The Orleans Bengals Football Club hereinafter referred to, as “The Club” is located in Orléans, Ontario, Canada.

The guidelines of the Code of Conduct will be made available to all personnel prior to the start of each season. As a component of the registration process, The Club will require signatures of all parents, players of age and volunteers to having read and understood the Code of Conduct prior to their participation in The Club’s activities.

The Club is committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive learning and playing environment by promoting respect, accountability and collegiality. A positive football climate exists when all members of The Club feel safe, comfortable and accepted.

Failure to comply with The Club’s Code of Conduct may result in disciplinary action in accordance with the policy established. Code of Conduct violations may be referred to The Club’s Core-Executive depending upon the offending party and/or the nature of the incident. Violations may result in penalties designated by The Club ranging from suspension to expulsion.

Code of Conduct—Players

I will provide positive support, care, and encouragement for all players participating in The Club and NCAFA.

I will participate with The Club to the best of my abilities and accept responsibility for my actions on the field of play.

I will demonstrate good sportsmanship on the field of play at all times.

I will exercise self-control and do my best to listen and learn from my coaches.

I will be courteous and treat my coaches, others players, officials, and fans with respect, regardless of race, gender, creed, or ability.

I will refrain from the use of foul or abusive language on the field of play.

I will respect the integrity and judgment of game officials.

I will win with character and lose with dignity.

I have read the Anti-Bullying policy created by the players are part of the Be A Bengal Not A Bully Program and accept responsibility for the enforcement of said policy.

I have read and agree to abide by this Code of Conduct while a member of The Club.