PARENT/SPECTATOR CODE OF CONDUCT
The following is the Code of Conduct all spectators, including parents, are obligated to follow in EHLL, or at any EHLL activity (such as tournaments or games played in other Little Leagues). Violation of any rule may result in disciplinary action.
Spectators shall not incite or participate in any form of unsportsmanlike conduct in EHLL or at any EHLL activity.
Spectators shall not use illegal drugs, tobacco products, cigarettes, e-cigaretts, vapors, controlled substances in any form, anywhere on or in the vicinity of the playing fields as it is Strictly Prohibited. Violation of this rule will result in immediate ejection from the game and must leave the premises.
Spectators shall not use abusive or profane language or gestures at any time at any game, criticize, belittle, antagonize, berate or otherwise incite any players, anagers, coaches, adult volunteers, umpires, league officials or other spectators by word of mouth or by gesture.
Spectators shall accept all decisions of the umpires and game officials as being fair and judged to the best of their ability.
Any spectator exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct, disruptive, profane, rude and/or abusive behavior towards any player, manager, coach, umpire, game official, league official or other spectator shall be subject to removal from the spectator area and the immediate vicinity of the game by a league official. Any spectator who fails to comply with this request in a timely manner, without further argument or delay, may subject the team to which they are affiliated to forfeiture of the game and must be reported to the Board of Directors.
The President or Board of Directors of EHLL shall be be empowered to suspend any spectator from attending any EHLL games or other EHLL approved events for engaging in conduct detrimental to the operation and purpose of EHLL. Two or more violations by any spectator in any one season will result in immediate dismissal from EHLL for the remainder of the season and subject that individual to a permanent ban from EHLL at the discretion of the President or Board of Directors of EHLL.
PLAYER CODE OF CONDUCT
The following is the Code of Conduct players are obligated to follow in EHLL, or at any EHLL activities (such as tournaments or games played in other Little Leagues). Violation of any rule may result in ejection, reprimand, suspension and/or expulsion from EHLL.
The use of tobacco, alcohol or illegal drugs anywhere on or in the vicinity of the playing fields is strictly prohibited. Violation of this rule will result in immediate expulsion from EHLL.
Players shall not use illegal drugs, tobacco products, cigarettes, e-cigaretts, vapors, controlled substances in any form, anywhere on or in the vicinity of the playing fields as it is Strictly Prohibited. Violation of this rule will result in immediate ejection from the game and must leave the premises.
The following behavior will result in immediate ejection from the game or EHLL activity, a mandatory one‐game suspension from the player’s next regularly scheduled game, and such other action as EHLL deems inappropriate behavior as:
There shall be no fighting whatsoever at any EHLL activity. Any player who either suggests or threatens to fight, or initiates and/or participates in a fight before or during a game, or touches or threatens to touch anyone else in a violent or offensive manner, shall be immediately ejected from the game and suspended from the next three games. If the incident occurs after the completion of a game or at any other EHLL activity, that player(s) shall be suspended from the next four games.
It shall be mandatory for all players at the completion of their game to participate in a post‐game cheer and handshake ceremony on the field of play. In addition, all players must thank the umpiring crew and any other game officials present. Any player not participating (with the exception of injury) shall be suspended from the following game and will be subject to further suspension at the discretion of the President of EHLL or EHLL’s Board of Directors.
Players who are ejected from a game twice in any season shall be subject to a mandatory suspension for the remainder of the season. The player will automatically lose their eligibility to participate in any post‐season tournaments. In addition, the player shall be subject to a permanent ban from EHLL at the discretion of EHLL.
A player ejected from a game may be allowed to remain in the dugout or asked to leave the proximity of the playing field at the discretion of the umpire.
Any disciplinary action will begin immediately upon notification to the offending party by the President of EHLL and take effect before the next scheduled game of the offending player.