Spectator's Code of Conduct

A spectator will:

  • Remember that participants should participate in sport for their enjoyment and not of the enjoyment of spectators;
  • Applaud good performance and efforts from all individuals and teams and congratulate all participants on their performance regardless of the outcome;
  • Respect officials' decisions and teach participants to do likewise;
  • Never ridicule or yell at a participant for making a mistake or losing a competition;
  • Condemn the use of violence in any form, whether it is by spectators, coaches, officials or competitors;
  • Encourage competitors to follow the rules and the officials' decisions;
  • Do not use foul language, sledge or harass other competitors, coaches or officials; and
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.