3.1 NSSDC is organized exclusively for charitable purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3)
of the Internal Revenue Code or corresponding section of any future Federal tax code.
3.2 NSSDC shall support equal opportunity and fair treatment to all members, employees, and
officers in all of its activities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age,
physical handicap, sexual orientation or marital status.
3.3 NSSDC further supports non-discrimination against any dog or team because of breed or non-
3.4 NSSDC shall conduct national, international, local and regional sled dog events and support the
development of canine and human athletes competing in such events.
3.5 NSSDC shall support and facilitate opportunities for the education and training of athletes and
sled dog race officials.
3.6 NSSDC shall encourage and support athletic sports programs in sled dog sports for youth and
3.7 NSSDC shall encourage and support opportunities to develop public interest in sled dog sports
and educate the public on the work of sled dogs and their historical traditions.
3.8 NSSDC shall encourage, solicit, seek and accept contributions of services, money, property (real
and personal, tangible and intangible, restricted, designated or unrestricted), and maintain, use, and apply the whole or any part of income and principal to or for the benefit of the mission and purposes of NSSDC.
3.9 NSSDC shall conduct any activity above and expend any such property or income therefrom for any of the foregoing purposes, without limitation, except any limitations imposed upon the use of such property, or portion thereof, by the donor, the Certificate of Incorporation, or any other limitation prescribed by law.
3.10 NSSDC shall not engage in any activity prohibited by a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Furthermore, no part of the net earnings of NSSDC shall go or inure to the benefit of any director, member, or private individual.