Players Code of Behaviour
By registering players agree to the code of conduct as set out below and directed by the High Wycombe Cricket Club under the MGJCA and the CJCC.
1 Play by the rules.
2 Never argue with an umpire. If you disagree, have your captain, coach or manager approach the umpire during a break or after the game.
3 Control your temper. Verbal abuse of officials and sledging other players, deliberately distracting or provoking an opponent are not acceptable or permitted behaviours in cricket.
4 Work equally hard for yourself and your teammates. Your team’s performance will benefit and so will you.
5 Be a good sport. Applaud all good plays whether they are made by your team or the opposition.
6 Treat all participants in cricket, as you like to be treated. Do not bully or take unfair advantage of another competitor.
7 Cooperate with your coach, teammates and opponents. Without them there would be no competition.
8 Participate for your own enjoyment and benefit, not just to please parents and coaches.
9 Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.
10 Players are not permitted to smoke at Junior Cricket Matches.
Parents Code of Behaviour
By registering a child parents agree to the code of conduct as set out below and directed by the High Wycombe Cricket Club under the MGJCA and the CJCC.
1 Do not force an unwilling child to participate in cricket.
2 Remember, children are involved in cricket for their enjoyment, not yours.
3 Encourage your child to play by the rules.
4 Focus on the child’s efforts and performance rather than winning or losing.
5 Never ridicule or yell at a child for making a mistake or losing a game.
6 Remember that children learn best by example. Appreciate good performances and skilful plays by all participants.
7 Support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from sporting activities.
8 Respect officials’ decisions and teach children to do likewise.
9 Show appreciation for volunteer coaches, officials and administrators. Without
them, your child could not participate.
10 Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.
11 Parents are to abide by Clubs/Associations/Councils Healthy Club Policies at Junior Cricket Matches.