Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law Section 25.11
1.The commissioner may authorize the holding of special events as defined in section 21.05. He shall adopt and may, from time to time, amend rules and regulations determining the special events which shall be subject to permit and designating the equipment and facilities necessary for safe operation of snowmobiles and for the safety of operations, participants, and observers in such special events. Whenever a special event is proposed to be held, the person in charge thereof shall, at least fifteen days prior thereto, file an application with the commissioner to hold such special event. The application shall set forth the date and location of the proposed special event and such other information as the commissioner may require, and such event shall not be conducted without written authorization from the commissioner. Copies of such regulations shall be furnished by the commissioner to any person making an application therefor.
2.Snowmobiles operated at special events approved by the commissioner pursuant to subdivision one shall be exempt from the provisions of this article concerning mufflers and lights during the time of such operation, including all pre-race practice at the location of said meet and the provisions of article forty-seven of the vehicle and traffic law concerning registration.
Section 25.11 — Special events,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/PAR/25.11 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).