Central Board


Place: Hotel Gothia, Gothenburg

Liljelund, John Vice President
Gilardi, Thomas
Jansson, Per
Jonsson, Tomas
Kauppinen, Risto
Lindström, Peter
Vaculik, Martin
Orlando, Renato RACC Chairman
Seiler, Karl-Heinz RC Chairman § 7-13
Kratz, Stefan Secretary General

Eriksson, Tomas President
Lillepalu, Ain
Sinnakaruppan, Ramasamy

§ 1 Opening of the meeting
Mr. Liljelund opened the meeting at 10.00.

§ 2 The Agenda of the meeting
The agenda of the meeting was approved.

§ 3 Minutes from the last meeting
The minutes from the meeting 09.09 2000 were scrutinized, approved and put ad acta.

§ 4 Economy
Mr. Jonsson presented a preliminary financial report of 31.12 2000.

The IFF economy was generally discussed.

§ 5 World Championships
a) WFC 2001
Mr. Kratz reported on the progress with the WFC 2001.

The progress and also efforts to be put in by the IFF was discussed.

Mr. Orlando and Mr. Jonsson will go to Riga in February in connection with a 3 Nation tournament.

Mr. Liljelund proposed that IFF should buy the web-based result system made and used by NBF.

The CB decided to put forward to Mr. Liljelund, together with Mr. Kratz to negotiate with NBF.

b) WFC 2002 (enclosure 1)
Mr. Liljelund and Mr. Kauppinen reported on the progress with WFC 2002.

c) U19 Championships 2001
Mr. Kratz reported on registrations.

The CB decided that payment of the fee must be done by the January 31st and to put forward to RACC to prepare groups, schedule etc., and that Mr. Liljelund, together with Mr. Orlando shall negotiate about the contract with the German Floorball Association.

§ 6 European Cup
a) General
Mr. Liljelund opened a general discussion on how to practically protect an organizer from Clubs not paying their debts to the organizer.

The CB decided to put forward to RACC to look into the matter and revert to the CB with a proposal.

b) European Cup 2000/2001
Mr. Orlando reported on the ongoing Final round of the European Cup 2000/2001.

§ 7 Committee Reports (enclosure 2-4)
a) EDC
Mr. Gilardi informed of a questionnaire regarding planning of development work to be sent to the member Associations. Further Mr. Gilardi reported on the development in Italy.

Mr. Liljelund reported on a visit from the Chinese Ministry of Education. Further Mr. Liljelund reported on contacts with Thailand.

Mr. Jansson reported on activities in Singapore, Great Britain and Spain.

b) MC
Mr. Liljelund reported on the MC meeting 10.11.00 and on a meeting with SP 04.01.01 and that a meeting within the Development Board will be held on 06.01.01.

c) MIC
Mr. Lindström reported that Ms. Heidi Tofterå-Slettemoen has resigned from the MIC. Further Mr. Lindström reported on the sponsor status and that a meeting will be held 06.01.01 where, among other items, strategy will be discussed.

Mr. Orlando reported on the RACC meeting 11.11.00 and informed that the RACC will be held on 06.01.01. Further Mr. Orlando pointed out some of the upcoming tasks of the RACC.

e) RC
Mr. Seiler reported on the RC meeting 11.11.00 and informed on activities to strengthen the observers.

§ 8 Member Associations (enclosure 5-6)
a) Spain
An application for membership has arrived from the Asociación Española de Unihockey y Floorball (AEUF), the Spanish Unihockey and Floorball Association.

The CB decided to grant AEUF provisional membership as member 23 of IFF.

b) Italy
The Italian Federation of Floorball has sent a report on their progress.

The report was noted and put ad acta.

§ 9 GAISF (enclosure 7-9)
Mr. Liljelund reported on the GAISF Congress and General Assembly held in Monaco October 25-28.

§ 10 Information
The question on how to improve the information flow was discussed.

The CB decided to discuss the matter thoroughly in the next meeting.

§ 11 Any other business
A letter from Nizhny Novgorod Floorball Federation regarding their view on Russian Floorball has arrived.

The CB decided to put forward to Mr. Eriksson, Mr. Liljelund and Mr. Kratz to reply.

§ 12 Next meetings
The next meeting will be held in Riga, Latvia 06-08.04 2001.

To this meeting the RACC Chairman and the RC Chairman shall be invited.

The CB further decided to prepare for a work-shop 30.08-02.09 2001.

§ 13 Closing of the meeting
Mr. Liljelund closed the meeting at 12.45.