CAAC Sportsmanship Message

Acceptable Behavior

  • Applause during introduction of players, coaches and officials.
  • Accept all decisions of officials.
  • Applause at end of contest for performances of all participants.
  • Show concern for an injured player, regardless of team.
  • Encourage surrounding people to display only sportsmanlike conduct.

Unacceptable Behavior

  • Singling out individuals on the opponents team.
  • Disrespectful or derogatory yelling, chanting, singing or gesturing.
  • Booing, heckling or displaying of extreme temper over an official’s or coach’s decision.
  • Use of profanity or displays of anger that draw attention from the game.
  • Deliberate shouting derogatory chants over the cheerleaders’ cheers.

Golden Rule: Cheer for your team … not against the opponent!