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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.

  2015 Events

Date / Place
Sponsoring Chapter
Contact Information
September 6, 2015 Lake Geneva, WI

Mars Resort, Lake Como W4098 South Shore Drive, Lake Geneva, WI
Motorheads/Prop Dusters Joint Meet

Ramp available for lake cruising. Engine and Parts swap meet. Raffle. Lunch at Mars Resort.

Motorheads Vince Heywood

September 6, 2015 Lorain, Ohio

Black River Warf, 1533 Black River Parkway 14th & Broadway, Lorain, Ohio 44052
Black River

Good parking, restrooms available no lunch will be served however the Amherst BBQ restaurant is on site. A slow as you go race with a 5 to 5.5hp motor no newer than 1955. Each contestant will be timed thru a course on the river. There is a motor competition for the following antique classification, original, restored, unusual(need no have a motor) and electric. Awards will be give for the following year motors. 1900-1920, 1921-1930, 1931-1940,1941-1950 and 1951-1960.

Western Reserve Todd Mizen

September 7, 2015 Belgrade , ME

14 Windy Cove, Belgrade, ME, 04918
Feather Craft and Friends and Windy Cove

This meet features Feather Craft boats, but all makes and models are welcomed. Bring your own lunch. See link for further details.

Pine Tree Boating Club Peter Sargent

September 11, 12, 13, 2015 Mossyrock, WA

At the Lake Mayfield Resort, on Lake Mayfield, 12 miles east of I-5 on US Hwy 12.
Fall Lake Mayfield Wet Meet and Raffle to celebrate the AOMCI"s 50th Anniversary

Bring your boat and motors to run, to display and to sell. RV spaces, cabins and campsites are available. There is a restaurant on site. Bring items for the raffle. Tickets will be sold for $1.00 each and the proceeds will go into the Chapter Operating Fund.

Puget Sounders Jerry Bell

(206) 362-9137

September 12, 2015 Ortonville, MI

Big Fish State Park 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 - Fall Wet Meet

Come on out, bring your boat and run that motor that you have been working on all summer. 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. We will be doing something special for lunch this time. Hot dogs and burgers will be provided; we ask that you just bring a dish to share. This will be a “pot luck” so there should be quite an assortment of goodies. The June Big Fish lake was a great success, we many boats on the water… looking forward to a repeat. For more information, contact Joe Brincat (248)-478-0808 or fixerjo@sbcglobal.net

Great Lakes Joe Brincat
248-478 -0808

September 18th, 19th and 20th, 2015 North Webster, Indiana

The meet is held on beautiful Lake Webster. Located on SR13 about 10 miles north of US30. Turn east on Himes Street to the city park, can't miss it.
Fall Lake Webster Meet

On Friday, the 18th, we will again meet at "The Ye Olde Pub" for dinner. There will be no set up or display on Friday but if you arrive early, you can launch your boat and enjoy the lake. Saturday is the big day of scheduled events. There is a boat ramp is provided and the docking for boats located at the park. The huge swap and sell area is located either in the parking lot or in front of the shelter. The display area under the Pavilion with awards given out for Favorite Antique motor, Classic motor and Boat/Motor Combo. What a beautiful lake to run your boat and lunch will again be a cook out so we are asking members to bring something to share, a covered dish, dessert or whatever. The John Sudlow Trophy will be awarded to the under 30 cubic outboard. This meet is geared towards the smaller motors so bring your "little iron" out and join the fun on Lake Webster.

Michiana Richard White

Dave Tranter

Sept. 18-19-20, 2015 Quincy, IL

Quincy, IL Riverfront
Quincy Classic Boat & Outboard Show

Come run the Mississippi River with us! Hannibal, MO (Mark Twain's home town) to Quincy, IL river run will be on Friday 9/18/15. Seventeen nautical mile run with support boats and one Mississippi River lockage through Lock & Dam #21. Twenty or so boats make the annual trek. Leave Hannibal, MO at 1pm on Fri. 9/18/15. Transportation for boat captains back to Hannibal to pick up vehicles and trailers will be provided. Saturday three mile river run North to private Island club for supper and sunset cruise back to Quincy. Swap meet all weekend long Fri - Sat - Sun. Permit to use Quincy bay Friday, Saturday and Sunday to demonstrate classic boats and motors operation at all speeds. (Quincy bay is normally no wake) Old boats, old motors, old friends getting together to share our love of the old nautical treasures we have! Buy/sell/trade Friday-Saturday-Sunday! Everyone Welcome.

Twin Rivers Todd Young

Rob Ebbing

September 18th and 19th Suwanee, Fl.,

Meet is located at the Yellow Jacket Campground 10+/- miles south of S.R. 19 in Old Town on C.R. 349 (look for the Yellow Jacket sign)
Suwannee River meet

The Florida Chapter of the A.O.M.C.I. will hold the September meet on the 18th and 19th at our usual spot on the Suwannee River at the Yellow Jacket Campground. This will be a two day meet, Friday and Saturday, as in the past with boating, displays and a flea market for those that wish to participate. In keeping with our current trend to offer events to our members but also making the weekend pleasurable for the hosts we are going to keep things simple by offering Subway lunches (RSVP please) Friday and Saturday in the large Yellow Jacket pavilion. The usual coffee in the mornings and cold water throughout the day will still be offered. Evening meals at the Salt Creek restaurant are always looked forward to in the little town of Suwannee. The meet and lodging can be found at Yellow Jacket Campground at 55 S.E. 503 Ave., Old Town, Fl. 32680 (352 542-8365) with additional lodging at Bill

Florida Jim Dunn
407 466-0504

Saturday, 19 September 2015 Lake Lenape West , NJ

Lake Lenape Park West 625-8219 6303 Old Harding Highway Mays Landing, NJ,08330-4306 Directions from Atlantic City 1: Start out going West on RT 322 2: Stay on RT 322 West 3: Follow the signs for Mays Landing RT 50 4: Make a RIGHT at RT 50 exit 5: Make a sharp Left onto RT 50 South 6: Make a RIGHT onto Main St. 7: At the blinking light make a RIGHT onto OLD HARDING HWY. 8: County entrance is about 1/4 mile on the RIGHT Directions from Northern Jersey GARDEN STATE PKWY S (Portions toll). 1: Take the exit number 44- towards POMONA/FAA TECH CENTER. 2: Turn RIGHT onto CR-575/S POMONA RD. 3: CR-575/S POMONA RD becomes WRANGLEBORO RD. 4: Second traffic light make a RIGHT onto JIMMY LEEDS RD. 5: Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto W WHITE HORSE PIKE/US-30. 6: Turn LEFT onto PHILADELPHIA AVE/NJ-50. 7: PHILADELPHIA AVE/NJ-50 becomes NJ-50. 8: Make a RIGHT onto Main St. 9: At the blinking light make a RIGHT onto OLD HARDING HWY. 10 County entrance is about 1/4 mile on the RIGHT Turn LEFT Directions Philadelphia 1: Start out going East on S PENN SQ towards S BROAD ST/PA-611 by turning left. 2: Turn LEFT onto S JUNIPER ST. 3: Turn LEFT onto JOHN F KENNEDY BLVD. 4: Turn RIGHT onto N BROAD ST/PA-611. 5: Take the I-676 E/US-30 E ramp. 6: Merge onto VINE ST EXWY. 7: Take the exit towards I-676 E/US-30 E/BEN FRANKLIN BR. 8: Merge onto N 6TH ST. 9: Turn SLIGHT LEFT to take the I-676 E/US-30 E ramp towards I-95. 10: Merge onto BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BRIDGE. 11: Stay straight to go onto I-676 S. 12: Take I-76 E. 13: Stay straight to go onto NJ-42 S. 14: Stay straight to go onto ATLANTIC CITY EXWY EAST(Portions toll). 15: Take the RT-50 exit- exit number 17- towards EGG HARBOR/MAYS LANDING/OCEAN CITY/WILDWOOD/CAPE MAY. 16: Keep RIGHT at the fork in the ramp. 17: Merge onto NJ-50 S. 18: Make a RIGHT onto Main St. 19: At the binking light make a RIGHT onto OLD HARDING HWY. 20: County entrance is about 1/4 mile on the RIGHT
Mays Landing Fall 2015 Meet

September 19, 2015 Mays Landing, Lake Lenape, NJ 6303 Harding Highway in Mays Landing, NY 08330. Jim Purcell [302] 563-2375 will be our host for this event. Lake Lenape features a great dock, a spacious beach area, ample parking and immaculate washrooms and showers. The event begins at 8 am with coffee and donut and will include the ample opportunity to swap and chat. This year

Knuckle Busters

September 20, 2015 Delaware, Ohio

At the marina of the Delaware State Park a few miles north of Delaware, Ohio, off US Route 23. There is a traffic light at the park entrance. Follow the "Marina" signs to the marina parking lot located about a mile in from the park entrance.
Central Ohio Meet

This is an informal meet for us to display our restored motors and boats, swap parts and motors, and run motors out on the lake. If enough folks show up with them, the Evinrude Speedifour may be the featured motor this year. Bring one to run if you have one. There is a rest room available and the marina concession stand can serve up some basic sandwiches.

Milt Moos

September 20, 2015 Belgrade , ME

441 Castle Island rd, Belgrade, ME 04917
Castle Island Meet

Yearly favorite, set at a classic Maine fishing camp. Great lunch provided. See link for details.

Pine Tree Boating Club Ron Lockwood

September 25, 2015 Camdenton Mo on Lake of the Ozarks, MO

Rippling Waters Resort on the Big Niangua arm Lake of the Ozarks. Take Hwy 54 West from Camdenton Mo. about 3 miles to lake road 54-79 Turn left on 54-79 [just after you cross the bridge] proceed fpr another 1 1/2 miles to the resort on the left.
Mid America Prop Spinners

Rippling Waters resort is located 1 1/2 miles [by water] from beautiful Ha Ha Tonka state park. The resort has nice cabins right on the lake, with a boat ramp and covered docks. We will have some planned on the water events including the predicted log. Trophies will be awarded. Resort info can be found at www.ripplingwatersresort.com. Bring a boat and several of your antique and vintage outboards to run. Hope to see you there!

Mid America Prop Spinners Jerry R. Ahrens

September 26 & 27, 2015 Fontana on Lake Geneva, WI

Meet is conducted at the Abbey Resort located just east of Route 67.
Motorheads joint meet w/ Blackhawk ACBS

Blackhawk Chapter of ACBS will have a large display of classic wood boats in the water and on land. The Motorheads will have a large display area, for boats engines and swap items. Large crowds of fans of wood boats and antique outboards attend each year making this show a must not miss for opportunities to show and sell and buy!

Motorheads Paul Miller

September 26, 2015 Louisville, TN

See Below ...
2nd Bi-annual Henry Champagney Memorial Meet for 2015

Sept.26, 2015 Louisville, Tennessee, 37777 Louisville Point Park, From Knoxville, Hwy 129 to Topside to Louisville Rd to Cox Rd. From Lenoir City: Hwy 321 to Hwy 333 to Cox Rd. Louisville Point Park .. GPS .. 3298 Cox RD., Louisville, TN. 37777. 2nd Bi-Annual Henry Champagney Mem. Meet Dry Hi Guys and Girls, Well this will be the second Bi-Annual Henry Champagney Memorial meet, since Henry's passing last Fall. We are thriving to Carry on a tradition that Henry Started years ago ... It was always great to meet up with fellow members from our surrounding states and especially the FeatherCraft Club who usually has a flotilla on Fridays ... and our dry swap meet on Saturday .. The pavilion has been leased for the whole day (Donations appreciated to cover exp.) So we will have a dry place to set up, eat and mingle if the weather does not cooperate ... Hope to see all of our neighboring clubs from Ga, Ala. Carolina's, Ky, ... Henry Would Be Proud !! South Eastern Outboarders TK Walker oldoutboardbarn@aol.com 615-347-8277

South Eastern Outboarders TK Walker

October 2, 3, 4, 2015 Colfax, WA

At Boyer Park and Marina, on the Snake River, 20 miles south of the City of Colfax, WA.
Snake River Wet Meet

RV spaces and campsites available. There is a restaurant on site. Bring your boat and motors to display, to run and to sell.

Puget Sounders Dave and Sandy Holtzheimer

(509) 397-2490

Jerry Bell

(206) 362-9137

October 3 and 4, 2015 Standish, ME

469 River Rd, Standish, ME, 04084
Fall Saco River Run 2015

Two day meet at private campground on beautiful stretch of the Saco River in Southern Maine. Overnight camping is encouraged. Food available. See link for more details.

Pine Tree Boating Club Bill Andrulitis

Bud Bowley

October 3, 2015 Lake Hopatcong, NJ

North end of Lake Hopatcong at Flash Marina, 155 NJ-181, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849 (973)-663-7990
Lake Hopatcong Meet

Held at Flash Marina 155 State Road 181, Hopatcong, NJ 07849. The marina is at the very north end of the lake. Take Route 15 North and exit for Route 181, then follow Route 181 North to Flash Marina which is on the lakeshore at the north tip of the lake. Always a great swap meet and there are 50 miles of shoreline with bright Fall colors to explore. Coffee and donuts all morning. Sandwiches and soda/water/coffee will be served for lunch or eat at one of the many lakeside restaurants. Come out and enjoy the last wet meet of the year. Contact Joe Ryan 973-335-3536 or Ray Kelsey 973-543-4587.

Knuckle Busters Joe Ryan

Ray Kelsey

Saturday, October 3, 2015 New London, WI

Little Shop of Bait, on the shores of the Wolf River
Fall Color Cruise

This is an opportunity to cruise up and down the Wolf River and enjoy some gorgeous fall color. The Wolf is a great place to open up those big classic motors and go full tilt. (Just ask meet sponsor John Weber!) Co-sponsor Randy Schneider promises to have his pontoon boat ready for those who would rather just take a more leisurely ride up and down the river. The cruise will start at the Little Shop of Bait and cruise up to a local eatery where you can purchase something for lunch, then cruise back on down.

Winnebagoland John Weber


Randy Schneider

October 3, 2015 Bassett, Virginia

GPS= 670 Twin Ridge Road Henry, Va. 24102 The # 7 site in accessed from route # 220(S. of Roanoke or N. of Martinville) Turn west on SR605 (Henry Rd.), Left on SR798, Left on SR624(Marina Rd.) to #7 site.
Wet Meet Philpott Lake

This is the fourth annual meet on Philpott Lake, in Va. The U.S. Army Corps of engineers has impounded 3000 acres of water with 100 miles of pristine shore line. The Twin Ridge ramp and dock area (#7) provides two ramps, 150 feet of excellent docking, shelter, BB Pit, rest rooms, and parking area to display your antique outboards. Theme this year is SEA KING obs. All makes and models welcome and challenged. Lunch of hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks provided - sweets always welcome. Coffee & donuts ready by 9am.

Carolinas Bill Goold

Bob Pennoyer

October 3 Hollister (Branson) Missouri, Mo

134 Industrial Park Drive, Hollister, Mo 65672 two blocks east of the Hwy 65 Hollister exit
Fall Color Meet

large dry meet with food on site free table surplus motors parts literature etc. free, door prize, a restored to better than new Martin 60, trophies for several classes of original and restored motors,swap meet, several parts suppliers, and auction in afternoon

Twin Rivers Mark Trimble

Joe Roth

October 10, 2015 Tahuya, WA

At Don and Donna Hedman's home on Lake Wooten, at 2590 NE Tahuya-Blacksmith Rd., Tahuya, WA
Don Hedman's Wet Meet

Bring your boat and motors to display, to run and to sell. Lunch will be served.

Puget Sounders Don Hedman

(360) 275-6881

Jerry Bell

(206) 362-9137

Oct. 10,2015 Waterloo, Ia.

911 South Ordway Road
Second Sat. of Oct. Met

Test Tank, Inside room, food, Port -a- Potty, Bring anything for sale or trade, COME EARLY STAY LATE.

Hawkeye John Gruman

Diane Gruman

October 24, 2015 Hanmer (Sudbury), Ont.

Al Lockhart's place. Directions will be emailed on request
Fall colours meet

The day will begin at 8am with coffee and Tim Bit's in the shop where we can hang out, swap motors, run motors, work on motors, shoot the breeze etc. Lunch (food TBD) will be provided at noon. After lunch, weather permitting, we will trailer the boats to the Wahnapitae river boat launch about 20 min from my place. We will enjoy a cruise upstream towards the Hydro electric dam and enjoy the fall colours. Please bring a motor 10hp or larger as the current in the river can be fairly strong. The cruise should take about 2 hours. Following the cruise we will load up and depart for home from the launch. $10.00 meet fee to cover lunch costs

For more information
Great Northern Al Lockhart
705 690 4580

Richard Paquette
705 698 7443

Saturday, October 24, 2015 Near Byron, Michigan

Home of Mark & Elaine Suter at 4368 E. Braden Road, Byron, MI 48418. Use this address with GPS or to get a map from the internet; or call Mark at 989-634-8822 for directions.
10th Annual Byron Swap Meet
Formal, Dry, Swap, Display

- Co-hosted by Wolverine & Great Lakes Chapters -

Hosts: Elaine & Mark Suter.

- 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, peaches with lemon curd, potato chips, beverage & cookie for a $6 donation.

- Featuring Mark's collection of over 170 outboard racing motors and 12 boats, Elaine's collection of "micro" outboard motors (less than 2 HP) and other selected non-racing outboard motors of significant historical interest... many new & upgraded items since last year!

- Huge flea market so clean out your basements, garages and out-buildings and bring those unwanted items to sell; find those needed winter projects.
- Protected & vented outdoor test tank available for running motors.

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

- Large outboard show motor display with awards in 8 categories... so bring your best looking & most interesting motors & stands to compete.

- This meet will be huge (record 270 attendees last year). There is plenty of room inside if the weather is inclement but we have placed an order for a beautiful day. You CAN'T MISS this one!

- No dogs allowed at this meet.

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

Wolverine Mark Suter

November 7, 2015 Elburn, IL

Paul Miller Residence, OS645 Bunker Road, Elburn, IL
Miller's Tech/Demonstration Meet

Technical demonstrations. Swap Meet, Lunch by Cindy Miller

Motorheads Paul Miller

November 28, 2015 La Conner, WA

At the Shelter Bay Club House, just across the bridge from the Town of La Conner, WA.
La Conner Winter Dry Meet and Raffle

Bring motors to display and sell. Bring items for the raffle. Tickets will be sold for $1.00 each and the proceeds will go into the Chapter Operating Fund. Lunch will be provided by the Chapter.

Puget Sounders Bob Grubb

(360) 466-9950

Jerry Bell

(206) 362-9137

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.