BPATS | Apply to join & Become a Member

Membership of the Bournemouth & Poole Argentine Tango society (BPATS) is open
to all who wish to support the objectives of the Society. BPATS is an inclusive
organization, which means that you don't have to be a member to participate in our workshops, attend our social events. BPATS is all about the community and we want everyone to feel welcome.

Participation - Who should join

Membership is open to all with a serious interest in the Argentine Tango. There are several
ways you can participate in Bournemouth & Poole Argentine Tango Society:

  • Support our work by becoming a Member
  • Show your commitment to BPATS by being an active member
  • Regular attendance in our themed Workgshops
  • Learn, collaborate or sponsor one of our Events
  • Take up foundation/Lifetime membership for a one off subscription fee

The Society particularly encourages students to join and offers reduced membership subscription (50%)
rates to students. Membership commence on 1st of January to 31 December.

How to join

Membership of the society is open to all who wish to support the objectives of the Society.
To join Bournemouth & Poole Argentine Tango Society, download the membership registration form,
fill out electronically and print or print and fill out a paper copy, with the required
annual membership fee and bring along to any any of our social events (see the form for details).
You can also you can sign up online here

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Benefits of Membership.

Membership in Bournemouth Tango Society entitles you to certain benefits including discounts at
some Society-sponsored events, voting privileges at membership meetings. free passes to milongas
for your non-dancing guests, free tango resources and extensive audio and video library.
More details

 

Membership Categories.

Bournemouth & Poole Argentine Tango Society currently has four categories of membership which
are General, Student/Retiree, Group/Family, Foundation Lifetime, plus one non elected honorary
membership.

  • Standard/Individual Membership
    By becoming a member of Bournemouth & Poole Argentine Tango Society you are helping the
    society to advance the take up and promotion of tango as a social dance. You get all of the great
    benefits of Membership of BPATS.

  • Student/Retirees
    Membership is aimed primarily at students in full time education and retirees. The Student/Retiree Membership gives you all of the great benefits of the General/Standard Membership at 50% discounted
    Fellows or Members, one at least of whom shall have personal knowledge of the candidate *:

  • Group/Family Membership
    states that, "Every candidate (except students) for Membership shall be proposed by two
    Fellows or Members, one at least of whom shall have personal knowledge of the candidate *:

  • Foundation/ Lifetime Membership
    This is the Society’s way of honouring members who were at the forefront of laying the foundation
    for the creation of BPATS through their dedication and financial donations in making this possible.
    Currently, only 10 members is available for Honorary/Lifetime Foundation membership and for
    election by the Society’s council to lifetime appointments.

 

Membership Fees

Membership fees help fund a host of Society activities, develop and maintain a high quality of the local
tango community as well as run this website.

By becoming a member of Bournemouth Tango Society you are supporting the growth of social tango
dancing in Bournemouth and Poole.

The membership subscription rates for 2010 is as follows:

  • General/Standard Member: £40
  • Student/Retired Member: £20
  • Group/Family Member*: £70
  • Foundation Lifetime Member: £200
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Membership Application Form

Membership of the society is open to all who wish to support the objectives of the Society. To join
Bournemouth Tango Society, download and complete the membership registration form, or
fill out the online form,
Print and fill out a paper copy, and bring along with the annual membership fee to any of our event.
You can also download word application form.

 

Members Election Application Form

All Bournemouth & Poole Argentine Tango Society members are invited to send their nominations (or self-nominations) for elections of society officers to the vacant positions before our annual meeting.
BPATS Board Elections for the 2010 will be held on sunday, Jan 25, 2010
Application Due: 11:59 pm, 19th January 2010
Elections: 25 January 2010 - tentative 8-10 pm
New Board takes over (tentatively): 30 January 2010
Please download 2010 Election Application Form here and nomination form

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