Outboard Performance Craft
APBA Hall of Champions, Class of 2017
Representing the best of powerboat racing in Chicago Jan. 27th were:
(L-R) Front row: Lee Daniel/OPC, Terry Kerr/Stock, Joe Pater/Stock, Cody Olson/At-Large
2nd row: Kyle Lewis/Stock, Dave Bennett/Mod, J. Michael Kelly/At-Large, Nich Scafidi/Offshore, Scott Porta/Offshore, Austin VanOver/Mod
3rd row: Cole Olson/J, Jimmy Shane/Unlimited, Justin Gibson/PRO, Jim Nilsen/PRO, Nathan Pittman/J.
Regrettably, R.J. West/OPC, Brian Boyd/Mod and Warren Exner and Mike Bocchino/Offshore were unable to attend.
New APBA President and Vice President Elected
The APBA is honored to announce the new APBA President and Vice President of the association. In the Board meeting on October 3, 2017 Howie Nichols of Cocoa, Florida was elected the new President of APBA and Chris Fairchild of Paw Paw, Illinois was elected the new Vice President. There term will start November 1, 2017.
ATTENTION - OPC Nationals in Shreveport Cancelled due to Hurricane Harvey
Update: Weather conditions are intensifying in the Shreveport-Bossier City area.
In collaboration with Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission, the City of Shreveport, and other partnering agencies, due to Hurricane Harvey and more tropical storms, the decision has been made to cancel The 2017 OPC Nationals/Grand Prix of Louisiana which was originally scheduled for Labor Day Weekend.
Our continued thoughts and prayers for those impacted by this catastrophic weather.
ELECTION BIOS - PLEASE READ
Below is the complete updated list of Bios for the 2017 Board of Directors and Council at Large election.
Please review the Bios of the candidates if you do not know the background of the candidates.
The new election ballot has been mailed on Tuesday August 22. It was mailed first class mail so you should receive it shortly. Please remember to only return new the yellow ballot with the enclosed envelope addressed to PO Box 450. Please throw away the first ballot. Also, please make sure you SIGN your ballot and include your member number on the ballot and return envelope. It must be signed for your vote to count. Thank You!