2009-10 General Meeting September 29, 2009 WELCOME
WELCOME • Please Sign In • On the White Cards – Put your name, today’s date September 29, 2009; and sign it • After 7:15pm please use the yellow card • When completed please give all cards to Carl Lendinara
AGENDA • Introductions • Treasurers Report • Welcome New Registrants • Good News, Awards & Honors • Registration Overview • Revenue Effect of Game Cuts • Important FHSAA Dates • Commissioners & Season Dates • Meeting & Training Dates • Seminole League Update • State Series Guidelines & Structure • State Series Clinics • Governance • Our Uniform • Rules & Mechanics Changes • Other Business • Arbiter Tutorial
INTRODUCTIONS • Executive Board • President – Lee Lazerson • 1st Vice President – Jermaine Gammage • 2nd Vice President – Don Quick • Treasurer – Robert Wicker • Secretary – Carl Lendinara • Sergeant of Arms – Darryl Williams • Co-Commissioners – Jeremy Shamash, Harry Kennedy • Rules Interpreter – Dave Dunning
WELCOME NEW REGISTRANTS We have over 40 new people who have inquired and/or enrolled this offseason about officiating in the BCBOA. Not all of them have finalized the process.
GOOD NEWS Celebrate the good fortune and success of our fellow members…
AWARDS Jim Mulchay Award – Honoring a rookie official that demonstrated the skills, passion, aptitude and promise in officiating. Joe Dinda
REGISTRATION OVERVIEW If you have not registered: For the BCBOA go to www.bcboaonline.org/jointhebcboa.html For the FHSAA go to http://www.tech.fhsaa.org/ And click on the ifhsaa link Register with the BCBOA (www.bcboaonline.org) online $55_____________ Status for those who are registered and not paid, or not finalized registration process with either the BCBOA or FHSAA
OFFICIALS WITH REGS ISSUES Albert Brown Kamaal DeSouza Nesta Girard Arnold Hopkins Darryl Jones Brian Licata Jakiera Nobles Marc Pavao Linton Wright Marcelius Alexander William Berry Teddy Brown John Bruno Perry Caeser David Cheeseborough David Clark Moses Craig Andrew Cutler Mark Egger Marcellus Green Robert Klemm Chris LePorte Justin Newman Benjamin Patterson Jerome Philpart Warren Powers Chris Priester Scott Puleo Steven Robertson Terry Saulsby Anthony Smith John Sutton Marc Thomas Pete Walker Roosevelt Young
GAMES AND REVENUE LOSS – WORST CASE 54 High Schools in Broward County includes Public & Private Varsity Loss of 5 games = 270 Total Loss of Games X 2 for Boys and Girls Contests = 540 games x $120 per game = $64,800 Loss for Varsity Bsk JV Loss of 10 games = 540 total X 2 for Boys and Girls Contests = 1080 games x $100 per game = $108,000 Total Maximum Loss of revenue is $172,800 29 Public High Schools in Broward Minimum projected loss is $92,800
FHSAA CALENDAR IMPORTANT DATES • October 9 – 22 Winter Rules Video Presentations Online • October 23 – November 3 Online Closed Book Exams • November 5 – 10 Online Open Book Exams • December 4 – 8 Online Make-Up Exams • December 8 – Last day to Register Winter Sports • January 8 – State Series Recommendations are due
2009-10 FHSAA WINTER SPORTS CALENDAR JV begins 1st week of December; end when Girls Bsk ends Week of Jan 30. Middle School - ?
ARBITER PUBLISH DATES Nov 2 — Nov 8 - Dec 5 Nov 30 — Dec 7 - Jan 2 (except tournaments) Dec 28 — Jan 4 - Jan 16 Jan 6 — Jan 18 - Feb 6
SEMINOLE LEAGUE UPDATE • All is going well • No reports of incidents or anything out of the ordinary • Some evaluator notes commented on no division line through the center circle, no coaches box, and no “X” for subs • A pox on all of us who worked prior to last Thursday, including me for not recognizing this issues. • Evaluations are being done on a timely basis • Evaluation Policy
STATE SERIES CREW GUIDELINES & STRUCTURE Our goal was too provide an environment where the best officials can excel and be rewarded for their efforts.
STATE SERIES CREW GUIDELINES & STRUCTURE • No member of Recommendation Committee on first two crews for boys or girls. – approved by Board on 4/26/09 • No general member can be on top Two Crews for girls and boys in same season. – approved by Board on 4/26/09 • If on State Crew in any given year, the following year you can be on State Crew for opposite sex competition only. – approved by Board on 4/26/09 • Any member cannot attend States, boys and/or girls for more than two years in a row. – approved by Board on 4/26/09
STATE SERIES CREW GUIDELINES & STRUCTURE • If you went to States in previous year you can be no higher than Crew#3 for the same sex in the coming year. – approved by Board on 6/24/09 change approved 3-0 on 09/20/09 • Transfers to the BCBOA cannot be on Crews 1, 2 or 3 in their first year with the Association. • If you are on a State Series Crew and the State removes you from that crew, you will be no higher than the fifth (5th) Crew in the following year. If you give back a regional assignment two years in a row, you will be removed from the list in the third year. - approved 4-0 at 6/24/09 Board meeting. Change approved 3-0 on 9/20/09
STATE SERIES CLINIC INFORMATION The BCBOA has about 29 Officials that have not had a State Field Clinic since or prior to 2005. You must take the field clinic this Fall to be eligible to participate in the State Series. Last State Field Clinic Attended - 2005 or prior – 29 Members 2006 – 19 Members
STATE SERIES CLINIC INFORMATION In light of the economic times the FHSAA has approved an extension of Saturday hours at the South Gulf Coast State Field Clinic in Cape Coral on October 24th. The clinic hours will be extended to 9.5 hrs. on Saturday. More details to follow. South Gulf Basketball Officials AssociationCape CoralDate: Oct. 23-24, 2009Site: Southwest Florida Christian Academy (Fort Myers) When: Friday, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Application Deadline: Oct. 9, 2009Contact Person: Kevin Hetherington, (239) 209-6950, firstname.lastname@example.orgClinicians: TBASpecial Highlights: TBA• Pre-registration available online through iFHSAA - https://i.fhsaa.org/ - starting in June.
STATE SERIES CLINIC INFORMATION Central Florida Officials AssociationOrlandoDate: Oct. 30-31, 2009Site: Bishop Moore High SchoolWhen: Friday, 6:30-9 p.m.; Saturday, 7:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. Application Deadline: Oct. 16, 2009Contact Person: Horace Cannady, (407) 293-1842, Horaceboob@aol.comClinicians: Archie Mills, Chap Walker, Sanny Olimpo, Willie Batman, Ed Collier, Crystal Beatty, Elaine Dean, Allen Cramer, Jim Mills, Avarice SmithSpecial Highlights:• Great high school teams across Florida participating• Educational material from the officiating summit in Tucson on judgment and decision making• A special guest speaker» Recommended Hotel - La Quinta Inn, 626 Lee Rd, Orlando, (407) 645-5600 • Pre-registration available online through iFHSAA - https://i.fhsaa.org/ - starting in June.
ASSOCIATION GOVERNANCE Draw everyone’s attention to the Governance page of the website for all of the guidelines, by-laws and Constitution governing our association. Please familiarize yourself with what is expected of you, and what you should expect of the Board.
RULES AND MECHANICS Dave Dunning – BCBOA Rules Interpreter
ARBITER TUTORIAL Harry Kennedy – Co-Commissioner