It’s simple: BE A GOOD SPORT!
Youth sports are supposed to be fun and for the kids. Unfortunately many parents, fans and coaches don’t realize that their actions, whether verbal or nonverbal can have a lasting emotional effect on children. Too many children are leaving sports activities because the fun is unfairly taken away by adults. The code of conduct for this league has been developed NCAAA basketball staff. Parents, fans and coaches who follow this simple code can help reinforce what sports are all about BEING FUN FOR EVERYONE!!!!!!
NCAAA BASKETBALL CODE OF CONDUCT
MANDATORY & ENFORCEABLE CODES OF CONDUCT FOR PLAYERS, COACHES, PARENTS AND SUPPORTERS
· Spectators must remain on the opposite side of the court from the score table, players and coaches.
· Spectators or players are not permitted to approach the score table or referee at any time. Only the head or assistant coach has authority to speak with the score table or referee if there is a question regarding the awarding of a point.
· Play by the rules and the laws of the game.
· Never argue with a referee or other official, without them we can’t play basketball.
· Control your temper at all times physical or verbal abuse of officials, other players will not be tolerated.
· Be a team player. It’s a team game treat it that way.
· Treat all players as you would like to be treated.
· Cooperate with your coach, referees and teammates.
· Don’t use negative remarks based on race, religion, gender or ability discrimination will not be tolerated.
· Lead by example and respect all players, coaches, referees and spectators.
· Recognize all volunteers who are giving up their valuable time.
· Never publicly criticize referees or coaches – raise personal concerns with program commissioners in private.
· Drugs, alcohol and tobacco use is not allowed on school property
· If spectators, players, and/or coaches fail to abide by the code of conduct, they will be subject to disciplinary action as decided by the NCAAA BOARD. Disciplinary action could include but is not limited to: verbal warnings, ejections, and suspensions for various lengths.
· Officials and NCAAA staff have the authority to remove a player, coach, or spectator from a game and can declare the game a forfeit due to unsportsmanlike conduct.
· Any player, coach, or spectator ejected from any league activity is suspended for a minimum of one (1) week from all NCAAA league activities. The suspension could be longer depending on the severity of the infraction. Suspensions are not eligible for appeal
· Players, coaches, and spectators who have been ejected must leave the building and may not return until the completion of their suspension
· No fighting is allowed. First offense is a suspension for the rest of the season, second offense results in one year loss of eligibility in all league play or indefinite suspension if deemed severe.
· FOUL PLAY WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.