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Club Membership

How to Join

To join the the Genesee Valley Chapter of the BMW Car Club of America, you must first become a member of the BMW Car Club of America by signing-up through the national BMW CCA website or calling 1-800-878-9292 and specifying that you wish to be affiliated with the Genesee Valley Chapter.

When you join the BMW CCA, you are automatically assigned to a local chapter based upon your geographic location. If your zip code is between 14000 and 14999 , you will be assigned to the Genesee Valley Chapter. The GVC BMW CCA spans the western portion of New York State, and includes Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming, Yates, and parts of Tioga and Thompkins Counties. You may choose to change your chapter affiliation by contacting the national organization, or you may request additional chapter affiliations by paying a nominal fee in addition to your annual BMW CCA membership dues.

About The BMW Car Club of America

The BMW CCA is a not-for-profit corporation founded in 1969 just as BMW of North America was increasing its sales with the 2002, a fast and fun 2-door sedan. The Club began as an owner-support network and has grown to include over 75,000 BMW enthusiasts nationwide including owners of classic and current models. The mission of the BMW Car Club of America is to enhance the BMW experience for its members by providing services, support, information, and activities that promote camaraderie and encourage social awareness and responsibility. BMW CCA offers a comprehensive range of services and maintains a strong, independent relationship with BMW of North America.The BMW Car Club of America, is the largest association of BMW owners in the world. CCA members are serious BMW enthusiasts who typically own one or more BMWs.

About the Genesee Valley Chapter

The Genesee Valley Chapter is one of 64 chapters nationwide. The GVC hosts a variety of educational, social, driving skill, and charity events throughout the year, and provides a venue for members to share information, stories, and memories related to BMW automobiles. Our home track is Watkins Glen International, in scenic Steuben County. The majority of the GVC board and event organizers reside in the Greater Rochester area.

Your BMW CCA membership entitles you to…

  • The monthly Roundel magazine, an informative 140+ page publication, that many call the best car club magazine
  • Discounts on parts and services
  • Free classified ad placement in the Roundel
  • Technical tips and information
  • Events such as Driving Schools, Autocrosses, a variety of Tech and Social Events
  • National Events - Oktoberfest and TechFest
  • Distinctive club decals
  • Participation in membership rewards programs

In addition, your Genesee Valley Chapter affiliation entitles you to…

  • Quarterly Bayerische Brief newsletters
  • Free classified ad placement on the GVC website
  • Discounts on GVC event fees
  • Discounts on Parts, Accessories, and / or Service at local shops
  • Preference for acceptance at GVC Ultimate Driving Schools and other popular events
  • Help/Advice from local technical experts
  • Nominate favorite charities as potential recipients for GVC Fund-Raising Programs