Spring 2013 Season


MMDL STATE CHAMPIONS - SPRING 2013
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SUPER A DIVISION:

SUICIDE 9 (NS)
The Barn, Amesbury

Steve Bailey
Avery Barry
Tom Curtin
Jason Demers
Rich Ferrier
Billy Franklin
Charles Brousseau
Frank Peterson
Tom Sawyer (C)
[Team Info]

Runner Up:
Meatwhistle (SS) - Abington Polish Club

A DIVISION:

IRISH SELECT (BOS)
Centre Bar, Dorchester

Mark Bradley
Michael Caldwell
Kevin Callaghan
Gary Curran
Sean Gill
William Gill (C)
Brian Holwey
Brian Kelly
Naill Madden
Seamus Sweanny
[Team Info]

Runner Up:
Gotta' Go (C) - Prospector East Saloon, Marlboro

B DIVISION:

SECRET WEAPON (NS)
Franco American Amvets, Lynn

Paul Atwood
Larry Bowden
Steve Difilippo
Joe Gaudreau
Tim Goodwin Sr
Scott Hally (C)
Shawn Marler
Fred Robertson Jr
Frank Sims
[Team Info]

Runner Up:
The G.O.A.T. (BOS) - Beachfront, Hull

C DIVISION:

TOHO MONSTERS (BOS)
American Legion Post 19, Somerville

Mike Camplese
Ricky Girard
Tim Griffin
Mark Hutchinson
Mike Iudiciani
Tom O'Haire
Jay Stevens (C)
Rich White
Rob White
[Team Info]

Runner Up:
On n' Gone (C) - Cornells, Hopkinton

D DIVISION:

BIG DOGS (BOS)
Rain Nightlife, Malden

Jeff Fields
Al Freedman
Anthony Graffeo
Brian Harkins (C)
Matt King
Paul Murtagh
Dave Silva
Marvin Sutson
Kristina White 
[Team Info]

Runner Up:
Relentless Nine (SS) - American Legion Post 226, Hanson

E DIVISION:

BUCKSTABLES (SS)
Buck's Bar & Grill, Weymouth

Sherri Collins
Ethan Herring
Derek Higgins
Ian Koch
Juan Pineiro
Aaron Ryder (C)
Alex Samaras
Tom Taylor
Tom Young
[Team Info]

Runner Up:
Sharpshooters - Merritt Club, Chelsea

AREA CHAMPIONS - SPRING 2013

Division Boston North Shore Central South Shore
Super A K-Mart Special Suicide 9 Tara's Destroyers Meat Whistle
A Irish Select Strong Arms Gotta Go Nemesis
B There u Go Secret Weapon Deadly Talons The G.O.A.T.
C TOHO Monsters St. Michael's Archangels On 'n Gone Halfway Bangers
D Big Dogs Armed and Hammered Boneyard Renegades Relentless Nine
E Sharpshooters JD's Old Dogs The Rat Pack Buckstables
 

The Playoffs!

Playoff Schedules: Click below to download your area's playoff info. 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 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

 

Match Schedules:

Area Schedule Area Director email Phone
Boston DOWNLOAD
02/09/13
Kim Burdulis kimmyb@mmdl.org 978-882-3121
Central DOWNLOAD
02/18/13
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
02/09/13
Donna Millett donnam@mmdl.org 978-882-2634
South Shore DOWNLOAD
02/01/13
Chris Ryan chrisr@mmdl.org 978-882-3117

2013 Summer League Info

MMDL is compiling information on any and all summer dart league options for our players. Currently, the following two leagues have confirmed summer seasons for this year. Please send any information on other summer league options to mmdl.bod@gmail.com

Commonwealth Dart League (CDL) - Serving the Greater Boston area of MMDL. 1st Captain's meeting - May 8; 2nd Captain's meeting - May 29; both meeting held at Post 19, 124 Highland Ave, Somerville; First match Tuesday June 4. For more information, contact John Kerins at johnk@mmdl.org

South Shore Darting Association (SSDA) - Serving the South Shore area of MA. 1st Captain's meeting - May 13; 2nd Captain's meeting - May 29; both meeting held at Abington Polish Club, 55 Wales St Abington. For more information, contact Chris Ryan at chrisr@mmdl.org or 781-718-3008.

Submitting Match Reports via Email

Help us speed up match score reporting!  Are you interested in submitting match reports via email?  Click here for more information.

Important update to Match Report Instructions

If you are Shorthanded or Missing Players: In instances where you are short handed, do not leave player names blank, instead write "NP" or "No Player" in the player name field. If a players name is filled in but the player did not actually play in that game, strike a line through that player's name.

Please download a new copy of the Match Report Instructions which reflect this update - see item 15 on the instructions sheet and the illustrated example on the reverse side.
 

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
 

Every week of the regular season, Dart World will also be awarding a FREE set of their best selling Piranha Darts to the player in A&B divisions and the player in D-E divisions that earn the top high-out all star achievement.  See below for a list of winners.

 

Spring 2013 Piranha High Out Winners

Winners - to claim your prize, please send an email to mmdl.bod@gmail.com with your choice of darts and a valid US shipping address.  Click here to see the full range of Piranha darts.

Also, once your receive your prize, PLEASE send us a picture of yourself and your new darts for posting on our website and Facebook page!

Week 1
167, SS B3, Mike O'Shea, Tribull
152, Bos C1, Reese Williams, Duke's Dart Dogs

Week 2
151,NS B2, Sean Noble, Fulla Bull
132, NS E2, Cindy Bucknam, Dirty Cores

Week 3
122, SS A2, Corey Whitecotton, Strange Crew
136 , SS C4, James Hardison, The Kings

Week 4
149, SSB1, Chris Gilleo, Lights Out!
156, Central C1, Bill Fuller, Chixs & Dicks (TIE)
156, Bos C4, Stan Stolarz, Safety First (TIE)

Week 5
144, Bos B2, Steve Amaral, Cunning Stuntmen
136, SS E4, Keith Johnson, Wasted Trips

Week 6
153, Bos A2, Billy Deleary, See U Next Tuesday
170, SS C1, Vincent Craine, Post 1046

Week 7
129, Bos B1, Joel Desjardins, Send In The Clowns
No winner for C-E

Week 8
157, SS B2, Shawn Carfagna, That's Not Gum!
136, Central D2, Justin Waters, No More Bull (TIE)
136, Bos C3, Tommy Kelly, Coulda Bens (TIE)

Week 9
138, Cent B2, Paul Kampersal, Misguided Arrows
153, Cent E1, Matt Rolke, Drunk Monkeys

Week 10
167, Bos A2, Sean Salvi, See U Next Tues
120, Bos C3, Michael Downs, The Red Eyes

Week 11
No winner for A-B
150, NS C1, John Meloski, Straight Jackets

Week 12
127, Bos B1, Rob O'Driscoll, Shananagans (Tie)
127, Bos B1, Jim Darling, Darts Side of the Moon (Tie)
154, NS C3, Robert Andruskiewicz, Dart Brigade

Week 13
158, SS B3, James Glascow, TriBull
128, SS D4, Ed Kerr, Buck A Ton

Week 14
170, SS A2, Ed Lawrence, No Chance
160, NS D4, Chris Nollet, Scorpions
 

 

Start time is 7:30pm!

Start time for ALL DIVISIONS is 7:30pm. All matches MUST be underway by 8:00pm SHARP! 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.

Helpful Info, Forms
& Documents:

Match Report - Email Submission Program

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 2013 Season will begin the first week of February!  
Rosters must be turned in at your area's first capt's meeting FIRST WEEK OF JANUARY - see the captain's 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!

* 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:
Kim Burdulis
kimmyb@mmdl.org or 978-882-3121

First Meeting
WED 01/02/13
MERRITT CLUB - 617-884-9668
101 Webster Ave, Chelsea, MA 02150
Mtg Start Time: 7:30pm

Second Meeting
WED 01/30/13
FRENCH CLUB - 617-884-9721
242 Spencer, Chelsea, MA 02150
Mtg Start Time: 7:30pm
Luck of the Draw to follow 2nd meeting.

NORTH SHORE:

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

First Meeting
WED 01/02/13
ELKS CLUB - 978-922-9608
39 Bow Street
Beverly, MA 01915
Mtg Start Time: 7:30pm

Second Meeting
WED 01/30/13
Same Time and Place
Luck of the Draw to follow 2nd meeting.

CENTRAL:

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

First Meeting
THURS 01/10/13
Be on time for AD ELECTION!
MARLBORO EAGLES - 508-485-9738
56 Florence St
Marlboro, MA 01752
Mtg Start Time: 7:00pm

Second Meeting
THURS 01/31/13
FRAMINGHAM EAGLES - 508-875-9071
55 Park Street
Framingham, MA 01702
Mtg Start Time: 7:00pm
Luck of the Draw to follow 2nd meeting.

SOUTH SHORE:

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

First Meeting
WED 01/02/13

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

Second Meeting
MON 01/28/13
Same Time and Place

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.

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.