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Membership Benefits
Features & Benefits of Membership In COAI


* Over 5000 like-minded clown arts professionals and enthusiasts around the world working together to propagate the performing art of clowning

* Minnesota based nonprofit membership corporation

* All volunteer leadership

* Contracted, professional membership support staff

* Specific membership categories to include Lifetime, International, Senior, Regular, E-Membership, Family and Junior

* Opportunity to purchase the COAI Approved Entertainers Insurance at a reduced membership rate

* Membership recruitment incentives for individual members

* Opportunities to receive Membership Scholarships  

* Individual welcome to the organization with a certificate suitable for framing

* Annual dues card upon renewal

* The New Calliope - a clown arts membership magazine published six times a year with full membership. E-Membership receives an electronic version of the magazine.  

* Publication opportunities for members by submitting articles and photos to The New Calliope editor

* Advertising opportunities for member owned businesses in The New Calliope

* Membership Directory with unique membership promotional opportunities

* COAI Chartered Clown Alleys and On-Line Alleys, for local and regional membership support and continuing educational opportunities

* Continuing professional educational opportunities, scholarships and grants

* The Clowning Basics Instructional Manual available for purchase to all members 

* Annual COAI convention 

* International competitions

* Junior Joey Program

* First time convention attendee Mentor Program

* International Awards and Recognition to include COAI LifeTime Achievement, Clown Of The Year, Excellence In Clowning,

     Ring of Honor, COAI President's Award, Competition Top Ten, Top Three

* International Clown Week Celebrations and recognition to include alley and individual C.H.A.R.L.I.E. Awards

* Recognition for local clown arts publications and newsletters excellence - The New Calliope Best of Press Award

* Opportunities for volunteer service to include election of Officers, 

* Opportunities for volunteer service of Regional Ambassadors, International Ambassadors, Committee Chairs

* Membership support offered by business office with regularly scheduled hours

* The COAI Website - - a full online community to interact with other members

* Membership promotional opportunities on the web site

* Clown arts dealer advertising and support opportunities on the web site

* Organization merchandise to include patches, pins, decals, shirts, hats, and more



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