For Coaches, Players, Parents and Supporters

  • I will not engage in the use of crude, foul or abusive language that may be determined offensive or engage in any conduct detrimental to the image of the game when on or off the field
  • I will refrain from arguing or “back chatting” the referee and/or assistant referees regarding decisions they make
  • I will treat participants, officials and spectators with respect
  • I will play by the laws of the game
  • I will co operate with other coaches, players, referees and officials
  • I will display good sportsmanship at all times
  • Choose Respect actions will be completed in good spirit both prior to and at the completion of each match
Fair Play Players
Play by the rules.
Never argue with a referee or assistant referee. If you disagree, have your captain, coach or manager approach the official on your behalf.
Control your temper. Verbal abuse of officials and sledging of other players, deliberately distracting or provoking an opponent is not acceptable or permitted behaviour in soccer.
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Fair Play Coaches
Persons coaching a team or teams within the Junior Soccer Association structure must adhere to the following Code of Fair Play:
Remember that junior players participate for pleasure and winning is only part of the fun.
Never ridicule or yell at a junior player for making a mistake or not winning.
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Fair Play Parents
Remember that the children participate in sport for their enjoyment, not yours.
Encourage children to participate, do not force them.
Focus on the child's efforts and performance rather than winning or losing.
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Fair Play Spectators
Remember that young people participate for their enjoyment and benefit, not yours. Applaud good performance and effort from all individuals and teams. Congratulate all participants on their performance regardless of the game's outcome.
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