Galway Youth soccer Club

                                                            Constitution

 

Article I

 

Name of the Organization

 

The name of this organization shall be the Galway Youth Soccer Club, hereinafter referred to as the GYSC or the Club.

 

Article II

 

Purposes

 The purpose of the GYSC are as Follows:

           

            To Educate, Develop, Promote, and administer the game of soccer among the

            youth of our community.

 

            To provide proper supervision and instruction to implant firmly in the minds of

            our youths the ideals of good sportsmanship, loyalty, courage and reverence, so

            that they may become upstanding members of society.

 

To foster and engage in competition and to install a sense of fairness to team members, competitors, and officials.

 

To encourage and to engage in any other activities which will enhance and improve the aforementioned purposes and for the good of soccer.

 

                       

Article III

 

Territory and colors

 

The territory from which the players are to be drawn is the greater Galway School District and the surrounding area.  The representative colors of the Club shall be Royal Blue and Gold. 

 

Article IV

 

Affiliations

 

GYSC is affiliated with the Capital District Youth Soccer League (CDYSL), the eastern New York State Youth Soccer Association (ENYSYSA), and the United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA), and its duration shall be perpetual.

 

Article V

 

Business of GYSC

 

The business of the Club shall be conducted and managed by the Club’s officers.  Each officer shall be at least eighteen years of age.

 

Article VI

 

Meetings of GYSC

 

The Business of the Club shall be transacted at an Officer meeting which shll be held at least six  (6) times a year on a date and time selected by the Officer meetings.  There shall be and Annual General meeting each year during the month of November, the date of which shall be established by the Officers, and notice of which shall be sent to Club members at least Fourteen (14) days before said date.

 

Article VII

 

Distribution of Earnings

 

No part of the net Earnings of the Club shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributed to, its members, officer, or other private persons, except that the organization shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of its purpose.

 

Article VIII

 

Amendment of the constitution

 

This constitution may be amended only at the Annual General Meeting or at a special meeting held for that specific purpose by a two-thirds majority vote of the votes cast,

A quorum being present, provided notice was given to each member at least fourteen (14) days prior to the Annual General meeting.

           

            Each member shall have on (1) vote at each general meeting.

 

            A Quorum shall exist when fifty-one (51) percent of the voting power is present at             the meeting. 

 

Article IX

 

Dissolution of GYSC

 

Upon dissolution of the Club, the Officers of the Club shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all of the liabilities of the Club, dispose of all of the assets of the Club exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific, testing for public safety, literary or educational purposes, or for the prevention of cruelty to children or animals: or to such organizations organized and operated exclusively for one or more such purposes as shall at the time qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501 © (30) of the Internal revenue Code 1954; or to the local government for a public purpose.

 

 

 

             

 

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