MARMONTE ATHLETIC LEAGUE
CALIFORNIA INTERSCHOLASTIC FEDERATION
Revised as of April 26, 2006
Section 1: This
organization shall be known as the Marmonte League of the
California Interscholastic Federation, Southern Section.
Section 1: The
purpose of this organization shall be:
To direct and control
all interscholastic athletic programs of the high schools of
To maintain standards
as prescribed by the CIF-SS.
To cultivate good
standards of sportsmanship and friendly relations among the
Section 1: The
governing body of this organization shall be known as the
Marmonte League Council. It shall
consist of a principal and authorized designee(s) from each
member school. Should any
school principal be unable to attend a Council meeting,
he/she may delegate his/her responsibility
to another member of his/her school.
Section 2: Each
school shall be entitled to one vote on each question
brought before the Council for decision.
The principal or authorized delegate shall cast the vote
for each school. In the event of a tie vote,
the motion is lost.
Section 3: Any
decision of the Council may be appealed to the CIF-SS.
Section 4: A quorum
of the Council shall consist of representatives from a
majority of the schools in the League.
Section 1: The
officers of the Marmonte League Council shall consist of the
following: President; Vice-President; Secretary-Treasurer;
League Representative to the CIF-SS Council; and Coordinator
or the CIF-SS. The President and Vice President shall be
administrators. The Secretary-Treasurer shall be the
Athletic Director at the same school as the President. The
Vice-President shall be from the next school of rotation.
Election: The officers of the Council are to be selected
annually at the last regular meeting in May.
Section 3: Duties:
The President shall
preside at meetings and call special meetings.
The Vice President
shall assume all duties of the President in his/her absence.
Secretary-Treasurer shall keep and distribute the minutes of
the meetings; send out
the agenda; care for correspondence; keep records of the
League championships; and record
all receipts and disbursements of funds.
Representative and the Coordinator shall represent the
League in accordance
with the CIF-SS Constitution and By-Laws.
Rotation of the
Presidency shall be by alphabetical order. Any new school
entering shall go
in proper alphabetical order. The League Coordinator shall
act in accordance for each year,
and his/her spot will be skipped as President.
Section 4: Term
of Office: The customary term of office for each
officer is one year (June 1 to May 31). No
elected officer of the League shall serve more than two
consecutive years in any one office, except the League
Representative and coordinator to the CIF-SS, who may be
continued in office annually at the will of this Council.
Section 1: Roberts
Rules of Order for Parliamentary Procedure shall be used to
Section 2: There
shall be eight regular meetings during the school year:
September, October, November,
January, February, March, April, and May. The League
President shall establish the dates at the
first meeting each year. League A.D.’s will meet prior to
the regular League meetings to discuss
the upcoming agenda items.
Section 3: The
President of the League may call Special meetings at any
time. Notification of the time, place,
and purpose of the meeting shall be given in writing at
least one week in advance, or shorter notice if a majority
of the schools of the League agree.
Section 4: Copies of
the minutes of League meetings are to be mailed to each
and Athletic Director, to the CIF-SS office and the area
Section 1: The
Council shall specify the official League sports in which
championships shall be determined.
Section 1: Schedules
shall be approved for all sports in which there are League
Section 2: Athletic
Directors are responsible for drawing up all schedules.
Section 3: The
Council must approve League schedules before becoming
official. Changes in playing dates must be approved by the
League (except for contests rescheduled because of rain or
natural disasters, by League adopted rain-out/natural
disaster procedure). Changes in times of contests may be
established by mutual agreement between schools. Only the
Athletic Directors/Principals may approve time changes.
Protest on the outcome of a contest may be only on the basis
of an alleged misinterpretation of CIF, National Federation,
or Marmonte League Rules. When possible the game official
shall be informed at the conclusion of the game that the
result will be protested. The Principal of the protesting
school with the President of the League must file a protest
in writing not later than one week after the cause for
protest is discovered. Before filing, the Principal of the
protesting school, or his/her representative, shall notify
the Principal of the opposing school of the action to be
taken, and file with said Principal a statement of the
points upon which the protest is based. Failure to make
such notification or file such statement shall nullify the
The League President shall appoint a committee from three
schools not directly involved in the protest to meet within
three school days to study the matter and make
recommendations to the League. The Commissioner of
Officials or his/her representative shall be present. The
recommendations are to be made at a special meeting of all
League Schools called by the President. If the protest is
allowed, the game will continue from the point of the
protest to it’s completion on the same field on which the
original contest took place. The Ventura County Officials
Association shall supply officials for the continued or
Section 2: Any
school will have the right to appeal the decision of the
League. It would be expected that the school making the
appeal would seek to restrict all comment on the question to
the appropriate appeal bodies until the deliberations are
Schools that violate the Marmonte League Constitution or
By-Laws, and which have had protest filed against them in
accordance with the Constitution, may be recommended to the
CIF-SS for suspension upon unanimous decision of the voting
council. The school name in the protest shall not vote.
1: The Constitution and By-Laws of the League may
be amended at any regular meeting of this League by a
two-thirds vote of the members present, providing a notice
of such amendment shall have been sent to all members of the
Council five calendar days in advance, but such amendments
shall not be in effect for a period of ninety days after
passage, except by unanimous consent of all schools present