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Become an ATA Member!

Memberships are annual from January 1 through December 31 before renewing. If you join in September, of one year, you will be paid through the following year. After joining, we send you a membership card with your individual number that will carry through each renewal.  As a member, you will also have a chance to provide feedback/suggestions and vote on ATA Sanctioned Competition Rules annually. Additionally, All Level II and Level III member trainers can have their events and classes listed on the ATA Events calendar, and you will be listed under the ATA Trainers tab on our website.

Level I: Individual member $35, annually

For dog owners who want to train their own dog. Individual members are full voting members of the ATA, and will receive the Beginner Trainer handbook (which includes the curriculum) and the ATA Sanctioned Competition Rules through an email link. You will also be invited to join our yahoo group to ask questions, post videos and pictures, receive training tips and notification of events and competitions. To join at Level I, click here to fill out the registration form.

Level II: Professional Trainer $100, annually

For positive reinforcement trainers who want to add Treibball classes to their existing class schedule, or who want to become a certified ATA regional/local Treibball trainer. Level II members are full voting members of the Association, and will receive the three ATA Trainer handbooks: Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced (all of which includes the curriculum), and the ATA Sanctioned Competition Rules through an email link. Level II members are automatically invited to join our yahoo email discussion group, and are eligible to attend ATA Trainer Academies–after completion, you will be listed on our website as an ATA Certified Treibball Trainer (CATT).

We require your IRS Tax ID number (no social security numbers), website, and two professional references: one veterinary reference and a business/client reference. Please send this information through our Contact Form first, before registering. Once we approve your application, you will notified that you can register for membership. Do not fill out the registration form until we notify you.

Level III: Regional/Local Dog Training Club, Breed Club or Association $200, annually

Level III members are usually facilities that are voting members of the ATA, and must have at least one positive reinforcement trainer dedicated to the group. Clubs or Associations may send a representative to quarterly meetings. Clubs will receive the three ATA Trainer handbooks: Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced (all of which includes the curriculum), and the ATA Sanctioned Competition Rules. Level III members are automatically invited to join our yahoo email discussion group.  Clubs are allowed to hold sanctioned competitions, and may send a representative to ATA Trainer Academies.

We require your IRS Tax ID number (no social security numbers), website, and two professional references: one veterinary reference and a business/client reference. Please send this information through our Contact Form first, before registering. Once we approve your application, you will be notified that you can register for membership. Do not fill out the registration form until we notify you.