Individual Membership: Individual membership is defined as meaning only one (1) person eighteen (18) years of age or older. An individual member in good standing is entitled to one (1) vote.
Individual Membership: $35.00 | Southwest Chapter Individual Membership: $30.00
Youth Membership: Youth membership is defined as meaning only one (1) person twelve (12) to twentyfour (24) years old. A youth member is not entitled to vote, but is entitled to all other membership privilages.
Youth Membership: $10.00
Family Membership: Family membership is defined as those individuals within one (1) immediate family unit (parents and dependent children). Each family membership in good standing is entitled to two (2) votes.
Family Membership: $45.00 | High Desert or Southwest Chapter Family Membership: $40.00
Associate Membership: An Associate membership is defined as an individual or a non-profit organization as a group, interested in supporting the purposes as stated in the BCHU Bylaws. Associate members shall not be considered voting members. (Historically, an honorary membership bestowed by Chapter members for outstanding service or support.)
Patron Membership: A Patron membership is defined as an individual, company, or association interested in supporting the purposes stated in the BCHU Bylaws. Each Patron member in good standing is entitled to two (2) votes.
Patron Membership: $100.00 to $299.00
Benefactor Membership: A Benefactor membership is defined as an individual, company, or association interested in supporting the purposes stated in the BCHU Bylaws. Each Benefactor member in good standing is entitled to two (2) votes.
Benefactor Membership: $300.00
Duration of membership
Memberships are valid from 1 January to 31 December. Renewals received in 4th quarter of the calendar year are good through 31 Dec of the following year. Membership renewal dues not paid by 28 February of each year are delinquent and those persons or entities who are delinquent as of that time will be omitted from membership and shall cease being entitled to membership benefits of any kind in Back Country Horsemen of America, Back Country Horsemen of Utah, or any of the several local chapters comprising the Back Country Horsemen of Utah.
Joining a chapter of Back Country Horsemen of Utah is as simple as picking a chapter from the list on the left, filling out your membership application, and paying your dues. Go ahead, pick the chapter that is closest to where you live, and become a BCHU member today.
Other membership benefits
When you join BCHU, you will also automatically become a member of Back Country Horsemen of America (BCHA), the national organization, and includes quarterly copies of their National Newspaper.
Please Note: Currently BCHA budgets $19,000 annually for the four quarterly issues. In this age of technology, BCHA is looking to reduce expenses by cutting down the number of quarterly issues printed and mailed. One way is to receive your National Newspaper electronically. If you can, please indicate on your application that you would like to receive your quarterly newsletter electronically.