A: Geographic Territory
The name of the League is the East Hudson Youth Soccer League, Inc. Herein, it shall be referred to as the E.H.Y.S.L. or the “League”. Issued 10/90
The Connecticut â€“ New York border to the east.
No natural boundaries exist to the south, west or north.
The E.H.Y.S.L. may admit clubs from outside the territory of the League provided they are not currently under suspension or have charges filed against them by any organization affiliated with the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association, Inc. or the United States Youth Soccer Association, Inc.
B: Club Membership
There are four types of membership available: Full, Travel Only, Guest, and Temporary. New clubs may not be considered for “Full Member” or “Travel Only” status unless they register a minimum of four travel teams and /or any combination of In House and Travel players totaling fifty or more individuals.
A club which registers all its players with EHYSL, from both their travel and recreational programs, shall be considered a Full Member. Clubs which do not maintain a recreational program shall be considered Full Members if all travel players are registered with EHYSL. Clubs with full membership status have all the rights, privileges, responsibilities, etc. as specified in this Constitution and By-Laws. Full Membership must be approved by the League Delegates.
A club which maintains both travel and recreation programs and chooses to register their travel players with EHYSL shall be considered a Travel Only Member. Clubs with Travel Only Membership status have all the rights, privileges, responsibilities, etc. as Full Member Clubs unless otherwise specified. Travel only membership must be approved by the League delegates.
Clubs whose primary affiliation is with another league may, for reasons of competition, convenience, etc. Choose to register one or more of their travel teams with EHYSL. Clubs with this membership have a restriction on their ability to enter additional teams. For these clubs, additional teams can be entered only with the approval of the delegates. Other than this restriction, Guest Member clubs have all the rights, privileges, responsibilities, etc. as Full member clubs unless otherwise specified. Guest membership must be approved by the League delegates.
A club may be admitted as a Temporary Member. While a Temporary Member, a club will be allowed to enter teams with the approval of the League delegates. Such membership will terminate at the end of the spring season involved, but may be renewed annually through reapplication by approval of the Board of Directors. While a temporary member, a club may follow the procedures to gain membership with “Full”, “Travel Only” or “Guestâ€ status. Other than these restrictions, Temporary Member Clubs have all the rights, privileges, responsibilities, etc. as Full Member Clubs unless otherwise specified. Guest and Temporary Member Clubs shall have no voting rights. Revised 12/2012
C: Rights and Responsibilities of Member Clubs
Each club shall be responsible for insuring the proper registration of its players and teams, proper accounting of fiscal transactions and accurate reporting of all information required by the League. Member Clubs have the duty to ensure their representation at Delegate and General meetings. Failure to do so will subject the Club to fines, suspensions, bad standing, or any combination. Revised 12/06