Membership

Central MD Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club Membership

To achieve Full Membership into the Central Maryland Chapter of the Buffalo Soldier Motorcycle
Club the following phases must be completed:

Prospect Phase– this phase gives an individual the opportunity to determine whether they can fulfill
the commitments required by the chapter.

Requirements:
● Participate as a Prospect for a minimum of three (3) months
● Own and operate a motorcycle that is 750cc or larger
● The motorcycle must pass inspection in accordance with club safety guidelines
● Completion of a motorcycle safety course is recommended
● Candidates may participate in all chapter rides and activities, but not in business meetings.
● The wearing of any Buffalo Soldier Motorcycle Club apparel is strongly discouraged
● Receive a favorable vote by a majority of the chapter’s full members in good standing at a
scheduled club meeting to begin the Probationary Phase

Probationary Phase– this phase is designed to evaluate the candidate’s ability to accomplish the
chapter’s requirements for Full Membership.

Requirements:
● Successfully complete a personal interview by the Membership Committee
● Pass a background check
● Be recommended for acceptance as a Probationary Member by the Membership Committee
● Submit a $250.00 administrative fee
● Complete a twelve (12) month probationary period
● Participate in a minimum of eight (8) official club rides
● Compile a total of 2,500 riding miles during the probationary period
● Plan and conduct an approved community service project
● Give a presentation about any Buffalo Soldier Medal of Honor Recipient
● Successfully pass a written knowledge test about the Buffalo Soldier Motorcycle Club and Buffalo
Soldier history
● Receive a favorable vote by a majority of the chapter’s full members in good standing at a
scheduled club meeting to become a Full Patch Member.

To achieve Associate Membership into the Central Maryland Chapter of the Buffalo Soldier
Motorcycle Club the following must be completed:
• Be a spouse, significant other, relative, or friend of a full member
• Complete the club’s application form
• Successfully complete a personal interview by the Membership Committee
• Submit a $250.00 administrative fee
• Pass a background check
• Be recommended for acceptance as a Probationary Member by the Membership Committee
• Be introduced, by their sponsor at a general monthly meeting
• Complete a twelve (12) month probationary period
• Give a presentation about any Buffalo Soldier Medal of Honor Recipient
• Successfully pass a written knowledge test about the Buffalo Soldier Motorcycle Club and
Buffalo Soldier history
• Receive a favorable vote from the Full Membership at a scheduled club meeting

Prospect Information Sheet
Membership Application

Submit Application to:  CMDMembership@gmail.com