About Us

Mission Statement

To foster and promote the sport of curling at all levels of participation, fellowship and other services beneficial to the members of the Martensville Curling Club.  To respect and support all individuals, who in fellowship are associated with the Martensville Curling Club. The activities of this club are restricted to the activities that are conducive or incidental to the attainment of these objectives.

  • NAME
    • The Association shall be called the Martensville Curling Club, hereinafter referred to as the MCC.
  • OBJECTIVES
    • To promote and develop the game of Curling as a recreational and competitive sport in the Province of Saskatchewan.
    • To unite the curling community, foster good relations with other curling associations and maintain affiliation with CurlSask.
    • To conduct Playdowns, as awarded by CurlSask, for the purpose of determining teams that will advance towards Provincial Championships.
  • MEMBERSHIP
    • Members
      • Member – all persons paying the annual membership fee.
      • All members shall be allowed one vote at membership meetings and elections.
      • Any member in good standing and nineteen years of age or older may be elected to the Board.
    • The yearly membership fee is $25.00  plus the CurlSask fee per person included in the league fees.  If the CurlSask fee has been paid at another club it does not have to be paid again.
    • Registry of Members - The list of members shall be submitted by the secretary to CURLSASK.
  • FEES
    • A membership fee and curling fee shall be determined by the Board of the MCC.
    • Affiliation fee
      • The club affiliation fee will be paid to the CurlSask as determined by the association.
      • The affiliation fee is due and payable by December 15th of each year. If the affiliation fee is not paid by December 15th, the club or establishment shall be deemed not in good standing and its membership will not be allowed to participate in association curling competitions or other activities.
  • THE BOARD
    • Objective - To conduct the affairs of the MCC according to the Policy.
    • Authority – All the affairs of the MCC shall be managed by the Board. The Board is a continuing entity and its decisions shall remain in force until they are rescinded.
      • The Board may make policies, procedures and regulations for managing the affairs of the Club.
      • The Board may establish committees to assist in performing the work of the MCC and may delegate authority to committees.
      • The Board may employ such persons, as it deems necessary to carry out the work of the MCC. Hiring will be by tender for the position of ice technician, janitor, and lounge manager.
    • Composition:
      •  The President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer shall be Officers of the Board.
      • The Social Club treasurer, Super League Representative, Mixed Representative, Men’s Representative, Thursday Open Representative, Friday Open Representative, Daytime Representative Ladies Representative, Draw Master, Junior Representative, and Members at Large are Directors of the Board.
      • The number of Members at Large will be that number required to bring the total number of Board members up to but not exceeding sixteen.
    • Elections
      • All elections will take place at the Annual General Meeting.
      • Elections for all Executive positions will follow in the order listed in section 5.3.
    • Vacancies
      • A vacancy in the office of President shall be filled by the Vice President. A vacancy in the all other positions shall be filled by appointment of the Board from all members in good standing.
  • MEETINGS
    • General Membership meetings will be held twice yearly in September at registration and in April at the windup.
      • Twenty members of the club, in addition to a majority of the Board, are required to constitute a quorum.
      • The Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held within the first two weeks of April.
      • Notice of time and place of Meetings shall be given in such a manner as may be reasonably directed by the Board not less than fifteen (15) days before the date of the meeting.
      • The President shall preside, and in his/her absence, the Vice President, in the absence of both, the meeting shall elect a pro tem chairperson, The presiding officer shall have a deliberate and casting vote.
    • Board meetings
      • Board meetings will be held on the third Monday of every month from September to March.
      • The Board may reschedule the regular meetings by announcing the change at the previous meeting.
      • The President may call Special Board meetings as required. Forty-eight hours of advance notice must be given.
      • A majority of the Board members must be present in order for a quorum to exist.
      • The President shall preside, and in his/her absence, the Vice President, in the absence of both, the meeting shall elect a pro tem chairperson, The presiding officer shall have a deliberate and casting vote.
  • DUTIES OF BOARD OFFICERS
    • All Board Officers shall provide leadership, provide a vision for the future of club, ensure the club continues as a curling rink, demonstrates accountability to the membership and the community. They shall attend meetings, take part in all decisions, and have full voting power.
    • President
      • Must be on the previous board for at least two years.
      • Facilitate meetings and establish the agenda.
      • Organize and monitor executive members in the performance of their duties.
      • Sit on all sub committees and be accessible to all members
      • Has a deliberate and casting vote.
      • Selects the recipient of the President’s Choice Award.
      • Has signing authority
    • Vice President
      • Must be on the previous board for at least one year.
      • Facilitate meetings in the absence of the President.
      • Has signing authority.
    • Secretary
      • Takes notes during meetings and keeps members informed of meeting dates.
      • Organizes notes into minutes and uses a binder system to provide easy access.
      • Is responsible for correspondence.
      • Maintain a record of contracts and other important documents.
    • Treasurer
      • Keep accurate financial records.
      • Report monthly to the Board and annually to the membership.
      • Has signing authority.
      • Prepares a budget and balances the monthly bank statements.
      • Pays invoices, makes deposits, and prepares monthly cheques for staff.
      • Assists league representatives in obtaining prizes for bonspiels.
    • Social Treasurer
      • Keep accurate financial records for lounge activities.
      • Assist the Lounge Manager to ensure smooth operation of the lounge.
      • Report monthly to the Board and annually to the membership.
      • Pays lounge related invoices.
      • Has signing authority over the lounge account.
    • League Representatives – Super League, Mixed League, Men’s League, Thurs Open League, Fri Open League, Daytime League
      • Keeps records of all teams entered in the league.
      • Works with the draw master to design league schedule and playoff format.
      • Distributes awards for their league at awards ceremonies.
      • Plans the bonspiel for their league.
      • Represents the concerns of members for their league at all meetings.
      • Keeps record of wins and losses
    • Junior Representative
      • Must have a Level One coaching course.
      • Keeps records of all participants.
      • Designs league schedule and format.
      • Plans special events for juniors.
      • Represents the concerns of junior members at all meetings.
      • Provides curling instruction and coordinates adult volunteers.
    • Draw Master
      • Prepare draws for league play and bonspiels in consultation with each of the corresponding league representatives.
    • Members at Large (as required to bring the number of executive to 16)
      • Assist with planning and carrying out tasks at bonspiels and special events.
  • COMMITTEES
    • A minimum of one Executive member shall serve on each committee.
    • Committee members must be approved by the Executive committee.
    • All committees shall submit reports to the Executive as requested.
    • Unless otherwise stated in terms of reference, the term of office of all committees shall terminate at the conclusion of the Annual Meeting.
    • The Executive Committee consists of all officers of the Board.
      • This Committee shall function as a decision-making body on Association Management and operations in the intervals between Board of Director Meetings. The Executive Committee will also advise and make recommendations on all financial affairs of the Association.
  • AMENDMENTS
    • The Constitution and Bylaws of the MCC may be amended by a special resolution passed in a Board of Directors meeting and ratified by a simple majority at the next General Membership meeting.
  • FISCAL PERIOD, AUDIT AND SIGNING OFFICERS
    • The fiscal period of the Association shall be from May 1st to April 30th.
    •  Each Annual Meeting, upon recommendation of the Executive committee, shall elect Auditors to audit the accounts of the Association. A vacancy in Auditors shall be filled by Executive Committee appointment.
    •  The signing officers of the Association shall be the President, the Vice President, and the Treasurer, any two of whom may act.