Motorsport racing in Western Canada
Have a bike and want to race but don’t know where to start? Here you will find links to motorcycle, ATV and other motorsport racing associations in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Whether it’s motocross, cross-country, motorcycle road racing, mud bogs, ice racing, supermoto or even watercross that strikes your fancy, we hope the information provided here will point you in the right direction.
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The CMRC is Canada’s only national sanctioning body for amateur and professional motocross, ATV and cross-country racing across Canada. The CMRC website provides information on how you can get involved in racing, as well as details on national and regional events.
The WEC is a promoter of off-road motorcycle racing. Its mandate is to bring professional racing in Canada up to a level that is consistent with what is realized at the World Championships. The Royal Distributing Canadian Cross Country Championship schedule, as well as schedules for the Wiesner Insurance Ontario Mini Enduro Championship and the Canadian National World Trials Championship series, can be found on the WEC’s website. (Read more about trials riding in B.C.)
The CMRO is a group of likelinded individuals who love nothing more than spinning their tires and getting dirty in the pits. The organization holds sanctioned mud bogs in Alberta and Saskatchewan with classes for mod and stock trucks. CMRO events often include vintage tractor pulls, car shows and other fun activities for spectators. (Read about the CMRO's Plamondon Mud Bogs in Plamondon, Alberta)
As the Canadian National affiliate of the International Jet Sports Boating Association, the CWA is responsible for setting the standards for annual watercraft racing series in Canada.
The WCWA works hard to promote the sport of watercross in Alberta and Saskatchewan. It hosts an eight-round series beginning in June.
The MRA holds a six-round motorcycle road racing series starting in mid-May. The series usually wraps up in mid-September and all events take place at the Gimli Motorsports Park in Gimli, Manitoba. (Read our full description of the Gimli Motorsports Park)
The MMA motocross race season usually begins in May and it runs until late September. There are usually 10 events in the MMA schedule, and these sanctioned races take place throughout Manitoba.
The SMA organizes a CMRC-sanctioned race series that usually begins in May. On the website, you will find a complete race schedule as well as race info and links to motocross tracks in Saskatchewan.
Located in Saskatoon, the Track 'n' Trail Motocross Club prides itself on having one of Canada’s best all-sand tracks, as well as an extensive trail system for dirt bike and ATV riding. (Read our full description of the Saskatoon Track 'n' Trail Motocross Club)
The Regina Motocross Club maintains the Regina Moto Valley Raceway, a fun hard-packed track with many man-made obstacles. The club also maintains a separate peewee track. The Regina Motocross Club frequently organizes Wednesday night rides, riding clinics and bike maintenance clinics in addition to a Saskatchewan regional race. The club has been host to five Canadian national events as well. (Read our full description of the Regina Motocross Club)
Based in Sherwood Park, Alberta, the ADRA features provincial motocross, ice racing, cross country and ATV racing in Alberta.
The Alberta ATV Triple Crown series consists of six rounds and each round has 15 classes for ATVs and side-by-sides. (Read our full description of the Alberta ATV Triple Crown)
The AEIRA’s six-event race series starts in late January and runs until early March. Each race is six hours long, except for the 24-hour Numb Bum, which usually takes place at Sandy Beach, Alberta. Quad and bikes are welcome to compete. (Read our full description of the AEIRA)
With a special interest in racers who are 40 years and older, the AOTMX organizes a seven-round series that takes place at different tracks throughout Alberta.
Based in Calgary, Alberta, the WRMA maintains a beginners track, a peewee track, a mini track and several full-size motocross tracks as well as an endurocross track. A busy club, the WRMA hosts its own spring and fall super series as well as mid-week rides and the Canadian Nationals.
A non-profit organization, the EMRA promotes motorcycle road racing in Alberta and Western Canada. Its member organize a race school in addition to their regular six-round race series.
The CMRA was formed in 1987 and it is a highly respected association that hosts its own CMRC regional racing series and the Canadian National Superbike Series. The CMRA also puts on its own race school for those who want to improve their skills.
The BCMA represents and promotes motorcycle racing events in Kamloops, Prince George, Terrace, Smithers, Quesnel, Ashcroft and Williams Lake, B.C.
The BCSM hosts a six-round race series that takes place at the Tradex in Abbotsford. The club welcomes new members and its website provides information on how you can get into the exciting sport of supermoto.
Here you will find news and information about ice racing in B.C. as well as the Greater Kamloops Motorcycle Association’s Stake Lake Ice Racing Series.
The VIMX represents all sanctioned CMRC motocross clubs on Vancouver Island. It organizes a 16-round Island CMRC series, including three Amateur National Qualifiers, as well as riding schools, open houses and other events. (Read more about the VIMX)
Popkum Motor Park in Rosedale, B.C., features a small wheel track, a large track and a trail for families. The facility has played host to amateur and professional riders, such as Canadian national champion Dusty Klatt. (Read our full description of Popkum Motor Park)
Started in 1959, the WMRC promotes vintage motorcycle and superbike road racing action. All of the club’s events take place at Mission Raceway Park in Vancouver, B.C.
The PNMA represents a collection of more than 20 road and off-road motorcycle racing clubs in B.C. and Washington. Together, they put on a comprehensive riding calendar that includes trail rides, minibike and drag racing, ice racing and other great motorcycle-related events.
Also see Summer 2014 Race Season Schedules.