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Sat, May 20


Deaconess Sports Park

2023 Spring Shootout

Join us as we kick off the 2023 season as approx. 100 boats take to the water in Evansville, IN

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2023 Spring Shootout
2023 Spring Shootout

Time & Location

May 20, 2023, 7:30 AM CDT – May 21, 2023, 3:00 PM CDT

Deaconess Sports Park, 4300 Heckel Rd, Evansville, IN 47725, USA

About the event

* $20 first boat, $10 every other boat 

* 4 Rounds of Racing - Shootout style scoring

 * Winner take all final in 1/8 Scale, 1/8 scale FE, & 1/6 Gas Scale

 *1/8 Scale rules used for all scale classes

 *Must be checked in prior to putting boat in water for open water

 * 2 minute start clock

 * 30 second clock for FE, Boats in the water, then clock starts. 

 * Classes must meet 3 boat minimum to make a race class, 5 boat minimum to make class in September

 * Classes without 3 or 5 boat minimum is subject to cancellation and refund

 * Trophies awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd for classes with 5 boats, 1st place only for classes with 3 boats

 * All IMPBA rules strictly enforced. IMPBA must be current prior to putting any boat in the water

 * Wristbands will be given for all registered competitors

 * First day drivers meeting all races 7:30am. (This is subject to change race morning)

 * Trophies for 1/8 scale, 1/6 gas scale concourse, and 1/8 scale FE

 * We will use the electric rules currently being used by the D14 Madison Club

 * At this time, Evansville is only running the P-Limited and 1/8 scale FE.  

P FE Limited Power Package Rules

* The P FE package will be applied to any IMPBA B (Nitro) class boat hull. Be it Sport 20, B Tunnel, Mono, or Hydro.

* Classes can be combined or seperated as needed

Power Source:

* 1 single pack or 2 - 4S packs in parallel or 2 - 2S lipo batteries in series

* Fully charged pack(s) cannot exceed 16.8 volts


* No restrictions


*Motor cannot be modified

*Must be under 37x61mm

*Must be from one of the following 4 manufacturers

  1. SSS
  2. Leopard
  3. TP Power
  4. Dynamite (from RTR UL-19)

* KV is optional (too low you'll be safe but short on RPM and too high creates lots of heat


* Prop cannot exceed 45mm in diameter, 2 or 3 blade

1/8 Scale FE

*4092 motor size

*860KV only

*Any size ESC

* 8S only

* 57mm max prop size


  • 20 minutes

    Driver's meeting

    Judges Stand

  • 10 minutes

    National Anthem


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