Code of Conduct: Players, Coaches, and Spectators
All players, coaches, and spectators must abide by the following Code of Conduct
Collegiate rugby players and coaches represent their colleges and are ambassadors of collegiate rugby in the United States. As such, collegiate rugby players and coaches are expected to behave with dignity both on and off the field. Collegiate rugby players and coaches should not tolerate rude or anti-social behavior of any sort which would reflect negatively on the image of rugby, NCR, or the student athlete's college/university, or the image of collegiate rugby as a serious and disciplined athletic endeavor.
Players, coaches and spectators are not to use foul language or make threatening remarks before, during or after the match. Such behavior whether directed at a teammates, opponents, match officials, spectator or even part of a pre-match "chant" or play call (such as for a line out) is unacceptable. Doing so will be considered a violation of the Code of Conduct. Any breach of this Code of Conduct will be addressed by the NCR Disciplinarian and forwarded to the rugby organization having jurisdiction and school as appropriate.
The disciplinary actions of any club/player in question of violation will first be investigated by the NCR Disciplinarian. If the NCR Disciplinarian deems it necessary, the report will then be sent to the organization that has direct jurisdiction for the club/player (such as its Conference/Union). Based on their findings, if warranted, the registered player's school should be advised.