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    30th Annual Snodeo
    Town of Webb Recreation Center Pavilion

    OLD FORGE - With the "kickoff" to the snowmobiling season just around the corner, the Central Adirondack Association is set to open the doors to the Town of Webb Recreation Center Pavilion from Dec. 9-11 for the 30th Annual Snodeo.

    The Snodeo will feature the 2006 model sleds on display by all four manufacturers, along with specialty clothing, accessories, and snowmobile related exhibits. Demo rides will be offered, weather permitting, and admission is free.

    The seminars by manufacturer representatives will take place throughout the day on Saturday only. The Stud Boy seminar, which was well-attended last year, will be at 10 a.m. Ski-Doo will have a seminar at 10:30 a.m. The Yamaha seminar is scheduled for 11 a.m.ÊSpectro Oil has a seminar scheduled at 11:30 a.m. Polaris will have a seminar on bags, racks and storage at 2 p.m. Locations will be posted at the entrance to the Pavilion.

    Back again this year will be the Vintage Snowmobile Show on Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vintage collectors have been invited to display their classic sleds, and the first 100 registrants will receive an attractive participation plaque.

    The annual Kitty-Cat and 120cc races will take place at noon. Registration for the event will be from 10 a.m.-Noon in a trailer at the track.ÊStop by and see the future racers of America. There is no preregistration for these races, and the children must register in person accompanied by a parent or guardian. There are no age limits, but each child must ride their sleds alone and knees must not touch the handlebars. Snowmobiles are not provided.

    There will be a special appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus on Saturday afternoon from 2-4 p.m. Have your free photograph taken with the Mr. and Mrs. Claus, and put a new snowmobile on your wish list.

    The successful Snodeo raffle is back, and the grand prize winner will be offered the choice of one of seven snowmobiles. Cash prizes will also be given for lucky ticket holders. Tickets will be available for $20 each at the CAA booth on Saturday and Sunday, with only 1,500 being sold. You need not be present to win the snowmobile, but you must be present to win any of the cash prizes offered.

    There will also be collectable 2005 Snodeo shirts for sale at the CAA booth.

    Spectator parking will at the Enchanted Forest parking lot across from the Trails End Restaurant on North Street.ÊShuttle bus service will be provided.

    A spectacular evening of fireworks display is planned at the Old Forge Lakefront at 6:15 p.m.

    On Sunday, Dec. 11, Snodeo will be open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. At 1 p.m., the winning ticket will be drawn for the snowmobile raffle.ÊRemember you need not be present to win the snowmobile, but you must be present to win the cash prizes.

    The Herkimer County Clerk's office will be processing New York State Department of Motor Vehicle snowmobile registrations at Snodeo on Saturday only from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. That office will also be available to process NYS registrations on Friday evening from 6- 8 p.m. at the Webb Town Office Building, 3140 State Route 28 in Old Forge.

    The Towns of Webb and Inlet Snowmobile Trail Permits will be on sale at the Visitor Information Center in Old Forge on Friday, Dec. 9 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 11 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.ÊThe Inlet Information Center will be selling permits from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and on Sunday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

    Plan on joining us for the start of another wonderful snowmobile season.

    If you have any questions about Snodeo, please contact the Visitor Information Center at (315) 369-6983.

    The Snodeo Committee is desperately seeking volunteers to help work on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with duties including CAA sales of shirts and raffle tickets and, of course, clean up on Sunday. So if you can help, please contact Jan O'Connor at 369-2796.

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