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Code of Conduct

You pledge to comply with the letter and spirit of the IBW Boys Youth Lacrosse Code of Conduct at all times as stated below.

Specifically, you pledge to:

  • Be EARLY to practice and games. If practice starts at 6pm, this means being fully geared up and ready to hit the field by 5:45 pm. Please plan ahead.
  • Honor the game by working hard, playing hard, always doing the right thing, treating everyone with respect and having fun!
  • At all times demonstrate respect to other players, coaches, officials, parents and other spectators.
  • We expect you to cheer on your team in a positive manner during the game and to play with sportsmanship. You are not to comment on the refs.
  • Demonstrate and encourage good sportsmanship and fair play.
  • Play with sportsmanship at all times.
  • Not throw your stick on the ground.
  • Not put your palms up to challenge a call
  • Focus on learning, participation, fun, and always be a team player and program supporter.
  • Know and abide by the Rules of Lacrosse, the established guidelines, and all eligibility requirements.
  • Understand that the safety and welfare of all participants and spectators is our top priority.
  • Support a drug, alcohol, and tobacco-free environment that is important for all youth sporting events.

 
Further, you pledge NOT to:
- Use profanity at a youth event
- Criticize coaches, other players, or game officials
- Touch an opposing player, coach, or game official in a threatening manner


Players, please understand that violating this "Code of Conduct" will result in disciplinary action, including: 

1. A verbal warning on first offense with immediate apology to the offended party/parties.
2. On second offense, player will sit out practice/game as applicable.
3. For third or multiple offenses, other disciplinary action (including potential expulsion from the team and/or program) will apply.

Board of Directors, Administrators, Program Assistants, Coaches, Parents and Supporters:

You pledge to comply with the letter and spirit of the IBW Boys Youth Lacrosse Code of Conduct as follows:

  • Honor the game by working and coaching hard, always doing the right thing, and treating everyone with respect and courtesy;

  • Demonstrate respect to other players, coaches, and parents; officials; and spectators;

  • Demonstrate and encourage good sportsmanship and the concepts of fair play;

  • Give the boys our best at all times;

  • Know/abide by established Lacrosse Guidelines/Rules & eligibility requirements;

  • Understand that the safety and welfare of all concerned is the top priority;

  • Support the drug, alcohol, and tobacco free environment at all youth sporting events;

  • Coaches: focus on learning, participation, fun, and being a team coach and supporter;

  • Coaches: prepare written practice plans before practices;

  • Coaches: play all the boys approximately equal time in games if they live up to their code;

  • Coaches: take attendance, note tardiness, and hold boys accountable for their code;

  • Coaches: begin and end practices on time;

  • Coaches: show up to practices and games on time and

Further, you pledge NOT to:  use profanity at a youth event; criticize coaches, players, or game officials; and touch an opposing player, coach, or game official in a threatening manner.

This pledge and contract must be signed by any board member, administrator or coach involved in the IBW Boys Youth Lacrosse Program.

I understand that violating this "Code of Conduct" will result in disciplinary action to be determined and carried out by the IBW Boys Youth Lacrosse Board.

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IBW Youth Lacrosse

 
Portland, Oregon  

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 503-250-2985
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