Pennant Code of Conduct

Sports Values

  • ethics, fair play and honesty
  • health
  • excellence in performance
  • character and education
  • fun and joy
  • teamwork
  • dedication and commitment
  • respect for rules and laws
  • respect for self and other participants
  • courage
  • community and solidarity

Code of Conduct

  • Give your best at all times.
  • Act within the rules and spirit of your sport.
  • Promote fair play over winning at any cost.
  • Show respect and courtesy to all involved with the sport.
  • Display appropriate and responsible behaviour in all interactions.
  • Play by the rules and show respect for other players, coaches and officials.
  • Respect the decisions of officials, coaches and administrators.
  • Encourage and support opportunities for people to learn appropriate behaviours and skills.
  • Support opportunities for participation in all aspects of the sport.
  • Treat each person as an individual.
  • Respect the rights and worth of every person, regardless of their age, race, gender, ability, cultural background, sexuality or religion.
  • Wherever practical, avoid unaccompanied and unobserved one-on-one activity (when in a supervisory capacity or where a power imbalance exists) with people under the age of 18.
  • Display responsible behaviour in relation to alcohol and other drugs.
  • Act with integrity and objectivity, and accept responsibility for your decisions and actions.
  • Ensure your decisions and actions contribute to a safe environment.
  • Ensure your decisions and actions contribute to a harassment-free environment.
  • Do not tolerate abusive, bullying or threatening behaviour.