Memberships

To Join The LCCIWLA

application

Print out and complete membership application.

Complete the downloadable application and sumbit it with either proof of online payment or check for the appropriate membership dues plus the initiation fee to a General Membership meeting. Checks should be made payable to LCC-IWLA. Please plan to arrive at least 20 minutes early to allow review of your membership application.

General Membership meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of every month at 8:00 PM at the Chapter House. At the General Membership meeting, each prospective member is asked to briefly introduce him/herself and tell us why he/she wishes to join the LCC-IWLA. Once the General Membership has approved the membership application, and the applicant has completed the requisite orientation, the new member will be given a temporary card to use until the annual membership identification card issued by the National IWLA arrives in the mail. You will also be issued an entry gate fob as long as your membership is current and are following the rules and regulations of the Chapter. Let's get started with understanding our fee policies.

It Matters When You Join

Membership Year| Jan 1 - June 30 || July 1 - Sep 30 || Oct 1 - Dec 31 |
The membership year begins January 1, ending on December 31. Note: Click the tabs above for additional "Join Date" instructions.
All persons approved for membership between January 1 and June 30 shall pay the full annual dues, plus the initiation fee, for the current year.
All persons approved for membership between July 1 and September 30 shall pay one half of the annual dues, plus the full initiation fee, for the current year.
All persons approved for membership between October 1 and December 31 shall pay the full annual dues, plus the full initiation fee, for the remainder of the current year plus the upcoming year. Membership requires the approval of the general membership.

Our Fee Schedule

Youth..........$38.00 (no initiation fee)

    • One person under the age of 18 who is related to a current member in good standing
    • Must be accompanied by an adult member at all times while on Chapter property
    • Not entitled to vote, hold office, act as a delegate to state division or national conventions
Student..........$80.00 (plus initiation fee $75.00)

  • One full-time student 18 years of age or over and less than 22 years of age
  • Entitled to vote, hold office, act as a delegate to state division or national conventions

 

Individual..........$150.00 (plus initiation fee $150.00)

  • One adult 18 years of age or over and under 65 years of age, and his/her immediate children under the age of 18 living at the same address
  • Entitled to vote, hold office, act as a delegate to state division or national conventions

 

Family..........$220.00 (plus initiation fee $150.00)

  • Two adults 19 years of age or over and under 65 years of age living at the same address, and their immediate children under the age of 18 living at the same address
  • Entitled to vote, hold office, act as a delegate to state division or national conventions

 

Senior Citizen..........$80.00 (plus initiation fee $150.00)

  • One adult, 65 years of age or over
  • Entitled to vote, hold office, act as a delegate to state division or national conventions

 

Senior Family..........$115.00 (plus initiation fee $150.00)

  • Two adults, at least one of whom is 65 years of age or older, living at the same address
  • Entitled to vote, hold office, act as a delegate to state division or national conventions

 

Annual Maintenance Fee..........$60.00 (to be paid on EVERY membership except youth and student)

 

Membership Orientation Requirements

Orientation is required for all adult members within 3 months of becoming a member. For a family membership, both adult family members are required to complete an orientation class. Completion of orientation is also required prior to using the chapter facilities and before the member will receive his/her annual membership identification card. Orientation classes provide:

      (1) an overview of the Chapter rules and regulations,

 

      (2) operation of the range equipment,

 

    (3) safety; and are recommended for the entire family

Orientation classes are typically held on the 3rd Saturday of every month starting at 7:45AM at the Chapter House for approximately 1.5 to 2 hours. Please check the website event calendar for the actual date and time of the next orientation class. The orientation includes a safety discussion portion on the rifle and skeet ranges (before the ranges open for the day) and if you do not arrive on time you may miss part of this and need to return next month before you can complete the orientation requirement and get your membership card.

If a member fails to meet the workday requirement, that member will be assessed a workday fee (currently $70.00) for that year in addition to the annual membership and maintenance fees.
Each member is required to fulfill a minimum of nine hours of direct service to the LCC-IWLA each year while he/she is a member, including the year the member joins the chapter. Active participation as an Officer, Director, State Delegate, National Delegate, Committee Chairperson, or active committee member (subject to verification by Committee Chairperson) also counts as meeting the workday requirement. If a member fails to meet the workday requirement, that member will be assessed a workday fee (currently $70.00) for that year. Members who are approved for membership between October 1 and December 31 are exempt from meeting the workday requirement for the year in which they join, but must fulfill the requirement in the following years. Exempt from the workday requirements are Youth, Student, Chapter Life (not Life members with National IWLA), active duty Military, Senior members, and members with physical disabilities.

New members will be assigned to one Chapter Committee Chairperson. The committee assignment shall last for a period of twelve months following approval as a member. A member may always work on more than one committee if he/she would like.

A list of committees follows:

Benefits of Membership

PositiveSSL_tl_transAnnual membership entitles each member access to the LCC-IWLA chapter grounds and events. Members will also receive the chapter updates and vote on qualifying matters electronically via e-mail.

Your LCC-IWLA membership includes membership with the National IWLA and with the Virginia Division IWLA. With the National IWLA membership, members receive an IWLA identification card, IWLA decals, and a subscription to the quarterly OUTDOOR AMERICA magazine. The Virginia Division membership includes a subscription to the CONSERVATION RECORD.

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