Constitution

ARTICLE 1 – NAME

1.01 The name of the Society is “Thompson Okanagan Ringette League”(TORL), herein after referred to as The League.

ARTICLE 2 - MISSION STATEMENT

2.01 The purpose of TORL is to provide opportunities for all players to participate in Ringette in an environment that encourages fun, friendship, sportsmanship and competition at their desired level of play.

ARTICLE  3– PURPOSES

3.01  To promote, foster and develop the playing of Ringette throughout the geographical boundaries of Zone 2 as set out by the BC Winter Games Society on behalf of the Government of British Columbia.

3.02  To promote and encourage the formation of Local Associations.

3.03  To establish and maintain uniform League playing rules.

3.04  To formulate, publish and administer policies beneficial to the sport and enforce laws and regulations governing the sport.

3.05  To promote Ringette as a mass participation sport as a means of healthful exercise, improving physical fitness, mental health and social development.

3.06  To foster the highest standards of sportsmanship and friendliness.

3.07  To encourage participants to strive for excellence in team work, team spirit and team discipline.

3.08  To encourage Recreational, House League and All-Star competition.

3.09  To promote orderly development of the game and to strive for conditions conducive to the safety of all participants.

3.10  To stimulate public awareness and foster spectator interest.

                    
ARTICLE 4 - GOALS

4.01  To recognize the right of individuals to play the sport at either the recreational, house league or competitive level.

4.02  To conduct its operations in such a manner as to ensure that players are provided the opportunity to play Ringette at all levels.

4.03  To increase the number of participants.
                    
4.04  To improve the quality of play at the League level.

4.05  To govern the sport in keeping with the philosophy and objectives as set out in the Bylaws of the League, the British Columbia Ringette Association and Ringette Canada.

ARTICLE 5 – DISSOLUTION

5.01  Upon the winding up or dissolution of the League, (TORL), the assets which remain after the payment of all costs, charges and expenses that are properly incurred in the winding up shall be distributed to: A registered charity or registered charities in British Columbia, as defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada), as may be determined by members of the League at the time of winding up or dissolution. This provision is unalterable.

 

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