Alternative Payment Options

1) Online Enrollment — Our preference is that you enroll online, using PayPal or a major credit card. Go to Membership/Join-Renew to enroll online. Once you have registered, you will see your various membership options along with their associated dues.

2) Non-Standard PayPal payment — To use PayPal or a major credit card to make a payment other than the standard membership dues:

a) After registering, go to

b) Make a payment to

c) Indicate the purpose of the payment (gift, upgrade of membership, spiral-bound copies of magazine, Gear Depot merchandise, $50 registration fee for Tournament of Stars or optional sidepools, etc.).

d) Provide the name and address information required by PayPal.

e) Send an e-mail to alerting us to this payment and its purpose.

We will manually enter the payment in our system.

3) Enrolling by mail and paying by check — If you prefer to pay by check, please register online first (free as a guest) so that we will have your preferred username, your correct name, e-mail address, and other profile information. To enroll by mail, please print and fill out this Membership Enrollment Form and enclose along with a check payable to U.S. Backgammon Federation and mail to: U.S. Backgammon Federation, c/o John Pirner, 6589 – 135th Street West, Apple Valley, MN 55124. Please be sure to include your full name, preferred Username, e-mail address, and type of membership. Youth members must also supply Year of Birth. Other items are optional. Thanks!