Spruce Lodge, Stratford

Thursday, November 23rd, 2000

  1. Welcome

  2. Roll call

  3. Approval of minutes of September 2000 meeting.

Motion - Mt. Forest/Woolwich, carried

  1. Business arising from the minutes - none

  2. Chairman's Report - none

  3. Treasurer's Report - Jeanette

see report. Profit sharing from 2000 Regionals - handout of cheques to various association. Regional dues outstanding, the cost is now $60. Elora, Owen Sound, Ripley, Tara and Stratford. Remember your ORA dues of $75 - some association are still outstanding.

  1. Co-ordinator Reports:

Coaching: certified more coaches than we ever have, 135 people. Thank you to St Clements, Stratford, Hanover and Dorchester. Bernie Colburn was an excellent presenter for the Level 2 coaching, hosted by London. Level 2 evaluator is needed for our region. You need to be a fully certified Level 2 coach.

Adult Development - Laura/Sandra

We still are in need of a host for the Adult Provincials.

Games & Tournament - Keith

Ginette and I need your TRF's, send them as soon as possible. Conference Meeting on December 10th for seeding purposes, to be held in Kitchener. Your e-mail address is needed, key tool for communication. Please notify Keith with your e-mail address. The Stat's are on the web site. Tournament results on the ORA web site, soon as information is available.

Membership Services - Brian

Arena Safety Audit form - MFIT form in manual or off the web site, a few outstanding.

Officiating - Jeff

Level 2 - waiting for resources

Sport Development - Karen

Mrs. Miles - Avon Xmas ornaments presentation. Stratford has tried this. $10 + tax for a set of 3. Tatoos, rings for threes. Gym ring equipment - Mt. Forest & St. Mary's. National Team - down load Secondary level - Waterloo, Cambridge/Kitchener exhibition ringette games - this year may not be a good year to approach, extra-curricular sports at the Secondary level. Ringette recruitment - Forest submit letter to Doug.

  1. Elite Program - Luc

see report. AAA Coach selection, December 17th. Debate on whether to continue with the Challenge Cup or play by Region. Discuss with your association and bring back your feedback to the next meeting.


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General Meeting of Western Region

November 23rd, 2000

  1. 1st Vice-Chairman - Doug

Outreach program - Wiarton, money to be applied to their new program to meet their promotional needs.

2nd Vice-Chairman - Chris, none

  1. New Business:
  1. Kealey Brown is the goalie for the Canadian National Team. The executive is supporting the proposal of a $200 donation towards her costs to participate on this team.

Motion - Chris, Vice-Chairman/St Clements - Western Region to sponsor Kealey for $200 for her participation on the Canadian National team.

Discussion: Community Service Work, maybe goalie clinic when available. Any associations who would like to help sponsor feel free to do so.

  1. Tillsonburg Ringette - Dave Demery - write-up in newspaper 26 new novices! Send newspaper clipping to the ORA.
  1. Remember Ringette Canada rule of only a 7 goal spread per game.
  2. At our next meeting on January 18th, don't forget to bring your $200 non-refundable deposit per team for Regionals 2001. $100 for bunnies. Also, your Provincial team fee is due on February 1st. Tentative prices for the Provincials: Petite - Tween = $875, Junior and up = $900 Adult Provincials are not included.
  3. Seaforth tournament flyer to be picked-up.