I believe that the true essence of sport is to strive for personal achievement and excellence through full and honest effort. I am committed to participating in sport with integrity, and to striving to win only by legitimate means. I pledge to learn, understand, and adhere to both the written rules of my sport and the accepted rules of fair play. I believe that violence and physical intimidation are harmful to sport, and I refuse to use such tactics in an attempt to gain an unfair advantage. I understand that officials, teammates, and opponents are all integral to sport and worthy of my respect. It is my responsibility to maintain self-control. I will accept officials' decisions without arguments, play aggressively but without hostility, and behave graciously in triumph or defeat.
I agree to act with respect toward all those I encounter through sport. This means I refrain from comments or behaviours which are abusive, offensive, racist, sexist, or otherwise belittling or demeaning to others. I do not harass or tolerate harassment by others. I respect others as persons and treat them with dignity. I respect the privacy of others. I do not endanger the safety of others through my actions. Respect for self I act with fairness and integrity in the pursuit of excellent sport. I practice drug-free sport and accept doping control. I avoid the abuse of alcohol and illegal drugs. Respect for sport I strive for personal excellence in sport. I honour and respect the spirit and traditions of sport. I do not impede the preparation for competition of other competitors or teammates. I respect the decisions of judges and officials. I promote drug-free sport.
I accept Feildians Athletic Association rules, policies and procedures governing events and competitions in which I participate. I comply with the reasonable requests of officials of Feildians Athletic Association. I accept that I am an ambassador for soccer and Feildians Athletic Association. I refrain from any action which might bring the sport of soccer or the Feildians Athletic Association into disrepute. Respect for property I respect the property and livelihood of others, which means refraining from vandalism, theft, and other forms of mischief.
I agree to comply with the Newfoundland and Labrador Soccer Association Code of Conduct and the Canadian Soccer Association Code of Conduct.
Failure to comply with this Code of Conduct may result in disciplinary action in accordance with the Discipline Policy of Feildians Athletic Association. Such action may result in the member losing the privileges that come from membership in Feildians Athletic Association, including the opportunity to participate in Feildians Athletic Association activities.
The above code and statement are borrowed and adapted from Speak Out! ..Act Now! A guide to preventing abuse and harassment for sports clubs and associations Jan 1998.