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This Code of Conduct identifies the standard of behavior that is expected of all Team Alberta participants including athletes, coaches, managers and mission staff. Participants who fail to abide by this Code will be subject to disciplinary action.
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Sample Major Infractions:
Unsportsmanlike conduct, such as fighting; Curfew violations; Repeated disturbances or disruptions after quiet time in the Athletes' Village; Repeated or gross display of disrespectful, offensive or abusive comments (which includes racist or sexist) or behaviors; Possession or use of illicit drugs or drug paraphernalia; Use of alcohol or cannabis by a minor at any time; Use or possession of alcohol or cannabis by an adult within the Athletes' Village or any Games venue or event or being under the influence of alcohol or cannabis while performing official duties for Team Alberta; Intoxication; Betting or gambling; Activities or behaviors which disrupt competition; Pranks, jokes or other activities which endanger the safety of others; Criminal activities.
Sample Minor Sanctions:
Earlier curfew; Verbal or written reprimand; Formal verbal apology (Witnessed); Formal written apology (Hand-delivered); Suspension from certain Team Alberta activities, which may include suspension from next scheduled competition at the Games; Other sanctions, as deemed appropriate by the Discipline Committee or Chef de Mission.
Sample Major Sanctions:
Revoking Team Alberta clothing; Removal of certain Team Alberta or Athletes' Village privileges; Assignment to direct supervision for a prescribed period of time; Removal from a portion of, or the remainder of the games at the expense of the athlete; Other sanctions, as deemed appropriate by the Discipline Committee.
Note that the above samples are representative only and that each discipline case may entail unique circumstances. Decisions on discipline will be at the discretion of the Chef de Mission, Discipline Committee or Appeal Committee, as appropriate.