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League Minutes for February 13th, 2017

Meeting began at 7:20 p.m.

Corrections to the minutes:  None. Minutes accepted.

Teams in attendance: Ballers, Caliente, Chubasco, Fuego, Gila Monsters, Heat Wave, Nemesis, Pele, Ragtag, Shakti, Thirty Something, TWAN, Vixen, Arsenal, Black & Blue, Clockwork, Cruz Azul, Devil Dawgs, Dynamo, Fireballers, Force 11, Heatstroke, Javelinas, Kryptonite, Lobos, Nuclear Fusion, PC United, Pro-Pain, SD FC, Slumlords, Tigres, Team Tequila, VWP and XOLOS and Yamas.

Teams not in attendance: Buena Vista, DBacks, G Three, Guanajuato, Mojoe, Pumas, S.W.A.T., Shizzle, The Third Half, Tortura, Venom, ABCDE FC, All Mixed Up, America, Ballistic, BC United, BCS, Burnouts, Cobras, Crush, Dinoscores, DJs, DriveTime, F C Rejects, Impact, Jalapeno Business, Kickin It, Los Pelioneros, Maverick, Monsoon, Nacho Team FC, Pacifico, Prestige World, Revolution, Shinkickers, Sol FC and Vertigo.

Teams who have missed two meetings in a row are close to being fined if they miss one more meeting: Buena Vista, DBacks, G Three, S.W.A.T., Shizzle, Tortura, All Mixed Up, America, Ballistic, BC United, BCS, Burnouts, Dinoscores, DJs, F C Rejects, Impact, Jalapeno Business, Kickin It, Maverick, Monsoon, Nacho Team FC, Pacifico, Prestige World, Revolution and Sol FC.

Teams who will be fined for missing three meetings:  None.

President: 

  • Playdown dates are April 29th &30th at Ochoa for Women’s and May 6th & 7th at Golflinks for Coed. Let your players know.

  • To sign up, your team needs to submit a $70 bond by April 5th deadline. If your team meets all the playdown rule requirements, your bond will be returned.

  • Player signup for playdowns is prior to the 7th scheduled game. For most teams that will be February 22nd.

  • Sorry about the field issues this weekend. The city has implemented a new reservation program and in the process, there were some glitches. We will try to schedule makeups for those missed games.

  • TWSL will need to move more games from Rillito this weekend. TWSL is not paying for these fields, so we do not want to complain.

Vice President:

  • The discipline report was presented.

  • Three teams with the most points; Cobras – 50 points, Heatstroke and America – 40 points, and Los Pelioneros, the maximum is 75 points, the soccer year goes through the end of August.

  • Points count during playdowns.

  • TWSL website has the summary of the FIFA rule changes. Please share with your players, to reduce frustration on the field. In particular the new offside rule. http://twslsoccer.org/Summary-of-Law-Changes_2016-06-01.pdf.

  • No jewelry or body piercing is allowed except wedding bands. It is up to the discretion of the referee if even that will be allowed. If the referee tells a player to remove the jewelry or no play, the player must honor the request.

  • If you drop a player with points let Tania know so she can remove those points from your team total.

Secretary: 

  • If there are last minute issues such as no lights or nets, do not email. Call and speak to a board member, so the issue is not sitting in someone’s inbox.
  • There is a number to call for city fields if the lights are not on or get turned off. The Communications phone number for City Field lights is 791-4144 (also on the pdf schedule emailed out and on the website).
  • When sending emails about issues, please include as much information about the issue as possible including your team name, to avoid back and forth communication and to get the issue resolved quickly.
  • Rain Policy: Tell your players to show up for all games unless you hear from us by phone and/or email that fields are closed or have seen it posted on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Tucson-Womens-Soccer-League-293976436945. 
  • If you cannot field a team, you need to call down. We will not reschedule your game. To keep your bond, you need to call and speak with a board member 5 days prior to your game. This allows us time to find an alternate team to fill in for your team.

Treasurer:

  • Treasurer report was sent out with the meeting reminder.
  • The treasurer's report was approved as presented.

Registrar:

  • Registration can be completely done online. Please make sure a passport type photo is included in your profile. TWSL still makes player cards for each player.
  • If a new player is added, please review your roster on Friday and if the player is not available on your game roster, contact Cynthia. In addition, if the player is shaded different color blue on your registration page their registration is not completed, you need to contact Cynthia or Shelly, so we complete the registration.
  • Please do not wait until the last minute to print out your roster, so we do not have ??.

Announcements:

  • FC Tucson would like to offer discounted tickets ($13) to the Desert Diamond Cup (schedule below) for all administrators, players and families affiliated with the Tucson Women's Soccer League. A discount code has been created for the Adult General Admission tickets (regularly $22) on FC Tucson website (links provided below).
    All you will have to do is enter code "TWSL" when purchasing tickets online and receive $9 off the Adult General Admission tickets.
    Here is the schedule for the Desert Diamond Cup:
    Saturday, Feb. 18th (Tickets: http://bit.ly/2jHL4cp)
    • New England Revolution vs. Colorado Rapids, 1:00 p.m.
    • New York Red Bulls vs. Sporting Kansas City, 3:30 p.m.
    • New York City Football Club vs. Houston Dynamo, 6:00 p.m.
    Saturday, Feb. 25th (Tickets: http://bit.ly/2kuu0TK)
    • 5th place team vs. 6th place team, 1:00 p.m.
    • 3rd place team vs. 4th place team, 3:30 p.m.
    • 1st place team vs. 2nd place team, 6:00 p.m

Business:

  • No new business.

Meeting adjourned at 7:35pm.

Next Meeting is 7pm at the TSA Clubhouse on Monday, March 13th 

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Meeting Minutes for Current Soccer/Fiscal Year (2016-2017):
September
October - no meeting
November
December - registration in lieu of meeting
January
February
March - no meeting



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