This code of conduct has been endorsed by the committee of the Old Ivanhoe Grammarians Football Club (“The Club”). Any queries or breaches regarding the code of conduct should be directed to a committee member of The Club.
Any breach deemed to be detrimental to the interest of The Club will be acted upon by the committee.
The Club is committed to a Code of Conduct (“The Code”) covering it’s committee, officials, players and supporters (“members”).
The objective of The Code is to ensure that The Club conducts itself in a sportsmanlike manner, at all times respecting umpires and opposition players, officials and supporters, whilst recognising the principle of fair play and the need to promote the game of football and it’s parent body of the VAFA.
Under the Code members of The Club must:
Treat all players and officials with respect
Refrain from verbal abuse (including but not limited to swearing or offensive gestures) or criticism of umpires or other VAFA officials
Not vilify or discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, disability, religion or gender
Follow the reasonable direction of a Club Official
Encourage people to actively support their team
Ensure all VAFA officials along with opposition players, officials and supporters are made to feel welcome at all Club home games including after match drinks
Uphold the spirit in which the game should be played
Conduct themselves at all times in a manner consistent with The Code