Hoosier Labrador Retriever Club, Inc. Membership Application

Hoosier Labrador Retriever Club, Inc. Membership Application

Hoosier Labrador Retriever Club, Inc. Membership Application

(Revised 1-26-2014)

The objectives of the Hoosier Labrador Retriever Club are:

  • To encourage and promote the ethical breeding of purebred Labrador Retrievers,
  • To urge members and breeders to accept the Standard of the Breed as approved by the American Kennel Club,
  • To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed,
  • To encourage sportsmanlike conduct at all dog competitions,
  • To conduct sanctioned matches, licensed specialty shows, obedience trials, field events and all other performance events under the rules of the American Kennel Club, and
  • To educate the public in responsible ownership and breeding practices.

Membership is open to individuals eighteen (18) years of age or older. An application must be completed and submitted with the membership fee and signed sponsorship of two voting members currently in good standing with the HRLC, Inc. Upon receipt of the completed application with signatures of two current voting members, membership fee and attendance at two club functions (including at least one membership meeting), the applicant shall be eligible to election to the club. The affirmative vote of three-fourths of the club members present and voting at a general membership meeting shall admit the applicant to membership. The applicant shall be notified by mail of his or her membership status within 30 days of the election. The club’s fiscal year is November 1-October 31. Membership fees are due annually in the month of October. The annual membership fee is $50.00.

Applicant Information

Name (Mr., Dr., Mrs., Miss, etc.):______

Street Address: ______

City: ______State: ______Zip: ______

Home Phone: ______Work Phone: ______Cell Phone: ______

Email: ______

Web Site: ______

Business, Profession or Occupation: ______

Breeding prefix or kennel name (if any): ______

Please answer all questions

  1. Have you exhibited in:

_____ Conformation _____ Obedience

_____ Tracking_____ Field Tests

_____ Hunt Tests _____ NAHRA events

_____ Other Events (Please list): ______

  1. How long have you owned purebred dogs? _____ years
  1. Which breeds? ______
  1. Do you belong to other All Breed or Specialty Clubs: __ Yes __ No (If yes, please list):


  1. Are you an AKC License Handler? __ Yes __ No
  1. Are you an AKC Judge? __ Yes __ No (If yes, please list breeds and classes):


  1. Please indicate how you would participate and assist in Club activities:

_____ Specialty Show _____ Clerical

_____ Match Show _____ Stewarding

_____ Publicity _____ Obedience Work

_____ Newsletter _____ Field Work

_____ Website_____ Board Member or Officer

_____ Hospitality, refreshments _____ Educational Programs

_____ Trophies _____ Entertainment (Fun Days/picnics)

_____ Health Clinics(eye, heart, etc.) _____ Committee Chair

_____ Event Chairman _____ General Helper

By my signature on this application I agree to abide by the By-Laws of the Hoosier Labrador Retriever Club, Inc. and the rules of the American Kennel Club.


Applicant Signature Date


Sponsor Signature Sponsor’s Printed Name & Date


Sponsor Signature Sponsor’s Printed Name & Date

Applicants must attend two Club events (including one membership meeting) before submitting their application. Please indicate the events and the dates attended.


Event Date


Event Date

Submit application and membership fee ($50) in person or by mail to:

Pete Zimmerman, HLRC President, 1328 Michigan Ave., Logansport, IN 46947.