Good Evening Everyone!
This coming weekend we will be checking vaccine passports. We have to adhere to the COVID mandates. At the North Peace Arena there will be one set of doors unlocked and there will be two people that will be scanning and checking ID's. For those who are do not have the passport you will be allowed to come in to get your child ready but then will have to leave until it is time for pick up. Masks need to be wore at all times ages 5 and up, no excuses, you are exempt show me your papers please. This is a challenging time and all we are wanting is our children to have fun playing a sport they love. Those coaches, HCSP's are all volunteers so getting angry with us does not help in any way.
We will be putting in place the yellow card system that is there to protect our volunteers and our players. I will attach the information to the bottom of this. When we signed up our children for hockey we as parents agree to what is in the policy, you can find the policy on the website and it is downloadable and printable. It is there for everyone.
For the weeknight Drop-in, NO SPECTATORS! You can come in get your child ready and we ask that you wait in your car while they are on the ice. There will be a sheet that we will check off your child so the HCSP knows who is there and how to reach a parent if necessary.
If you have questions or concerns please reach out and contact me U9@fsjminorhockey.ca.
8.6 CODE OF CONDUCT
BC Hockey players, coaches, officials, volunteers or parent of any of the previous, shall adhere to the B.C
Hockey Code of Conduct set out below. Failure to adhere to this code may bring disciplinary actions.
1) Treat everyone fairly within the context of their activity, regardless of gender, place of origin, colour,
sexual orientation, religion, political belief or economic status.
2) Abide by the BC Hockey Harassment and Abuse Policy (5.16).
3) Refrain from the public criticism of fellow members be they volunteers, athletes, coaches, or officials.
4) Respect the dignity of others and refrain from verbal or physical behaviours that constitute harassment
5) Refrain from the use of profane, insulting, harassing or otherwise offensive language in my participation
in any BC Hockey event.
6) Direct any comments or criticism at the performance rather than the person.
7) Take the initiative to learn, respect, communicate and adhere to the rules and regulations for the sport
and the spirit of such rules, while encouraging other participants to do the same.
8) Abstain from the use of non-prescription drugs, tobacco products (or vapes) and from the drinking of
alcoholic beverages in the discharging of BC Hockey duties and responsibilities.
9) Discourage the use of non-prescription drugs and alcoholic beverages or the use of tobacco products in
conjunction with athletic events or celebrations.
10) At no time request, participate in or give into requests for sexual favours within any aspect of the game
and immediately report such instances to the appropriate body.
11) Communicate and cooperate with registered medical practitioners in the diagnoses, treatment and
management of medical problems. Respect the concerns these medical personnel have when they are
considering the future health and well-being of all participants and when making decisions regarding
the ability to continue to perform or train.
12) Follow the annual training, competitive programs and rules of conduct as mutually agreed upon by
Coaches and Athletes, while recognizing the responsibilities of the Athletes to adhere to and complete.
13) Participate in team training, practice and testing and satisfy all team program testing objectives.
14) Provide Coaches or supervisors with the results of training to enable them to monitor and assess
improvement in performance.
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8.7 YELLOW CARD PROGRAM AND ZERO TOLERANCE
1) The Association expects all of its members and spectators to abide by the mission and values of the
Association, Team First Philosophies and BC Hockey Code of Conduct. The Association has adopted a
Program which may be used to address inappropriate behaviour at Minor Hockey sanctioned events.
2) The Association may enforce the â€œYellow Card Programâ€ at facilities within the City of Fort St. John where
conduct of spectators becomes a negative factor during the course of the activity in the facility.
3) Negative behaviour should be addressed as promptly and discreetly as possible to deescalate the
situation. If this cannot be accomplished, an Association member may call 911 for intervention.
a) If this step is taken, an incident report is required to be filed with the City. The Association will forward
any incident reports to the appropriate MHA President.
4) Yellow Cards will be distributed to all teams through their HCSP.
a) Incident reports are available through the HCSP.
5) Yellow Cards are meant to act as a non-confrontational means of ceasing inappropriate behaviour.
6) Yellow Cards are issued as a reminder.
a) If the offender does not cease negative conduct please advise a game official.
b) The referee may stop the game until the spectator leaves the arena
c) On ice and bench behaviour is under the jurisdiction of the game officials.