Rules

Alcohol Policy

This club is committed to the safe service of alcohol.

  • Playing soccer whilst under the influence of alcohol is strongly discouraged for safety reasons.
  • The differential pricing in favour of low alcohol drinks is part of the safe service policy.
  • Use a designated driver or taxi service when necessary.

The club is also bound by the terms of its licence to lay down certain limitations on the consumption of alcohol as follows:

  • No alcohol or glass containers to be brought to the field.
  • No consumption of any liquor other than that bought from the canteen is permitted.
  • No alcohol is to be supplied to under-age persons.
  • Any person considered to be intoxicated will not be served alcohol.
  • By law, consumption of alcohol is confined to the designated area around the canteen, and alcohol consumption in the car park or surrounding area is not allowed.

ANY TEAM WHOSE MEMBERS ARE FOUND TO BE IN BREACH OF THIS POLICY WILL BE PENALISED AS ADVISED:

1ST OFFENCE

  • Team Penalty = 3 competition points
  • Player Penalty = 2 week suspension

2ND OFFENCE

  • Team Penalty = 3 competition points
  • Player Penalty = SUSPENSION FROM COMPETITION

Further penalties may apply as determined by the committee.

These penalties are not for negotiation nor will ignorance be accepted.

DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE. YOU KNOW IT MAKES SENSE!

Player Conduct Policy
  • Respect the rights, dignity & worth of others.
  • Remember that you are participating in a sport where enjoyment is the focus.
  • Always show respect to the officials. A fair game is their only objective.
  • Demonstrate appropriate social behaviour by not using foul language & not harassing administrators, players or referees.
  • Remain mindful that children follow your example.

The Club condemns the physical or verbal abuse or harassment of anyone associated with the competition.

The following penalties will apply for any players that use verbal abuse or harassment of anyone associated with the competition:

1ST OFFENSE – YELLOW CARD (WARNING).

2nd OFFENSE – RED CARD (SUSPENDED FROM COMPETITION FOR 1 MATCH)

FURTHER OFFENSES – SUSPENSION FROM REMAINING COMPETITION OR AS DEAMED APPROPRIATE BY THE COMMITTEE.

The following penalties will immediately apply for anyone that uses physical abuse or violent behaviour:

1ST OFFENSE – SUSPENDED FROM COMPETITION PENDING COMMITTEE RULING.

2nd OFFENSE – DE-REGISTRATION FROM THE REMAINDER OF COMPETITION PENDING FURTHER DISCIPLINARY ACTION AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMITTEE AND WUFC.

These penalties are not for negotiation & ignorance will not be accepted as defence.

This club is committed to maintaining a safe & enjoyable environment for all.