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Couple of The Year (COY)Mascot Rules


The District COY is announced at the Kentucky Blast. The District COY will create the new mascot. From here forward, the Couple of the Year Mascot will presented at the District Operations meeting in the month of January. It will be the responsibility of the District COY to explain the rules to the initial holder of the Mascot. They will name the Mascot and present all and any items that shall be a part of the mascot and the mascot's attire.
The mascot must be small enough to be transportable, be in good taste and sufficient to promote a positive social image for our organization and the division of Membership Enhancement and Couple of The Year.
GOAL: It is the goal for the mascot to promote visitation between Couples and Chapters, and to honor each COY in the District of Kentucky.
COMPETITION: Couples or at least (1) person from a COY will compete for the mascot by traveling to District and Chapter events of the holding COY's choice. It would be a preference by the MEPC that the COY offer the mascot at their next chapter gathering/event or another Chapter/District event within (2) weeks of their acquisition of the mascot. The more the mascot is available, the more opportunities there are for each COY to acquire the mascot. Each COY should be willing to complete this task. If for some reason (1) person from the COY can't complete this task, then it will be the responsibility of that COY's Chapter Staff to select someone to represent them and make the mascot available for capture within two weeks.
POINTS: Each COY that travels to capture the mascot will receive (1) point. The winning COY will receive an additional point for a total of (2) points. There will be a drawing for the mascot at the conclusion of the corresponding District/Chapter Event. The COY with the most accumulated points at the time of the Kentucky Blast will be the winner of the Mascot and it will be theirs to keep.
REPORTING: Each COY who acquires the mascot will email, text or call with the information to John and Beth Flaherty (502-216-1648)within 24 hours of their winning of the mascot. The information should include the names of other Couples of the Year that were present to compete for the mascot as well as where and when the mascot will be available.  John and Beth Flaherty will inform the Webmaster so the website can be updated.