Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct – Club Members

  1. The definition of a Club Member is any person appearing on the Club Register of Members.
  2. No swearing, abusive behaviour or obscene language.
  3. Dress Code in Bar is smart/casual
    • All Hats, helmets, headwear, hoodies must be removed prior to entry.
    • No ripped or untidy clothing, singlets/vests or T-shirts with offensive slogans (as determined by the Bar Manager or an Executive Committee Member)
  4. Members should leave the facilities in the condition that they found them in as far as is reasonably practicable. This includes covering the tables with the protective sheets after use, and refraining from drinking over the snooker table.

Code of Conduct – Team Members

  1. It is expected that any Club Member who plays on a Club Team (a Team Member), will promote the highest standard of sportsmanship, see that “Fair Play” be paramount at all times and ensure that the “spirit” of any game being played is not abused. It is expected that all Club Members will conduct themselves in a manner that is both honourable and in keeping with the spirit of fair play and sportsmanship. They will not indulge themselves in tactics, either by word or action, that are likely to bring the game being played, the Club or League, in which it plays, into disrepute.
  2. Team Members should seek to shake hands with their opponents and also the referee/game leader/judge at the end of each game.
  3. Team Members must observe the highest standard of behaviour when representing the Club or attending an event/activity organised by this or any other club.
  4. A Club Member who allows the expected level of behaviour to fall may be subject to disciplinary action. Examples of the most common types of unacceptable behaviour are, Abusive behaviour or language; Threatening behaviour, Violent conduct, Provocative, rude or obscene language.
  5. Any Club Member found to be in breach of any example in 5. above may have their membership suspended or, in certain cases, may be expelled from the Club.
  6. Club Members should treat victory with humility and defeat with dignity.
  7. At all times during the course of a game, the decisions made by a referee or judge appointed to officiate, qualified or unqualified, will remain final. Players failing to accept his/her decisions may be considered to be in breach of 2. above and) in addition to any punishment imposed by the official at the time may be liable to have their membership suspended or cancelled.
  8. The Team Captain’s decisions are final regarding the running of their team, including team selection and substitutions, subject only to review by Management should you have cause for complaint.  In such a case, you should advise the Club Secretary of any complaint and it will be dealt with in accordance with our Rules.