This association of Table
Tennis Clubs shall be called The Mid-Cheshire Table Tennis League and shall be
affiliated to the English Table Tennis Association and the Cheshire Table Tennis
Membership shall be open
to all clubs or teams within the Mid Cheshire area or as otherwise decided by
the Management Committee.
The Objects of the League
(a) The advancement of
(b) To promote, organise
and control all tournaments, knockout competitions and matches as deemed
advisable by the Management Committee.
(c) To enter a team or teams in any National or County competition as shall be deemed desirable.
(d) To maintain, and where possible,
increase the number and standard of the teams, locations and players
participating in The Mid-Cheshire Table Tennis League.
(a) The officers of the
League shall be President, Vice President, Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary,
Treasurer, Fixture Secretary, Press Officer, Inter-league Co-ordinator, Coaching
and Development Secretary, County Representative.
(b) All officers shall
retire annually but shall be eligible for re-election.
5. MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
The control of the affairs
of the League shall be vested in a Management Committee consisting of a
Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, Fixture Secretary, Press Officer,
Inter-league Co-coordinator, Coaching and Development Secretary, County
Representative and up to 6 other members, all shall be elected annually at the
Annual General Meeting or as otherwise provided under Rule 6.
(a) A Management Committee
shall be held at least once per calendar month during the playing season.
(b) At least 4 members
shall be present at such meetings to form a quorum.
(c) Committee members
missing 3 meetings in one season without submitting a prior notice of apology or
a subsequent satisfactory explanation may be compulsorily retired and shall not
he eligible for re-election at the subsequent Annual General Meeting. The
vacancy to be dealt with as hereunder provided.
(d) The Management
Committee shall have power to:
[d 1] Create and fill any
office and fill any vacancy arising during the season amongst the officers of
[d 2] Co-opt any person or
persons whom it considers qualified to assist in administration of the affairs
of the League.
[d 3] Appoint any
sub-committee (and co-opt thereto) to deal with any specific items.
[d 4] The structure of the
League will be decided when all entry forms have been received by the elected
[d 5] Deal with all
claims, protests, disputes and reports etc.
[d 6] Decide all matters relating to penalties etc.
[d 7] Make any consequential amendments to rules arising from alterations adopted by the Annual General Meeting
[d 8] Suspend any player
or official for misconduct.
[d 9] Select all
[d 10] Accept or reject
any application for membership of the league.
[d 11] Appoint TTE and
Each club shall pay an
annual subscription to be decided annually by the Management Committee, which
will include affiliation to the TTE and CTTA and entry into the League Team
Challenge Trophy Competition.
The Treasurer shall
collect all monies due to the League and shall keep a proper account of all
expenditure and shall submit a statement to each Management Committee meeting.
The financial year shall
end on the 30 April and a statement up to that date shall be presented duly
audited at the Annual General Meeting.
The Treasurer shall keep
vouchers and receipts etc. for tile complete ensuing financial year to that in
which the transaction occurs.
9. GENERAL MEETING
The Annual General Meeting
shall be held not later than the 30 June.
Each club provided that
all financial obligations have been met, shall send at least one representative
per team who will have voting powers at all general meetings (one team, one
A formal notice of the
Annual General Meeting shall be sent to all Committee members and the
Secretaries of all the registered clubs/teams at least 28 days prior to the
meeting. Any team failing to send a representative will be subject to a penalty
to be reviewed annually A special general meeting may be called by a resolution
of' the Management Committee, or may be convened by the League Secretary within
28 days of written application supported by at least one third of the Annual
10. ALTERATIONS TO RULES
Alterations to rules may
be made at the Annual General Meeting or at a general meeting specifically
called by the Management Committee for such purposes.
Notices of any
proposed alterations or additions to rules shall be made in writing to
11. OTHER MATTERS
All events organised by
the League shall conform to the rules of TTE,
The Management Committee shall have the power to deal with any
question for which provision is not made in these rules and their decision shall