Membership Info

The Northern Connecticut Radio Control Club (NCRCC) offers several types of membership:

· Open Membership – for those who are 16 or more years of age as of January 1 and seeking full flying privileges. Open Membership also requires that you prove that you have a current membership in good standing with the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA).

· Junior Membership – for those under 16 years of age as of January 1. Junior Membership requires that you prove that you have a current membership in good standing with the AMA if you are also seeking flying privileges.

· Social Membership – for those of any age seeking to simply enjoy the camaraderie of belonging to NCRCC but not having flying privileges. Non-flying Social Members are not required to be members of the AMA.

· Family Membership – for those who share a household with an Open Member as of January 1. For those Family Members that are also seeking flying privileges, you are required to prove that you have a current membership in good standing with the AMA. Family Membership includes one Open Membership plus up to three Family Members.

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Application for New Membership

Application for new membership in NCRCC should be made in person at a general membership meeting. Click here to learn when/where the next NCRCC general membership meeting will take place. You may click on the ‘download’ link at the bottom of the ‘Important Information’ section below for the NCRCC Membership Application form so that you can print it, fill it out, and bring it to the meeting for submission or you can request a paper version of the application form at a meeting.

To print the NCRCC Membership Application form from the NCRCC website click on the ‘download’ link at the bottom of the ‘Important Information’ section below. Once you download it, simply click on your computer’s ‘print’ icon.

Please do not use the Online NCRCC Membership Application below as that capability is exclusively reserved for renewing members only.

If you also need to obtain membership in the AMA, you may click here for a fillable online AMA membership application. Flying privileges at the NCRCC flying field are contingent upon you proving that you have an AMA membership that is current and in good standing.

As an applicant, you will be expected to attend two NCRCC meetings. During the first meeting you attend, you will be asked to identify yourself and provide the members with a brief description about your aeromodelling experience and interests. Acceptance for NCRCC membership is contingent upon a favorable simple majority vote by the club members on or after the second general membership meeting attended following the submission of an applicant’s complete membership application. Once approved for NCRCC membership, you will be given a membership badge which you must wear when you are at the NCRCC flying field.

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Application for Renewal of Membership

Application for renewal of membership can be made by US Mail, or in person at a general membership meeting, or by using an electronic submission process. Existing members may either click on the ‘download’ link at the bottom of the ‘Important Information’ section below to print a copy of the NCRCC Membership Application form, fill it out, and submit it with your payment in person or via US Mail or submit your renewal application electronically using the special Online NCRCC Membership Application form below. When you submit your renewal of membership electronically, you must also simultaneously pay your dues via credit card or from your personal PayPal account (see below for added information).

To print the NCRCC Membership Application form from the NCRCC website, click on the ‘download’ link at the bottom of the ‘Important Information’ section below. Once you download it simply click on your computer’s ‘print’ icon.

If you choose to mail your membership renewal application and dues, please send it to:

Northern Connecticut Radio Control Club

P. O. Box 443

Ellington, CT 06029-0443

If you choose to electronically submit your renewal application using the special Online NCRCC Membership Application form below, please follow the special instructions below.

To electronically renew your membership with the AMA, you may click here for a fillable online AMA membership application or you may mail your information to the AMA. Your flying privileges at the NCRCC flying field are contingent upon your AMA membership being current and in good standing.

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Fees

Fees for the type of membership you select are specified on the NCRCC membership application form.

For new membership applicants, the balance of the current fiscal year’s dues are payable upon acceptance for new membership along with an initiation fee which is payable with the application. Please check with the NCRCC Vice President to confirm the dollar amount of the balance of the current fiscal year’s dues by either speaking during a meeting, or at the flying field, or you may send the Vice President an email by clicking here.

For Junior Members, no initiation fee is required.

There is no initiation fee for existing NCRCC members who are timely in renewing their membership. However, late renewals will be assessed an initiation fee. A late renewal is one that is received after January 15.

The aforementioned fees are not refundable.

Fees may be paid by check (made payable to ‘NCRCC’), or by cash if paid during a meeting, or by credit card. (Credit card payments are limited to renewal of membership only).

When using a credit card or your personal PayPal account, a small additional convenience fee is added. To pay your membership renewal fees using your credit card, once you complete the Online NCRCC Membership Application form below and click on the ‘submit’ button, it will ask you to select the type of membership you are requesting and then automatically bring you to the NCRCC PayPal business account so you can pay your membership renewal dues immediately. Once you access the NCRCC PayPal business account, simply follow the prompts.

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Important Information

All members must agree to abide by the AMA Safety Code and other AMA rules, and to the NCRCC Field Rules, Flying Protocol, Club Rules, and other NCRCC rules.  To view the AMA Safety Code, click here. To view the NCRCC Field Rules, Flying Protocol, safety information, and other NCRCC rules, click here.

If you have questions concerning the membership application process, please speak with the NCRCC Vice President or you may send the Vice President an email by clicking here or you may connect to our website’s ‘Contact Us’ tab by clicking here.

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The Online NCRCC Membership Application below this line is reserved exclusively for NCRCC members renewing their membership and using a credit card to pay their dues. When using a credit card, a small additional convenience fee is added. New membership applicants or those renewing members paying by check or cash may not use the Online NCRCC Membership Application form below.

Online NCRCC Membership Application

Membership Application Year Requested : 2021


Renewals must be received by January 15. Late renewals received after January 15 will be assessed an initiation fee of $50.00 per the NCRCC By-Laws.

Your signature acknowledges that you agree to fully abide by the AMA Safety Code and other AMA rules, and the NCRCC Field Rules, Flying Protocol, and other club rules. Please enter your AMA number in the box above as your ‘signature’ when you use the Online NCRCC Membership Application form.

Once you have entered all of the applicable required fields on the Online NCRCC Membership Application form, click on the ‘submit’ button below. You will then be brought to the next screen and you will need to select which type of NCRCC membership applies to your application. Once you make that ‘membership type’ selection, click on the applicable corresponding button. You will then automatically be brought to the NCRCC PayPal business account so that you can pay your membership renewal dues.