Any person who has a visual acuity worse than or less than 20/200 in BOTH eyes. Your vision cannot be correctable to be better than 20/200 with either glasses or contacts. Finally, you must be a U.S. citizen or have dual citizenship. Associate Player Members from Central America and other Regional North American Countries that don’t have sufficient players to form their own IBGA Member Association are able to apply for an associate membership.
- Exception: ASSOCIATE PLAYER MEMBERSHIP Players from Central America and other Regional North American Countries that do not have sufficient players to form their own Member Association through the IBGA may apply for Associate Player Membership to the USBGA.
- Associate Player Members meet the specific qualifications of their membership classification and are responsible for paying yearly USBGA membership dues. They may play in any tournament offered through the USBGA and are responsible for paying all associated tournament fees. Note: Associate Player Members may not vote in elections or run for office.