Advocacy Resources


  • The AMA focuses on rights, riding and racing through its government relations work, by sanctioning road and off-road riding activities and overseeing professional and amateur racing events.

    Sound advice link:

    Off-Highway Position Statements:

    State Law Guide (on and off road):

    Rights main page:

    News & Notes:  AMA Government Relations News & Notes a monthly e-mail service compiled and edited by the AMA Government Relations Staff.

    Address: 13515 Yarmouth Drive, Pickerington, OH, 43147
    Phone: (614) 856-1900, Fax: (614) 856-1924 (8:30am-5:00pm, M-F, EST)

  • The Back Country Horsemen of America is a national organization whos purpose is to perpetuate the common sense use and enjoyment of horses in America’s back country and wilderness.To work to insure that public lands remain open to recreational stock use. To assist the various government and private agencies in their maintenance and management of said resource. To educate, encourage and solicit active participation in the wise use of the back country resource by horsemen and the general public commensurate with our heritage and to foster and encourage the formation of new state Back Country    Horsemen’s organizations.

    Address: BCHA, PO Box 1367, Graham, WA 98338-1367
    Phone: (888) 893-5161, Fax (360) 832-2471

  • Equine Land Conservation Resource (ELCR) provides a host of valuable tools including articles, guides, templates, webinars and videos, in six core issues areas, to help protect and conserve land for horses. To access the resource library, simply click on one of the six core issue areas below.

    Address: ELCR, 4037 Iron Works Parkway, Suite 120, Lexington, KY 40511
    Phone: (859) 455-8383, Fax: (859) 455-8381

  • ISMA is an organization representing the four snowmobile manufacturers: Arctic Cat, Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP), Polaris Industries and Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA. ISMA functions to provide and encourage policies, programs and activities to improve the life-style activity of snowmobiling throughout the world.

    Address: 1640 Haslett Rd., Suite 170, Haslett, MI, 48840
    Phone: (517) 339-7788, Fax: (517) 339-7798

  • NOHVCC staff and volunteer State Partners develop and provide information on club and state association development, OHV land management, and other services. They provide an ever-expanding array of “tools” and materials for OHV individuals, clubs, associations and agencies in order to further a positive future for responsible OHV recreation.

    Locate your NOHVCC State Representative on the website at or contact NOHVCC at 800-348-6487.

    Online library of OHV recreation-related documents and studies including planning and management, wildlife, economic impact studies, environmental ethics, sound monitoring, safety, and more (

    • Workshops for land managers and OHV enthusiasts.
    • Information on youth OHV programs.
    • OHV park guidebook and CD-Rom presentation.
    • OHV-related Public Service Announcement materials for print, TV and radio.
    • Free club-starting kits.
    • Public awareness and image enhancement materials.
    • Weekly e-mail newsletter.
    • NOHVCC press releases and articles.
    • NOHVCC exposition booths and distribution materials.
    • NOHVCC semi-truck equipped with ATVs for safety training programs, outdoor audio system, videos and distribution materials.
  • This trade association consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers, street rod builders, restylers, car clubs, race teams and more.

    Address: SEMA, 1575 S. Valley Vista Dr., Diamond Bar, CA 91765
    Phone: (909) 396-0289,  Fax: 909/860-0184

  • Tread Lightly! and its partners lead a national initiative to protect and enhance recreation access and opportunities by promoting outdoor ethics to heighten individuals’ sense of good stewardship. Tread Lightly!’s goal is to balance the needs of the people who enjoy outdoor recreation with our need to maintain healthy ecosystems and thriving populations of fish and wildlife. The scope of their work includes both land and water, and is representative of nearly every form of outdoor recreation including, but not limited to hunting, recreational shooting, fishing and boating. They also have a niche in promoting safe and responsible use of motorized and mechanized vehicles in the outdoors.

    Address: Tread Lightly! Inc.,  353 E. 400 S., Suite 100, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
    Phone: (801) 627-0077, Toll-Free: (800) 966-9900, Fax: (801) 990-9807

  • Call 202-224-3121 to reach the offices of your Senators and Representatives at any time, day or night.