Any person in good standing with the American Kennel Club whose residence is in either North or South Carolina, and who subscribes to the purposes of Piedmont Collie Club is eligible to join the Club. Each applicant shall apply on a Piedmont Collie Club application form (please see Membership Application) and shall agree to abide by the Club’s constitution and by-laws, Code of Ethics, and the rules of The American Kennel Club. Applications must be fully completed and signed by the applicant and two sponsors. Applications shall be turned in to the Corresponding Secretary of the Club and each application shall be read at the first meeting of the Club following its receipt. Applicants must attend two Club functions prior to action being taken on their applications. The application will then be voted upon by the membership and payment of dues for the current year shall be given to the Treasurer. Annual dues are $20.00 for Individual membership and $25.00 for Family membership. If a membership is voted upon and approved during the last quarter of the year, the dues being paid will apply to the next year.