To be eligible to apply for ABGA membership, the applicant must be in good standing with The American Kennel Club and subscribe to the objectives of the ABGA as defined in the ABGA Constitution. All foreigners applying for ABGA membership must be in good standing with the national kennel club of their respective country and provide such in writing.
The following defines the ABGA membership types available to ABGA applicants. Please read this section carefully to determine the membership type that is best for you.
Regular ABGA Membership:
The ABGA provides a regular membership open to all eligible persons who are eighteen years of age and older and are residents of the United States of America. A regular member shall have full privileges of the Club, including the right to vote and serve as an officer, governor and/or on committees. To apply for regular membership the applicant must meet all of the following requirements at the time of application for membership:
- The applicant currently is an owner of record of an AKC registered Brussels Griffon(s).
- The applicant has been active in AKC recognized events for a minimum period of the past four years.
- The applicant has attended at least two ABGA national specialties or ABGA supported entries within the past four years.
- The applicant has attended one ABGA Breed Seminar within the past four years.
The ABGA will offer two types of Regular membership as follows:
- Regular Single – defined as one member who meets the requirements for regular membership and has one vote. A regular single membership receives one copy of each edition of the ABGA Bulletin.
- Regular Couple – defined as two persons living at the same address who each as a separate entity meet the requirements for regular membership and who each as a separate entity has one vote. A regular couple membership receives one copy of each edition of the ABGA Bulletin.