Gain an understanding and appreciation for the rules
of the game. Know the rules. If you
are uniformed, refrain from expressing opinions on officials, coaches,
or administrative decisions.
Use Representative behavior at all time.
Your behavior influences others whether you are
aware of it or not.
Recognize and appreciate skilled performance
regardless of affiliation.
Applause for an opponent's good performance displays generosity
and is a courtesy that should be practiced. This not only
represents good sportsmanship, but also reflects a true awareness of the
game by recognizing and acknowledging quality.
Exhibit respect for the officials.
The officials are trained and perform to the best
of their ability. Mistakes by all those involved in the contest
are part of the game. A rule of good sportsmanship is to accept
and abide by decisions from the official.
Exhibit respect for the opponent at all times.
Opponents are guest. Be a positive
representative for your school and team.
Display pride in your actions at every opportunity.
This suggest that you care
about yourself and how others perceive you.