WHO QUALIFIES TO JOIN UDITOA:

Drive-in owners, lessee operators, general managers and managers of permanently constructed, currently operating commercial drive-in motion picture theatres.

The drive-in must:
Have at least one permanently constructed screen tower
Primarily exhibit standard release motion pictures
Exhibit motion pictures on a regular and consistent basis, such as every weekend during seasonal operation

Any person or persons applying for membership in the UDITOA must be of good moral character, reputation and ethics.

If you have any questions that cannot be answered in our FAQ section, feel free to email us from the contact page.  Be sure to read the membership types below to help you determine the membership fee as well as additional requirements.

UDITOA Membership application in Microsoft Word format

UDITOA Membership application in Adobe .pdf format

Return completed application form and membership dues to:

Membership Secretary
UNITED DRIVE-IN THEATRE OWNERS ASSOCIATION

P.O. Box 24771
Middle River, MD 21220

The UDITOA Board of Directors reserves the right to determine eligibility and qualification of all applicants before granting membership.

(international applicants must pay by international money order).


Full Voting Membership
Drive-in owners, lessee operators, general managers of permanently constructed, currently operating commercial drive-in motion picture theatres qualify for full voting membership. One who leases or manages a drive-in and is forced to vacate the theatre through no fault of his own due to the sale of the property by the owner, may continue membership with the Board of Directors' permission provided the applicant is actively seeking another outdoor motion picture theatre to purchase, lease or manage for the purpose of commercially exhibiting filmed entertainment.

$50 domestic/international.

Individual Associate Membership (non-voting)
Open to managers employed by Full Voting Members and also to Retired former Full Voting Members of the Association.

$30 domestic/international.

Temporary Membership (non-voting)
Open to drive-in owners who are new to the business and are in the process of opening or building a permanently constructed, commercially operated drive-in motion picture theatre and have plans underway for the design and financing of their drive-in. See FAQs page. Renewal is subject to annual progress report reviewable by the Board of Directors, with a 2 year limit.

$1000 domestic/international.

Corporate Associate Membership (non-voting)
Open to individuals working in businesses servicing the drive-in industry.

UDITOA Corporate Associate Membership application in Adobe .pdf format

$100 domestic/international.


Members will receive 5 issues of the UDITOA newsletter Field Notes and one annual membership directory.

Additionally, full voting members will receive a certificate and a decal.


Dues are payable by September 30th of each year.

First newsletter of new year is the October/November issue.

Members who become part of UDITOA at any time after September 30th will receive all back issues of the UDITOA news periodical dating to October/November.

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