Giants Code Of Conduct
The objects of the Eagleby Giants JRLFC are:
· To promote, foster, support and encourage the playing of Rugby League Football and all matters related thereto.
· To provide an affordable sporting club, this will allow all families the opportunity to play rugby league
· To promote values, morals and healthy living through rugby league.
· To promote friendship and a positive attitude towards officials and fellow players.
· To promote a family based culture where parents, guardians and children feel safe, respected, supported and valued.
The Eagleby Giants Committee have ZERO tolerance from any Player,Parents,Guardians or Spectators breaching the following
- Abuse at or on a Referee, Linesman or Officials
- Drinking or having any Alcohol in or around clubhouse or grounds
- Anti-social behavior
The Eagleby Giants Executive Committee will ban any person or persons found breaching any of these rules. If the offender has a child playing for the Giants the child maybe asked to leave the club as well.
THE CODE INCLUDES
- Any yelling from dug-outs is not permitted at anytime
- Follow the “Golden Rule” - Treat all other players as you would like to be treated.
- Play for the fun of it.
- Play by the rules.
- Never argue with an official. If you disagree, ask your captain or coach to approach the official during a break or after the game.
- Control your temper. Verbal abuse of officials or other players, deliberately fouling or provoking an opponent and throwing equipment is not acceptable or permitted in any sport.
- Work equally hard for yourself and your team. Your team's performance will benefit and so will you.
- Be a good sport and cheer all players whether they be your team or the other team.
- Do not interfere with, bully or take unfair advantage of another player.
- Co-operate with your coach, team mates and opponents; without them, there would be no game.
- Bullying will not be tolerated in any instance and will be dealt with harshly by the Club Disciplinary Committee.
PARENTS / GUARDIANS
- Follow the “Golden Rule” – Treat people the way you would like to be treated
- If children are interested, encourage them to play sport. However, if a child is not willing to play, do not force him or her.
- Focus on the child's efforts and performance rather than the overall outcome of the game. This assists the child in setting realistic goals related to his / her ability by reducing the emphasis on winning.
- Teach children that winning isn’t everything, it’s how you play the game that is important, so the result of each game is accepted without due disappointment.
- Encourage children to always play by the rules.
- Never ridicule or yell at a child for making a mistake or losing a game.
- Remember, children are involved in sport for their enjoyment, not yours.
- Remember that children learn best from example. Applaud good players from both teams.
- If you disagree with an official, raise the issue through the appropriate channels rather than question the official's judgment and integrity in public.
- Support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from sporting activities.
- Understand the importance of volunteer coaches who give their time to provide recreational activities for the children and deserve your support.
- Follow the “Golden Rule” – treat people the way you would like to be treated.
- Demonstrate appropriate social behaviour by not using foul language, harassing players, coaches or officials.
- Children play sport for fun. They are not playing for the entertainment of spectators only.
- Congratulate both teams upon their performance regardless of the game's outcome.
- Respect the official's decision and teach children to do likewise.
- Never ridicule or scold a child for making a mistake during a game. Positive comments are motivational.
- Condemn the use of violence in any form, be it by spectators, coaches, officials or players.
- Show respect for your team's opponents. Without them, there would be no game.
- Encourage players to play according to the rules and official's decisions.