Sportsmanship Competition



Sportsmanship will be assessed in every game by the CR.  The scoring is based on the AYSO National Games system.

Awards will be given to the teams with the highest points in each division at the end of pool play.
Scoring

  1. Players
    1. Respect for Teammates and Coaches
      • On time and properly equipped.  Cooperate with teammates and coaches (no arguing, negative comments).  Concentrate on best efforts, team play and encouraging teammates.
    2. Respect for Opponents
      • Acknowledge good plays and sporting gestures.  Treat opponents with respect.  Win with humility and gracefully accept defeat.  Shake hands and make positive comments at end of game.
    3. Respect for Officials
      • Respect referee calls and decisions in actions and words.  Thank referee/field monitors at end of game.
    4. Respect for the Game
      • Know and play by the Laws of the Game (No free kick infringement, time wasting, etc).  Play with skill rather than undue force.  Follows uniform code.  Clean team area before leaving.
  2. Coaches
    1. Respect for Players
      • Encourage and support players' best and fair efforts.  ONLY positive, instructional and encouraging comments.  Allow players to play and think for themselves.  Maximize playing opportunities for all.
    2. Respect for Opponents
      • Acknowledge good plays.  Maintain and encourage sporting behavior of self, supporters and players through words and actions.  Win with humility and gracefully accept defeat.  Congratulate/thank opposing team and coaches at game end.
    3. Respect for Officials
      • Respect referee calls and decisions.  Encourage players and spectators to respect referee calls and decisions.  Remain in team area unless asked onto the field by the referee.  Cooperate with Tournament officials.
    4. Respect for the Game
      • Know and encourage playing by the Laws of the Game.  Players are organized and ready to play, including substitutions.  Encourage self-control and fair play of players.
  3. Spectators and Supporters
    1. Respect for Players and Coaches
      • Cheer positively for efforts by both teams.  Encourage teamwork and fair play at all times.  Support coach decisions with silence or positive comments.  No coaching of players - let coaches coach.
    2. Respect for Officials
      • Respect referee calls and decisions.  Cooperates with tournament officials.  Remain in designated areas.
    3. Respect for the Game
      • Maintain self control and decorum at all times.  Acknowledge that soccer is a GAME and that best efforts of each are to be applauded.  Shows by actions and words that the Tournament is respected and supported.

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