in the State of Missouri, this organization is Non Profit, and is
established to promote excellence, sportsmanship and player
satisfaction in the game of darts. Our number one goal is to
make the sport of darts better in Kansas City.
shall consist of three (3) seasons to be called Fall, Winter and
Summer. Length of each season to be decided by the Board of
individual player fees and membership dues shall be established by
the Board of Directors.
Membership and player fees are due the first night of league
play. It is the
Captain's responsibility to ensure that all monies are turned in the
first night of play with the drop off sheets. Bar fees should be paid
within 30 days.
The Board of
Directors may, at its discretion, use any excess monies after
operational expenses (including trophy purchases), if any, for the
benefit of the membership in the form of tournaments, banquets,
parties, picnics, etc.
membership dues will be established by the Board of Directors and
are due the beginning of each calendar year.
Each time a
new player is added to your team roster, they must pay player fees,
as well as membership fees for the current year. These fees should be
submitted the first night of play. If you already have six
players on your roster, one member of the team must be dropped.
meetings will be held at the time of the awards ceremonies prior to
the start of each league season. Registration for the upcoming
season will be held at the meeting and trophies and awards for the
preceding season will be presented. Decisions made by the Board
of Directors or the Captains may be overruled by a 2/3 majority of a
quorum of members. (A quorum shall consist of 5l% of eligible
The Board of
Directors retains the right to terminate or suspend any member, team
or bar, but only after receiving written protest. This written protest must be
handed to a Board Member within 72 hours after the alleged
violation. The defendant must be notified of the complaint and of a
hearing by the Board of Directors at a specified time and place and
shall be given the right to defend himself/herself before the
complainant(s). The owner of the bar in which the alleged violation
occurred may, at his/her discretion, be present at the hearing. Failure of the defendant to
appear at his/her hearing will be considered to be a plea of no
contest. The Board of Directors will act on the evidence before it.
A written explanation of the judgement and action of the Board of
Directors will be given to the defendant. This action may be overruled
by a 2/3 vote of a quorum of Captains.
of the League shall consist of the President, Vice President,
Secretary, Treasurer, League Director, ADO Representative,
Promotions Director, Membership Director, Division Representatives,
Internet Web Master and Youth Director.
of the Board of Directors shall be elected by the General
The Board of
Directors shall consider and report to the General Membership and
Captains on all proposed measures for general welfare of the
organization and shall adopt such policies on the general
welfare. The Board of
Directors shall make at least semi-annual reports to the General
Membership. A simple
majority of the members of the Board of Directions shall constitute
a quorum for the transaction of business at Board Meetings.
The Board of
Directors will meet at least once every other month during the
league year. Time and
place will be determined by the President and communicated to all
Board Members within an appropriate time frame to allow for
A quorum of
the Board of Directors shall have the power to make any decisions it
deems necessary to conduct the business of the league. Its rulings may be overruled
by a 2/-' ) vote of a quorum of the General Membership.
Board Members shall serve two years. No one person shall serve
more than three consecutive terms in the same position. All nominations must be
submitted to the League Secretary at least five days prior to the
Board Member shall receive payment or remuneration for their
services (except for approved expenses which shall be reimbursed to
them at the direction of the Board of Directors).
Board Member may be removed from his/her office at any time for
incompetence or misconduct by a 2/3 vote of the Board of
Duties of the President:
To lead and
direct the affairs of the Organization.
To carry out
the by-laws and rules of the Organization.
administrative procedures when necessary for the effective operation
of the Organization.
special committees (i.e. trophy committee) with consent of the Board
To call and
chair meetings of the Board of Directors, Captain's Meetings and
General Membership of the league.
To act as
ex-officiate member of all committees and to cast the deciding vote
in the event of deadlocks therein.
familiarize himself/herself with all aspects of darts that could
affect the General Membership.
To be at all
times responsible to the needs and desires of the General
Duties of the Vice President:
To assume the
duties of the President of the Organization in the absence of the
President and in the event the President is unable to complete
his/her term of office for any reason.
To act as the
principal point of contact between the Board of Directors and the
over all protest boards necessitated by sanctioned league
such lawful duties delegated to him/her by the President.
Thursday Night League Director:
responsible for the recording of all results of league play.
responsible for the dissemination of results of league play to the
Captains and General Membership via RAMBLINGS along with current
news, tournament results, etc.
responsible for recording receipt of bar fees and player fees in a
timely manner. As these
fees are recorded, the information should be supplied in written
format to the treasurer and to the membership director for their
Duties of the Treasurer:
creditable bookkeeping records of the Organization's monies.
systems to comply with the tracking of funds as may be required by
funding sources outside the league.
disbursement controls to comply with State and Federal
financial records and documentation in compliance with current law
and good accounting practice.
all financial records for inspection by the Board of Directors or
inspection by the General Membership.
dual signature accounts in financial institutions selected with the
approval of the Board of Directors.
financial reports to be submitted to the General Membership at least
funds with approval of the Board of Directors in such a manner as to
keep a good credit rating for the league.
responsible for invoicing.
m) Duties of the League Secretary:
To be the
chief public and media relations officer of the Organization.
responsible for correspondence and relationships with other darting
minutes of all meetings of the Board of Directors, Captains, and
General Membership and to make such minutes available for
publication or inspection by any member.
responsible for typing (writing) the schedules for the season's
contact with ADO Regional and national contacts in order to
disseminate information to general membership.
that ADO sanction fees are submitted in a timely manner.
and conduct ADO qualifiers for upcoming ADO events during the
ADO awards and publications such as ADO calendars and Double
Youth Manager to keep that individual abreast of youth activities
providing names and addresses of local youth members eligible for
ADO youth programs, etc.
season's special achievements such as I 80's, 9 marks, dead eyes (3
double bulls), and 170 in/outs.
meetings called by the ADO Regional Director (or designate an
alternate) to present club concerns, questions or ideas at such
meetings and report answers/results back to his/her Member
ADO office of any new members of his/her club new to the USA and
notify such members of procedures necessary to establish themselves
with the ADO.
the local association is aware of playoff deadline dates for all ADO
playoff programs, encourage participation in these and other ADO
programs and assist in conducting these playoffs.
tournament sanctioning forms/fees to the Regional Director in
accordance with the ADO Sanctioning Rules and Regulations.
results, surcharge monies and special achievement list for ADO
sanctioned tournaments hosted by his/her association within 10 days following the tournament
Duties of the Membership
To maintain a
list of current and past members indicating dates their membership
fees were renewed. Maintain an
address/phone/email list to be used for notifying general membership
of upcoming events, etc.
copy of the receipts for membership fees collected is given to the
Treasurer and League Director for their records. A copy of the receipt is
also given to the Secretary to update the membership
spreadsheet. After the
secretary updates the listing, a copy will be given to the ADO Rep,
the Treasurer and the Membership Director for their records.
Distribute membership cards in a timely manner.
Duties of the Promotions
To visit the participating dart bars to be sure dart
equipment and environment (e.g. dart boards, scoreboards, lighting
system, foul lines, general setup, etc.) are satisfactory for league
play. (Refer to Rules and Regulations, Section 1, Equipment.)
To design and distribute flyers for upcoming ADO events,
tournaments, blind draws, etc.
To attend Board of Director meetings to ensure that all
concerns of general membership are addressed.
To distribute team packet at beginning of each season.
To work closely with ADO Rep to be sure all ADO rules and
regulations are followed.
Will organize the youth league and seek assistance from other
members in conducting this league.
Internet Web Master:
Responsible for design/operation of the website. Publish By-Laws and Rules
and Regulations, tournament results, photos, etc.
Checks with individuals of league before publishing
addresses, phone numbers, email addresses.
There will be at least one Captain's Meeting per season. The time and place will be
designated by the Board of Directors.
Captains may designate another team member to represent them
at any meeting and vote in their place.
Attendance at Captain's Meetings is mandatory. A penalty may be assessed
against teams if the Captain or a designated representative of the
team is not present.
Ample notice must be given by the Board of Directors so that
it does not present a hardship on the Captains to attend
Score sheets will be turned in no later than the 8:00 p.m.
Friday. Drop off points
for score sheets are located at Mr. B's and Premier in the Black RAM
dart mail boxes.
If you are unable to drop off your
score sheets before 8:00 p.m. on Friday, contact the league director
either by phone or email with your results. Late sheets penalties
are as follows: 1" offense = warning; 2nd offense=3 games; and 3"
to these by-laws may be proposed in writing and presented to the
Board of Directors no later than 72 hours prior to a regular or
special membership meeting to be adopted by a majority vote of the
members present and voting.
The proposed amendment must receive approval of a majority of
the Board of Directors in order to be
presented at the meeting.
amendments shall become effective at the commencement of the next
competition schedule unless otherwise provided for in the