2022 – First Place: Heartland Classics, Kathy Parker, webmaster
2022 – Second Place: Glacier Lakes, Matt Byrne, webmaster

2021 – First place: Lake Champlain Chapter
2021 – Second place: Pacific Northwest Chapter

2020 – First place: Water Wonderland Chapter
2020 – Second place: Adirondack Chapter

2019 – First place: Sunnyland Chapter
2019 – Second place: Michigan Chapter

2018 – First place: Bob Speltz Land O Lakes Chapter
2018 – Second place: Heartland Classics Chapter

2017 – First place: Chesapeake Bay Chapter
2017 – Second place tie: Lake Champlain and Inland Empire Chapters

2016 – First Place to Okanagan, Tyson Konecny, Webmaster
2016 – Second Place to Lake Hopatcong, Cindy Heaton, Webmaster

2015 – Michigan, Jack Warren, Webmaster

2014 – First Place:Thousand Islands Chapter, Steve Slagsvol and Seb Borrello, Webmasters
2014 – Second Place:Sunnyland Chapter, Mary Paul Williams, Webmaster

2013      tie:  Bob Speltz and No.Calif/Tahoe

2012      Heartland Classics  first place
              Chesapeake Bay   runner up


2011      Toronto


2010      New England  First Place
              Bob Speltz  runner up


2009      Bob Speltz Land O’ Lakes

2008      North Coast Ohio

2007      North Coast Ohio

Website Award:

One award and one runner-up award are given each year by ACBS to recognize the effort of our chapters and their volunteers in communicating with their members. Chapter websites are viewed throughout the year by the Awards Committee members.  Criteria for identifying the Best Website are as follows:

HOME PAGE – First Impression                               25 POINTS

Loads quickly, Obvious Chapter Identity & ACBS affiliation, Balance of Graphics and Text, Fresh visuals

NAVIGATION                                                          15 POINTS

Clearly labeled, accessible from each page, Links all active, Link to ACBS


Frequently up-dated information, current event reports, future event information, access to past reports, about ACBS & chapter, contact information, membership sign-up, photo galleries which are easily navigated with educational information, and resource material for frequently asked questions about this hobby