CONSTITUTION DRAFT DEC 27TH 2023
1. ARTICLE 1 - NAME
1.1. The name of the Association is " Gryphons Lacrosse" and herein the Constitution and By-Laws be
referred to as the "Association".
1.2. The Association is a member of the Red River Lacrosse Association ("RRLA"), Manitoba Lacrosse
Association ("MLA"), Canadian Lacrosse Association ("CLA") and Sport Manitoba.
2. ARTICLE 2 - HEAD OFFICE
2.1. The office of the Association is to be located in the City of Winnipeg in the Province of
3. ARTICLE 3 - JURISDICTION
3.1. The Association is the governing body for the sport of lacrosse in Zone 1 East of the RRLA and
its successors in the Province of Manitoba for the participation of lacrosse played by members of
the Association, herein referred to as the “Zone”.
3.2. The Association is recognized by the RRLA and its successors, MLA, CLA and Sport Manitoba as
the governing body of amateur lacrosse in the Zone.
4. ARTICLE 4 - MISSION AND OBJECTIVES
4.1. The mission of the Association is to develop, promote and administer the game of lacrosse; a
sport that provides opportunities for enjoyment and fair play in the pursuit of individual or group
4.2. The objectives of the Association are as follows:
4.2.1. To foster growth and development of lacrosse in the Zone.
4.2.2. To administer and set policies governing the sport of lacrosse in the Zone.
4.2.3. To encourage and support the development of the highest standards of skill among players,
coaches and officials.
5. ARTICLE 5 - PURPOSE
5.1. The Association is a non-profit organization. The purposes of the Association will be carried
out without ain for its members and any profits or other accretions to the Association shall be
used for promoting its purposes.