An individual seeking membership to POTC must first complete a POTC Obedience for Pets Class, Obedience for Performance Class, or Agility Class at the cost of $105. Once the class is completed, an individual may then apply to become a member at POTC where 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.