Joining Our Club

As an AMA-charted club, we adhere to and comply with the safety code and governing regulations of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA). All prospective members who seek membership with the Bend Aero Modelers (BAM) must agree to and accept AMA's safety code and BAM's by-laws as well as Field Safety Guidelines as part of the application process.

NOTE: Per our by-laws, all new memberships are probationary for a period of 6 months.

Membership Options

When joining our club, you can choose from the following membership options (as appropriate):

NOTE: All new memberships, except Super Senior and Youth Memberships, involve a one-time initiation fee. The initiation fee covers the processing of your application and includes one (1) club hat as well as one (1) personalized name tag per application (Youth Memberships also include one hat and one name tag). Additional hats and name tags can be purchased separately upon request.

Application Process

Please follow the below steps to start the application process.

Step 1: Confirm the following requirements before applying (if applicable).

Step 2: Confirm your AMA status.

Step 3: Complete the application form.

Step 4: Prepare the payment for your membership.

Step 5: Submit your application.