Membership fees are $30.00 per year for Individual membership, and $40.00 per year for family membership (husband and wife; parent and off-spring; or two persons residing at the same address). Junior membership fees are $15.00 per year. A one time initiation fee of $30.00 per membership unit is payable with this application or any reapplication for which a membership has lapsed for more than one year. Total fees due with this application are $60.00 for Individual membership or $70.00 for Family membership and $45.00 for Junior Membership.
Applicants whose completed applications and supporting documents are received on or before THREE WEEKS PRIOR TO THE BAGPIPER deadline will have their names published in the next Bagpiper. Current Bagpiper deadlines are - January 15, April 15, July 15 and October 15. Following an eight-week period from the date of mailing of the Bagpiper, for membership input as to applicants, the Board will vote on your application.
Moneys will be refunded if the application not approved.
The Scottish Terrier Club of America is preparing to publish a new STCA Handbook in 2018, following the last handbook that covered information through 2006. In preparation for the handbook, the STCA asks your help in gathering new information for the “Scottish Terrier in America” section. This will cover new information about our members’ activities in the various regions, through the period 2007-2018. Please fill in the information requested in the questionnaire below, adding all relevant information covering the last 11 years. The STCA thanks you for your time and effort in helping to make the new Handbook a success.
To support this effort, please submit your activities over the last 11 years using one of these forms:
STCA Volunteer Sign-up Sheet: This is used to volunteer to help with some of the mountains of work done by the STCA in pursuit of the betterment of the breed, the advantages to members and services offered.
The STCA Board passed the following resolution on Legislation:
7-9-10: Motion: I make a motion to adopt and publish this statement. The Scottish Terrier Club of America was formed and exists to encourage and promote the responsible breeding and ownership of Scottish Terriers and to protect and advance the interests of these dogs. Towards these ends, all members of the STCA sign the following Code of Ethics.
The STCA encourages its members to become educated about and involved in local legislative issues and to support the AKC. We also ask for members to notify the legislative committee of important legislation in their area.
The following items and links are provided by the STCA Legislative committee. They may be national or local in scope. This is provide for your information because the Legislative committee felt it may be of interested. Unless specifically noted, none of the information here represents an STCA BOD approved position statement (See above). If you want more information, contact the STCA Legislative Committee.
The following list shows some of the current AKC alerts. Clicking on an article below will take you to the that alert on the AKC Page. For the complete list, visit the AKC Legislative Alerts page.