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1. Young People

All members agree to abide by the relevant Code of Conduct and understand the consequences if they breach the Code of Conduct. Burton Rugby Football Club Codes of Conduct ensure that:
•The rights, dignity and worth of young people are respected and treated
•The physical and emotional well being of all players must be placed above all other considerations
•The relationship developed between adults and young people with whom they work must be based on mutual trust and respect
•All activities undertaken are appropriate to the age, maturity, experience and ability of players
•Everyone, including coaches, officials, doctors, physiotherapists etc. should ensure the well being, safety and enjoyment of all players
•The positive aspects of the sport e.g. fair play must be promoted
•Behaviour contrary to the spirit of the Laws of the Game or relevant regulations, or the use of prohibited techniques or substances will never be condoned
The Code of Conduct for YOUNG PEOPLE ensures that:
•Young people play because they want to do so, not to please coaches or parents
•Young players are encouraged to accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance
•All young people treat each other with the same respect and fairness
•They respect differences in gender, disability, culture, race, ethnicity and religious belief systems
•All young people appreciate that every player brings something valuable and different to the game
•They show patience and act with dignity towards others at all times
•They are aware of their own welfare and that of others, and that they do not act irresponsibly or illegally
•All young people take time to thank those who assist them, whether it be family, organisations or team mates
•Young players (and their parents / carers) are aware of what is expected of them both on and off the rugby field, and also what they are entitled to expect from the coaches

Code of Conduct - Young People