Spring 2016 Season


The Playoffs!

LIVE RECORDED VIDEO
Super A Finals Night Two:

 

Spring 2016 Super A Finals Night One 5/31/16:

 

MMDL STATE CHAMPIONS - SPRING 2016
Click on pictures below to enlarge

SUPER A DIVISION:
NORTH SHORE

FLIGHT FIGHTERS
Saugus VFW

Runner Up:
Suicide 9 (NS)
The Barn

A DIVISION:
SOUTH SHORE

WESTERN STARS
Goal Post, Quincy

Runner Up:
The Bens (B)
Twelve Bens

B DIVISION:
NORTH SHORE

ATTIC ALLIANCE
Luxury Boxx, Malden

Runner Up:
BrOKN BaDS (C)
Rock 'n Coal

C DIVISION:
BOSTON

DART VADER
American Post 19, Somerville

Runner Up:
Is it in? (C)
Eagles Aerie 3565

D DIVISION:
SOUTH SHORE

MAKE EM ALL COUNT
Finna's Tavern, Kingston

Runner Up:
The Fancy Flights (NS)
The Farm Bar & Grille

E DIVISION:
NORTH SHORE

IRISH MAFIA
Hibernian Hall, Lynn

Runner Up:
Chairmen of the Board (SS)
Lucky Lou Lou's

MMDL AREA CHAMPIONS - SPRING 2016

Division Boston North Shore Central South Shore
Super A Oche Misfits Suicide 9 Dead Red Busted Ravioli
A The Bens Bad Guys Inc. Those Bloody Wankers Western Stars
B Lloyd's Disciples Attic Alliance BrOKN BaDs Assassins
C Dart Vader The Killer Bulls Is it in? Malachy's OMT
D Fugheddaboutit The Fancy Flights Flight Crew Make em All Count
E   Irish Mafia   Chairmen of the Board

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

  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET - CLICK HERE
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

Attn: DartConnect Users!  DartConnect Help Page - Click Here
If you are using DartConnect for the playoffs, please note the following:

  • For playoffs, in the race to 13, set it up as 2 separate matches, one for each playoff night. 

  • When you open up "Match Setup" you will now have access to ALL playoff teams that you may face. Tap the home team on left and away team on right as usual.

  • IF YOU DO NOT SEE YOUR OPPONENT LISTED - tap the gray button "Manage League Rosters", find the team you are playing, tap their name to highlight them red and then press "Continue" at the bottom of the screen.

  • Check Roster info and add any missing players if necessary

  • If there are missing emails for the other team, ask their players, or at least the captain, if they wish to add them to receive match recaps

  • Ending at 13 Points: When a team reaches 13 total points in the second playoff match, manually end the match by tapping "Options" and the red button labeled "End & Save Match".

  • If Overtime is necessary:... When the Red Final Match Score Box appears, DO NOT SAVE the match.  To continue playing the OT, click "Options" in the red control bar before autosave finishes and then tap "Reset Match Settings" > "Back" > "Next Player Lineup" to continue with the OT games.  To manually end match when finished, click the "Options" menu again.

    Watch LIVE PLAYOFF SCOREBOARDS from MMDL matches on the MMDL DCTV CHANNEL!
    LEARN MORE ABOUT DARTCONNECT at DARTCONNECT.COM!

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 carbons so you have 2 copies to use), or just use 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
01/31/16
Anna Moretti annam@mmdl.org 978-882-5207
Central DOWNLOAD
01/31/16
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
01/31/16
Donna Millett donnam@mmdl.org 978-882-2634
South Shore DOWNLOAD
01/31/16
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.
 

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

 

Summer League Info - 2016

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:

Massachusetts Dart Association (MDA)
Contact:
Anna Moretti: amoretti.mda@gmail.com
4-7 man teams.  DartConnect subscription required for league play and reporting.
Team Sponsor Fee: $150
Captain's Meeting June 8 at the Malden Moose

South Shore:

South Shore Darting Association (SSDA) - Serving the South Shore area of MA.
1st Captain's meeting - Wed, May 4 - 7pm
2nd Captain's meeting - Wed., May 24 - 7pm

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.

 

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.

FINAL WINNER'S LIST

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

 A-E DIVISION:

Winner #1: Jeremy Langley, Pratty's Lobstahs, Gloucester
Winner #2: Tom Fuery, It's a night Out, Banner Pub, Rockland
Winner #3: Ron Smith, Linemen, The Line Steak & Brew, Everett
Winner #4: Jon Ross, Post 19 Highlifes, American Legion 19, Somerville
Winner #5: Kevin Ruane, Into the West, Auld Sod, Dedham
Winner #6: Bryan Lovejoy, Whatever, Liz's Diamond Bar, Hopedale
Winner #7: Michael Carignan, Bombers, AMVEST Post #208, Hudson


SUPER A DIVISION:

Winner #1: Chris Jensen, Oche Misfits, Common Cafe, Waltham
Winner #2: Tim O'Day, The Destroyers, Eagles #4311, Worcester

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 IT Director, Bob Given (bobg@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.

Submitting match reports electronically is now mandatory.  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.

 

Using DartConnect
for League Matches?


DartConnect Help Page

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

Super A Format Update - Due to recent survey results and member petitions, the Spring 2016 season will be a trial period for Doubles 501 in Super A to be Best of 3, SIDO. Decision to continue will be made prior to Fall season.

New DartConnect Trial Program - Submit e-mail by 1/15/16 to mmdl.bod@gmail.com to participate.  Click here for more information.

The Spring 2016 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. Bring friends and team mates for the Luck of the Draw tournament.

BOSTON:

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

First Meeting
WEDNESDAY 01/06/16
MALDEN MOOSE - 781-324-9443
562 Broadway
Malden, MA 02148
Mtg Start Time: 7:30pm

UPDATED!
Second Meeting
WEDNESDAY 01/27/16
POLISH CLUB - 617-354-8708
747 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02141
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 01/06/16
BEVERLY/SALEM ELKS CLUB
978-922-9608
39 Bow Street
Beverly, MA 01915
Mtg Start Time: 7:30pm

Second Meeting
WEDNESDAY 01/27/16
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 01/07/16
MARLBORO EAGLES - 508-485-9738
56 Florence St
Marlboro, MA 01752
Mtg Start Time: 7:00pm

Second Meeting
THURSDAY 01/28/16
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 12/28/15

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

Second Meeting
WEDNESDAY 01/27/16
Same Time and Place
Luck of the Draw to follow 2nd meeting.

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

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.  CAPT EMAIL ADDRESS IS NOW MANDATORY

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.