To: All District 15 Director’s and Association Members
From: Juanita Staples, District 15 Secretary
Re: Fall Meeting Minutes
Meeting was called to order at by District Director David Stigen.
showing the following associations present:
Special election Secretary Wadena moved to appoint Juanita Staples (Morris) as secretary, CIA seconded. Motion carried.
Approval of Minutes no prior minutes provided for approval
Report no treasurer’s report presented.
District Director – David Stigen reviewed the screening forms procedure. Still needs a number of associations to provide their board of directors screening forms.
Insurance is now included in the fee paid to MN Hockey
Restructuring everything stays the same this year, however; they are looking at setting up different districts and changing teams to AA and A levels
Blue Puck Rule applies to 8U, Mite and below. Controversy with associations but David Stigen will advise if it should be for squirt too.
Wild Program Sales Little Falls and Park Rapids took the opportunity for this year to do the program sales. Dave Stigen will submit their names to the Wild office.
Roster Day will
Tournaments reminder again that District 15 does NOT allow Mite Tournaments. Associations can have jamborees but no gate or fee.
Tournament packages Paul Watzke was not present but tournament packages were handed out to all associations based on the tournaments they held last year. If more are needed they are to contact Paul Watzke direct. David Stigen will get the tournament package needed to Little Falls (host of the Bantam A Gold Regional)
Select 15 & 14 brief update
Coaching – Dennis Bushy Coaching clinics for District 15 will be held at the following locations: Morris Oct 21,22 & 23, 2005
Brainerd Dec 9,10 & 11, 2005
Level 1 Friday ; Level 2 Saturday and Level 3 Sunday
Each location needs to provide additional help for the training
Howard Breitkreutz Rule changes are
minor this year. There can be no penalty
changes after the puck has been dropped for the next action in play. If there is an icing error the puck will be
dropped at the last play drop. Goal sticks must be 2” thick. Ref seminars are listed on the web (Oct 22 in
D.L. 4 p.m., Oct 23 in
Park Rapids made a motion to increase the 2 man pay to $40/ref and the 3 man system $50 for ref and $40 each for the 2 linesman along with the federal mileage rate. CIA second. Motion carried.
19U asked for any teams interested David Stigen will see if he can set up a rainbow league by 1st week in October.
Team Declarations – see sheet
tournaments single or double elimination
This will be added to the agenda again for next year to review.
Declaration of district points discussed. Associations wanted teams with two teams to declare which team would be getting the points. Brainerd PWB blue team would receive the district points and Moorhead Bantam and PeeWee Black teams would receive the district points. Both towns agreed their teams would not be playing for the points. Agreed that the fair play points would not be awarded to either team as no game is played.
Little Falls - Bantam A Gold Region
CIA -- PWB2 District
Park Rapids -- 12UA
Wadena -- PASS
Benson -- Bantam B2 Districts
Brainerd -- PWA Districts
Long Prairie -- PASS
Morris PWB2 Regional
Tournaments Available and teams hosting
PeeWee B2 Regional
Bantam A Districts
Bantam B Districts
Bantam B2 Districts
PeeWee A Districts
PeeWee B Districts
PeeWee B2 Districts
District 15 Teams for 2005 – 2006
Bantam A Bantam B East Bantam B West
PeeWee A PeeWee B East PeeWee B West
Brainerd Brainerd White Fergus Falls
President Little Falls nominated Joe Bergquist,
Girls no nominations received
Tournaments CIA nominated Paul Watzke, Wadena second. Motion carried.
All positions accepted another 2 year term to the District 15 Board of Directors
All Associations were reminded of the MANDATORY HEP meeting, roll call will be taken.
Benson motion to adjourn, second by Morris, motion carried.
Secretary, District 15