Carson Futbol Club Bylaws

Article I

The name of this organization shall be the Carson Futbol Club, (hereinafter referred to as CFC)

Article II

The object of CFC shall be to promote soccer as a sport, to organize soccer teams, to provide training in the sport of soccer for youth, and to receive gifts or donations to promote the health, welfare and recreation of the general public through the sport of soccer. CFC shall be affiliated with US Club Soccer and The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Through these affiliations, CFC becomes the officially sanctioned youth soccer program for Carson City, NV.

CFC is a nonprofit organization.

Article III

Section 1   Members are teams formed by annual signups and team formation.

Section 2   Members must remain in good standing with regard to payment of fees and dues.

Section 3   Membership may be terminated by a two-thirds vote of the eligible votes at a membership meeting.

Article IV

Section 1   The Board of Directors (hereinafter referred to as Officers) shall be composed of four elected officers and one elected committee chairperson.

Section 2   All Officers of CFC shall be elected annually.

  1. President
  2. Vice President
  3. Secretary/Treasurer
  4. Registrar
  5. Director of Coaching


Section 3   All Officers shall be elected by the membership at the Annual Meeting by a majority vote of the members in attendance. All Officers shall serve for a term of one (1) year. No person shall hold more than one office.

Section 4   The duties of the Officers shall be as follows:

A.   The President shall preside at all meetings, shall be in charge of equipment, and shall be General Manager of CFC.

B.   The Vice President shall act in the absence of the President with the same authority, shall be in charge of the fields, and shall perform other duties as assigned by the membership.

C.   The Secretary/Treasurer shall be responsible for all communications, both internal and external, and shall keep the official records of CFC, including minutes of all meetings, shall receive, disburse, and account for all funds of CFC which shall be kept in a bank designated by the Officers.

D.   The Registrar shall be Chairman of the Registration Committee, shall be responsible for registration of players and coaches, shall be responsible for formation of teams and assignment of team colors.

Section 5   Any Officer failing to attend meetings in such a manner as to consistently cause a quorum to not be established shall have his continued tenure subjected to a vote of the membership in no less than ten nor more than thirty days from the last meeting of Officers where a quorum was not established. Any Office may be removed from office by a two-thirds vote of the membership present at a membership meeting.

Article V

Section 1   Meeting of the membership shall be held at the call of the Officers provided that at least one meeting be held monthly.

Section 2   The meeting normally held in the month of June shall be called the annual meeting and shall be for the election of officers and presentation of the budget.

Section 3   A quorum of Officers is required at all meetings to conduct business. A quorum is defined as three or more Officers present.

Article VI

Committees other than Registration and Rules and Games may be appointed as needed by the President with advice and consent of the Board of Directors for an active life to be specified in the appointment.

Article VII

Section 1   Each Officer shall have one vote with the President voting only to break a tie.

Section 2   Membership voting: each team shall have one vote.

Article VIII

The fiscal year of CFC shall be from August 1st to July 31st the following year.

Article IX

These bylaws may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the members provided that the amendment has been presented in writing at the previous meeting.

Article X

The rules contained in the current edition of Roberts Rules of Order shall govern CFC in all cases in which they are applicable and do not conflict with these bylaws.

Article XI

These bylaws shall be in effect as of the 1st day of November, 2009.

Addendum to CFC Bylaws

September 2012

I. Uniform Policy

Beginning in the Spring 2013 season*, all CFC teams will abide by the club uniform policy as established below.

Teams registered with CFC will be required to purchase and wear approved Club uniforms. Uniform styles and colors will be decided in June** each year and will remain in effect for the Fall/Spring seasons of the next year.

* Teams that played in the Fall 2012 season will not be required to change uniforms until Fall 2013 season
** Spring 2013 uniforms and colors will be decided in October 2012

II. Independent Team Policy

CFC will not accept any Independent teams and/or Academies to register in US Club or GBYSL under the Club name. All Teams registered in the Club will abide by all club Bylaws.

III. Volunteer Status

All board members, coaches, assistant coaches, and team managers shall be volunteers. CFC will not have any paid positions within the club. Referees may be paid through the league in which they are refereeing but not through the club. Teams will be allowed to hire outside trainers to work with their teams as they choose however the club will not be responsible for paying or insuring these trainers. Paid trainers may not be the coaches/asst. coaches/managers of the teams, they may only be outside trainers not affiliated with CFC.

Addendum to CFC Bylaws

October 2015

I. Director of Coaching

II. The Board of Directors position of Director of Coaching added.