REGIONAL GENERAL MEETING
Thursday, January 17th, 2002
Spruce Lodge in Stratford
2. Roll Call: regrets - Goderich, Ripley, Thornbury, and Wiarton
3. Minutes of November 15th, meeting
Motion to accept - Woolwich/Stratford - carried
4. Business arising from the minutes - none
5. Chairman's Report
6. Treasurer's Report - Jeanette
Note: Elvira from Kitchener who does our program each year for the Regionals will be given an honorarium for the last three (3) years of service.
Motion to accept the treasurer's report - Mt Forest/St Clements - carried
7. Co-ordinators Reports:
7.1 Coaching - no report
7.2 Adult Development - no report
7.3 Officiating - Jeff
**A deadline of February 25th for the referee n' chiefs to forward names to Jeff for
Regionals 2002**. Also, just a reminder that next year is a rule change year.
7.4 Sport Development - Karen
see report - High School Ringette Tournament
7.5 Membership Services - no report
7.6 Elite Development and 'A' League - Luc
A thank you is extended to London for hosting the Challenge Cup.
Mark on your calendars, Ontario Winter Games will be played at the Hespler Arena in Cambridge on March 7-10th.
The newly formed 'A' League has been a great success this year. There will be an 'A'
League in the 2002-2003 season.
7.7 Vice-Chairman - Chris
January 17th, 2002
8. New Business:
London is hosting the Provincial 'AA' February 28th - March 3rd. Deadline of January 28th to purchase an advertise in their program. They are asking for your support throughout the Ringette Community.
Substitute for one (1) tournament for players - clarification on goalies. discussion
All the Petite teams not allowed to participate in this years 'A' Provincials. (6 region teams+ 1
10. Games & Tournament - Ginette/Keith
$900 and $950 for Provincial fees. On Sunday, a decision will be made for 'A' wild card for all levels - most up to-date stats - minimum of 2 tournaments attended.
Hudson Travel must be used for booking your accommodations.
Regionals - all associations will bring their cheques ($200 non-refundable deposit) forward, write teams on the back of cheques.
Each team are asked to donate a gift for the gift table. Bring to the next meeting or at the Thursday night registration at the Regionals.
Petite A and Tween A in favour of participating at the Regionals to wrap up the season (teams that don't move on to the Provincials).
Prelims - Keith has package outlining tie breaking rules, overtime, Championship rule as per
ORA manual, schedules, etc.,
Next meeting is to be held in Stratford at the Spruce Lodge on Thursday, March 7th, 2002.
**Please note the High School Ringette Tournament has been changed to March 27th. All interested schools should send their fax numbers to Anne Verhoeve at firstname.lastname@example.org in order to receive a registration form.