NTCA Membership: How to Join

NTCA Membership: How to Join2019-11-11T21:31:51-05:00

NTCA Membership

Members are part of a community dedicated to advancing the quality of the breed, promoting the interests of the breed and protecting the breed from private or commercial exploitation.

Benefits of Membership

  • Subscription to the Norwich News, published twice a year – includes educational articles, news about member accomplishments and activities with their dogs.
  • Eligibility for NTCA awards presented at the annual membership banquet.
  • Receive periodic Club mailings throughout the year and access to members-only section of the website.

Responsibilities of Membership

  • Volunteer and get involved in Club activities
  • Support Norwich health studies, through participation and monetary contributions
  • Demonstrate good sportsmanship at all AKC and NTCA sponsored activities
  • Adhere to the Constitution and Bylaws
  • Support Norwich Rescue

How to Apply for Full or Associate Membership

  • Before applying for membership, many like to attend our annual National Specialty Show Weekend.  All are welcome at the banquet, mixer and health seminar, and other activities over that weekend. This is an ideal place to meet other Norwich owners!
  • Consult with your sponsors and complete the application forms.
  • Applications are reviewed by the NTCA Board of Directors at their Spring and Fall in-person meetings.

Full Membership – Individual, Dual, or Junior

To be eligible, applicant must have owned a Norwich Terrier for a continuous period of 24 months before applying for membership, and must have 2 sponsors who are current NTCA members in good standing for no less than 24 months. Sponsors must have known the applicant for no less than 24 months.

Associate Membership

To be eligible, applicant must own a Norwich Terrier and must have 2 sponsors who are current NTCA members in good standing for no less than 24 months. Sponsors must have known the applicant for no less than 6 months.

Membership Application Forms

Membership Application Instructions

Membership Application (Individual & Dual Membership, PDF)
Membership Application(Individual & Dual Membership, Word)
Membership Application (Junior Membership, PDF)
Membership Application (Junior Membership, Word)
Membership Application(Associate Membership, PDF)
Membership Application(Associate Membership, Word)

Sponsor Form (Individual, Dual, Junior Membership, PDF)
Sponsor Form (Individual, Dual, Junior Membership, Word)
Sponsor Form(Associate Membership, Word)
Sponsor Form (Associate Membership, PDF)

Dues, Fees & Electronic Communications
Code of Ethics

New member applications will be considered at the March 14, 2020 in-person meeting of the NTCA Board of Directors.  The completed new member application form, along with 2 completed sponsor forms, the $15 non-refundable application fee, and the appropriate dues should be sent to the Membership Chair, Patty Warrender.  The application form and sponsor forms may be submitted by mail or email. If submitted by mail, the forms and checks must be postmarked by February 10, 2020. If the forms are submitted by email, they must be received by February 14th, and the checks separately mailed (postmarked no later than February 14th).  Please provide a transmittal with the checks that identifies the applicant. 

Mailing address: Patty Warrender, Oak Ridge Farm, P.O. Box 1431 Middleburg VA 20118

Email address: pwnoridge@gmail.com

Please contact Patty if you have any questions.