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There are lots of TICA affiliated clubs organizing shows and events all over the world (Click Here). But there are still quite a few blank spots on our map where no shows are happening. If you are interested in establishing TICA in your area, one way to do this is to create a new club and put on shows once or twice a year.
If you are interested in that idea, you should probably get in touch with your Regional Director (Click Here) or the existing clubs in your TICA region. They can give you important tips how to get started and what to keep in mind.
Once you are sure you want to create a new club, fill out the "Club Charter Application" which contains sample by-laws for your reference. Please keep in mind that your actual by-laws will depend on your local legislation - especially if you want to be registered as a not-for-profit club. You should also keep in mind that you don't have to declare your affiliation with TICA from the beginning. Depending on how your scenario it might be a good idea to get established as a local club first (in the legal sense of the word) and then apply for your TICA charter when you are starting with making your plans for your first show. One of the perks for new clubs is that they don't have to pay the full show license fees - but that offer only stands in the first year of your club's affiliation with TICA.
Club agrees to abide by all COVID-19 restrictions, rules and regulations whether issued by city, county, state or country (or any other governing locality) Should a club have any doubt as to whether they are permitted to proceed, TICA encourages clubs to consult their local authorities.
TICA does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.
TICA urges clubs to be sensitive to the areas in which it is holding its shows and to be as inclusive as possible.