Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation
of The Austin Ballroom Dancers
The Austin Ballroom Dancers, Inc., a Texas nonprofit corporation, pursuant to the provisions of
Article 1396–4.06 of the Texas Non–Profit Corporation Act, hereby adopts the following Amended and
Restated Articles of Incorporation, which accurately copy the Articles of Incorporation as amended by
these Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation. These Amended and Restated Articles of Incor-
poration contain revisions to Article I, Articles IV through X; Article XI was deleted. Such Amended
and Restated Articles of Incorporation contain no other change in any provision thereof. Amendments
through these Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation were approved by at least a two-thirds
vote at a meeting of a quorum of Austin Ballroom Dancers held on [insert date].
ARTICLE I -NAME AND MOTTO
The name of the corporation is THE AUSTIN BALLROOM DANCERS (“ABD”), a social
welfare organization dedicated to the motto, “Dancing Belongs to Life.”
ARTICLE II - NONPROFIT
The corporation is a nonprofit corporation.
ARTICLE III -TERM
The corporation shall have perpetual existence.
ARTICLE IV - PURPOSES, POWERS, RESTRICTIONS AND DISSOLUTION
4.1 Purposes: The corporation is organized as a social welfare organization for the following
(a) To stimulate and promote ballroom dancing through the sponsoring and provision of ballroom
dances, ballroom dance instruction, and other related activities,
(b) To provide its members and other interested persons a means of self-improvement in ballroom
(c) To provide a place where dancers may enjoy ballroom dancing in a spirit of friendship, and
(d) To carry out, promote, and foster, by all legal means within its power, educational, service, cultural,
social, fund-raising and related activities; and, to accomplish such goals either directly or through the
assistance and collaboration of third parties.
4.2 Powers: Except as these Articles otherwise provide, the corporation has all the powers provide