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Niagara Frontier Antique & Classic Boats
26th Annual Antique&Classic
Buffalo Launch Club, Grand Island, NY
September 5, 6, & 7, 2003
(Open to the public Saturday Sept. 6th only)
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City:______________________________________ State:____________ Zip:__________ Phone: (____)___________
Owners name:______________________________________ Home port: __________________________________
Boat Name:___________________________________ Year:__________ Make______________________________
Model: _____________________________________________________ Length:____________________________
Engine: ____________________________________________________ Cylinders _____________ H.P. _________
The following categories are available. Check appropriate box(es).
NOTE: Deduct $5 per boat entered, if completed registration is postmarked on or before August 18th
First Boat: (judged):
First Boat: (non-judged):
Additional boats: (judged):
Additional boats: (non-judged):
Small non-powered boats displayed on land: (judged):
Small non-powered boats displayed on land: (non-judged):
Race Boats (in-water activities, APBA sanctioned)
20-Minute video of 2002 Boat Show
$20 (includes s/h)
2002 Boat Show Poster
All remittance payable in U.S. funds please
Cocktail Party/ Steak and Corn Roast: Saturday 6:30 p.m. ­ 10 p.m. Buffalo Launch Club,
$25.00 per adult, $10.00 children under 12 years, pre-registration only
Number in party ________ x $25.00 ea., number in party _______ x $10.00 ea.
Sunday Awards Luncheon: Sunday, 12 noon. Buffalo Launch Club, $17.50 per person, pre-registration only
Number in party ________ x $17.50 ea.
Number of children under 12 x $7.50 ea. __________
Total enclosed:
Pick up all tickets, goodie bags and Ship's Store items at registration table. Boat slips and land display areas will be pre-assigned.
Nearby lodging:
Holiday Inn ­
(716) 773-1111
Microtel ­
(716) 693-8100
The Niagara Frontier Chapter will offer
table space to legitimate dealers of nautical
wear, memorabilia, hardware and old
"boat stuff" for a $10 fee ($20 under tent)
Aland area to display "Boats for Sale" will
be provided. The cost is $15 for each boat.
Anyone interested, please contact
Alan Frederick, Ph: (716) 692-3611
Yes! I'd like to display my...
$10.00 fee ($20 under tent)
Name: _______________________________________________________
Address: _____________________________________________________
City: _________________________ State/Prov. ____________ Zip:______
Phone: _______________________________________________________
Boats to be displayed in the `Boats For Sale' area ­ $15. for each boat
Please send check to Alan Frederick, 588 Sweeney St., North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Fill out and return to: Alan Frederick, Registration Chairman, 588 Sweeney St., North Tonawanda, NY14120 Ph: (716) 692-3611
Your registration can be faxed to (716) 892-1426. Questions/comments can be emailed to:
P l e a s e m a k e c h e c k s p a y a b l e t o "
N i a g a r a F r o n t i e r A n t i q u e & C l a s s i c B o a t s
Signature of applicant:
I accept and assume all liability for any loss to me or my property at any time, in any
cause, on the premises of the show. I expressly release the management and Niagara
Frontier Antique & Classic Boats and the Antique & Classic Boat Society from liability for
such loss or injury and agree to provide and pay for my own insurance. Coast Guard
approved equipment required on all in-water displayed boats. (No point deduction in
ACBS judging).
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Highlights of Boat Show Judging
There will be 16 categories.
First through third places will be
determined by judged point value.
There may be more than one boat for
each placement. There also may be
no boats winning a certain category.
Best of Show ­ silver-plated wine
(1969 and newer craft not eligible)
Best of show and other `special'
awards will be presented at judges
This year, the NFC chief judge is
John Howard.
Schedule of Events (All events scheduled are subject to change)
Holiday Inn
Follow I-190 over the South Grand Island bridge. Take exit
N18B and follow signs toward Beaver Island State Park. Turn
left on Bush Road, immediately after large radio tower.
Follow Bush Road to the end at East River Road. The Buffalo
Launch Club is directly across the road.
Registration table
will be open for check-
in Friday evening, and Saturday morning.
Free boat launching
using lifting service
or ramp, available at Anchor Marine next
to the show site.
Hours: Friday:
5p.m. to
8 p.m.,
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 5
7 - 9 p.m.
(Buffalo Launch Club Pavilion),
we are offering a complimentary Pit
Party/ Raceboat Driver's Reunion, con-
sisting of beer, wine, and snacks open to
all boat show participants and race boat
owners/drivers, past and present.
Please bring memorabilia of racing
careers on the Niagara River.
Saturday, Sept. 6
9 a.m.
­ Race boat in-water activities
begin. (APBA Sanctioned)
9 a.m. ­ 10:30 a.m.
­ Donuts and coffee
9:30 a.m. ­ until finished
­ Judging
10 a.m.
­ Opening and flag raising cere-
10 a.m.
­ Mandatory drivers meeting.
10 a.m. ­ 4:30 p.m.
­ Boat show open to
the public, land displays, nautical flea
market, refreshments all afternoon.
6:30 p.m. ­ 10 p.m.
Buffalo Launch
Club ­ Steak and Corn Roast, for reg-
istered boat show participants, invited
guests and NFC Chapter members.
(We are unable to accommodate
unregistered guests. If you plan to
attend the Steak and Corn Roast, you
must pre-register.)
Sunday, Sept. 7
Meet at 8:30 a.m. to depart at 9 a.m.
­ Niagara River cruise, Black
Rock Channel cruise, details to follow.
All morning
­ Assorted boat activities,
rides, fly-bys, etc.
Please note: Basin must be cleared by
1:30 p.m. Sunday so please plan accord-
12 noon
­ (Buffalo Launch Club) Awards
Luncheon. Pre-registration required.

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The 26th Annual
Antique & Classic BoatShow
The Buffalo Launch Club, 503 East River Road, Grand Island, NY 14072
Niagara FrontierAntique & Classic Boats
Alan Frederick, Registration Chairman
588 Sweeney Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Antique and Classic Boat Society, Inc.
elcome to our 26th
Annual Boat
Show presented by the Niagara Fron- tier Chapter of the
Antique and Clas-
sic Boat Society
. Here at the Buf
falo Launch
Club, we will try to repeat history in the form of canoes, rowboats, runabouts, cruisers, sports cars, custom cars and historic race boats, many of which participated here many years ago.
The Buf
falo Launch Club is the oldest
powerboat club in the world.
appreciate them for hosting this show
. The
Launch Club has sponsored boat racing on the Niagara since the early days of boat racing.
, we expect over one hundred boats of all
types, big and small, of antiques and race boats.
We hope you will be entertained at our Show
so have a nice day and enjoy the Show
Tom Gruenauer
President, NF
26th Annual
Antique & Classic Boat Show
Friday: Complimentary Pit Party/ Race Boat Driver
's Reunion.
Saturday: Boat Show, Steak and Corn Roast Party
Sunday: Rive Cruise and Awards Luncheon.
September 5, 6 & 7, 2003