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•  Encourage children to participate if they are interested. If they are not, don’t force them. 

•  If your child is unable to attend a game, please advise us as soon as possible (minimum 24 hours). 
•  Focus on playing the game, reducing the emphasis on winning. 
•  Teach children that an honest effort is as important as victory, so that the result of each game is accepted without undue disappointment. 
•  Encourage children to always play by the rules. 
•  Do not criticise children in front of others, but reserve constructive criticism for more private moments. 
•  Remember children are involved in sport for their enjoyment, not yours. 
•  Remember a child learns best by example. Applaud good play by all teams. 
•  Accept decisions of all referees as being fair and called to the best of their ability. Do not raise issues of disagreement publicly. 
•  Do not criticise opposing team members or supporters by word or gesture. 
•  Set a good example by your own conduct, behaviour 

•  Support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from sporting activities. 
•  Avoid use of derogatory language based on gender, race or appearance 

NOTE: A breach of this code could result in up to a 12 month ban on attending events conducted or in association with Jump Junior Basketball

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