Call for 2017 USCF Delegates


The ICA is calling for delegates to the 2017 USCF Annual Delegates Meeting, taking place August 5-6, 2017 in Norfolk, VA.

If you wish to serve, please submit your request to Bill Buklis, ICA President, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than November 20, 2016.

The specific ICA Bylaws related to this appointment are provided below.

Article VII: Selection of USCF Voting Members

The Executive Board shall select the required number of delegates and alternates to represent Illinois as voting members of the USCF. A notice shall be posted on the ICA website at least 30 days in advance of such selection asking those interested in serving in these positions to apply in writing and confirm their ability and intent to attend USCF annual meetings. Selections should be based on demonstrated commitment to ICA and USCF as gauged by the length of membership and the degree of participation.

Participation shall include but not be limited to organizing, promoting, writing articles, directing and playing in tournaments, participation on committees, and attendance at meetings.

An effort shall be made to ensure geographic balance in the selection of delegates and alternates. Delegates may be members of the Board of Directors or the Executive Board.

Delegates shall be selected annually. The Board may designate one of its delegates as Chief Delegate and shall make this designation known to USCF.

-- Constitution and Bylaws of the Illinois Chess Association