Become a Member

Join the professional community in Texas to learn about conducting archaeology in the Lone Star State, current laws and regulations, current news and events, archaeological standards and guidelines developed by CTA, and public outreach. Students are welcome.

Membership and Renewal Form 2018

To pay your dues: you can pay by check or through clicking on the “PURCHASE MEMBERSHIPS ONLINE” link below (powered by Square). If you prefer to make your payment by check, please include it with the membership form and send it to the CTA Secretary at the address on the form. Or better yet, come to the Spring or Fall CTA meetings and pay either by check or credit card!

If you wish to pay online, there will be a small fee (between $1.00 and $4.00) automatically added to your transaction to account for the service fee.

Remember, if you wish to have your company added to the Contractor’s List, at least one employee of your company is also required to have a Principal InvestigatorĀ membership.

Purchase Memberships Online !

Membership Categories

  • Company/Contractor Listing: $150
    (Company listing also requires a Principal Investigator membership)(Contractor listing late fee: assessed after Spring Meeting $25)
  • Principal Investigator: $45
  • Professional Archeologist: $30
  • Student/Retiree: $15
  • Institutional: $15

Membership is based on the calendar year January-December.

For more information, contact the CTA Treasurer atĀ or

3 Responses to Become a Member

  1. Ron Ralph says:

    Please send a printable form for 2014 so that I can renew my membership. I wish to pay by check to an address provided by CTA.


  2. Jim Abbott says:

    What happened to the PayPal Option?

    • Catherine Jalbert says:

      Hi Jim,

      Our system has been upgraded to use the Square payment system. Under our Become a Member page there is still the option to pay online, it’s just no longer through PayPal.


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