​► May 23 & 24, 2020

Backup date: May 30 & 31

Announcement will be made by 6 PM Thursday, 
​if using backup date due to weather conditions.


(FAST) Flint Associated Speed Team  (20-014 RT)
“Need For Speed At Thread Lake” 
Timed event for 1/16 mile SAW and 1/3 mile Oval.  
TIME: 8 AM to dusk

Thread Lake, Flint, MI 48503. North end of Orville St., adjacent to UAW Fwy.

CLASSES: All IMPBA legal classes.
Pre-registration is not required. $25 flat fee to enter, come any time and run as often as time permits.

CD: Terry Keeley  (905) 819-4571  
email: tkee@rogers.com

Assistant CD: Mike Nowicki  (810) 367-6604

email:  mnowicki62@gmail.com

May 16 &17, 2020


Old Dominion Model Boat Association   (#20-038 R)
“Old Dominion Spring Race”   
​TIME: 8 AM Drivers’ Meeting 
Open Water Friday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Bay Sands Lakes, 18494 Cypress Run,
​Smithfield, VA 23430

CLASSES:  B Mono/P Spec Mono; Open Nitro/FE Mono; Open Nitro/FE Hydro; Sport 40/Sport Q Hydro; 1/8 Scale/FE Scale; B/BP Outboard Tunnel; Super Stock Mono; Classic Thunderboat; Crackerbox; Jersey Skiff;  23-30 LSG Mono, Sport Hydro, Rigger & Cat; Open Offshore (Nitro/Gas); Open Twin Hydro (Nitro/Gas); Novice. 

Pre-registration is required by May 4th on RaceMastersEvents.com.  4 boats to make a class.

CD: Dick Tyndall   (804) 370-1646
For entry questions contact Carol Loeb (757) 583-5373
​email: Loeb112@aol.com

May 31, 2020


Badger Model Boat Club  (#20-041 R)
“Badger Annual Spring Opener”
TIME: 8:30 AM.  Driver meeting 8:15 AM.

Open water May 30 from Noon to 5 PM.
Badger Pond, 11th Place, Somers, WI 53177, in Kenosha County at intersection of 1-94 & Co Hwy E  Exit I-94 at Hwy E, go east 1/4 mile to E. Frontage Rd. Turn north on Frontage Rd. and go 500 ft. to 11th Place. Pond entrance is 300 ft. west of E. Frontage Rd.

On Google Map, search "Badger Model Boat Club Pond"

We have pinned the location.

CLASSES:  All IMPB classes offered. 3 boats to make a class. Open the season with us! This race kicks off the Badger High Point Series and District High Point Series. Get your boats ready and warm-up for the Gas Nats. 3 rounds of racing. Shootout format for classes with 7 or more boats. Top four 1/8 Scale boats will race in Nitro Scale Final. Custom Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals for all classes with 5 or more entries, and custom Gold for classes with 4 or less. Photo certificate for all entries.

Pit Party Grill Out 5 PM to 9 PM Saturday night! Bring your own food – grill and microwave available. Camping allowed on-site, no hookups. Lunch for donation provided by local Goldwing MC.  

Pre-registration required at RCRacingEvents.com by May 29.  If you are unable to register online, call or email Dave or George and we will register for you. See flyer on www.impba.net.

CD: Dave Halverson  (847) 613-8745  
email: Davidh144@aol.com
Assistant CD: Fred Hartley  (414) 331-2566  
email: fred.hartley@frontier.com
Registration: George Albrecht (224) 587-7124 
​email gwa1967@yahoo.com​

​Please check with your host club regarding Spring events. 

Due to CDC recommendations to slow the spread of COVID-19, and to comply with State and Local directives, some early season events may be cancelled or postponed. 


May 17, 2020


Saginaw Bay R/C Boat Club (#20-036 R)
“Saginaw Bay Classic”  TIME: 9 AM

Open water May 17 from 8:15 to 8:45 AM prior to driver meeting..
Vitec Lake, Corner of Geddes Road and Gleaner Road, Saginaw, MI 48605

CLASSES: 1/8 Scale; Sport 20; Sport 40; B Mono; A Hydro; B Hydro; D Hydro; Open Nitro Rigger; LSG 27 Cat, Mono, Rigger, & Sport Hydro; Classic Thunderboat. 3 boats to make a class. 3 rounds per class. Raffle.  
Pre-registration is not required but recommended – see flyer on www.IMPBA.net.

CD: Charles Dukes  (989) 297-3545  
email: dukes3801@gmail.com
Assistant CD: Dean Notter  (989) 992-8383  
email: dean.notter@nexteer.com

Contact Dean Notter with entries. You may call (Please do not call after 9 PM), text, email, or message on International Waters. 

May 16, 2020


Southern Tier NY RC Model Boaters   (#20-006 R)
NY State Championship Series  – “Race #1”  
 Open water Friday
Skip’s Country Pond, 11755 East Hill Road, Pine City, NY 14871 (3 miles from Caton). 

CLASSES: All IMPBA Nitro, Gas & FE classes. 3 boats to make a class. Race committee reserves the right to combine classes. Refer to race flyer for additional details. Pre-registration is required by Thursday, May 14.

Full-size course with 5 buoy turns and very smooth water. Raised & covered driver’s stand & covered pit tables. Lots of parking & camping space! Best 4 finishes to determine high-points winner. Season champions receive embroidered 2020 shirt!

CD: Pete Forcier  (607) 738-4631 
email: pkforcier@juno.com
Assistant CD: Sue Rodas  (585) 594-4844

May 16 &17, 2020


River City Racing Club   (#20-025 R)
“Spring Shootout”  
Deaconess Sports Park, 6800 N. Green River Rd., Evansville, IN 47725

CLASSES:  B, D, E, F, and Multi-Engine  Hydro; Sport 20; Sport 40; Sport RTR; 1/8 Scale; B Sport Tunnel; B OB Tunnel; Open Nitro OB Tunnel; B, E-F Mono;  LSG 27-36 Mono, Hydro, Sport Hydro, Catamaran; Classic Thunderboat; Sport RTR; 1/6 Gas Scale; Jersey Skiff; Crackerbox.  5 boats to make a class.  Pre-registration is required on RaceMastersEvents.com

CD: Aaron Johnson  
​email: braceru31@gmail.com

May 15 to 17, 2020 CANCELLED


SOWEGA Model Boaters  (#20-002 R)
“World Tunnel Championships” 

We regret to inform that this event has been cancelled for 2020.

CD: Julie Gilley (229) 392-4936 
email: jgilley48@gmail.com
Assistant CD: Chris Shepherd (229) 894-8019

May 2 & 3,  2020

St Louis Thunderboaters   (#20-017 R)

“6th Annual Little Thunder on Arrowhead Lake”  
TIME: 8 AM driver mtg.
Open water May 1 - 1 PM until dark
Arrowhead Lake Campground, 1600 Peterson Ave., Johnston City, IL  62951

CLASSES: Watch for race flyer on www.IMPBA.net for class and entry details. 3 boats to make a class. Pre-registration requested by Wed., April 29. 

CD: Kenny Hildreth 
For information call Ken Hildreth at 314-604-1737 or Wes Ellet at 618-771-3896
email: thunderboaters@gmail.com