2. Admission to Membership.
a. Club Member.
- Each new Club Member shall be a soccer club registering more than twenty-five (25) players per fiscal year and registered as such on the membership roll book maintained at the State Office.
The District Commissioner shall propose each new club membership to the BOD for the district in which the proposed member has been organized. Club membership registration shall be made in writing upon a form specified by the State Office, and election to membership shall be made by resolution adopted by the BOD. Prior to being accepted into membership, each new club must have its bylaws approved by the NYSWYSA and a copy of these approved bylaws is to be placed on file at the State Office.
b. Associate Member.
- Each new Associate Member shall be a soccer league consisting of a minimum of four (4) teams - from at least four (4) different clubs. A league desiring to become an Associate Member of NYSWYSA must submit a written application for membership to the BOD upon a form specified by the State Office. The applicant shall include with the application copies of its charter or articles of incorporation, bylaws, rules, regulations, any rules of play, and other documents appropriate to understanding the structure and activities of the league. Following a review of the application and accompanying documents verifying that they comply with NYSWYSA, US Youth Soccer and Federation requirements, election to membership shall be made by resolution adopted by the BOD.
The roster of existing members in good standing as of September 1, 2001 is hereto appended as bylaws Exhibit A.