For the past 38 years, the Fédération québécoise des clubs quads (FQCQ) as been in operation as the union of off-road vehicle clubs across Québec, representing over 60,000 members.
As a non-profit organization, the FQCQ and its board provide resources and governance to its members by:
- Delivering the required driver training for operating an all-terrain vehicle in Québec;
- Managing trail-permits and access rights;
- Sharing up-to-date information and supplying accurate trail maps;
- Implementing the iQuad app;
- Providing surveillance in the trails with a team of XX volunteers and 34 provincial trail wardens;
- Promoting ATV as a recreational touristic activity of significant importance;
- Sharing expertise and documentation referring to trail-related infrastructure and its impacts;
- Serving as an ambassador and representative for the ATV industry with partners, suppliers, public officials and city administrations;
- Publishing a quarterly magazine for its members.
FQCQ members can also enjoy many benefits namely receiving the Sentier Quad magazine which includes privileged and useful information, and adhering to an exclusive insurance policy.
A few statistics about ATVs in Québec
- More than 386,000 registered vehicles
- 110 clubs in Québec
- Over 25,000 km of marked trails
- Annual economic impacts estimated around $600 millions
- 12,000 industry-related jobs
Publication de la SAAQ, 2016 et l’étude de M. Zins Beauchesne