May 19 & 20,  2018

River City Racing Club  (#18-035 R)
“Spring Shootout”    TIME: 9 AM.
Open water May 18 at Noon.
Deaconess Sports Park, 6800 N. Green River Rd., Evansville, IN 47725

CLASSES:  Nitro Gas and P-Electric classes offered. See flyer and for details.

5 boats to make a class. 4 rounds of heat racing. Shootout style 4th round.  Pre-registration is required. Food and drink stand at race. Nearby hotels.

CD: Aaron Johnson  (812) 602-7512 
Assistant CD: Mike Schindler 

​► May 7 to 11, 2018   

Moraine Model Mariners of Pittsburgh
 (#18-003 RT)
Timed event for 1/16 mile SAW. 
​“Go Fast Record Trials 2018” 
Setup around 8 AM. Event will begin when equipment is ready.

Moraine State Park, 225 Pleasant Valley Road, Portersville, PA 16051 (Pleasant Valley Beach)
South Shore Recreation Area -- Take South Shore Exit off PA 422. Lots of parking and tent space.


CLASSES: All IMPBA legal classes. Pre-registration encouraged. $25 flat fee to enter –come and go as you  please. Unlimited run time. Bring boots! Sound meter used. This will be a five day event running until 6 PM weather permitting (check local weather for 16051). Come and try our two-thousand by seven-hundred and fifty foot lake!

NOTE: Every evening at 4 PM -- Only drivers whose boats have been within 5% of the record during the event, or that current record holder will run.

CD: Bob Morton (412) 298-0855 

Assistant CD: TBD each event day

May 18 to 20, 2018


SOWEGA Model Boaters  (#18-005 R)
“Southern Outboard Championships” 
​Open water beginning May 17th, 9 AM each day
Kem’s Pond, 1966 Robert Davis Road, Sycamore, GA 31790

CLASSES: CLASSES: B Outboard Hydro; B Tunnel; D Tunnel; E-F Outboard Tunnel; FE P Limited Tunnel; FE P Q Tunnel; LSG 23-30 Tunnel; Mod VP; Open Tunnel; Sport B Tunnel; Super Stock D Tunnel.
Pre-registration required on by May 13. 

All registration fees to be paid and cards checked before you launch a boat, this includes open water.
3 boats to make a class.

NIGHT RACE May 19: If you intend to participate, please see separately listing for this portion of the event on to sign up!

Camp on site –no hook-ups, or at nearby campground with full hook-ups. Pork Chop Dinner, Saturday night $10.00 per person. Email Julie by May 13 at to reserve your plates.

CD: Julie Gilley (229) 392-4936 
Assistant CD: Chris Shepherd (229) 894-8019​

May 5 & 6,  2018

St Louis Thunderboaters   (#18-002 R)

“4th Annual Little Thunder on Arrowhead Lake”  
Open water May 4 - 1 PM until dark
Arrowhead Lake Campground, 1600 Peterson Ave., Johnston City, IL  62951

CLASSES: B, D & E/F Hydro; Twin Hydro; Crackerbox; Sport 20; Sport 40; 1/8 Scale; B Sport Tunnel; B Mod Tunnel; Open Nitro Tunnel; Open Nitro Mono; Gas Mono; Gas Sport Hydro; Gas Cat; Gas Hydro; 1/16 Gas Scale; Thunderboat; Sport RTR; B, D Mono. 5 boats to make a class. Pre-registration required by Tues., May 1.  See flyer.

CD: Kenny Hildreth 
For information call Ken Hildreth at 314-604-1737 or Wes Ellet at 618-771-3896

May 3 to 6, 2018


Voodoo Model Boat Club   (#18-001 R)
in memoriam of Mike Cantevespri

Voodoo Pond, 451 Airport Rd., Reserve, LA 70084

Pre-registration required. SOLD OUT! Wait List on  All fees must have been received by February 1.

Offering all LSG classes, LSG Specialty classes including LSG O/B Tunnel.

Shootout format racing – top six in cumulative points compete in 5th round to determine National Champion. Any previous 2017 IMPBA National Champions are guaranteed entry to defend their championship. 275 boat limit and limit of 8 classes per driver.

Racing will be Thursday, May 3rd through Saturday, May 5th.  Sunday, May 6th being available if needed for any inclement weather. If required, a morning break due to glare on the course will be implemented for safety concerns.

THE GRAND DADDY of all R/C Gas Boat Racing events of the year. Plan to come down and enjoy some of the best Southern Hospitality “NAWLIN’S” has to offer and of course our cuisine speaks for itself! The Voodoo Race facility has plenty of pit space and parking for large trailers and motor homes with fresh water hookup available. A food vendor will be on site for lunch each day of the race offering a full menu. Friday night race banquet included with each contestant entry will offer a feast of some Louisiana style cuisine. Extra banquet tickets available for $10 per person.

Contact Jesse Lee at or
​Nick Hartdegen at
Phone: 504-329-1825​

May 19, 2018


Southern Tier NY RC Model Boaters   (#18-034 R)
NY State Championship Series #1 – “Spring Splash”  
 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 May 16.

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 2018 shirt!

CD: Pete Forcier  (607) 738-4631 
Assistant CD: Sue Rodas  (585) 594-4844

May 20,  2018

Saginaw Bay R/C Boat Club  (#18-024 R)
“Saginaw Bay Classic”  TIME: 9 AM

Vitec Lake, Corner of Geddes Road and Gleaner Road, Saginaw, MI 48605

CLASSES: Novice; 1/8 Scale; Sport 20; Sport 40; B Mono; D Mono; A Hydro; B Hydro; D Hydro; Open Nitro Rigger; LSG 27 Cat, Mono, Rigger, & Sport Hydro; Thunderboat. 3 boats to make a class. Pre-registration is required – see flyer on

CD: Charles Dukes  (989) 297-3545  
Assistant CD: Dean Notter  (989) 652-6165  

Please call or email Dean Notter with entries.
Please do not call after 9 PM!

May 19 & 20, 2018


Badger Model Boat Club  (#18-022 R)
“Badger Spring Opener”  
Memorial race in honor of Silent Badger Engines.
TIME: 8:30 AM.  Driver meeting 8:15 AM.
Open water Friday, May 18 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.

CLASSES:  All IMPB classes offered. Listings on If you don’t see your class listed, register in open class and list desired class. We will create classes to fit or keep you in Open.
3 boats to make a class. 5 heats over 2 days. Shootout format for classes with 8 or more boats. Top four 1/8 Scale boats will race in Nitro Scale Final. Custom medals for all classes with 5 or more entries. Photo certificate for all finishes.

Pit Party Grill Out 5 PM to 9 PM Friday night! Camping allowed on-site, no hookups. Lunch available for donation both days provided by local Goldwing MC. Flyer on

Pre-registration required at  by May 13. If you are unable to register online, call or email  Duke or George and we will register for you.

CD: Duke Mordja  (262) 586-5024 
Assistant CD: George Albrecht  (224) 587-7124  

May 19 & 20, 2018


Delmarva Model Boat Club  (#18-018  R)
“Butch Fields Memorial Gas Clash”  TIME:  8 AM
Open water Friday, May 18th begins 10 AM
R.B Baker Pond, 205 Cherry Lane, Queenstown, MD
(West Bound lane of 301, west of Queenstown exit)

CLASSES: LSG 27 Cat, Mono, Rigger, Sport Hydro; LSG 36 Cat, Mono, Sport Hydro, Rigger; Jersey Skiff; Crackerbox; Super Sport Mono; Twin Rigger.

5 boats to make a class. Trophies for 1st thru 3rd place. Pre-registration is required on Saturday night dinner, raffle prizes, pre-order shirts available. IMPBA and NAMBA CARDS CHECKED FRIDAY before you can test a boat!!!

CD: Daniel M. Weimer  (302) 249-4439 
Assistant CD:  Ray Hotchkin  (443-523-9495)