Upper Chesapeake Youth Football League Febuary 5th, 2012 Meeting Minutes
Call to Order: 7:05pm
Board Members/Programs in Attendance: Aberdeen, BelAir, Edgewood, Cecil County, Havre de Grace, Jarrettsville, Joppatowne, Fallston, North Harford, Hereford, Perry Hall, Greg Beaty, Bob Chubb, Bob Elliott, Charlie Dawson, Duvowel Peeker, and Debbe Jones.
PresentationsPresident Report: · Meeting Minutes for January were unavailable for all to review. · Advised programs that Tonya has resigned from the Treasurer position. Programs will need to check to see if they have a person interested and submit name to board at next months meeting. · Danny reported that Cockeysville has declined out invitation to join and there was no reply back from Gray Charles.
Vice President of Rules: · Joppatowne…Player from 14U was eligible to player for this age group last season. Issue resolved.
Vice President of Scheduling: No report at this time · Sanford advised Charlie that Aberdeen may not have a field 4 to 5 weeks when season starts.
Communications Director: · Currently working on Database Roster system · Finalized txt message portion of web site · Needs to know who to send incident reports too….it was suggested to post to the web site that any questions regarding their program should report to their Chair.
Old/New Business: Went over all rule proposals and voted ·
Proposal from Bob Elliott: 11U to 14U the slaughter rule should be change to implement HS rules for 24 point lead. When team has lead the clock will continue to run only stopping for injuries and time outs. VOTE: 9 voted NO 4 voted YES ·
Proposal from Perry Hall: Adjust current weights for 2013 season 6U = Tackle to Tackle if above 85lbs (increase of 10lbs from 2012 weight limit) 7U = Tackle to Tackle if above 100lbs (increase of 17lbs from 2012 weight limit)
8U = Tackle to Tackle if above 115 lbs (increase of 20lbs from 2012 weight limit) 9U = Tackle to Tackle if above 130lbs (increase of 22lbs from 2012 weight limit) 10U = Tackle to Tackle if above 145 lbs (increase of 27lbs from 2012 weight limit) 11U = Tackle to Tackle if above 160 lbs (increase of 30lbs from 2012 weight limit 12U = Tackle to Tackle if above 175lbs (increase of 30lbs form 2012 weight limit) 14U = Unlimited Weight - No Restrictions VOTE: 10 voted NO 3 voted YES ·
Proposal from BelAir:
1)Adjust weights to 15 lbs 8U to 12U VOTE: 9 voted NO 4 voted YES
2) Adding a Referee or Impartial Adult to the Clinic Games VOTE: 11 voted NO 2 voted YES
Proposal’s from Danny Jahn:
1)Section 2.06 Starting date Add sentence to end (a) No camps will be allowed two start (2) weeks (14 days) prior to season start date. VOTE: 4 voted NO 9 voted YES
********Lonnie advised all that he is holding a camp in July and wanted to make sure with this new rule that he is ok to still hold camp. Camp starts at the 2 week mark so all agreed he was ok.
********Ian also advised that he has also planned a camp a week prior to season beginning. He will look to see if camp date can be moved and will report back to Board at next meeting.
2) Section 2.11 Player eligibility (e) High school students (i) REMOVE ENTIRE SECTION 14U WILL THEN BE TRUE 14U VOTE: All voted NO
3)Section 4.07(g) Field specifications 6u plays on 20 by 35 yard field 7u plays on 40 by 40 yard field VOTE: 1 voted NO 12 voted YES ·
Proposal Regarding adding Clinic Commissioner to Board:VOTE: 3 voted NO 10 voted YES