Code of Conduct

  1. Players, members and officials shall abide by the spirit and positive values of the game of underwater hockey including those of fair play, respect, tolerance, equity, and the maintenance of a high standard of personal behaviour and integrity at any time they are representing Underwater Hockey Singapore (UHS) and the Singapore Underwater Federation (SUF) i.e. during training sessions, in competition and at social functions.
  2. Players, members and officials will not use any form of profanity.
  3. Players, members and officials must respect the rights, dignity, and worth of each and every person involved in the sport and will not intimidate, offend, insult or humiliate another player on the grounds of age, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability (sensory, mental or physical handicap), race, colour, marital or parental status, political ideology, economic disadvantage, and ancestry, national or ethnic origin.
  4. Players, members and officials must accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance.
  5. Players, members and officials will show respect and courtesy to the referee and match officials, and respond promptly to any rulings, decisions or requests they make whether before, during or after a match.
  6. Players, members and officials will not engage in a physical attack, including but not limited to, the laying of a hand upon, pushing, shoving, striking, or kicking of any official, participant, coach, team representative, or spectator.
  7. Players, members and officials will endeavour at all times to be mindful of safety concerns involving themself and other members during the course of training, competition and non-competitive activities.
  8. Players, members and officials will not be guilty of damaging or defacing any UHS and SUF sanctioned facilities.
  9. Players, members and officials will not use deliberately rough tactics during a game against the body or person of an opposing participant.
  10. Players, members and officials shall respect and play within the Laws and regulations that govern the sport of Underwater hockey as set out by the Confédération Mondiale Des Activités Subaquatique (CMAS) or as interpreted by UHS or the SUF.
  11. If any party breaches this code of conduct, then such a breach may lead to either temporary of permanent expulsion from UHS and the SUF, subject to review, to be decided by the UHS committee.

A copy of the Code of Conduct can be downloaded here.

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