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December 1, 2016 to November 30, 2017
Come Join the Fun!
You can be a show volunteer, committee member or chairperson,
club officer, or an active, interested member! Somewhere within
the structure of NODA, there is a niche for YOU!
Membership Questions? Membership@nodarider.org
Which one is right for you?
"FULL" Adult and Youth Memberships
include USDF Membership and USDF Benefits!
$45 Adult Full Membership
$35 Youth Full Membership
Sign up for YOUTH membership UNLESS you are 22 or older in 2012. If you turn 22 or older in 2012, you must sign up for Adult Amateur or Professional membership. YOUTH are Junior and Young Riders. NODA schooling shows and year-end awards may have separate Junior categories. Consult the NODA Schooling Show Prize List and Year End Awards guidelines for the definition of the Junior category.
$20 Additional Family Member Full Membership
Use for family members of an ADULT member or a YOUTH member. For families (spouses, parents, children) who want FULL memberships, the primary family member must sign up for either ADULT or YOUTH membership. Other family member(s) can sign up for ADDITIONAL membership to receive full member benefits.
$24 "NODA News" Newsletter
** Subscription ONLY **
For those who wish to receive printed newsletter only. Please note this subscription option is not a NODA membership, and it does not include any NODA or USDF GMO member benefits.
For NODA Juniors, Young Riders, and Adults
To win 2018 Scholarship, you must apply in 2017
(Application Deadline: October 1)
The education of our Amateur members (Junior, Young Rider and Adult) is very important to NODA as riders, horse owners, and possible future trainers. NODA will offer a total for four (4) scholarships: Two (2) Junior/Young Rider Scholarships, and Two (2) Adult Amateur Scholarships. An amateur member may be awarded a scholarship once every three years.
Scholarships may be used for any educational dressage event. This includes all dressage clinics, symposiums, lessons, and other dressage education events. Scholarship funds may not be applied to show fees, board bills, or leasing costs. Application Deadline: October 1, 2016
for NODA Horse Professional Members
Do you attend education seminars,
USEF or USDF events, programs, or functions?
(Grants may not be used for riding clinics).
NODA Membership Benefits
USDF "Group Member" Membership NODA Schooling Shows Discounted Entry Fee Schooling Show Series Championship participation Year-End Awards & Scholarships Professional Education Grants Amateur Scholarships (Juniors, Young RIders, Adults) Free or Discounted Fees to attend NODA sponsored/
supported Education Events
NODA Officer or Board Member eligibility "NODA News" Newsletter` NODA Website: www.nodarider.org FREE Classified Ads in Newsletter and Website Annual Member Handbook & Equine Services Directory Meet other horse enthusiasts OPEN Member Meetings with Potluck Dinners & Educational Presentations Horsemen's Corral Subscription Discount
$10 for NODA Members (regularly $30) Learn More
Volunteer Opportunities that provide valuable NODA Bucks.
(NODA bucks can be used to pay for
any NODA sponsored events)
NODA Membership ALSO Includes
USDF Group Member (GMO) Benefits
Publications, Phone App, Membership Card
o USDF Member Guide (annual publication)
o USDF Connection Magazine
10 issues per year available on-line at www.usdf.org and/or
you may receive by U.S. Mail plus YEAR-BOOK Edition
o USDF APP provides full access to all non-retail titles
o USDF e-News Newsletters
o USDF GMO Card for USDF compeititons
USDF Eligibility to:
o USDF University Program earned credit
o USDF/Dover Saddlery Adult Amateur National
o Participate in Rider Performance Award Programs
o Compete at USEF-licensed/USDF-recognized
o e-TRAK Full access to USDF's On-line learning
center for dressage and equine education
o USDFScores.com: Full access to the Official USDF
source accurate and complete dressage scores
o Representation at USDF Board of Govenors via
o Ruth Arvanette Grant (funds USDF convention
o GMO Volunteer of the Year, Youth Volunteer of the
Year, Shining Star, Arts & Creativity Contest Awards
o USDF "L" Education Porgram
o The Dressage Foundation Grants
o Member-discount rates including annual convention,
national symposium, adult clinics, Jr/YR clinics, and
the Trainers’ Conference
o UDSF Store Member Discount
USDF’s Member Perks Partner Discounts
o DressageClinic.com 15% discount
$10 off $100+ purchases
o DressageTrainingOnline.com 25% discount
o HotelStorm 10-55% hotel savings
o Farmvet.com 5% discount
o MyDressageStats.com 1 free month
o Premier Equestrian 5% discount
o USRider New Member $29 Activation Fee
Northern Ohio Dressage Association
USDF GMO No. 211
The USDF has approximately 130 affiliated dressage clubs, or Group Member Organizations (GMOs), across the United States and Canada. These clubs submit their membership rosters to the USDF office. By joining your local GMO, you automatically become a group member (GM) of USDF. To learn more about how your group membership contributes to your GMOs voting strength at the Board of Governors meeting, click here.
USDF Group Member Membership Cards are mailed by USDF. You get a USDF Group Membership Card unless you are a current USDF PM (Participating Member), or unless you are already a member of some other GMO. You only get one card from the USDF. Group Membership (GM) FAQs from USDF may be found at www.usdf.org/faqs/gmo.asp#7. Your USDF number will be the same whether you have a Participating Membership (PM) or a Group Membership (GM) because once you are assigned a USDF number, it does not change. (NOTE: These GMO member cards are acceptable proof of USDF Membership at USEF-licensed/USDF-recognized shows. The USEF membership card, which you must also present at recognized competitions, can also be found on the USDF web site.
NODA Membership cards are available only if requested, because the online membership roster on the MEMBERSHIP page of www.nodarider.org is used as verification of membership for all NODA activities. If you would like a hardcopy NODA membership card, please contact Fran Cverna, Membership Chair, at Membership@nodarider.org or 440-834-1774.
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