A. Name of Organization
1. The name of this organization is the Alaska 700 Menís Bowling Club.
1. The purpose of this club is, but not limited too, the following:
a. To provide an annual tournament for members of the Alaska 700 Menís Bowling Club.
1. The organizational funding will be through membership dues and charitable Gaming.
A. Membership Qualifications
1. Membership shall be granted to all male bowlers who reside in the State of Alaska and have bowled a scratch 700 or
better series in ABC sanctioned competition.
2. Membership shall be granted to those male bowlers who have joined the National 700 Bowling Club of America
1. Dues are established by the Board of Directors and are not refundable. They are payable in advance and due at date set each by the Board of Directors.
a. Dues period is from August 15 through August 14 of the following year.
b. Members not paid by December 31 shall be considered as non-members and will have to re-apply for reinstatement by the Board of Directors.
c. Reinstatement fee will be set by the Board of Directors.
1. Any member of the Club who is delinquent in dues for a period of thirty (30) days shall be notified of the delinquency. If the delinquent member pays dues by December 20, he shall be granted membership in good standing.
D. Membership Classifications
1. Active Membership
a. Annual Dues - $25.00
(a) Annual Tournament Eligibility
Annual Banquet Eligibility
Annual Dues - $5.00
Annual Banquet Eligibility
Annual Membership Cards
Other past members shall be carried on a list which will be
activated each year at the time of request of dues.
Inactive members may upgrade their classification by paying an additional
$20.00 by no later than the cut off date of the Qualifying Tournament, here
after known as the Qualifier.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The governing body of this Club shall be the Board of Directors, which
has authority over and is responsible for the supervision, control and direction
of the Club.
Composition of the Board
The Board of Directors consist of seven (7) persons plus president,
vice-president and Secretary-Treasurer/Chapter Pin Buoy, elected by and from the
Election of Officers
Election of officers will be held at the annual meeting.
Term of Office
The term of officers and directors shall be one year.
If a vacancy occurs on the Board for any reason, the position shall be
filled for the unexpired potion of the term by the Board.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors shall meet at least annually at the time of the
Annual Tournament. Meetings may also
be called by the President. Written
or verbal notice of the time and location of any meeting, shall be given at
least five (5) days in advance.
The presence of forty percent (40%) of the directors shall constitute a
Proxy voting is not permitted.
The Board of Directors shall call a meeting of the general membership at
the time of the Annual Tournament. Other
general membership meetings may also be called by the President.
The presence of forty percent (40) of the Board of Directors and 5
regular members shall constitute a quorum.
Proxy voting is not permitted.
Officers and Directors shall not be compensated for their
services. Unless compensation is
determined by the General Membership at the Annual Meeting.
Secretary/ Treasurer shall receive compensation not to exceed
$2000.00 a year.
The Club shall hold one tournament a year.
A qualifying tournament for Active
members shall be held at a time set by the
clubís membership at the annual meeting.
This tournament shall
determine the final field of Sixty-four (64) bowlers, based
each bowler's individual scratch total pin-fall to advance to the Annual 700
The number of bowlers proceeding to the Annual 700 Tournament shall
be determined by the amount of past champions of the last ten (10)
tournaments seeded in the Annual 700 Tournament.
past champions seeded, top twenty-three (23) advanced to Annual 700
Club Tournament. Seven past champions seeded, top twenty-five (25)
advanced to Annual 700 Club Tournament , etc.
Entry fee for this tournament shall be set by the Board of Directors.
Minimum of $50.00 plus lineage
and tournament expense, if any.
Entries shall close at a date set by the Board of Directors.
This tournament will consist of a format to be determined by the
tournament director, with approval of a majority of the Board of Directors.
Annual 700 Club Tournament
This tournament will be held in February on a date set by the Board of
This tournament will be a two day event.
This tournament will be a two (2) game, double elimination format.
for this tournament shall be determined by the Qualifying Tournament.
past champions of the last ten years shall be seeded to the Annual
(1) As of the 1995 Tournament
those champions will only be seeded for 5
Past Champions who are seeded for the tournament will pay the same fee as
Qualifier and will have to be an active member.
be seeded as a Past Champion in the Annual Tournament, their Active Membership
Fee and Annual Tournament Entry Fee must be paid by the closing
date of the entries.
Fees for the Annual Tournament will not be refunded unless approved by
the Board of Directors
If for some reason a past champion cannot participate the next high
be ask to bowl.
Subject to the approval of the Board of Directors, the President may
appoint such committees as
are deemed necessary. Each
committee shall be chaired by a director, appointed by the
President, and may
include representatives of Club members who are not directors. The term
of any committee shall
expire annually or at such time as the committee's objectives are
The President and Secretary shall be an ex-officio member each committee.
The Board of Directors may establish rules that are consistent with these
bylaws for the policies,
procedures, and programs of the Club.
At all meetings of the members and the Board of
Directors, the most recent edition of Robert's Rules of Order, Revised,
shall, to the extent not
inconsistent with these bylaws govern the proceedings.
AMENDMENT of BYLAWS
All proposed amendments to the bylaws must contain the signature of the
proposers giving full name, address, telephone numbers and the reason for the
proposal. The person(s) submitting the proposed amendment shall be invited to
the general membership to speak on their amendment.
Amendments must come from current paid members and be submitted no
later than thirty (30) days, prior to the Annual general membership meeting.