Membership in the Tennessee Christmas Tree Growers Association (TCTGA), (hereafter referred to as the 'Association') is available in two distinct categories: Active and Associate Memberships. The following describes the pertinent information related to both categories.
The Active Membership category is open to all growers & producers (both Retail and Wholesale) of REAL Christmas trees, and Retail Sales areas currently offering high quality REAL Christmas trees to the public. Active membership is intended for those in the above categories who are interested in the overall improvement of quality and ethics in the Christmas tree industry by ensuring optimal levels of planting, care, and marketing of real Christmas trees, and support and marketing of the Association. It includes membership status for attendance at Association Meetings, Field Days, and other events which may be scheduled, Voting rights for Association business, Annual subscription to 'Christmas Trees' magazine, Web Site listing on the Association website, and linkage to your farm website (if available).
Effective with the 2006 Association year, Associate Membership is available to: Federal/State/Local government agencies, Institutions of higher learning (Colleges, Universities, and their Extension services), Vocational Schools, other State Christmas Tree Associations, and commercial vendors/nurseries/manufacturers/suppliers supporting the Christmas tree industry in the United States. Associate membership includes all referenced items as in Active Membership, with the exception of voting rights and magazine subscription to 'Christmas Trees' magazine.
Membership dues are currently $50.00 per year for Active Members, and $25 per year for those in the Associate category.
READY TO JOIN NOW
Click on our 'Become A Member' button at the top of each page in the website. Once filled out with the appropriate category of membership desired, and receipt of the corresponding membership dues, you will receive a more detailed application on which you may list all pertinent information about your farm and operation, including pictures, for inclusion in our website 'Find A Tree' membership directory, and other published TCTGA publications, maps, brochures, etc.
NEED TO PRINT AN APPLICATION FORM?
If you would prefer to print a copy of the Short Form Application, and mail with your payment, please click on the below link for a printable PDF version of the form.
For additional information related to membership in the Tennessee Christmas Tree Growers Association, feel free to contact us.