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Code of Ethics
CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Sportsmanship Resolution

It is the duty of all concerned with high school athletics:

  1. To emphasize the proper ideals of sportsmanship, ethical conduct and fair play.
  2. To eliminate all possibilities which tend to destroy the best values of the game.
  3. To stress the values derived from playing the game fairly.
  4. To show cordial courtesy to visiting teams and officials.
  5. To establish a happy relationship between visitors and hosts.
  6. To respect the integrity and judgment of sports officials.
  7. To achieve a thorough understanding and acceptance of rules of the game and the standards of eligibility.
  8. To encourage leadership, use of initiative and good judgment by the player on a team.
  9. To recognize that the purpose of athletics is to promote the physical, mental, moral, social and emotional well-being of the individual players.
  10. To remember that an athletic contest is only a game – not a matter of life and death for the player, coach, school, officials, fan, community, state or nation.