The Carroll Kennel Club welcomes new members who are in good standing with the American Kennel Club and subscribe to the purposes of the club as set forth in the Club’s constitution.
There are four types of membership open to persons eighteen years of age or older and one to persons younger than eighteen:
a) Regular – Individual member with all club privileges, eligible to vote and hold office.
b) Household – Two adult members with all club privileges residing in the same household, each eligible to vote and hold office.
c) Associate – Member entitled to all Club privileges except voting and office holding, offered to individual former regular members who are no longer active.
d) Junior – Open to persons under 18 years of age; pay no dues and are not eligible to vote or hold office, may automatically convert to regular membership at age 18.
e) Honorary – An individual who has made significant contributions to the Sport or Club; pays no dues but is eligible to vote and hold office.
While membership is to be unrestricted as to residence, the Club’s primary purpose is to be representative of the breeders and exhibitors in Carroll and surrounding counties.
Each applicant for membership, except Honorary, shall apply on a form approved by the Board of Directors and agree to abide by the Club Constitution and By-Laws and the By-Laws and rules of the American Kennel Club. Applicants for Individual, Household and Junior membership must demonstrate interest and commitment by engaging in club activities as required by the Board. The application shall include the name, mailing and e-mail addresses, breed(s), signature of the applicant, and carry the endorsement of two members in good standing. The applicant should attend at least one meeting, to meet the club and its members and for the club to meet the applicant.
A $20 check for the single membership should accompany the application. For a family membership, applications for each member of the family are needed. A check for $35 should be mailed with the applications.