Code Of Conduct

TIGERS FOOTBALL CLUB

CODE OF CONDUCT

PLAYERS & SPECTATORS


Spectators:

  1. Value the involvement of umpires and officials in the game. Without them matches wouldn’t be possible.
  2. Never swear, use abusive, derogatory or vilifying language when addressing other players, umpires or officials. Be mindful of the presence of young people, females and other spectators.
  3. Avoid verbal and physical confrontation with players, officials, umpires and other spectators at all times. Under no circumstances should you engage in physical violence.
  4. Value the importance of volunteers. They give of their time and resources to provide recreational activities for the community.
  5. Drink responsibly and discourage binge drinking. WACFL venues are bound by the State’s Liquor Licencing Laws.
  6. Under no circumstances should you attend a WACFL match under the influence of recreational drugs.
  7. Support Club officials in maintaining the highest standard of behaviour both on and off the field for the betterment of the League.
  8. Conduct yourself at a high level of personal behaviour on and off the field in such a manner so as not to bring the Club or the game of Australian Football into disrepute. Negative or disparaging comments on social media must not be used.
  9. The WACFL and our Leagues have a Spectator Management Policy to prevent anti-social spectators from attending our matches. This can be viewed at WACFL.com.au

Players:

  1. Be familiar with the Laws of Australian Football and abide by the rules and conditions of your League/Club.
  2. Avoid verbal and physical confrontation with players, officials and umpires at all times. Under no circumstances should you engage in physical violence on the field of play.
  3. Never swear, use abusive, derogatory or vilifying language during the game or when addressing other players, umpires or officials. Be mindful of the presence of young people, females and spectators.
  4. Support activities designed to encourage participation of young players at junior clubs, schools and development programs.
  5. Ensure that both on and off the field behaviour is consistent with the principles of good sportsmanship.
  6. Do not abuse, dispute or react in an obviously provocative or disappointed manner towards an umpire.
  7. Conduct yourself at a high level of personal behaviour on and off the field in such a manner so as not to bring the Club or the game of Australian Football into disrepute. Negative or disparaging comments on social media must not be used.
  8. Be aware of the differing needs and attitudes of players at your Club.
  9. Under no circumstances should you play in a match under the influence of alcohol.
  10. Under no circumstances should you play in a match under the influence of recreational or banned performance enhancing drugs.

Last Updated: May 2017