HOW TO JOIN IFCS
According to the principles of Olympic Charter only one organization can become IFCS member.
If your country is already presented in the IFCS by full or associated member – national organization, on matters of development of cynological sport, please, contact the national organization.
If your country is not presented in the IFCS by full or associated member – national organization yet, the matter about membership of your country in the IFCS can be considered by IFCS Council.
An organization, which intends to become IFCS member fill application file and with necessary documents send it to the IFCS headquarters. List of the documents specified by the Regulations “Membership in International Federation of Cynological Sports”.
IFCS Council can grant provisional membership for two years to an organization if for some reasons it can not become full or associated member.
An organization, which intends to cooperate with IFCS can begin interaction from getting of official recognition by IFCS. Official recognition is not the form of membership and can be cancelled at any moment (for ex., granting membership to the other organization of the same country). At the same time status of officially recognized organization is good for the beginning of interaction with IFCS.
Please, do not hesitate to contact IFCS hedaquarters on matters of cooperation with the IFCS.
FOR NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (FEDERATIONS, UNIONS, ASSOCIATIONS) ON CYNOLOGICAL SPORT OR ONE OF ITS DISCIPLINES
A national organization, which develops more than one discipline of cynological sports, can intend to become IFCS full member.
A national organization, which develops only one discipline of cynological sports, can intend to become IFCS associated member.
FOR LOCAL CLUBS
Local clubs can intend to become IFCS provisional members for two years. At the same time a local club shell sign guarantee letter that the club will works for creation of national organization in the country.
After the two years IFCS can refuse in provisional membership if national organization is not created and the IFCS provisional member doesn’t produce cogent arguments to prolong provisional membership in the IFCS.
FOR GROUPS OF PEOPLE
If you present a group of people, which is not organization and your country is not presented by full, associate or provisional member in the IFCS, please do not hesitate contact IFCS. IFCS Council will give you necessary explanations about possibly ways of cooperation with the IFCS.
For example, IFCS can grant to your group status of the IFCS representative in the country.