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WYFC By Laws

WILTON YOUTH FOOTBALL & CHEER, INC.

BY-LAWS


ARTICLE I - NAME

1.1 This organization-shall be known-as WILTON YOUTH FOOTBALL & CHEER, INC., hereinafter referred to as the WYFC.

1.2 The WYFC shall be operated as a non-profit organization in the State of Connecticut and in compliance with all relevant state and federal laws and regulations.

1.3 The WYFC consists of three (3) youth programs – Tackle Football, Flag Football & Cheerleading.

 

ARTICLE II - PHILOSOPHY

2.1 The WYFC – Tackle Football shall be authorized to annually register with a youth football organization (hereinafter "Organization - Tackle) that will offer the optimum benefits to its participants as determined by the Board of Directors.

2.1.1 The official playing rules and regulations of the affiliated Organization - Tackle shall be followed by the WYFC – Tackle Football as determined by the Board of Directors.

2.2 The WYFC – Flag Football shall be authorized to annually register with a youth flag football organization (hereinafter "Organization – Flag) that will offer the optimum benefits to its participants as determined by the Board of Directors.

2.2.1 The official playing rules and regulations of the affiliated Organization - Flag shall be followed by the WYFC – Flag Football as determined by the Board of Directors.

2.3 The WYFC – Cheer shall be authorized to annually register with a youth cheer organization (hereinafter "Organization – Cheer) that will offer the optimum benefits to its participants as determined by the Board of Directors.

2.3.1 The official playing rules and regulations of the affiliated Organization - Cheer shall be followed by the WYFC – Cheer as determined by the Board of Directors.

ARTICLE III – OBJECTIVE – PLAYERS & COACHES

3..1   This WYFC's existence is for the benefit of the young people and parents in Wilton.

3.2 This WYFC has been organized to inspire youth regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, color, or creed to practice the ideals of sportsmanship, mental strength and physical strength, as well as to bring the area youth and parents closer together through the means of common interest in exercise, sportsmanship, teamwork, fellowship, responsibility, communication, athletic competition, and respect for others through fun and high-quality experiences.

3.3 The WYFC shall maintain a program focused on coach/player instruction and competition with emphasis on teamwork,

communication, sportsmanship, safety, citizenship, honesty, loyalty and the development of the individuality of all participants.

3.4 The WYFC shall encourage the adult supervision to behave in an exemplary manner while supervising the youth and keeping the mental and physical welfare and the best interests of youth foremost in their mind.

3.5 The WYFC shall promote mental and physical safety-first play by requiring strict compliance with all rules and regulations contained in the By-Laws, and any other rules adopted by the Board of Directors concerning safety.

3.5.1 Adopted safety rules and guidelines outside the By-Laws include but are not limited to Department of Health and league or organization membership

3..6. The coaches shall be required to adhere to the highest standards in handling the mental and physical safety and wellbeing of the children, as well as cultivating the philosophy and objectives of the WYFC as articulated in these By-Laws.

3.7. The coaches shall provide a safe, organized learning experience while teaching the fundamentals of football and cheer and will discourage use of alcohol, tobacco, drugs and other abusive substances. 

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