SLEDNY Forum:  April 28-29, 2017
NYSSA Annual Meeting:  April 30, 2017

Lake Placid Convention Center
2608 Main St., Lake Placid, NY 12946

  • NYSSA Annual Meeting

Registration for this event is CLOSED.


Forum Packet 1  – contains the schedule, hotel info, Vintage show info (mailed to clubs 1/30/17)
Forum Packet 2 – contains the proposed bylaw changes, Director Certification Forms, Officer Nomination Forms (mailed to clubs 2/27/17)
Forum Packet 3 – contains the Slate of Officers, NYSSA Budget, and other info.
Super Raffle Ticket Return Form – mail your Club’s tickets in to OCSA, or turn them in by Saturday, April 29, at noon at the event.
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NEW! Snowmobile Safety Course Instructor Training

Offered on Friday, April 28, at the Lake Placid Conference Center.
Prerequisite: Instructor candidates must have taken a Snowmobile Safety Course themselves. Anyone interested in becoming a Snowmobile Safety Course Instructor must pre-register using the form in this packet, not online (mail to OPRHP).

This certification class may be substituted for one of the two course assists normally required.  An exception to this is if someone qualifies, attends and passes the certification course and also is a school teacher, that person would be certified upon completion of this class. There will be an open book exam at the end of the class.

Please refer any questions to the NYS OPRHP Snowmobile Unit, at (518) 474-0446 or

Featured Speaker: Shelby Mahon!

Here is Shelby Mahon’s full bio!

Awards


Award History may be viewed here

Award Nomination Forms (MS Word | PDF)

President’s Award (criteria to be determined by the President) email the president:

Dear Clubs and Members:

We at NYSSA would like to give recognition to the hard working individuals who make up your club.  Our way of doing this is by offering a variety of awards. There are many clubs throughout New York State and with their volunteerism and hard work, they make snowmobiling a safe and fun sport.

Applications for the awards may be printed from the links above.  Applications are due by March 1. These awards will be presented at the NYSSA Awards Luncheon on Saturday, April 29 in Lake Placid.

The NYSSA Award Recipients are sent on to ACSA for consideration for their awards.  Below are ideas to make the Awards Applications more competitive and meet ACSA standards.

  •          Include bullet statements of accomplishments referenced back to the question on the form  (show “supporting documentation” for the statements made.  No supporting info means little in the ranking).
  •          Letters of recommendation/commendation  from community sources, whether state or local government, fire dept., rescue squad, business, sponsors, charities,  and non-snowmobile sources (testimonials to achievements).
  •          Copies of newspaper articles or other media, club newsletter articles,  items that especially promote snowmobiling in your area.
  •          Need to show cause and effect, like – “sponsored a charitable fundraiser and – raised X dollars”.
  •          Lists of activities, whether snowmobile or non-snowmobile related, charities, donations, how do you “market” your club.
  •          Relevant photos:  equipment, buildings, activities.

Hotels

Our room block ended on March 24.
Questions: Kristin Strack, Reservations Manager, 518.523.2445 ext. 109

Art Devlin Motor Inn
2764 Main St
Lake Placid, NY 12946
www.artdevlins.com

The Golden Arrow Resort
2559 Main St
Lake Placid, NY 12946
www.golden-arrow.com

The Hampton Inn & Suites (rate includes breakfast)
801 Mirror Lake Dr
Lake Placid, NY 12946
http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-york/hampton-inn-and-suites-lake-placid-LKPMLHX/index.html

Please do not call hotels directly. Rates include tax. Must reserve by March 24 for these rates.

Vendor Information

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You can print out the Vendor Infokit :2017-sledny-forum-vendor-infokit-thumbnail

Online Registration

Vintage Sled Show

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2016 Winner Ken Radley with VP Craig LaPlante and President Jim Elmore.

UPDATED Class List:
Updated Printable Class list and Info
1 Antique 1968 and Older (Original)
2 Antique 1968 and Older (Restored)
3 Trail Sled 1969-1975 (Original)
4 Trail Sled 1969-1975 (Restored)
5 Trail Sled 1976-1985 (Original)
6 Trail Sled 1976-1985 (Restored)
7 Trail Muscle – All Years (Original)
8 Trail Muscle – All Years (Restored)
9 Factory Race Sled 1983 & Older
10 Active Race Sled 1986 & Older
11Custom Class – Any Year
12 Most Unique
13 Cutter Combo Class
14 Mini Sled Class
15 Forgotten Wonders
16 Delegates Class
17 Farthest Traveled
18 Best of Show
19 People’s Choice
The New York State Snowmobile Association will be holding their Annual Vintage Sled show during the 2017 SLEDNY Educational Forum at the 1924 Ice Arena, connected to the Convention Center at Lake Placid.

2017 NYSSA VINTAGE SLED SHOW: BIGGER AND BETTER!

  • Sled registration is $5.00 with a $20 maximum for an unlimited number of sleds.
  • Sleds cannot be registered in multiple classes.
  • Friday Sled Unload Times: Between the hours of 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm.
  • Saturday Sled Unload Times: Between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 am.
  • Open parking for trailers only will be on the outdoor skating rink.
  • Saturday Registration Opens: 8:30 am
  • NEW: Saturday Sled Judging will begin as soon as the sleds enter the complex and are set up.
  • Awards will be announced at the Awards Luncheon on Saturday – Lunch tickets sold separately.
  • Please bring your own tables and chairs. There is a charge to rent tables and chairs from the Convention Center.
  • Sleds delivered on Friday will be locked inside the convention center for the evening. Security will be onsite for the duration of the event.
  • Lodging and meals are available at an additional cost.
  • Hotel rooms are available at a reduced rate —
    Deals at the Golden Arrow, the Art Devlin or the Hampton Inn and Suites.
  • For questions or special arrangements contact .

NOTE:  Due to fire codes, please be sure that all sleds have very little fuel in them. (Empty is best).
No full tanks.
Please be sure to wheel all sleds across the floors at all times.

**** DO NOT DRAG OR DRIVE SLEDS ON FLOOR.****