BECOME A MEMBER OF THE BSCA
The Bergamasco Sheepdog Club of America is pleased to consider you for membership. Simply review the BSCA Constitution, By-laws and Code of Ethics. Sign and date the Code of Ethics; and, Complete the Membership Application. Please return the signed Membership Application via,
email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or
snail mail to: 11 Vermeer Ct., Langhorne, PA 19053.
Please note, new members are required to have two sponsors for membership in the BSCA. These sponsors must be current club members who do not reside in the same household.
Do not have a sponsor? No worries,
The BSCA Membership Committee will be more than happy to help.
Simply email the BSCA and we will set up a brief interview.
Once your membership application has been received, your name(s) will be added to the next BSCA Board meeting agenda. The Board will then vote on your membership. The club secretary will notify you and your membership status. At this point, your membership will be pending until your membership contribution is received. You may simply mail in your contribution check or purchase membership through our BSCA Shop. Checks and money orders must be made payable to the Bergamasco Sheepdog Club of America in US dollars.
Thank you for your support and interest in our breed.
BSCA Membership Levels
There are four classes of memberships as described in the Bylaws ( Article I, Section 2.1-2.5):
Section 2.1. Regular Membership (Individual). Individual members who enjoy all club privileges, including the right to vote and hold office. $35.00
Section 2.2. Household Membership (Family). Any 2 members of a household 18 years of age or older. Each individual member is eligible to be a Board Member and hold office but both may not do so at the same time; each household member shall have the right to vote. $50.00
Section 2.3. Junior Membership (not available in BSCA shop). Junior membership is open to children between the age of 10 and 17 years of age. Junior members may convert to Regular Membership upon reaching their 18th birthday. Junior members shall not be entitled to vote nor eligible to hold office, but shall be eligible for annual trophies or awards offered by or through the Club. $20.00
Section 2.4. Foreign Membership. For purposes of this club, any person who is not a resident of the United States (U.S.) (or its territories and possessions), is an owner or part-owner, or is the spouse of an owner or part-owner of a Bergamasco sheepdog. Foreign members shall be entitled to all club privileges, except voting and holding office. $20.00