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NTB&SA Behaviour Policy

Northern Tasmanian Billiards & Snooker Association

 

Behaviour Policy -   April 2010

 

Following is what NTB&SA expect from its players during interclub and Championship matches.

 

1.     Show respect for other players and officials.

 

2.     Do not tolerate or initiate acts of aggression.

 

3.     Maintain high personal behaviour standards at all times.

 

4.     Abide by the rules and respect the decision of the official.

 

5.     Be ready at the table to commence play at the start of your match.

 

6.     Meet acceptable dress standards, which include conditions laid down by

        the NTB&SA  and unless otherwise specified precludes Track suit

        trousers, T-shirts and thongs.

 

7.     Do not over indulge of alcohol prior to or during your match.

 

8.     Shake hands at the commencement and conclusion of the match.

 

9.     Refrain from placing the chalk on the cushion rail or the table.

 

10.   At the conclusion of your visit, immediately vacate the table area.

 

11.   Not to take an unwarranted amount of time over shot selection.

 

12.   Not dispute a referee's decision regardless of whether you think you

        know it to be incorrect.

 

13.   Not berate or continue to berate a referee either by actions, words or

        aside comments to other persons during the course of the match or at its

        conclusion.

 

14.   When the non-striker, either sit or stand without causing distraction to

        your opponent, either by movement or sound.

 

15.   Not engage in unreasonable conversation or comment with the referee

        or others in the audience.

 

16.   At the conclusion of the match be courteous whether the winner or loser.

  

 

The full text of the Northern Tasmanian Billiards & Snooker Association Behaviour Policy is available as a PDF file on this link or from the Association Secretary

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