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Membership Services

So, why join the BSSF? Well apart from a great range of benefits you will also be supporting the sport, our hard working Race Giving Organisations who put on events for you and on your behalf as well as our elite level athletes compete on the world stage!


You will be part of a strong and recognised organisation that ensures a professional, safe, friendly and fun environment to enjoy all aspects of sled dog sport.


Have access to advice, everything from traveling abroad, getting started in the various sports to anti-doping information and ensuring your training for competition is of the highest standard.


Opportunities for entry into competitions at all levels, for all abilities, breeds and disciplines.


Access to qualify for any of the events within the IFSS world cup, European and World Championship Programmes.


Access to apply for Driver Identification numbers. (DID) NB  For those athletes wishing to accumulate IFSS World Cup Points a DID can be applied for and is subject to an additional fee. This is NOT included in the ordinary membership and only current BSSF members can apply.


Access to the monosport and team representatives – advice and guidance for every aspect of your membership.


Preferential rates on future BSSF merchandise and clothing.


Discounts with various national retailers.


Online News, news letters and Junior specific pages.


Mush Excel Clinics – supporting mushers looking to acheive high performance in both national and world class competition.


Whether you are new to the sport and are currently recreationally training your dogs, or an experienced international competitor, BSSF membership is for you.


Benefits Include:


BSSF membership number allowing entry to BSSF sanctioned events such as IFSS World Cup events, ICF European championships and other national events and competitions.

3rd Party Liability Insurance, terms and conditions apply.


1 vote in BSSF matters (Adult membership only).


10% of Purchases of Equipment from Apex Outdoors, retailer of Outdoor equipment and dog sports.

10% off Runners Retreat products.

£5 off orders over £50 and £10 off orders over £100 from K9 Trail TIme

10% off purchases from Cani-Fit

10% of purchases from Sporty Paws

10% off Husky rides and training camps for members at Arctic Quest and Pullin Power


Our membership runs from Until 31st August 2019

Membership prices 2018/19


Please read the guidelines terms and conditions in respect of our insurance policy by Clicking here



Standard membership:

Adult £30

Junior (7 to 16) £25


Enhanced membership:

Adult membership with DID £65

Junior membership with DID £60


BSSF membership expires on 31st August but the DID portion of the enhanced membership expires on 31st May 2019 due to IFSS rules.


DID applications will only be submitted to the IFSS at the end of each month and will include all those received up to and including the 20th of that month.

Lost Membership cards

Memberships run from1st September to 31st August each year.

Our members can now enjoy a 10% discount at Apex both online and instore with your unique discount code included in your welcome email.

If you have lost your membership card, a new card can be ordered by using the "Lost Membership card" button.

You will receive your new card via post, normally within 10 days.


Please note there is a small charge to cover postage and printing.

You must order with the email address, name and address you used when you joined.


If you are unable to use the registered email address or have moved house please email with details.

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IFSS Ruling

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Runners Retreat offer 10% Discount to our members.

Full details of how to claim this are included with your welcome email.


K9 Trail Time offer £5 off orders over £50 and £10 off orders over £100 to members using the code provided your welcome email.

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Cani-Fit offer a 10% discount to members. Please see details in your welcome email of how to claim.

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Arctic Quest and Pullin Power offer 10%  off husky rides and training camps for members. Please see details in your welcome email of how to claim.

Sporty Paws

Sporty Paws offer 10% off your basket cost excluding postage. Details of how to claim is included in your elcome email.