Warren Youth Football is a member of The Chicagoland Youth Football League, providing a positive youth football experience for 1st through 8th grade athletes, in the Warren Township High School district.

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WARREN YOUTH FOOTBALL

BY-LAWS

 

ARTICLE I: NAME

 

Section 1: The name of this organization shall be Warren Youth Football, Hereinafter, referred to as WYF. WYF shall operate as a non-profit organization.

 

ARTICLE II: PURPOSE

 

Section 1: The purpose of WYF is to provide safe and supervised football for the youth of the Warren Township High School District 121 area

 

ARTICLE III: OBJECTIVE

 

Section 1: The objective of WYF shall be the following:

 

  1. To build healthy bodies and minds.
  2. To develop skill and proficiency in football and related activities.
  3. To inspire its’ participants the ideals of sportsmanship, teamwork, honesty, physical fitness and pride, regardless of race, color, or creed.
  4. To have fun.
  5. To do all of these things for the welfare of the youngsters first and foremost, without adult ambition for personal glory.

ARTICLE IV: PARTICIPANT

 

Section 1:  

 

  1. Any player, coach, board member, or volunteer is considered a participant of WYF.

 

  1. WYF reserves the right to refuse any player, coach or volunteer to become a participant in WYF.

 

  1. Any player is considered a participant upon payment of the registration fees established by the Board. The Board, at its sole discretion, may assign a certain number of partial scholarships to families experiencing a financial hardship. The number of scholarships will be determined in the annual budget and may be subject to change prior to the beginning of the season. The Board shall vote on the acceptance of participants whose family is experiencing a financial hardship. Applicants are not guaranteed a partial scholarship and need reapply every season.

 

  1. Participants shall not be required to be affiliated with any other group or organization to qualify as participants of WYF.
  2. If a participant has not completed payment by the end of week 3, said participant will become immediately suspended. Participant will have their eligibility return upon receipt of full payment. No refund will be offered to those who choose not to fulfill their payment commitment.

 

Section 2:  SUSPENTION OR TERMINATION

 

  1. Participation may be terminated by resignation, by action of the Board Members or by a majority vote of those officers present at the duly constituted meeting.  All board members shall have the authority to discipline, eject, or suspend any participant on the spot when the conduct of such person is considered detrimental to the best interest of the players and the organization. This includes any time they are representing the WYF program.

 

  1. If a participant is possibly being terminated, the involved party must be                  notified of such meeting, informed of the general nature of the charges and bylaw(s) violated, and given an opportunity to answer such charges.  A minimum of 24 hour notice shall be given to the involved party.  If the involved party does not attend the meeting, it may still be held.  A vote may still be taken and the participant may still be terminated.

 

  1. In the event a player is ejected from any game (scrimmage and/or regular season), the player shall be suspended two games (one game per TCYFL By-Laws and one game via WYF).  The case to be reviewed by the WYF Judicial Committee at which time a formal appeal of the second game can be made (see Article IV, Section 2.D).  The head coach of the player may also be suspended one game, which too can be appealed to the WYF Judicial Committee (per Article IV, Section 2.D).  Each appeal must be made within 72 hours of the incident in review and made directly to a WYF board member.

 

  1. If a participant, parent, legal guardian, family member or guest of the participants actions either on the playing field, in the stands, at a practice facility or Warren Youth Football event are reported to a board member and the alleged allegations are deemed to be in violation of any of the WYF Code of Conduct rules or Warren Township Conduct rules the person or persons in question will be asked to appear before the judicial committee to explain their alleged actions. If the allegations brought forth to the committee are deemed by a majority vote to be valid, the person or persons in question will be subject to punishment under Article XII, Section 3, Subsection A, B, C. Depending on the severity of the incident the punishments under the Article XII Section 3, Subsection A, B, C may also be invoked on the participant whether a player or coach.  If the involved party does not attend the meeting, it may still be held.  A vote may still be taken and the participant may still be terminated.
  2. The WYF Board of Directors reserves the right to terminate a participant (without refund if a player participant) from WYF for any action not specifically covered by the WYF By-Laws.  Dismissal can occur at any instance by simple majority vote of WYF Board of Directors.  No appeal can be made.

 

ARTICLE V: GOVERNMENT

 

Section 1: The governing body of WYF shall be the Board of Directors (Board), whose members are the parents of active players, or other persons interested in the furtherance of WYF.

 

  1. The Board of Directors term of office shall be two (2) years.

 

  1. Elections

 

  1. Are to be held at the November Board meeting every year.  Newly elected board members will take their seats at the following month’s board meeting.
  2. Any person wishing to run for a board position must submit an application to WYF by the October board meeting.
    1. Any person wishing to run for the position of President, First Vice President, League Representative, Assistant League Representative or Treasurer needs to have their applications voted on and approved by the board of directors at the October board meeting.
    2. Any person that is currently on probation or serving a suspension handed out by WYF is not eligible to run for a board position.

 

iii.  Any position that is vacant or is being vacated will be filled by appointment by the board of directors in a timely fashion.

  1. Any participant, excluding players, in good standing with WYF; or any parent/guardian of any current player in good standing with WYF will have a vote. Voting rights will be limited to one (1) vote per family.
    1. Good Standing is defined as any person not currently serving a suspension, is on probation or has been terminated from WYF
    2. Current Player is defined as any player that participated, and did not withdraw from WYF, the previous season and is eligible to play the following season.
  2. Even year elections
    1. President
    2. Second Vice President
    3. Registrar
    4. League Representative
    5. Equipment Manager
    6. Coaching Consultant Director
    7. High School Liaison (Appointment only)
  3. Odd year elections
    1. First Vice President
    2. Secretary
    3. Treasurer
    4. Communications Director
    5. Fundraising Director
    6. By-Laws and Conduct Director
    7. Alternate League Representative (Appointment only)
  4. The WYF Board of Directors consists of:
    1. President
    2. First Vice President
    3. Second Vice President
    4. Secretary
    5. Treasurer
    6. Registrar
    7. League Representative
    8. Communications Director
    9. Equipment Manager
    10. Fundraising Director
    11. By-Laws and Conduct Director

12.  Coaching Consultant Director

13.  High School Liaison (non-voting position)

14.  Alternate League Representative (non-voting WYF position)

 

ARTICLE VI: RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF BOARD MEMBERS

Section 1: All Board members shall abide by the following rules and responsibilities. Violation of the rules shall be cause for suspension or termination according to Article IV, Section 2.

Section 2: Board members have the following rights guaranteed under parliamentary law:

  1. To be treated fairly and equitably.
  2. To receive notice of meetings, make motions, second motions when needed.  Vote on motions.
  3. Nominate people for office.  Be nominated for office.  Elect people for office.
  4. Know the meaning of questions or subjects being debated.
  5. To speak on or debate an issue in turn.
  6. Object when rules are being violated.
  7. Appeal the decision of the chair.
  8. Have access to minutes of all meetings.
  9. Receive the treasurer’s report once a month.
  10. Get a copy of the WYF bylaws.
  11. Not have to suffer personal abuse or attack from any other Board member.
  12. Be free from any type of sexual harassment.
  13. Any other rights guaranteed under parliamentary law.
  14. After serving the first year of their term, a board member will only be required to pay ½ of the registration fee for their oldest participating child for as long as the member continues to serve on the board of directors.  One-half is defined as half of the current registration fee in the year which the board member is eligible. 

Section 3: Board members have the following responsibilities as well:

  1. Attend meetings, be on time, and stay until the end of meetings.
  2. Be ready to talk knowledgably and intelligently on a topic.
  3. Be open-minded and attentive.
  4. Treat everyone with courtesy and respect.
  5. Follow the rules of debate and follow the rules of the organization.
  6. Attack issues not people.
  7. Abide by the decision of the majority vote.
  8. Bring in or recommend new members.
  9. Participate in committees as requested or needed.
  10. Promote the organizations growth and influence.

 

ARTICLE VII: BOARD MEMBER DUTIES

 

Section 1: President: The President shall be responsible for coordinating or causing the coordination where WYF has a responsibility to the league. The President shall preside at all Board meetings and assume full responsibility for the operation of WYF according to its Bylaws. He/she shall be responsible for the conduct of WYF in accordance to the policies, principles, rules, and regulations of TCYFL.  The President shall supervise the function of various committees.  The President shall vote only to break a tie.  The President is responsible for filling any Board vacancies that occur mid season or that have not been filled by December 31st or for completing or delegating the duties of that Board position.    The President is responsible for overseeing the WYF annual budget review and submitting the WYF budget for annual Board approval.  Annually, the President shall appoint a WYF board member to oversee the potential post season activities of WYF participants to off site location(s).  The President is responsible for the safe and effective operation of WYF

Section 2: First Vice President: The First Vice President shall preside in the absence of the President and shall work with other officers and committee members. The First Vice President shall carry out such duties and assignments as may be delegated by the President.  The First Vice President shall be in charge of apparel by identifying a third party company to provide and distribute WYF apparel.  The First Vice President shall be responsible for all money collected from apparel sales and shall turn in all monies to the Treasurer in a timely manner for immediate deposit in the WYF account.  The First Vice President shall be responsible for any sponsorship details and shall turn in sponsorship monies to the Treasurer in a timely manner for immediate deposit in the WYF account.  The First Vice President shall be responsible for ordering WYF team jerseys and organizing jersey distribution to WYF teams.  The First Vice President shall be responsible for assisting the President with WYF activates and to ensure the WYF organization runs smoothly.  The First Vice President is responsible for submitting an annual budget request to the Board President for Board review and vote (no later than October Board meeting).  The First Vice President shall attend all meetings and vote on motions.  The First Vice President shall have the powers and perform other duties as prescribed by the board.  The first Vice President is responsible for the safe and effective operation of WYF. 

Section 3: Second Vice President: The Second Vice President shall carry out such duties and assignments as may be delegated by the President.  The Second Vice President shall be in charge of any home playing field in WYF, which includes scheduling, opening and closing of said fields.  The Second Vice President shall be in charge of training and scheduling of Field Marshalls, scheduling board members on duty for WYF home games, the scoreboard operations schedule and facility trash detail.  The Second Vice President will be accountable for obtaining annual bids (quotes) for a third party to provide operation of concession stands and purchasing of items to be sold at the concession stands.  The Second Vice President shall attend all meetings and vote on motions.  The Second Vice President shall have other powers and perform other duties as prescribed by the Board.  The Second Vice President is responsible for the safe and effective operation of WYF.

Section 4: Secretary: The Secretary shall attend all scheduled meetings and record the minutes of each meeting and vote on motions.  The Secretary shall provide the Board members with a copy of the minutes. The Secretary will be accountable for obtaining a contract for a third party photographer to be hired for WYF team photos.   The Secretary is responsible for submitting an annual budget request to the Board President for Board review and vote (no later than October Board meeting).  The Secretary shall perform other duties as prescribed by the Board.  The Secretary is responsible for the safe and effective operation of WYF.

Section 5:  Treasurer: The Treasurer shall maintain the books and financial recordings. The Treasurer shall provide a status report once a month to the Board.  The Treasurer shall supervise all finances and pay all approved purchases and expenses.  The Treasurer shall attend all scheduled Board meetings and vote on motions.  The Treasurer is responsible for submitting an annual budget request to the Board President for Board review and vote (no later than October Board meeting).  The Treasurer shall work with the Board President to provide the WYF annual budget to the Board for vote in the January Board meeting.  The Treasurer shall maintain registration checks, equipment deposit checks and reimbursements.  The Treasurer shall perform other duties as prescribed by the Board.  The Treasurer is responsible for the safe and effective operation of WYF.  The term of the Treasurer is two (2) election cycles.  If it is decided by the Board that no suitable candidates are available after a Treasurer has completed two full terms, an extra two terms are acceptable only if an "Agreed Upon Procedures" financial review is conducted by an outside Public Accounting firm. 

Section 6: Registrar: The Registrar shall maintain the records and database of WYF players which include; names, addresses, birthdates, phone numbers, emergency contacts, birth certificates and medical authorization.  The Registrar shall be in charge of the proper placement of players into division brackets based on age and weight in accordance with the league rules.  The Registrar shall administer, maintain and update the program’s online registration function and registration lists. The Registrar shall attend the players draft and document the disbursement of the players to their respective teams.  The Registrar shall assign players to their respective teams through the online function. The Registrar shall be in charge of preparing the coaches binder.  The Registrar is responsible for organizing and overseeing the team parent function for each team in WYF.  The Registrar will identify a team parent for each team in WYF and provide guidance for the team parent function throughout the football schedule.  The Registrar is responsible for submitting an annual budget request to the Board President for Board review and vote (no later than October Board meeting).  The Registrar shall attend all meetings and vote on motions.  The Registrar shall perform other duties as prescribed by the Board.  The Registrar is responsible for the safe and effective operation of WYF.

Section 7:  League Representative: The League Representative shall represent WYF at all League meetings and shall keep the organization informed as to the activities of League.  The League Representative shall attend all scheduled meetings and vote on motions.  The League Representative is responsible for ensuring player injury reports are completed and filed with WYF and the league WYF is associated with.  The League Representative shall track player injuries, obtain and file physician release or restriction notes from player parent/guardian.  Communicate player injuries, release and/or restriction notices with WYF coaching staff.  The League Representative shall work closely with the Equipment Manager by reviewing WYF equipment for potential safety issues and/or equipment vendor recalls or defect notifications. The League Representative will identify any safety related training required for WYF, including but not limited to concussion baseline testing. The League Representative is responsible for submitting an annual budget request to the Board President for Board review and vote (no later than October Board meeting).  The League Representative shall work with the Alternate League Representative to complete the roles and responsibilities identified.  The League Representative shall perform other duties as prescribed by the Board.  The League Representative is responsible for the safe and effective operation of WYF.

Section 8:    Communications Director: The Communications Director is responsible for all digital, social and print external communications on behalf of WYF.  Development and administration of an annual marketing plan will be created and implemented by the Communications Director.  The Communications Director is responsible for the management, development and oversight of the league website. The Communications Director is responsible for submitting an annual budget request to the Board President for Board review and vote (no later than October Board meeting).  The Communications Director shall work with the Warren Township Cheer and Pom as a liaison between the two organizations.   The Communications Director shall attend all meetings and vote on motions.  The Communications Director may perform other duties as prescribed by the Board.  The Communications Director is responsible for the safe and effective operation of WYF.

Section 9: Equipment Manager: The Equipment Manager is responsible for all the football equipment.  The Equipment Manager shall be responsible for maintaining an equipment database. The Equipment Manager shall locate sources for purchasing quality equipment at reasonable prices.  The Equipment Manager shall inventory all equipment before the January Board Meeting and provide an inventory report to the Board along with a list of items needed.  After the Board has approved the budget and necessary purchases, the Equipment Manager shall order the equipment early enough to receive them by the start of the season.  The Equipment Manager shall make sure each Head Coach receives a Coaches box that contains extra parts (i.e. Helmet screws, mouth pieces, etc.).  Also, he/she shall make sure each Head Coach receives a bag containing footballs, tees, etc.  The Equipment Manager will provide head coaches with a first aid kit for practices and games.  The Equipment Manager is responsible for arranging a site for the equipment distribution.  The Equipment Manager is responsible for the collection of all equipment at the end of the season and for the secure storage of the equipment.  The Equipment Manager will attend all meetings and vote on motions.  The Equipment Manager shall perform other duties as prescribed by the Board.  The Equipment Manager is responsible for the safe and effective operation of WYF.

Section 10: By-Laws and Conduct Director: The Bylaws and Conduct Director shall make amendments to the WYF Bylaws when the Board has voted and approved such amendments.  The Bylaws and Conduct Director shall investigate all complaints of conduct violations.  The Bylaws and Conduct Director shall maintain records on all conduct violations and their final dispositions.  The Bylaws and Conduct Director shall be the leader of the Judicial Committee.  The Bylaws and Conduct Director is responsible for submitting an annual budget request to the Board President for Board review and vote (no later than October Board meeting). The Bylaws and Conduct Director shall attend all meetings and vote on motions.  The Bylaws and Conduct Director shall perform other duties as prescribed by the Board.  The Bylaws and Conduct Director is responsible for the safe and effective operation of WYF.

Section 11: Fundraising Director: The Fundraising Director is responsible for coordinating fund raising and shall be in charge of all fund raising efforts.  The Fundraising Director shall be responsible for community events with regards to WYF.  The Fundraising Director will help promote WYF within the Warren Township High School District 121 area. The Fundraising Director shall work with the High School Liaison on promoting WYF within Warren Township High School. The Fundraising Director is responsible for submitting an annual budget request to the Board President for Board review and vote (no later than October Board meeting).  The Fundraising Director shall attend all scheduled meetings and vote on motions.  The Fundraising Director shall perform other duties as prescribed by the Board.  The Fundraising Director is responsible for the safe and effective operation of WYF.

Section 12:  Coaching Consultant Director: 

The Coaching Consultant is responsible for: 

  • Organizing a post season meeting with coaches
  • Supervising off season meetings for football quality control
    • Analyze current systems and structures (committee)
    • Facilitate implementation of new systems and structures as deemed necessary by committee
    • Lead articulation with Warren Township High School as it pertains to football philosophies
  • Organize and oversee committee to select WYF Head Coaches (March)
  • Help coaches become acclimated to WYF philosophies and operations
  • Oversee HUDL and the coaches use of the program
  • Operate in cooperation with Lead Coach (chosen by coach selection committee annually) during the fall in order to better assist coaches
  • Attend off season board meetings and fall board meetings as possible
  • The Coaching Consultant shall assist with player evaluations and off season player skill camps.  
  • The Coaching Consultant is responsible for submitting an annual budget request to the Board President for Board review and vote (no later than October Board meeting). 
  • The Coaching Consultant shall have other powers and perform other duties as prescribed by the Board.  
  • The Coaching Consultant is responsible for the safe and effective operation of WYF.

 

Non-Voting WYF Representatives:

Section 13:  Warren Township High School (District 121) Liaison:  This is a WYF Board appointed position.  The High School Liaison is responsible for strengthening the WYF and Warren Township High School relationship via on field and off the field activities.  The High School Liaison shall assist with the Coaching Consultant Director with off season coaching seminars and off season player skill camps.  The High School Liaison shall work with the Fundraising Director on promoting WYF within Warren Township High School.  The High School Liaison shall assist the Second Vice President with organizing personnel for scoreboard, game day chain gang scheduling and providing personnel to assist with game day facility trash detail.  The High School Liaison shall attend scheduled WYF Board meetings if requested by the Board President. The High School Liaison is responsible for the safe and effective operation of WYF.

Section 14:  Alternate League Representative:  This is a WYF Board appointed position.  The position is a non WYF voting position.  This is a two year position.  The Alternate League Representative will assist the League Representative with all applicable duties identified in Article VII, Section 7, when requested to do so by the WYF Board President.  The Alternate League Representative shall represent WYF at all League meetings if the League Representative is unable to attend and vote on behalf of WYF as deemed applicable by WYF Board.  The Alternate League Representative will not be a part of the Judiciary Committee.  The Alternate League Representative shall attend scheduled WYF Board meetings if requested by the Board President.  The Alternate League Representative is responsible for the safe and effective operation of WYF.

 

ARTICLE VIII: LEAGUE AFFILIATIONS

Section 1: The Board has the authority to approve affiliation of WYF with established leagues for purposes of competition with other programs.  Likewise, the Board has the authority to dissolve affiliations or relationships of WYF with other leagues or programs.

Section 2: The Board has the authority to establish the rules for play and participation in the WYF program.  The Board may vote to adopt for use rules that have been established by a league or other affiliation.  In this event, the Board retains the ultimate decision making authority on the application of rules adopted for use as it relates to WYF.

Section 3: In accordance with the rules adopted for use, divisions of play / participation will be assigned to all participants in the program.  The guidelines for determining which division each participant falls into will be clearly communicated to all parties interested.  Any challenge to the division assignment of an individual participant must be presented to the Board in writing.  The Board will render a decision on the challenge within 14 days of receipt of the challenge

ARTICLE IX: MEETINGS

Section 1: The Board shall meet no less than once a month.  Regular meeting dates shall be scheduled by the President at the first meeting commencing with the first month of January.

  1. Special meetings may be called by the President at any time or if                                                        requested by a Board member and approved by 50% of the Board.
  2. Attendance at regularly scheduled Board Meetings is mandatory for all voting Board members.  Any member who cannot attend a regularly scheduled Board meeting shall notify the President or Secretary.
  3. Any Board member who misses three of five consecutive meetings may be removed by 2/3 vote.
  4. Roberts Rules of Order shall govern the proceedings of all meetings.

ARTICLE X: FINACIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE YEAR

 

Section 1:  WYF shall operate both financially and administratively yearly basis, beginning January 1 of each year.

Section 2: The Board shall decide all matters pertaining to the finances of WYF and shall place all income in a common treasury.  Directing the expenditures of such will give no individual, team, or division over those in competition with such individual, team, or division.

Section 3: The Board shall not permit the solicitation of monies in the name of WYF unless all of the funds raised are placed in the WYF account.

Section 4: The Board shall not permit the disbursement of funds for other than conduct of football activities or normal business expenses to keep the organization running smoothly and properly.

Section 5: No director, officer, or participant of WYF shall receive directly or indirectly any salary, compensation, or emolument from the league for services rendered as President, director, officer, or participant with the exception being Section 6 of Article X below.

Section 6: After serving the first year of their term, a board member will only be required to pay ½ of the registration fee for their oldest participating child for as long as the member continues to serve on the board of directors for WYF.

Section 7: All monies received shall be deposited to the credit of WYF in a designated local banking facility, and all disbursements shall be made by paper or electronic check.  Full player participation refunds can be obtained, less bank charges, at the discretion of the WYF Board of Directors.  NOTE:  Full player participation refunds will not be provided after WYF player participants have been placed on a team.

Section 8: All monies received shall be turned into the Treasurer in a timely manner for proper recording.  All checks received shall be deposited in a timely manner. Two Board member signatures are required on all cash bank deposit slips.  Receipts shall be exchanged immediately.       

Section 9: Checks may be signed by the Treasurer and up to three (3) other board members as deemed necessary by the Board.  Any check or electronic disbursement for an amount of $2,500 or greater requires two signatures or an electronic approval of one board member plus banking submission by the Treasurer.

 

ARTICLE XI: EQUIPMENT

Section 1: All equipment owned by WYF shall be stored in a secure location.  If any equipment is to be temporarily stored in a personal garage, it must have prior approval from the Board.

Section 2:  The following Board members shall have access to the equipment at all times

  1. Equipment Manager
  2. President

Section 3: All equipment shall be inventoried at the end of each year and properly numbered for accountability.

 

ARTICLE XII: COACHING ETHICS GUIDELINE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Section 1: All coaches associated with WYF will abide by the following guidelines and responsibilities.

  1. Do not criticize the opposing team, coaches, or fans, by word or gesture.
  2. Refrain from using abusive and profane language before anyone connected with the game.
  3. Do not permit an injured player to reenter the game if further play could jeopardize his/her health.
  4. Coaches shall not terminate game play at any time unless done so by game officials.
  5. Use appropriate methods and drills for developing good physical conditioning and skills.
  6. Emphasize that good athletes are good students both physically and mentally.
  7. Be alert for any signs that would indicate possible health hazards.
  8. Explain and discuss with players your rationale and philosophy, playing rules, league rules, and any other additional rules you institute.
  9. Enforce all rules and regulations of WYF and any league in which it is affiliated with.  These rules are only as effective as the coaches’ attitude towards them.  If there is a problem or question, immediately seek the assistance of a Board member.
  10. Do not intimidate players, do not grab players by their facemask, do not call them names that are degrading, and don’t yell or scream at them in a negative manner.  Yelling or screaming in a positive manner, coaching manner, or a cheering manner is acceptable.
  11. Have fun and encourage your players to have fun as well.
  12. Teach players to win and to lose in a sportsman like manner.
  13. Invoke fair and respectful discipline.
    1. Constructive criticism only, not degrading criticism.
    2. Do not dispute officials’ calls beyond acceptable questions.
    3. Remember team play, not individual play.
    4. Always keep a positive attitude around the players.
    5. Teach respect to the players by respecting them.

 

Section 2: Any contact with a player that is obscene, abusive, inappropriate, or offensive will be dealt with by immediate removal from playing/practice field, parents/guardian notification, and police notification if necessary and immediate two (2) week suspension from all WYF events. The Judicial Committee will then meet to determine if further action is necessary.

 

Section 3: In the case of a violation of Article XII, Section 1, A-M, one or more of the following courses of action should be expected:

  1. An informal (verbal) reprimand can be issued.
  2. A written warning can be issued.  This shall be viewed as a form of probation.  In the event of another similar occurrence during the season, the subsequent infraction will be viewed as a deliberate and knowledgeable act.
  3. A subsequent breaking of the same rules shall be cause for suspension or termination according to Article IV, Section 2.

Section 4: In the case where a coach is ejected from any game (scrimmage and/or regular season), no matter the reason; the coach shall be automatically suspended two games (one game per TCYFL and one game via WYF).  The WYF Judicial Committee will then meet to determine if further action is necessary.

 

ARTICLE XIII: JUDICIAL COMMITTEE

 

Section 1: The Judicial Committee shall be made up of six (6) Board Members

  1. President
  2. First Vice President
  3. Second Vice President
  4. Secretary
  5. League Representative
  6. By-Laws and Conduct Director

 

Section 2: The Judicial Committee shall be run by the By-Laws and Conduct Director.

 

Section 3: The Judicial Committee shall meet within 72 hours of any one (1) week suspension to determine if further action is needed. The By-Laws and Conduct Director will then contact the participant involved and inform them of the committees’ decision.

 

 

ARTICLE XIV: AMENDMENTS

 

Section 1: These Bylaws may be amended by a majority vote of the Board.  Proposed amendments must be on the agenda and presented prior to the meeting. Either the author of the proposed bylaw or the President may request that the bylaws be presented and voted on.  All amendments go into effect immediately unless the amendment specifies a future date and time.

 

ARTICLE XV: DISOLUTION

 

Section 1: Upon dissolution of WYF and after all outstanding debts and claims have been satisfied, the Board shall as its final act, distribute the remaining assets of WYF to similar organizations with similar objectives.

 

ADOPTION AND RATIFICATION

 

Section 1: The foregoing Bylaws of the Warren Youth Football Organization, consisting of Articles 1 through 15, are hereby adopted and ratified as amended, and are made part of the permanent organization records of Warren Youth Football.