This is a reminder that dues must be paid by the end of the second week of the season. If you play for a bar that pays a players dues we will collect from the bar. However if you do not play for a bar that pays dues you must pay your dues by the end of this week. Please contact league treasurer Tiffany Strite or any other board member to pay your dues. All board members contact info in on this web site in the board members section. Failure to pay your dues will result in penalties.
We are now accepting nominations for the 2018 MVDO Board. If you would like to run for one of the positions please send an email to Dave Madison or contact a current MVDO Board member. Elections will be held Jan. 20 at the MVDO Open and winners will take office on Feb. 1.
The Gateway Youth Darts League will start again soon. More information to follow. There may also be a Youth League East forming in Belleville, IL. Longtime dart player Mark Lacombe will be the host again and there often are many surprise tutors from some of the best dart players in the area. The league runs for 8 weeks and is for kids age 6 to 19. There will be trophies and awards and an end of season award ceremony. This is all free. For more info check out the Gateway Youth Dart Leagues on Facebook or contact Mark Lacombe through Facebook.
Why should your child play the Gateway Youth Dart League? Because darts does the following things:
If in the course of league play you encounter a situation or issue that requires assistance, here is a simple guide to follow:
Rules/Regulations issue - First, check the MVDO rules on the MVDO website - League Rules. If it is not in the league rules go to the ADO Tournament Rules on the ADO website - ADO website. If you still can't find it, ask your division rep first, reps are listed on the MVDO website - Executive Board. If you can't get your division rep, then try another Board member. If you have a complaint about a rule or regulation, it should be brought up at the preseason captains meeting and if a change is necessary, a vote of the membership will be held at the yearly election/MVDO Open in January.
Conduct/Discipline issue - First, contact your division rep, reps are listed on the MVDO website - Executive Board. If you can't get your division rep, then try another Board member.
Protests - Protests must be filed in writing to an MVDO Board member (an email will suffice). Preferably the league Vice President as they are in charge of protests. Email addresses found here - Executive Board. A $10 fee must be sent in with a protest. It will be refunded if protest is uphelp. The protest process is defined in the league rules - League Rules.