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Washington State Snowmobile Association

Upcoming Events

WSSA Winter Rendezvous
Date:  February 16th-19th, 2018
Location:  12 Tribes Casino, Omak

Four days of riding for all levels and abilities.  Food, fun, friends, entertainment... join us!  (Although held at a casino, this IS a family-friendly event; bring the kids and grandkids!)  The annual WSSA meeting is held over two evenings on Friday and Saturday.

WSSA Budget Meeting
Date:  March 17th, 2018
Location:  The Last Resort, Ronald/Roslyn

Final meeting of the season and where the next season's budget is hashed out.  All members welcome!  (Meeting starts at 9am.)

International Snowmobile Congress
Date:  June 13th-16th, 2018
Location:  Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

What do you know about organized snowmobiling in the U.S. and Canada?  Join us in Halifax for the education of a lifetime!  Meetings by day, fun entertainment by night!
Visit www.snowmobilers.org/isc/ for info.

WSSA Summer Meeting & Campout
Date:  August 17th-19th, 2018
Location:  Blu Shastin RV Park, Peshastin (Blewett Pass)

Come hang out with snowmobilers for the weekend!  Meet & greet on Friday night.
Breakfast Saturday morning followed by a business meeting at 9am.  Potluck lunch 
followed by the meeting conclusion and a fun fundraiser or two for the Political Action 
Committee and/or Legal Action Fund.  We’ll cap off the day with dinner and socializing.  Family-friendly event – campground has a pool, game room, and safe roads for kids on bikes.  Don’t miss it!

WSSA Snowmobile & Power Sports Expo & Swap Meet
Date:  October 20th-21st, 2018
Location:  Puyallup Fair Grounds Showplex, surrounding buildings & the Blue Lot, Puyallup

THE kick-off to the snowmobile season in the Pacific Northwest.  New and used snowmobiles, ATVs, UTVs, motorcycles and other power sports equipment and everything you need to go along with them! 


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WSSA Safety Schedule and News

Contact: Mick Steinman

It is that time of year again to get the sleds out and get them ready for the season. Be sure to grease as needed, check the wear parts, and check your machines maintenance schedule requirements.  A broken machine in the backcountry can cause a lot of headaches.  Be prepared to spend the night outside and think about how you would tow a broken machine out of the mountains.

 

Expo

We will have the safety trailer at the WSSA Expo in Puyallup each year.  Stop by and pick up our safety info and see the demonstrations.  We will have some avalanche experts at the Expo if you have some technical questions on beacon or other equipment usage.

Washington State Parks is sponsoring a snowmobile safety certification class for youths. This is a great class for kids 12 to 16 or any beginning rider.
 

Avalanche Training

We will list known training as the dates and locations become available.

 

Friends of the Avalanche Center (FOAC) is offering free Avalanche Awareness training for clubs and groups.  Check out their offer here.
 

WSSA's Safety Trailer

If you are interested in reserving the safety trailer for an event near you, e.g., a safety class, a membership drive, a big snowmobile weekend, a county fair, etc., please contact Mick Steinman, Safety Chairman, at (425) 774-0790 to reserve the date.

 

To see where the safety trailer is headed next, visit WSSA's Calendar or contact Mick Steinman

 

 

Safe Riders! Snowmobile Safety Awareness Program.
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Know before you go, make safety a habit!

 

Contact the Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center for the daily forecast

www.nwac.us or 206-526-6677

or on your Web enabled Mobile phone or PDA http://www.nwac.us/mobile/