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Membership Information

For all annual members that have January or July as your anniversary date, your club dues of $100.00 are to be paid by the 1st of that repective month.

For all life members, your dues of $25.00 is due by April 1st.

Starting March 1, 2016 any life member that has not paid the assessment or annual dues will no longer be able to order supplies through the gun club until such fees are paid.

Please mail your payment and (This is important) a copy of your current NRA membership to:
TCGC, PO Box 38, Maryville, IL 62062-0038

 New membership applications are taken at any time by any executive board member. See the link below to print the application.
Acceptance into TCGC is only on the third Sunday of January and July of each year. A
pplications will be processed in the order they are received by the executive committee. 

To become a member of Town & Country Gun Club you must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete the membership application below.
    • The membership application can be obtained at a general membership meeting or electronically here:
  • Have proof of completing a Hunter Safety Education course (or equivalent).
    • Illinois DNR Hunter Education classes listed by county can be found here.
    • NRA Basic Pistol Training or equivalent
    • Illinois or Missouri CCW
  • You must be sponsored by a current member of the club.
    • If you don't know a current member of the club that will sponsor you, you can talk to current members about a possible sponsorship at the range on the weekends.  
  • Illinois residents must have a valid Firearm Owner's Identification (FOID) card.
  • Applicants must present a state-issued drivers license or identification card when submitting their application for consideration to the club.
  • Membership application must be presented in person to an Executive Committee member.
    • Applicant must present valid identification, proof of Hunter Safety Education or equivalent, FOID card (IL residents only), and NRA membership card at this time.
    • The initiation fee is $225.00. $50.00 (non-refundable) will be collected when the application is presented to the executive board at a regular meeting. Payment due upon acceptance for membership at the membership meeting: $175.00 ($100.00 first year dues and $75.00 remainder of initiation fee).
  • Effective 7-1-2011, all new members must have and maintain an active membership in the NRA.

Applicants will be notified by the board as to when their application will be considered during a general membership meeting. The applicant is expected to attend the general membership meeting at which their application is to be considered. If the applicant is not present when their application is up for consideration they will not be considered for membership and their application will be void.

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