2017 COVENTRY BASS ANGLERS-BYLAWS
New Members : New members completed paper applications will be presented to the body of returning members for consideration at the annual meeting by their existing club sponsor (only current club members will attend the annual club meeting) (existing club member in good standing for at least 1 year). Sponsor will offer his reason for sponsoring this new potential member and bring potential member to the next regular meeting for consideration and a vote to become a new member. All new members will be considered provisional members for the first year and then invited to return (by letter or email) as a full member the next year after receiving a 75% positive vote by the body of full members.(The vote will be a closed ballot and verified by the board for accuracy). (To take effect 02-01-2015)Associate Member: $20.00 annual fee to fish only the point tournaments. All associates must be voted in by majority and will have no voting privileges. Associates must fish either with an active member or alone on their own boat. The club reserves the right to refuse membership. Associate membership is capped at 6 per year. Active members shall take president over associates on tournament participation. Associate members (unless returning former member or family member of an active member) may fish in the club for a one year trial. Afterwich, the associate member must decide to either join the club as a full member for the following year, or withdraw club membership. An associate member or a guest will pay a $15.00 fee per tournament fished. The
A) An additional $5.00 per tournament must be collected from every individual participant before the official start of the event. The two members that are to launch last (who also call flights that day) are to collect / hold / and pay out all lunker monies at the conclusion of the tournament.