Officials Code of Conduct

All HT Heat Committee members are required to comply with the Basketball Victoria Code of Conduct for Officials.

  1. Involve others in planning, leadership, evaluation and decision making related to basketball
  2. Give all people equal opportunities to participate
  3. Create pathways for people to participate and develop through the sport not just as players but as coaches, referees and administrators
  4. Ensure that rules, equipment, length of games and training schedules are modified to suit the age, ability and maturity level of players
  5. Provide quality supervision, instruction and a safe environment for all players
  6. Remember that basketball is for fun
  7. Help coaches and officials highlight appropriate behaviour and skill development, and help improve the standards of coaching and officiating
  8. Assist all participants in basketball to know and understand the rules
  9. Give a copy of the codes of conduct to spectators, officials, parents, coaches, teachers, players and the media and encourage them to follow it
  10. You set an example. Your behaviour and comments should be positive and supportive
  11. Make it clear that abusing people in any way is unacceptable and will result in disciplinary action
  12. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person
  13. Always respect the use of facilities and equipment provided

Ref:  Basketball Victoria – Code of Conduct