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Old Jan 15, 2013, 01:41 PM
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2013 Events in Pacific North West

Happy new model boat year to all. So this will start the thread to follow the events ( as I find out about them) up here in the PNW and Western Canada ( add in if from this region so we all know). Will update and post reports here as well. So let's get this party started for 2013!
First up is the annual Hobby Expo in Monroe Wa, Feb 8-10. This nis the same location as the last few years with the exception that it has been MOVED to 2 other buildings on the Eastern side of the fairgrounds. For more information go to their web site. http://www.nwmhe.com/
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Old Jan 15, 2013, 01:59 PM
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Old Jan 15, 2013, 05:48 PM
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Thanks Keith for doing this, it's the only way I get to see all of the events around this region.
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Old Jan 16, 2013, 02:38 AM
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Oh, I wonder what events there will be?



June
  • Northwest R/C Ship Modelers' Regatta
    June 8th, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Bellevue Downtown Park

July
  • Tidewater Cup Spokane, WA - July 27th
August
  • Crawfish Festival
    Tualatin, Oregon
    ...Saturday,10th, 9am - 10 pm
    .......................(Dinner at 6pm, - Night sailing 8pm)
    ...Sunday,..11th .9am till you leave.
  • Foss cup
    Bellevue, WA
    ...Saturday 17th
  • Burnaby
    Buranby, B.C.
    ...Sunday 18th

Map showing sailing locations...
http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/ms?msi...88614,7.503662


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Old Jan 16, 2013, 02:50 AM
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Probable Date for SFMYC Tug Fest - Sunday 9 June, CaptLee is Contest Director
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Old Jan 16, 2013, 02:07 PM
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Not aproblem as long as I know about them or other that know post it here we will all be able to be kept informed! Like I said , first up is the Hobby show wqith a pond and the new president of NW r/c Shipmodelers has mad e a tenitive schedual for events to happen on the water including some contest!
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Old Jan 16, 2013, 06:31 PM
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Here's the TENTATIVE schedule for the San Francisco Model Yacht Club
(Items in blue are events that the club may participate in but are not organized or sponsored by the club.)

February 9 – Petaluma Hobby Expo 2013 (Saturday)
February 16 – Frostbite Regatta (Saturday)

March 9 – SEASON OPENING DAY (Saturday) - The RagTop / StinkPot Regatta

April 14 – Titanic Rescue (Sunday)

May 16-19 – Maker Faire
May 18 – Pacifica / Terra Nova H.S. Hobby & Tech Fair (??)

June 9 – Tug Fest (Sunday) Regional

July 4th / J4 Weekend - ?? Open Pick-Up/Picnic informal pickup regatta.
July 21 - Predicted Log Regatta (Sunday)

August 16 or 17 – The Steam UP (Saturday) Regional

September 22 – The Fishing Boat Gambler Regatta

October 12 – 13 – Fleet Week(end) / Day of Gray Military Revue – (Sunday)

October 26 or 27 – SPOOKTACULAR (Sunday) Parade of Lights

November 10 – Navigator Regatta (Sunday)

December 21 – Holiday Parade of Lights (Sunday)
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 04:06 PM
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Ok here is the heads up again for the hobby show this upcomming weekend in Monroe. The NW R/C Shipmodelers are planning on a whole lot of fun events on the water this year. Bring boats to run, show, trade, but above all come on out for a fun day or weekend of all r/c modeling fun. I wil be there helping a vendor again and maybe some run time on the pond.
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 08:38 PM
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Sorry I cant be there Keith,really enjoyed the show couple years ago in seattle.Sorry creepy got pushy,LOL. I now have a Lindberg Connie that will fit in well,Umi has seen it
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Old Feb 05, 2013, 04:13 PM
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Not a problem a snot very one always makes it. Best thing ab out the Hobby Expo is getting to see all the old freinds, meet new ones, and talk to people about the hobby and try to get them started. Since I work in the Scale Shipyard booth, I spend a lot of time talking about warships and history with many ( not to mention tugs as well). Good time to catch up with pold freinds when the business side slows down in the evening and maybe even get a chance or 2 to go run boats in the pond near by....
Note to all those loking at going: the hours have been exstended to 8pm on both Friday and Saturday nites.
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Old Feb 06, 2013, 12:21 AM
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I know of at least two from the island heading there for the bargains! Lets see what they find.
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Old Feb 06, 2013, 12:32 AM
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Will be there on Saturday.

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Old Feb 07, 2013, 01:49 PM
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See ya there Umi.
OK will be off and posting pics after the event. Any one here stopping by, come say hi as I will be in my usual hang out at the Scale Shipyard booth being the yard supperintendent for this show. If you come to the show, don't forget to bring the camera and share your favs and $$$ as you never know what you might find ........................................
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Old Feb 07, 2013, 04:16 PM
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ok here is a tenative ( not quite in stone) itinerary of the events on the boat pond at this years event. A little of some thing for everyone and every taste. Will try and get as many pics as possible between customers.............

NW RC Ship Modelers – NW Hobby Expo- Monroe Fairgrounds
February 2013
Thursday 7th– Help with Pond Setup
Friday 8th– Show Hours 2:00pm – 8:00pm Pond Master – Mel Suelzel
Free Running 2:00pm-3:00pm
CG & Military Operations 3:00pm – 3:30pm
Free Running 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Springer Operations 5:00pm – 5:30pm
Free Running 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Tugboat Operations 6:30pm – 7:00pm
Free Running 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Saturday 9th– Show Hours 9:00am – 8:00pm Pond Master – Robert Osmond
Free Running 9:00am – 10:00am
Tugboat Operations 10:00am – 10:30am
Free Running 10:30am – 11:30am
Springer Event 11:30 – 12:30
Free Running 12:30 – 1:30
CG & Military Operations 1:30pm – 2:00pm
Free Running 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Tugboat Operations 3:00pm – 3:30pm
Free Running 3:30pm – 4:30pm
CG & Military Operations 4:30 – 5:00pm
Free Running 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Pleasure Boat Special – 6:00pm – 6:30pm
Free Running 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Sunday 10th– Show Hours 9:00am – 3:00pm Pond Master – Robert Wickham
Free Running 9:00am – 10:00m
Tugboat Operations 10:00pm – 10:30pm
Free Running 10:30pm – 11:00am
CG & Military Operations 11:00am – 11:30am
Free Running 11:30am – 12:00pm
Springer Operations 12:00pm – 12:30pm
Free Running 12:30pm – 3:00pm
Help with Pond Pick-Up 3:00pm – 4:00pm
** Please
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Old Feb 10, 2013, 08:02 PM
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Photos?
How about bargains?
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