Codes of Conduct for Parents/ Carers

As parents you are expected to:

– Positively reinforce your child and show an interest in their chosen activity.
– Do not place your child under pressure or push them into activities they do not want to do.
– Deliver and collect your child punctually before and after the event.
– Ensure your child has clothing appropriate to the weather conditions.
– Ensure that proper sportswear and protective equipment are worn.
Any child not in possession of the fundamental requirements will not be permitted to participate.
– Detail any relevant medical concerns or conditions pertaining to their child on the entry form. Any changes in the state of the child’s health should be reported to the Race Director prior to the activity.
– Encourage your child to play by the rules, and teach them that they can only do their best.
– Behave responsibly on the side-line’s: do not embarrass your child.
– Show appreciation and support Codes of conduct for parents and carers
– Ensure your child is punctual.
– Be realistic and supportive.
– Ensure your child has adequate food and drink.
– Accept the official’s judgment.
– Promote their child’s participation in playing sport for fun.

As a parent/carer you have the right to:
– Know your child is safe.
– Be informed of problems or concerns relating to your children.
– Be informed if your child is injured.
– Have your consent sought for relevant issues such as photography.
– Have any concerns you have about any aspect of your child’s welfare listened to and responded to in a timely, professional manner.

Any breaches of this code of conduct will be dealt with immediately by a Highland Canicrossers Member.
Persistent concerns or breaches will result in you being asked not
to attend games if your attendance is considered detrimental to the welfare of young participants.
The ultimate action should a parent/guardian continue to breach the code of behaviour may be the Highland Canicrossers Race Director regrettably asking the child to leave the session, event or club.

Signature of Parent/Carer: …………………………………

Print name Parent/Carer: …………………………………..

Date: ……………………………..