This page will help explain the available membership levels in either the Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) or American Woodcock Society (AWS). If you wish to be a member in both RGS and AWS, please see the details of the Dual Membership level listed below.

All Members in RGS or AWS Receive:

  • 4 issues of Ruffed Grouse Society magazine (with dedicated woodcock habitat and hunting content)
  •  RGS or AWS membership decal
  •   RGS or AWS membership card
  •  Invitation to local events, shoots, and banquets
  •  Access to members-only groups on RGS and AWS social media
  • (All but $10 is tax-deductible)
     

Membership Options:

Junior RGS or AWS Membership

$10 per year (17 and under)
Includes all benefits listed above with a junior member patch and decal

photo by Mark Tuminaro

Regular RGS or AWS Membership

$35 per year or $90 for 3 years
Includes all benefits listed above

photo by James Boburka

Conservation RGS or AWS Membership

$50 per year
Includes all benefits listed above plus embroidered RGS or AWS member patch

photo by Linda Ordiway

Sustaining RGS or AWS Membership

$150$250 or $500 per year
Includes all regular membership benefits plus embroidered RGS or AWS member patch and grouse tail feather lapel pin


RGS or AWS Centurion Life Member

$1,000 Life membership in RGS or AWS (payments can also be spread over 1 year) Learn more details HERE or please contact RGS and AWS headquarters for life sponsor benefits (see contact information below).

 

RGS or AWS Life Sponsor

$ 10,000-lifetime sponsorship in RGS or AWS (payments may be spread over 4 years) Learn more details HERE or please contact RGS and AWS headquarters for life sponsor benefits (see contact information below).

photo by Paul Carson


Dual Membership in Both RGS and AWS

Includes regular membership in both RGS and AWS - $60 for one year or $180 for 3 years
Includes 4 issues of Ruffed Grouse Society magazine (with dedicated woodcock habitat and hunting contents, RGS and AWS membership decals, RGS and AWS membership cards, invitation to local events, shoots and banquets and unlimited access to members-only section of the RGS and AWS website.
(All but $10 is tax deductible)

Already a member of RGS or AWS, but want to become a Dual Member? If you are already a member of RGS and/or AWS and want to become a Dual Member, you can wait and become a Dual Member during the renewal period for your current membership, or become a dual member now and the expiration date of your dual membership will be advanced one year from your current RGS or AWS expiration date.