Just Play Fair! Resources

PROGRAM CRITERIA
POLICIES & PROCEDURES
PROGRAM TIMETABLE
CODES OF CONDUCT
SUGGESTED CODE OF ETHICS
PROMOTING SPORTSMANSHIP
CROWD CONTROL PLANNING
PROMOTIONAL TIPS
JUST PLAY FAIR! HOME


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Codes of Conduct


School Board

  • Adopt policies/resolutions that promote the ideals of good sportsmanship and citizenship, ethics, and integrity.
  • Serve as a positive role model and expect the same from parents, fans, participants, coaches, and other school personnel.
  • Support and reward participants, coaches, school administrators and fans who display good sportsmanship and citizenship.
  • Recognize the value of school activities as a vital part of education.
  • Attend and enjoy school activities.


School Administrators

  • Develop a program for teaching and promoting sportsmanship and citizenship.
  • Provide appropriate supervisory personnel for each interscholastic event.
  • Support participants, coaches, and fans that teach and display good sportsmanship and citizenship.
  • Recognize exemplary behavior and actively discourage undesirable conduct by participants, coaches and fans.
  • Attend event whenever possible and function as a model of good sportsmanship and citizenship.


Coaches:
(See Code of Ethics)

  • Follow the rules of the contest at all times.
  • Accept the decisions of the contest officials and avoid public criticism of game officials/participants.
  • Avoid offensive gestures or language.
  • Display modesty in victory and graciousness in defeat.


Participants:
(See Code of Ethics)

  • Show respect for opponents at all times.
  • Accept the decisions of game officials.
  • Avoid offensive gestures or language.
  • Display modesty in victory and graciousness in defeat.
  • Show respect for public property and equipment.


Spectators:

  • Take part in cheers with the cheerleaders and applaud good performances.
  • Work cooperatively with contest officials and supervisors in keeping order.
  • Refrain from negative comments about officials, coaches/participants.
  • Stay of off the playing area at all times.
  • Show respect for public property and equipment.


Cheerleaders:

  • Know the contest rules and cheer at proper times.
  • Lead positive cheers that support and uplift your team.
  • Encourage support for any injured participant.
  • Show respect for opposing cheerleaders.


Bands:

  • Choose appropriate music and time for performing.
  • Dress in school-approved uniforms.
  • Show respect at all times for officials. opponents, and spectators,
  • Show respect at all times for public property and equipment,
  • Avoid offensive gestures or language.


Officials

  • Accept your role in an unassuming manner.
  • Maintain confidence and poise, by controlling the contest from start to finish.
  • Know the rules of the game thoroughly and abide by the established Code of Ethics.
  • Publicly shake hands with coaches and/or both teams before the contest.
  • Never exhibit emotions or argue with participants and coaches when enforcing rules.
  • When watching a game as spectators, give the officials the same respect you expect to receive when working a contest.


Media

  • Report acts of sportsmanlike behavior without giving undue publicity to unsportsmanlike conduct.
  • Refrain from making negative comments towards participants, coaches or contest officials.
  • Recognize efforts of all whom participate in the contest.


Participating Schools:

  • Give a copy of the Just Play Fair! Code of Conduct to participants and to individuals purchasing tickets to the contest.
  • Conduct a meeting with the student body to review the Just Play Fair! Code of Conduct prior to departure for the contest.
  • Appoint adult supervisors for each contest in which their school participates (one supervisor per each 150 spectators). Supervisors will 1) be stationed in highly visible areas throughout the school's fan sections; 2) be responsible for the conduct of spectators in their areas; and 3) assist and inform security personnel and/or any member of the Just Play Fair! committee regarding acts of misconduct.
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