Please Read and Acknowledge our Code of Conduct
Code of Conduct
Flag Football World Championship Tour National Championships
I understand that I am part of an elite group of flag football officials and that I:
⦁ Am conscientious of the time, money and commitment our players and staff invest in this tournament.
⦁ Promise to match their commitment with my best efforts.
⦁ Understand my important role in this tournament.
⦁ Bear a great responsibility to ensure a fair and safe event.
⦁ Am free of any obligation or bias to impartial and fair judgments.
⦁ Shall be professional in all interactions with players, coaches, spectators and staff.
⦁ Will abide by the direction of the tournament staff regardless of my biases or “how we do it back home”.
⦁ Will avoid anything that may lead to a conflict of interest, either real or apparent, which could compromise the perceived impartiality of my officiating.
⦁ Will bring my “A” game every day of the event.
⦁ Will be punctual.
⦁ Have mastered both rules of the game and mechanics necessary to enforce the rules and I will recuse myself if I have not mastered the rules and mechanics needed.
⦁ Will dress neatly, appropriately, and in accordance with prescribe guidelines.
⦁ Will push myself mentally and physically in order to provide our players my very best.
⦁ Affirm that I will not slack or lose focus nor allow my fellow officials to slack or lose focus.
⦁ Understand that we are an officiating team and we are only as strong as our weakest link.
⦁ Understand and accept the stress, fatigue and risk of injury associated with officiating a tournament of this magnitude.
⦁ Will not use cell phones or other electronic devices at all during games, even as a timing device. However, I may use them before, during half time and after games.
⦁ Accept full responsibility for my actions.
⦁ Have not made any false or misleading statements regarding my qualifications, credentials, experience, training or competence.