Spectator Code of Conduct

All Social Sport spectators must adhere to the following Spectator Code of Conduct

  • Remember social sport is played for the enjoyment of the sport
  • Spectators are there to watch and support the game from the sidelines
  • Never argue with an official. Accept the decisions of all referees as being fair and called to the best of their ability.
  • Respect your team’s opponents, officials and spectators to obey the rules and to accept the decisions of officials.
  • Be a spectator. Applaud all good plays whether they are made by your team or the opposition. Remember this is a social sport competition and we are all here to have fun.
  • Assume the opposition is not trying to gain an unfair competitive edge.
  • Always be positive in your support of all players and officials.
  • Encourage player behaviour by not using foul language or harassing players, coaches or officials.
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants. Everyone deserves to feel comfortable and welcome. Be actively inclusive of participation. Sport is for everyone and no one should be stopped from participating.
  • Assume the opposition is not trying to gain an unfair competitive edge.
  • All forms of discrimination are unacceptable. No one should be discriminated against due to their gender, sexuality, ability, cultural background or religion.
  • Always respect the use of facilities and equipment provided.
  • Any physical or verbal altercation will not be tolerated. You will be immediately removed from the game and banned from attending our social sport competitions.