Snake River Trapshooting Association (SRTA)

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The League runs 10 weeks.

The cost of the league for each shooter is a one time yearly fee of $10.00. All the money for the league goes to pay for the rookie bags and the Lewis Class payout at the end of the league. The Lewis Class will be paid Hi gun 1 in 10, 2 places / clas 60-40.

A shooter must shoot at least 8 of the 10 weeks to quality for the Lewis Class money and 4 weeks to qualify for trophies at the annual shoot in Twin Falls, Idaho.

Since all clubs aren’t open 2 days a week, the shooter can shoot 1 make-up score and 1 week ahead, but no more than 3 scores in one week. Shooters must declare they are shooting the Snake River Trapshooting Association (SRTA) score before shooting or that score won’t count.

SRTA will give rookie bags to every rookie that shoots 8 of 10 weeks and the Best of the Best in Twin Falls. SRTA pays for the targets in the Best of the Best. A rookie is a shooter with less than 500 registered targets and has never shot a SRTA league or annual shoot.

Each week the club results will be sent to the President of the SRTA. The weekly relsults must have a weekly score consists of the 3 top scores (including ties) and a rookie score.

Good Luck and Great Shooting

Updated January 2016

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Bylaws

Snake River Trapshooting Association

ARTICLE I. NAME

This Association shall be know as the Snake River Trapshooting Association.

ARTICLE II. PURPOSE

The purpose of the Snake River Trapshooting Association (SRTA) shall be the promotion of trapshooting, and in particular the sponsoring of the annual shoot for the members of the SRTA. Related Activities in keeping with the foregoing may be conducted as approved by the Board of Directors.

ARTICLE III. MEMBERSHIP

Section 1. Membership in the SRTA shall be made up of all members of the Snake River Trapshooting Association member clubs. Individual members shall pay no dues or assessments other the those necessary to the maintenance of good standing in their own gun club.

Section 2. New clubs may join the SRTA by making application to the Directors Board at either the General Membership meeting or one of the regularly scheduled Directors meetings. The application will be considered by the Board and voted upon at the Board meeting following the one at which the application is made.

ARTICLE IV. BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The corporate powers of this Association shall be vested in a Board of Directors composed of one representative from each of the individual Snake River Trapshooting Association clubs. The method of selecting these directors shall be left to the discretion of the individual clubs.

ARTICLE V. MEETINGS

The annual meeting of the Board of Directors shall be held on the second Saturday in December of each year. The annual membership meeting will be held the Friday of the SRTA shoot. The exact time and place of these meetings, as well as any other necessary to carry on the SRTA’s business will be designated by the President.

ARTICLE VI. POWERS AND DUTIES OF DIRECTORS

Section 1. The directors, at the annual meeting shall determine which club will host the following year’s SRTA shoot.

The host club shall be determined to the next club on the random list of member clubs as established and maintained by the Board of Directors. The original list shall be made by blind draw of those clubs in good standing. New member clubs and reinstated clubs will be placed on the bottom of the list as it exists at the time of the board action regarding the club. If in the opinion of the Board the scheduled host club is not in the position to host the shoot, or by the clubs withdrawal of its name from the eligible list, the new scheduled club will be determined to host the club.

The annual shoot location shall be rotated and the host club would be chosen by blind draw from either half of the involved clubs being divided equally by number east or west and the smaller clubs may host the shoot at a larger club.

The Board of Directors shall elect a member of the host club as President of the SRTA. They shall then elect a Vice President and a Secretary-Treasurer. These officers shall hold office for a period of one calendar year or until their successors are elected and qualified by acceptance.

Section 2. It shall be the duty of the Board of Directors to cause a complete record to be kept of its meetings and acts. The Board of Directors shall have full and complete control over the activities, affairs, and business of the SRTA. It shall determine policies and make such rules and regulations as may be deemed necessary for the operation of the SRTA.

Section 3. The Board of Directors shall determine the location of the next annual shoot. The shoot shall be rotated between those clubs with an adequate number of traps to hold a harmonious shoot. The location desired by the host club will be given strong consideration.

Section 4. The Board of Directors shall determine the method a member club may utilize to profit, and the amount of profits it may derive, from hosting the SRTA shoot. This shall be re-examined at each annual board meeting and made explicit to the host club so as to prevent post-shoot recriminations and make it monetarily desirable for a member club to the shoot.

Section 5. The Board of Directors shall draw up an approve the program for the SRTA shoot. They shall determine the amount of money to be spent on, and the type of trophy’s to be given at the shoot.

Section 6. The Board of Directors shall choose the cashier for the SRTA Shoot.

Section 7. The Board of Directors shall do the handicapping at the SRTA Shoot.

Section 8. The Board of Directors shall appoint official referees for the SRTA Shoot. These referees sahll be responsible for the running of all shoot-offs and the settlement of any disputes.

Section 9. The Board of Directors shall be responsible for the scheduling of the SRTA shoot on the second weekend following the end of the ten week SRTA League shooting unless conflicting with Easter Sunday. In the event of Easter Sunday conflict, the Board of Directors shall then determine the date of the SRTA shoot.

Section 10. The Board of Directors shall be responsible for organizing the ten week club shoot team shoot competition. The competition shall start in January, generally by the third Sunday, and run for ten weeks. Each club shall enter on team, unless directed by the Board of Directors to enter additional teams. The additional teams shall be determined by random division of the clubs membership. Each member club shall appoint a person to be responsible for collecting and reporting to a central person, each weeks top scores for that club. These results must be telephoned to the person assigned by the Board of Directors to report said scores before 6:00pm Sunday for inclusion into the Idaho Statesman Monday edition. It shall be responsibility of the host club to see that an appropriate trophy is awarded to that year’s winning and runner-up club teams in the ten week competition.

ARTICLE VII. QUORUM

A majority of the active SRTA Directors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at a meeting of the Board of Directors.

ARTICLE VIII. INACTIVE CLUBS

Any member clubs unrepresented at two consecutive Directors Meetings will be notified by the President that they have been placed on probation. If, after such notice, the club is unrepresented at a third consecutive meeting; it will be dropped from membership in the SRTA, thereby forfeiting it’s rights to compete in the ten week competition, the annual shoot, and to host the SRTA shoot.

Such clubs may apply for reinstatement as outlined in Article III.

ARTICLE IX. OFFICERS AND DUTIES

Section 1. The President, who shall serve without pay, shall be the executive officer of the Board of Directors and he shall preside at all meetings. He shall call meetings of the Board from time to time as may be desirable for the proper conduct of SRTA Business, and special meetings of the membership if necessary. He shall sign as President all contracts or instruments in writing. He shall appoint all committees at the Board may desire and supervise their activities. The President shall countersign all bank checks issued by the Secretary-Treasure in payment of claims.

Section 2. The Vice President, who shall also serve without pay, shall assume the responsibilities, powers and duties of the President in the prolonged absence or inability of the latter, when so directed by the Board of Directors.

Section 3. The Secretary-Treasurer, who shall also serve without pay, shall be the custodian of the SRTA records. He shall give adequate notice of the meetings and keep complete minutes of the same in books belonging to the SRTA. He shall handle all official correspondence of the SRTA. He shall sign as Secretary-Treasurer all contracts or instruments of writing. He shall make a complete report to the Board at the Annual Meeting of the Associations activities for the year and perform such other duties as the Board of Directors may from time to time prescribe. He shall have custody of SRTA finances and accounts. He shall receive and hold all funds of the SRTA and make payments for goods and services when so authorized by the Board. He shall make these payments by bank checks countersigned by the President. He shall keep proper accounts in books belonging to the SRTA and prepare for presentation at the annual meeting a complete financial statement of the Snake River Trapshooting Association business for the year.

ARTICLE X. AMENDMENTS

Section 1. These bylaws may be amended by resolution adopted by the Board of Directors at any annual or special meeting called for the purpose by a two-thirds (2/3) majority vote of the Board members present and voting, provided that the Board members have been given not less than five (5) days notice in advance.

Section 2. The perpetual purses at the SRTA are permanent and repeat winner does not eliminate the previous winner.

ARTICLE XI. RULES OF ORDER

Roberts Rules of Order shall govern the conduct of business at all meetings.

Updated 1986

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