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ISC Alphabet Soup

  1. 1. A Beginner’s Guide to the Alphabet Soup of theInternational Snowmobile Congress (ISC) Presented by Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts (SAM) 2012 International Snowmobile Congress Sturbridge, Massachusetts ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  2. 2. The Snowmobile Association ofTHE INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILECONGRESS (ISC) Formed in 1969 What is ISC? An annual event held in early June, at various locations across the snowbelt which brings together snowmobile manufactures, groomer manufactures, leaders of snowmobile organizations, grassroots snowmobilers, snowmobile publication staff, snowmobile administrators, government representatives and other people interested in snowmobiling. The congress representatives meet, exchange information and address issues and concerns common to the industry. The ISC promotes and supports the future development of snowmobiling and examines current problems and opportunities facing snowmobiling. Anyone who attends the ISC is welcome to attend the meeting of any of these groups; however only official delegates can vote. ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  3. 3. The Snowmobile Association ofINTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILING“WHO’S ON FIRST?” INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE CONGRESS (ISC) INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE COUNCIL (ISC) AMERICAN COUNCIL OF SNOWMOBILE ASSOCIATIONS (ACSA) CANADIAN COUNCIL OF SNOWMOBILE ORGANIZATIONS (CCSO) SNOWMOBILE FEDERATION OF SWEDEN (SNO-FED) RUSSIAN SNOWMOBILE ATV ASSOCIATION (RSAA)INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SNOWMOBILE ADMINSTRATORS (IASA)INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (ISMA) INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE MEDIA COUNCIL (ISMC) INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE TOURISM COUNCIL (ISTC) NATIONAL SNOWMOBILE FEDERATION (NSF)FRIENDS OF SNOWMOBILING POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (FOSPAC) SNOWMOBILE SAFETY AND CERTIFICATION COMMITTEE (SSCC) INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE HALL OF FAME (ISHOF) IRON DOG BRIGADE ISC Alphabet Soup THIRSTY DOGS 01-12-2012
  4. 4. The Snowmobile Association ofINTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILECOUNCIL (ISC) Formed in 1973 ISC ORGANIZATION The ISC is dedicated to promoting safe and responsible snowmobiling. It provides a communication forum and a means of addressing issues that are common from an international perspective. It consists of delegates from ACSA, CCSO, SNOFED and RSAA. The ISC has three chapters which meet throughout the year to conduct business. ISC OFFICERS Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Secretary/Treasurer Northeast Chapter Head Midwest Chapter Head Western Chapter head ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  5. 5. The Snowmobile Association ofAMERICAN COUNCIL OF SNOWMOBILEASSOCIATIONS (ACSA) Formed in 1995 ACSA ORGANIZATION ACSA is dedicated to providing leadership and support to organized snowmobiling in the United States. It facilities effective communication and cooperation among snowmobiling organizations, governments and industry in the pursuit of common goals such as promoting safe and environmentally responsible snowmobiling. It acts as national coordinator and spokesperson for the snowmobiling community and it is comprised of delegates from the various state snowmobile associations. STATE ASSOCIATIONS Each state in the snow-belt areas of the U.S. has a statewide snowmobile association, with representatives from the local clubs, who represent the interests of snowmobile users, dealers, and service and supply companies within their state. LOCAL CLUBS Each state associations is made up of its local community based snowmobile clubs which design, build, maintain and groom trails. The trail system is made up of segments located on public, corporate and private lands. www.snowmobilers.org ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  6. 6. The Snowmobile Association ofCANADIAN COUNCIL OF SNOWMOBILEORGANIZATIONS (CCSO) Formed in 1973 CCSO ORGANIZATION CCSO is dedicated to providing leadership and support to organized snowmobiling in Canada. It facilities effective communicational and cooperation among snowmobiling organizations, governments and industry in the pursuit of common goals such as promoting safe and environmentally responsible snowmobiling. It acts as national coordinator and spokesperson for the snowmobiling community and it is comprised of delegates from the various provincial snowmobile associations. PROVINCIAL ORGANIZATIONS Each province and territory in Canada has a non-profit snowmobile organization representing the interests of snowmobile clubs, users, dealers and service and supply companies within their area. LOCAL CLUBS Each provincial organizational is made up of its local community based snowmobile clubs which design, build, maintain and groom snowmobile trails. The trail system is mad up of segments located on public, corporate and private lands. www.ccso-ccom.ca ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  7. 7. The Snowmobile Association ofSNOWMOBILE FEDERATION OFSWEDEN (SNOFED) Formed in 1992 SNOFED ORGANIZATION SNOFED is the Swedish federation of over 300 snowmobile clubs representing the interests of snowmobile clubs, users, dealers and service and supply companies. LOCAL CLUBS SNOFED is made up of local community based snowmobile clubs which design, build, maintain and groom snowmobile trails. The trail system is mad up of segments located on public, corporate and private lands. www.snofed.org ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  8. 8. The Snowmobile Association ofRUSSIAN SNOWMOBILE ATVASSOCIATION (RSAA) Formed in ____ RSAA ORGANIZATION RSAA is the Russian federation of snowmobile and ATV clubs representing the interests of clubs, users, dealers and service and supply companies. LOCAL CLUBS RSAA is made up of local community based snowmobile clubs which design, build, and maintain trails. ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  9. 9. The Snowmobile Association ofINTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SNOWMOBILEADMINSTRATORS (IASA) Formed in 1974IASA ORGANIZATIONIASA is comprised of snowmobile program administrators from the USA,Canada, and Sweden. It promotes sound management of recreationalsnowmobiling including snowmobile safety; uniformity & enforcementof laws, rules and regulations; international, federal, state, provincialand territorial cooperation and coordination; harmonious relationshipswith the environmental and wildlife; and the collection, development anddissemination of snowmobile related data and information. It is also theleading source providing statistics, guidelines and resources to thesnowmobiling community. International Snowmobile Directory Guide to Snowmobiling in the USA and Canada Guidelines for Groomer Operator Training Guidelines for Snowmobile Trail Signing and Placement Renting Snowmobiles Successfully Snowmobile Safety Videos Snowmobile Safety Education Guidelines www.snowiasa.org ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  10. 10. The Snowmobile Association ofINTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE MANUFACTURERSASSOCIATION (ISMA) Formed in 1995 ISMA ORGANIZATION ISMA is an organization representing the four major snowmobile manufacturers. They coordinate committees within the industry to improve the sport of snowmobiling throughout the world and to handle concerns such as snowmobile safety, the promotion of the life-style activity of snowmobiling, keeping accurate statistics, reporting the growth of the industry and the positive economic impact the life-style activity has throughout the world. The four major snowmobile manufacturers are: www.snowmobile.org ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  11. 11. The Snowmobile Association ofINTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE MEDIACOUNCIL (ISMC) Formed in 1985 ISMC ORGANIZATION ISMC consists of editors and publishers of snowmobiling related Media and others interested in snowmobiling. It is dedicated to promoting snowmobiling as a safe and exciting family recreation. www.snowmobilemedia.org ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  12. 12. The Snowmobile Association ofINTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE TOURISMCOUNCIL (ISTC) Formed in 1977 ISTC ORGANIZATION ISTC is an organization of tourism bureau representatives and others interested in snowmobiling from the states, provinces and territories who work cooperatively to expand and promote snowmobiling within the tourism industry. ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  13. 13. The Snowmobile Association ofNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE FOUNDATION(NSF) Formed in 1987 NSF ORGANIZATION The NSF is a 501(c)(3) foundation which receives, administers and expends funds from educational, charitable and research organizations with the goal of improving the public understanding of safe snowmobiling. It assists snowmobile organizations with fundraising activities for charities. ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  14. 14. The Snowmobile Association ofFRIENDS OF SNOWMOBILING POLITICALACTION COMMITTEE (FOSPAC) Formed in 2002 FOSPAC ORGANIZATION FOSPAC was established to provide a means for individuals to give financial support, on a voluntary basis, to political candidates and committees at the Federal Level. It will support individuals seeking election or re-election at the National Level who understand the concerns and the important issues of the snowmobiling community throughout the United States. Its goals are to encourage and support better government by supporting candidates for Federal Office that support issues related to responsible snowmobiling. ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  15. 15. The Snowmobile Association ofSNOWMOBILE SAFETY AND CERTIFICATIONCOMMITTEE (SSCC) Formed in 1974 SSCC ORGANIZATION The SSCC is responsible for the safety certification standards covering new production snowmobiles. The members work with 3rd party inspection agencies and engineering groups. ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  16. 16. The Snowmobile Association ofINTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE HALL OFFAME (ISHOF) Formed in 1990 ISHOF ORGANIZATION The ISHOF was formed to recognize and preserve the history of people who have contributed significantly to the sport of snowmobiling. Categories of recognition include: volunteers, promoters, explorers, adventurers, inventors, designers, manufacturers, trail and program developers, journalists, groomers, and historians. www.ishof.com ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  17. 17. The Snowmobile Association ofIRON DOG BRIGADEFormed in 1975 IRON DOG BRIGADE ORGANIZATION Honorary group of legendary snowmobilers dedicated to recognizing and honoring the individuals who have made outstanding contributions to snowmobiling. Membership is by invitation only. ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  18. 18. The Snowmobile Association ofTHIRSTY DOGSFormed in 1985 THIRSTY DOGS ORGANIZATION Fundraising organization open to all snowmobilers who participate in an initiation ceremony. All dues and fundraising go to worthy snowmobiling causes. Everyone starts as a pup and then eventually becomes a fully grown Thirsty Dog. ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  19. 19. The Snowmobile Association ofINTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILECOUNCIL (ISC) ORGANIZATION IASA American Council of Snowmobile Associations ISC (ACSA) ISMA Officers ISMC Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations Chapter ISTC (CCSO) Delegates NSF Northeast Midwest SSCC Snowmobile Federation Western Of Sweden (SNOFED) ISOHF ACSA Delegates IDB CCSO Delegates Russian Snowmobile SNOFED Delegates TD ATV Association RSAA Delegates (RSAA) FOSPAC ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  20. 20. The Snowmobile Association ofINTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILECOUNCIL (ISC) CHAPTERSNORTHEAST (13) MIDWEST (11) WEST (13)Massachusetts Indiana California / NevadaNew Hampshire Illinois ColoradoNew York Iowa IdahoPennsylvania Michigan MontanaVermont Minnesota Oregon Nebraska UtahNew Brunswick North Dakota WashingtonNewfoundland / Labrador Ohio WyomingNova Scotia South DakotaOntario Wisconsin AlbertaPrince Edward Island British ColumbiaQuebec Manitoba Nunavut / Northwest Territories SaskatchewanSweden Yukon TerritoriesRussia ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  21. 21. The Snowmobile Association of AMERICAN COUNCIL OF SNOWMOBILE ASSOCIATIONS (ACSA) AK WA ME MT ND VT MN NH OR MA NY WI ID SD CT MI RI WY NJ PA IA NE OH MD IN DE CA / NV IL WV UT VA CO MO KA KT NC TN OK SC AZ AR NM HI GA MS AL LA TXNortheast Chapter FLMidwest ChapterWestern Chapter ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  22. 22. The Snowmobile Association of CANADIAN COUNCIL OF SNOWMOBILE ASSOCIATIONS (CCSO) Northwest Territories / Nunavut Yukon Territory British Saskatchewan Columbia Alberta Manitoba Newfoundland & Labrador Ontario PEI QuebecNortheast ChapterMidwest Chapter Nova ScotiaWestern Chapter New Brunswick ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  23. 23. The Snowmobile Association of SNOWMOBILE FEDERATION OF SWEDEN (SNOFED) & RUSSIAN SNOWMOBILE ATV ASSOCIATION (RSAA) RUSSIANortheast ChapterMidwest ChapterWestern Chapter ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  24. 24. The Snowmobile Association ofREMEMBER:The Message is Universal UNITED WE TRAIL! DIVIDED WE FAIL! UNI NOUS TRAÎNONS ! DIVISÉ NOUS ÉCHOUONS ! FÖRENADE vi MÅLSPÅR! DELADE VI MISSLYCKAS! СОЕДИНЕНО МЫ ОТСТАВЕМ! РАЗДЕЛЕНО МЫ ТЕРПИМ НЕУДАЧУ! ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012
  25. 25. Committed to Enhancing Safe Snowmobiling in Massachusetts with A Vision of an Interconnected Snowmobile Trail System from Connecticut to Vermont and New York to Worcester.The Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts www.sledmass.com ISC Alphabet Soup 01-12-2012

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