Event Approval Procedures for American Belgian Malinois Club
All events that are held through or for the American Belgian Malinois Club must have board approval. This includes but is not restricted to: supported entries, regional specialties, obedience trials, agility trials, herding trials, rally trials, tracking trials, seminars, training matches, and any other event that uses the ABMC name.
To obtain board approval for any event a completed “Application for ABMC Club Event” must be completed and must be submitted to the board at least six (6) weeks prior to the
Regional Specialties will be limited to two specialties a year per region and will not be held within 3 months of the ABMC National Specialty. There will be no Regional Specialties within the calendar year (Jan. 1 to Dec. 31) in the region that will host the ABMC National Specialty and any supported entries in that region will not be held within 6 months of the ABMC National Specialty. Exceptions to this policy may be granted by the Board on a case by case basis. To obtain board approval for a Regional Specialty a completed “Application for ABMC Club Event” must be completed and must be submitted to the board at least six (6) weeks prior to the application deadline.
To request reimbursement for an approved expenditure complete and submit the “Check Request Form” with receipts to the club treasurer. Complete forms can be mailed to:
Sarah (Sally) Atterberry
104 W Main
Oakford, IL 62673
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