Oct 23 2014

2014 USSSA National Convention Information

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2014

 

4:30 pm to 6:00 pm    Board of Directors Meeting                                                    Oakmont

                                   

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm    Board of Directors Meeting with V.P’s                                 Oakmont

           

7:30 pm to 9:00 pm    All Vice Presidents of Slow Pitch Meeting                            Oakmont  w/CEO & Assistant Executive Directors                              

                                                                                              

 

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2014

 

8:00 am to 3:00 pm     Arrivals and Registration                                                        Legends Foyer           

 

8:00 am to 9:30 am     Continental Breakfast                                                             Oakmont Foyer

 

9:00 am to 10:00 am   GSL World Tournament Hosts Meeting Mandatory                 Congressional

                       

10:00 am to Noon       The State of Slow Pitch Softball                                            Congressional 

All Softball Directors of all Programs

 

10:00 am to Noon       Baseball National Committee Meeting                                   Colonial A

           

1:30pm to 3:30pm      Slow Pitch Softball Director Seminar                                  Congressional

All Softball Directors of all Programs

 

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm    International Baseball Program Meeting                                  Oakmont A

 

3:00 pm to 5:00pm     Soccer Committee Meeting                                                      Oakmont B

 

3:30pm to 4:30pm      Slow Pitch Open Meeting                                                          Congressional

A)Announce 2015 Entry Fees

B)Review 2015 Fee Chart

C)Review Proposed Rule Changes

D)Review Proposed By-Law Changes

E)Debate & Vote on Rule Changes Submitted Prior to 9/1/14

F)Debate & Vote on By-Law Changes Submitted Prior to 9/1/14

G)Process for Suspensions

H)Other

  1. Announcements

J)Adjournment

 

 

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm    Fast Pitch Directors Meeting                                                 Colonial A

                                   

           

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm    Chairman of the Board Cocktail Reception                            National A & B

                                                                                                                                     

 

 

           

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014

 

 

8:00 am to 2:00 pm     Arrivals and Registrations                                                      Legends Foyer           

 

8:00 am to 9:00 am     Continental Breakfast                                                             Oakmont Foyer

 

9:00 am to 10:30 am   General Assembly Meeting of the Association                       National A, B, C

A)Call to Order and Welcome                                              

B)Opening Prayer by National Church Director

C)Pledge of Allegiance and National Anthem

D)Appointment of Temporary Sergeant-at-Arms

E)Roll Call of States and Identification of Eligible Voting Delegates

F)Legal Matters of the Association

G)Keynote Address by Chairman of the Board

H)Presentation of Proposed Constitutional Amendments

  1.  Legal Changes

I)Announcements

J)Other

K)Adjournment

 

10:30 am to Noon       Directors for All Sports Meeting Mandatory                         National A, B, C

 

Noon to 1:00 pm        Lunch

                                                                                               

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm    Directors for All Sports Workshop Mandatory                      National A, B, C

 

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm    Youth Soccer   Program Meeting                                               Oakmont

 

4:00 pm to 4:30 pm    Wiffle Ball Tournament Meeting                                                 Congressional

 

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm    Golf Tournament Informational Meeting                                     Congressional 

 

 

 

8:00 pm to Midnight  USSSA Wiffle Ball Tournament                                                   National Ballroom

 

 

 

                                   

                                                                            

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2014

 

 

8:00 am to 10:00 am   Arrivals and Registrations                                                      Legends Foyer

 

8:00 am to 9:00am      Basketball Insurance Meeting                                                 Oakmont A

 

9:00 am                       USSSA Golf Tournament                                                      National Course

 

9:00 am to 3:00 pm     USSSA Florida Pride Workshop                                              Congressional

                                    (Pride team only)

 

                                                RIGHT BRAIN MEDIA                                                 Augusta A

9:00 am to 9:50am      Why Live?  The Benefits of Live Streaming            

10:00am to 10:50am   USSSA Live 101:  Start Live Streaming Your Events

11:00am to 11:50am   Hardware Essentials:  Live Stream Equipment Options

1:30pm to 2:20pm      Social Media Marketing:  Resources & Advice for

Connecting with Your Audience      

2:30pm to 3:20pm      USSSA Live 101:  Start Live Streaming Your Events

3:30pm to 4:20pm      Hardware Essentials:  Live Stream Equipment Options

4:30pm to 5:00pm      Open Discussion

 

9:00 am to Noon         Basketball National Committee                                                  Oakmont B

 

9:00 am to 10:00 am   Fast Pitch Insurance Meeting                                                    Colonial          

 

10:00 am to 10:30 am “How to Write an Effective Email Blast”                                     Oakmont A

 

10:30am to Noon        “PC101 Setup @USSSA.com Email Address                            Oakmont A

                                    On Outlook and Smart Phones & PC Basic Maintenance”

           

10:30 am to Noon       Fast Pitch Open Meeting with Q & A                                               Colonial

                                    Kelly Burke & Wendi Brockwell

 

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm    Fast Pitch State UIC Meeting                                                            Colonial

                                                                         

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm    Basketball Management Meeting                                                      Oakmont B    

 

1:00pm to 3:00 pm     How To Schedule Your Fast Pitch Event on ISTS                             Augusta B

 

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm    Military Program Meeting                                                                  Oakmont A

 

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm    Youth Program Meeting                                                                    Augusta B

 

 

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm  USSSA/Disney Magical Evening                                                      National Ballroom A/B

 

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2014

 

10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Arrivals and Registrations                                                             Legends Foyer

 

8:00 am to 9:00 am     Continental Breakfast                                                                   Oakmont Foyer

 

8:00 am to 9:00 am     Military Program Meeting                                                             Augusta A

 

8:00 am to 9:00 am     Youth Program Meeting                                                               Augusta B

 

9:00 am to 10:00 am   General Assembly Meeting of the Association                            National A, B, C

A)Presentation of USSSA Publication of the Year Award                          

B)Presentation of Dwight Hall Sparkplug of the Year Awards: 

          Baseball, Fast Pitch, Slow Pitch, Basketball 

C)Presentation of National Headquarters Award of Excellence

D)Presentation of Director Service Awards

E)Debate & Vote on Proposed Constitutional Changes

F)Presentation of Constitutional Amendments

G)Announcements

H)Other

I)Adjournment

 

                                                RIGHT BRAIN MEDIA                                                             Augusta A

10:00am to 10:50am   USSSA Live 101:  Start Live Streaming Your Events

11:00am to 11:50am   Hardware Essentials:  Live Stream Equipment Options

1:30pm to 2:20pm      Why Live?  The Benefits of Live Streaming

2:30pm to 3:20pm      Social Media Marketing:  Resources & Advice for

Connecting with Your Audience      

3:30pm to 4:30pm      Open Discussion

 

10:00 am to 11:30 am Slow Pitch Rules Committee Meeting                                     Augusta B

10:00 am to 11:30 am Black American Program Meeting                                          Oakmont A    

10:00 am to 11:30 am Golf Open Meeting including                                                   Olympic A 

                                    Junior Golf, Adult Golf, Disc Golf

 

10:00 am to Noon       Fast Pitch State UIC Meeting                                                  Colonial A

 

10:00 am to 11:30 am Baseball Open Meeting                                                          ChampionsGate

(MLB.com Digital Academy)

 

10:00 am to 12:30pm  Adult Soccer Program Meeting                                            Oakmont B    

 

10:00 am to 11:30 am Basketball State Director Only Meeting with                        Olympic B

Assistant Executive Directors           

 

10:30 am to 12:00 pm Slow Pitch Open Meeting                                                     Congressional 

A)Debate and Vote on Proposed Rule Changes

B)Debate and Vote on Proposed By-Law Changes

C)By-law review

D)Other

E)Announcements

F)Adjournment

 

 

           

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2014 CONTINUED

 

 

 

10:30 am to Noon       Fast Pitch Open Meeting                                                       Colonial B

 

11:30 am to 1:00pm    Convention & Visitors Bureau w/Board of Direct                   Olympic A

 

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm    Fast Pitch National UIC Committee & Fast Pitch                   Colonial A      

Vice-Presidents Only &Assistant Executive Directors

 

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm    Slow Pitch Social Media use                                                 Colonial B

                                   

                                                           

1:30 pm to 3:00pm     Basketball Open Meeting                                                       Augusta B                                          

1:30 pm to 3:30 pm    Baseball Open Meeting including International Program       Congressional                          

                                    And High School Elite Baseball         

 

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm    “How to Conduct a Slow Pitch Umpire Clinic”                        Olympic A     

           

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm    Sporting Goods Manufacturers Meeting                                Oakmont                    

                                    With Board of Directors

 

2:30 pm to 4:30 pm    Fast Pitch Open Meeting                                                       Colonial A      

 

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm    Volleyball Open Meeting                                                       Augusta B

                                                                                   

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm    LaCrosse Informational Meeting                                           Colonial B      

                                   

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm    Conference USSSA Softball Meeting                                   Congressional

                       

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm    Exhibitors Required to Set Up Display Booths                     National Ballroom      

 

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm  Exhibitors Show                                                                    National Ballroom

 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2014

 

9:00 am to 1:00 pm     Arrivals and Registrations                                                      Legends Foyer

 

8:00 am to 9:00 am     Continental Breakfast                                                            Oakmont Foyer

 

8:00 am to 9:00 am     Slow Pitch Umpire Meeting                                                   Oakmont A    

 

9:00 am to 10:00 am   Board of Directors Meeting                                                    Augusta B      

9:00 am to 11:00 am   Sports Officials All Sports                                                       Oakmont B

9:00 am to 11:00 am   Right Brain Media Open Discussion                                  Augusta A

9:00 am to 11:30 am   Basketball Individual Meetings with State Directors               Colonial A

 

9:00am to 11:30am     Director 101 Website Training with Kelly & Wendi                 Olympic A

 

10:00 am to 11:00 am Baseball Meeting – State Director Only with CEO &              Colonial B

Assistant Executive Directors                                                           

 

11:00 am to 12:30 pm Senior Softball Program Meeting                                          Oakmont A

 

11:00 am to Noon       Fast Pitch Open Meeting                                                       Congressional

                                    With CEO & Assistant Executive Directors

 

11:30 am to 12:30pm  Baseball Insurance Meeting                                                  Colonial B

 

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm    General Assembly Meeting of the Association                      National A, B, C       

A)Presentation of USSSA Award of Merit                         

B)Presentation of USSSA Distinguished Service Award

C)Presentation of Complex of the Year Award                   

D)Presentation of Official of the Year Award

E)Presentation of Director of the Year Awards: 

Fast Pitch, Soccer, Baseball, Basketball, Slow Pitch

F)Debate & Vote on Constitutional Amendments

G)2015 National Meeting Announcement

H)Announcements

I)Other

J)Adjournment

                       

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm    Hall of Fame Induction & Awards Gala                                 National Ballroom Foyer

                                    Cocktail Reception

 

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm  Hall of Fame Induction & Awards Gala                                 National Ballroom      

                                    “A Celebration of Excellence”

A)Grace

B)Dinner

C)Hall of Fame Inductions

D)Presentation of Assistant Executive Director Awards

E)Presentation of E.A. Ramsey/CEO Award

F)2015 National Meeting Announcement

G)Final Announcements

H)Final Adjournment

 

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2014

                                               

                                                            Departures

 

National Sponsors