Red River Valley Athletics offers a safe environment promoting and protecting the health, safety and well being of RRVA athletes, staff, and attendees during RRVA programming. RRVA has a Zero Tolerance policy for harassment, bullying, violence, drugs, alcohol or any other illegal controlled substances while participating in an RRVA-sponsored activity.
If you feel you or your athlete have been subject to bullying or harassment, you are encouraged to immediately report the situation to an RRVA team member. Any athlete, staff member or attendee possessing or using tobacco, alcohol, drugs or any other illegal controlled substance, and/or one who creates an environment of harassment, bullying, or violence, will be sent home at the participants' expense. Such violations may also have legal consequences.
The following statements apply to ALL of the activities sponsored by RRVA for which you have registered and consented to give your child permission to participate in.
I understand that if, in the opinion of the leader or adult-in-charge, my child is not behaving appropriately (harassing, bullying, or being violent), I may be asked to pick up my child early from an activity at my own expense. I understand that if my child is found to have drugs, alcohol, or any other illegal controlled substance, I will be asked to pick up my child early from the activity at my own expense. I understand that if my child is found to have violated this policy in excess of two incidents, membership with RRVA will be cancelled indefinitely.
I will focus on enjoying the sport and reduce emphasis on winning. I will teach my gymnast that an honest effort is as important as victory, so that the result of each competition is accepted without undue disappointment.
I will not criticize my gymnast in front of others.
I will always remember that my gymnast is involved in the sport for their enjoyment, not mine.
I will exercise good sportsmanship and applaud good skills and routines by all team members.
I will accept decisions of all judges as being called to the best of their ability and will not raise issues of disagreement publicly.
My behavior and language will always remain appropriate in the presence of children.
I will avoid negative discussions about coaches, staff, gymnasts and parents of Red River Valley Athletics or other gymnastics clubs.
I will support the coaches and their coaching techniques and decisions.
I will inform the head coach or executive director immediately of any physical injury or problem that may affect the safety of my gymnast during practice or competitions.
I will refrain from coaching my gymnast at home, at practice, or at any competition.
I will share concerns and complaints about any aspect of the club through the appropriate channels. (#1 Coach, #2 Program Director #3 Coaching Director, #4 Board of Directors)
I may not seek coaching at any gymnastics facility other than RRVA or seek coaching from any coach not currently involved with the RRVA competitive program without written consent from my gymnast's head coach or the Coaching Director.
I understand that failure to adhere to these rules by myself, my spouse, or guests may result in revocation of my membership to Red River Valley Athletics at any time.
I grant consent for my athlete's picture to be taken or to be filmed while participating in activities at Red River Valley Athletics. I authorize RRVA to use and publish images, photographs, pictures portraits, and audio, video and/or film footage of my athlete in all forms of media and in all manner for publication including, but not limited to, advertising and marketing campaigns, press releases, periodicals, social media and website use. I hereby waive any right I may have to review, inspect edit or approve such publication and I release RRVA from any claims I may have against if for use of such images, photographs, pictures, portraits and audio, video and/or film footage of my athlete.