Become a Club Member

The Giant Schnauzer Club of America, Inc is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality and care of the breed of dog known as the Giant Schnauzer. The Club sponsors events and functions that are approved by the American Kennel Club® and the GSCA is the parent Club for the breed in the United States of America.Membership is open to all persons eighteen years of age and older who are in good standing with the American Kennel Club® and who subscribe to the purposes of the club. Membership in the Club is unrestricted as to residency.

Applicants must be endorsed by two current club members. Contact the regional director in your area for more information.

I/We will, at all times, keep the welfare of the Giant Schnauzer Breed foremost, and will do my/our utmost to discourage and/or prevent any and all acts and practices which could possibly be considered detrimental to the breed or lead to the deterioration of the breed.

The Giant Schnauzer Club of America was organized by breed fanciers and breeders to support three objectives:

  • To preserve and improve the character and conformation of the Giant Schnauzer.
  • To conduct dog shows, obedience trials and sanctioned matches.
  • To protect and advance the breed.

Your membership affords many benefits both tangible and intangible:

  • An opportunity to vote on proposed changes to the GSCA constitution.
  • A vote in the election of judges for the annual national specialty.
  • A vote in the election of Officers and Board of Directors.
  • An opportunity to advertise and publish articles in GSCA publications.
  • The opportunity to compete in the program for annual awards presented at the Awards Banquet in conjunction with the National specialty.
  • A free copy of each issue of Giant Steps and any Newsletters.
  • Members rate for GSCA educational materials; Source Book, etc.
  • Access to the “Members Only” area on the GSCA website to view minutes, roster, etc.
  • Opportunity to take an active role in participating on GSCA committees and in hosting events.
  • Opportunity of close association on both a fraternal and professional basis with other club members.
  • A source of education and support.
  • An opportunity to voice your opinion, provide feedback to your board members and effect improvements in the organization.