WESTERN REGION GENERAL MEETING
Thursday, 1999 November 24th
Spruce Lodge, Stratford
Refereeing - Jeff Clark
Rule Change Year!! - 160-180 officials have attended, of which most are Level I hoping to move up to a Level II and in turn the Level II move up to a Level III
Refresher Clinics - 3 held
Rules Clinic - last one in Exeter, Wednesday, December 8th, 7:30 p.m. at South Huron District High School
Discussion in regards to the confusion of the revised $55 fee for the Level I clinic
They are sporting their new jackets and they showed us their new away sweaters. We, the Region are the sponsor of this team. Motion to accept the purchase of the Western Region All Star Team away sweaters. Hanover/Stratford - carried
Proposal to subside $30/player Motion Western Region will subside $30/player towards the cost
of the team and bench staff jackets. Chatham/St Clements carried
Great group of girls, they work well together, everyone worked 110%, bench staff excellent. The
next Challenge Cup will be held at North Bay - mid January, March Break in Sault Ste Marie.
Please contact us for ice/monies you may wish to donate. Remember they are working with a
budget of $18,000
Grey/Bruce Reunion a success
Challenge Cup this past weekend, final game 1-0 win for Western Region vs Eastern Region
Reminder to the associations who still owe their Region dues. They now are $60
10.1 Coaching - Betty Ann
Level I - Hanover, Exeter, St Clements and Stratford - thank you for hosting, approximately 110 attending. Level II in Cambridge in November, please hand out the G & T Handbook for Coaches - this is not on the net - each representative at this meeting must copy it and give to each coach in your association. January 8th, 2000 is the deadline for coaching certifications. Can't be stressed enough that the $55 cost is needed to cover expenses.
10.2 Adult Development - Sandra & Laura
deadline for the Provincials
10.3 Games & Tournaments
collection of your TRF's
Woolwich, Chatham & Stratford to oversee arenas for Regionals 2000
10.4 Membership Services - Brian
Releases were due November 15th - please throw out the old (5 ) part forms and use the
new ones - arena audit forms have been 45% received, the rest are now due
10.5 Sport Development - Corey
new assistant - Debbie Shaw - 5 gym sets - information is due to support these new sets
- how used, how many girls introduced to using it - before end of January - Player
Instructor Clinic should be held again
10.6 Vice Chairman's - Chris & Doug
WORL Handbooks - WORL meeting in December
Motion All officials in attendance at a clinic this past fall must pay the Region (new) set fee of $55 instead of the old $40. Betty Ann/Stratford carried
A letter will be sent to your association with a list of referee's who attended and whether they paid $40 or the new $55.
Letter read by Betty Ann from Mike coach of the Chatham Petite team. The Chatham team vs Mississauga team - 2 girls on the Chatham team were accused of being boys. Western region will respond to Southern Region + Mississauga Association + president of ORA.
Petite A & AA - if trying to get in a Petite A tournament - the ORA office wants to know if you are experiencing difficulties.
Tillsonburg tournament - January 7-9, 2000
Tara co-ed tournament
Mitchell - Dec 9-12, 1999
Mt Forest - co-ed - January 29-30, 2000
Reminder - at our January 20th meeting bring a $200 non-refundable deposit for each team from your association and if you are registering a bunny team the cost will be $100/team deposit
Provincials $875 also due at the January 20th meeting.