Membership

Contact any of the Chapter Officers if you have questions, send a message or call 702.907.4110.

Below are the basics. Please read the current edition of the National Bylaws for more information.
***By applying for membership, you are granting the CVMA® National Board the right to verify all provided information.***


FULL MEMBER (Reference National Bylaws, Article 3: Membership)
      >>>You must submit the Application and Patch Agreement along with a DD-214 showing Honorable Service in a Combat, Hostile or Imminent Danger Zone. Please black out your DOB and all but last 4 of SSN. You will not get these documents back.<<<
National Dues: $20/year.     Chapter Dues: $10/year
Requirements:
   a) Must be of good character.
   b) Must be a Veteran of a Foreign War, “Combat”.
   c) The ONLY Acceptable proof for Full membership to the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association® is a copy of Part 4 of one’s DD 214, Official Military Personnel File or Officer/Enlisted record brief which must be surrendered to the National Board of Directors (NBOD) for verification.
   d) Must own and operate a Motorcycle of 500 cc or above. (Exception: See National Bylaws, Art 3, (a)6 and (a)7. 
   e) Member’s initial assignment of chapter will be in the State of physical residence. Once membership is approved, he or she can request in writing for a change of Chapter to the gaining and losing State Representative. Chapter affiliation to any Chapter of his or her choosing may be requested, to include a chapter in another state if that chapter is closer than the existing chapter and the losing and gaining states share a common border. If the distance is shorter, the request will be approved. The member will only have all rights as a Full Member in the State that they claim membership in. 

AUXILIARY MEMBER
National Dues: $10/year.     Chapter Dues: $0/year
   
a) Must be of good character.
   b) All Auxiliary members must be a spouse, widow or widower of a member who is in good standing with the CVMA®.
   c) Must support the efforts of ALL branches of the United States of Americas Armed Forces and the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association.
   d) Will have no vote in CVMA® business. 

SUPPORT MEMBER
National Dues: $10/year.     Chapter Dues: $10/year
   
a) Must be of good character.
   b) Must own and operate a motorcycle of 500cc or greater.
   c) Maximum number of support members will not exceed 10% of total CVMA® Full  membership.
   d) Support members must be a veteran of the United States Armed Forces.
   e) Support members will read and abide by all CVMA® by-laws applicable to them. 
        Sections excluded: 
           1. Article 5: Elections
           2. Article 6: Duties of Officers.
   f) Support members are required to submit their application with proof of military service through a full member of the CVMA® who has held a membership for not less than one year. Support members are required to have either ridden a minimum of 3,000 miles with their sponsor, attended three CVMA® events or be known by their sponsor for a minimum of 6 months. A full member submitting an application for a support member should verify they meet the above criteria. Only 1 support member can be vouched on per year by an individual CVMA® member. Support members will be at a 1 to 10 ratio, 1 support member to 10 full members based on state.
   g) Will have no vote in National CVMA® business, but may vote in Chapter business..
   i) Support members in good standing can wear a small CVMA® Support Patch on the front of their vest or jacket which will be supplied by their sponsor. Support members can also wear the 10 inch Support back patch which will be supplied by their sponsor.


The following documents are available for download.
Please review the National Bylaws and Protocol before you apply for membership.
You can  SAVE the Application and Patch Agreement, then fill them out on your computer.