Membership Application

Name you wish shown as owner of cattle on registration certificates
See membership level descriptions below.
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Spouse or Ranch Foreman
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Brands may be fire or freeze on hide or imprinted on ear tag. Owners are responsible for replacing lost ear tags.
  • Transferrable Estate Memberships are granted one vote to the named designated voter. Upon that person’s death or by written transfer, a subsequent person may be named designated voter.  The membership remains in perpetuity.

  • Lifetime Memberships grant one vote to the named designated voter.  The membership remains for the lifetime of that individual.

  • Active memberships are renewable annually.  The named designated voter is granted one vote during that fiscal year.

Please submit payment from the Mercantile Page or mail a check to:

Cattlemen’s Texas Longhorn Registry
P.O. Box 36
Tarpley, TX  78883

Membership Application Article 3 of the Bylaws provides Transferrable Estate, Lifetime, Active and Honorary memberships. In addition to requirements specified therein, entities must complete the following steps in order to obtain their membership and rights, powers and duties provided by the Bylaws. 

Transferrable Estate, Lifetime and Active Membership Persons wishing to obtain one of these categories of membership as set forth in Article 3, Section A, must: 

  • Submit a completed CTLR membership application form in compliance with Section I, A, of the Rules and Regulations.

  • Send this form to the Registry office accompanied by payment as specified in Section III, A, FeeSchedule section of the Rules and Regulations .

  • Cattle as specified in Article II, must then be registered with CTLR in the name of the applicant’s membership either through initial registration, subsequent registration, or transfer of ownership.Voting rights of Active, Lifetime and Transferrable Estate membership will not be granted to the applicant until this requirement is met. If the applicant cannot meet the requirement, the membership fee will be refundable upon request.

  • As stated in the Bylaws Article 3, Section B, each new membership shall be passed unanimously at each and every ensuing Board meeting. The rights of these memberships will not be granted to the applicant until this requirement is met. Should an applicant be denied membership as a direct result of Article 3, Section B, the applicant’s membership fee will be refunded.

Honorary Membership Individuals and Entities may be granted an Honorary member as specified in Article 3, Section A, of the Bylaws. 

Non-breeder Support Persons wishing to support the mission of Cattlemen’s Texas Longhorn Registry that do not own cattle qualifying them for a voting membership, are encouraged to make tax-deductible donations to Cattlemen’s Texas Longhorn Conservancy. 

Membership Booklet Upon application for membership, Active, Lifetime and Transferrable Estate applicants will receive at no charge one (1) copy of the Membership Booklet that includes Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, forms, procedures information, and Breed Standards illustrations. 

Issuance of Certificate Upon completion of all membership application requirements, one (1) Certificate of Membership will be issued to the member. 

                                   Fee Schedule

Transferrable Estate     $1500.00 each
Lifetime                        $  500.00 each
Active                            $    50.00 annually 

      Males                       $     15.00 each/any age       
      Females                   $     15.00 each/any age

Visual Inspection               no charge

Additional Member     $      5.00 each

Certificate Reprint      $      5.00 each

NeoGen®/GeneSeek® SNP DNA map
                                       $   49.00 each  (assessed by Neogen®)

GeneSeek®/Igenity® Hair Card
                                       $     1.10 each  (ordered from registry)

UC Davis Breed Assignment analysis
                                       $ 120.00 each  
                                                           (assessed by U. C. Regents)