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Articles of Organization

  1. The name of the organization is Northwest Sports Association.
  2. The Address is PO Box 2561 Port Angeles, WA 98362
  3. Principal place of business is the same.
  4. The purpose of the organization is to offer amateur sports programs through a volunteer base for all people; to promote good sportsmanship and good citizenship; to conduct programs that provide for, enhance and strengthen participation and competition for amateur athletes; to work with other sports organizations to benefit amateur athletes.
  5. The organization is formed exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.
  6. Principals of this organization: Eric Phillips <Personal Address> Port Angeles, WA 98362 and Jered Reynolds <Personal Address> Port Angeles, WA 98363
  7. Fiscal year: September 1 – August 31
  8. The organization shall not conduct directly or indirectly any gaming. The term gaming includes: Bingo, Beano, lotteries, pull-tabs pari-mutuel betting, Calcutta wagering, pickle jars, punch boards, tip boards, tip jars, certain video games, casino games, sports betting, etc.
  9. Principal(s) of this Organization shall be responsible for all aspects of this organization, including but not limited to: all sports activities, volunteers, staffing, training and leadership, fundraising, compliance with all filing requirements, state and federal laws and regulations, all local ordinances, the AAU Code and Policy Statements, and all amendments thereto.
  10. These articles supersede any and all prior articles, if any.
  11. Dissolution provision: Upon the dissolution of the organization, assets shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of section 501 ( c ) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or shall be distributed to the federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.This organization agrees to execute the Request and Consent form to be a subordinate of the Amateur Athletic Union of the United States, Inc.
  12. This organization agrees to execute the Request and Consent form to be a subordinate of the Amateur Athletic Union of the United States, Inc.