ARTICLE I – NAME AND OBJECTS
SECTION 1. The name of the Club shall be Irish Terrier Club of America.
SECTION 2. The objects of the Club shall be:
(a) To encourage and promote the breeding of pure-bred Irish Terriers and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection. (b) To encourage the organization of independent local Irish Terrier Specialty Clubs in those localities where there are sufficient fanciers of the breed to meet the requirements of The American Kennel Club. (c) To urge members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved by The American Kennel Club as the only standard of excellence by which the Irish Terrier shall be judged. (d) To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed and to encourage sportsmanlike competition at dog shows, field trials and obedience trials. e) To conduct sanctioned matches and specialty shows, field trials and obedience trials under the rules of The American Kennel Club.
SECTION 3. The Club shall not be conducted or operated for profit and no part of any profits or remainder or residue from dues or donations to the Club shall inure to the benefit of any member or individual.
SECTION 4. The members of the Club shall adopt and may from time to time revise such by-laws as may be required to carry out these objectives.