Roch Valley Raiders BMX Club -
Heywood BMX Club Code of conduct for Young People  
 
As a member of the club you are expected to abide by the following code by:
 
• Arriving for training and competition in good time to prepare properly 
 
• Wearing suitable kit (including a helmet) and clothing for all cycling activity sessions, as agreed with the coach 
 
• Warming up and cooling down properly on all occasions 
 
• Playing within the rules and respecting officials and all their decisions 
 
• Being a good sport by applauding all good performances, whether they are made by your club or the opposition 
 
• Controlling your temper. Verbal abuse of officials and other riders, or deliberately distracting/provoking an opponent is not acceptable or permitted behaviour in any sport 
 
• Working equally hard for yourself and your club. Remember, your club’s performance will benefit, and so will you 
 
• Respecting the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of their gender, ability, disability, cultural background or religion 
 
• Paying any fees promptly 
 
• Abiding by the rule that junior members are not allowed to smoke on club premises or whilst representing the club at competitions 
 
• Abiding by the rule that junior members are not allowed to consume alcohol or drugs of any kind on the club’s premises or whilst representing the club 
 
• Treating all participants in cycling as you like to be treated - not bullying or taking unfair advantage of another participant  
 
• Cooperating with your coach, club-mates and opponents. Remember, without them there would be no competition 
 
• Thanking officials and opponents after competition    
 
 
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