Memberships purchased on or before December 31, 2009 have an extended initial term: your membership will be valid from the receipt of your dues through December 31, 2010. After December 31, 2009, each membership term is twelve calendar months.
will be reviewed next at the end of 2009.
=== Trial Memberships ===
''or'' a trial six-month membership (US$15) through their tournament organizer. If they opt
for a trial membership, they have the option to extend it to a full membership by sending in an additional $15 at any time during the six-month trial period.
== Benefits of Membership ==