The Intermountain Chapter (IMCHOG®) is one of the largest H.O.G.® Chapters in Idaho, and we're also one of the biggest in the Pacific Northwest. As Membership Officer for the chapter, I get asked lots of questions. A few of the most common ones are listed below along with a brief answer.
How do I become a member of the Intermountain Chapter?
Before you can join a local H.O.G.® chapter, you must first become a member of National H.O.G.®. You can do this by calling 1-800-CLUBHOG (1-800-258-2464) or by signing up directly on their website at www.hog®.com.
Once you are a national member and have received your US H.O.G.® ID number, you can join our chapter. Simply print out and complete both pages of our Membership Enrollment Form and Information Sheet. Bring them to the next Chapter General Meeting along with your $20 annual membership dues. You can also mail your completed forms and check to me (address listed on the membership form), or drop these off at our sponsoring dealer location High Desert Harley-Davidson®. There is a Dropbox for membership forms on the wall between Motorclothes and the lounge. Additionally, here is the H.O.G.® Chapter Charter for your review.
When and where does the Chapter meet?
Chapter meetings are held on the last Friday of every month at the Eagles Lodge, 7025 W. Overland Road in Boise. Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. but most members come early to grab a beverage and socialize first. Occasionally our general meetings are held on an alternate Friday, so be sure to visit the Events Calendar to confirm meeting dates.
Do you hold special meetings for new members?
Yes, we hold at least two "New Member Orientations" or more, if needed, throughout the year. The next one will be scheduled soon. Orientation will be held at the new High Desert Harley-Davidson® dealership at 2310 E. Cinema Drive in Meridian, next to the Majestic Theaters, in the upstairs conference room. You'll meet our chapter Officers, learn about chapter activities, the charities we support, how to get started volunteering at fun events, plus you'll be given the highlights of riding in groups and using hand signals. This is a great time to meet other members, learn about the chapter, and decide how to get the most out of your membership with IHOG®!
What are the benefits of being a member of H.O.G.®?
You will become a member in the best motorcycle club anywhere! Throughout the year, you'll receive magazines from National H.O.G.® as well as have access to our local chapter newsletter "H.O.G.® Squeals", which will keep you informed about upcoming rides, events, and news. As a member, you can purchase patches, t-shirts, pins, go on rides, and hang out with other members that love motorcycles. Simply put, you'll be a family member in a club where you'll make life-long friends and build cherished memories... and we're sure you'll enjoy the ride. Also, special membership to Life Flight is also available.
What kind of ID cards will I receive?
National H.O.G.® will mail you an ID card that includes your US H.O.G.® ID#. You'll be asked to present this card if you attend any state H.O.G.® Rallies or events hosted by other H.O.G.® chapters. Our sponsoring dealer High Desert Harley-Davidson® offers special bonus points on the VIP program for attending the general meeting. Scan your VIP card when you come to the meeting. You can get a VIP card from the dealership or the Membership Officer.
Print the renewal/membership forms to renew your chapter membership or join the chapter. Click Here to print out a copy of the Renewal/Membership Form and Information Sheet for your chapter membership. Send in your check and forms as indicated on the forms, then enjoy your Membership!