Team Member's Code of Conduct

As a Team Member:
  • Take responsibility for your own behaviour and performance
  • Compete by the competition conditions and rules
  • Never argue with the judge's, Referee's decision
  • Control your temper- no criticism by word or gesture
  • Work equally hard for yourself and your team-your team's performance will benefit and so will your own
  • Be a good sport. Encourage and support your team members
  • Show respect for yourself, your team mates,officials, your opponents and their skills.
  • Behave in a manner that respects the rights of others regardless of mediums of communication used e.g. digital mediums such as Twitter, Facebook, emails and texts.
  • Smoking, drinking of alcoholic beverages or the use of any illegal substances is strictly forbidden.
  • Entering or remaining upon restricted licensed premises unless under the supervision of team officials or billeting parents is strictly forbidden
  • Going to bed as a reasonable hour will assist your own and your team's performance
  • Wearing the official team uniform at all times,as directed by team management/officials
  • Check-in and check-out with team management/officials each day
  • Stay in the designated team area and support other team members during times when I am not competing
  • Follow all directions of team management/officials
  • Ensure that you have telephone numbers of Team Mangers with me at all times that I am not with the team
As a Billet:
  • Stay with your assigned billeting family for the duration of the event
  • If there are problems with your billet consult with your Team Manager
  • Be courteous
  • Social activities other than those organised or approved by team mangers or host centres are not permitted
  • Advise your billets when and where you will be
  • Pay for phone calls and don't borrow money
  • If delayed unexpectedly, contact your hosts immediately.
  • Respect the wishes and routine of your billeting family.
  • Be responsible – you are representing your family, your school, your region or your State
  • Bring a small gift for your billeting family or write a letter of thanks
  • Say THANK YOU often
  • Do not consume alcohol, smoke or use any illegal substances
As a guest in Motels, Colleges, Caravan Parks and Surf Clubs etc.
  • Check for any damage to premises on arrival and notify your team official
  • Keep your room tidy- make your own bed, help with chores
  • Do not leave the accommodation area without permission from the Team Manager
  • Be aware of which team official is on supervision duty
  • Know where your team officials are staying
  • Where toilets/shower/laundry facilities are away from sleeping areas, it is advisable to attend in pairs
  • Mixed sharing of rooms is not permitted
Breach of the Code

Team Managers may deal immediately with any breaches of this code by imposing appropriate consequences, including not playing remaining fixtures, notification of parents, and being sent home at your parent's cost. Australian Futsal Association (AFA) is responsible for imposing any longer term of consequences.

Team Members will be afforded natural justice in respect of breaches of this code and for any disciplinary sanctions.


Parents' Codes of Conduct

  • Cooperate with the sport administrators to achieve the best outcomes for your child
  • Support team and event officials in maintaining a safe and respectful learning environment for all players
  • Maintain positive relationships with team officials regarding your child's learning, well being and behaviour
  • Encourage participation by your children
  • Provide a model of good sportsmanship for your child to copy
  • Be courteous and constructive in your communication with players, team officials, game officials and sport administrators
  • Encourage honest effort, skilled performance and team loyalty
  • Make any new parents feel welcome on all occasions
  • Do not interfere with the conduct of any events
  • Do not interfere with any accommodation/billeting arrangements. Once requested, you must accept the accommodation/billet allocated by the host centre
  • If you consider there are problems with your child’s accommodation/billet consult with the team manager
  • Behave in a manner that respects the rights of others regardless of mediums of communication used e.g. digital mediums such as Twitter, Facebook, email and texts.

Spectators' Code of Conduct

  • Demonstrate appropriate social behaviour
  • Remember children play for enjoyment. Don't let your behaviour detract from their enjoyment
  • Let game officials conduct events without interference
  • Support skilled performances and team play with generous applause
  • Demonstrate respect for opposing players and their supporters
  • Behave in a manner that respects the rights of others regardless of mediums communication used e.g. digital mediums such as Twitter, Facebook, email and texts.

Breach of the Code

Team Managers and event organisers may deal immediately with any breaches of this code by warning offenders about their conduct, asking offenders to leave venues, and calling police to intervene where necessary.  Australian Futsal Association (AFA) is responsible for imposing any longer term consequences such as written warnings, or barring attendance at future events for a period or indefinitely.

Parents and spectators will be afforded natural justice in respect of breaches of this code and for any disciplinary sanctions.