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To join the HCRPC:
Download and complete the application form, then give it to the VP-Membership at the next Club meeting along with your check. You can also write to the VP-Membership using the form below. Details on joining and renewing are provided below.
Mail the completed application with your check to the address below or deliver at the first club
meeting that you attend. ¶¶Any citizen of the United States, eighteen years of age or older, is eligible to make application for membership to this
club. All applicants for membership shall be sponsored by a member of the club. The sponsoring member shall be a
member in good standing and have been active in the club for at least one year. The applicant for membership must
present him/herself at a quarterly or special meeting of the club and introduce him/herself to the membership. The
applicant must also participate in one additional club activity prior to induction. Acceptance to the club by two-thirds
vote of the quorum at a quarterly or special meeting is required. ¶¶However, The requirement for participation in one additional club activity prior to induction may be waved by a two
thirds vote of the quorum if the sponsoring member will appear at a club meeting and personally attest that he/she has had
personal knowledge of the good character, integrity, and reliability of the applicant for at least a one year period prior to
the making of the application. All other requirements still apply, including the AGC required safety briefing. ¶¶New members who wish to use the facilities of the Patapsco Ranges will be required to have a familiarization by the club's
Range Safety Officer on the Patapsco Ranges and all safety requirements and procedures, and to sign a statement of their
understanding and willingness to comply therewith before being issued a range badge.
Bring your completed application to the January club meeting with your check and mailing label
from your NRA magazine, or mail to the address given here. Make your check payable to: Howard County Rifle and Pistol Club or HCRPC.
(Please do NOT write Inc. on your check.) Mail to: HCRPC c/o Montgomery, 14718 Dorsey Mill Road, Glenwood MD 21738
OVERVIEW OF RULES AND REGULATIONS
HCRPC membership runs from January 1st through December 31st. A renewal grace period of THREE MONTHS,
January-March, is observed. After March, you will be considered a new applicant and the new member initiation fee will
be assessed. Membership fee is $12.50 after June 30th, $10.00 for those who elect e-mail distribution of the newsletter.
New member applications in November/December will be considered as being made in the following January for the
purpose of fees.
An HCRPC renewal membership requires continuous, year-to-year HCRPC membership with no lapse in membership
standing. Since 1993, all new and renewing members are required to be members of the NRA while they are members of
HCRPC. To renew on-line, go to https://membership.nrahq.org/forms/renew.asp
AGC RANGE BADGE POLICY
Range Badges are sold by The Associated Gun
Clubs of Baltimore (AGC) at their office on the Barnes Rifle Range. Badge sales
for the upcoming year commence mid-November and badges continue to be sold
every weekend throughout the year. Range badges are also sold at our January
business meeting, after you pay your HCRPC fee(s) and receive your HCRPC
Membership Card for the New Year. When paying for the Range Badge, your must
show photo identification and your current HCRPC membership card. You may pay
for and receive your membership card at the January meeting, or we can mail it
to you after we receive your renewal application and check. AGC range badges
are valid from January 1st through December 31st, with a grace period for
renewal of ONE MONTH. The AGC Range Badge fee is prorated by one-half for NEW
MEMBERS joining the club after June 30th.
Howard County Rifle and Pistol Club, Marriottsville MD