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Canyon Creek Little League
Board Meeting Minutes                   October 17, 2011
Toltec Cabana
Present:  Amy Steinmetz, John Morris, Josh Nevarez, Paul Leffel, Jeni Bernard, Scott Love, John Struempf, Michelle Stanchina, David Lawrence, David Verespy, Scott Anderson, Rick Charles, John Giffins
            The meeting was called to order by Amy Steinmetz at 7:03 p.m.
  1. Presidents Report   
    1. Australia Tournament – District 57 will be participating in the Australian Tournament.  The games will be played during All-Stars.  John Morris will look into CCLL participating.
    2. San Bernardino Tournament - The draw for the tournament is coming up.   The tournament will be held Spring Break.  If CCLL participates, a manager, coach and players will need to be picked.
  2. Treasurer Report – Michael Marver was not in attendance.  A report will be given at the next Board of Directors meeting.
  3. Safety Review – There are no safety  items at this time.  Michael Kanceljak will review the safety report and present any changes to the Executive Board for review.  An email will go out to the division directors reminding them of the procedures on reporting an injury.
  4. General Discussion
  1.  Warm Up Days – CCLL will hold pre-tryout warm up days November 13 and 19.  Participants need to register for this event through the CCLL website. 
  1. Registration – Registration opened October 1, 2011.  120 members have registered at this time.  Spirit wear days will be held November 4 and November 10, supporting CCLL and reminding members to register. 
  1. Tryouts –   Tryouts will be held December 3rd and 4th.  A reminder on the capping rule will be sent out and posted on the website.  It was suggested that parents not be allowed on the grass area during tryouts.
  1. Challengers – All challenger participants will register through the CCLL website.  Games to begin approximately April 1, 2012.  Practices will be held on Sundays.  Major’s teams will come out and help with practices. A donation of $500 will be made to the Challengers program for their annual Jamboree. 
  1. 50/70 – Kelvin Friedel will provide the Executive Board with information regarding location, field sizing and costs.  A decision needs to be made on whether all Major teams will participate in the 50/70 program and if 10 year olds will be allowed to be drafted to majors as a result.
  1. Batting Cages - Scott Anderson has presented the plan to the City and will be preparing a proposal to be presented to the school district.  Amy Steinmetz will draft a letter to be presented along with the proposal.  
  1. Home Run Fences – Home run fences were located in the storage bin and will be used at the AAA field.  The use of the home run fence will be added to the safety plan. 
  1. Sponsorship­ – Sponsors will be asked to renew their sponsorship for the upcoming season.  New banners will be ordered for new sponsors.
  1. Draft –Draft to be held on December 11, 2011.
  1. Equipment – Bids on new catchers gear are being obtained. 
            Next Board Meeting – November 14, 2011.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:50 p.m.
Respectfully submitted:
Jeni Bernard – CCLL Secretary 2010/2011