We, the horseshoe pitchers of Bloomfield, Indiana, in order to promote
and foster the game of horseshoe pitching as a sport, to provide the
opportunity and facilities for all persons interested in horseshoes in our area
to participate in the game, and to insure it's continued existence and growth,
do hereby establish this constitution for the Bloomfield Horseshoe League.
The name of the club shall be "Bloomfield Horseshoe League"
The purpose of this club shall be to further the cause of horseshoe
pitching by all proper means in Bloomfield and throughout the area of our
The requirements for membership shall be set out in the by-laws.
The officers of this club shall consist of a President, V-President,
Secretary, Treasurer and a Public Relations Director. These officers are to be
elected annually by a majority vote of all regular members present and entitled
to vote at the annual meeting of the club, and they shall hold office until the
next annual meeting, or until their successors are elected and qualified.
- DUTIES OF OFFICERS:
The duties of the president shall be to preside at all meetings and to administer the business of this club, to pass on any obligations the association may wish to incur, and to handle whatever other duties may come to their attention in promoting the best interest of the club.
The duties of the vice-president shall be, in the absence of the president, to preside at all meetings and to administer the business of this club, to pass on any obligations the association may wish to incur, and to handle whatever other duties may come to their attention in promoting the best interest of the club.
The duties of the Secretary shall be to keep accurate minutes of all meetings, keep accurate records of club meetings, attend to correspondence and any other duties which may come to their attention as necessary to promote the best interest of the club.
The duties of the Treasurer shall be to keep accurate records of club funds, custodian of all funds of the club, sign all warrants for club expenditures, keep accurate financial records of club funds and any other duties which may come to their attention as necessary to promote the best interest of the club.
- Public Relations Director:
The duties of the Public Relations Director shall be to get recognition out to the general public and other duties which may come to their attention as necessary to promote the best interests of the club.
- EXECUTIVE BOARD:
The elected officers and the team captains shall constitute the executive board and may act on behalf of the club in all matters. Meeting of the executive board will be held at such times and places as the executive board may decide, and at least one-half plus one of the board members must be present to constitute a quorum. The club president will chair the executive board and will vote only to break ties.
- TEAM CAPTAINS:
The team members should elect the team captains.
- DUTIES OF TEAM CAPTAINS:
The duties of the team captains shall be to collect all team fees, to be the teams spokes person, to keep team roster's up to date with the league secretary, to notify team members of all meetings and rain outs, to keep the team scores or designate a scorer, to help build the sport of horseshoes in general.
- VACANCY OF EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER:
In case of a vacancy on the executive board, the remaining executive board
members will fill the vacancy until the annual meeting held after the end of the season.
The president shall appoint such committees as necessary. Such as, but not limited to: Grounds keeping, banquet, tournament, awards, public relations, etc.
The club may adopt such by-laws, as it shall deem necessary. By-laws shall be adopted when approved by two-thirds vote of the board members in good standing present at any regular meeting.
The regular annual meeting for the election of officers should be held on
the first Monday night of September in each year. The executive board should have an annual meeting the second Monday of April of each year. A second regular meeting should be held on the third Monday of April at the horseshoe courts of each year. Such other meetings as are necessary may be called either by the president or by any two other board members, by notifying all board members in good standing of the time, place and purpose of such meeting at
least seven days before such.