There are many benefits to membership in the Federation, the governing body for the original freestyle.
- A strong supportive and sharing community
- Titling events and competitions throughout the United States
- Guilds, regional groups of members, to share training technically, artistically and creatively, meet quarterly
- On-line mentoring program
Learning and resource center (subscription)
- Quarterly Newsletter-The Paws to Dance
- Biennual Retreats
- A training methodology—Freestyle DogWork
- Web site with a members only area
- Members discussion forum
- Level titles, championships, special awards and patches for first time placements
- Hall of Fame nominations
- Music Editing assistance
- Statistical support
- Protocols and Federation assistance for titling events
- Trained judges for Titling Events
- Judges Training program and yearly review sessions for judges
- Certification program for DogWork instructors for all training levels.
- Online newsletters, current and archival
- Most demos and competitions are recorded
- Annual membership fee: $25.00 per calendar year
(Membership applications received after October 1 are good through the end of the following calendar year)
- Lifetime membership fee: $200.00
To become a member of CFF, download and print the Membership Application form.
Membership Application Form.
Return your completed application to the following address:
Carl Tennille, CFF Treasurer
14430 Overlook Ridge Lane
Beaverdam, Va 23015-1787
Include a check (payable to CFF, Inc) for the $25 annual fee or the $200 lifetime fee. To pay by credit card, use our online payment system. We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover cards. If you use our online payment system you must still mail your application form to us.
A membership package will be mailed to you within two weeks. The package will include CFF's Constitution and By-Laws, a CFF rule book and a CFF membership pin
Click here to read the Constitution and By-laws of the Canine Freestyle Federation, Inc.