SSA announces 2020 Diamonds in the Snow Award winners

For the first time, the SSA held the AGM virtually with all of the clubs, board members and staff meeting online

Bob Nicol holds his Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year award at the Diamonds in the Snow Awards.
Bob Nicol was awarded the Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year award at the Diamonds in the Snow Awards. Photo courtesy SSA

The “Diamonds in the Snow” Awards are put on by the Saskatchewan Snowmobile Association (SSA) to recognize significant contributions and dedication to snowmobiling in Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan snowmobilers and clubs nominate who they believe are their “Diamonds in the Snow.”

Due to Covid-19, there have been many changes to the format of this year’s AGM and DIS awards. For the first time in the association’s history, the SSA held the AGM virtually with all of the clubs, board members and staff meeting online. 

While the SSA appreciates and recognizes the hard work of all of their volunteers, there are always a select few who truly go above and beyond. Every year the Saskatchewan Snowmobile Association recognizes extraordinary contributions to snowmobiling by holding the Diamonds In the Snow Awards.

Here are 2020's award winners:

Outstanding Dealership of the Year: Edfield Motors
Outstanding Family of the Year: The Fehr Family
Outstanding Family of the Year: The Melnychuk Family
Outstanding Family of the Year: The Wassing Family
Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year: Bob Nicol
Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year: Barry Nontell
Outstanding Business Contribution to Snowmobiling: Legacy Co-op Association Yorkton
Outstanding Groomer Operator of the Year: Gary Parfitt
Outstanding Groomer Operator of the Year: Ed Shears
Outstanding Groomer Operator of the Year: Adrian Schwab
Outstanding Groomer Operator of the Year: Allan Sarrazin

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