Discussed problem of declining attendance at length. Proposed that all non-ATC participants, of good standing that have participated in 3 tournaments would be added to the a "grandfather" tye list. It would be up to team rep to verify each players eligibility by program entry or other suitable verification. ADOPTED
Andy is working on getting a new web site up and running by May. Allotted 300$ Canadian annually for web expenses ADOPTED
Rules members expenses: Proposed 1 day room cost & 1 day per diem (60$) for rules committee expenses, payable Saturday. ADOPTED
Proposed increase of committee levy to 10$ effective 2011. Passed @ team rep meeting.
Proposed levy fund be kept separate from float fund. ADOPTED
Proposed Chris Schenk to be temporary rules committee treasurer, bank will be Bank of America. ADOPTED
Proposed that host rep be at Saturday meeting. ADOPTED
MSP gave check for 2009 levy.
Discussed rules for participants playing for numerous teams. Decided to let host team determine way to get extra revenue.
Discipline committee effectively the misconduct issue involving Jimmy Johnson. 1 year suspension!
Proposed European rep be replaced by "member at large" This person would have a 2 year tour, and could be from anywhere. ADOPTED
Dave Johnson's tour extended 1 year to cover Canadian slot. Let’s work to get Canadians involved, it’s your tournament too.
Trophies: We need a new plaque for the Esprit-de-corps. Andy got check for trophy bag.
Suggested that meetings be more open; Proposed Monday 5-7 rules meeting & Wednesday team rep be open.
Suggested Screeching for rookies be done @ welcome party. Suggested host make more competitive schedule. Determined that rules committee members have different ID badges.
Determined that tournament should have Official logo. Andy will handle that. Souvenir Puck must have city @ date.