Become a Member of GOABC

GOABC MEMBERSHIPS

The Guide Outfitters Association of British Columbia has been in existence since 1966. Our purpose is to serve the interests of the guide outfitting industry.

Join us! There are various forms of membership, depending on who you are and how you’d like to get involved in our mission. Check out our Why Be a Member of GOABC? document.

ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP – This class of voting membership is intended for those who hold a current guide outfitters licence/certificate and/or angling guide licence and are actively engaged in the business of guide outfitting. Dues and other fees are due annually and we ask that you notify GOABC immediately if you cease operations for any reason.

Annual dues are $320 (plus GST) per year and are not pro-rated during the year. Local dues of $50 (where applicable) are also payable at the same time.

Benefits of Active Membership with GOABC include:

  • Security bond coverage
  • Liability insurance
  • Proud Member plaque
  • Proud Member pin
  • Subscription to Mountain Hunter™ magazine
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Members’ updates
  • 20% discount on GOABC merchandise
  • Outfitter program discounts
In addition to guide outfitters’ Active Membership, there are several other levels of membership with GOABC, each with their own criteria, cost and benefits. Click on the headings below for more information.
Sportsmen Membership - $25 Annually
Designed for assistant hunting guides, cooks, wranglers or others engaged in the guiding or hunting industry. Carries no voting privileges.

Benefits include:

  • 10% discount on GOABC merchandise
  • Proud Member pin
  • Subscription to Mountain Hunter™ magazine
  • Monthly newsletter

Sportsman Member Pay Form

Sportsman Member Pay Form

To receive the magazine please provide your mailing address:

Family Membership - $25 Annually
Available to family members of any GOABC Active Member.

Benefits include:

  • Proud Member pin
  • Subscription to Mountain Hunter™ magazine

Family Member Pay Form

Family Member Pay Form

To receive the magazine please provide your mailing address:

Life Membership - $1,000 One-time Fee
Designed for those who wish to make a lifelong commitment to the mission and vision of GOABC.

Benefits include:

  • Life Member certificate
  • Life Member pin
  • 20% discount on event registration
  • Subscription to Mountain Hunter™ magazine

Life Member Pay Form

Life Member Pay Form

To receive the magazine please provide your mailing address:

Pillar Life Membership - $1,500 One-time Fee
Introducing a new level of dedication to conservation, stewardship, and sustainable use of wildlife in British Columbia. The GOABC’s NEW Pillar Life Membership level surpasses the commitment of Life Membership, taking you to a new peak of support.

All Life Members are eligible to upgrade to this elite class of support and in recognition will receive:
– SITKA vest with Pillar Life Member crest
– Choice of silver belt buckle or pendant with Pillar Life Member crest
– Additional exclusive Pillar Life Member perks at all GOABC events

Pillar Life Member Pay Form

Pillar Life Member Pay Form

To receive your Pillar package please provide your mailing address:

For more information on membership please email us at info@goabc.org or call 604-541-6332.

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