Active Membership Application

IWCA
Membership Chair

A.I. (Nina) Gottsch
7124 South 38th Street
Bellevue, NE 68147
402-715-5254
membership@iwclubofamerica.org

Below is the Active Membershp Application for the Irish Wolfhound Club of America. To learn more about IWCA membership, please visit the IWCA Membership page.

You may also download this application, complete it, and return it by postal mail to the Membership Chair at the address on this page.


The following information will help the IWCA in its efforts to maintain better records concerning Irish Wolfhounds and their ownership. Your cooperation in taking the time to complete this form carefully and accurately is most appreciated. Please submit a separate form for each person who is applying; no family memberships are available.

Active Membership Application Instructions

Applicant

You must have two sponsors who have known you at least one year and are active members in good standing of the IWCA. They cannot be of the same family or household

Active Member Dues are $35.00 per year (individual membership only). Your application will not be considered until your payment is received.

Your payment will be accepted and deposited pending your acceptance. In the event you are not offered membership, your application fee will be refunded.

To pay by check: Please remit payment, made payable to the IWCA, to the Membership Chair:

A.I. (Nina) Gottsch
7124 South 38th Street
Bellevue, NE 68147
membership@iwclubofamerica.org

To pay by PayPal: For your convenience, you may submit payment by PayPal (link opens in a new window).

Sponsors

A letter on your own letterhead is required and should include the following:

  1. How well you know the applicant.
  2. Whether you have visited the applicant's home and/or facilities.
  3. If you are familiar with the applicant's breeding practices and how they are regarded within their local community.
  4. Any other details you may feel are appropriate.
  5. Your signature.

You may send your letter of endorsement to the Membership Chair at the addresses above. You may send it USPS or as a signed attachment to an e-mail.


Start the application process by entering your email address.

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Have you been an Associate member?
Are you a member?
Have you ever bred or been listed as a co-breeder on any litter of IWs?

The objects of the Irish Wolfhound Club of America, Inc. are as follows (By-laws, Article I, Section 2):

(a) to do all possible to bring the natural qualities of the Irish Wolfhound to perfection through responsible breeding and continuing education;
(b) to guard against commercial exploitation of Irish Wolfhounds;
(c) to urge members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved by The American Kennel Club as the only standard of excellence by which Irish Wolfhounds should be judged;
(d) to do all in its power to protect and advance the interest of the breed by encouraging sportsmanlike competition at dog shows and obedience trials;
(e) to conduct sanctioned matches and specialty shows under the rules and regulations of The American Kennel Club.

View the full IWCA By-laws.

By typing your name in the box below, you are providing your signature to verify that the information in this application is correct.

Date submitted: 01-20-2021

Active Membership Application Instructions

Applicant

You must have two sponsors who have known you at least one year and are active members in good standing of the IWCA. They cannot be of the same family or household

Active Member Dues are $35.00 per year (individual membership only). Your application will not be considered until your payment is received.

Your payment will be accepted and deposited pending your acceptance. In the event you are not offered membership, your application fee will be refunded.

To pay by check: Please remit payment, made payable to the IWCA, to the Membership Chair:

A.I. (Nina) Gottsch
7124 South 38th Street
Bellevue, NE 68147
membership@iwclubofamerica.org

To pay by PayPal: For your convenience, you may submit payment by PayPal (link opens in a new window).

Sponsors

A letter on your own letterhead is required and should include the following:

  1. How well you know the applicant.
  2. Whether you have visited the applicant's home and/or facilities.
  3. If you are familiar with the applicant's breeding practices and how they are regarded within their local community.
  4. Any other details you may feel are appropriate.
  5. Your signature.

You may send your letter of endorsement to the Membership Chair at the addresses above. You may send it USPS or as a signed attachment to an e-mail.

Revised 03/03/2019