FBA Mission Statement
The Fila Brasileiro Association, Inc. follows the procedures and breed standard # 225 of 1976, revised on 1984, of the Brazilian Confederation of Cynophile (CBKC).
The FBA will not tolerate the internal promotion by any other organizations or individuals who support standards other than that of the original version # 225 of 1976, revised in 1984, issued by CBKC. The FBA is a non-profit organization that is truly interested in promoting and preserving the Fila Brasileiro breed according to the original standard of the breed.
The FBA has no registry of its own. It will honor the registries of CBKC and FCPR (Federacion Canofila de Puerto Rico).
The FBA Delegates, representing each state, and many foreign countries, may promote matches, specialty shows, working competitions, seminars, meetings, social activities, and distribute information on the breed and Association.
The FILA DIGEST is our means of communication. It contains letters, articles, reports, health information, and show announcements. An annual fiscal report will be published in the newsletter as well minutes of all meetings, (General annual meeting or Special meeting).
The FBA Bylaws clearly state that the Association does not discriminate in membership eligibility nor in selecting officers, directors, or delegates, on the basis of color, race, religion, religious creed, nationality, ancestry, or citizenship. The FBA will strive to answer any correspondence within thirty (30) days of its receipt. In order to cover expenses, the FBA's income will come from the membership fees, newsletter ads, show entry fees, working competitions, temperament tests, seminars, donations, social activities, silent auctions, raffles, etc.
General Meetings will be held at least once a year or when the President deems it necessary.