Barrow and District Table Tennis League AGM 1st July 2014

Barrow and District Table Tennis League

AGM

Tuesday July 1st  2014

7-30pm

Table Tennis Centre

Deemon Studios

1 Minutes of the 2013 AGM

2 Chairman's Report

3Treasurers Report

4 Elections of Officers

5 Rule changes

6 Centenary Cup

7 Team Sheets

8 League Formation

9 Promotion and relegation

10 Start of 2014 /2015 Season

11 Bill Cornish Memorial Trophy

12 100-club draw

1 Minutes of the 2013 AGM

 

2 Chairman’s Report

 

3 Treasurers Report

The Treasure to present the balance sheet for 20013 / 2014

 

 4 Election of Officers

·         Chairman –  Keith Mallinson

·         Vice Chairman – Tony Galloway 

·         Secretary -  Keith Edwards

·         Treasurer –Keith Edwards

 

Match Secretaries

·         Division One – Matt O’Flynn

·         Division Two  - Dave Pedley

 

Auditor

·         Lesley Morgan

 

KO Committee

·          (sec) Tony Galloway

·          

 

Tournament Committee

·          

 

 

 LancashireLeague Reps

 

·         Junior –

·         Veterans –  Keith Mallinson

 

Selection Committee

·         As Lancashire League Reps

 

Development Officer  

·                     John Harrison

 

Trophy Secretary

·                     Keith Mallinson

 

Top 10 competition Secretary

·                       

 

5 Rule Changes

Rule 1 - The League shall be called The Barrow and District Table Tennis League and shall be affiliated to the English Table Tennis Association and the Cumbria Table Tennis Association

Delete  - Cumbria Table Tennis Association

 

Rule 5(1) d -  The AGM shall elect from registered players and officers of the league

a) A selection Committee consisting of three members.  The Committee shall select the teams or players to represent the League as and when required

b) A knock-out Committee consisting of one registered player from each division.  The Committee will be responsible for rules 17, 18, 20 and 25

c) A Tournament Committee consisting of 4 members.  The Committee will be responsible for administration of the Annual Tournament, subject to prior approval of the Council

d) Such persons as are entitled to represent the league on the Cumbria County Committee

Delete -   clause d)

 

Rule 8(1) - Any Club wishing to join the League shall pay the appropriate ETTA, CTTA and Barrow Table Tennis Centre affiliation fees

Delete – CTTA

 

Rule 12(6) – Each division shall have its own merit competition and each of the winners shall receive appropriate prizes.  The winner in each competition shall be the player with the highest averages and who has played at least 75% of the games in a season.  In the event of a tie on wins the player’s success rate shall be calculated and this shall decide the winner.  Each divisional competition shall be monitored by the respective match secretary and the merit tables will be published periodically in the local press

Add  after local press  - and website

 

Rule 14(1) – Matches shall be played as printed in the fixture book and may only be postponed under the following circumstances –

a) If the premises of the home Club are unavailable

b) If the date of fixture falls on Good Friday, Easter Monday,   Years Eve or New Years Day

c) With the approval of the Chairman, if in his opinion, the circumstances are reasonable

and agreed by both parties

d) If a fixture involving a school side becomes impossible to fulfil due to industrial action by the teaching staff or other school offices

Add after postponed – or brought forward

Add – (e) If a player from that team is required for a team or representative match

 

Rule 14(2) – Clubs wishing to postpone fixtures under Rule 14(1) (a) must bring their request before the Council for approval at the Council Meeting prior to the fixture

Add after postponed – or bring forward

 

Rule 14(5) - Player’s  not eligible to play in the original fixture cannot play in the rearranged match.  If a fixture is postponed and a player from that fixture is re-ranked at a later date he can however, play in the rearranged fixture  ­

Delete – he can however .  Replace with - they cannot

 

Rule 15 (3)  – e) Where the Council decides that the relative strength of an individual player is greater than the team he is registered for, that player will be starred, and will not be allowed to play for a team above for which he has been registered

Add –Only one starred player will be permitted per team

 

Rule 17 – A competition for the Dixon Cup and Centenary Cup be held annually on a knock-out basis.  The draw for each round shall be made by the KO committee

Add – The dates for each round shall be printed in the fixture book

 

Rule 26 – Entries in the Lancashire League, Wilmot Cup, Rose Bowl, Carter Cup and Bronfield Trophy events are to be decided by Council at the monthly meeting prior to the closing date for entries

Delete Rule

 

All the above Rule Amendments have been proposed by the Chairman

 

Rule 15 3(b) – A Player may only play for a team above that for which he has been registered on 4      occasions (matches) and may not play for a lower team.  Any games outside of this allowance will not count

Amend to read - A Player may play for a team above that for which he has been registered but may not play for a lower team.  Any games won outside of this allowance will not count

Proposed by Paul Akred

 

6 Centenary Cup

To discuss the future of the Centenary Cup

 

7 Team Sheets

To discuss and clarify the correct interpretation  for forming a team

 

8 League Formation

To agree the formation of the league for season 2014 / 2015

 

9 Promotion and Relegation

To decide the number of teams to be promoted and relegated from each division for season 2014 / 2015

 

10 Start of the 2014 / 2015 Season

To agree the start of the 2014 / 2015 season

 

11 Bill Cornish Memorial Trophy

To present the Bill Cornish Memorial Trophy

 

12 100 club draw

To make the draw for £200, £75, £50 and £25

 

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