2020 BCSF Excellence Awards Gala - April 4th, 2020 - The Best Western Fernie

The British Columbia Snowmobile Federation (BCSF) is pleased to present the BCSF Snowmobile Excellence Awards program to recognize exceptional contribution and support for the recreational activity of snowmobiling.


The BCSF Snowmobile Excellence Awards will honor individuals, snowmobile clubs, associations and businesses in British Columbia that, in the recent past, have made a significant contribution towards showcasing the popularity and the overall appeal of the sport, have made a remarkable effort to promote solidarity and responsibility within the snowmobile community or who have offered exceptional quality of service to snowmobilers.


Snowmobilers in every snowmobile club affiliated with the BCSF will have the opportunity to submit a nomination for eight (8) of the ten (10) awards offered. These nominations will be submitted to a provincial panel of judges, comprised of five members, which will select the winners. 



Important Info:

Nominations valid only if properly completed and submitted by a BCSF member in good standing. The winners from each category will be forwarded to the Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations (CCSO) nomination committee for inclusion in the Canadian Snowmobile Excellence Awards, presented at the Annual International Snowmobile Congress. 

Please email a minimum of 3 photos to accompany the nomination; you may also attach other documentation that you feel will be useful for a proper evaluation of the nominee, i.e. videos, testimonials, magazine/newspaper articles, etc.

The more information that is provided will assist the committee to select the best qualified individual/organization.

Email supporting docs & photos to office@bcsf.org


Above Photo: 2018 Winners of Outstanding Snowmobile Club - Windermere Valley Snowmobile Society!


Youth of the Year

The recipient of this award must be under 18 years of age and be a member or family member of a snowmobile club affiliated with the BCSF. They must be able to show examples demonstrating their continued participation and dedication towards the continued growth of snowmobiling as a family based leisure activity. Other projects can also be considered to demonstrate involvement in snowmobiling.


To nominate a youth leader today, just click Nominate below! 

Dealer of the Year

The recipient of this award will be recognized for their exceptional customer and after-sales service, superior technical knowledge, superlative efforts to promote the sport, and strong ties to their local snowmobile clubs and community.


To nominate your favourite dealership today, just click Nominate below! 

Groomer of the Year

Nominate a person that is a BCSF member and either is a groomer operator, groomer maintenance, grooming program organizer or grooming fundraiser. This award is designed specifically for the individual that has given an exemplary effort in maintaining a local grooming program.


To nominate a groomer operator today, just click Nominate below! 

Snowmobile Related Company

The recipient of this award will be recognized for their exceptional contribution, during the past year, to the promotion of snowmobiling. Nominees will be evaluated on their sponsorship of programs or projects in conjunction with the snowmobile community, government agencies, associations or the media; technological innovations that provide snowmobilers with greater comfort, safety or price-quality value; or initiatives leading to the expansion of snowmobiling  in their community or the enhancement of its safety and pleasure. The following business types may be nominated for this award: snowmobile clothing, parts, accessories or industry supporting corporations. Excluded are the principal snowmobile manufacturers.


To nominate a snowmobile-related company today, just click Nominate below! 

Family of the Year

The family receiving this award must belong to a member affiliated with the BCSF, and will have distinguished themselves in the following areas: volunteerism, leadership, safety, the environment, promotion of responsible snowmobiling and development and community outreach.


To nominate a sled family today, just click Nominate below! 

Tourism Promotion & Development

The recipient of this award must be a tourism operator, or not-for-profit agency, association or organization, which has shown outstanding innovation and achievement in the development and implementation of a snowmobile tourism program or original initiative that, has resulted in positive media recognition or increased participation from snowmobilers and/or non-snowmobilers. The net result is to have been a contribution to increasing the image and exposure of snowmobiling and the growth of the sport in that area, region, or community. In so doing, the recipient must have demonstrated a willingness to work closely with members of the organized snowmobiling community.


To nominate a worthy snowmobile tourism organization today, just click Nominate below! 

Snowmobiler of the Year

This award is for an individual who has shown an extraordinary level of dedication to improving the sport of snowmobiling in BC and who exemplifies the high standards and selflessness that Pat Whiteway maintained during his lifetime. The award is meant to be the highest award available to a BC snowmobiler. The recipient must have been involved in organized snowmobiling for most of their adult life or their impact on the sport in BC so significant that time involved could not be overlooked. 


To nominate a sled ambassador today, just click Nominate below! 

Snowmobile Club of the Year

The recipient of this award must be a member club of the BCSF, or a non-profit organization, which has shown outstanding achievement in the development and implementation of a program, original initiative or event and which will have been deemed a success by snowmobilers and/or non-snowmobilers, and from which media recognition or financial benefits have contributed to increasing the image and exposure of snowmobiling and the growth of the sport in that area, region, or province.


To nominate your Club today, just click Nominate below! 

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