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CLUB MEMBERSHIP
 Information, Application, EZ On-Line Forms - Click form icon.

The Border Collie Society of America welcomes new members who wish to work with us to preserve the working ability and health of Border Collies.  If you would like to join our Club, remember that we are a volunteer organization and will be very happy to find a job you would enjoy doing.  Contact Membership Chair Kathy Sours - Telephone: 309.693.9331 - 3821 W Charter Oak Rd - Peoria, IL 61615 for questions, information or to submit changes in contact information (address, e-mail, etc).

 
NEW MEMBER APPLICATIONS:
  • These applicants have applied for membership to BCSA.

  • Please review the names carefully and forward any comments you may have to the Board.

  • All comments will be considered private and confidential.

 

Posted 1/3/17
Sally Boarman - Ostrander,OH
Karen Versailles - Prairie View, KS
Linda Wolf - Peotone, IL


Membership Types/Fees
Applicants’ first and last names, and city and state of residence shall be published in the club newsletter; and members will be invited to send for consideration, directly to the Board of Directors, private and confidential comment on the applicants.

Individual - $50 Regular membership shall be open to all persons 18 years of age or older. Individual memberships are allowed one (1) vote.

Associate - $40: non-voting membership open to individuals 18 years of age or older.

Household - $60 This membership is available to two adults residing in the same household. Household memberships are allowed two (2) distinct votes.

Junior - $15: Junior membership is available for individuals under 18 years of age. Junior members may not vote, hold office, nor be counted in any quorum.

Affiliate Club - $50: Affiliate Club membership shall be open to local Border Collie Clubs which are eligible to hold one or more AKC licensed events, which expressly agree to abide by these by-laws, and which are approved by the Board of Directors. Each Affiliate Club shall be entitled to one vote.  
Associate Affiliate Club - $40: Associate Affiliate Club membership shall be open to all local Border Collie clubs which expressly agree to abide by these by-laws. Associate Affiliate Clubs may not vote.

 

Applicant and Sponsor Information

The BCSA Membership Application is composed of two parts - the Membership Application/Profile Information and the Sponsorship Form.  Both forms MUST BE completed.  Applications not meeting these requirements will be returned to applicant.

All new applicants must complete official Membership Application/Profile form (see below) and read the Code of Ethics, Bylaws and Club Information.

Each candidate must have a sponsor who is a BCSA member in good standing. The sponsor must complete and sign the Sponsorship Form. If you need a sponsor, contact Kathy Sours, Membership Chair 309.693.9331 for suggestions.  The Sponsorship Form must be mailed directly to the Membership Chair and must be complete before any application will be considered.  BCSA members who wish to sponsor someone for membership may contact the membership chair and provide the name and address of the person they wish to sponsor. The membership chair will then mail the application packet to the appropriate people. The sponsor should mail the sponsor form directly to the membership chair.

In order to sponsor a prospective member, you must be a BCSA member in good standing.  You should complete, sign the Sponsorship Form below and mail it directly to the Membership Chair before the applicant's membership will be considered.

The Membership Application may be completed with the eApplication or completed, printed and sent US Mail using the link below.  If one of these options is not possible for the applicant, contact the Membership Chair to have one mailed to the applicant. 

 

MEMBERSHIP FORMS (Click Arrow Below to Open Form)

  • Membership deadline is 12/31/15. Memberships will be considered lapsed and automatically terminated if such member's dues remain unpaid 31 days after the first day of the fiscal year.

  • Both you and your sponsor can now complete your forms electronically!

  • Dues can now be paid with a credit card via PayPal.  The Shopping Cart window will open after you submit your electronic Membership Application or Membership Renewal.

  • Applicants’ first and last names, and city and state of residence shall be published in the club newsletter.  Members will be invited to send for consideration, directly to the Board of Directors, private and confidential comments on the applicants.

  • Following the vote, new members are placed on the distribution list for the Club magazine Borderlines.  

  • If you are accepted as a new member in the last quarter of the year, dues will cover the following year.

  • If you choose not to type your information on a US Mail form, it is extremely important that you print legibly.

 
eForms - New Membership/Sponsor/Affiliate Club
NEW MEMBERS: Membership eApplication/Profile (cart window opens automatically).
SPONSOR: Sponsor eForm
NEW AFFILIATE CLUB: Affiliate Club eApplication
RENEWAL CURRENT MEMBERS: Your 2016 BCSA Membership Dues are due now!  Memberships expire December 31, 2016. According to our by-laws: “ A membership will be considered as lapsed and automatically terminated if such member’s dues remain unpaid 30 days after the first day of the fiscal year” Memberships will lapse if dues are not received by January 31, 2017.
RENEWAL CURRENT AFFILIATE CLUBS: Your 2016 BCSA Membership Dues are due now! Memberships expire December 31, 2016. According to our by-laws: “ A membership will be considered as lapsed and automatically terminated if such member’s dues remain unpaid 30 days after the first day of the fiscal year” Memberships will lapse if dues are not received by January 31, 2017.
RENEWAL CART: Use ONLY if you have already submitted your form and had to pay later.
 
US Mail Forms - New Membership/Sponsor/Affiliate Club  
New Membership Application/Profile  
Sponsor Form  
New Affiliate Club Application  
New Membership Packet (PDF format - opens in new window)  

 

Page Updated 01.03.2017

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