RidersWest Insider

Motorsport racing in Western Canada

Jan 14, 2014

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.

Don’t see your club/association on here? Let us know and we’ll add it to our list.

Canada

Canadian Motosport Racing Corporation

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.

World Enduro Canada

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.)

Canadian Mud Racing Organization

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)

Canadian Watercraft Association

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. 

Western Canadian Watercross Association

The WCWA works hard to promote the sport of watercross in Alberta and Saskatchewan. It hosts an eight-round series beginning in June. 

Manitoba

Manitoba Roadrace Association

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)

Manitoba Motocross Association

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.

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Motosport Association

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.

Saskatoon Track 'n' Trail Motocross Club

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)

Regina 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)

Alberta

Alberta Dirt Riders Association

Based in Sherwood Park, Alberta, the ADRA features provincial motocross, ice racing, cross country and ATV racing in Alberta.

Alberta ATV Triple Crown

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)

Alberta Endurance Ice Racing Association

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)

Alberta Oldtimers Motocross

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.

Wild Rose Motocross Association

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.

Edmonton Motorcycle Roadracing Association

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.

Calgary Motorcycle Roadracing Association

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.

British Columbia

British Columbia Motocross Association

The BCMA represents and promotes motorcycle racing events in Kamloops, Prince George, Terrace, Smithers, Quesnel, Ashcroft and Williams Lake, B.C.

BC Supermoto

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.

BC Ice Racing

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.

Vancouver Island Motocross Association

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

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)

Westwood Motorcycle Racing Club

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.

Pacific Northwest Motorcycle Association

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.

« Back to RW Insider »

Latest comments

atv in the mountains

Hotshots

Commanding the trails

This picture was taken near the Shaftesbury Ferry crossing south of Berwyn, Alberta. The machine is a 2012 Can Am Commander 1000XT.

Claire Hatheway and her brother Kirk Hatheway took advantage of the stellar B.C. riding terrain.

Hotshots

The great outdoors

Claire Hatheway and her brother Kirk Hatheway took advantage of the stellar B.C. riding terrain.

A young lady riding a dirt bike

Masters MotoXcorner

On to the Wastelands

Follow Ed Masters as he chronicles the motocross circuits on Vancouver Island.

A young man sliding around a corner on his ATV.

Ride On!

Pre-season with ATV racer Bryan Vollmer

Bryan Vollmer, 20, is one of the handful of Canadians heading to the U.S. this spring to represent our country in the elite AMA Mountain Dew ATV Motocross National series.

Multi-time National Champion and B.C. resident Dusty Klatt.

Moto Mayhem

Random tidbits from the motocross silly season News from The Monster Cup, 2014 Kawasaki Arenacross Championships and the CMRC National Series.
A fawn hiding  laying down hidden in the grass.

The Scoop

Wild interactions Understanding nature is the first step in maintaining a respectful balance between man and animal.
Three sporty looking side by sides lines up in the snow.

Inside Your Ride

How to extend your ATV and UTV riding season

Say it isn’t over—the change of season often means it’s time to put the summer powersport toys away for the winter. This is true for some, but not all.