Article 1 Title
Section A. This organization and or club will be listed as the Central Cropper&
Pouter Club and was established in 1976.
Article 2 Goals & Purpose
Section A. It is the goals of the C.C.P.C. and it's members to promote honestly,
friendship and good sportsmanship.
Section B. We will encourage and support fair competion amongst all exhibitors
at the shows.
Section C. The C.C.P.C. will affilate with, encourage participation and good
relations and leadership with the pouter and cropper fancy.
Section D. The C.C.P.C. will be accepted and recognized as an afficated club
of the National Pigeon Association.
Section E. The C.C.P.C. will recognize and promote all standard breeds of pouters
and croppers as written and adopted by the National Pigeon
Section F. To assist and advise juniors and novice.
Article 3 Membership
Section A. Membership to the C.C.P.C. is available to anyone. He/she must
comply with the by-laws of the C.C.P.C.
Section B. Dues shall be on a year to year basis. The month that you join is
the month the following year that your expire. A month(30 day)
grace period will be granted to each member before termination
of their membership occurs.
Section C. Yearly dues to the C.C.P.C. are $15.00 per year per person
for adults 18 years of age or older. $25.00 per year per person
for foreign country and Canada($15.00 if you receive bulletin
by e-mail). $5.00 per year per person for junior members
under the age of 18.
Section D. A free lifetime membership may only be granted to a recipient
of the "Master of Achievement" award. This high honor may only
be granted unanimously by the "Selection Committee"-President
Vice-President and the Secretary/Treasurer of the C.C.P.C.
Section E. Only members 18 years of age and older may vote and he/she
must have been a paid member for 30 days of their
membership. The Secretary/Treasurer will confirm this date.
Section F. Any member at any sanctioned C.C.P.C. meet that is not
a paid member, or any existing members dues are expired
before judging of their show entry breed shall not be allowed
to collect any awards that the C.C.P.C. and it's members
have sponsored. This includes but not limited to champion,
reserve champion, best of, grand or reserve champion
overall and color class awards.
Article 4 Termination of Membership
Section A. If dues are not paid on your anniversary month that you joined,
or within the 30 day grace period then your membership is
Section B. In the case of a dishonorable act committed by a member, a
30 day deliberation by the President, Vice-President and the
Secretary/Treasurer of the C.C.P.C. will occur. Only by a
unanimous decision may the dishonorable party or parties
be terminated as a member of the C.C.P.C. for a lifetime.
Section C. If the President, Vice-President or Secretary/Treasurer is
involved in a dishonorable act, the remaining officers may
repremand as described above in Section B.
Section D. All parties that are involved in a dishonorable act will be
allowed to state their case to the officers of the C.C.P.C
with no witnesses being allowed for comments.
Section E. To prevent thievery at all C.C.P.C. sanctioned meets, C.C.P.C.
members may not coop-out their entries at the show until the
judging is completed. If unforeseen circumstances have occurred
only the CCPC member in charge of the meet, approve a
monitored coop-out of the member's entries. Any CCPC member
that chooses to coop-out before the judging is completed will
forfeit all CCPC sanctioned meets the following year or fall
under the category of article 4 section D&F.
Section F. Any member that raises his/her voice in a serious degrading, profane
manner or shows unsportsman like conduct, causes a scene or
disturbance to any fellow member or judge at a show or any club
function will be suspended from the club immediately. No more of
his/her birds will be judged and this indivual's membership could be
terminated from the CCPC. These types of violent outbursts of
misconduct will never be tolerated by the CCPC.
Article 5 Club Meetings
Section A. All CCPC meetings will take place at a sanctioned CCPC meet
as long as there is an officer representing the club present. The
President will announce the meeting and call it to order. The
Secretary/Treasurer shall keep a record of the minutes of the
meeting and report it in the bulletin to the members of the
Section B. Each officer that is present of the CCPC shall give a report
of goals and insight to be set in motion for the future of the
CCPC and it's members. The President or residing officer will
adjourn the meeting.
Article 6 Achievement Programs
Section A. "Master of the Breed Award"
Section B. "Master Achievement Award"
Section C. "Master Judge Award"
Article 7 Officers
Section A. The President is the chief officer in charge of the
CCPC. His/her term of service is for 4 consecutive
Section B. He/she shall call all meetings to order and adjourn all
meetings. He/she is the last and deciding vote on any
and all voting matter of the CCPC.
Section C. He/she can appoint a replacement to any vacancy that
occurs within the officers positions of the C.C.P.C. and
may call an election if the Vice-President and Secretary/
Section D. Assit with the C.C.P.C. bulletin by providing a message
regarding issues and club matters and personal preferences
with an unbiased opinon.
Section E. Promote the C.C.P.C. and it's members. He/she must always
show a high character, honestly, be a good sportsman and
have total support and devotion to the C.C.P.C. while
serving that term in office.
Section F. Failure to uphold these by-laws and duties of the Presidency of
the C.C.P.C. could result in a termination as listed in Article 4
Section A. He/she term of service is for 4 consecutive years.
Section B. He/she is the first to vote on any and all voting matters of
the C.C.P.C. In absence of the President, he/she may call
a meeting to order.
Section C. In the absence or vacancy of the Presidents office, he/she
will automatically assume the position of the President and all
of the responsibilites that accompany this position. If this should
occur he/she and the Secretary/Treasurer will appoint a new Vice-
President of the C.C.P.C.
Section D. Assist with the C.C.P.C. bulletin by providing a message regarding
issues and club matters and personal preferences with an unbiased
Section E. Promote the C.C.P.C. and it's members. He/she must always show
high character, honestly, be a good sportsman and have total support
and devotion to the C.C.P.C. while serving their term in office.
Section F. A failure to uphold these by-laws and duties of the Vice-President
could result in a termination as listed in Article 4 Section C.
Section A. His/her term of service is for 4 consecutive years.
Section B. He/she is the second to vote on any and all C.C.P.C. voting matters.
Section C. In absence of the President and Vice-President, he/she may call a
meeting to order. He/she is responsible for reading the previous
meeting minutes and recording the minutes at each C.C.P.C.
meeting and reporting it in the bulletin to the members of the
Section D. He/she is solely responsible for the publication of the club
bulletin and must provide a message regarding club issues and
matters and personal preferences. He/she must keep an unbiased
opinion with discretion as to the content of information that is
published in the C.C.P.C. bulletin.
Section E. The member that holds the office of Secretary/Treasurer of the
C.C.P.C. will not pay dues during their term in office.
Section F. He/she is solely responsible for all debts and credits of the
C.C.P.C. treasury and must provide a detailed financial report
in the club bulletin and all club meetings he/she attends.
Section G. It is also the responsibility of the Secretary/Treasurer to update
the Constitution and By-laws should any new amendments be
made and report it to the members in the club bulletin.
Section H. Promote the C.C.P.C. and its members. He/she must always
show a high character, honesty, be a good sportsman and have
total support and devotion to the C.C.P.C. while serving their term
Section I. Failure to uphold these by-laws and duties of the Secretary/
Treasurer could result in an termination as listed in Article 4
Articles and Voting
Section A. You must be 18 years of age and a paid member for 30 days
to be allowed to vote.
Section B. Any club issues or matters that require voting must be submitted
in writing to the Secretary/Treasurer of the C.C.P.C.
Section C. These issues will be announced in the club bulletin and a motion read
by the Secretary/Treasurer during a announced club meeting. All issues
will require a 75% majority in favor of votes by the members in
attendance and a 2/3 majority in favor of vote by the officers of the
Section D. Voting will only occur during a scheduled annouced club meeting. It will
be the responslibity of the Secretary/Treasurer of the C.C.P.C.
to report the results to the membership in the club bulletin.
Article 9. Amendments to the Constitution
Section A. This could occur only by a 75% majority in favor of vote by the
entire members of the C.C.P.C. and a unanimous in favor of vote
by the President, Vice-President and Secretary/Treasurer of the C.C.P.C.
Section B. The Secretary/Treasurer shall add or change the passed amendments
and a new Constitution and By-laws will be published and signed by
the officers of the club and then a new copy will be mailed to the
entire membership of the C.C.P.C.
Article 10. Club Default
Section A. If for any reason whatsoever the Central Cropper and Pouter
Club goes out of existence, the President, Vice-President and
Secretary/Treasurer only by a unanimous vote may transfer,
auction or separate all of it's funds and aquired assets. No one
club officer may make this decision alone.
Section B. Club default may only occur due to bankruptcy,lack of support
from the membership and the absence of all club officers. A
transfer or merger with another organization does not meet the criteria
for club default by the C.C.P.C.