Sauchie and Bannockburn Curling Club

    Member of Scottish Curling

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Code of Practice for Club Officials and Volunteers

The essence of good ethical conduct and practice is summarised below. All volunteers and Officials  must:

  • Consider the wellbeing and safety of participants before the development of performance.

  • Develop an appropriate working relationship with participants, based on mutual trust and respect.

  • Make sure all activities are appropriate to the age, ability and experience of those taking part.

  • Promote the positive aspects of the sport (e.g. fair play).

  • Display consistently high standards of behaviour and appearance.

  • Follow the guidelines laid down by the national governing body (RCCC) and the club.

  • Hold appropriate valid qualifications and insurance cover.

  • Never exert undue influence over performers to obtain personal benefit or reward.

  • Never condone rule violations, rough play or the use of prohibited substances.

  • Encourage participants to value their performances and not just results.

  • Encourage and guide participants to accept responsibility for their own performance and behaviour.



Code of Conduct for Club Members

Sauchie and Bannockburn Curling Club is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all its members. The club believes that it is important that members, skips, coaches and officials associated with the club should, at all times, show respect and understanding for the safetly and welfare of others. Therefore the members are encouraged to be open at all times and to share any concerns or complaints that they may have about any aspect of the club with the current President of the club.

As a member of Sauchie and Bannockburn Curling Club you are expected to abide by the following code of conduct:

  • Play within the rules and respect officials and their decisions.

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of gender, ability, cultural background or religion.

  • Keep to agreed timings for competitions and training or inform their skip or coach if they are going to be late.

  • Find a substitute if it is not possible to attend a match personally and notify the skip.

  • Wear suitable kit for match sessions or coaching as agreed with the skip or coach.

  • Pay any fees for membership, matches or coaching promptly.