By Laws

By laws and Rules – Adopted 10/10/2000

Revised 10/10/2014

Changes in the dues require a 2/3 approval by members. Written notice of the proposed change will be sent to members at least one month before a vote is taken at a scheduled meeting.

  1. Meetings will be held monthly, except in December, on a date agreed to by a majority of the club officers.
  2.  The club shall strive to organize two ATV rides or functions each month, except December.  One of these rides shall be in the local Las Vegas area.
  3. Dues will be $50 per year per family, including minor children.
  4. Dues are $50 per family, payable on January 1 until December 31.  If you join in November or December, the dues will include the following year.
  5. A person cannot attend more than two rides or functions each year without joining.
  6. Any person can join the club upon filling out an application, paying the dues, and signing an Acknowledgment of Risk form.
  7. Members can be removed from the club by a majority vote of the other members. Dues will not be refunded to anyone removed from membership. The behaviors for which a member can be removed include, but are not limited to:
    • Endangering themselves and/or others with unsafe behavior.
    • Refusal to follow the instructions of the trip leader.
    • Riding in illegal areas or trails.
    • Damaging natural resources.
    • Riding while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
    • Repeated rowdy or disruptive behavior at club events.
  8. Members and guests are required to wear helmets on club rides.
  9. Minor children on club rides must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.
  10. Members are responsible for the conduct of their guests.
  11. Each ride will have a trip leader. To become a ride leader, the member must approved by a majority of the club officers. The trip leader is responsible for:
    •  Planning the ride.
    • Providing directions and information about the ride in time for publication in the newsletter.
    • Making sure all members and guests sign an Acknowledgment of Risk and provide emergency contact information before the ride begins and reminding the riders about club ride guidelines.
    • Leading the ride with regard to the safety of the riders.
    • Writing an article about the ride in a timely manner for the club newsletter.
  12. The club shall have a newsletter, sent by e-mail or regular mail.
  13. Riders must be 16 years of age or older in order to be an operator of a motorized vehicle on the club rides.
  14.  Riders of any age are not allowed to ride two-up on a vehicle unless the vehicle is manufactured as a two-up machine or side by side.
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