When you join North Metro Photo Club (NMPC) you also become a part of other organizations.
NMPC Is proud to be affiliated with:
Twin Cities Area of Camera Clubs (TCACCC)
The TCACCC is a network of 17 clubs that all promote continual learning and fellowship for those interested in all aspects of photography. We share resources and information and it's common that photographers have memberships with multiple clubs.
North Central Camera Club Council (N4C)
N4C has 37 affiliated clubs located throughout the Midwest.
By being a NMPC member you are able to enter your images in the N4C month competitions.
Competitions are held within the North Central Camera Club Council September through May except December. Each club belonging to the Council may submit eight entries per contest category per month on the basis of one per maker. Any entries that receive a ribbon in a monthly competition will be entered in the year-end competition.
Photographic Society of America
Here is the description of PSA from their website:
The Photographic Society of America (PSA) is a worldwide organization for anyone with an interest in photography. Founded in 1934, the Society is for casual shutterbugs, serious amateurs, and professional photographers.
PSA has members in over 80 countries. Individual and photo organization memberships offer a wide variety of services and activities: a monthly journal; online photo galleries; image evaluation; study groups; courses; competitions; an annual conference; opportunities for recognition of photographic achievement and service; and discounts on photography-related products and services.