North Star Sled Dog Club Membership
Membership to North Star Sled Dog Club includes:
- Participation in the NSSDC Championship Points Program (must be paid by December 31 to be eligible).
- Voting privileges at meetings.
- The Tugline newsletter, which is issued in January, June, September, and December.
Membership options are:
- Individual Membership: $25/year (U.S. Funds)
- Non-Voting Member*: $15/year (U.S. Funds)
- Family Membership: $35/year (U.S. Funds)
- Junior Membership (under age 16): $10/year (U.S. Funds)
Please note that North Star's membership (fiscal) year goes from July 1st to June 30th of the following year.
North Star was formed in 1965 with Don Gale as its first president and formally incorporated by Minnesota state statutes in 1969 .
North Star Sled Dog Club (NSSDC) sanctions several sled dog races during the winter months in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Manitoba and Ontario in Canada.
NSSDC is a member of the International Sled Dog Racing Association (ISDRA) and Mushing USA, the United States governing body of sled dog sports. ISDRA is an international organization which serves to promote sled dog racing and the welfare of sled dogs.
For the PDF version of our member application form please click here and send along with payment to the address on the form.
For those of you who don't want to mess with checks and postage, etc, we've got something for you...
Click on the button below to register for your 2016 - 2016 NSSDC Membership. Since this is the first year that we are doing online membership/renewals, you'll need to fill out all of your information. After this first year, you'll then be able to log in next year and just submit your payment without being asked all the details (I hope)!
*Please reference the ByLaws. Section 4.1.2.