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Never Saw That Coming! (Jeff Miller)

Snowmobiling is a year round sport. It is not uncommon to have regular meetings throughout the year to prepare for the upcoming season. Sledmass is no different. So it was not unusual to have a meeting of the executive committee ...Read more

Published on June 16, 2017 in In The News, News & Updates, President's Message
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Dan Gould Named Executive Director of New Hampshire Snowmobile Association

The New Hampshire Snowmobile Association has named Dan Gould as executive director. Dan will be responsible for executive leadership, communications, representation and administration. He will officially start July 1, 2017.  It is with mixed emotions that I step down as ...Read more

Published on May 25, 2017 in In The News, News & Updates, President's Message
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SAM Annual Meeting April 6

The Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts Board of Directors invite you to celebrate your association at the upcoming SAM Annual Meeting and dinner. Participate, relax and enjoy dinner with your friends, while you participate in the business meeting and the honoring ...Read more

Published on February 21, 2017 in General Announcements, In The News, News & Updates
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New Snowmobile Club: Snow Riders of the Nashaway

SAM is proud to announce a new snowmobile club. The Snow Riders of the Nashaway were approved by the SAM Board of Directors and are now an officially recognized club of the Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts. Welcome aboard! The Snow ...Read more

Published on February 12, 2017 in General Announcements, In The News, News & Updates
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SAM I AM: Michael Sarafin

Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts member profile: Michael Sarafin is the new treasurer of the Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts and a member of the Worthington Snowmobile Club. Mike has been riding snowmobiles for 22 years. His current snowmobile is a 2011 ...Read more

Published on February 5, 2017 in Guest Columns, In The News, News & Updates
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Top 10 Snowmobile Stories of 2016

Here are the Top 10 Snowmobile Stories of 2016, written by fellow members of the Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts, just for you! It’s a mix of products, experiences, opinions, humor and fun. It’s also an invitation for you to send ...Read more

Published on January 3, 2017 in In The News, News & Updates
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Sledmass Delivers Christmas Toys For Tots

The Sledmass clubs delivered a Merry Christmas for the Toys For Tots program again this year, now an annual fundraiser. There were so many toys that we couldn’t even fit all of them into the hall at the Oak Ridge ...Read more

Published on December 22, 2016 in Charity, In The News, News & Updates
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Q&A: Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts

From time to time there are questions about SAM. I hope this Q&A clarifies how the Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts operates and why our partnership is key to the success of snowmobiling and the economy. SAM is not a company, it is ...Read more

Published on November 21, 2016 in In The News, News & Updates, President's Message
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Special Snowmobile Registration Event

In cooperation with SAM, the Massachusetts Environmental Police will be holding a special snowmobile registration event November 13, 2016 at the BGL Swap Meet from 9am-3pm. Where: The Steel Shed Inc., 39 Bernardston Rd (Rt. 5 & 10), Bernardston, MA. ...Read more

Published on November 8, 2016 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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2016 Sled Expo Vintage Show

The 2016 Sled Expo Vintage show by The Massachusetts Vintage Snowmobile Club dominated the main isle of the showroom  floor. Show attendees voted for their favorite sleds and decided who took home the bling. Special thanks to Mel Scuderi and John ...Read more

Published on October 25, 2016 in News & Updates, Vintage
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2016 Sled Expo Exhibitor List

The list of exhibitors for the 2016 Sled Expo is below. The Snowmobile Superstore features new sleds, trailers, helmets, boots, bibs, jackets, oil and all types of accessories and services. Buy and sell at the Used Sled Corral. Vote for the ...Read more

Published on October 1, 2016 in News & Updates, Sled Expo
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Contact Senate President Rosenberg (Larry Tucker)

SAM’s legislative bill S1955 currently resides in the Senate Ways and Means Committee. It needs to be moved out of committee for action ASAP. We need your help. How can you impact our bill? You should write, email, snail mail, ...Read more

Published on September 14, 2016 in Legislative Affairs, News & Updates
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SAM Unified Dues and Online Sales

In response to ongoing requests from snowmobilers in Massachusetts, SAM has implemented significant changes to better serve our members. At the May meeting of the Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts, the Board of Directors voted on a number of key proposals ...Read more

Published on August 24, 2016 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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John Rackem: 2016 Trail Worker Of The Year

Here, we have a snowmobile volunteer without an official title. John Rackem’s role is out on the trails, making sure projects are completed, organizing what is needed, where it is needed, and when. As a trail worker, John is always ...Read more

Published on May 17, 2016 in Awards, News & Updates
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SAM Annual Meeting April 7

The Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts Board of Directors invite you to celebrate your association at the upcoming SAM Annual Meeting and dinner on Thursday, April 7, 2016. Participate, relax and enjoy dinner with your friends, while you participate in the ...Read more

Published on February 8, 2016 in In The News, News & Updates
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2016 SAM Vintage Rides

The Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts (SAM) and the Mass Vintage Snowmobile Club have awarded Vintage Snowmobile Rides to three clubs for 2016. The events have become extremely popular, allowing SAM members to ride their vintage sleds in a parade-like atmosphere, ...Read more

Published on January 12, 2016 in News & Updates, Vintage
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Top 10 Snowmobile Stories of 2015

Here are the Top 10 Snowmobile Stories of 2015, all written by SAM members for your reading and riding pleasure. It’s a mix of products, experiences, opinions, humor and fun. It’s also an invitation for you to send a story ...Read more

Published on December 29, 2015 in Awards, News & Updates
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WWLP 22 News Video of SAM Registration Event

WWLP 22 News featured a video report from the SAM sponsored Special Snowmobile Registration Event by the Massachusetts Environmental Police. The registration services coincided with the Bernardston-Gill-Leyden snowmobile club’s annual swap meet. The Massachusetts Environmental Police had a mobile command center on ...Read more

Published on November 15, 2015 in In The News, News & Updates
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SAM Annual Meeting April 2

The Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts Board of Directors invite you to celebrate your association at the upcoming SAM Annual Meeting and dinner on Thursday, April 2, 2015. Participate, relax and enjoy dinner with your friends, while you participate in the ...Read more

Published on March 4, 2015 in Awards, News & Updates
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$5,000 in Scholarships Available to SAM Members

The Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts Charlene Whitaker SAM Scholarship is available to members of SAM. In addition, SAM members can also apply for two other scholarships, the Northeast Chapter ISC Scholarship and the CJ Ramstad Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship awards ...Read more

Published on February 20, 2015 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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SledMass Trail Map for iPhone and Android (Dan Gould)

The number one question we’re asked at SAM headquarters is “Where can I get a snowmobile trail map of Massachusetts?” It seems that getting the map into snowmobilers’ hands is a challenge. You have to go to a club meeting ...Read more

Published on February 6, 2015 in News & Updates, Snowmobile Travel
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Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts Vintage Rides

The Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts and the Mass Vintage Snowmobile Club have awarded vintage snowmobile rides to several clubs for 2015. February, 7, Burgy Bullets Snowmobile Club Burgy Bullets Clubhouse, 12 Laurel Rd, Haydenville Massachusetts 01039. The 25 mile ride ...Read more

Published on February 4, 2015 in News & Updates, Vintage
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Massachusetts Vintage Snowmobile Registration Law

The Vintage Snowmobile Registration legislation filed by the Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts was signed by Governor Patrick and is now law. SAM’s bill H.3858 can now be referred to as Chapter 502 of the Acts of 2014. There are a ...Read more

Published on January 11, 2015 in News & Updates, Vintage
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Snowmobile Facts vs. Fiction: Fight Misinformation

There are many false claims made about snowmobiling and it’s important that you understand snowmobile facts vs. fiction, and fight misinformation. There is a myth that snowmobilers have plenty of trails to ride but those making such claims do not ...Read more

Published on December 27, 2014 in Education, News & Updates
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Sled Expo Exhibitors Announced

Get to the Sled Expo – October 18 and 19 The Big E Grounds in West Springfield The Sled Expo is the Snowmobile Superstore,  featuring snowmobile and dealer displays. Get the best deals of the season on new and used ...Read more

Published on October 15, 2014 in News & Updates, Sled Expo
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The Sled Expo Video

Take a 40-second video tour of the Sled Expo as we get ready to open the doors for this weekend’s Snowmobile Super Store event. Saturday, October 18, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM Sunday, October 19, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM ...Read more

Published on October 14, 2014 in News & Updates, Sled Expo
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Snowmobile Swap Meet at the Sled Expo

Don’t miss the snowmobile and power-sports Swap Meet at the Sled Expo October 18 and 19. Sell and buy used parts, accessories, trailers, jackets, bibs, and other related motorsports gear. Great deals to be had. Clean out your garage and ...Read more

Published on October 9, 2014 in News & Updates, Sled Expo
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Jeffrey Gamelli, Snowmobiler of the Year

It’s an honor to recognize someone who has been involved in the Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts for a good part of his adult life, someone who has made a difference. Jeffrey Gamelli is a jack-of-all trades guy, as far as ...Read more

Published on May 16, 2014 in Awards, News & Updates
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Bernardston Gill Leyden: Snowmobile Club of the Year Award

There are many ways to measure a club’s success. A steady increase in membership is certainly one of them. But that doesn’t happen by chance. The Bernardston Gill Leyden Snowmobile Club realized some time ago that in order to succeed they ...Read more

Published on May 1, 2014 in Awards, News & Updates
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Jim LaFrance, SAM Groomer Operator of the Year

This year’s winner is a familiar face to everyone who attends the Sled Expo, he’s there just about every year, especially if the club’s groomers are on display. Like so many award recipients, he’s a volunteer supreme. His arms are ...Read more

Published on April 27, 2014 in Awards, News & Updates
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