1.    I will participate because I want to, not just because my parents or coaches want me to.

2.    I will play by the rules and in the spirit of the game.

3.    I will control my temper since fighting and disrespect can spoil the activity for everyone.

4.    I will respect my opponents.

5.    I will do my best to try to be a true team player.

6.    I will remember that winning isn’t everything. Having fun, improving my skills, making friends and doing my best are also important.

7.    I will acknowledge all good plays or performances by both my teammates and my opponents.

8.    I will remember that coaches and officials are there to help me. I will accept their decisions, show them respect and understand they have given their time to be with me.

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