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There is still room for more registrations in our league!

If you have been thinking about joining, or know someone who would like to play, contact Caroline at registration@netballalberta.com and she can help you with the registration process.


2017 Fall Tournament

We are excited for the 2017 Fall Tournament on November 24 & 25, 2017!

Location: Southland Leisure Centre

Dates and times:

Friday, November 24, 6:00 – 10:00 PM*
Saturday, November 25, 1:00 – 9:00 PM*

There will be medal presentations after the last games.

*Please make note of the times. The schedule is not set, and may not run as late, but be prepared to play during these times.

Cost:

FREE for Calgary, Edmonton, and Drumheller members
$25 for casual players and outside teams (per player)

Divisions:

Senior A Mixed (Maximum of 2 men on court per team)
Senior B Women

RSVP: Please make sure your team RSVPs by Nov 12 to operations@netballalberta.com.

 


2017 Netball Alberta Annual General Meeting


The Netball Alberta AGM is being held on November 25 at 4:00 pm in the gym at Southland Leisure Centre. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend and have your voice heard. You will hear reports and information about the organization and how it is run. You will also vote on the board positions. This event is important to our netball community and can give you great insight into the work involved in making this league run and organization grow.

We do have a few Board and General Volunteer roles vacant right now, and we would love to hear from you if you think you have the time, skills and experience suited to one of the following roles:

Board Position - Marketing Director: requires relevant qualification and/or experience in the field of marketing. Experience marketing in the sports industry or a not-for-profit environment is highly desirable.

Non-Board Position -Merchandise Coordinator: requires a commitment to organize and sell merchandise on the first night of league, at tournaments, and will require delivering orders to league.

Please email Julie Arnold at president@netballalberta.com if you would like to apply for one of these positions.


2017 WestJet Raffle Fundraiser

We are happy to announce that Netball Alberta has been awarded another WestJet travel voucher! This has been made possible thanks to volunteer hours contributed by one of our dedicated Senior B players, Debs Burke, who is a pilot with WestJet. Thank you so much, Debs!

To purchase tickets, you can talk to any of the Youth Development SquGrizzlies, Cygnets and Goslings until the Fall Tournament, at which time they will be available at the merchandise table on November 25 until 3:00 pm.

Raffle Details:

Draw date: Nov 25, 2017, at 4 pm at Southland Leisure Centre, in the gym during the AGM.
Prize: One (1) roundtrip flight for two (2) to any regularly scheduled and marketed WestJet destination (certain restrictions apply) See: WestJet Voucher Fine Print Details.
Expiry: Voucher expires Nov 25, 2018.
Cost: Tickets cost $15 each. Tickets must be purchased by an adult (18 and over) in Alberta. Cash and cheques are accepted.
Only 600 tickets printed.
Raffle licence #474969.

If you have any questions, please contact Corey Skrypnek at contact@netballalberta.com


Point and Feather Pub Night Fundraiser

Netball Alberta is having another pub night fundraiser for the Fall Tournament at the Point and Feather (MAP).

Tickets are $20 and valid for November 25 only. Must be 18+

Each ticket will get you a delicious burger with fries and a beverage.

The tickets will be available Friday November 24 (ask your Team Manager or League Coordinator) and Saturday November 25 at the merchandise table.

We encourage you to get your team mates together (partners/family also welcome) to socialize over a post-tournament meal, all while supporting Netball Alberta!


Attention: Subs must be logged on scoresheets or the game will be forfeit

It has come to our attention that subs are not being recorded on the scoresheets for all league games. This makes it impossible to monitor the number of times a person subs through the year, to uphold our sub rules.

It is imperative that Team Managers, or the person who is subbing for the team, records the substitute player on the scoresheet by the end of the each game.

Moving forward, if it is discovered that a team has played with a sub that has not been recorded on the scoresheet by the end of the game (regardless if they just play a quarter, or a full game), the game will be forfeit.

We suggest Team Managers have the sub visit the officials bench themselves to record their name on the scoresheet before they take the court or during an interval. Please keep in mind, though, that it is the responsibility of the Team Manager and team to be sure that any subs are recorded.

If unrecorded subs continue to be a problem, the next step will be to require all teams fill out a team list before every league game and hand the team list into the officials bench. We ask that Team Managers and players be diligent in their cooperation in upholding our sub rules so we can avoid this additional team list requirement.

Here is the official sub rule, as a reminder:

League Sub Rules

A registered player assigned to a team can sub in four games between September and December and four games between January and March. No more than 8 games total for the season. Senior B may sub for Senior A but not Senior A for Senior B.

A casual player must be registered in SI Play and acknowledged by their league coordinator before subbing in the league. These players are able to sub in up to three games for each of the same periods mentioned above, for a drop in fee of $10 per game. If they would like to play in more games than that, they must pay a pro-rated registration fee for the remainder of the year.


SAVE THE DATE: U of C Netball Tournament

Teams from all over Alberta are invited! More details to come.


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