Proposed Rule Changes AGM

There are proposals to change the following Club Rules detailed below. There will be a vote held on each of these proposals at the AGM (25th February at the Bird in Hand public house, Lower Stondon).


Current rule:

18. No bitches in season are allowed in the hall for training classes.

Proposed rule change (delete strikethrough):

18. No bitches in season are allowed in the hall for training classes.


Current rule:

26. The Society will make a list of members and their addresses available for inspection, if so requested by members of the Club or by the Kennel Club.

Proposed rule change (delete strikethrough section add starred section):

26. The Society will make a list of members and their addresses available for inspection, if so requested by members of the Club or by the Kennel Club *or law enforcement agencies*.

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Annual General Meeting

7.30pm Monday 25th February 2019
Bird in Hand Pub, Bedford Road, Lower Stondon, Henlow, SG16 6DZ

Please see the letter below.

You must be a fully paid up member to vote at the AGM and have attended at least eight training sessions within the past year.

Items for the Agenda

If you would like a matter included in the AGM Agenda, please send it to the Secretary in writing, not later than 14 days prior to the AGM.

Nomination to the Committee

There are three positions vacant on the Committee along with the position of Treasurer. Three current Committee Members are standing for re-election along with the current Treasurer.

If you would be interested in being more actively involved in the club, one way is to join the Committee. The Committee holds meetings approximately five times a year and its members are involved in making decisions to promote and improve the Club.

To be nominated for a position on the Committee you must have been a member of the club for at least one year and have attended training sessions on a regular basis throughout the year.

If you would like to be nominated for a position on the Committee, please fill in a Nomination form (below), proposed and seconded, including the signature of the person proposed. Forms can be sent to the Club Secretary at the address at the top of the letter not later than 14 days prior to the AGM.


2019 AGM letter

Nomination form

2018 AGM Minutes

Achievements During 2018

David Anderson is compiling a list of agility members’ achievements for the AGM at the end of February.

You may have got your first straight weave, clear round, won up a grade, qualified for Olympia/Crufts etc.

Please send your achievements to david.a@letchworthdtc.org.uk or add a comment to the post on our Facebook Group. Please follow the format shown below – one achievement per line – e.g.:
David and Skye – first clear round

Annual Membership Due

New Term

Agility training resumes on 15th January. Please look out for any changes to classes. This block is up until 9th April. There will be no training on 12th February.

  • For Class 1 and Class 4 the fee is £30.00 for the block plus the annual membership fee detailed below.
  • For all other classes the fee is £27.50 for the block plus the annual membership fee detailed below.

The different prices are due to the later classes being cancelled because of a fire alarm last term.

Annual Membership

The annual membership fee is £10.00 per adult handler and £5.00 per handler under 18. Please show an Instructor or a Committee member your dog’s vaccination certificate and also the vaccination certificates of any other dogs you bring to the training venue.

Membership renewal for 2019 can only be accepted on the completion of a 2019 Membership form, proof of ongoing vaccination and the full payment of the annual membership fee per handler. The annual membership fee must be paid before 31st January.

Membership Form

Below is a Membership Renewal form for 2019. The form can be filled in on your computer before printing. If the form does not display correctly in your browser, please press the ‘Open With Different Viewer’ button at the top to open in a separate reader.

Paper copies of the Membership form will also be available from the club but completing a form in advance will save time at training.

Email News

The tick-box underneath the email address form field allows us to subscribe you to send you email updates about training cancellations and forthcoming events. Tick this by clicking on the box if you are filling in the form using your computer. You can leave this mailing list at any time.

We would like to encourage all members to do this, since it is the easiest way we have of informing members of training cancellations.

Emergency Details

We collect emergency contact details and any medical conditions or allergies you think we should be aware of in the event of a medical emergency.

Filling in this section is optional.

The contact name, phone number and the details as given of any medical conditions or allergies will also be stored in an online database accessible by Instructors and Committee Members only.

Data Protection Policy

Page 2 of the membership form is our data protection policy. By signing the membership form, members consent to their details being stored as stated in the policy.

Code of Conduct

By signing your membership form, you agree to abide by our Code of Conduct. A copy is included below.


Membership Form 2019

Club Rules

Code of Conduct