MEMBERSHIP

NEWDA Membership

NEWDA, a Group Member Organization affiliate within the United States Dressage Federation (USDF) group membership offers opportunities at many levels: Business, Family, Individual, Junior orSponsorship. With your GM membership, you become eligible to participate in NEWDA's many programs, events and receive membership discounts when offered.

Membership – December 1st – November 30th

• Group membership* (GM) in the United States Dressage Federation (USDF), which includes 10 issues of the award winning USDF Connection magazine; plus access to the digital version. *Any membership received after August 30th will not include a GM membership with USDF or receive any other USDF services. * Group Members cannot participate in USDF Year-End Awards as program requires a separate Participating Member (PM) membership.

• GM is issued directly through a Group Member Organizatio (GMO), not by joining USDF directly.

• Only individuals that renew their USDF Participating, Business, or Group membership before Dec. 30th receive the yearbook issue of USDF Connection.

• "Join" local chapter Facebook groups

• "Like" our Facebook page – New Dressage Association

NEWDA Perks

• Voting membership in a Local Chapter (Eastern, Northeast, Southern, Western)

• NEWDA and USDF website access containing local chapter, state, national and internationalnews, educational articles, shows and clinic information, calendar of events, classified ads and advertisements.

• Eligibility to compete for NEWDA year-end awards

• Eligibility to participate in our NEWDA Scholarship Programs

• Educational seminars, clinics and lectures by local, nationally & internationally known instructors, veterinarians and equestrian experts.

• Competitions sponsored by NEWDA chapters

• Member discounted rate at NEWDA events

• NEWDA offers the opportunity to meet and talk with other horse enthusiasts through chapter meetings, special social events, chapter parties, and annual meeting and awards banquet.

USDF GM Perks

Access to Members of a USDF Group Member Organization (GMO) enjoy all the benefits of their GMO and USDF through one membership process. By joining a GMO, members automatically become a member of the only national organization devoted exclusively to dressage.

Benefits Include:

• eTRAK, USDF’s online learning center for dressage and equine education. Through one convenient location, access hundreds of educational resources, engage in structured learning activities, and earn USDF University Program credit!

• Ten issues of the award-winning USDF Connection magazine

• Access to the digital version of USDF Connection

• Full access to all non-retail titles on the USDF app

• Eligibility to compete as rider and/or owner at USEF-licensed/USDF-recognized shows

• Eligibility for USDF Rider Awards (Rider Performance Awards, Bronze, Silver and Gold Medal, Freestyle Gold, Silver and Bronze Bar, Master’s Challenge)

• Eligibility for USDF/Dover Saddlery Adult Amateur National Merit Award

• Access to “members only” section of the USDF website

• E-newsletters sent by USDF, which helps Group Members stay in touch with what is happening at USDF

• A USDF Group Member card which can be used at USDF competitions and an online membership card available for printing, at any time, free of charge

• Discounted rates at USDF educational events

• Discount in the USDF store

• Discounts with USDF’s Member Perks Partners

• Eligibility to earn USDF University Program credit

• Representation at the BOG through the GMO delegate

• Eligibility to receive a Ruth Arvanette Memorial Fund grant, which funds convention attendance

• Eligibility for the Regional GMO Volunteer of the Year Award

• GMO youth members (21 and under) are eligibility for the USDF Youth Volunteer of the Year Award, USDF Shining Star Awards, and USDF Arts and Creativity Contest

• Eligibility for the “L” Education Program

• Grants funded by The Dressage Foundation are available to USDF Group Members

Business Member Benefits

• Benefits valued at $175

• Includes multiple ads on the website and a Facebook shout out

New Dressage Association

Note: New/renewal memberships are processed weekly. A confirmation welcome email is sent members by a NEWDA volunteer Membership Recorder. Thank you for your patience.


USDF Discounts

• 10% Discount - USDF Store
• Discounted rate at USDF Events

Member Benefits

• USRider
($29 reduction in activation fee for new USRider members)
• Premier Equestiran
(5% discount)
• DressageTrainingOnline.com
(25% discount)
• MyDressageStats.com
(One Free Month
• DressageClinic.com
(15% Discount)
• DressageMeetingOnline.com
(15% Discount)

USDF Resources

• 10 issues of USDF Connection and online access to the magazine
• USDF Member Guide
• Full access to E-Track, USDF's online learning center for dressage and equine education
• Full access to USDFscores.com, the official USDF source for the most accurate and complete dressage scores


Reminder regarding membership

Please keep in mind that to be eligible for Adequan/USDF Year-End Awards or to qualify for Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Dressage Championships, you must have a USDF Participating Membership (PM) and your horse must have a USDF Horse Identification Number or a Lifetime Horse Registration at the time scores are earned and qualifying rides are ridden. This is separate from your NEWDA GMO membership.


MEMBERSHIP CLASSIFICATION & FEES

BUSINESS - $165
Includes a USDF Group Membership, one individual voting privilege, business card ad (must provide business card), SIB listing and recognition on the NEWDA website.

INDIVIDUAL - $50
For 18 yrs. & over as of Jan. 1st of the current membership year. Includes USDF Group Membership, & voting privilege for the individual.

FAMILY OPTIONS
1. Primary member + 1 add'l member - $80
2. Primary member + 2 add'l members - $105
3. Primary member + 3 add'l members - $135
Family membership may be composed of 2,3, or 4 people; Primary (adult) and 1 or 3 additional family members with the same last name or same home address a primary member as defined by USDF. Family membership include one NEWDA voting privilege and 2 to 4 USDF Group Memberships. Note: Remember to list all of the member's names and birth dates of any Junior/Young riders.

JUNIOR - $40
Must be 17 or under as of Jan 1st of current membership year.
Includes one USDF Group Membership, & one voting privilege.
Note: Remember to list your birth date with your name on the membership form!

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION
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