NEWBURGH YOUTH BASKETBALL
FOUNDED IN 1978
ARTICLE I: NAME AND OBJECTIVE
Section 1. The name of this not-for-profit organization shall be known as Newburgh
Youth Basketball (N.Y.B.)
Section 2. The objectives, in association with Newburgh school systems, are:
1. To teach the fundamentals of basketball
2. To encourage excellence in performance
3. To provide funds and equipment to the basketball program of each school
4. To support, promote, and maintain a high standard of integrity
5. To build future Castle Knights
ARTICLE II: ELIGIBILITY
Section 1. To be eligible to play in the N.Y.B., students must:
1. Be a boy or girl enrolled in John H. Castle, Newburgh, Sharon, St. John, or
Yankeetown school system and / or living within the Castle High School
2. Be of the proper age and provide proof of their age. Age requirements will
be determined by the board of directors
3. Properly complete the registration form and pay in full the registration fee
ARTICLE III: REGISTRATION FEE
Section 1. The annual registration fee will be determined by the Board of Directors
ARTICLE 1V: OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS
Section 1. The Officers of the N.Y.B. shall consist of a Commissioner, Treasurer,
Equipment Manager, Director of Officials, and Business Manager. Each shall
Serve one (1) year terms.
Section 2. There shall be seven (7) Directors, each serving one (1) year terms.
Section 3. The immediate Past-Commissioner shall serve as consultants to the Board with
Full voting privileges and no mandatory attendance requirement.
Section 4. Each Officer and Director shall have one (1) vote. Attendance at the Board
Meetings is mandatory.
ARTICLE V: MEETINGS
Section 1. The Board shall meet a minimum of once each month at a time and site
determined by two-thirds (2/3) vote.
Section 2. Upon approval by the Board, others may attend, but they will have no vote. ARTICLE V1: ASSETS (TREASURY AND EQUIPMENT)
Section 1. All equipment used and stored in the schools is considered property of the
Section 2. In the event the N.Y.B. ceases to function, all monies, equipment, and other
assets will be transferred and divided equally among the six (6) schools whose
facilities had been used by N.Y.B. the previous year for the benefit of the
basketball programs only.
Section 3. Payment for supplies in excess of $200 must be co-signed by at least two (2)
Section 4. An independent audit of the financial books shall be voted on annually requiring
two-thirds (2/3) approval vote of the Board.
ARTICLE VII: AMENDMENTS
Section 1. These By-Laws must be amended by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the Board.
Last Revision: 8/95