Code of Conduct: Riders

Code of Conduct

As a member of the Western Titans BMX Club, you are expected to abide by the following code.

I will:

  • arrive for training and competition in good time to prepare properly
  • wear suitable kit (including a helmet) and clothing for all cycling activity sessions, as agreed with the coach
  • warm up and cool down properly on all occasions
  • play within the rules and respect officials and all their decisions
  • be a good sport by applauding all good performances, whether they are made by my club or the opposition
  • control my temper – verbal abuse of officials and other riders, or deliberately distracting/provoking an opponent is not acceptable or permitted behaviour in any sport
  • work equally hard for myself and my club
  • respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants¬† regardless of their gender, ability, disability, cultural background or religion
  • pay any fees promptly
  • abide by the rule that junior members are not allowed to smoke on club premises or while representing the club at competitions
  • abide by the rule that junior members are not allowed to consume alcohol or drugs of any kind on club premises or while representing the club
  • treat all participants in cycling as I would like to be treated – not bullying or taking unfair advantage of another participant
  • cooperate with my coach, club mates and opponents – remember, without them there would be no competition
  • thank officials and opponents after competition.