI Time, 9 AM until 2 PM Directions…The VFW post is on 9 Mile Rd just west of Telegraph Rd. (US 24)…easy to get too. From I-696 exit to SB Telegraph Rd, go south 2 miles to 9 Mile Rd. From I-96 exit to NB Telegraph Rd, go north 5 miles to 9 Mile Rd. For information contact Joe Brincat - (248)-478-0808, fixerjo@sbcglobal.net
Season kick-off and GLC Business Meeting
Display

9 AM until 2PM - A new venue for our January meeting – 24222 W. Nine Mile Rd. Southfield MI 48034 The “kick off” meet of the New Year. Gates open at 9:00 AM. Enter the VFW hall using the ENTRANCE DOOR at the REAR of the building. Being a motor to display and “stuff” to swap. Indoor motor display with “People’s Choice” awards. A great lunch will be served in keeping with the old “Vulcanmaster” tradition. This is the best time to renew your Chapter membership. Treasurer, Mark Carney will be there to collect the 2017 dues. Large on- site parking lots for swap and sell, so fill up your trunk or pick up, hopfully the snow won’t be too deep! Since this post sponsors several community benefit activities I'm suggesting that a donation be made from proceeds of our swap and sell activities, suggest 10%... this is just a suggestion and would be voluntary - a way to show our appreciation for the use of the facility.

Great Lakes Joe Brincat
fixerjo@sbcglobal.net
248 478 0808



January 21, 2017 Ontario, NY

310 NY route 104 43.2249N 77.3634W It's a divided highway so if coming from the east, go past and u-turn CAREFULLY!
Pugsleys
Swap

Starts at 8:00 AM. Plenty of room inside to get warm. Also room outside to park trailers, trucks. Most people are gone by 1:00

CLICK HERE for Finger Lakes Chapter Website

Finger Lakes Jerry Hargrave
k1c1c2@aol.com
585-455-7444

Bob Cario

585-265-0750

January 28, 2017 Quincy, IL

925 Hampshire Street, Quincy, IL. In Todd Young's boat storage building.
Todd & Rob's Winter Dry Swap Meet
Informal

Dry swap meet. 9am to ? Bring lots of outboards and parts to sell and trade! Smoked pulled pork sandwiches and sides for lunch, come swap parts, motors, and great stories!

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

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

February 11, 2017 North Tonawanda, New York, 14120

5 Ward Road North Tonawanda, New York 14120
Laings Finger Lakes Meet
Swap

Indoor and Outdoor swap, food on-site Donation. Dress Warm, it's Winter in Buffalo no rain date.



CLICK HERE for FLC Website

Finger Lakes Jeff Laing
jeffl5798@aol.com
716 693 9070

Walter Chute
menderman1947@yahoo.com
716 238 0463

February 12, 2017 11:00 AM Tucson, Arizona

La Cholla Hills Club House - 8500 N La Cholla Blvd. Enter neighborhood, make right on Coral Ridge and a left on Hickory Hollow- to parking area. Meeting and luncheon in the Clubhouse. Motor Show to follow at poolside.
AZ Chapter AOMCI February 2017 Tucson MT
Informal

Business meeting at 11 AM followed by a $ 9.00 catered Lunch -Hot sandwiches will be on site, bring bars or cookies to share. Following lunch, members can show motors (a few stands available- but bring your own, if possible), tell tales and arrange for swaps. No sales at the Clubhouse- but we live across the street. RSVP mail, phone or e-mail: rjm1945@att.net call 715-410-0193 or 520-797-1030 8551 N Candlewood Loop, Tucson, AZ 85704

C. Arizona Ron Melick
litsourz@att.net
5207971030

Kathy Register
Kathy.Register@cox.net
480-924-4536

February 12, 2017 Appleton, ME

601 Ridge Rd, Bowdoinham, ME
Bod'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



February 18, 2017 Saint Clair Shores, MI

Location, Carl's Boats 24100 Harper Rd., St. Clair Shores, MI Directions - from I-94 exit at Nine Mile Rd. head East to Harper. Turn left (north) on to Harper. Carl’s is approx a half mile up the road, on the right.
Carl's Boats and Motors
SWAP MEET AND OPEN HOUSE
Informal, Display

The gates open at 9:00 AM. Bring a motor to display and some goodies to swap. Carl has a good stock of NOS and used vintage OMC outboard parts, if you are in need bring your “wanted” list. Lunch will be available for a $5.00 donation. You can pay your Great Lakes dues at this time if you missed the January meet.
For information contact Jeffery Bahr at 313-884-7836, e-mail: jeffr3b@aol.com



Great Lakes Jeffery Bahr
jeffr3b@aol.com
313-884-7836



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



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

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



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



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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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 INTERNATIONAL Super Meet
Formal/Wet/Swap/Display

This meet is the BIG ONE. Jointly sponsored by the Great Lakes and MOB Chapters. This year we are honored by being designated an INTERNATIONAL MEET. We are celebrating both the 50th anniversary of the "Antique Outboarder" magazine and the 20th year for the Constantine meet. 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 2016 WELCOME PAK



Great Lakes & Michiana Jeff Bahr - GLC
jeffr3b@aol.com
586-863-8910

Scott Parish - MOB
shparish@centurylink.net
260-244-7391

Aug 2, 3, 4, & 5, 2017 Tomahawk, WI,

Sara Park, 900 W.Somo
Tomahawk Nationals
Formal

The Tomahawk Nationals will be held in Tomahawk, WI on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 5th, of Aug. 2017 at Sara Park. We invite you to come and enjoy 4 full days of activities. We will guarantee you will not be disappointed. We will be featuring antique & classic racing motors & boats. We also ask you to bring your favorite outboard from your collection to display in the arena. 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



Sept.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 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.

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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



  2018 Events

Date / Place
Place
Description
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.

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