Parent Code of Conduct

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Parent Code of Conduct

1. I will remember that children participate to have fun and that the game is for youth not adults.
2. I will inform the coach of any physical disability or ailment that may affect the safety of my child or the safety of others.
3. I (and my guests) will be a positive role model for my child and encourage sportsmanship by showing respect, courtesy, and by demonstrating positive support for all players
4. I (and my guests) will not engage in any kind of unsportsmanlike conduct with any official, coach, player or parent such as booing, taunting and refusing to shake hands or using profane language or gestures.
5. I will demand that my child treat other players, coaches, officials and spectators with respect.
6. I will never ridicule or yell at my child or other participants for making a mistake or losing a competition.
7. I will respect the officials and their authority during games and will never question, discuss, or confront coaches at the game field, and will take time to speak with coaches at an agreed upon time and place.
8. I will demand a sports environment for my child that is free from drugs, tobacco and alcohol and I will refrain from their use at all sports events.
9. I will refrain from coaching my child or other players during games and practices unless I am one of the official coaches of the team. 

I also agree that if I fail to abide by the aforementioned rules and guidelines, I will be subject to disciplinary action included in but not limited to the following:
• Verbal warning by official, head coach and/or director of division, or head of league organization. 
• Written Warning - The offending person is to be advised in writing of the offense and further advised that repetition of the offense shall result in a more severe penalty.
• Parental Game Suspension - The offending person is to be advised in writing that he/she has been suspended from all League activity for a specific number of games or days.
• Parental Season Suspension- The offending person is to be advised in writing that he/she has been suspended from present and future participation in the League for the remainder of the current season.

Baseball is a high-stress spectator sport; getting caught up in the game is one of its pleasures. But whether you’re a parent or a volunteer, sometimes it’s really easy to get too caught up in the events going on around you. Should this happen please stop and remember why we’re here