CKA EGM Minutes

Sunday 21st September 2008, 8 pm, Penny Ferry

 

ATTENDEES:

 

PRESENT

ABSENT

APOLOGY

Chairman (Howard Laffling)

 

 

Secretary (Vacant)

 

 

 

Treasurer (Corinne Bowes)

 

 

 

Fixtures (Adam Twiss)

 

 

Results (Nick Armitage)

 

 

Senior Development (Sara Neaves)

 

 

Junior Development (Vacant)

 

 

 

Refereeing (Andy Rutter)

 

 

Coaching (Lee Matthews)

 

 

Publicity (Tracey Cooper)

 

 

CPO (Janine Collier)

 

 

 

OTHERS:

City Rep [ ]

Phoenix Rep [Rhian Reynolds, Gary Cole ]

Lions Rep [Andrew Sills]

Tigers Rep [Chris West]

University Rep [ ]

Vikings Rep [ ]

 

1. CHANGE TO THE LEAGUE RULES TO ALLOW DEVELOPMENT TEAMS

The league rules were changed :-

{4.1.11 A team in the lowest Division may choose at any time during the season, prior 31st January, to be a 'Development Team'. The team must notify the Results Officer of their decision. Once a team chooses to become a Development team this decision is final and cannot be reversed.

4.1.11.1 A team in the lowest Division who fields an ineligible player prior to 31st January will be deemed to have chosen to be a Development Team. A team may appeal to the CKA League Sub-committee (Chair, Results Officer and Fixtures Officer) if the ineligible player was fielded by mistake . The League Sub-committee will decide by agreement if the team should be a Development Team or not.

4.1.11.2 No match results of a Development team will count towards any Division placings

4.1.11.3 A Development team will not be eligible for play-offs or promotion and will be ranked as having finished at the bottom of the division, below all non-Development Teams and equal to all other Development Teams.

4.1.11.4 A Development team may field players ineligible under the team composition status rules. See 4.1.3.}

 

2. CHANGE TO THE LEAGUE RULES TO GIVE THE CHOICE OF A WALKOVER OR LETTING THE RESULT STAND IF A TEAM FIELDS AN ILLEGAL PLAYER

The league rules were changed :-

4.1.5 {If a}[A]ny team field{s}[ing] an ineligible player [shall be deemed to have lost the match and the match will be awarded to] the opposition [as] {will be offered the choice of} a walkover victory{ or letting the match result stand, after the match. The opposition team must choose and inform the results officer before their next match or within 2 weeks, whichever is sooner. This choice will be final. If a team does not choose within the time limit the the following 3 CKA Officers : Fixtures Officer, Results Officer and Chair (the 'league sub-committee') will agree upon a choice for the team}.

4.1.11 All junior (under 18) players must be approved by the CKA i.e. an underage player request form for the player must be completed and approved by the CKA committee, before they can play in the CKA League. If a junior player who has not been approved plays in the CKA League then the penalties are :-

[the team shall be deemed to have lost the match and the match will be awarded to] the opposition [as] {will be offered the choice of} a walkover victory{ or letting the match result stand, after the match. The opposition team must choose and inform the results officer before their next match or within 2 weeks, whichever is sooner. This choice will be final. If a team does not choose within the time limit the the following 3 CKA Officers : Fixtures Officer, Results Officer and Chair (the 'league sub-committee') will agree upon a choice for the team.}

AND the team shall be deducted 2 points

AND the club shall be fined 20

 

 

3. CHANGE TO THE LEAGUE RULES MAKE A DIVISION 2 WALKOVER 7-0

The league rules were changed :-

Walkover victory : When a ruling results in a walkover victory being awarded to a team, that victory shall be classed as a 100 win in Division 1{,a 7-0 win in Division 2} and {a }50 {win} in all other divisions.

 

4. CHANGE TO THE LEAGUE RULES TO MAKE PLAY-OFFS A SINGLE MATCH IN A NEUTRAL VENUE

The league rules were changed :-

3.2.2.1 Play-off matches will be [over 2 legs, home and away for each team,] {a single match at a neutral venue} and must be played within 1 month of the last match of the league season. Play-off Fixtures will be arranged in association with the Fixtures officer, in the same way as normal league fixtures. {The venue and referee costs will be shared equally between the 2 teams. The 'home' team will be determined by the toss of a coin by the referee immediately before the match.} [The play-off fixtures will be treated as a league of 2 teams in order to decide the winner and loser.]

 

 

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