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How to Join  (9-20-17)



We invite you to become a member of our club and become involved in this exciting and satisfying hobby.


The club requires you to first become a current member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics before you can join the Lake Sawyer Hawks.


Membership to the LSH is $70.00 per year. This includes immediate family members.  Membership runs from Jan 1 to December 31.


 All members must have AMA membership, and pending final law FAA UAS registration, and sign a copy of the Membership Application each year. The preferred method to renew or join the Hawks is to pay your fee via PayPal at this address: using "Send money to friends and family" to avoid the Hawks paying a service charge.  You may also pay via your bank payment system.


Please print, fill out completely, and sign the Membership Application form EACH year.  Please scan (preferred scan is to PDF file) the signed forms and email them to  If you do not have PayPal you may mail a check payable to Lake Sawyer Hawks  and your signed forms to Gabe Hanzeli at 31735 224th PL SE, Black Diamond, WA 98010.  No cash payments will be accepted by mail or at the meetings.


If you do not have a PayPal account create a PayPal account at  In PayPal, link your bank account.  In PayPal load the account from your bank account with enough money to pay your fees. It usually takes 3 to 5 days for your PayPal account to load. Then in PayPal pay the fees to using "Send money to friends and family" to avoid the Hawks paying a service charge.


Note:  Only AMA membership, and FAA / UAS number along with owners name and contact information, and agreeing to sign the attendance list and follow the Float Site Rules are required to fly at the Float Fly site (Ferdinand Boat Launch) on Lake Washington.


Please sign in at both of our flying sites to provide usage data that supports our use agreements with King County and the Seattle Parks Department.  This information is only provided to our site providers or to law enforcement on request.  Lake Sawyer Hawks will not provide names or data to any other persons or organizations unless requested in writing by a member requesting release of their data.


You are welcomed and encouraged to attend our monthly meetings to see what we are all about before joining.  Meetings are held at 7:00pm on the first Thursday of each month at the Maple Valley Cedar Grange located at: 22531 SE 218th ST Maple Valley WA 98038 except for August and December.  In cases of severe weather, please check the website or contact a club officer.


Looking forward to seeing you there!




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