By-Law # 1
Membership (Team unit) must be approved by League Executive.
By-Law # 2
All members (players, coaches, managers, etc.) shall uphold, observe and
conform to the League Rules, League By-Laws, and such
regulations/amendments as adopted by the League Executive.
By-Law # 3
All members (Team units) must pay a membership as stipulated by the
League Executive, within pre-defined time limits.
Membership fee is used to cover the following operating costs:
-Diamond Permit Fee
-League and Championship Awards
-Affiliation Membership Fees
By-Law # 4
Fee's, rules, game times, diamond locations, etc. shall be as the League
Executive decides, based on availability.
By-Law # 5
League Executive shall consist of a minimum 2 people, maximum 5 people:
2) Vice-President (1) - Tournament Convener
4) Secretary/ Statistician
By-Law # 6
Signing Officer must be at least TWO (2) League Executives. Terms of office
intended to be held for three years. Elections will be held every three years,
or sooner, if need arises. Incumbent Executives may be re-elected. No
maximum term of office. The Executive retains the right to remove any
Executive member from their position, who is deemed to be not fulfilling
his/her duties. Any League member in good standing, who has been an
official Team rep. for a period of two years, may run for a position on the
Executive. Applications must be submitted in writing to the League
President one month before Annual General Meeting.
By-Law # 7
General meetings will be held during the months of January, February,
March, April, and before playoffs, consisting of League Executives and Team
Representatives. Prospective Team Representatives may also be present.
Deposit of $200 and/or any outstanding fines to be paid at the February
By-Law # 8
The Constitution and By-Laws will be reviewed and updated, as needed,
each year at the General Meetings, in accordance with voting Procedures.
All proposals must be made in writing, and delivered to a member of the
Executive, at least 14 days prior to the next General Meeting.
By-Law # 9
Rules Of Play will be reviewed and updated, as needed, by the Executive.
Any decisions made must be a unanimous decision by League Executive.
Team Representatives to be informed in a timely manner. All proposals must
be made in writing, and delivered to a member of the Executive for review,
and, if favourable, incorporated into Rules Of Play.
By-Law # 10
At all times, players, coaches, managers, Team Representatives, etc. must
conduct themselves in an appropriate manner, to ensure the respectability
and integrity of the League, and its members. This will include the
non-consumption of alcoholic beverages on the field, in the dugout, or in the
bleachers, stands, sidelines or parking lots. Failure to conform may result in
a fine and/or expulsion from the League (individuals and/or team). League to
enforce all fines handed down from enforcing body.
By-Law # 11
The League Executive shall have the right to classify teams for League
Divisional play. Classification will be based, primarily, on the previous year's
performance. In the case where significant roster changes have occurred,
the League Executive must be advised, in writing, stating full particulars.
Any team has the right to appeal its classification to the League Executive,
but the League Executive retains the right to the final decision.
Teams finishing in the first position after regular season must move up to the
next division in the following season. If they feel they cannot compete at that
level, they will be permitted to stay in that same division, but can only carry
SIX (6) players from the previous season's list of players. The League
reserves the right to move up the 2nd and 3rd place teams, at the discretion
of the Executive. Teams finishing last in the division will be given the right to
move down to the next lower division, but may stay, if they so choose, and
the Executive agree.
By-Law # 12
A team "in good standing" shall be defined as any team whose fees are paid
in full, including bond, fees, and any fines. No team is permitted to begin a
season of play, or playoffs, that is NOT "in good standing".
By-Law # 13
A ONE HUNDRED ($100.00) dollar fee must accompany each protest. The
protest fee will be returned, if the protest is upheld. Protests must be IN
WRITING and must be received by the Executive within 24 hours (1
business day, excluding weekends and holidays) of the game.
UMPIRE and OPPOSING team must be notified. Protest procedure to be in
accordance with governing body outline.
(Revised by vote January, 2012)