Athlete Code of Conduct

An Athlete will:

  • Play by the rules;
  • Not argue with an official and always use the appropriate rules and guidelines to resolve a dispute;
  • Control his or her temper;
  • Not verbally abuse or sledge officials or other Athletes;
  • Not deliberately provoke, bully or take unfair advantage of another competitor;
  • Work equally hard for him or herself and their team;
  • Be a good sport and applaud all good performances whether they are made by his or her team or the opposition;
  • Treat all participants in the sport as the Athlete would like to be treated;
  • Cooperate with his or her coach, team mates and opponents;
  • Participate for his or her own enjoyment and benefit and not just to please parents and coaches; and
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.