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General Requirements for Professional Members

  • Professional dog trainers (as defined by AKC)  who want to use the CRTA grounds for exercising and/or professional training of retrievers. A maximum of three (3) memberships are available for professional trainers whose primary training use of CRTA grounds takes place on the Denverton and Grizzly Ranch grounds (sold out for 2018 - a waiting list is available).

  • Member in good standing of a retriever club or association that has joined the CRTA as a Member club.<Click here for List of Member Clubs>

  • Good Sportsman

  • Good Character

  • No recent occasion of any of the following:

    • Abuse of a dog

    • Abuse of grounds

  • Not under suspension or disbarment by AKC, UKC, HRC, NAHRA, or a professional trainers' association.

2018 Professional Membership Fees

  • Professional Membership (annual): $1000
    (Includes privileges for one professional assistant when training with the professional member.)

  • If joining later in the year reduced fees may apply. See page 2 of application form for fees.

  • If spring training at Goose Lake only (Jan 1 - April 30): $600. See application form for details.

2018 Camping Fees

  • Nightly member camping if not pre-paid: $20 per night

  • Pre-paid Camping (annual): $150
    Trailers cannot be left in the Denverton campground if unoccupied at night unless member has the Special Pre-paid Camping, below.

  • Special Pre-paid Camping (annual): $300. Separate agreement required.

  • Spring pre-paid camping at Goose Lake only: $110

  • If joining later in the year reduced fees may apply. See page 2 of application form for fees.

How to Join

Click on the each of the forms to the right (.pdf format) and print them out.

Further instructions are on the forms.


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