National Nitro Director Vote Results

Mike Betke from District 2 has been voted in by the membership to serve as National Nitro Director. He will begin his 3-yr. term on January 1, 2016. Thanks to all who showed their support by voting.

Congratulations Mike!

Early Renewal for 2016 is open to
current and past IMPBA Members.
​Renew by Dec. 31, 2015 and
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What is the IMPBA?

The International Model Power Boat Association is a non-profit organization which was started in 1949 by a dedicated group of model boat enthusiasts. They created the organization to foster model power boat building, and to encourage and assist in the formation of clubs. We provide a uniform set of rules for racing and records. Go anywhere in the country to an IMPBA event and you can expect racing rules and event rules to be consistent. We have 14 Districts and an additional District 21 established for everyone outside the US and Canada.

Want to learn more about our history? Read on…

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IMPBA Office

PO Box 140571

Toledo, OH 43614

Lynne Rupley

(256) 684.2986

Office Hours: M-Sat: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST


Serving model boaters since 1949!


Boater Information

Current IMPBA Members List

Roostertail Newsletter

Helpful information and links to additional popular boater sites.​

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The official Quarterly Newsletter of the IMPBA


Why Should I Join?

RC Boating is a fun and exciting family hobby whether you are racing or simply running your boats with others! The best place to run RC boats is on an IMPBA pond devoted to boating—making your boating time safer and more enjoyable. The IMPBA organization provides General Liability insurance coverage to its members while they are participating on a covered pond. Join a club, or just join IMPBA, and you’ll meet a great group of people who have the same passion for building and running boats!

For more information on our insurance, read on…