Membership

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Black Mountain Bowmen club member. Archers who frequent our range are encouraged to join for several reasons including:

  • To foster awarness of the sport of archery and the various types of shooting styles. As a member, you can answer questions new users may have and help provide a safer and friendlier shooting experience for all participants.
  • To teach the safety rules and guidlines for the proper use of the different target ranges
  • To generate club funds through yearly membership dues to help cover our maintanance cost.
  • To become an active member and help support the maintanance of the range by participating durring the monthly work parties.

New Members

Club membership for the entire household is $60/year* plus a $20 one-time registration fee. The dues are pro-rated at $5/month.

MonthDues Total MonthDues Total MonthDues Total MonthDues Total
January$60$80April$45$65July$30$50October$15$35
February$55$75May$40$60August$25$45November$10$30
March$50$70June$35$55September$20$40December$5$25

Renewals

Renewals are $60* and due by January 31st of each year.

* Members 65+ receive a 50% discount off the regular member price for new and renewal memberships. Registration fee is still $20.

Instructions to Join or Renew Your Membership

Joining or Renewing Online

There are 2 steps to renew or join online, please ensure to work through both steps to complete your membership.

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Step 1: click here to complete the BMB Membership form!

Step 2: Membership Online Payment: You *MUST* select the appropriate "ADD TO CART" below for either Online or mail-in application forms. See instructions below.

Instructions: Choose the appropriate membership type (New or Renewal) and select the current month from the drop-down, then click the "Add to Cart" button to pay the appropriate amount. Once you review your selection in your cart (you can also reach your cart by clicking "View Cart" below), follow the instructions to "Check out with Paypal" to complete your transaction. Please note that you *DO NOT* need a Paypal account to pay online, only a valid credit card and email address is needed.

New Membership: select if this is the first time you've applied to become a member of BMB. If you were NOT a BMB member in the prior year, you MUST select "New Member".
Renewal: select if you were a member of BMB the prior year.

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Joining or Renewing via Mail

  1. Print the application form and complete the information requested.
  2. Read, sign and date the "Agreement & Safety Clause".
  3. Make payment with Online Payment or mail-in Check for appropriate fees payable to: Black Mountain Bowmen (BMB)
  4. Send completed application (with mail-in check if selected) to:
    Black Mountain Bowmen (BMB)
    P.O. Box 18902
    San Jose, CA 95158-8902

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have and we hope to see you at the range soon!

Regional, State and National Organizations

Black Mountain Bowmen is part of the Mission Trails Bowhunter's Association. There are 6 clubs in the region including: Black Mountain Bowmen, Mt. Madonna Bowmen, King's Mountain Bowmen, Salinas Bowmen, Santa Cruz Archers, and Bowhunter's Unlimited. Being a part of the MTBA region allows you to participate in the 4 regional tournaments held each year.


Black Mountain Bowmen recommends and encourages all its members to join our State (CBH/SAA) and National (NFAA) archery organizations. Below is a brief overview of each organization taken from the article "Field Archery in California" compiled by Pete Budding, Past President, CBH/SAA. We encourage everyone to read the full article to learn more about these organizations and their programs: About the CBH/SAA

NFAA (National Field Archery Association)
www.nfaausa.com

The National Field Archery Association was founded in 1939, and now consists of fifty chartered state associations and more than 1,100 affiliated clubs. The NFAA is a member of the International Field Archery Association and a national allied organization of the National Archery Association (NAA). The NAA promotes target archery. i.e.: Olympic style archery.

The NFAA is dedicated to the conservation and preservation of game and its natural habitat. The organization is very active in cooperating with federal and state agencies and other sportsmen and conservation organizations. It is resolved to foster, perpetuate and preserve "the use of the bow in accordance with its ancient and honorable traditions".

CBH/SAA (California Bowhunters / State Archery Association)
cbhsaa.net

California Bowmen Hunters/State Archery Association (CBH/SAA) was established in 1943. It was organized to promote, defend and champion the causes of both target and hunting archers throughout the State of California. The main purpose was to promote the practice of field archery, to encourage use of bow and arrow in hunting all legal game, promote conservation and sound management of all California fish and wildlife and to unify all local and regional organizations in California into one strong association.

CBH/SAA now consists of 11 regions and about 40 archery clubs in California.



Joining NFAA and CBH/SAA

To join CBH/SAA and NFAA refer to the CBH/SAA website. Make your check payable to NFAA and mail it to NFAA (address is on the form). Being a member of NFAA and CBH/SAA allows you to compete in ALL State and National Championship Tournaments including the NFAA Marked 3-D National Championship in Redding, CA;State Field Tournaments; the NFAA Outdoor National Championship; The State 900 Championship; The Southwest Sectionals; The State Indoor 450; and The Vegas Shoot in Las Vegas, NV.