Scottsdale, AZ – March 31, 2017
As of March 31st, as decided by your Board of Directors, we have filed the necessary paperwork to become an American Motorcyclist Association Chartered Club. So, what does that mean?
After the considerable amount of work you have done to get your organization together, you will want to make sure that you and the other members are going to get the most out of your activities. The AMA can help you.
The AMA remains the only national organization devoted to providing a full range of services to America’s motorcyclists and is equipped to effectively work for the betterment of all forms of motorcycling. Whether a rider prefers motocross or touring, the AMA exists to keep the fun in motorcycling for everyone. Over 260,000 motorcycle enthusiasts support AMA activities through their annual membership dues.
Your organization will enjoy many services and benefits through its AMA affiliation. A full-time Government Relations Department actively and effectively combats all forms of legislation and regulation unfair to motorcyclists. AMA Racing and AMA Organizer Services departments help organize events. The AMA sponsors public relations and safety campaigns geared toward overcoming the negative image of motorcycling held by some non-riders. By chartering your organization with the AMA, your status is acknowledged on the AMA website (AmericanMotorcyclist.com), which can lead to increased membership and exposure.
The Association has gained the respect of legislators and regulators throughout the nation with its government relations work, and this relationship pays dividends. Time and again, the AMA Government Relations Department has given clubs help to get public-use permits for organized events.
Sanctioning both recreational and competition events nationwide, the AMA provides a uniform set of rules covering many types of motorcycling activities. With these, members know their abilities will be fairly judged. The popularity of AMA rules is seen in the 4,000 events offered each year by AMA organizers.
Also, the AMA is assisted by the AMA Congress. Representatives from every AMA district attend this annual meeting to establish and define rules. Each AMA-chartered promoting organizer has the privilege of voting for Congress delegates, providing a say in how the AMA functions.
Affiliation with the AMA gives your organization direction and focus. Your charter provides immediate benefits and, at the same time, incorporates you into a national community in which your image is enhanced and through which you can better work for your interest, the interests of your community and the interests of motorcycling on a national scale.
Click the logo below to join the AMA.