27 Nov 2015

FIL General Assembly Scheduled for 2016

FIL General Assembly Scheduled for 2016

(Toronto, Ontario) The 2016 FIL General Assembly will be held in association with the FIL Under 19 Men’s World Championship which is scheduled to take place over the period 7th -16th July 2016, in Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada.

Additional details will follow via direct communication.

 

The current meeting plans are as follows:

Day Date Agenda Item
Saturday 2nd July FIL Board Meeting
Sunday 3rd July AM – Women’s Sector Meeting
PM – Delegate Reception
Monday 4th July General Assembly
Tuesday 5th July General Assembly
Wednesday 6th July AM – WC2016 Coaches Meeting
PM – Coaches Reception
Thursday 7th July Opening Ceremony / Opening Game
A draft agenda with further details will be sent out following the FIL Board meeting scheduled for 24th/ 25th January 2016.
 

The overall timescales for matters to be considered at the 2016 General Assembly are as follows:

a) Rule Changes:
Open submission date for rule change proposals (Members to Rules Committees)
January 6th 2016
Rule changes (from Rules Committees) to Board: April 6th 2016
Proposed Rule changes to members by: May 6th 2016
b) Items for Agenda inclusion to be advised by: April 6th 2016
c) Nominations for Board positions to be advised by:
(Further information on this will be provided early next year)
April 6th 2016
d) Advice of Delegate / Observer details to be advised by: June 5th 2016
e) Final Notice with Confirmed Agenda:
Agenda and papers including any proposed changes to the Constitution, By Laws, Policies and Rules; Budget; Strategic Plan and Nominations for Board positions.
May 6th 2016
 

Please contact FIL for further information. info@filacrosse.com

 

About the FIL

The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) is the international governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse. The FIL currently has 52 member nations and holds five World Championships (women’s and men’s field, women’s and men’s U19 field and men’s indoor.) The FIL is responsible for the governance and integrity of all forms of lacrosse and provides responsive and effective leadership to support the sports’ development throughout the world.

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