Western Pride Club PoliciesThere is serious side to things at Western Pride.
Our club policies are in place to make sure everyone has fun and a fair go.

Needless to say we take breaches to our policies seriously, so we ask that all of our players, coaches and supporters have a quick read through to make sure we’re all on the same page and we can all get on with having fun.

Western Pride Club Code of Conduct

As a representative of Western Pride FC, all players, coaches and supporters MUST demonstrate behaviour of a very high standard.

You are representing your club and the western corridor of SE Qld, and as such, you are an ambassador of Western Pride FC and the game of Soccer generally.

While the management committee is prepared to discuss the standards of behaviour and discipline, should any player, coach, parent/s or supporters be unable to accept the standards set by the club, the alternative is to remove yourself from the club.

  • Remember that your actions will ALWAYS reflect an image that other people will remember Western Pride FC by.
  • Always adhere to the National Code of Conduct and National Spectator Code of Behaviour
  • Below are some important rules for everyone to follow at ALL times

{slide=Players}

  • Foul or abusive language is NOT permitted.
  • Pushing, shoving, or hitting other players (even in joke) is NOT permitted.
  • Always listen, and don’t talk when your Coach/Manager is speaking to the team.{/slide}

{slide=On the Field}

  • Never argue with the Referee, linespersons or other match officials.
  • Never argue with your fellow team players.
  • Never argue with opposition players.
  • Never criticise your fellow team players.
  • Never act on any advice from sideline spectators.
  • Never use foul or abusive language (or gestures) towards another player.
  • Always obey the referee’s decision.
  • Always listen to the advice or instructions from the Coach or Team Captain.
  • Always encourage and be supportive of your fellow team players efforts.2014 Competition Manual – Disciplinary Regulations2014 Competition Manual – Football Operations
  • Always shake hands with your opposition before and after the game.
  • Always play the game in a fair and sporting manner.{/slide}

{slide=Off the Field}

  • Never argue with or criticise other players from your team or other team.
  • Never use foul or abusive language or gestures, even if you think no one is around.
  • Never criticise or make fun of any other player, or person, when watching other games etc.
  • Always be polite and use good manners toward others.
  • Always respect other peoples personal belongings or property at all times.
  • Always listen to the advice or instructions from your Coach, Assistant Coach and Manager{/slide}

{slide=Coaches and Managers}

  • Never ridicule or yell at players for making a mistake or losing the game.
  • Never use foul or abusive language or gestures, even if you think no one is around.
  • Never criticise or make fun of any other player, or person, when watching other games etc.
  • Always be polite and respectful when communicating with parents, players and others.
  • Always teach players to adhere to the rules of the game in a positive manner.
  • Always ensure each player is provided sufficient time to develop and grow.
  • Always adhere to the advice of physicians regarding injured players.
  • Always ensure that equipment and facilities meet safety standards.
  • Always remain informed of latest coaching techniques and principles pertaining to child growth and development.
  • Always encourage supporters and players to adhere to the code of conduct.
  • Always lead by example – actions speak louder than words.
  • Always respect officials decisions and teach children to do as well.
  • Always respect the officials decisions.
  • Always adhere to the code of conduct as outlined by Football Qld and the Football Federation of Australia.{/slide}

{slide=Parents and supporters}

  • Never ridicule or yell at players for making a mistake or losing the game
  • Never use foul or abusive language or gestures, even if you think no one is around.
  • Never criticise or make fun of any other player, or person, when watching other games etc
  • Always be polite and respectful when communicating with team officials
  • Always respect official’s decisions and encourage others, including players to do so as well
  • Always assist your child to develop realistic personal goals that are related to their ability
  • Always adhere to a code of conduct that promotes the removal of physical and verbal abuse
  • Always applaud good play by both teams
  • Always use comments that are motivational
  • Always show respect for both teams
  • Always condemn the use of violence in any form.{/slide}

{slide=Administrators code}

  • Involve mature young people in the planning, leadership, evaluation and decision making related to our sport
  • Give all children equal opportunities to participate.
  • Ensure that rules, equipment, length of games and training schedules suit the age, ability and maturity level of player
  • Provide appropriate supervision and quality instruction for all players.
  • Remember that children participate for enjoyment. Do not over-emphasize awards.
  • Help coaches and officials highlight appropriate behaviour, skill development and help improve the standards of coaching and officiating.{/slide}

{slide=Officials Code}

  • Modify rules and regulations to match the skill levels and needs of children.
  • Compliment and encourage all participants.
  • Be consistent, fair, objective and courteous when making decisions.
  • Condemn unsporting behaviour and promote respect for all participants.
  • Emphasize the spirit of the game, rather than errors.
  • Encourage and promote rule changes, which will make participation more enjoyable.
  • Be a good sport yourself. Actions speak louder than words. Your behaviour and comments should be positive and supportive.
  • Keep up to date with the latest trends in officiating and knowledge of children’s growth and development.{/slide}

Rules & Reg’s –

Competition Regulations
PlayStation 4 National Premier Leagues Queensland 2015 season Competition Regulations.

Download as 2015 Competition Regulations pdf:

2015 Competition Regulations.pdf
 
 
Football Operations
PlayStation 4 National Premier Leagues Queensland
2015 season Football Operations Regulations.

Download as 2015 Football Operations pdf:

2015 Football Operations.pdf
 

Disciplinary Regulations

PlayStation 4 National Premier Leagues Queensland 2015 season Disciplinary Regulations.
Download as 2015 Disciplinary Regulations.pdf

2015 Disciplinary Regulations.pdf
 
 
Registrations
PlayStation 4 National Premier Leagues Queensland 2015 season Registrations Regulations.
Download as 2015 Registrations.pdf

2015 Registrations.pdf
 

National Registration Regulations

Download: Football Federation Australia’s National Registration Regulations.

National Registration Regulations (FFA).pdf

National Registration Regulations (FFA).pdf
 

International Clearance Request
Download: Request for International Clearance, principally concerning minors.

International Clearance Request (FQ).pdf
 

Age Policy
PlayStation 4 National Premier Leagues Queensland 2015 season Age Policy.
Download as Age Policy pdf:

Age Policy.pdf

Junior Player Catchment Club List & Criteria

NPL Clubs may only recruit players (U12-16) from their pre-assigned community clubs during Sept/Oct trials unless:
•The player has immediate family already playing or working at the club;
•The player lives closer to another NPL Club;
•The player has relocated from inter-state or intra-state;
•The respective TD’s advise FQ that an exception is in the best interests of the player & the NPL.

Download the NPL Catchment List.pdf
Y:\FOOTBALL\FQ COMMON\NPL\Catchment Clubs\NPL Catchment List 2014.pdf

Girls Catchment Club List
PlayStation 4 National Premier Leagues Queensland 2015 catchment clubs.

Download: Girls Catchment Clubs.pdf

Girls Catchment Clubs.pdf