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Wisconsin ATV / UTV Association Annual Meeting

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Holiday Inn Stevens Point - Convention Ctr

1001 Amber Avenue

Stevens Point, WI 54482

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Let's Build It! The 2020 WATVA Annual Meeting & Workshops will feature workshops on trail project planning, funding, building and more!

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Let's Build It! That's the theme for the 2020 annual meeting. We are hosting workshops geared towards planning, funding and building your next trail or route project. Our 2020 convention will also host members from the Road Legal 4WD Association and the Wisconsin Coalition of Four Wheel Drives.

New for 2020, download the official convention app by visiting: https://my.yapp.us/WATVA2020. The app features up to date workshop information, schedules, speakers, supporting documents and feedback options.

Aside from the build it series of workshops, we will also have workshops geared towards club building. Here are some of the workshops we are working on for 2020:

  • Let’s Plan It! - A workshop for planning your project. From permits to engineering costs, this workshop discusses various tools you'll need to plan a successful project.
  • Let's Fund It! - Funding is a major part of building any project. Learn about the current funding status and how to utilize DNR resources for funding your project.
  • Let's Build It! - Building a trail is more complex than one might think. Check out the factors that go into building a trail.
  • Let's Sign It! - Keeping your riders on the right path will help keep folks safe as well as promote a positive image for your area. Learn about signing requirements and hear from sign vendors about their products.
  • Let's Promote It! - Working with the Department of Tourism and local tourism organizations can bring out of area riders to your trail. Learn about the tools and techniques available to clubs and land managers to promote their riding area.
  • Let's Patrol It! - Learn about how the trail ambassador program can help be the eyes and the ears for enforcement and maintenance issues on a trail system.
  • Let’s Enforce It! - Enforcement and education will help keep a trail open. Learn about how your club can work with various law enforcement agencies as well as adapt the Trail Ambassador program to assist with community policing and positive education.
  • Let’s Share It! - Joint ATV / Snowmobile clubs are growing around Wisconsin. Learn and hear about clubs that have taken the shared use approach and discuss how your club has or is planning to join together to represent both ATV and Snowmobile recreation.

Other workshops include:

  • Trail Communications - Can you hear me now? This workshop looks at various two-way communication tools you can utilize including CB Radio, FMS / GMRS, HAM Radio and other long range tools.
  • Road Routes - A town hall style workshop where clubs can collaborate on various road route issues.
  • Club Marketing - What tools are available for your club to promote events, membership and the positive things going on in your community? Hear from experienced club leaders about how they utilize various marketing tools to promote their sport.
  • WATVA Annual Meeting
  • And More!

WATVA clubs receive a free table to display their information. Come learn about other clubs around Wisconsin and engage in conversation with their representatives.

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Holiday Inn Stevens Point - Convention Ctr

1001 Amber Avenue

Stevens Point, WI 54482

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