www.kcproeast.com or www.kcprowest.net It’s safe to say that youth snowmobile racing in the Midwest is as fanatical as hockey when it comes to parents and their children dedicating their winters to the sport they love so much. Both the KCPRO East and KCPRO West are non-profit organizations that have been making fast tracks with kids on ice and snow for more than 15 years. The racing is fun, family friendly and safety and good sportsmanship is the name of the game. For more information visit www.kcproeast.com or www.kcprowest.net to find races near you, download a copy of the classes and rules and get your young racer signed up for a winter of fun. 2016 KC PRO EAST SCHEDULE • January 2: Pike Lake – Duluth, MN • January 9: Forest Lake – Grand Rapids, MN • January 16: Rice Lake, WI • January 23: Eveleth, MN • January 30: Lake Nebagamon, WI • February 6: Pike Lake – Duluth, MN • February 13-14: Northern Nationals – Siren, WI • February 20: Ely, MN • February 27: Fish Lake – Duluth, MN • March 5: Britt, MN Photo courtesy of Michelle Benitt 2016 KC PRO WEST SCHEDULE • January 9: Manvel, ND • January 16: Warren, MN • January 30: Karlstad, MN • February 13-14: Thief River Falls, MN • February 20: Middle River, MN • March 5-6: Roseau, MN www.kidsproice.com Based out of the Twin Cities, Kids Pro Ice (KPI) is yet another option for families who choose to fully embrace the winter and spend it racing. KPI prides itself on the fact that many of the top pro drivers in the TLR Cup Tour, ORA and USSA circuits got their start and groomed their talents racing with them. Interested in getting your little one going but not sure where to start? KPI has several raceready sleds that anyone can try before fully committing to the sport, most of which are also available for purchase. For more details, visit www.kidsproice.com. 2016 KIDS PRO ICE SCHEDULE • January 9: Spooner, WI • January 16-17: World Championships in Eagle River, WI • January 23: White Bear Lake, MN • January 30: Center City, MN • February 6: Isanti, MN • February 13-14: State Championships in Siren, WI • February 20: Rush City, MN • February 27: Garrison, MN • March 5: Forest Lake, MN www.wksra.com As the name implies, the Wisconsin Kids Snowmobile Racing Association (WKSRA) is the place to be if you’re a kid racing in Wisconsin. With a prolific nine-event schedule, the circuit runs every weekend January through February. Classes are divided between Kitty Kat, 120 and Junior categories and drivers range in age from age 4 to 15. The WKSRA motto is “Family fun for everyone,” so head on over to www.wksra.com to see just what it’s all about. 2016 WISCONSIN KIDS SNOWMOBILE RACING ASSOCIATION SCHEDULE • January 2-3: Ironwood, MI. • January9: Gleason, WI. • January 16-17: World Championship in Eagle River, WI • January 23-24: Wausau, WI. • January 30: Three Lakes, WI. • February 6-7: Francis Creek, WI. • February 13-14: Weyauwega, WI. • February 20-21: Manawa, WI. • February 27: Hortonville, WI. 14 - SledderXtra