CODE OF CONDUCT (Feb 7, 2007)
The CYAA Board Of Directors has unanimously voted to adopt the following Code Of Conduct Policies and Procedures. The mission of these policies is to make the CYAA a safe and positive environment for children to learn and play the games of soccer, basketball, baseball, and softball, and to remind adults that youth sports is for the kids, NOT the adults. Click here for the CYAA Code Of Conduct Policies.
POLICY ON SMOKING (May 4, 2004)
Smoking is not permitted in any CYAA building, or on the property of the CYAA, or on or around any playing field where CYAA players are present.
All facilities operated by the CYAA are smoke free.
Complaints regarding smoking and should be brought to the attention of the CYAA by eMail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
POLICY ON Drugs and Alcohol (May 4, 2004)
Alcohol and Illegal Drugs are not permitted in any CYAA building, or on the property of the CYAA, or on or around any playing field where CYAA players are present.
All facilities operated by the CYAA are to be Drug and Alcohol free.
Complaints regarding Drugs and Alcohol use should be brought to the attention of the CYAA by eMail at email@example.com.
Sunday Morning Games
CYAA will make a reasonable effort not to schedule any functions on Sundays before 12 Noon.
Respect for Property
CYAA activities at Moore Park are restricted to Moore Park. Trespassing onto private property is not allowed. The person is to be cautious of poison ivy, woodchuck holes etc. and return immediately to the park after looking for the ball. Any activity beyond this requires specific permission of the land owner.
Scholarship Registration Money
Families in need of scholarship money to pay for CYAA sports registration may receive assistance by writing to that particular Sports Director. Contact information will be in the local papers.
Return of Uniforms
A copy of the following will be given to each player with their uniform if it is the property of the CYAA. "A player must return his/her uniform at the end of a season at a time that is announced in advance. It is CYAA property and the child will not be allowed to play further CYAA sports if it is not returned or paid for."
An accident report will be completed by the coaching staff and signed by the child's parent if a child is injured during a CYAA activity. Any necessary first aid beyond a simple bandage requires a report.
Spring Soccer vs. Baseball Feb. 1993
In all cases of conflict between a baseball/softball and spring soccer activity, the athlete shall attend the baseball/softball activity, except if the conflict is on a Sunday, in which case it shall be left to the player to decide which activity to attend, provided he/she notifies both coaches of his/her decision. The athlete shall not be penalized in respect to this decision. This policy shall be submitted to all coaches prior to the spring season, and to all parents and their children who are playing two spring sports.
Team Recognition Aug. 1993
A permanent display case mounted on the CYAA Building will hold plaques no larger than 9" X 12". Plaques will be used to show team recognition by the CYAA under the following conditions: Only first place finishers in a Tournament or League Championship or any other comparable achievement will be eligible to be entered into the display case. Each entry will need to be presented to the CYAA Board by the Director of the sport and approved by the Board by a majority vote. Cost of the plaque will be the responsibility of the sport. Style and cost of the plaque will be presented by the Director of the sport and approved by the CYAA Board before being purchased. Plaques will remain in the display case until the end of the next season for the particular sport. The plaque will then be presented to the sponsor of the sport when it is removed from the case.
Conflict of Interest (October 98)
Any possible conflict of interest on the part of any member of the board, officer or employee of the Corporation, shall be disclosed in writing to the Board and made a matter of record through an annual procedure and also when the interest involves a specific issue before the Board. Where the transaction involving a board member, trustee or officer exceeds five hundred dollars ($500) but is less than five thousand dollar ($5,000) in a fiscal year, a two-thirds vote of the disinterested directors is required. Where the transaction involved exceeds five thousand dollars ($5,000) in a fiscal year, then a two-thirds vote of the disinterested directors and publication in the required newspapers is required. The minutes of the meeting shall reflect that a disclosure was made, the abstention from voting, and the actual vote itself. Every new member of the Board will be advised of this policy upon entering the duties of his or her office, and shall sign a statement acknowledging understanding of and agreement to this policy. The Board will comply with all requirements of New Hampshire law in this area and the New Hampshire requirements are incorporated into and made a part of this policy statement.