Spring 2015 Season


The Playoffs!

Video Stream:
Super A State Finals:  Hired Guns vs Suicide 9 -- Match #2

 

MMDL STATE CHAMPIONS - SPRING 2015
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SUPER A DIVISION:
NORTH SHORE

SUICIDE 9
The Barn, Amesbury

 Avery Barry
Tom Curtin
Jason Demers
Billy Franklin
Kevin Lynch
Frank Peterson
Bruce Robbins
Tom Sawyer (C)
Jay Waugh
[Team Info]

Runner Up:
Hired Guns (NS)
Lynway Sports Center

DartConnect Match Stats: Match 1 | Match 2

A DIVISION:
SOUTH SHORE

THE FOX
Sly Fox Tavern, Quincy

 Paul Boyce
Shawn Cummings
John Finn (C)
Gerry McKenna
Tony Murphy
Mike Rushton
John Thompson
[Team Info]

Runner Up:
Fireball (NS)
The Farm Bar & Grille

DartConnect Match Stats: Match 1 | Match 2

B DIVISION:
BOSTON

TOHO MONSTERS
American Legion Post 19, Somerville

  Mike Camplese
Tim Griffin
Bob Hazelton
Mark Hutchinson
Mike Iudiciani
Dennis McCann
Craig Resmini
Jay Stevens (C)
Rob White
[Team Info]

Runner Up:
Score High (C)
Kapi's Pub

C DIVISION:
SOUTH SHORE

WHAT'S THE POINT?
Goal Post, Quincy

  Eric Egelstrom (C)
Ryan Fabrizio
Steve Hynes
Martin Joyce
Steve King
John Laws
Sean Mannion
Paddy McGrath
Eamonn Mullins
[Team Info]

Runner Up:
Dart Devils (C)
The 4's Sports Pub

D DIVISION:
CENTRAL

DUBLIN OUT
TD's Pub, Milford

Christopher Alden
Chris Cousens
Dan Geary
Dana Larson
Scott Morrell
Maureen Prior
Matthew Rich (C)
Daniel Villani
Kareem Williams
[Team Info]

Runner Up:
Cork'Staches (SS)
JP Greer's Pub, Weymouth

E DIVISION:
BOSTON

OFF CONSTANTLY
East Side Athletic Club, Malden

Tony Camuso
J.B. Culleton
Rocco DiMauro
Rob Joseph
Craig McInnis
David Oliveri
Jason Sparrow
Paul Vedrani
Renae Witham (C) 
[Team Info]

Runner Up:
U Got That Right (C)
Sports Pub & Lounge, Framingham

MMDL AREA CHAMPIONS - SPRING 2015

Division Boston North Shore Central South Shore
Super A K-Mart Special Hired Guns You've Been Pushed Meat Whistle
A WRP Orphans Fireball Tons of Fun The Fox
B TOHO Monsters Purple Haze Score High Dirty Mike & The Boys
C The Ball Busters Pound-Town Dart Devils What's the Point
D Attic Alliance Baked Tuna Dublin Out Corkstaches
E Off Constantly Tiny Dart Complex U Got That Right The Expendables

Playoff Schedules: Click below to download your area's playoff info/schedule. Please be aware schedules are often revised and updated during the playoffs.  Use the links below to download the most up to date version (see the date code printed on the schedule that indicates the last time it was updated).

Area

Schedule

  
Super A Download   If you are having any trouble opening a schedule, try refreshing the browser window.

Note:

  • Results will be updated on the schedules as the playoffs proceed.
    Download the schedule from your area to see which teams have advanced

  • Check the date code printed on the schedule to see the last time it was updated

  • If you are unsure of who your playoff opponent is or have any questions about the playoffs, please contact your Area Director listed here.

 

Boston Download
Central Download
North Shore Download
South Shore Download

IMPORTANT REMINDERS FOR PLAYOFF TEAMS:

  1. PLAYOFF ELIGIBILITY: Please remember that all players must have played in a minimum of 3 regular season matches in order to qualify for the playoffs.  Players who have been deemed ineligible by the league will have their names appear in italics on the MMDL Stats Website.  If you have any questions about this policy, please contact your Area Director or the League Commissioner.

  2. Please remember to remind your sponsor about the possibility for Thursday night playoff matches and check their schedule for conflicts with parties or other conflicting events.

  3. Winning captains - DON'T FORGET - report playoff match results immediately following your win, call or email your area director as instructed on the playoff schedule sheet.

  4. Driving Directions to Opponent's Sponsor are available from the MMDL Stats Website. Note: May not contain every sponsor, if you don't find yours, try mapquest.com or Google Maps.

  5. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS regarding the playoffs, please contact your Area Director.  ADs are extremely busy during the playoffs and have many other captains to consider, so please be patient and make sure you have all of your information and questions at hand when contacting them. AD contact info is listed on your area playoff schedule or click here.

  6. Playoff Results will be reported after each round is completed on the MMDL website - see above.

  7. TIP: For a match report, since these are not mailed into the league, you may use an extra blank regular season match report (separate the three carbons so you have three copies to use), or just a blank piece of paper.  To download a blank match report, click here.
 
Regular Season Info

 

Match Schedules:

Area Schedule Area Director email Phone
Boston DOWNLOAD
02/02/15
Anna Moretti annam@mmdl.org 978-882-5207
Central DOWNLOAD
05/06/15
Becky Wainwright becky@mmdl.org 978-882-3119

Central Area Captains:
Please contact your division rep listed on the outside of your captain's kit for all issues

North Shore DOWNLOAD
01/30/15
Donna Millett donnam@mmdl.org 978-882-2634
South Shore DOWNLOAD
01/31/15
Chris Ryan chrisr@mmdl.org 978-882-3117

Submitting Match Reports via Email

This is now MANDATORY!  Help us speed up match score reporting!  Click here for more information.
 

Summer League Info - 2015

MMDL does not run a summer season for darts, but there are some options for players that want to continue competing between the Spring and Fall seasons.  See below for information we have on available summer leagues for MMDL players.

Please send any information on other summer league options to mmdl.bod@gmail.com

> Boston Area: Commonwealth Dart League:
Contact:
Kate Kerins: kate@commonwealthdarts.org
Team Sponsor Fee: $150  Playing format will be identical to MMDL format.
First Captain's meeting: Wednesday, May 13th 6:30-8:30pm George Dilboy Post No. 529, 371 Summer Street Somerville, MA 02144 (Bring check and completed roster)
Second Captain's Meeting: Wednesday, May 27th, 6:30-8:30pm, George Dilboy Post No. 529, 371 Summer Street Somerville, MA 02144  (Receive board, schedule, and report sheets)

> Marlborough Area / Central MA - Download Flyer
A new summer league is forming with many new updates.  All playing venues will be in Marlborough and there will be a player fee of $100/person. To sign up -- contact Paola Crowell by email at vikingsmom2000@yahoo.com or by phone at 774-285-2441 or in person any Sunday night at the Westender's luck of the draw. Number of players is limited.  Download the league flyer for additional details.

> SS: South Shore Darting Association (SSDA) - Serving the South Shore area of MA.
1st Captain's meeting - Wed, May 6 **$100 cash/check to SSDA must accompany roster at 1st meeting.
2nd Captain's meeting - Wed., June 3

Both meetings held at Abington Polish Club, 55 Wales St Abington.
For more information, contact Chris Ryan at chrisr@mmdl.org or 781-718-3008.

Roster Changes

In the event you need to make a change to your team's player roster, please make sure you read and understand the MMDL's roster change policy.  Failure to comply with these rules may result in penatly points to any match score where unapproved players participated.

MATCH ORDER OF PLAY:
Click here to download this as .pdf document that you can print and have on hand at your matches for reference.

501 Doubles / Double-In, Double-Out / Single Leg

1. 501 Game One Away for Cork first (not choice) - Away Team Chalks
2. 501 Game Two Home for Cork first (not choice) - Home Team Chalks
3. 501 Game Three Away for Cork first (not choice) - Away Team Chalks

Cricket Doubles / Single Leg (Best of Three in Super A Division Only)

4. Cricket Game One Home for Cork first (not choice) - Home Team Chalks
5. Cricket Game Two Away for Cork first (not choice) - Away Team Chalks
6. Cricket Game Three Home for Cork first (not choice) - Home Team Chalks

301 Singles / Double-In, Double-Out / Best of Three
(Loser of first leg starts second leg, winner of first leg has choice for cork to start third leg, if necessary)

7. 301 Game One Away to Start w/shoot for Double-On - Away Team Chalks
8. 301 Game Two Home to start w/shoot for Double-On - Home Team Chalks
9. 301 Game Three Away to start w/shoot for Double-On - Away Team Chalks
10. 301 Game Four Home to start w/shoot for Double-On - Home Team Chalks
11. 301 Game Five Away to start w/shoot for Double-On - Away Team Chalks
12. 301 Game Six Home to start. w/shoot for Double-On - Home Team Chalks

Spring 2015 Dart World ALL STAR Winners

Every 2 weeks of the regular season we will hold a drawing of all A-E Division players who scored notables in any category during those weeks to win a $50 gift certificate to spend at the DartWorld.com online store! For Super A Division players, we will draw a winner from those who scored notables in the first half of the season and the second half to win a $50 gift certificate! Check this page and weekly emails for winner announcements.

Winners - to claim your prize, please send an email to mmdl.bod@gmail.com and we'll email you back the gift certificate!

 A-E DIVISION:

Winner #1: Fred Hazzard, Projectile Dysfunction, Union Street Pub, Holbrook
Winner #2: Scott Lawrence, FU Fighters, Golden China, Canton
Winner #3: Joe Amaral, Grave Diggers, Rafferty's Pub, Marshfield
Winner #4: Stephen De Sousa, Right in the Eye, Dilboy Post, Somerville
Winner #5: Kevin Sawlit, Assassins, Shooter's Pub, Avon
Winner #6: Christian Antoniazzi, Fire Bulls, Commonwealth Pub, Quincy
Winner #7: Daniel "Shaggy" Soden, Undecide-a-Bulls, Salem Moose Lodge

SUPER A DIVISION:

Winner #1: Tom Eichel, Henchmen, Melrose VFW
Winner #2: Justin Wainwright, Dead Red, Prospector East Saloon, Marlboro

 

RedEye Rhino Weekly Target Outs!

In addition to the Ambassador program, each week we will publish a "Target Out." The first person at your match who hits the out that week will be entered into an end of season drawing for prizes including expenses paid trips to tournaments and RR products. See the space at the bottom of your match report to write in any target out entries.

To follow the weekly outs, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or sign up for our email list.

Target Out Prizes:

  • 1st Prize: All hotel room fees and entry fees paid for the upcoming Witch City Open tournament! Congratulations Jason Ferreira!
  • 2nd Prize: Entry fees paid for the upcoming Seacoast Open tournament! Congratulations John Finn!
  • 3rd Prize: RedEye Rhino Gear Bundle  Congratulations Jeff Belliveau!
     

     

 

RedEye Rhino Ambassador Program

CLICK HERE to see the full list of 2015 Ambassadors.

RedEye Rhino is a darts lifestyle and promotion company and the newest MMDL sponsor! This new program is designed to recognize league members who are positive role models in darts, have unrivaled passion for the sport and want to help us promote darts among their fellow players and peers.  We are seeking nominations for 12 candidates to become our 2015 ambassadors.  Ambassadors will get the red carpet treatment and each receive a special RR Ambassador Jersey, additional RR gear and maybe some surprises!

You don't have to be the best player on the team, you just have to LOVE DARTS...

EVERY TEAM has at least one ambassador candidate, so don't hesitate to give your team mate the recognition they deserve. There are no strict requirements but MMDL's RR Ambassadors should embody the following qualities:

  • Is an enthusiastic player whose love of the game is obvious
  • Presents themselves as a positive representative of the sport
  • Plays with great sportsmanship and respect for opponents and the game

Nomination Deadline: March 3, 2015
E-mail your nominations to program coordinator Anna Moretti - annam@mmdl.org

Start time is 7:30pm!

Start time for ALL DIVISIONS is 7:30pm. Late starts could lead to point deductions. If you are running late, you are advised to give the other captain a courtesy phone call with an estimated time of arrival or for scheduling a makeup match. There are no forfeits - teams that "no-show" will be suspended for 2 seasons. Please read through the guidelines posted in our discussion forums regarding match start time.   They are posted there to encourage your feedback.

Click here to download these guidelines as an acrobat .pdf document.


Reminder - Player Minimums

The minimum number of matches that a player must play in order to be eligible for the playoffs is three (3). The minimum number of players required to play a match is three (3).


MMDL Stat Site for Weekly Standings

For weekly standings, team roster info and links to sponsors and driving directions, go directly to the Minuteman stats site: http://stats.mmdl.org.

To view roster information and personal statistics, you must first create an account on the system (click the link for "create an account"). Once you have created an account, you MUST send an email with your username to MMDL Board Member, Dan Doherty (dand@mmdl.org), to have your new account connected to your statistics. You may also contact Dan if you need assistance creating your account.

Blank Match Report

To download a blank match report, click here.  If needed, print three copies of this form for a match. Each captain needs one and the other is sent to the league.

NOTE: Please DO NOT use old return envelopes from previous seasons - USE ONLY the envelopes provided to you in this season's captain's kit. The league has changed Post Office Boxes recently and old envelopes will not be delivered which will result in penalty points for your team. Make sure your match reports are sent to the following addresses, depending on your area:The addresses to send a completed match report to the MMDL is:

North Shore and Boston Areas:
MMDL
PO Box 2165
Danvers, MA 01923-5165

South Shore and Central Areas:
MMDL
PO Box 30
Marlborough, MA 01752

Are you interested in submitting match reports via email?  Click here for more information.

 

Scorekeeper's 10 Commandments

Keeping score is very important to the smooth running of a dart match.  To download our list of guidelines for proper scorekeeping, click here.

 


501 Player's Championship - May 17 at the American Legion Hall in Newton
MORE INFO

Helpful Info, Forms
& Documents:

Match Reports - How to send in via Email

Weekly Standings

Player Notables

League Rules

Roster Change Policy

Blank Match Report

Match Report Instructions

Match Start Time Guidelines

Order of Play and Scorekeeping

Scorekeeper's Ten Commandments

 

Season Sign Up Info

The Spring 2015 Season will begin the first week of February!  
Rosters must be turned in at your area's first captain's meeting -- see the meeting schedule below.

The Minute Man Dart League is pleased to invite all teams and sponsors to participate in the upcoming season. Good luck to all competitors!

* For convenience, the PDF form is designed to be filled out right on your computer with your keyboard. Click on the fields with your mouse to fill out your information, and you can switch to the next field by pressing the "tab" key. You may then save the document to your computer (please use "save as" and add your team name to the file name) You can then print the form out to bring to the captain's meeting. We strongly encourage use of this method to avoid unclear handwriting and so you can retain a digital copy on your computer.

- Captain's Meeting Schedule -
Click meeting location name for maps and driving directions

PLEASE BE ON TIME FOR ALL MEETINGS !
 

First Captain's Meeting:
Please be on time for important league announcements before dropping off rosters and checks.

Second Captain's Meeting:
For picking up Capt's Kits, including schedules, match reports, envelopes, etc., and for receiving last minute Area Director's announcements and instructions.

BOSTON:

Area Director:
Anna Moretti
annam@mmdl.org or 978-882-5207

First Meeting
WEDNESDAY 01/07/15
MALDEN MOOSE - 781-324-9443
562 Broadway
Malden, MA 02148
Mtg Start Time: 7:30pm

UPDATED!
Second Meeting
WEDNESDAY 01/28/15
BRIGHTON ELKS CLUB - 617-254-9651
326 Washington Street
Brighton, MA 02135
Mtg Start Time: 7:30pm
Luck of the Draw to follow 2nd meeting.

$$$ MMDL is adding
$100 to the LOD payout

NORTH SHORE:

Area Director:
Donna Millett
donnam@mmdl.org or 978-882-2634

First Meeting
WEDNESDAY 01/07/15
BEVERLY/SALEM ELKS CLUB
978-922-9608
39 Bow Street
Beverly, MA 01915
Mtg Start Time: 7:30pm

Second Meeting
WEDNESDAY 01/28/15
Same Time and Place
Luck of the Draw to follow 2nd meeting.

$$$ MMDL is adding
$100 to the LOD payout

CENTRAL:

Area Director:
Becky Wainwright
becky@mmdl.org or 978-882-3119

First Meeting
THURSDAY 01/08/15
MARLBORO EAGLES - 508-485-9738
56 Florence St
Marlboro, MA 01752
Mtg Start Time: 7:00pm

Second Meeting
THURSDAY 01/29/15
FRAMINGHAM EAGLES - 508-875-9071
55 Park Street
Framingham, MA 01702
Mtg Start Time: 7:00pm
Luck of the Draw to follow 2nd meeting.

$$$ MMDL is adding
$100 to the LOD payout

SOUTH SHORE:

Area Director:
Chris Ryan
chrisr@mmdl.org or 978-882-3117

First Meeting
MONDAY 12/29/14

POLISH CLUB - 781-878-9822
55 Wales Street
Abington, MA 02351
Mtg Start Time: 7:00pm

Second Meeting
MONDAY 01/26/15
DUE TO WINTER STORM WARNINGS  Tonight's South Shore Captain's meeting
Has been postponed to Thursday, 7pm at Abington Polish Club.

Please note: Teams without sponsor checks at the first captain's meeting will be charged a $25 late fee. Returned checks subject to add'l $25 bounce fee.

REMINDERS
TO TEAM CAPTAINS

PLEASE FILL
ROSTER FORM OUT COMPLETELY.
Incomplete rosters will not be accepted. Please take the time to gather all information before handing in your roster and check.

Download Application Form:

Please make checks payable to:
MINUTE MAN
DART LEAGUE, INC.
(Note: There is a $25 late fee for teams who do not bring checks to the first captain's meeting plus a  $25 penalty for checks returned for insufficient funds)

DO NOT MAIL ROSTER!!!
Team rosters must be turned in at your area's first captain's meeting.

AGE RESTRICTION:
No players under 21 years of age can be accepted for membership in the MMDL.

BE SURE your team can make the full season commitment. NO SHOW teams will be suspended for 2 full seasons!

CAPTAIN'S KITS
Must be picked up at the second captain's meeting or a 2 point penalty on the first match will be imposed. There is also a $15 charge for replacing lost captain's kits.

DIVISION REQUESTS
If you have any specific concerns or requests regarding your division
assignment for skill level, travel time or other issue please attach a note to your team roster and/or send an email to the area director.