Chatuge Gun Club, Inc.
P.O. Box 86  
Hiawassee, GA 30546

DUES & MEMBERSHIP POLICY
1.        The initial dues and membership fee, payable upon joining the club, is $60.00.

2.        Subsequent annual dues for members is $35.00.

3.        Annual dues may be paid beginning January 1st of each calendar year and become past
due following the regular annual meeting held on the third Tuesday in April.  Following the
annual meeting, there will be a “grace period” ending May 31 during which dues may be paid
without penalty.  After this date the member will be removed from the membership list and
must re-apply for membership.

4.        Dues may be paid at any regular business meeting of the Chatuge Gun Club.  

5.        Dues also may be mailed to the Post Office Box 86, Hiawassee, GA 30546 any time after
1 January of that year.

6.        Key cards will be activated and range access granted upon timely payment of dues.

7.         Key cards will be rendered inactivate and range access denied on and after 1 June of
that year if dues are in arrears.

8.        Failure to pay annual dues by 1 June of that calendar year will constitute default on the
part of the member.  After that date the member may rejoin the club by re-applying at the full
initial membership fee rate of $60.00 and attending the range briefing.

9.        It is each member's responsibility to pay his or her dues in a timely fashion without
invoice or annual statement.

10.        New memberships paid for between January 1st and the date of the annual meeting
will carry over and be effective through the annual meeting of the following calendar year.

11.        Lost key cards may be replaced to the member for a fee of $25.

12.        Each member is responsible for keeping the Club advised of the member’s current
address, e-mail and telephone numbers.

13.        A new member certifies to the club and, as a condition of continued membership,
recertifies by payment of annual dues, that:
A.        The member has read and fully understands the current range rules and that both the
member and his/her guests will abide by those rules at all times while at the range;
B.        The member understands that violation of the rules can be grounds for loss of
membership and forfeiture of all dues and fees paid; and,
C.        The member has not been convicted of a felony in any federal, state or local
jurisdiction and is not otherwise disqualified from lawfully possessing or using firearms.

Rev: 7/23/16                   
          
For membership questions, contact - Ed Jones at - chatugememberships@gmail.com
P.O. Box 86, Hiawassee, Georgia 30546. Do not send any fees (cash/checks) in with the application.
•        Chatuge Gun Club requires that all new members attend a “New Members Orientation” to learn
about the club layout and become familiar with the range rules and regulations.  
•        Prior to the Safety Briefing, please review our
Range Rules which are found at the website –
chatugegunclub.com; Please print a copy of these rules to bring to the Orientation with you.  
•        Chatuge Gun Club Membership Orientation Presentations are offered the SECOND SATURDAY each
month.  Upon review of the application, you will be contacted by phone and scheduled to attend an
Orientation Presentation of the Chatuge Gun Club.  Location of the venue and meeting time will be
provided at this time.  Allow three hours for this session.
•        Upon the completion of the Orientation Presentation, completion of a brief quiz to assure the
material covered is fully understood and agreed to, applications are processed, fees collected and, the
new member will be issued an identification badge and a proximity card which activates the range
access gate.
•        The first year’s dues are $60.00 and $35.00 per year thereafter.
•        Since the size of the meeting group is limited, failure to attend your scheduled meeting time will
result in your application being moved to the end of the waiting list.  While we would regret doing so,
failure to attend multiple scheduled sessions may be grounds for refusal of membership;
•        Each new member certifies to the Club, and as a condition of continued membership, recertifies by
payment of annual dues, that:
1.        The member has read and fully understands the current Range Rules and that both the member
and his or her guests will abide by those rules at all times while at the range;
2.        The member understands that violation of the rules can be grounds for loss of membership and
forfeiture of all dues and fees paid; and,
3.        The member has not been convicted of a felony in any federal, state or local jurisdiction and is not
otherwise disqualified from lawfully possessing or using firearms.
SAFETY
THE FINAL
Responsibility
IS
YOURS
4-25-17
Your current dues year is printed on the top, left-hand corner of the
mail label on your next newsletter.
**Members can receive a copy of the Club By-Laws, Rules or Policies by submitting a
request to any club officer.
For New Members, click Application at the bottom of this page.