OFFICIAL HOME OF NEW HAVEN'S YOUTH TRAVEL BASEBALL TEAM
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
ARTICLE I — NAME
The name of the corporation is Connecticut Cubs Inc (CT Cubs)
ARTICLE II — REGISTERED OFFICE ADDRESS
The principal office of the CT Cubs is to be located at 188 Quinnipiac Av, New Haven, CT 06513-4542. The name and address in the Corporation’s initial agent for service of process is: Norberto DeJesus, 188 Quinnipiac Av, New Haven, CT 06513-4542.
ARTICLE III — PURPOSE
CT Cubs is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including, without limitation, receiving and administering funds for charitable and educational purposes and to foster national amateur sports competition, within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, including the purposes of making 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.
The charitable and educational purpose of CT Cubs is to promote an enjoyable, safe and fair environment for the development of Connecticut student athletes’ baseball skills in manners which foster respect for others, self-confidence, leadership and teamwork. CT Cubs shall include the instruction and training of Connecticut student athletes in manners which produce the highest level of amateur baseball competition at elementary and secondary grade levels while maintaining the highest degrees of participation, sportsmanship and methods of physical conditioning so as to improve and develop Connecticut student athletes’ baseball achievements and capabilities, and directing and conducting baseball events and competitions to foster national amateur baseball competition. CT Cubs shall not be conducted or operated for profit and no part of the net earnings of the organization shall inure to the benefit of any individual, nor shall any of the profits or assets of the organization be used other than for the purposes of the organization.
ARTICLE IV — EXEMPTION REQUIREMENTS
At all times the following shall operate as conditions restricting the operations and activities of the organization:
1. No part of the net earnings of the organization shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to its members, trustees, officers, or other private persons, except that the organization shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purposes set forth in Article Third hereof.
2. No substantial part of the activities of the organization shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the Corporation shall not participate in, or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements) any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office.
3. Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles, the organization shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.
ARTICLE V — DURATION / DISSOLUTION
The duration of the corporate existence shall be perpetual.
ARTICLE VI – MEMBERSHIP/BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The organization shall have members. The qualifications of members, the conditions of membership, and the voting and other rights and privileges of members shall be provided for in the organization’s Bylaws.
The management of the affairs of the organization shall be vested in a Board of Directors, as defined by the organization’s bylaws. No director shall have any right, title, or interest in or to any property of the organization.\
ARTICLE VII – PERSONAL LIABILITY
No member, director or officer of this organization shall be personally liable for the debts or obligations of this organization of any nature whatsoever, nor shall any of the property of the
members, officers, or directors be subject to the payment of the debts or obligations of this corporation.
ARTICLE VIII – BOARD ACTION WITHOUT MEETING
Any action that could be taken at a meeting of the Board of Directors may be taken by written action signed by a majority of all the members of the Board of Directors, or such greater number as would be required to take the same action at a meeting of the Board of Directors at which all of the directors were present. Notice of the action and its effective date shall be given to all Directors.
ARTICLE IX – AMENDMENTS
These Articles of Incorporation may be amended by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.
ARTICLE X – DISSOLUTION
In the event of liquidation, dissolution, or winding up of the organization, whether voluntary, involuntary, or by the operation of law, the property or other assets of the Corporation remaining after the payment, satisfaction, and discharge of liabilities or obligations, 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. Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by a Court of Competent Jurisdiction of the county in which the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, as said Court shall determine, which are organized and operated exclusively for such purposes.