Rough Rider Snowmobile Association, Inc.

A member of the Missouri Valley Trail Association of Snowmobile North Dakota

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The Rough Rider Snowmobile Club is an organized group of sledders in the Bismarck/Mandan Community since 1968.  We maintain trails connecting to the communities of Wilton, Wing, Sterling, Lincoln, and Moffit.

             GET YOUR RAFFLE TICKETS!!!                   

Raffle tickets on sale now through December 13, 2014.
We have some awesome prizes!

The drawing will be held on December 13, 2014
at the Burleigh County 4-H Building during the Dealer Demo day event.
(Need Not Be Present to Win)
The GRAND PRIZE is $6000 at the Gold Sponsor of your choice
(or optional $3000 cash payout).
The five Gold Sponsors are listed on the right side of this webpage.

Plus, there are 22 other cash and merchandise prizes, including 2 GUNS!
Prize List

Contact a club member or Weston Wiedrich at 701-226-9924 for your ticket purchase today!
If you're a member and need tickets to sell, contact Weston Wiedrich.

Posted: 12/12/2014
Rough Rider CERT team in National Publication

FEMA's December 2014 CERT E-Brief contains an article on the Rough Rider
Snowmobile Association CERT team. Below is a link to the article:

FEMA CERT E-brief article

Posted: 12/11/2014
Snowmobile Safety

RRSA members are interviewed by local TV station and give safety tips and help promote safety on and off the trails.

Staying Safe on the Snowmobile Trails

Al Hoesel, Snowmobiler of the Year!

On November 1, 2014, our very own rough rider, Al Hoesel, was presented
with the SND Snowmobiler of the Year award at the state convention.

Al has been an outstanding leader for our club and is dedicated to promoting
and preserving the sport of snowmobiling.

CONGRATS, AL!! A well-deserved recognition!

A BIG weekend for the Rough Riders!

On October 24 - 26, the Rough Rider Snowmobile Club was involved with
3 events!!!
What an awesome weekend to get everyone amped up for the upcoming
riding season!!

2014 Sportsman's Expo at the Bismarck Civic Center
On Friday and Saturday, the club shared a booth with Snowmobile ND

Open House at Planet Powersportz
On Saturday, the club hosted an open house at Planet Powersportz
and provided FREE hot dogs, pop/water, and chips at this event.

Thanks to everyone who came out to check out the new Arctic Cat sleds
and 509 gear!

The 4th Annual Show n' Shine
On Saturday and Sunday, the club hosted it's 4th Annual Show n' Shine at the Kirkwood Mall.
This event is always exciting and a great way to get everyone thinking snow!!

Thanks to the Gold Sponsors who brought display units
and to everyone for coming out!

Check out all of the pics in the Photo Gallery: 2014 Show n' Shine Pictures

Posted: 10/23/2014
Nearly all of the signing for our trail system has been completed!
THANK YOU to all the awesome volunteers who helped!!!

Here are a few pics of some of the trail signing crew in action:

Another full house at BRP's free Avalanche Class.

On Oct. 3, 2014, Moritz Sport and Marine hosted an avalanche safety class
sponsored by BRP and was FREE to ALL snowmobilers.
The instructor was Mike Duffy. Check out his website at

A big THANK YOU to Moritz Sport and Marine, BRP, and Mike Duffy!

The Rough Rider Snowmobile club provided FREE hot dogs, pop/water, and chips at this event.

Thanks to everyone who came out to learn avalanche safety and check out the new Ski-Doo sleds

Posted: 9/1/2014

It is that time of year again.
September 1 is the official start of the new snowmobiling season for the club.

Current members: please renew your membership as soon as possible.
Membership dues can be paid by mail or in person at one of the club meetings.
We would love to see some new faces at the club meetings!

Thank you! And here's to an exceptional year of snowmobiling!!
I hope the current soggy weather is a good sign for snow this year!

Club hosts open house at Action Motor Sports

The Rough Rider Snowmobile club hosted an open house at Action Motor Sports
on August 16, 2014.

The club provided FREE hot dogs, pop/water, and chips.

Thanks to everyone who came out to check out the new Polaris sleds
and test ride the new Victory motorcycles!!

Posted: 12/16/2013
2013 Raffle Winners

Grand Prize: $6000.00 Jason Scofield

2. $500 Scott Vetter
3. $200 Bob kupper
4. $100 Keith Bonagofsky
5. $100 James Wuitschick
6. $50 Heidi Moos
7. $50 Kelsie Handtmann
8. Klim jacket Steve Miller
9. Klim Bibs Pat Engelhart
10. Klim helmet David Johnson
11. Gloves Dave Schweigert
12. $50.00 gas card Duane Kamphuis
13. Gallon of oil Aeran Baker
14. $300.00 Gift card - (Action) Jake Estvold
15. $300.00 Gift card (Extreme) Zach Brew
16. $300.00 Gift card (moritz) Raelynn Reisenauer
17. $300.00 Gift card (Planet) Phyllis Braun
18. $300.00 Gift card (River City) Jared Thelen
19. $300.00 Gift Card (Vallely) Dan Mcaninch
20. Backpack Jared Resch

Congrats to all of the winners!!

The Rough rider Snowmobile Club maintains part of the
Missouri River Valley Trail System.
We use a Tucker-Terra groomer supplied to us by Snowmobile North Dakota.

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Dealer Demo Day
Dec 13, 2014

Gold Sponsors:

Link to Moritz Sport & Marine

Link to Planet Powersportz

Link to Vallely Sport and Marine

Link to Action Motor Sports

Link to Extreme Sales