SPECTATOR CODE OF BEHAVIOUR
In addition to the General Code of Behaviour set out in this By-law, as a spectator in any activity held by or under the auspices of a Community Cricket Peak Body, a Region or an Affiliated Club and Association you must meet the following requirements in regard to your conduct during any such activity or event:
- Most players (in particular children) participate in Cricket activities for
fun. They are not participating for
entertainment of spectators only.
- Applaud good
performance and efforts by all players.
When watching a game congratulate both teams upon their performance regardless of the
- Respect the
umpires’ and coaches decisions. If there
is a disagreement, follow the appropriate procedure in order to question the decision and teach children to do
ridicule or scold a player for making a mistake during a competition. Positive comments are motivational.
- Condemn the use of violence in any form, be it by administrators, coaches,
players, umpires or parents/guardians.
- Show respect for your team's coach, the umpire and
opponents. Without them there would be
- Encourage players
to play according to the rules and the official decisions, and develop your own
knowledge of the rules.
appropriate social behaviour by not using foul language, and not harassing administrators, coaches, players or umpires.
- Support the use of age appropriate development activities and modified rules.