The LDSIG does not have a year long membership, it goes by mailing cycles. One membership cycle covers four (4) mailings of the Layout Design Journal. We strongly urge you to extend your coverage for at least two (2) and preferably three (3) mailing cycles.

To update your membership information and answer a few questions to aid the LDSIG in focusing future issues of the LDJ as well as providing for local/regional meets, please click here.

To join the LD SIG, or to renew your membership, please fill out the form below. You can elect to pay by check (mail to address below) or you can pay online by credit card or paypal (we prefer Paypal).
State:    Zip:
Phone (Home):
Phone (Work):
Phone (Cell):
Layout website URL:
Membership reason:
Membership type
Cycle over 4 issues of LDJ, normally 1 per quarter):
Number LDJ* cycles:
  * Number of Layout Design Journal cycles, at 4 issues per cycle.
Payment method:
Total: (Calculated automatically for you)
  (If paying online, payment can be made on the next screen)
The following optional data is requested in order to compile information to assist in the holding of regional and local SIG meets. It may also be used to develop future LDJ articles directed toward specific area of interest to the membership.
Nearest Largest City:
Distance From (miles):
Present/Past Occupation:
Do you have a special interest or skill such as scratch building structures, cars, scenery, etc.?: Yes  No
If yes, special interest or skill:
Would you be willing to be a presenter at a a national, regional or local meet? Yes  No
Do you model a specific prototype? Yes  No
If yes, prototype modeled:
Era modeled:
Scale(s) modeled:
What specific areas of railroading do you model? (i.e., Main line, bracnh, yard, etc.)

Mail checks (made out to Layout Design SIG and in US funds) to:

Matthew Metoyer
LDSIG Member Services
916 Beth Court
Santa Maria, CA 93454