New Membership

BECOMING A MEMBER

Enrolment days are held at our Clubrooms on specific published dates and times (please refer to our ‘Club News’  section on the home page of this web site for the date of the next night) The address of the Clubrooms is Military Drive, Victoria Park, Sturt Street, Ballarat. You can download and complete the enrolment form JulAugSep2024-Membership-Form before you come.   You can also download our New Member’s information document about our club New Member Information and the Club Rules and Regulations BDOC Rules 1 to 12. Rules 13 to 47.

You will be required to complete the Membership Application form and pay the appropriate fees.

Please bring with you your dogs current vaccination certificate and your VCA and Pension Card/Student Card if they are applicable.

PLEASE NOTE if you do not bring your dogs current vaccination certificate with you when you come to join we cannot process your Membership. No dog can go onto the training ground without us first seeing a current vaccination certificate.

Payment can now be made with a Card but a 1.9% surcharge is applicable.

NO DOGS ARE REQUIRED TO BE PRESENT ON ENROLMENT DAY

 

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

JUNIOR

Over 9 years and less than 18 years (for individual juniors not included in a family or dual membership

Junior Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Joining Fee $15.00 $15.00 $15.00 $15.00
Membership Fee $20.00 $50.00 $40.00 $30.00
VCA Insurance Levy $9.30 $9.30 $9.30 $9.30
TOTAL $44.30 $74.30 $64.30 $54.30
SINGLE

One adult

Single Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Joining Fee $15.00 $15.00 $15.00 $15.00
Membership Fee $25.00 $62.50 $50.00 $37.50
VCA Insurance Levy $9.30 $9.30 $9.30 $9.30
TOTAL $49.30 $86.80 $84.30 $61.80
DUAL

Any two persons living at the same address

Dual Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Joining Fee $15.00 $15.00 $15.00 $15.00
Membership Fee $30.00 $75.00 $60.00 $45.00
VCA Insurance Levy $18.60 $18.60 $18.60 $18.60
TOTAL $63.60 $108.60 $93.60 $78.60
FAMILY

Two adults and any number of children (between 9 and 18 years) all living at the same address

Family Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Joining Fee $15.00 $15.00 $15.00 $15.00
Membership Fee $35.00 $87.50 $70.00 $52.50
VCA Insurance Levy $18.60 $18.60 $18.60 $18.60
TOTAL $68.60 $121.10 $103.60 $86.10

All persons who handle a dog in class must be a member of the club.

Note: There is no extra charge if a member wishes to train more than one dog. However, the dog must be registered with the club and a current vaccination certificate sighted.

New members fees include:

  • pro-rata annual subscription
  • a once only joining fee
  • all training fees irrespective of disciplines undertaken
  • annual VCA Service Levy (this is discounted for VCA members who produce evidence of their VCA membership ie. CURRENT member card)

Subscriptions expire on June 30th of each year, except that for new members joining in the April – June quarter the subscription expires on June 30th of the following year.

DISCOUNTS

CONCESSION CARD HOLDER

$10.00 discount on membership per annum. We MUST view your current concession card.

JOINING FEE

No joining fee is payable if your dog is a rescue dog purchased from a recognised animal rescue organisation within the last six months. However, we MUST see evidence:

  • of purchase
  • of current C3 vaccination

Also, no joining fee is payable if you have undertaken the clubs Puppy PreSchool or RDO program within the current financial year ie July to June.