To fulfill membership requirements, members must attend two (2) meetings per year. Membership year is March to February.
All members are encouraged to attend as many meetings as possible, in order to stay informed to club business and vote on changes.
Membership Meetings are held at the Club and the scheduled as follows:
Saturday, January 19, 2019 – 6pm (elections of Executive Board will follow immediately)
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 – 6:30pm
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 – 6:30pm
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 – 6:30pm
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 – 6:30pm
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 – 6:30pm
Because of popular demand, a few classes will be offered following Session 4 (late fall of 2019).
Orientation will immediately follow class registration on the scheduled nights for each Session listed below.
Registration will start at 6pm and Orientation will follow at approximately 6:40.
You must attend Orientation if you have never taken a class with us before!
Even if you have taken classes with us in the past, we encourage you to stay for Orientation. The information provided during Orientation is what used to be presented first night of class in the past. This information includes options for training tools (collars & leashes), “housekeeping” rules, being prepared first night of class, guidelines, goals and expectations.
*If you are unable to attend registration night in person, please send your completed paperwork (see below) and payment with anyone – friend, relative, neighbor – as we cannot accept pre-registration for any classes except Agility or classes otherwise noted.
An individual seeking membership to POTC must first complete a POTC Beginner’s Obedience or Agility Class at the cost of $105. Once the class is completed, an individual may then join POTC and the following annual costs apply.
$95.00 per year. ONE person. ONE dog in training.
$105.00 per year. ONE or more persons and TWO or more dogs in training. ‘Family’ is considered ‘All persons living at the same address and economically dependent upon the head of the household or each other.’
Children under 18 must have a ‘Family Membership’ in the name of one or both of their parents or guardians.
For individuals or families wishing to maintain a club membership but NOT train a dog at this time.
Associate Membership – $55.00
Membership Fees are due April 1 of each year to the Treasurer.
AS A POTC MEMBER
All members must attend at least 2 membership meetings per year and help with a class, trial or other club business in order to maintain membership. These “service hours” must equal at least 16 hours per year. Membership year is April through March.
Members must own or co-own the dog in training.
Members cannot train a dog belonging to a non-member unless class fee is paid in full.
Members can train another member’s dog.
A POTC membership entitles members to attend all classes at no additional charge.
POTC offers “Members Only” classes, which are not offered to the public and are more advanced than public-offered courses.
Members may train their dogs during a scheduled Beginners Class if ring space is available and the handler is not disruptive to the class in progress.