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MDTA Spring 2017 Membership Meeting

MDTA Spring 2017 Membership Meeting
4/13/2017 11:30:10 AM

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The Spring 2017 MDTA Membership Meeting is coming up fast so please make a note on your calendar to join as at Midland Hills Country Club located at 2001 Fulham St. Saint Paul, MN 55113. The meeting will begin at 1:00 PM. The agenda for the meeting is below within this message. If you have additional items you would like us to discuss at this meeting please email me at 


MDTA Spring Meeting


Saturday May 6, 2017

Midland Hills Country Club

1:00 – 4:00 PM






            1. Treasurer’s Report – Prax

            2. Awards Report – Brynteson

            3. Grant Report – Brynteson

            4. Tournament Calendar – McDonald

                        - When to hold the Jamboree

                        - When to start the season given the calendar

                        - Tournament dates for the whole season

Discussion Items:

  1. Internet Usage – Policy, PF and LD
  2. Discuss Judges at State
    1. Community Judges in PF at State
    2. Hiring protocols
  3. Membership Renewal
    1. Currently 54 of 57 memberships expire in September 2017
  4. Sections Format
    1. Need radical reform (e.g. Super Section Format) or
    2. Return to old format

       5. Additional Items