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Sportsmanship Expectations

Fundamentals of Good Sportsmanship

1. Know, understand and appreciate the rules of the contest.

2. Show respect for the Officials. Good sportsmanship implies a willingness to accept and abide by the decisions of the Officials.

3. Show respect for the opponent at all times. Good sportsmanship is the Golden Rule in action.

4. Recognize and appreciate skill in performance regardless of affiliation.

5. Maintain self-control at all times. Good sportsmanship is concerned with the behavior of all involved in the game.

6. Show a positive attitude in cheering. Refrain from intimidating or negative cheering. Good sportsmanship is cheering your own team "on to victory"

Acts of Misconduct

1. Use of noisemakers. (whistles, musical instruments, sirens, horns, cowbells, fireworks, etc.)

2. Displaying banners and placards. All banners and placards must be positive or they will be removed.

3. Throwing of objects or sailing of paper airplanes.

4. Use of obscene, profane or abusive language or gestures.

5. Possessing or being under the influence of chemicals.

6. Use of tobacco in any form.

7. Unauthorized entry into the game or on the game playing area.

8. Harassment of opposing team, officials, cheerleaders, band or other performing groups

9. Fighting, pushing or tripping and other behavior deemed dangerous.

10. Climbing or swinging on fences

11. Interfering with the rights of others to observe the game.

These acts of misconduct will not be tolerated and are cause for removal without refund of admission.