Athletes

  • Be a good sport. Respect all good performances whether from your centre or the opponents and participate for your own enjoyment and benefit.
  • Participate for your own enjoyment and benefit.
  • Always respect the official’s decision.
  • Ethics and sportsmanship. Avoid gamesmanship and respect the traditions of the sport. Never become involved in acts of foul play.
  • Honour both the spirit and intention of the competition rules and live up the highest ideals of offensive remarks, trash-talking, taunting or other actions that are demeaning to other athletes, officials or supporters.
  • Never engage in disrespectful conduct of any sort including profanity, sledging, obscene gestures, competition.
  • Care for and respect the facilities and equipment made available to you during training and treat them with the utmost respect.
  • Safeguard your health. Don’t use any illegal or unhealthy substances.
  • Recognise that officials and coaches are volunteers who give up their time to provide their aspect of a Little Athletics event or competition in which you are involved.
  • Do not bet or otherwise financially speculate, directly or indirectly, on the outcome or any other.