Articles of Incorporation
The name of this corporation is COAST FORENSIC LEAGUE.
A. This corporation is a NONPROFIT PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION and is not organized for the private gain of any person. It is organized under the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for charitable purposes.
B. The specific purpose of this corporation is to promote the best interests of high schools, the teaching profession, and participating students by providing interscholastic speech and debate tournaments and by supporting high school debate clubs, with particular focus on high schools and students who are socioeconomically disadvantaged.
A. This corporation is organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes within the meaning of Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3).
B. No substantial part of the activities of this corporation shall consist of carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the corporation shall not participate or intervene in any political campaign (including the publishing or distribution of statements) on behalf of any candidate for public office.
The property of this corporation is irrevocably dedicated to charitable purposes and no part of the net income or assets of this corporation shall ever inure to the benefit of any director, officer or member thereof or to the benefit of any private person. Upon the dissolution or winding up of the corporation, its assets remaining after payment, or provision for payment, of all debts and liabilities of this corporation shall be distributed to a nonprofit fund, foundation or corporation which is organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes and which has established its tax exempt status under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3).
The foregoing amendment and restatement of Articles of Incorporation has been duly approved by the board of directors on January 31, 2021.
The foregoing amendment and restatement of Articles of Incorporation has been duly approved by the required vote of the members on January 31, 2021.