February 8th, 2018

2nd Annual Ripped Snow Festival in Sicamous, BC February 9-11, 2018

This weekend, the town of Sicamous, BC will host the 2nd Annual Ripped Snow Festival on February 9th-11th, 2018. The festival celebrates the strong snowmobile and snow bike culture in the community, with a number of great events. The primary draw of the event will be a series of Snowmobile SnowCross-style and Snow BikeCross races throughout the weekend. There will also be live music acts, kids activities, food vendors, beer gardens and more. Entry is free! It all takes place at the Sicamous Dog Park on Solsqua Rd.



Ripped Snow Festival Races

The races are open to the public for registration, and racers of all levels of ability are encouraged to participate. There is a youth “Little Rippers” category, as well as Amateur, Advanced and Pro categories. Races take place on Saturday and Sunday of the event.


Ripped Snow Festival



Ripped Snow Festival Events Listing

Here is a listing of the events throughout the weekend. There will be plenty of fun things to see and do in addition to the racing action.


Friday, February 9th

4pm Meet and Greet

4pm-10pm Beer Gardens Open

5pm-9pm Dan England Band on Stage

6pm-8pm Racer Sign-In


Saturday February 10th

7am Racer Check-In

8am-10am Practice Session

8am Helicopter Rides and Kids’ Zone Opens

10am Opening Ceremonies

10:15am Races Commence

12:30pm Stage Events-Half Time Events

12:30pm Kids “Dash for Cash”

1pm Racing Continues

4pm-12pm Beer Gardens Open

4:30pm Side by Side Dash for Cash

5pm Stage Events/Awards

6pm Opening Band – Breakin Curfew

7pm Main Act – The Hip Replacements (Tragically Hip Tribute Band)


Sunday February 11th

7:45 Racer Meeting

8am Races Commence

8am Helicopter Rides and Kids’ Zone Opens

12pm Stage Events

3:30 Conclusion of Races

4pm Awards

4:30pm Closing Time


The event is supported by: Sledge Hammers, District of Sicamous, Sled Sicamous, OK Snow Bikes, Twin Anchors, Mountain Park Motorsports, Nor-Val Rentals, Ian Gray’s Salmon Arm GM, Wholesale Grafix, Yamaha Motor Canada, BDM Motorsports, High Roller Energy Drink and Elice’s Printopia.


Ripped Snow Festival


If you’re in the area this weekend, be sure to check it out!


– MS