_________ I will not be involved in any matter of disrespect towards any members of the FIREHOUSE ELITE staff, parents, or athletes.
_________ I will not use inappropriate language and I will behave in a manner that respects myself, FIREHOUSE ELITE and the sport of cheerleading.
_________ I understand that FIREHOUSE ELITE does not condone, or tolerate any words, or actions of racism, or discrimination of any kind. I understand that should I take part in any such behavior; I will be immediately removed from FIREHOUSE ELITE program and will be unable be affiliated in any capacity in the future to FIREHOUSE ELITE’S program. In addition, I will be responsible for all remaining payments regardless if I have been removed.
_________ I understand that the coaches reserve the right to suspend any athlete’s or parent’s participation in activities as disciplinary action all the way up to removal from the program.
_________ I understand that the Lobby is not the “proper place” to discuss my dissatisfaction about my athlete’s team, coach’s team decisions, athlete progress, etc. Doing so, could result in being banned from the facility and attending any future events.
_________ I understand that during a team practice or competition it is not the proper time/place to discuss with staff any issues I may have, and instead will schedule a meeting to be held at a later date.
_________ I understand the importance of punctuality and I will arrive at all scheduled events and practices on time dressed in the appropriate required uniform and/or practice wear.
_______ I will not participate in negative gossip, or communications that adversely affect FIREHOUSE ELITE. This includes, but is not limited to; verbally to other individuals, email, Facebook, twitter, Instagram, chat rooms, or any other websites, or social medias.
______ I will not verbalize, or post information about the extent of my injuries, diagnosis, prognosis, etc., on any FIREHOUSE ELITE, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or any other websites, or social media.
______ I will not create any social media accounts under any reference to FIREHOUSE ELITE, a FIREHOUSE ELITE Team Name, or any other gym without written prior permission from FIREHOUSE. I understand that doing so, could be grounds for immediate removal from the FIREHOUSE ELITE program.
______ I will not post any FIREHOUSE ELITE music, choreography, routines, stunts, etc. on any website, OR share/teach any of this FIREHOUSE ELITE related material with people outside of our program until after the conclusion of our competitive season.
________ I will attend all practices as scheduled and be flexible to adding extra practices if deemed necessary by the discretion of the athlete’s coach.
________ I understand that from September 1, through our regular competition season, I will only be allowed 3 excused absences and 2 unexcused absences during that time. I also understand that excessive absences may result in my choreographed spot being changed to ensure that the team is not impacted by my athlete’s absences. Please note that being placed as an alternate may result in my athlete not taking the floor with their team at any upcoming competitions. Extended absences due to illness, or quarantine will be exempt from this policy.
________ I understand that the All Star Competition Season is through the month of April and if my team is eligible for a Summit, or Regionals BID, then I will not be allowed to miss any practices leading up to post season. Doing so, will result in being placed as an alternate for my team for that prestigious event.
________ I understand that all items associated with FIREHOUSE ELITE (Name, Logo, Banner, Slogan, Team Names, etc.,) are the property of FIREHOUSE ELITE, and may not be sold or re-produced without proper written consent from the owners of FIREHOUSE ELITE and their attorney in advance. Any violation in this may result in legal action and fines/penalties. (Ex: Logo, name, etc.).
________ I will maintain and/or improve the skills I performed at tryouts through hard work and dedication.
________ I will conduct myself with respect and integrity, displaying positive sportsmanship at all times.
________ I understand that stunt/routine choreography is mandatory and any prior conflict must be reported immediately to the coaches, or owners. If an athlete misses due to a pre-reported conflict then I understand it is the athlete’s responsibility to get with the alternate who attends choreography in their place to learn the parts missed.
_________ I understand that FIREHOUSE ELITE staff will place athletes on a team based upon what is best for the athlete and the program and I will accept the decisions of the FIREHOUSE ELITE staff as final decisions. I also understand it is sometimes necessary to move athletes from one team to another to help the athlete and/or program.
_________ I understand that the lobby area must be a positive atmosphere, and I may be prohibited from using the area if I cannot maintain a positive attitude while there. I also understand that practices may be closed for viewing from time to time, or indefinitely during the season if necessary.
_________ I understand that it is not possible for FIREHOUSE ELITE to monitor valuables brought into the facility and is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
_________ I have read all pages of the 2022-23 FIREHOUSE ELITE Athlete/Parent Handbook and other required forms and will abide by its contents.
I understand and agree to this “Code of Conduct” throughout the 2022-23 season and failure to comply with this Code of Conduct can result in disciplinary action which could mean removal from the program. If I am removed from the program, I understand that I will not be entitled to a refund of any kind.