Spectator’s Code of Conduct
- Display good sportsmanship. Always respect players, coaches and officials.
- Act appropriately; do not taunt or disturb other fans. Enjoy the game together.
- Cheer good plays of all participants; never “boo” the opponent.
- Cheer in a positive manner and encourage fair play; profanity and objectionable cheers or gestures are offensive.
- Help provide a safe and fun environment; throwing objects onto the playing surface can cause injury to players and officials.
- Do not lean over or pound on the glass; the glass surrounding the rink is part of the playing area.
- Support the officials and coaches by trusting their judgment and integrity.
- Respect locker rooms as private areas for players, coaches and officials.
- Be supportive after the game, win or lose. Recognize good effort, teamwork, and sportsmanship.
Parent’s Code of Conduct
- Do not force your children to participate in sports, but support their desires to play their chosen sport. Children are involved in organized sports for their enjoyment. Make it fun.
- Encourage your child to play by the rules. Remember, children learn best by example, so applaud the good plays of both teams.
- Do not embarrass you child by yelling at players, coaches or officials. By showing a positive attitude toward the game and all of its participants, your child will benefit.
- Emphasize skill development and practices and how they benefit your young athlete. De-emphasize games and competition in the younger age groups.
- Know and study the rules of hockey and support the officials. This approach will help in the development of the game. Any criticism of the officials only hurts the game.