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.

Membership Application
For the PDF version of our member application form please
click here and send along with payment to the address on the form.


*Please reference the ByLaws. Section 4.1.2.

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