1. A racing sport involving racing specialized high performance snowmobiles on an artificially-made tracks consisting of tight turns, banked corners, steep jumps and obstacles
- Riders race at speed of up to 60 miles per hour (96 kilometers per hour)
- Jumps are up to 30 feet (9 meters) tall, so riders travel up to 130 feet (40 meters) before they touch the ground
- According to the World Snowmobile Association which governs snocross, watercross, and hillcross racing, snocross is the most popular form of snowmobile racing
- Tracks are generally located in higher latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere since temperatures below freezing are required to maintain the frozen track surface
* Snocross was derived from the sport of motocross. The name is a portmanteau of the words "snowmobile" and "motocross"
* The sport uses a snowmobile instead of a motorcycle, and a snow/ice surface instead of dirt. The snow/ice surface which is either natural or man-made
* Snocross became an event at the X Games in 1998
2. A sport consisting of a specific racing snowmobile, anyone from 6-60 and an over sized oval shaped track with up to 40 foot jumps and 60 foot table tops.
Usually people who don't know what Snocross is, spell it 'Snowcross'
ISOC (International Series of Champions) is an organization promoting Snocross at Regional and National levels in Canada and the U.S.