County Agenda's & Minutes

County Agenda's & Minutes

The documents below are the Meeting Agenda's and Minutes held for the current season of 2019/2020

Information from previous years/seasons will be added in due course. 

14th July 2020 - County Zoom Meetings 29th June and 6th July (with MAG) - Notes

The Sussex County Management Committee held another Zoom Meeting on Monday 29th June. There was further discussion on the proposed new Cadet Competition and an updated summary can be seen here. There was also feedback from the National Council Meeting on the 27th June (see News Item 3rd July), an outline of the County Finances and discussion on the County Affiliation Fee and whether a discount should be given for the forthcoming season in the light of the Covid-19 environment. There was also discussion on some proposed amendments for County Championship Matches and voting on the various proposals for the forthcoming County Championship (virtual) conference. Please see Notes of Zoom Meeting. On the 6th July there was a zoom meeting with the Chair of the Members Advisory Board (MAG) and the issues raised by Leagues throughout Sussex can be seen here.

28th June 2020 - County Zoom Meeting 22nd June - Notes

The Sussex County Management Committee held another Zoom Meeting on Monday 22nd June. There was just one subject and it was a presentation by the Secretary on a proposed new County-wide U11/U13 Cadet Competition. There was agreement in principle and a summary slide was being produced for final decision on some key points. It start has been delayed until January 2021 due to Covid-19. Please see Notes.

18th June 2020 - County Zoom Meeting 15th June - Notes

The Sussex County Management Committee held another Zoom Meeting on Monday 15th June. The subjects included County Championship Team Entries for next season which were the same as last year except for an additional Over 60's Team i.e £ x Senior, 3, Veteran, 2 x Over 60's, 3 x Juniors, 2 x Cadets. It was also agreed to move the AGM from July to mid-September and for it to be a physical rather than virtual meeting if possible. The meeting ended with a dicsussion by Leagues on the TT365 v TT League Manager Systems in respect of League decisions, and clarity was being sought on the ranking development for TT League Manager and the Data Protection around TT365 player entries. Please see Notes of Meeting.

15th June - County Zoom Meeting 8th June - Notes

The Sussex County Management Committee hled its first Zoom Meeting on Monday 8th June, and although there was some minor "bedding" in of the process the meeting went well and the feedback was good, and regular weekly Zoom Meetings have been arranged - see News Item 6th June below. The intention being to have a few Agenda items and keeping the sessions short to around 30 minutes if possible. Please see the notes of the Zoom Meeting held on the 8th June. Jim Skinner was elected Sussex County National Councillor for next season along with Kevin Long as Deputy National Councillor

6th June - Sussex County TT Association - Zoom Meetings

With social distancing still in place weekly 30 minute Zoom Meetings have been arranged for the Sussex County TT Association Management Committee. The first is next Monday at 8 pm and the following topics have been scheduled for the coming weeks:

8th June - National Council Election, TTE Deputy Chair Election, Leagues on Season 2019 to 2020 ending 

15th June - County Championship Teams next Season, AGM date review, Leagues on TT League Manager and TT365

22nd June - Presentation by Kevin Long on proposed County U11/U13 Competition

29th June - Feedback National Council Meeting, County Dates Season 2020 to 2021

9th December - Sussex County Meeting 25th November - Key Points

Please see below the key points from the recent Sussex County Meeting that took place Monday 25th November:

  • Reports on Coaching Sessions held for top County Juniors & Cadets;
  • Report on first round of Over 60’s County Championship Matches;
  • Report on Coaching support for County Players in JBL Teams;
  • Reports on Senior County Championship Matches held so far;
  • Proposed County-wide U11/U13 Competition for Season 2020/2021 discussed further;
  • Proposed Horsham Spinners Junior/Cadet Events discussed and not approved due to concerns around lack of specification as to whether Open or Closed, the intended participation of Associate Members, and other concerns;
  • County Website structure revamped making it easier to find information (hopefully);
  • Various Club Development initiatives discussed and to be made available on website;
  • Leagues to feedback on thoughts for Membership Strategy prior to next National Council Meeting;
  • Transfer of sctta.org.uk website to hosting package owned by SCTTA completed;
  • Bradley (Junior Boys) & Keith Jackson (Cadet Boys) Invitation Cups recovered;
  • Sussex Closed to be split with Junior/Cadets on 19th April (Burgess Hill) and Senior/Veterans on 26th (at K2);
  • Updates received on TTE League Manager, Training Courses (Safeguarding, Umpire, L2);
  • Rankings received from Match Secretary’s but not all available;

4th October - Sussex County Meeting 30th September - Key Points

The latest Sussex County Meeting took place last Monday 30th September and the following are the key points from the meeting:

  • Report was received on the recent well attended Sussex Trials on 8th September and a Cadet Ranking List for the Season has been produced;
  • Report on the Sussex Invitation Event held on the 15th September at Burgess Hill Triangle where there was a strong Senior and Junior entry; 
  • Mens Senior and Junior/Cadet Boys Cups missing and concerted effort being made to track down where they are;
  • Draft Proposal for the introduction of a County-wide Novice U11/U13 Competition starting Season 2020/2021 discussed;
  • Reports on recent National Council (NC) Meeting and discussions on TTE Centenary Celebrations, Mission 2025 (subject of next NC) and TTE Coaching Strategy and Organisation of Coaching Courses highlighted as issues;
  • Coaching Sessions for Juniors (6th October) and Cadets (17th November) at Triangle Burgess Hill confirmed;
  • L1 Coaches Session on December 15th being arranged and Leagues will be invited to send two;
  • County to provide L1 Coaches that participate in approved County Events some reimbursement and 50% support for County L2 Coaching Courses; 
  • Preparations for forthcoming County Championship Matches and Rankings discussed;
  • League Reports received and TT League Manager discussed;

29th September - Sussex County Meeting 30th September

The next Sussex County Meeting is being held tomorrow in the Yarrow Room at Lewes Town Hall. Please see the Agenda and also for discussion is a couple of Papers from TTE - Centenary (how to celebrate 100 years in Season 2021/2022) & IT Systems (how can TTE Memberships and League Manager be developed further). Also being discussed is a proposal to run a County U11/U13 Event through the season.

Meetings Season 2019/2020

Dates of future Meetings:

  • 3rd February
  • 20th April
  • 8th June
  • 6th July (AGM)