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WSSA Meeting
Date: January 11th, 2020
Location:  Centenial Center, Cle Elum

Come get a mid-season update on WSSA projects, the grooming program, and whatever else may be going on.  Meeting starts at 9am.  Lunch on your own. 

WSSA All Trails to Olympia Day
Date: January 28th, 2020
Location: Olympia Capitol

Did you know we almost lost $2 Million from our Snowmobile Program last spring?  That would have eliminated our grooming program for this new season.  This is why it is important to visit your legislators.  Come to Olympia on the January 28th.  Details posted in the Snoflyer as the event draws near. 

WSSA Winter Rendezvous
Date: February 14th-17th, 2020
Location: Campbell’s Resort, Chelan

Join us for four days of fun in Chelan.  Experienced off-trail riding groups as well as family-friendly trail rides.  WSSA and the local clubs will set up rides you’ll LOVE!  Dinner on Friday and Saturday as well as some type of entertainment.  Plenty to do in Chelan and a casino is nearby if you want to take a break from sledding.  Join us! 

ACSA's Mountain Riding Area and Western Chapter Summit Meeting
Date: February 21st-22nd, 2020
Location: West Yellowstone Holiday Inn

Join WSSA leadership for a meeting on the 21st and ride on the 22nd.  Full details at www.sledwest.org.

WSSA Budget Meeting
Date:  March 14th, 2020
Location:  TBD

Season wrap-up.  Find out what is planned for the upcoming summer and fall and help set WSSA’s budget for the following year.  Meeting starts at 9am.  Lunch in the restaurant downstairs.

International Snowmobile Congress
Date:  June 10th-13th, 2020
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan

Take a vacation to Saskatchewan and become involved in snowmobiling at the international level!  Find out how snowmobiling and snowmobile programs differ across the U.S. and Canada.  A fun and educational time awaits!  Visit www.snowmobilers.org/isc for details.

WSSA Summer Meeting & Campout
Date:  August 14th-16th, 2020
Location: Blu-Stastin RV Park, Peshastin (Blewett Pass)

A fun family campout with meals provided Friday night through Sunday morning (for $20 per person).  Meeting starts at 9am on Saturday.




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Congratulations to our 2019-2020 WSSA Award winners!

Snowmobiler of the Year - Brandy Floyd, Kirkland, WA


Snowmobile Club of the Year - Bavarian Boondockers, Leavenworth, WA


Snowmobile Club President of the Year - Matt Kensrud, Bavarian Boondockers, Leavenworth, WA


Snowmobile Dealer of the Year - Skagit Valley Polaris, Mt. Vernon, WA



Groomer Coordinator of the Year - Glenn Markovits, Puyallup, WA


Groomer of the Year - Bill & Billy Burgess, Pacific Mountain Services




2019-2020 WSSA Awards Submission Deadline is February 1st, 2021!

 
The Washington State Snowmobile Association (WSSA) believes it is important to recognize and honor those who make significant contributions to organized snowmobiling in our state and accomplishes this through an awards program with presentations occurring at the annual banquet held on President’s Day weekend.
 
In order for WSSA to recognize these worthy individuals/clubs/businesses, we need help from the local clubs and others to seek out and nominate them. If you know of a standout in any of the categories listed below, please submit nominations by February 1st, 2021.
 
Categories
 
• Club of the Year
• Club President of the Year
• Dealer/Associate of the Year
• Groomer Coordinator of the Yar
• Groomer of the Year
• Snowmobiler/Snowmobile Couple of the Year
 
 
Nomination Guidelines
 
1. Nominees must be WSSA members in good standing, except in the Groomer category. In the case of Club President, the club represented must also be a member of WSSA.

2. Information presented in the nomination must take place between January 1st, 2020 and January 1st, 2021. The club president award is the only exception. This award shall encompass the President’s term of office.

3. Award nominations must be received by the deadline. See nomination forms for specifics on submitting the nominations.

4. The nominations must be in a Microsoft Word document or typewritten. Nominations must follow the application format. No other documentation is requested at this time. (Any other documentation submitted at this time such as photos, newspaper articles, etc., will not be considered in the selection process.)

5. WSSA may submit the winners of certain categories to other groups for competition on the national level. If that were to happen, further documentation will be requested at the appropriate time. These categories currently are Snowmobiler/Couple of the Year, Groomer of the Year, and Dealer of the Year.

6. The winners of the WSSA awards will be decided by an independent, non-partial group of persons willing to evaluate the nominations according to Award Committee guidelines.
 
Please contact WSSA Awards Chair Shannon Lawler at slawler411@msn.com or (206) 423-5584 with any questions or to submit nominations. Her mailing address is 101 Rock Creek Rd., Naches, WA 98937.
 

 

 


 

Previous WSSA Award Winners

2019-2020
Brandy Floyd, Kirkland - Snowmobiler of the Year
Bavarian Boondockers -  Snowmobile Club of the Year
Matt Kensrud, Bavarian Boondockers - Snowmobile Club President of the Year
Skagit Valley Polaris, Mt. Vernon - Snowmobile Dealer of the Year
Glenn Markovits - Groomer Coordinator of the Year
Bill & Billy Burgess, Pacific Mountain Services - Groomer of the Year

2018-2019
Ron & Delia Alred, Yakima - Snowmobile Couple of the Year
Spokane Winter Knights -  Snowmobile Club of the Year
Tom Shields, Northwest Glacier Cruisers - Snowmobile Club President of the Year
Lifestyles Honda, Mt. Vernon - Snowmobile Dealer of the Year
Tom Martinek, Back Country Grooming, Orting - Groomer of the Year

2015
Greg Figg, Spokane - Snowmobiler of the Year
Chris Mayer, Cascade Drift Skippers - Snowmobile Club President of the Year
Northwest Glacier Cruisers - Snowmobile Club of the Year
Pierre's Polaris - Snowmobile Dealer of the Year
Randy Skillman, Mt. Vernon - Snowmobile Trail Groomer of the Year


2014
No Nominations - Snowmobiler of the Year
Grant Hudson, Blue Mountain Snowmobile Club - Snowmobile Club President of the Year
No Nominations - Snowmobile Club of the Year
No Nominations - Snowmobile Dealer of the Year
Roger Brittain, Yakima - Snowmobile Trail Groomer of the Year

2013
Paul & Ronna Younie, Selah - Snowmobile Couple of the Year
Rudy Classen, Yakima Ski-Benders - Snowmobile Club President of the Year
Spokane Winter Knights - Snowmobile Club of the Year
No Nominations - Snowmobile Dealer of the Year
No Nominations - Snowmobile Trail Groomer of the Year

2012
Jim Kingman, Selah - Snowmobiler of the Year
Devin Dekker, Yakima Ski-Benders - Snowmobile Club President of the Year
No Nominations - Snowmobile Club of the Year
No Nominations - Snowmobile Dealer of the Year
No Nominations - Snowmobile Trail Groomer of the Year

2011

Jim & Sandy Sternod, Covington - Snowmobile Couple of the Year
Devin Dekker, Yakima Ski-Benders - Snowmobile Club President of the Year
Yakima Ski-Benders - Snowmobile Club of the Year
No Nominations - Snowmobile Dealer of the Year
Nick Whitman, Snohomish - Snowmobile Trail Groomer of the Year

2010
Dick & Bonnie Coppock, Conconully - Snowmobile Couple of the Year
Joe Marcotte, Puyallup Sno-Jammers - Snowmobile Club President of the Year
No Nominations - Snowmobile Club of the Year
No Nominations - Snowmobile Dealer of the Year
Ron Lind - Snowmobile Trail Groomer of the Year

 2009
Jim Russell, Manson - Snowmobiler of the Year
Carl Denton, Yakima Ski-Benders - Snowmobile Club President of the Year
Puyallup Sno-Jammers - Snowmobile Club of the Year
Paulson's Motorsports, Lacey - Snowmobile Dealer of the Year
Roger Brittain, Yakima - Snowmobile Trail Groomer of the Year        

2008
Ron & Delia Alred, Yakima - Snowmobile Couple of the Year
Mike Eveler, Northwest Boondockers - Snowmobile Club President of the Year
No Nominations - Snowmobile Club of the Year
The Sled Shed, Tacoma - Snowmobile Dealer of the Year
No Nominations - Snowmobile Trail Groomer of the Year   

2007
Mick & Andrea Steinman, Lynwood - Snowmobile Couple of the Year
Dean Meakin, Spokane Winter Knights - Snowmobile Club President of the Year
Spokane Winter Knights - Snowmobile Club of the Year
No Nominations - Snowmobile Dealer of the Year
Cuthbert Stegeman, Wenatchee - Snowmobile Trail Groomer of the Year

2006
Gary Harris, Puyallup - Snowmobiler of the Year
Elwood Hunt, Cascade Drift Skippers - Snowmobile Club President of the Year
Cascade Drift Skippers - Snowmobile Club of the Year
No Nominations - Snowmobile Dealer of the Year
Denny Moriarty - Snowmobile Trail Groomer of the Year