The International Federation of Online Clubs and Aquatic Societies     

   I Focas

THE organization dedicated  to the promotion of the fishkeeping hobby worldwide

MEMBERS: DISPLAY THE IFOCAS LOGO PROMINENTLY ON YOUR SITE - SHOW YOU CARE ABOUT OUR HOBBY

.....Welcome to IFOCAS. It is now 2015, our 15th birthday. We have a membership group for every fishkeeper, group, business and aquarist, whether individual or commercial.........If fishkeeping is your speciality then we are  sure you will find something of interest to you on our site. All  world directories of clubs and aquatic bodies are just one click  away, but while you are here why not join us - it's really  easy.... There has been a slight delay in uplisting new members details recently due to the sheer volume of new members - but do not worry - if you have received your entry codes you are a member even if the public listing is a little delayed

MEMBERSHIP UPDATE!  October 2015. IFOCAS now has over 7,000 aquarist members in over 1,500 organizations spanning over 29 countries and is globally the largest and most influential hobbyist fish group. .

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We receive many forms that cannot be processed due to their not being completed correctly and this causes delays to genuine applicants Unless your application is completed it will be extensively delayed and may be deleted. Please help us to help you.

 

Membership Application Form

Please complete all boxes and options below. Incomplete forms will suffer considerable delays in processing 

Membership is not granted automatically and is dependant on your placing the IFOCAS logo on your website as an encouragement to visiting aquarists or potential fishkeepers to visit the IFOCAS site to find their nearest club or free advice centre, and on full and accurate completion of the application form. The form will then be submitted for approval to the IFOCAS Secretariat who will inform you of the progress of your application on a regular basis. Applications normally take about ten days to process.

Prospective Members who do not wish to display an IFOCAS logo on their site will be charged a membership fee of 10 Sterling per annum or U.S.$ 15 per annum to assist with the running of the Federation .

If you have a fish or aquaria oriented web site no payment is required ( unless you are also a commercial or trade applicant member who is also a member of the OFI group. OFI members are admitted to Full Membership of IFOCAS at the discretion of the Secretariat.)

If you do not yet have an active web site  you will have to join as an Associate Member The Associate Membership fee is $15.00 per annum and you can either join by posting the fee to IFOCAS HQ. or by paying your Affiliate Membership fee online  To Pay press this button. 

Any fees paid are proportionately refundable when your website is established. Fish Study groups and Public Aquaria are excluded from all Associate Membership charges.

Please complete all boxes and options below. Incomplete forms will suffer considerable delays in processing

Click on the Submit button when ready to send. Data you will then see on the confirmation screen will be treated as confidential and will only be forwarded to IFOCAS (via our forms server) and no other source.

 

The Name to be registered as a member:

Email address:

Address for Post: (include Country)

Web Site address:

We would like to apply for membership as: (Click on one button only)

A Participating Member
An Affiliate Member. 
A Trade and Commercial Member with a web site
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How many members do you presently list on your membership list

 

Please repeat the following information in the textbox below. This repetition is to ensure the accuracy of transmission of data. 

 1. Repeat your email address 

2. Your website URL in full 

3. A postal address for mail communications 

4. The name of a nominated official (Membership or Company secretary or webmaster) together with a telephone number for this contact. Please also indicate if you wish certain details to be withheld from the Membership Lists

***(If you are also a member of the OFI group please confirm the accuracy of some existing data - also you need to tell us)

Membership processing will be delayed if information is not provided as above, as we will not be able to put your membership entries in the correct directories and pages. If in any doubt, or you have a problem please just drop us an email to:-  Secretariat

 

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This is an online application form so it will only function properly and send  the completed form if you are connected to the web. If you are reading this form from the CD version of our site you will need to connect to the web prior to hitting the SUBMIT button. 

You may also print or electronically copy this page and send the completed  copy to: The Secretariat

Applicant's declaration: We understand that membership will entail us placing a linked IFOCAS logo on our website in a prominent position or paying an opt-out maintenance fee.

Legal Jargon and disclaimer: IFOCAS reserve the right to refuse any application for membership without specifying any due cause or reason. IFOCAS membership is to be accepted as membership of a worldwide private club established solely to promote the hobby of fishkeeping and aquaria worldwide. Members  infringing any published basic rules will lose all benefits and privileges and have their membership declared null and void . All IFOCAS Services are freely supplied to all members. The maintenance of accurate information on our web site is not guaranteed and separate efforts should be made to ensure the accuracy of any provided data prior to any actions relating to such data be undertaken

 

 

 

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