Technical Official's Code of Conduct

A Technical Official will:

  • Compliment and encourage all participants;
  • Be consistent, objective and courteous when making decisions;
  • Condemn unsporting behaviour and promote respect for all opponents;
  • Emphasise the spirit of competition rather than the errors;
  • Encourage and promote rule changes which will make participation more enjoyable;
  • Be a good sport and remember that actions speak louder than words;
  • Keep up to date with the latest trends in officiating and the principles of growth and development of young people;
  • Place the safety and welfare of the participants above all else; and
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion